The day in pictures: Thursday

Check out some images from Thursday’s practice, brought to you by Seahawks.com photographer Rod Mar:


Defensive tackle Amon Gordon puts a move on offensive tackle Will Robinson during 1-on-1 drills. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Linebackers David Hawthorne, Lofa Tatupu and Will Herring kneel and watch a play during Thursday’s practice. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Matt Hasselbeck makes a throw downfield. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Backup quarterback J.P. Losman receives the shotgun snap. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


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The day in pictures: Wednesday

Check out some images from Wednesday’s practice, brought to you by Seahawks.com photographer Rod Mar:


Ben Obomanu makes a sliding catch. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Tailback Marshawn Lynch hauls in a pass. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Defensive line coach Dan Quinn instructs Jay Richardson and Amon Gordon. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Wideout Mike Williams makes a move downfield. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Players gather around Coach Pete Carroll during his post-practice speech. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


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Photoblog: Seahawks Fall to Atlanta.

The Seahawks returned to Qwest Field in Week 15 for a matchup with the NFC leading Atlanta Falcons.

In the locker room hours before kickoff, safety Lawyer Milloy wraps black tape around his shoe and ankle.

Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck and head coach Pete Carroll confer in the locker room before the game.

Cornerback Marcus Trufant does his pregame stretching as the low winter sun cast his long shadow across the turf.

Even though receiver Deon Butler is lost for the season with a broken leg, the team's equipment staff prepared his locker as usual.

Butler entered the locker room via wheelchair aided by assistant equipment manager Kyle Stillwell. At right is Butler's close friend Aaron Curry.

Defensive leader Lawyer Milloy followed injured defensive end Red Bryant (right) with an impassioned pregame speech to the team moments before taking the field.

Running backs Justin Forsett and Marshawn Lynch make their way through the fog blanketing the tunnel used in pregame introductions.

Tight end Cameron Morrah is upended by Atlanta's Thomas DeCloud during the Seahawks opening scoring drive.

The Seahawks stuff Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan's sneak attempt on fourth down, but officials ruled for a first down which was upheld after a Seahawks challenge.

Seahawks fans show their displeasure with the ruling on the field after Seattle believed it had stopped the Falcons on fourth down.

Linebacker Will Herring forces a fumble by Atlanta's Jason Snelling, but the Seahawks were unable to recover the loose ball.

Seahawks defensive back Jordan Babineaux provided a highlight with this interception of a Matt Ryan pass.

Babineaux returned the interception 27 yards to set up a field goal by the Seahawks Olindo Mare.

Seahawks linebacker Raheem Brock drives Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan into the turf.

Seattle's Aaron Curry celebrates a defensive play.

The Sea Gals dressed in festive attire for the game, which is the last home game before the holidays.

Charlie Whitehurst entered the game in the second half and engineered a scoring drive capped by his one-yard touchdown run.

Head coach Pete Carroll speaks to the team in the locker room following the defeat.


The day in pictures: Friday

Check out some images from Friday’s practice, brought to you by Seahawks.com photographer Rod Mar:


Punter Jon Ryan gets a punt off. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Coach Pete Carroll launches a pass. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


The Seahawks conduct practice on a picture-perfect day at Virginia Mason Athletic Center. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


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The day in pictures: Thursday

Check out some images from Thursday’s practice, brought to you by Seahawks.com photographer Rod Mar:


Tailback Chris Henry tries to escape the grasp of defensive tackle Amon Gordon. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Matt Hasselbeck chats with offensive lineman Chris White between plays. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Wideout Golden Tate turns upfield. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


A bald eagle soars over practice. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


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The day in pictures: Wednesday

Check out some images from Wednesday’s practice, brought to you by Seahawks.com photographer Rod Mar:


Wideout Mike Williams returns to practice on Wednesday. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Receiver Ben Obomanu catches a pass on his first day back at practice after sitting out with a laceration on his hand. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Coach Pete Carroll runs between drills. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Matt Hasselbeck drops back from center. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Tailback Marshawn Lynch is all smiles on the first day of the work week for the Seahawks. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


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The day in pictures: Thursday

Check out some images from Thursday’s practice, brought to you by Seahawks.com photographer Rod Mar:


Defensive players churn through agility bags near the start of practice. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Linebacker David Hawthorne closes in on tailback Chris Henry. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Offensive tackle Russell Okung comes off the line. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Matt Hasselbeck makes a pass downfield. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Special teams coordinator Brian Schneider directs a drill. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


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Photoblog: Seahawks Find a Better Half.

Seattle got back on the winning track against Carolina at Qwest Field, on a day the team officially retired the jersey of famed offensive lineman Walter Jones. A 31-14 over the Panthers moved the Seahawks back into a tie for first place in the NFC West.

Jake Olson, a 14-year-old from Huntington Beach, California battled eye cancer since birth until doctors removed his eyes last year. Since becoming blind, Jake has become a motivational speaker and an inspiration to many. He met coach Pete Carroll during USC's 2009 season and was a guest of the Seahawks on Sunday.

In the Seahawks locker room before the game, running back Marshawn Lynch stretched out and listened to music in front of his locker.

Seahawks defensive backs huddled together before taking the field for pregame warmups.

When the team returned to their locker room after pregame warmups, Kennard Cox applied eye-black patches before heading back out for kickoff.

Cornerback Marcus Trufant is shrouded in fog as he makes his way through the tunnel, ready to be announced as a starter to the roar of the 12th Man.

Seattle wide receiver Golden Tate made a valiant dive for this pass by Matt Hasselbeck which fell incomplete, but a defensive holding call on the Panthers gave the Seahawks a first down and kept the drive alive.

Just before the two-minute warning in the first half, legendary offensive lineman Walter Jones emerged, posing for a photo with team superfan "Mama Blue" before getting his jersey retired in a brief ceremony.

With his mother and children at his side, Walter Jones thanked his former coaches, teammates and the 12th Man as his jersey was officially retired by the team.

As he did earlier in the season, Golden Tate found himself flying through the air after reception over the middle.

Tate managed to get a hand down to break his fall and came down with the completion.

The Seahawks running game was in full "Beast Mode" in the second half, when Marshawn Lynch scored three rushing touchdowns.

Getting fullback Michael Robinson back from injury was a blessing for the Seahawks' running game, something that was not lost on head coach Pete Carroll. Carroll congratulated Robinson for blasting a hole up the middle for Marshawn Lynch's touchdown from the one-yard line in the third quarter that capped a 96-yard drive to open the half.

Seattle's defensive captain showed why he is the rock of the Seahawks defense, intercepting a pass by Carolina's Jimmy Clausen and returning it 26-yards for a touchdown in front of the Seahawks sideline to give Seattle a 17-14 lead.

Return specialist Leon Washington races away from the pack on an 84-yard punt return that nearly yielded a touchdown.

Head coach Pete Carroll and special teams coach Brian Schneider get fired up along the sidelines after Washington's big return that set up a touchdown that gave Seattle a 24-14 lead.

On the Seahawks bench, running back Marshawn Lynch talks to Leon Washington after Washington's punt return set up Lynch's second touchdown of the day.

Seattle's defense wasn't the only ones doing the hitting, as offensive tackle Russell Okung leveled Carolina's Captain Munnerlyn after Munnerlyn intercepted a Matt Hasselbeck pass.

Seattle's Raheem Brock celebrates after one of his two sacks on the afternoon.

The traditional postgame prayer shared by players of both teams at midfield was led by Jake Olson, who then attended coach Pete Carroll's post-game speech to the team in the locker room

Head coach Pete Carroll was exhuberant in the locker room after the game, telling them that their inspired play in the second half against Carolina should carry through the final four games of the season as they push for the playoffs.


The day in pictures: Friday

Check out some images from Friday’s practice, brought to you by Seahawks.com photographer Rod Mar:


Coach Pete Carroll addresses his club at the end of the workout. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Defensive tackle Colin Cole goes through some drills after practice. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Matt Hasselbeck and defensive coordinator Gus Bradley share a light-hearted moment following practice. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


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The day in pictures: Thursday

Check out some images from Thursday’s practice, brought to you by Seahawks.com photographer Rod Mar:


Tailback Justin Forsett finds a hole. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Wideout Brandon Stokley turns upfield. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Sun drenched the Seahawks’ practice on Thursday. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Kicker Olindo Mare drills a ball held by punter Jon Ryan. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


Coach Pete Carroll addresses his team following the practice. [Photo by Rod Mar, Seahawks.com]


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