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Seahawks announce Jackson as starter, Whitehurst starts anyway

Seahawks Browns Football AP

Tarvaris Jackson is active for Sunday’s game against the Bengals, but he’ll start the game on the sideline.

Charlie Whitehurst was out with the Seahawks starter to open Sunday’s game, which came as a surprise. The Seahawks announced Jackson as the team’s starting quarterback, then made a change at the last minute for an unexplained reason. ¬†Jackson remains available.

The Bengals lead 10-0 early. Whitehurst was sacked on a three and out to start the game, so perhaps he won’t stay in the game for long.

UPDATE: And Tarvaris Jackson has entered the game with the score 10-3.

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10 Responses to “Seahawks announce Jackson as starter, Whitehurst starts anyway”
  1. axespray says: Oct 30, 2011 4:49 PM

    “yo coach, these fools ain’t playing, put me in the game… no? ..’ight, forget it, I’m going in!”
    – whitehurst puttin’ the team on his back.

  2. bearsrulepackdrool says: Oct 30, 2011 4:50 PM

    Why do bad teams play games with QB gameday starters? It never works. It only confuses your own team.

  3. zpfeifer7mn says: Oct 30, 2011 4:51 PM

    What was it that Pete Carrol said about the Vikings handling of Tarvaris Jackson. Spoke a little too soon

  4. bahzeal says: Oct 30, 2011 5:25 PM

    Tuck Rule? are you serious refs!

  5. pacificnw7722 says: Oct 30, 2011 5:47 PM

    Are you kidding me?? WORST officiating I’ve seen in a long long time.

  6. fumblenuts says: Oct 30, 2011 6:14 PM

    I seriously can’t believe the downward spiral of this team since 2005. It is just pathetic that we can’t hire a DECENT coach for this team. I hope we fire Pete the Cheat and go after Jeff Fisher before some other team gets him.

  7. paulbrownsrevenge says: Oct 30, 2011 6:21 PM

    Will Jackson give up his number 7 for Matt Barkley?

  8. bahzeal says: Oct 30, 2011 7:24 PM

    it hurts to be a seahawks fan.

    hats off to the bengals and coach lewis

  9. joetoronto says: Oct 30, 2011 8:05 PM

    Pete Carroll is completely out of place in the NFL.

  10. beelicker says: Oct 31, 2011 6:07 AM

    @bahzeal

    Thanks for sayin’ … trust me, I been there

    Looks like we just maybe finally busted the longstanding Bengal curse of the Thrownin’ Samoan Jack Thompson!

    Dalton looked like a real vet taking charge of the game for himself on his first trip in!

    & Just think if Stripes wouldn’t have been so flat coming in after the bye week?

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