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  1. 2017 Off-Season Thread
  • Seahawks’ stormy offseason presents Pete Carroll with his biggest coaching challenge

    Seattle Times "When Pete Carroll addressed the media a few days after the Seahawks’ season-ending loss to Atlanta in mid-January, he began, as he is wired to do, with a soliloquy of optimism. “By the time we walked out of that locker room,” the coach said, “because of the year that it’s been and the things..." May 28

  • Colin Kaepernick To Seahawks “Likely To Happen?”

    Pro Football Rumors "The Seahawks became the first team to meet with Colin Kaepernick this offseason about a potential roster spot, and the latest coming out of the league is pointing the former 49ers starter to the Pacific Northwest. Many around the NFL expect this union to commence, with ESPN.com’s Jeremy Fowler..." May 28

  • Seahawks legend Cortez Kennedy wore No. 96. In 1992, he wore No. 99, and here’s why.

    Seattle Times "On the day that he died, Cortez Kennedy’s banner was the only thing illuminated at CenturyLink Field, a spectacular pin drop of light. The arches, the seats, the field — all dark. At the top of the banner: KENNEDY. Below that: 96. For 10 of his 11 seasons, that was the number Kennedy..." May 27

  • Did Spike Lee just break news that Colin Kaepernick signed with the Seahawks?

    Fanrag Sports "Spike Lee and Colin Kaepernick are hanging out this weekend, and Lee took to Instagram to thank Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll for the “signing” of Kaepernick. Remember: Kaepernick has not officially been signed yet." May 27

  • Richard Sherman trade doesn't make much sense for the Cowboys

    CBS Sports "Richard Sherman, one of the league's best cornerbacks playing on one of the league's best teams, reportedly told friends that he had allowed himself to imagine playing for the Cowboys or the Patriots after he became frustrated that Seattle's punchless offense was keeping the team from winning..." May 27

  • Richard Sherman imagined playing for Cowboys, Patriots

    Pro Football Talk "The excellent article from Seth Wickersham of ESPN The Magazine detailing the dysfunction in Seattle includes some news regarding the Richard Sherman trade possibilities. Per Wickersham, Sherman had told friends that he imagined playing for two other teams: The Cowboys and the Patriots. Sherman..." May 27

  • Will Malik McDowell’s signing trigger run of remaining Seahawks rookies?

    Tacoma News Tribune "It is always good to get the first draft pick signed - and the Seattle Seahawks did just that Thursday by inking rookie Malik McDowell to a four-year deal just days before the start of of the team’s OTA workouts. The deal was first reported by ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter. McDowell is..." May 26

  • Radio host says no Seahawks players have refuted ESPN's Richard Sherman story

    USA Today "Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman may be calling the latest ESPN story by Seth Wickersham “a bunch of nonsense,” but 710 ESPN Seattle radio host Gee Scott said so far no players are denying it. According to Brady Henderson of 710 ESPN Seattle, Scott told 710’s John Clayton on Friday..." May 26

  • NFL continues to punish top assistant coaches

    ALL 22 "There are probably a lot of disappointed assistant coaches around the NFL this week. At the beginning of the week, there was a sense of joy and triumph amongst them. However, that elation and satisfaction has been tabled. On Tuesday, when the NFL owners met in Chicago for their annual May..." May 26

  • Writer defends Seahawks dysfunction story: Players told me I 'nailed it'

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett and Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman took issue with Seth Wickersham’s ESPN The Magazine article regarding the dysfunction in Seattle. Others didn’t. “I don’t blame him for having that reaction,” Wickersham said during a Friday visit to PFT Live..." May 26

  • Richard Sherman, Michael Bennett Respond to Reported Issues with Russell Wilson

    Bleacher Report "Seattle Seahawks defensive stars Richard Sherman and Michael Bennett denied tension exists between the defense and quarterback Russell Wilson after an ESPN report surfaced Thursday. Bennett took to Twitter to call the article, written by Seth Wickersham, "trash" and "gossip". Sherman..." May 25

  • Colin Kaepernick 'wants to be a Seahawk'

    CBS Sports "Colin Kaepernick's market is finally heating up in the sense that one team is showing interest in the former 49ers quarterback. But his reported visit with the Seahawks wasn't everything it was initially made out to be. On Thursday, Pro Football Talk reported that Kaepernick's visit to Seattle..." May 25

  • Sherman blames Wilson, Carroll for SB loss

    CBS Sports "Richard Sherman wasn't traded this offseason. It sounds ridiculous enough when you say those six words out loud but there were discussions inside the organization about shipping the Pro Bowl cornerback out of Seattle, partly because that Pro Bowl cornerback reportedly wanted out of..." May 25

  • Michael Bennett blasts revealing article about Seahawks

    Sporting News "A revealing article about the Seahawks and their locker-room dynamic involving cornerback Richard Sherman, coach Pete Carroll and quarterback Russell Wilson, posted Thursday morning on ESPN.com and written by Seth Wickersham, raised plenty eyebrows. In part, it details how Seattle's defensive..." May 25

  • Why Richard Sherman can't let go of Seattle's Super Bowl loss

    ESPN "Richard Sherman wanted to send a message to Russell Wilson. It was June 2014, and it'd been a testy day at Seahawks minicamp, with defensive players hitting the offense in a non-contact practice. On one play, Sherman had ripped off the helmet and jersey of receiver Phil Bates, igniting a brawl,..." May 25

  • Kaepernick’s Seattle trip was a visit only, not a workout

    Pro Football Talk "Some confusing lingers regarding precisely what it is that happened in Seattle when quarterback Colin Kaepernick came to town. Despite a suggestion in at least one corner of the NFL universe that Kaepernick would be working out for the Seahawks, a source with knowledge of the situation tells PFT..." May 25

  • Seahawks Sign Third-Round WR Amara Darboh

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Seattle Seahawks officially signed third-round WR Amara Darboh to a four-year contract on Tuesday. Darboh, 23, was selected with the No. 106 overall pick by the Seahawks in this year’s NFL draft. " May 24

  • Colin Kaepernick will visit Seahawks on Wednesday

    Larry Brown Sports "Much has been made about quarterback Colin Kaepernick remaining unsigned, but that could come to an end in relatively short order. After an entire offseason of speculation about potentially being blackballed by all 32 NFL teams because of his National Anthem protest last year, Kaepernick is..." May 24

  • Colin Kaepernick expected to work out for Seahawks

    NFL.com "Colin Kaepernick will finally get a chance to show he can and wants to play football. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday morning that the Seattle Seahawks are slated to work out reserve quarterbacks soon, barring a change of plans, and Kaepernick is expected to be among them,..." May 24

  • Cliff Avril says the Seahawks defense is full of young talent but their veterans ‘still have it’

    ESPN 710 Seattle "With the Seahawks players still running around the VMAC in shirts and shorts, Cliff Avril isn’t ready to make any major predictions about how their many defensive rookies will fare this season. The defensive end doesn’t mind saying that he and the other veteran holdovers “still have it,” though,..." May 23

  • Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy Dead At 48

    TMZ "NFL Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy is dead at the age of 48 ... TMZ Sports has learned. Kennedy played 11 seasons for the Seattle Seahawks ... and was an 8x Pro Bowler. He was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2012. We spoke to Orlando PD who confirmed Kennedy's passing ... but they..." May 23

  • Michael Bennett, columnist, appear to bury hatchet after apology

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett threatened to boycott the Seattle Times after a column critical of Bennett appeared in the paper on Sunday. While the column from writer Matt Calkins largely praised Bennett for his on-field performance, numerous charity endeavors and engaging personality,..." May 23

  • Tyrone Swoopes tries to go from Texas QB to Seahawks TE

    ESPN "Tyrone Swoopes has no interest in trying to mask the difficulty involved with his transition from college quarterback to NFL tight end. Asked if he's ever played tight end before at any level, Swoopes said, "Never in my life." What about special teams? "Never played special teams..." May 22

  • Seahawks, Falcons enter OTA season with fewer OTAs than others

    Pro Football Talk "Organized Team Activities, a fancy, word-wasting synonym for “football practice,” begin Monday throughout the NFL. For two of the final eight teams from a year ago, however, three of the 10 practices won’t be happening. Both the Seahawks and the Falcons lost a week of OTA sessions — three each..." May 22

  • Michael Bennett threatens media boycott over Seattle Times column

    Bleacher Report "Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett announced a boycott of the Seattle Times after an article called him immature. Bennett voiced his displeasure on Twitter, encouraging his teammates to join him in refusing interviews with the paper. Matt Calkins wrote the story in question,..." May 22

  • Socialist city council member in Seattle urges Seahawks to sign Kaepernick

    CBS Sports "If Seattle city council member Kshama Sawant ran the Seahawks' front office, it sounds like the first -- and only -- player she would sign is Colin Kaepernick. Sawant, a socialist who has been a city council member since 2014, believes that Kaepernick would be welcomed in Seattle. In a..." May 21

  • Michael Bennett calls out Stephen A. Smith as ‘all talk and no action’ on social activism

    Awful Announcing "If you come at Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett, you had better expect he’ll come right back. Earlier this week ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith used the “Final Take” segment of his First Take show to criticize Bennett, who recently campaigned for Colin Kaepernick to join his team. Smith..." May 20

  • Pete Carroll: Seahawks 'definitely will' run the ball more in 2017

    ESPN "In the early stages of free agency, the Seattle Seahawks made it clear that addressing their run game was going to be a priority this offseason. The team showed interest in a number of backs, including Adrian Peterson, Jamaal Charles and Latavius Murray, before ultimately deciding to sign Eddie..." May 19

  • Ex-Seahawk Matt Hasselbeck, Leonard Marshall pledge brains to research

    Seattle Times "Two more retired football stars have pledged their brains to research. Two-time Super Bowl champion Leonard Marshall and three-time Pro Bowl selection Matt Hasselbeck, a former Seahawk quarterback, say they will donate their brains to the Concussion Legacy Foundation for research into chronic..." May 18

  • NFL owners expected to approve proposal reducing overtime to 10 minutes

    Sportsnaut "The NFL’s overtime rules are expected to receive a major change in the form of how long the overtime period will last. NFL owners are expected to pass a proposal that would reduce the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 during regular season games, per Judy Battista of NFL Media. This was a..." May 17

  • Russell Wilson Would Be OK With Kaepernick Signing

    Pro Football Rumors "The Seahawks have some interest in signing Colin Kaepernick and starter Russell Wilson will not stand in the way of a potential deal. Even though the two quarterbacks are former divisional rivals, Wilson would not have any sort of problem with the signing, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (Twitter links)..." May 16

  • Michael Bennett: Seattle the 'perfect place' for Colin Kaepernick

    ESPN "Defensive end Michael Bennett said Tuesday that Seattle would be the "perfect place" for quarterback Colin Kaepernick to sign. "I think a person that's dedicating their life to creating change, why wouldn't you want that type of leadership in your locker room?" Bennett told John Clayton and Gee..." May 16

  • Report: Seahawks Reached Out To Colin Kaepernick’s Agent Last Friday

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Silver of NFL Media reports that Seahawks GM John Schneider reached out to free agent QB Colin Kaepernick’s agent last Friday. Interest in him as According to Silver, Seattle’s interest in Kaepernick as a potential backup quarterback “is legit.” ———— Seahawks HC Pete Carroll..." May 16

  • Colin Kaepernick, Robert Griffin III Are Potential Seahawks Backup QB Options

    Bleacher Report "The Seattle Seahawks are interested in signing a backup quarterback, and according to head coach Pete Carroll, Colin Kaepernick and Robert Griffin III are among those in consideration. The coach confirmed the interest Monday on the Brock and Salk show on 710 ESPN Radio. "We're looking at..." May 15

  • Seahawks RB Eddie Lacy hits first weight incentive, per agent

    247 Sports "Seattle Seahawks running back Eddie Lacy passed his first test with flying colors on Monday. As ESPN's Field Yates reported Monday morning, Lacy had his first weigh-in as part of the weight clauses in his contract. If Lacy was 255 pounds or less, he would acquire an extra $55,000. (The..." May 15

  • Eddie Lacy's first chance to earn weight bonus with Seahawks arrives

    Sporting News "The key number for Eddie Lacy on Monday was 55. In order for the Seahawks running back to earn $55,000 in one day, he needed to weigh in at 255 pounds or less, according to ESPN. Because Monday marked the first of seven weigh-in checkpoints for the 26-year-old this year in Seattle. The..." May 15

  • Russell Wilson Faces Backlash for Mother's Day Instagram on Ciara and 'Our Kids'

    Complex "The "beef" between Russell Wilson and Future has been pretty one-sided. Future has spent a great deal of time trolling the Seahawks quarterback and his relationship with Ciara, while Wilson has mostly just focused on maintaining a happy marriage. To the latter point, Wilson sent a heartfelt..." May 14

  • Tom Brady reveals he plays as Seahawks or Packers in 'Madden'

    ESPN "Three months after winning his fifth Super Bowl ring, Tom Brady just won an offseason title too. The New England Patriots quarterback was selected to be on the cover of "Madden NFL 18," becoming the oldest player to appear on the cover of the popular EA Sports game. Brady, who will turn 40 in..." May 13

  • Pete Carroll on Seahawks DE Frank Clark’s insulting tweet: ‘Frank did not handle that real well’

    ESPN 710 Seattle "Seahawks coach Pete Carroll had this to say Friday when asked about the insulting tweet that defensive end Frank Clark aimed at a reporter earlier this week: “Frank did not handle that real well. I think he’s done a nice job to recognize and made a statement and an apology. I think he’s..." May 13

  • Seahawks set jersey numbers for rookies

    Seattle Times "With rookie mini-camp set to begin Friday, the Seahawks took care of one important piece of business Thursday — revealing the numbers for the team’s 11 draft picks. Here they are: DT Malik McDowell, 94 OL Ethan Pocic, 79 CB Shaquill Griffin, 26 SS Delano Hill, 44 DT Nazair Jones,..." May 12

  • Seahawks sign fourth-round pick Tedric Thompson, add a tight end

    Pro Football Talk "Colorado safety Tedric Thompson became the first of the Seahawks’ 11-man draft class to sign a rookie contract with the team. Thompson’s agent, David Canter, announced the deal via his Twitter account on Thursday. Thompson was selected in the fourth round by Seattle with the 111st overall..." May 12

  • Seahawks sign four draft picks and eight undrafted rookies

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks are doing some paperwork ahead of their rookie minicamp this weekend, signing four of their draft picks and eight additional undrafted rookies. Draft pick deals were reached with fourth-round safety Tedric Thompson, sixth-round tackle Justin Senior (sixth), along with..." May 12

  • Seahawks DE Frank Clark insults reporter Natalie Weiner

    Fanrag Sports "In 2014, Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark was accused of domestic violence. Two years ago, reporter Natalie Weiner wrote an article about it. Clark recently targeted her on Twitter with a number of apparent insults, including telling her she could work cleaning his fish tank after she lost her..." May 10

  • Seahawks express ‘extreme disappointment’ over Frank Clark’s tweet

    Seattle Times "The Seahawks met with defensive end Frank Clark Wednesday morning to express their “extreme disappointment with his judgment’’ in relation to a tweet he sent to a female Bleacher Report reporter Tuesday night. Clark also tweeted a lengthier and more formal apology to the reporter Wednesday..." May 10

  • Frank Clark tries the apology thing again

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark is going to keep trying to apologize, until someone belives him. After his not-really apology last night for insulting a woman who wrote about his history with domestic violence, Clark has sent out another message via Twitter this afternoon. “I understand..." May 10

  • After tweeting an apology, Frank Clark’s Twitter showed his real feelings

    Pro Football Talk "Usually, when someone issues an obviously insincere apology, they’re smart enough not to immediately demonstrate their insincerity. That was not the case with Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark. Clark, who dislikes it when the media mentions his 2014 domestic violence charge, went after Natalie..." May 10

  • Skip Bayless: The NFL should suspend Seattle’s Frank Clark for bullying writer on Twitter

    Fox Sports "Seattle Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark warned write Natalie Weiner on Twitter that her career may be in jeopardy and offered her a job "cleaning my fish tank" after apparently discovering a post Weiner wrote in 2015 when he had been drafted. In the post, Weiner points out that Seahawks GM..." May 10

  • Alberto Riveron named NFL senior VP of officiating

    NFL.com "The NFL has a new team atop their officiating department. According to a release sent out by the league Wednesday, Alberto Riveron was named the senior vice president of officiating, filling the role vacated by former officiating head Dean Blandino. Russell Yurk, an NFL replay veteran of..." May 10

  • Seahawks Release CB Perrish Cox

    Pro Football Rumors "The Seahawks have released the following players: Chris Briggs, TE Ross Burbank, C Rodney Coe, DT Perrish Cox, CB George Farmer, RB Jamel Johnson, WR John Lunsford, K Terrence Magee, RB Cox, 30, joined the Seahawks in January as insurance in the wake of DeShawn Shead‘s knee injury...." May 09

  • Seahawks sign defensive end David Bass

    Seattle Times "The Seahawks on Monday added to their depth at defensive end by agreeing to terms with veteran free agent David Bass, according to a Tweet from Bass and later confirmed by a league source. Bass, a seventh-round pick of the Raiders in 2013 out of NCAA Division II Missouri Western State, has..." May 09

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