Cliff Avril - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Cliff Avril Israel fumbles goodwill visit of NFL players JERUSALEM (AP) — It was supposed to be a feel-good visit by a group of professional football players to give a boost to image-conscious Israel. But in an embarrassing fumble by the Israeli government, only five of 11 NFL players in the delegation showed up after being blitzed by Palestinian activists opposed to the visit. Israel's minis... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:37:00 GMT 2017-02-15T16:37:00Z NFL player pulls out of Israel trip, feels 'used' JERUSALEM (AP) — An American professional football player has pulled out of a sponsored trip to Israel, accusing its government of trying to use him for PR purposes and citing sympathy for the Palestinians. Seattle Seahawks defense lineman Michael Bennett's last-minute decision came as an embarrassment to the Israeli government, which has invited a group ... Sun, 12 Feb 2017 19:18:00 GMT 2017-02-12T19:18:00Z After lackluster finish, Seahawks host Lions in NFC playoffs SEATTLE (AP) — Only a few weeks ago, the Seattle Seahawks and Detroit Lions were fighting for the No. 2 seed in the NFC playoffs and a coveted bye that makes getting to the Super Bowl so much easier. Stumbles by both teams over the final few weeks have led to the Seahawks hosting the Lions in the NFC wild-card game on Saturday night and a test of whether momentum even matter... Fri, 06 Jan 2017 19:27:00 GMT 2017-01-06T19:27:00Z Inconsistent Seahawks show up again in loss to Cardinals SEATTLE (AP) — After 15 games, the only certainty about the Seattle Seahawks is to expect inconsistency. Even coach Pete Carroll can't be sure of what kind of performance he's going to get from a team that's bound for the playoffs for the fifth straight year. "I don't know. I keep thinking we're going to do right, we're going to do well... Sun, 25 Dec 2016 07:13:00 GMT 2016-12-25T07:13:00Z Seahawks take NFC West title with 24-3 win over Rams SEATTLE (AP) — For all the flaws, the Seattle Seahawks are back where they always expected to be. In the postseason and as champions of the NFC West. "I think it's a huge significance in terms of consistency," Seattle coach Pete Carroll said. "It's something that we really do take great pride in because of the implications for the playoffs." ... Fri, 16 Dec 2016 05:51:00 GMT 2016-12-16T05:51:00Z Pack is back: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay rout Seahawks 38-10 GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers moved right out of the pocket, found Davante Adams running down the right sideline and tossed a perfect pass into his receiver's hands. Adams cut left as his defender slipped before racing to the end zone for a tone-setting touchdown on the opening drive of a decisive 38-10 win over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. On that same play, Rodge... Mon, 12 Dec 2016 02:58:00 GMT 2016-12-12T02:58:00Z