NFL Playoffs http://www.kplu.org en Seahawks Vs. Saints: Battle Of Two Great Coaches http://www.kplu.org/post/seahawks-vs-saints-battle-two-great-coaches <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Seahawks host the New Orleans Saints Saturday at </span>CenturyLink<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Field in round two of the NFL playoffs.</span></p><p>The Seahawks beat the Saints 34-7 last month in Seattle. KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says the outcome of that Monday Night Football game has affected how both teams are preparing for Saturday’s match-up. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 12433 at http://www.kplu.org Seahawks Vs. Saints: Battle Of Two Great Coaches Seahawks' First-Round Playoff Bye Continues To Pay Off http://www.kplu.org/post/seahawks-first-round-playoff-bye-continues-pay <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Seahawks may not be playing in the first-round of the NFL playoffs this weekend but they’ll be closely watching the teams who are playing in the NFC Wild Card match-ups.</span></p><p>The Hawks clinched their division with a win over the Rams last Sunday and that earned them a first-round bye, in addition to home field advantage in the playoffs. KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says the timing couldn’t be better. Fri, 03 Jan 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 12222 at http://www.kplu.org Seahawks' First-Round Playoff Bye Continues To Pay Off A Lot At Stake For Seahawks On Sunday http://www.kplu.org/post/lot-stake-seahawks-sunday <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Even though the Seahawks have the best record in football (12-2) and have already made it to the playoffs, that doesn't mean they can coast through Sunday's game against the Cardinals.</span></p><p>KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says a win would mean a lot.</p><p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 11898 at http://www.kplu.org A Lot At Stake For Seahawks On Sunday Seahawks' playoff defeat leaves one fan heartbroken but hopeful http://www.kplu.org/post/seahawks-playoff-defeat-leaves-one-fan-heartbroken-hopeful <p>A dramatic comeback was not enough for the Seahawks Sunday. They lost to the Falcons 30-28 in the NFC Divisional playoff game in Atlanta. Find out what one longtime Seattle sports fan has to say about it. Mon, 14 Jan 2013 16:30:00 +0000 Kevin Kniestedt 7548 at http://www.kplu.org Seahawks' playoff defeat leaves one fan heartbroken but hopeful Preview: The Hawks' late rise http://www.kplu.org/post/preview-hawks-late-rise <p>The Seahawks&#39; late-season winning streak is keeping their hopes alive for making the playoffs. A lot of things have to happen first, but there&#39;s a sliver of hope they&#39;ll make it to the post-season for the second year in a row. Thu, 15 Dec 2011 20:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 3461 at http://www.kplu.org Preview: The Hawks' late rise Seahawks' season ends in loss to Bears http://www.kplu.org/post/seahawks-season-ends-loss-bears <p>Snow flurries and a fired up Bears team proved too much for Seattle, as Chicago controlled the game through most of three quarters, and held on for a 35-24 NFC semifinal playoff win at Soldier Field.</p><p>The NFC North champs scored on their first possession, led by the steady arm of quarterback Jay Cutler, making his professional post-season debut. The Bears offensive line protected Cutler all afternoon, leading to a 28-0 margin in the 3rd quarter.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 16 Jan 2011 20:43:10 +0000 KPLU News Staff 542 at http://www.kplu.org Seahawks' season ends in loss to Bears Real-life Seahawks have landed at Woodland Park Zoo http://www.kplu.org/post/real-life-seahawks-have-landed-woodland-park-zoo <P>Have you ever seen an actual Seahawk? No, we're not talking about Matt Hasselbeck or Marshawn Lynch here, but the natural, feathered namesake of Seattle's NFL team.</P> <P>The bird's proper name is the Steller's sea eagle and two of them now are now in residence at <A href="http://woodlandparkzblog.blogspot.com/2011/01/sea-eagles-newest-members-of-seahawks.html">Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo</A>. Fri, 14 Jan 2011 23:16:28 +0000 Gary Crawford 539 at http://www.kplu.org Real-life Seahawks have landed at Woodland Park Zoo Seahawks upset Saints http://www.kplu.org/post/seahawks-upset-saints-0 <p>The Seattle Seahawks sent shock waves around the NFL Saturday by beating steep odds and pulling off one of the biggest upsets in league history, defeating the defending Super Bowl-champion New Orleans Saints, 41 to 36.&nbsp;</p><p>Quarterback <a href="http://www.seahawks.com/team/roster/Matt-Hasselbeck/fe26f620-daa8-40ee-b261-e60ce3493fb2">Matt Hasselbeck</a>&nbsp;threw four touchdown passes, lifting the 'Hawks offense, tallying 272 yards in the air. It was Hasselbeck's&nbsp;best passing performance in a playoff game.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 09 Jan 2011 02:40:58 +0000 KPLU News Staff 504 at http://www.kplu.org Seahawks upset Saints Monday morning's headlines: Funding higher ed, Seahawks in playoffs, and M.I. High in London http://www.kplu.org/post/monday-mornings-headlines-funding-higher-ed-seahawks-playoffs-and-mi-high-london <P><EM>Washington looks for better ways to fund higher education, the Seahawks claim the NFC West title and a playoff berth, and Mercer Island High's band prances through London's New Year's parade. Mon, 03 Jan 2011 14:20:55 +0000 KPLU News Staff 454 at http://www.kplu.org Monday morning's headlines: Funding higher ed, Seahawks in playoffs, and M.I. High in London