7:23 PM EST, Sat December 20, 2014

Cliff Avril: I want to keep the party going

Cliff Avril’s deal wasn’t all that complicated. “They wanted to do a deal and I signed on the dotted line,” the defensive end said. OK, maybe it was a little more than that. He said he and the Seahawks tried to get a deal done at the end of last year, but other things came up (AKA, Michael Bennett contract, as well as Kam Chancellor, Earl Thomas, Richard Sherman, Doug Baldwin). “I didn’t want to go back into free agency,” Avril said after signing a four-year extension reportedly worth $28.5 million. “I didn’t like that whole process two years ago. … Read more »
Tacoma News-Tribune Dec 10, 2014

Keys to Seahawks’ defensive uprising: “Standing up” on third downs

Making more plays on first and second downs with healthy Bobby Wagner and Kam Chancellor have led to Seattle’s huge improvement on third-down defense. That has directly led to the…

Video and quotes: Seattle safety Kam Chancellor

One of the most-oft questions of this Seattle season has been this --- how is Kam Chancellor feeling? Today he answered it as directly as the path he often takes to ball carries. "I feel good,'' he said with a smile as he met Seattle media today. Chancellor said that when asked specifically if this is as good as he has felt physically since the Super Bowl, having earlier said that the two weeks he had off while resting a groin injury also helped further heal his hip. "It’s just one of those things when you’re feeling good, you just play free,'' he said of how being healthier has helped...
Field Gulls Dec 4, 2014

Seahawks vs. Eagles: Player interviews/pressers for Thursday

Russell Wilson and Kam Chancellor spoke at the Thursday Presser today, Byron Maxwell joined The Barbershop on Wednesday night, plus a few additional interviews below. Listen in. Russell Wilson: Russell Wilson Week 14 Press ConferenceQuarterback Russell Wilson talks about the teams' progress, preparing for the Eagles defense, watching the Grey Cup game with Russell Okung, and meeting Stevie Wonder. Kam Chancellor: Kam Chancellor Week 14 Press ConferenceSeahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor speaks with the media about preparing to face the Eagles on Sunday in Philadelphia. Byron...

Seahawks Richard Sherman named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

Seattle's Richard Sherman has been named the NFC's Defensive Player of the Week after picking off two passes in the Seahawks' 19-3 win at San Francisco It is the fourth time Sherman has won the award in his career. It's also the third time a Seahawk has won it this year, with safety Kam Chancellor earning the honors the other two times, including the previous week when Seattle beat Arizona 19-3.
Tacoma News-Tribune Nov 29, 2014

Revitalized: Seahawks’ defense more dominant the last two games than it was last season

The return to health of middle linebacker Bobby Wagner and Kam Chancellor have led a revival that has turned Seattle’s season from scuffling to scintillating.

Seahawks’ Kam Chancellor named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for performance against Cardinals

Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor returned to dominant form Sunday as he helped the Hawks plow over the NFC West-leading Arizona Cardinals. His performance has earned him NFC Defensive Player of the Week honors, the NFL announced Wednesday. On Sunday at CenturyLink Field, Chancellor tied for the team lead with eight combined tackles, including […]

Seahawks Kam Chancellor named NFCs Defensive Player of the Week

Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor is the NFCs Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced Wednesday.
Seattle Times Nov 26, 2014

Seahawks Kam Chancellor named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

Seattle safety Kam Chancellor was named the NFC's Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in the team's 19-3 win over Arizona Sunday.
Seattle Times Nov 25, 2014
How Kam Chancellor fired up the Seahawks with his pregame speech, physical game

How Kam Chancellor fired up the Seahawks with his pregame speech, physical game

Finally healthy, Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor fired up his team with an emotional pregame speech, then lit up the Cardinals with his physical play.

Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn: "I think that felt maybe the most connected we’ve had been defensively this year''

Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn said during his weekly meeting with the media today that he felt the Seattle defense was the "most connected'' it has been all season during Sunday's 19-3 win over Arizona. Here's the official transcript of Quinn talking about that, as well as the impact of a now-healthy Kam Chancellor, the return of Bobby Wagner, and more: (On what Kam Chancellor has been able to do this season even with the injuries he’s been dealing with) Really, we count on him for so much. I think it’s the toughness, the factor that he brings, the way he can tackle, and all...

Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor gave emotional pregame speech

RENTON — Normally, pregame speeches are handled by defensive lineman Michael Bennett and quarterback Russell Wilson. But before Sunday's game against Arizona, safety Kam Chancellor, one of the team's more reserved leaders, took his turn for the first time. "It was probably the best one I’ve ever heard in my life," linebacker K.J. Wright said. "Usually guys are just talking to talk, but I actually felt him and he just spoke from the heart.” Added Wright, “We needed that.” Chancellor said Bennett asked him to speak when he got to the stadium. "I just started thinking about everything...

Seahawks Kam Chancellor feels right for the first time in a long time

The Seahawks win over Arizona might have represented a turning of the corner for the health of Pro Bowl strong safety Kam Chancellor. "It was the best hes felt," coach Pete Carroll said.
Tacoma News-Tribune Nov 23, 2014

Bobby Wagner’s return sparks Seahawks’ dominant defensive effort

Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner returned after missing five games with a turf toe and tied the now-healthy Kam Chancellor with a team-high eight tackles.

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