Mike Chan

  • joined Apr 11, 2010
  • last login Aug 21, 2014
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Defining the Seahawks' D: Pete Carroll's Journey

From Arkansas to Minnesota to New York to San Francisco to Boston to Los Angeles.


An Honest Critique and Analysis of a Mariners Fan...Fiction

On a Monday night a friend of mine recently tweeted a link to a fandom account of fictional stories written on Mariners players that does not involved statistics, sabermetrics or even any baseball...

Defining the Seahawks' Defense: An Introduction

When Pete Carroll was first hired by the Seahawks in 2010, he preached that the team would (eventually) field an aggressive, fast, but most of all unique defense on the field that would surprise a...

Falcons 20, Seahawks 0

What follows is a detailed review of what happened in the divisional playoff game.

Seahawks sign Antoine Winfield to a one year deal


What's next in this championship-oriented offseason?

A football play, translated

Like many other sports, football resonates a type of language within its play.

NFL Draft 2013: Mike's Seahawks Draft Board 2.0

Since my last Draft Board post, the Seahawks signed Cliff Avril & Michael Bennett, and traded for Percy Harvin. Yowza.

NFL Draft 2013: Mike's Seahawks Draft Board

There's always somewhere to improve.

Flynn's days numbered in Seattle? A retrospective

"I think we have a great setup. I feel very blessed that we have two quarterbacks, two starting-caliber guys." - John Schneider

A Spark

After twenty-six weeks of games, the NFL finally closed last Sunday on the final whistle of Super Bowl XLVII.

The Russell Wilson Robot QB Owner's Manual


We want to get you the best results from your new quarterback and to operate safely. This guide will contain all the information necessary to achieve that goal. Please read carefully.

A Brief Reflection of the 2012 Season

Field Guller jwilde29 recently posted a fanpost that I thought was a good guide in reflection upon the year that was 2012. I thought I should post my answers separately, because there is definitely...

Defensive versatility & 4th quarter adjustments

On the first seven snaps that Kirk Cousins played for Washington, the Seahawks responded with seven different looks on the line.

An alien on the loose

The Seahawks and the A-gap blitz.

The invaluable technique of hand-fighting

There's no doubt that the Seahawks' secondary are notorious for being physical. Too Physical, some have noted.

The schematics of a questionable fake punt


On Sunday night, there were two teams that ran fake punts in their respective games: The 49ers playing on the road against the Patriots, and the Seahawks playing in Canada against the Bills.

Tom Cable and the Zone Blocking Scheme, Part IV


Because you can't basically run the ball.

A Fan's Reflection: The Bye Week

I shouldn’t be on this site right now. My dorm is still holding whatever remnants of the early Thanksgiving dinner my floor had last night; my roommate got a little too wild and puked on his...

Tom Cable & the Zone Blocking Scheme, Part III


The long awaited sequel.

Darrell Bevell's creativity in play design


In a league where passing has begun to dominate the playbook, Pete Carroll called on Tom Cable and Bevell to return the team to its basic smashmouth roots - a callback to the "traditional" way to...

Mariners extend RHP Hisashi Iwakuma through the 2014 season with an option for 2015.



The Jason Jones Effect


There are two important adages that I follow in life: one, you never know how much something is worth until you've lost it, and two, interior pass rush is the most important factor to a good pass...

The science behind The Beast


Since the day the Seahawks traded for Marshawn Lynch, fans have been fascinated with his brash, hard running style that practically demands physicality. And why wouldn't we?

The Drive


"When you talk about finishing, you gotta believe, you got to have in your heart to do it right." - Pete Carroll

Russell Wilson's 'dancing' in the pocket


"We want him to move to throw. We don't want him to move to run." - Pete Carroll, on Russell Wilson

Notes on the 'Hawks offensive scheme, playcalling


All the materials Russell Wilson needs to succeed are there; he just has to know how & when to use them effectively.


Ask Field Gulls, Round 1

Hello Rams fans! Do you guys hate the Cardinals? We do too! Don't like the 49ers? So do we! Play in the NFC West? Hey! We should be friends! On a more serious note, I am a humble representative...

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