Maura Dooley

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Maura Dooley is producer of Seattle Sports' Mike Salk Show, which airs each weekday from 6-10 a.m. She hosts a fantasy football advice feature on Seattle Sports' social media channels and served as sideline reporter for the XFL's Seattle Dragons. Maura moved around a lot growing up in a military family, always on the east coast until high school when her family was stationed in Colorado Springs. She attended the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs before deciding to explore the Pacific Northwest and joining the Seattle Sports team. Follow Maura: @Maura_Dool

Who Seahawks’ safety options could be after cutting Adams, Diggs

Could the Seattle Seahawks add a big name at safety in free agency or the draft after cutting both Jamal Adams and Quandre Diggs? Maura Dooley breaks down the options.
3 months ago

With J.J. McCarthy mocked to Seahawks, how can Penix raise his draft stock?

Why is Michigan QB J.J. McCarthy being tied to the Seattle Seahawks in mock NFL Drafts instead of UW Huskies QB Michael Penix Jr.?
5 months ago

Seahawks Check-In: What we’ve learned through 4 games

Maura Dooley takes a close look at the 3-1 Seattle Seahawks, detailing where they've improved, where they need to get better, and what is both certain and uncertain.
8 months ago

Which Seahawks stand out after preseason and training camp?

Maura Dooley of Seattle Sports' Brock and Salk breaks down the Seattle Seahawks who turned heads this offseason going into Week 1.
10 months ago

Seahawks Insider: Injury updates, what stands out from camp

Seattle Seahawks insider Maura Dooley breaks down where the team stands on the injury front, plus some highlights from training camp.
10 months ago

SEC analyst explains what Seahawks are getting with Derick Hall

SEC analyst Cole Cubelic joined Seattle Sports’ Brock and Salk to discuss his insight into Seattle Seahawks rookie edge rusher Derick Hall.
1 year ago

NFL.com’s Zierlein: Why Tyree Wilson would be great for Seahawks at No. 5

"If Tyree Wilson was there, I wouldn’t blink an eye," NFL.com draft analyst Lance Zielein said of the Seattle Seahawks' No. 5 pick.
1 year ago

Want to know who Seahawks will draft? Look to the Senior Bowl

Seattle Sports' Maura Dooley breaks down why the Senior Bowl has become a reliable source of Seahawks draft picks in recent years.
1 year ago

Seahawks will return to their roots, play rookies right away in ’22

The Seahawks didn't shy away from leaning on rookies earlier in Pete Carroll's tenure. With a strong draft class, expect them to get back to that in 2022.
2 years ago

Rookie class may be why Seahawks are leaning toward Geno Smith

Geno Smith may not have the ceiling that Drew Lock does at QB, but the Seahawks may be prioritizing other young players over the QB battle.
2 years ago

Seahawks’ 3 draftees picked around DK in 2019 can make their marks on D

Three early 2019 Seahawks draft picks have chances to make a big impact for Seattle in 2022. Maura Dooley has all the detailes.
2 years ago

Dooley: Believe in the Mariners — unlike in ’21, this isn’t just about hope

Maura Dooley of Seattle Sports details why believing in the 2021 Mariners during their run to 90 wins was about hope, and now is something different.
2 years ago

How are Seahawks rookies looking? What’s stood out to Pete Carroll

Maura Dooley breaks down what Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll had to say about his 2022 draft class after minicamp and OTAs.
2 years ago

Salk and Bumpus: Are Seahawks trying to build a roster like the 49ers?

Matt Hasselbeck thinks the Seahawks want a roster like the 49ers. Mike Salk and Michael Bumpus explain how Seattle and San Francisco compare.
2 years ago

Seahawks’ offense in ’22 is Waldron’s 2nd chance at 1st impression

While 2021 was Shane Waldron's first season as Seahawks offensive coordinator, Maura Dooley details why 2022 will be the first chance to see his offense.
2 years ago

Seahawks Draft: What high-round selections of 2 tackles means

Maura Dooley looks at what Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and FOX Sports analyst Brock Huard said about Seattle's two draft picks at offensive tackle.
2 years ago

Seahawks, who need RB depth, could consider 2 impactful draft options

The Seahawks have two good running backs in Rashaad Penny and Chris Carson, but with their injury histories, they may need to draft another.
2 years ago

Breaking down Seahawks’ 1st-round options with ESPN draft analyst Matt Miller

The Seahawks will have a lot of choices when they pick at No. 9 in the NFL Draft. ESPN expert Matt Miller filled us in on some of the best options.
2 years ago

Biggest Mariners Questions in ’22: Who are the biggest wild card bats?

When the Mariners return to action, who are the biggest wild cards for the lineup? The Mike Salk Show's Maura Dooley shares her three picks.
2 years ago

With UW product Taniela Tupou, Seattle Seawolves ready for 5th Major League Rugby season

The Seattle Seawolves will start their fifth Major League Rugby season Sunday with a new but familiar face on the roster: former UW and Seahawks football player Taniela Tupou.
2 years ago

Seahawks’ special teams deserve some praise after Packers’ collapse

Maura Dooley explains why the Seahawks' special teams didn't get enough credit, especially after seeing how special teams cost Green Bay in the playoffs.
2 years ago

Seattle Kraken still looking for consistency, chemistry after another long break

The Seattle Kraken return from a nine-day break from play with the first of five games over the next eight days on Monday night.
2 years ago

Despite recent Seattle Kraken struggles, their resilience shines through

The difficulties that come with navigating roster decisions during a pandemic aren’t unique to the Seattle Kraken, but the added challenge of being an expansion team is.
3 years ago

3 Seattle Kraken players keying turnaround after 6-game skid

The Seattle Kraken have won three of four against some of the NHL's best teams since ending a six-game losing streak. Maura Dooley breaks down three players who have stepped up.
3 years ago