5 results for month: 09/2010
The Seahawks’ 35th Anniversary Dream Team
By Clare Farnsworth Imagine a Seahawks offense with the ability to move the ball with Shaun Alexander running behind the left side of a line comprised of Walter Jones, Steve Hutchinson and Robbie Tobeck, and aided by the bulldozing lead blocks of fullback Mack Strong. Now, picture that same offense featuring a passing attack with Matt Hasselbeck distributing the ball to Hall of Fame wide receiver Steve Largent, as well as Brian Blades, slot receiver Bobby Engram and tight end John Carlson. On defense, close your eyes and envision just how dominating a line could be with sack-master ends Jacob Green and Michael Sinclair flanking a tough-...
Anthony Simmons, a Haircut, and a Barbie Dream Car
September 16, 2010 Even though retiring at 30 gave him some freedom, Anthony Simmons sought a new life after a career as a linebacker in the National Football League. Now, he's starting a new season in his life and hopes to succeed as an entrepreneur and owner of Sharkey's Cuts for Kids in Henderson, Nevada. Simmons' football career was structured and planned out. "You always had someone telling you where to go and where to be," Simmons said. "It was all planned out, so the only thing you had to focus on was your job." After seven seasons as a linebacker with the Seahawks (1998-2004) and the New Orleans Saints, for whom he didn't physic...
Chad Brown – Mr. 12th Man
September 12, 2010 Chad Brown did the honors raising the 12 flag prior to the Seahawks' home opener against the 49ers on Alumni Weekend. Chad's wife Kristin joined in for a photo before the two joined another sellout crowd cheering the Seahawks on to a 31-6 win.
2010 Alumni Weekend – Sunday Get Together
The 2010 edition of Seahawks Alumni Weekend started with a bowling tournament on Saturday and rolled right into a pregame brunch on Sunday, with introductions on the field before the Seahawks/49ers home opener. A great win by the Seahawks capped a great weekend for all in attendance, and the Seahawks alumni crew are already hard at work planning for the 2011 alumni weekend!
Greg Gaines Faced Fight of Life with Prescription Drugs
September 8, 2010 By John Glennon - The Tennessean On Good Friday in April 2009, Greg Gaines' daughters thought their father was about to die. Their father — a Nashville high school football legend, a standout player at the University of Tennessee and a seven-year NFL veteran — lay unconscious on a bedroom floor, making guttural noises as foamy liquid spewed from his mouth. His breath was faint. His eyes appeared to be shaking in their sockets. They thought he had finally lost his battle against prescription drug abuse, a legacy of his football career. This was not the first time that Gaines, now 51, had overdosed on pain ...