Seahawks Rumors & News

  • Cowboys May Wait Until Next Year To Pursue S Earl Thomas?

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jane Slater of NFL Media mentioned on “Good Morning Football” Monday that the Cowboys may opt to wait a year before pursuing Seahawks S Earl Thomas should he be available in free agency. Slater explains that the cost of acquiring Thomas in terms of draft capital and the fact that they would..." April 24

  • Kam Chancellor to Receive More Tests on Serious Neck Injury

    12 Up "The Seattle Seahawks' "Legion of Boom" is in a state of flux, and there is particular concern over the playing future of safety Kam Chancellor. After suffering a significant neck injury this past season, the former Pro Bowler's status for the 2018 season -- or any subsequent season, for that..." April 24

  • Carroll reiterates Seahawks haven't closed book on Kaepernick

    The Score "The Seattle Seahawks postponed a free-agent visit with quarterback Colin Kaepernick earlier this month, reportedly over issues related to his kneeling during the playing of the national anthem. While the team went ahead and signed Stephen Morris to serve behind starter Russell Wilson, head..." April 23

  • Pete Carroll Says 'Opportunity Still Open' for Kaepernick On Seahawks

    TMZ "Pete Carroll is not slamming the door on the Seattle Seahawks signing Colin Kaepernick -- claiming "the discussion and the opportunity is still open." Of course, there's definitely a backstory here ... Seattle pulled the plug on a workout with Colin earlier this month because he wouldn't..." April 20

  • Saturday flex could be a strong hint for the next MNF deal

    Pro Football Talk "The 2018 schedule includes the inevitable flexing of two late-season Sunday games to Saturday. This is not, in my own personal view uninfluenced by anything I’ve heard or not heard from anyone at NBC, an insignificant development. For the first time ever (except in the event of inclement..." April 20

  • Seahawks GM John Schneider says Earl Thomas won’t hold out in 2018

    Seattle Times "Seahawks general manager John Schneider didn’t exactly guarantee Earl Thomas will still be a member of the team when the regular season begins in September. But during an interview Thursday night prior to a dinner to raise money for his charity, Ben’s Fund, Schneider said he has been assured..." April 20

  • Dwight Freeney to Retire as a Colt After 16 Seasons in the NFL

    SI "After 16 years in the NFL, Dwight Freeney will sign a one-day contract with Indianapolis to retire a Colt, the team announced Thursday. The defensive end was a 2002 first-round pick out of Syracuse, and he played 11 seasons with Indianapolis, earning a 2007 Super Bowl ring with the team. He..." April 20

  • Michael Bennett says he would read in Seahawks meetings to ignore Pete Carroll

    CBS Sports "The court is now in session for The Veterans vs. Pete Carroll, as Michael Bennett gave yet another reason that the Seattle Seahawks may have dealt him to the Philadelphia Eagles via trade earlier this offseason. As the Legion of Boom's messy breakup continues, Bennett is confirming some things..." April 18

  • Seahawks Interested In Ra’Shede Hageman

    Pro Football Rumors "The Seahawks have expressed interest in former Falcons defensive tackle Ra’Shede Hageman, according to Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN. Hageman is a former second-round pick and is still just 27 years old, but he hasn’t been heard from since being cut by Atlanta last September. After being arrested..." April 18

  • Strahan, Bradshaw, Long to work Thursday night pregame for FOX

    Pro Football Talk "FOX still hasn’t announced who will be in the booth on Thursday Night Football this season, but it has announced who will be on the pregame set. Michael Strahan, Terry Bradshaw and Howie Long will work the pregame show on Thursday nights, FOX announced today." April 18

  • NFL to release 2018 regular-season schedule Thursday "The 2018 NFL regular-season schedule will soon be here. The schedule will be announced exclusively on NFL Network during the 2018 NFL Schedule Release Presented by Verizon at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday as part of a two-hour long special. The special will be hosted by Scott Hanson and feature NFL..." April 18

  • Report: Cowboys still 'holding out hope' for Earl Thomas trade

    Sportsnaut "Earl Thomas wants to play for the Dallas Cowboys. This is known. According to a report, there is mutual interest in a trade to facilitate that, with the Dez Bryant release being a potential catalyst. When Bryant was released, it freed up $8 million in cap space, which could be utilized to bring..." April 16

  • Report: Seahawks expected to waive defensive lineman Malik McDowell

    Seattle Times "Seahawks defensive lineman Malik McDowell, Seattle’s first pick in the 2017 draft, has not been cleared to return to football and will be waived by the team soon, according to a report Monday from Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the league’s official media arm. Rapoport further wrote that “the..." April 16

  • Colin Kaepernick Still in Mix After Austin Davis' New Contract

    Bleacher Report "The Seattle Seahawks have reportedly not ruled out signing Colin Kaepernick despite bringing back backup quarterback Austin Davis. Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reported the Seahawks' talks with Kaepernick are in a "holding pattern," but nothing has been decided. Davis, 28, agreed to a..." April 16

  • NFL, NFLPA announce ban of 10 helmet models after laboratory study

    CBS Sports "The NFL and NFLPA released a joint statement Monday that they have banned 10 helmet models from being used in the future. Six of the 10 helmet models are banned immediately, while four are only permitted to be worn by the players that wore them in 2017. The results of the laboratory testing,..." April 16

  • Will Earl Thomas skip start of Seahawks offseason program?

    247 Sports "The Seattle Seahawks have seen and experienced most everything as an organization under the leadership of general manager John Schneider and head coach Pete Carroll but it's their recent experience that likely paves the way for what to expect with safety Earl Thomas, as they begin their offseason..." April 16

  • Seahawks signing another non-Kaepernick quarterback

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks continue to add to their depth chart, though it may not impact that one rather big possibility they were linked to last week. According to Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network, the Seahawks are re-signing quarterback Austin Davis, adding another less-than-stellar backup to Russell..." April 16

  • J.D. McKissic signs tender with Seahawks

    Pro Football Talk "Running back J.D. McKissic signed his exclusive rights tender Friday, keeping him with the Seahawks for another season. Seattle announced that move and made two others official as quarterback Stephen Morris signed his free agent deal and defensive lineman Quinton Jefferson signed his exclusive..." April 13

  • Eagles’ Chris Long blasts Seahawks for cancelling visit with Colin Kaepernick

    Sportsnaut "The Seattle Seahawks are under a ton of scrutiny for reportedly scheduling a workout with free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick, only to later cancel it due to his National Anthem protest. This news story had pretty much everyone talking about the Kaepernick situation all over social media on..." April 13

  • Seahawks reportedly sign former Raiders K Sebastian Janikowski

    Sportsnaut "After spending the past 17 seasons with the Oakland Raiders, Pro Bowl kicker Sebastian Janikowski will reportedly remain in the west coast. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Janikowski has signed with the Seattle Seahawks. A former first-round pick out of Florida State, Janikowski was released..." April 13

  • Report: Seahawks signing QB Stephen Morris after postponing Kaepernick visit

    The Score "The Seahawks are signing free-agent quarterback Stephen Morris, a source told NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. The report comes a day after it was revealed Seattle postponed a workout with Colin Kaepernick because of issues related to his protests during the national anthem." April 13

  • Seahawks Postpone Colin Kaepernick Workout

    Pro Football Rumors "The Seahawks made plans to audition Colin Kaepernick this week, but the trip has been postponed, Adam Schefter of tweets. The workout has been pushed off after Kaepernick declined to stop kneeling during the national anthem next season." April 12

  • Report: Seahawks Canceled Kaepernick Visit When QB Refused to End Protest

    Bleacher Report "The Seattle Seahawks reportedly postponed a meeting with free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick due to his decision to continue protesting during the national anthem. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Thursday that the Seahawks' decision came after Kaepernick declined to stop kneeling during the..." April 12

  • Dion Jordan signs RFA tender

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks have said goodbye to several defensive players this offseason, but they will have defensive end Dion Jordan back for the 2018 season. Jordan was tendered as a restricted free agent early in the offseason and the NFL’s daily transaction report brings word that he has signed that..." April 12

  • Seahawks “Briefly Considered” S Eric Reid This Offseason

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, the Seahawks “briefly considered” free agent S Eric Reid this offseason, but apparently decided to not get involved in the market for him. Reid took his first free agent visit to Cincinnati earlier in the week, but Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk..." April 12

  • Dolphins Signing LB Terence Garvin

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Dolphins are signing LB Terence Garvin to a contract on Wednesday. Miami actually brought Gravin in for a visit a few weeks ago, so he was clearly on their radar as a potential addition. Garvin, 27, wound up signing on with the Steelers as an..." April 11

  • Seahawks Signing CB Dontae Johnson

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that the Seahawks are signing CB Dontae Johnson to a contract on Wednesday. The Vikings recently hosted Johnson for a visit Tuesday and he met with the Seahawks a few weeks ago. However, it looks like Seattle proved to be his best option in the..." April 11

  • Quinton Jefferson signs exclusive rights tender with Seahawks

    Pro Football Talk "Defensive tackle Quinton Jefferson found out he’d be playing for the Seahawks or no one in 2018 once the Seahawks tendered him a contract as an exclusive rights free agent, so the only choice he had to make this offseason was whether he wants to continue playing in the NFL. Jefferson’s made his..." April 11

  • The NFL is reportedly dumping its Color Rush uniforms this year

    Awful Announcing "NFL fans expecting to see the ridiculously colored “Color Rush” uniforms during Thursday Night Football this season appear to be in for a rude awakening. According to sports radio guru Jason Barrett of Barrett Sports Media, Fox Sports EVP of Programming, Research and Content Strategy Bill..." April 11

  • Russell Wilson takes over for Jon Gruden as ESPN's mentor to upcoming NFL draft picks

    Los Angeles Times "Russell Wilson is so organized and so faithful to his meticulous schedule that he wears two watches. "Actually," he said, motioning to the thin band on his right wrist, "this one tracks my sleep." And there it is. Proof that Wilson does sleep. His to-do list suggests otherwise, considering..." April 10

  • Sebastian Janikowski To Visit Seahawks

    Pro Football Rumors "The Seahawks are set to meet with an acclaimed kicker, and Sebastian Janikowski may have a taker for what would be his age-40 season. Janikowski will make a Tuesday trip to Seattle to visit the Seahawks, Adam Schefter of tweets. This represents Janikowski’s second visit of the..." April 09

  • Get ready for a wild ride as Russell Wilson and the Seahawks gear up for contract negotiations

    Seattle Times "This is a time of delicate balance for the Seahawks. They are trying to straddle the line between reshaping the roster and stripping it of so much talent and personality that they can’t avoid a tailspin. They have revamped and, they hope, reinvigorated the coaching staff with eight changes,..." April 08

  • FOX Sports Working on Plan to Have Michael Strahan Host 'Thursday Night Football' Pregame Show in New York

    SI "A source tells that FOX’s plan for its “Thursday Night Football” pregame show is to bring it to New York City with a scaled down version of its regular “FOX NFL Sunday” cast. The network, whose Sunday NFL pregame show is based Los Angeles, is expected to air Thursday’s show from the Big..." April 06

  • Report: Seahawks went to scout Josh Allen, and Russell Wilson wants to know why

    Seattle Times "Seahawks general manager John Schneider’s attendance at Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen’s pro day two weeks ago did not go unnoticed by Seattle’s current quarterback. The NFL Network’s Jim Trotter said in a segment aired Wednesday that Russell Wilson’s “camp’’ — presumably a reference to agent..." April 06

  • Video shows Jeremy Lane crying in pain during NFLer’s arrest

    TMZ "TMZ Sports has obtained the police cam video of Jeremy Lane's DUI arrest -- which shows the ex-Seattle Seahawks star questioning why he was busted and then yelling in pain in the cop car. Lane was initially stopped by the Washington State Patrol for doing 80 in a 60 mph zone on January 14...." April 05

  • Could the Seahawks trade Russell Wilson? Rumors pop up about a possible post-2018 split

    CBS Sports "The Seattle Seahawks are clearly embarking on some kind of structural change within their organization. Retooling, rebooting, reassessing, whatever you want to call it, just avoid rebuilding. The Legion of Boom is no more, its parts mostly distributed amid the kind of veteran fire sale no NFL..." April 05

  • Seahawks GM John Schneider denies they're rebuilding, says 'trust the process'

    CBS Sports "It's been a busy offseason for the Seahawks, who've spent the past couple of months dumping star players who turned them into the dominant franchise that they've been for the past several seasons. Just don't call it a rebuild. On Friday, Seahawks general manager John Schneider denied that..." April 02

  • No Sweatpants in Public: Inside the Rule Books for N.F.L. Cheerleaders

    New York Times "Cheerleaders for the Carolina Panthers, known as the TopCats, must arrive at the stadium on game days at least five hours before kickoff. Body piercings and tattoos must be removed or covered. Water breaks can be taken only when the Panthers are on offense. TopCats must leave the stadium to change..." April 02

  • Geno Smith, Austin Davis among Seahawks' options to back up Russell Wilson

    ESPN "Here's a look at the Seattle Seahawks' depth chart at quarterback two and a half weeks into free agency: Russell Wilson. That's it. Wilson stands alone after Seattle waived Trevone Boykin earlier this week in the wake of a domestic violence allegation that resulted in a charge of aggravated..." April 01

  • Why Dolphins should add safety Earl Thomas — not Odell Beckham Jr.

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Two elite NFL players are on the trading block, being auctioned off to the highest bidder. The New York Giants are soliciting offers for receiver Odell Beckham Jr., and the Seattle Seahawks have been shopping safety Earl Thomas for over a month. While Mike Tannenbaum, the Dolphins’ vice..." March 31

  • John Schneider disputes talk that Seahawks are rebuilding

    Sportsnaut "A lot has been made of the mass exodus from Seattle this offseason. The team traded Pro Bowl defensive end Michael Bennett to the defending champion Philadelphia Eagles prior to deciding to release Richard Sherman. If that wasn’t enough, both Jimmy Graham and Sheldon Richardson moved on in free..." March 31

  • Seahawks CB Justin Coleman Signing 2nd-Rd Tender

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport reports that Seahawks CB Justin Coleman is signing his second-round tender to stay with the team. The second-round restricted tender will cost the Seahawks $2.914 million for the 2018 season. Coleman, 24, wound up signing on with the Vikings as an undrafted out of Tennessee back..." March 29

  • Geno Smith visiting Seahawks

    New York Daily News "Free agent QB Geno Smith is visiting a second NFL team, the Seattle Seahawks, according to a source. Smith left his first visit with the LA Chargers late Thursday afternoon without a contract and flew north to audition for Pete Carroll in Seattle. The former Jets and Giants QB had a..." March 29

  • Seahawks host Kenneth Acker

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks are hosting free agent cornerback Kenneth Acker, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Acker, 26, spent his first two seasons in San Francisco after the 49ers made him a sixth-round pick in 2014. The Chiefs traded a 2018 seventh-round pick for Acker in 2016. He spent the past two seasons..." March 28

  • Trevone Boykin Arrested For Aggravated Assault Allegedly Broke GF's Jaw

    TMZ "Mansield PD just released a statement saying the alleged assault was captured on video cameras inside the residence. Detectives got a search warrant last week, and seized the footage. MPD says they reviewed the footage today ... before an arrest warrant was issued for Boykin. Cops say Boykin..." March 28

  • Goodell: Helmet should be for protection, not a weapon "A day after the NFL broadened the helmet-hit rule, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell expanded on the decision the league hopes will help make the game safer. "Our focus is how to take the head out of the game and make sure that we're using the helmet as protection, and it's not being used as a..." March 28

  • NFL Competition Committee may consider eliminating kickoffs

    Larry Brown Sports "Kickoffs may be the next NFL stalwart to go out the window in the name of player safety. Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy, a member of the NFL Competition Committee, said that if nobody can find a way to reduce injuries on kickoffs, the committee will strongly consider eliminating them..." March 28

  • As Seahawks purge roster, they purge their identity, too

    Sporting News "What happened to the Seahawks we used to know? Every day this offseason, it seems, they’ve done something to make them look like every other NFL team. They never used to look like every other team. Now, you’ll know them not because of Beast Mode, the Legion of Boom or the woke locker room,..." March 28

  • Mark Sanchez A Possibility For Seahawks’ Backup QB Job?

    NFL Trade Rumors "Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times has heard that veteran QB Mark Sanchez could be a possibility for the Seahawks’ backup quarterback job. The Seahawks waived QB Trevone Boykin on Tuesday shortly after news of domestic violence allegations surfaced involving him, so they could clearly use some..." March 28

  • John Schneider refutes notion Seahawks are in rebuilding mode

    ESPN "The Seattle Seahawks already have parted with two of the best players in franchise history, releasing cornerback Richard Sherman and trading defensive lineman Michael Bennett. The future of a third player remains in the air, with the team acknowledging that it's at least open to trading free..." March 27