Seahawks Rumors & News

  • Pete Carroll explains fake field goal decision to end the half

    247 Sports "The Seattle Seahawks left the NFL world scratching their collective heads at the end of the first half, Monday. Down 24-17, head coach Pete Carroll went ultra-aggressive. Instead of taking the almost-automatic three points, courtesy of Blair Walsh and a 34-yard field goal attempt, they put on..." November 21

  • Seahawks waive seven-time Pro Bowler Dwight Freeney

    Pro Football Talk "Dwight Freeney, the longtime defensive end with a Hall of Fame resume, may have hit the end of the road. Freeney was cut by the Seahawks today. The 37-year-old Freeney had three sacks in four games this season, but at this point he’s just a situational pass rusher, and the Seahawks..." November 21

  • Roger Goodell To Soon Sign Five-Year, $200M Extension

    Real GM Football "Roger Goodell's contract extension is expected to be completed in December at the owners' meetings. Momentum to delay the deal has dissipated "meaningfully," in the estimation of one league source. Jerry Jones has been attempting to block Goodell's extension." November 20

  • Earl Thomas returns on Monday night

    Pro Football Talk "With cornerback Richard Sherman done for the year and safety Kam Chancellor reportedly in the same boat, the Seahawks are getting one of the key fixtures in their secondary back on Monday night, after two games missed with a hamstring injury. Safety Earl Thomas has exited the injury report in..." November 19

  • Richard Sherman rips Bills for starting Peterman over Taylor

    New York Upstate "The Buffalo Bills' decision to bench Tyrod Taylor for rookie Nathan Peterman drew plenty of criticism from those outside of Buffalo. That criticism only grew louder after Peterman started his first game with two interceptions against the Los Angeles Chargers, one of which was taken back for a..." November 19

  • Thomas reflects on depleted Seahawks secondary: 'We are getting thin'

    Seattle Times "Seattle free safety Earl Thomas is recovered from his hamstring injury just in time to do something he hasn’t since 2010 — play a game without Richard Sherman with him in the backfield. Thomas also seems resigned to playing without strong safety Kam Chancellor. While the team has yet to say..." November 19

  • Pete Carroll refutes report that Kam Chancellor will miss rest of season

    Larry Brown Sports "One pretty credible source is refuting a report that Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor will miss the remainder of the year: head coach Pete Carroll. Speaking with reporters on Saturday, Carroll denied an NFL Network report saying Chancellor was expected to miss the rest of 2017 with a neck..." November 18

  • It’s all on Russell Wilson as injuries decimate Legion of Boom

    Sportsnaut "The Seattle Seahawks are falling on hard times. Injuries are wreaking some serious havoc on the Legion of Boom. As such, the 12s won’t have much to cheer about unless Russell Wilson can elevate his magical repertoire to Merlin-esque levels of awe-inspiring greatness. Richard Sherman had..." November 18

  • Kam Chancellor expected to miss rest of '17 season "After losing cornerback Richard Sherman to a torn Achilles last week, the Seattle Seahawks could be without safety Kam Chancellor, as well. Per NFL Network's Mike Garafolo, Chancellor is expected to be out for the rest of the 2017 season, according to sources informed of the..." November 18

  • Sheldon Richardson calls fine for low hit on Drew Stanton “extortion”

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson is adamant his hit on Drew Stanton was not illegal, calling the NFL fine he received for it “extortion.” He has appealed the $18,231 fine for what the league deemed a low hit on the Cardinals quarterback. Richardson said he lost his balance when he..." November 17

  • Russell Wilson was on liquid diet for a few days due to jaw injury

    Pro Football Talk "The handling of Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson‘s concussion evaluation during last Thursday’s game against the Cardinals has come up for scrutiny from the league and Wilson said on Friday that “the league’s gotta do what the league’s gotta do” while reiterating that he was fine when it came..." November 17

  • Players to Goodell: We'd like a jet, lifetime insurance and $50 million, too

    ESPN "ESPN reported Sunday that commissioner Roger Goodell had asked for a salary of $49.5 million a year, lifetime use of a private jet and lifetime health insurance for his family in negotiations for a contract extension. Here’s how NFL players are reacting to Goodell’s reported demands: Oakland..." November 16

  • Seahawks Richard Sherman says he'll be back in May, June

    Sporting News "Richard Sherman said he is starting his recovery immediately. The Seahawks cornerback had surgery on his ruptured Achilles this week and took to YouTube from his hospital to answer questions from fans. “I’m gonna get well very fast,” Sherman told a viewer, via Seahawks Wire. “I’ll probably..." November 16

  • Russell Wilson has to get his jaw realigned after taking brutal Week 10 hit

    CBS Sports "Russell Wilson might not have been diagnosed with a concussion after taking a brutal hit against Arizona last week, but he definitely did do some damage to his jaw during the Seahawks' 22-16 win over the Cardinals. As a matter of fact, Wilson did so much damage to his jaw that he had to visit..." November 15

  • Seahawks RB C.J.Prosise Could Return For Playoffs

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Bob Condotta, Seahawks HC Pete Carroll said RB C.J. Prosise has a six-week timetable for recovery from an ankle sprain and “could be a candidate” to return for the playoffs. The Seahawks placed Prosise on the injured reserve earlier today, but Carroll added that is a “race” between..." November 15

  • Papa John's tweets apology for being 'divisive' when ripping NFL

    USA Today "A couple weeks after CEO John Schnatter blamed the NFL for sagging pizza sales, Papa John's is trying to tone down the vitriol. Tuesday, the company apologized, said it supports players' protests and denounced neo-nazis, via its Twitter account On the company's earnings call earlier this..." November 15

  • Seahawks place C.J. Prosise on IR, along with Richard Sherman

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks made the Mike Davis promotion official, placing running back C.J. Prosise on injured reserve in a corresponding move. Prosise, a third-round pick in last year’s draft, missed four of the previous five games with an ankle injury before returning to the field against the Cardinals..." November 14

  • Seahawks promote Mike Davis from practice squad

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks are promoting running back Mike Davis from the practice squad, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Davis adds depth to a running game that ranks 22nd in the league with quarterback Russell Wilson as the team’s leading rusher with 290 yards. C.J. Prosise sprained his ankle Thursday,..." November 14

  • With Sherman out, Seahawks reportedly signing former Legion of Boom member

    Fanrag Sports "All of the talk about the Seattle Seahawks potentially trading Richard Sherman in the offseason left many wondering what the team would look like without the perennial All-Pro corner lurking in the secondary. They’ll find out on Sunday when the Seahawks take the field take the field against the..." November 13

  • Seahawks have slight schedule edge on Rams, with eye on tiebreaker

    Seattle Times "Easy to overlook in all else that happened in the Seahawks’ 22-16 win over Arizona on Thursday night was the result made official what had seemed obvious for a while: The NFC West is now a two-team race between Seattle and Los Angeles. Arizona fell to 4-5 with the loss and at least two games..." November 12

  • Seahawks clearly violated concussion protocol

    Pro Football Talk "It’s obvious that the Seahawks violated the concussion protocol when allowing quarterback Russell Wilson to return to Thursday night’s game without a concussion evaluation. The question is whether the NFL will do anything about it. Adam Schefter of ESPN report that the Seahawks “are expected to..." November 12

  • Pete Carroll: Seahawks are “fired up” about Dion Jordan

    Pro Football Talk "Dion Jordan completed an extraordinary comeback on Thursday night, playing in his first NFL game in three years. Jordan, who now plays for the Seahawks after being a huge disappointment for the Dolphins as the third overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft, was suspended for six games in 2014 for..." November 11

  • Seahawks to take a look at free-agent CB Byron Maxwell

    ESPN "The Seattle Seahawks, in search of cornerback depth after losing Richard Sherman to a season-ending Achilles injury, will work out free agent Byron Maxwell on Monday, according to a source. Maxwell, 29, knows Seattle's defense well, having made 17 starts for the Seahawks from 2013 to 2014..." November 11

  • NFL: ‘Thorough review underway’ of Russell Wilson concussion evaluation

    Sportress of Blogitude "The NFL on Friday released a statement indicating a “thorough review” is underway examining whether concussion protocol was followed by Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks during Thursday night’s game. “A thorough review is underway,” the NFL statement read, via Pro Football Talk...." November 10

  • Russell Wilson makes case that he wasn't concussed after huge hit vs. Cardinals

    CBS Sports "Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was not happy when referee Walt Anderson sent him to the sidelines after taking a hit to the head in the third quarter of Thursday's game against the Cardinals. Anderson was doing his job; if he suspected Wilson might have suffered a concussion, it's his right..." November 10

  • Doug Baldwin: Thursday Night Football should be illegal

    Pro Football Talk "With the laundry list of players injured in Thursday night’s game between the Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals, it’s no wonder some of the players involved in the game would question the wisdom of playing two games in five days. Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin thinks the enterprise..." November 10

  • Why Seahawks’ Michael Bennett stood for national anthem

    Larry Brown Sports "Michael Bennett stood for the national anthem prior to Thursday night’s Seattle Seahawks-Arizona Cardinals game, which was a departure from his usual behavior this season. So why the change? NBC announcer Mike Tirico said on the telecast that Bennett told them he was standing this week to..." November 10

  • Richard Sherman Out For Season With Ruptured Achilles

    NFL Trade Rumors "Seahawks HC Pete Carroll confirmed that CB Richard Sherman suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon during the third quarter of Thursday night’s win over the Cardinals and is out for the season, per John Boyle. Sherman was seen during the telecast telling his teammates that he suffered a torn..." November 10

  • Earl Thomas (hamstring) out vs. Cards "The Detroit Lions have more injury issues on the offensive line. Guard T.J. Lang is in concussion protocol, coach Jim Caldwell told reporters on Thursday. Lang's concussion symptoms developed during Wednesday's practice stemming from Monday's victory in Green Bay. The concussion didn't..." November 09

  • NFL: Owners voted unanimously to extend Goodell’s contract in May

    Pro Football Talk "Perhaps the most important point regarding the ongoing effort by Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to block the extension of Commissioner Roger Goodell relates to a decision that all 32 owners made in May, including Jones. “I’d say that, on the issue of extending the Commissioner’s contract that in the..." November 09

  • Roger Goodell “Furious” Over Contract Delay

    Pro Football Rumors "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is reportedly “furious” over the league’s insistence that he accept a contract that includes performance-based incentives that could still allow him to reach his prior salaries, according to Don Van Natta Jr. and Seth Wickersham of A potential Goodell..." November 09

  • Seahawks' Hail Mary attempt vs. Redskins probably shouldn't have happened

    CBS Sports "What is an NFL week of action without some kind of officiating screwup? It's not a normal one, that's what, and this week featured a number of questionable moves by the officials when it came to handling players who are fighting, but it also featured a potential clock mishap at the end of the..." November 08

  • Seahawks' Thomas doubtful for Thursday vs. Cardinals

    Fanrag Sports "The Seattle Seahawks may be without their hard-hitting safety in the defensive backfield for the second straight week. Head coach Pete Carroll told reporters on Wednesday that Earl Thomas is doubtful when the team travels to take on the Arizona Cardinals for Thursday Night Football. Thomas was..." November 08

  • Former Dolphins bust Dion Jordan to make Seahawks debut Thursday

    Sportsnaut "For the first time since 2014, former Miami Dolphins first-round pick Dion Jordan will take to an NFL field. The Seattle Seahawks, who signed him this past offseason, have activated the Oregon product from the Non Football Injury List ahead of Thursday’s game against the Arizona..." November 08

  • Roger Goodell: NFL fans don’t come to stadiums ‘to be protested to’

    Sportress of Blogitude "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell perhaps made his strongest remarks regarding the league’s national anthem protest controversy by stating, “People come to our stadiums to be entertained and have fun, not to be protested to.” Goodell was a speaker at Bloomberg’s The Year Ahead Summit in New York..." November 08

  • NFL TV numbers decline infecting ESPN's 'Sunday NFL Countdown,' other pregame shows

    Sporting News "Sunday NFL pregame shows are known for their hearty laughter. But there has been little to guffaw about this season. The NFL's TV numbers slide has infected long-running pregame shows on ESPN, NBC Sports and CBS Sports. The hardest hit has been ESPN's "Sunday NFL Countdown" (10 a.m. to 1 p.m...." November 08

  • Bob Costas on the future of football: 'This game destroys people's brains'

    USA Today "As far as longtime sports broadcaster Bob Costas is concerned, the future of football in the United States is clear — and bleak. “The reality is that this game destroys people’s brains," he said Tuesday night. Speaking at a roundtable discussion at the University of Maryland, Costas, who..." November 08

  • Clock error set up Seahawks’ Hail Mary

    Pro Football Talk "Sunday’s game in Seattle ended with the Seahawks throwing an unsuccessful Hail Mary. If it had been successful, the league would have a huge controversy on its hands today. That’s because the final play never should have happened. On the preceding play, Russell Wilson was sacked. The clock..." November 07

  • Blair Walsh on misses: I'm still capable of 'good things' "The Seattle Seahawks fell 17-14 at home to the Washington Redskins after Russell Wilson's Hail Mary attempt tumbled to the turf. The three-point spread hurts after the Seattle defense allowed the Redskins to drive for the go-ahead touchdown on a 35-second drive with a minute remaining. More..." November 06

  • Seahawks To Activate Dion Jordan This Week

    Pro Football Rumors "Dion Jordan will be activated to 53-man roster this week, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll tells reporters (Twitter link via Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times). Carroll added that the defensive end is “ready” to play. It’s a big step forward for the former No. 3 overall pick in the draft. Thanks to..." November 06

  • Seahawks are sticking with Blair Walsh after nightmare day

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks lost by three and Blair Walsh left nine on the field, but coach Pete Carroll said he wasn’t bringing another kicker this week. Of course, a skeptic might think that could also be because they’re three days from kicking off again. During his weekly appearance on 710 ESPN, Carroll..." November 06

  • Seahawks will get a reminder against Washington just how much Earl Thomas matters

    Seattle Times "You won’t see one of his quotes carrying a story trending on Twitter. You won’t see him holding court in the VMAC auditorium, either. He isn’t an attention seeker. He doesn’t crave the spotlight. But that’s just Earl Thomas — the Seahawks’ best player. Sunday’s matchup versus Washington..." November 05

  • Sheldon Richardson, Trent Williams among inactives in Seattle

    Pro Football Talk "Both the Seahawks and Redskins will be missing some key players for Sunday afternoon’s game in Seattle. Seahawks defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson was listed as questionable to play because of an oblique injury, but was left off the active roster for Sunday’s game. Running back C.J. Prosise..." November 05

  • Redskins blast music to prepare for Seahawks crowd noise

    Washington Times "The Washington Redskins held practice in their indoor bubble Friday, blasting music to simulate the heavy amount of crowd noise that they will face Sunday in Seattle. The Seahawks hold one of the best home field advantages in the NFL, in part, because of the noise. To prepare for the noise,..." November 04

  • Can Seahawks’ Bradley McDougald step up for injured Earl Thomas against Washington?

    Seattle Times "When Bradley McDougald was shopping for his next team back in March, the 26-year-old free agent safety had several viable options. He was on the open market as a starting caliber safety who could play both safety positions and cornerback, and he had started 31 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ last..." November 04

  • Earl Thomas ruled out against Redskins

    Fanrag Sports "The Seattle Seahawks announced on Friday that the franchise has ruled out safety Earl Thomas for Sunday’s game against the Washington Redskins due to a lingering hamstring injury. It’s a tough pill to swallow for the Seahawks, who were fortunate enough to come away with a win despite giving up..." November 03

  • Bobby Wagner, Zach Cunningham fined for hits in Seahawks/Texans game

    Pro Football Talk "Last Sunday’s game between the Seahawks and Texans stood out for the thrilling performances by each team’s starting quarterback, but there were a few big hits by defensive players over the course of the 41-38 Seattle victory. A couple of them drew fines from the league office this week...." November 03

  • NFL owners called for depositions, cellphone records in Colin Kaepernick collusion case

    ESPN "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and Houston Texans owner Bob McNair, among others, will be deposed and asked to turn over all cellphone records and emails in relation to the Colin Kaepernick collusion case against the NFL, a league source told ESPN's Adam..." November 03

  • CBS boss Les Moonves: NFL player protests not affecting advertising

    Sporting News "While Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter is blaming “poor leadership” at the NFL, vis a vis player protests during the national anthem, for a decline in the company’s pizza sales, CBS Corp. CEO Leslie Moonves insists there is no evidence of advertiser erosion during broadcasts of the league’s..." November 03

  • Seahawks' Lacy to see heavy workload vs. Redskins

    Seattle Times "Seahawks coach Pete Carroll insisted Wednesday the trade for veteran left tackle Duane Brown was not in reaction to the anemic running performance Sunday against Houston, when Seattle was held to a season-low 33 yards on 21 carries, 30 of which came on four attempts from quarterback Russell..." November 02