Eric Mandel

Eric Mandel
Eric Mandel joined and 710 ESPN Seattle in August after almost a decade of reporting at daily and non-daily newspapers in Wisconsin, Iowa, and Washington.

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Marshawn Lynch
Video: Marshawn Lynch does wheelies, plays chicken with bus in Scotland
Eric Mandel | January 17, 2017 10:56 am

A Twitter video shows former Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch popping wheelies on his BMX bicycle in Paisley, Scotland — while playing chicken with a bus.

Brock Huard expects that offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell's job is safe in 2017. (AP)
Huard: Might be time for Pete Carroll to re-think Seahawks’ coaching staff
Eric Mandel | January 17, 2017 10:14 am

Brock Huard said he is 90 percent sure that the Seahawks coaching staff will return intact in 2017 but also thinks it warrants evaluating all options, including kicking the tires on Chip Kelly.

This disputed non-pass interference call between Julio Jones and Richard Sherman highlighted the end of the Seahawks-Falcons matchup earlier this season. (AP)
Falcons star receiver Julio Jones not looking for ‘revenge’ against Richard Sherman
Eric Mandel | January 12, 2017 1:41 pm

Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones says he is looking forward to matching up again against cornerback Richard Sherman and won’t be afraid to complain to the refs if he’s being interfered with.

AEG president of facilities Bob Newman said the developer believes KeyArena has "good bones." (AP)
AEG official: Queen Anne, KeyArena ‘absolutely’ best spot for NBA, NHL
Eric Mandel | January 12, 2017 1:12 pm

Bob Newman, president of facilities at AEG, told “Brock and Salk” that Queen Anne is the best spot for a new arena to attract the NBA and NHL, and that KeyArena has “good bones.”

FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2014, file photo, the San Diego Chargers play against the Oakland Raiders during the first half of an NFL football game at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. The Chargers are moving to Los Angeles, where they will join the recently relocated Rams in giving the nation's second-largest media market two NFL teams for the first time in decades. The announcement was made Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
Chargers announce they’re moving team to Los Angeles
Eric Mandel | January 12, 2017 9:06 am

The San Diego Chargers are moving to Los Angeles, where they will join the recently relocated Rams in giving LA two NFL teams for the first time in decades.

The Seahawks' current odds of winning the Super Bowl are 10-to-1. (AP)
Seahawks’ odds to win the Super Bowl tied for 2nd worst among teams still in playoffs
Eric Mandel | January 11, 2017 5:21 pm

The Seahawks have tied for the second worst odds to win Super Bowl LI among the eight remaining teams, ahead of only the Houston Texans.

Mayor Ed Murray
Seattle official: City is open to complete rebuild of KeyArena, as long as it’s not designated historic
Eric Mandel | January 11, 2017 12:23 pm

Brian Surratt, director of Seattle’s Office of Economic Development, explained the Request for Proposal released Wednesday by the city about a new KeyArena.

Luke Falk will return to WSU for his redshirt senior season. (AP)
QB Luke Falk announces he’s returning to Washington State for senior season
Eric Mandel | January 11, 2017 9:33 am

Star Washington State quarterback Luke Falk announced Wednesday that he will be returning to school for his redshirt senior season.

The Seahawks held the Falcons' top two running backs to 50 yards rushing combined on Oct. 16. (AP)
Cliff Avril and Seahawks’ defense concerned with Falcons’ 1-2 punch out of the backfield
Eric Mandel | January 10, 2017 1:38 pm

Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril said stopping the Falcons’ backfield tandem of Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman will be crucial in Saturday’s divisional playoff matchup.

Free safety Earl Thomas inspired his teammates during his return to CenturyLink Field Saturday. (AP)
Seahawks’ new secret weapon: Coach Earl Thomas
Eric Mandel | January 9, 2017 10:38 am

Injured free safety Earl Thomas did more than just offer inspiration before and during the Seahawks’ 26-6 playoff win over the Lions on Saturday, giving advice and encouragement to teammates along the way.