Pass Rush

Pass Rush: The Path Ahead

There will be no free agent additions to the Seahawks defensive line that this year that rival what Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett were last year. The younger players with upside like Everson Griffen are lo...

SUPER BOWL: Do Not Count On Sacks

Seattle signed some great pass rushers this off-season with Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett. Clinton McDonald has upped his pass rush game, and a slew of other Seahawks have contributed to a much improved pass...

The Magic Sack Number = 3

Seattle boasts the most talented secondary in the NFL. They held opposing quarterbacks to a cumulative 74.8 rating last season. That means that quarterbacks playing against the Seahawks end up playing about as...

Expectations For Bruce Irvin

Bruce Irvin has rare speed for a defensive end. Even the draft experts that panned the Seahawks selection of Irvin in the first round freely admitted he was the best pure pass rusher in this draft. Yet, that ...

The Missing Pass Rush

Two games have been played. The starting defense has played roughly four of those eight quarters. They have a grand total of zero sacks and zero credited quarterback hits (we all saw Bruce Irvin hit Peyton Man...

Eyes On Pass Pressure

Seattle's defense succeeded last season in spite of a lackluster and inconsistent pass rush. One of the most common questions I get about camp is whether the sacks I see are the result of good pass rushers or ...

The Rare Seattle Pass Rusher

Bruce Irvin being selected as the 15th pick in the NFL draft has gotten plenty of coverage. Most national media has panned the pick because they see it as either much higher than Irvin needed to be drafted, or...

2012 Seahawks Draft: Day 1 Thoughts

Rarely has a first round been as frenzied as what NFL fans just witnessed in the 2012 NFL Draft. Team selections and trades were getting tweeted 5-10 minutes before the ESPN coverage caught up, mostly by Seaha...

Pass Rush May Not Equal Defensive End

Seattle ended the season in the Top 10 of just about every meaningful statistic on defense, from scoring to yards per play to opposing passer rating to turnovers. They finished tied for 19th in sacks. TeamRanki...
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