Seattle defensive back signs big contract

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 27 (UPI) -- Seattle Seahawks cornerback Marcus Trufant has agreed to a six-year contract with the NFC West team.
NFL: Seattle 35, Washington 14

NFL: Seattle 35, Washington 14

SEATTLE, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- A touchdown pass from Matt Hasselbeck to D.J. Hackett triggered a late rally that gave Seattle a 35-14 NFL wild-card victory over Washington Saturday.

Redskins' QB earns top NFC weekly honor

NEW YORK, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Reserve Washington quarterback Todd Collins Wednesday was named NFC Player of the Week after his heroics in last Thursday's 24-16 win over Chicago.

NFL: Seattle 42, Arizona 21

SEATTLE, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Matt Hasselbeck was 22 of 33 passing for 272 yards and four TDs Sunday and the Seattle Seahawks routed Arizona 42-21.

NFL: Seattle 23, San Francisco 3

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Matt Hasselbeck threw two TD passes Sunday, as the Seattle Seahawks cruised past San Francisco 23-3 and into sole possession of first place in the NFC West.

Trufant questionable for Seahawks

SEATTLE, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Cornerback Marcus Trufant of Seattle Wednesday was listed as questionable for the Seahawks' divisional round playoff game against Washington on Saturday.

NFL: Seattle 24, Chicago 17

SEATTLE, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Shaun Alexander rushed for 101 yards and a pair of touchdowns and Marcus Trufant had a late interception Sunday as Seattle beat the Chicago Bears, 24-17.

Shoulder injury sidelines Springs

SEATTLE, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Oft-injured cornerback Shawn Springs of the Seattle Seahawks will miss at least half the upcoming NFL season because of a broken bone in his right shoulder.

Seahawks sign Marcus Trufant

CHENEY, Wash., July 24 (UPI) -- The Seattle Seahawks Thursday signed cornerback Marcus Trufant, their first-round draft pick.

Seahawks sign Trufant

SEATTLE, July 24 (UPI) -- The Seattle Seahawks Thursday signed their top pick in the NFL Draft in April, cornerback Marcus Trufant of Washington State, to a five-year contract.

NFL Draft -- NFC

NEW YORK, April 27 (UPI) -- Selections by NFC teams during the 2003 NFL Draft:

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Defensive linemen popular in NFL Draft

NEW YORK, April 26 (UPI) -- The NFL Draft began in predictable fashion Saturday, then turned almost comical and finally settled in with a big run on defensive linemen.

NFL Draft List -- Team by Team

NEW YORK, April 26 (UPI) -- Team-by-team selections during the first day of the NFL Draft:

NFL Draft List -- Round 1

NEW YORK, April 26 (UPI) -- Selections made in the first round of the 2003 NFL Draft:

NFL Draft Capsules -- Defensive Backs

NFL Draft Player Capsules -- Defensive Backs
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NFL Draft top prospects

Top prospects, by position, in the 2003 NFL Draft:
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College Football Preview -- Pac-10

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