Seahawks Rumors & News

  • How Russell Wilson, Seahawks destroy defenses with 'empty' set

    ESPN "When Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson attended Jon Gruden's QB camp in 2012, one of the topics they discussed was going empty. That is, an offensive look with five pass-catchers going out into routes and no running backs in the backfield. It's a concept that Wilson had success with..." August 30

  • Blacks Represent 70 Percent Of NFL Players, Fan Base 83 Percent White

    Real GM Football "Seventy percent of African-American men comprise NFL rosters despite representing only six percent of the United States' population. While the majority of NFL players are black, the NFL fan base is 83 percent white and 64 percent male. The NFL has no African-Americans who are a majority..." August 30

  • Seahawks Releasing Veteran CB Brandon Browner

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Seahawks are releasing veteran CB Brandon Browner, as their trim their roster down to 75 players before tomorrow’s deadline. Browner, 32, was in the second year of his three-year, $15 million contract that included $7.75 million guaranteed with the..." August 29

  • Report: NFL thinking about eliminating the preseason

    Sportsnaut "The NFL preseason isn’t for everyone. The casual fan really isn’t interested in watching training camp bodies play in a meaningless game. Though, it’s still a cash cow. Interest is there. Stadiums sell out. The cost of television rights remain relatively high. In reality, it makes very..." August 28

  • Russell carries Seahawks over Cowboys

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Russell Wilson turned in an impressive performance to lead the Seattle Seahawks to a 27-17 victory over the Dallas Cowboys in a preseason game Thursday night at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Wash. The game featured the debut of Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott, but the..." August 26

  • Christine Michael fantasy stock on rise after great preseason

    Larry Brown Sports "Christine Michael is, once again, a name fantasy football enthusiasts need to be watching. I know, I know — you’ve heard this too many times before. Michael was the running back the Seattle Seahawks in the second round that was “just a Marshawn Lynch injury away from being a stud.” He then got..." August 26

  • Marshawn Lynch still giving Thomas Rawls, Christine Michael advice

    ESPN "In the days leading up to the Seattle Seahawks' third preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys, running backs Thomas Rawls and Christine Michael heard from an old friend: Marshawn Lynch. He was calling from Australia where he's spending the week with the Cal football program. "Me and..." August 26

  • Kam Chancellor “a little surprised” by Ezekiel Elliott’s physical play

    Seattle Times "Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor saw some action and made his preseason debut against Dallas. Chancellor, who was dealing with a groin injury, played two series against the Cowboys in the 27-17 victory Thursday night at CenturyLink Field. “I wanted to stay out there,” he said. “I don’t really..." August 26

  • Pete Carroll: RB Thomas Rawls will play in the season opener

    Seattle Times "Seahawks coach Pete Carroll was clear in the trajectory of running back Thomas Rawls’ return from a season-ending injury last season: Rawls will be ready for the season opener on Sept. 11 against the Miami Dolphins. “Thomas looks really good,” Carroll said. “All I can tell you is he looks..." August 24

  • Doug Baldwin takes issue with Michael Bennett’s contract stance

    Sportsnaut "The Seattle Seahawks have been a feisty bunch during training camp and the preseason. Michael Bennett has been involved in multiple on-field fights. Meanwhile, best buddies Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin just went at it during practice this week. Whether this tells us anything about the..." August 24

  • Doug Baldwin admits agitating after practice-fight with Richard Sherman

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett talked about upholding the “code,” after he was thrown out of practice for fighting. But for Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin, some things supersede the code, as their offense tries to establish its identity after an offseason of change. “I mean,..." August 24

  • Marshawn Lynch is back to playing football again -- sort of

    Fox Sports "Marshawn Lynch has been retired for months now and is away from the NFL for the first time since 2006. He hasn’t steered completely clear of football since calling it quits, though. Lynch hitched a ride with the Cal football team, his old college squad, on its trip to Australia ahead of a..." August 24

  • Russell Wilson's baseball advice for Tim Tebow

    ESPN ""Any advice for Tim Tebow?" I asked Russell Wilson, the former minor-league baseball player, about the man trying to get a minor-league contract after being out of organized baseball for 11 years. "Hope he can hit a curveball," Wilson said. Wilson was drafted as a second baseman in the..." August 23

  • Steve Keim regrets passing on Russell Wilson, even though Keim really didn’t

    Pro Football Talk "As the Cardinals prepare for another season featuring another pair of games (at a minimum) against the Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson, the man who runs Arizona’s football decision spent some time regretting a decision made more than four years ago: Not drafting Wilson. “There’s this..." August 22

  • Russell Wilson moved his wedding out of North Carolina due to bathroom law

    Pro Football Talk "At a time when NFL players have been criticized for not speaking out on social issues, one prominent quarterback quietly took action in connection with his offseason nuptials. Via TheKnot.com, wedding planner Mindy Weiss said that Wilson’s wedding to Ciara originally was set for North Carolina,..." August 22

  • Russell Wilson on Tim Tebow’s baseball career: ‘Hope he can hit a curve ball’

    Sportsnaut "Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson knows a thing or two about attempting to play baseball professionally. After being selected in the fourth round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the Colorado Rockies, Wilson tried his hand in the minors. He responded by posting a .229 average with a 36..." August 22

  • Michael Bennett kicked out of another Seahawks practice

    Seattle Times "Asked a couple of weeks ago if he knew yet how to best straddle playing football with passion versus crossing over the line, Michael Bennett said he didn’t know, and wasn’t sure if he ever will. “I don’t know where that line is yet,’’ Bennett said then, which came after he had been ejected from..." August 22

  • NFL drops “probable” from injury report, redefines “questionable” and “doubtful”

    Pro Football Talk "It’s definite that “probable” no longer will be part of the NFL injury lexicon. As first noted (as best we can tell) by Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald and as the league office confirms, the widely-misconstrued P-word has been dumped from the injury reporting procedures. “The ‘Probable’..." August 21

  • After practicing again Sunday, Seahawks RB Thomas Rawls says ‘I know I will be ready by the first game’

    Seattle Times "As the team had promised, Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls was a full participant in Sunday’s practice as he continues on his road to recovery from off-season surgery to repair a broken and dislocated ankle. Seahawks general manager John Schneider has said the team hopes to get Rawls into the..." August 21

  • Vikings edge Seahawks on late interception TD

    The Sports Xchange "Minnesota cornerback Marcus Sherels returned an interception 53 yards for the winning touchdown late in the fourth quarter, lifting the Vikings past the Seahawks 18-11 Thursday at Seattle in a rematch of last season's dramatic NFC wild-card game. Sherels picked off a pass from Seattle rookie..." August 19

  • Less 'wild' Christine Michael has Seahawks teammates, coaches believing

    ESPN "The summer of Christine Michael continued Thursday night as the Seattle Seahawks running back carried 10 times for 55 yards in the team's second preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings. Michael has rushed 17 times for 99 yards (5.82 YPC) in two games, and by all indications, he will have a..." August 19

  • Pete Carroll defends offensive line, says Russell Wilson has to get the ball out more quickly

    Seattle Times "Seahawks coach Pete Carroll knew that of all the statistics from Thursday night’s preseason 18-11 loss to the Minnesota Vikings one would stand out — the four sacks that quarterback Russell Wilson endured in the first half. So Carroll decided to head off that topic quickly during his post-game..." August 19

  • Russell Wilson: Seahawks “most competitive team and talented team” he’s been on

    Pro Football Talk "The Seattle Seahawks have made the playoffs in four straight seasons, appeared in two Super Bowls and won their first Lombardi Trophy in the four years since Russell Wilson became the team’s starting quarterback in 2012. And yet, Wilson believes the 2016 version of the Seahawks may be the best..." August 18

  • Snoop Dogg Rips NFL for Allowing Players to Own Guns But Preventing Them From Smoking Weed

    Complex "Deep down, the NFL is probably not OK with its players owning guns. In the past, there have been quite a few players who have gotten themselves into trouble as a result of carrying guns, so if the league had its way, it would likely force all players to stop purchasing guns. They can’t legally..." August 18

  • NFLPA exec says NFL has 'zero credible evidence' for interview demands

    Sporting News "The NFL has threatened to suspend players mentioned in an Al Jazeera America report that alleges steroid use if they don't submit to an interview. The union isn't about to give in so easily. NFL Players' Association executive George Atallah told ESPN's "Outside the Lines" on Wednesday the..." August 18

  • Michael Bennett starting book club for Seahawks players

    Sportsnaut "Seattle Seahawks veteran defensive end Michael Bennett is using his influence to start a book club for the players on the squad. “Try to get a book and try to have a good conversation about it,” Bennett said, per Sheil Kapadia of ESPN. “Read a couple chapters and just go through it. ‘What’s..." August 17

  • Seahawks OC Darrell Bevell on the running back position: ‘You might see a couple guys rolling in there’

    Seattle Times "Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls took another step in his progress from surgery to repair a broken and dislocated ankle today by getting a little more work during team drills. Rawls lined up with the first team offense in an early team drill and got a carry or two. Being able to practice on..." August 17

  • NFL considers early week ’18 opener in China

    Sports Business Daily "The NFL could open the 2018 season on a Tuesday or Wednesday in China, with its traditional Thursday night season-opening game following later that same week, according to the league’s top international executive planning the proposed game. Intent on staging a game in China despit... " August 15

  • Pete Carroll planned to re-insert Trevone Boykin, and it paid off

    Pro Football Talk "Yes, preseason games are meaningless. But when a team is considering backing up a $21 million per year quarterback with an undrafted rookie, it makes sense to use the games that don’t count to help get the No. 2 guy ready for his primary job description — enter the game without warning. That’s..." August 14

  • Seahawks score on final play to edge Chiefs

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The first eight minutes of play between the Seattle Seahawks and Kansas City Chiefs on Saturday afternoon provided plenty of action at Arrowhead Stadium. So did the game's final minute. In between, the preseason opener for both teams was a snoozer. But then nobody should..." August 13

  • Seahawks reach 5-year licensing deal with Texas A&M

    ESPN "Texas A&M has reached a new agreement to license use of the 12th Man phrase to the Seattle Seahawks, the school announced Thursday. As part of the new five-year deal, the Seahawks will pay an undisclosed royalty fee for using the mark just in the Pacific Northwest. A source also told ESPN that..." August 11

  • Seahawks' Jimmy Graham consulted Victor Cruz while rehabbing patella tendon injury

    USA Today "Jimmy Graham tapped into the insight of a man who could surely relate to his comeback from a torn patella tendon: Victor Cruz. Graham, the Seattle Seahawks tight end, practiced Wednesday for the first time since suffering his injury in November. He consulted Cruz, the New York Giants receiver,..." August 11

  • Seahawks' Graham returns to practice after starting camp on PUP list

    The Score "Jimmy Graham has taken a massive step in his recovery from a significant knee injury suffered last season. The Seattle Seahawks tight end was back on the practice field for the first time Wednesday after starting this year's training camp on the physically unable to perform list." August 10

  • Mike Tomlin wise to rest several starters heading into Steelers preseason game Friday against the Lions

    Behind The Steel Curtain "Football will officially be back on Friday night at Heinz Field when the Detroit Lions invade Heinz Field for the first preseason game for both teams, but fans who plan on attending the game won't be seeing some of the Steelers stars even dressed for the game. Mike Tomlin spoke with media..." August 10

  • Russell Wilson is "Always Listening to Gospel" Before Kickoff, Refuses the 6 God

    Complex "Russell Wilson is just about one of the most humble people you could ever meet. He’s like Tim Tebow, but Wilson doesn’t look like he’s going back to baseball any time soon. At age 27 there is definitely more to come for the Seattle Seahawks quarterback. Not only does he have two Super Bowl..." August 10

  • Seahawks' Rawls removed from PUP list

    The Score "Seattle Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls was removed from the physically unable to perform list after passing a physical Sunday, according to ESPN's Adam Caplan. Rawls rushed for 830 yards and four touchdowns during his rookie season before suffering a fractured ankle against the Baltimore..." August 07

  • Trevone Boykin remains clear No. 2 QB after Seahawks’ first four training-camp practices

    Seattle Times "After four days, the Seahawks rested, taking Wednesday off before resuming training camp Thursday. Here’s a review by position group of what stood out during the first four practices: Quarterback The big question here remains who will back up Russell Wilson once the regular season begins...." August 06

  • Seahawks' Bennett on practice ejection: 'It's cool with me'

    The Score "Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett remains unfazed after being ejected from Thursday's practice by head coach Pete Carroll. Bennett was kicked out of the session after fighting with the team's offensive linemen, and was escorted to the locker room by defensive end Cliff..." August 06

  • Seahawks sign veteran guard Jahri Evans

    Seattle Times "The Seahawks have signed veteran guard Jahri Evans, who played the last 10 seasons with the New Orleans Saints and was named to six consecutive Pro Bowls from 2009-14, adding experienced depth to a young offensive line that at the moment could have new starters at every spot this season. Evans,..." August 06

  • Seahawks hosting Jahri Evans

    The Score "The Seattle Seahawks will host free-agent guard Jahri Evans on Friday, reports NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Evans, a 10-year veteran, has spent his entire career with the New Orleans Saints, where he was a five-time All-Pro. He was released by the Saints in February." August 05

  • Pete Carroll: Jimmy Graham and Thomas Rawls ‘really close’ to returning

    Yardbarker "The Seattle Seahawks offense is close to getting two major upgrades. Running back Thomas Rawls and tight end Jimmy Graham both remain on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list after injuries ended their 2015 campaigns. But according to head coach Pete Carroll, both are progressing..." August 05

  • Michael Bennett gets tossed out of Seahawks practice

    ESPN "Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett spent the final part of Thursday's practice on the sideline after being thrown out by head coach Pete Carroll. The offensive and defensive lines have been mixing it up often through the first five training camp practices. During a team drill, in..." August 05

  • Seahawks add two, end long snapper competition

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks made a host of roster moves Thursday and are going forward with just one long snapper on the preseason roster. The team waived Drew Ferris, leaving rookie Nolan Frese as the only long snapper on the roster. The Seahawks are hoping Frese can replace Clint Gresham, who held the job..." August 04

  • NFL's Brandon Browner: No Charges In Alleged Attack On Baby Mama's Dad

    TMZ "A big pre-season victory for Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner -- who will NOT be prosecuted for allegedly attacking his baby mama's father last month ... TMZ Sports has learned. We broke the story ... cops were investigating Browner after the alleged victim claimed he was in a..." August 03

  • Michael Bennett calls Cam Newton to apologize for “taking the dollars” comment

    Pro Football Talk "When Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett made his call to action to NFL players, the one he seemed to single out by name for not being vocal enough was Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. But Bennett has since made another call. A source close to the situation tells PFT that Bennett has..." August 01

  • Seahawks TE Cooper Helfet out with cracked bone in foot

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks placed Jimmy Graham on the physically unable to perform list at the start of training camp as he continues to make his way back from a torn patellar tendon and now they’ve lost another tight end to injury. Cooper Helfet has a cracked bone in his foot in the first practice of camp...." July 31

  • Seahawks' Bennett urges NFL players to speak out on social issues

    NFL.com "Wearing a Black Lives Matter t-shirt after Saturday's practice, Michael Bennett was critical of fellow NFL players who he believes have remained silent on social issues. The popular Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman singled out some of the league's highest profile players for not being more..." July 31

  • Michael Bennett “in town” as Seahawks open camp

    Pro Football Talk "Recent quotes from Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett created the impression that he possibly would stay away from training camp, due to lingering unhappiness with his contract. NFL Media reports that, with the Seahawks opening camp on Saturday, Bennett is “in town.” Whether he’s “in..." July 30

  • John Schneider: Seahawks will look at veteran backup QB options

    Pro Football Talk "Backup quarterback may be the biggest uncertainty for the Seattle Seahawks as training camp gets set to begin on Saturday. For the first time since Russell Wilson won the starting job in 2012 over Tarvaris Jackson and Matt Flynn, the Seahawks don’t have a veteran option sitting behind Wilson on..." July 29

  • Report: Seahawks DE Chris Clemons retiring

    Sportsnaut "Mere months after signing a one-year deal to return to his old team, Seattle Seahawks defensive end Chris Clemons is reportedly retiring from the NFL. It’s a pretty shocking turn of events for Clemons and the Seahawks. The veteran was expected to fill the void left by Bruce Irvin as a pass-rush..." July 29

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