Seahawks Rumors & News

  • NFL doesn’t think a 2018 game in China is feasible

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL has continued to do business in China, but it doesn’t appear there’s going to be a game there soon. Via Albert Breer of, any hope of the league playing a regular season game in China appears to be on hold for now, according to the head of the league’s international..." September 21

  • Roger Goodell's NFL extension is reportedly 'getting papered right now'

    CBS Sports "After a bit of turmoil, Roger Goodell's extension finally seems to be on the way. With his current contract expiring in 2019, Goodell's extension is reportedly 'getting papered right now,' according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Owner Jerry Jones was reportedly spearheading a small-scale owners' mutiny..." September 21

  • Eddie Lacy on being scratched in Week 2: ‘You don’t like what happened’

    Larry Brown Sports "Eddie Lacy was surprisingly a healthy scratch from the Seattle Seahawks’ game against the San Francisco 49ers last Sunday, which may have signaled that he is on the verge of being released. Head coach Pete Carroll insists he is still in the team’s plans, however, and Lacy is trying not to think..." September 21

  • Seahawks’ Richard Sherman says NFL injury reports ‘are for gamblers’

    Seattle Times "Cornerback Richard Sherman legitimately had an injury last week, a hamstring issue that crept up in the Seahawks’ season opener at Green Bay and caused him to miss two practices before Sunday’s 12-9 win over the San Francisco 49ers. But Sherman said he thinks there’s a somewhat illegitimate..." September 21

  • Lacy Speaks Out on His Public Struggle with Weight

    ESPN "It's 75 degrees and beautiful in Renton, Washington. The sky is clear and blue. When new Seahawks running back Eddie Lacy climbs out of his Corvette and waves to me in a park near his condo, I notice he's brought a towel. It's a small towel, tan and about the size of a dishrag. We find an empty..." September 20

  • Jay-Z reportedly turned down Super Bowl halftime show

    Larry Brown Sports "Jay-Z has been mentioned as a possibility for the halftime show at Super Bowl LII in Minnesota, but multiple reports indicate it is not going to happen. A source told The Sun that Jay-Z has no interest in performing at the Super Bowl despite rumors that he could take the stage with Justin..." September 20

  • Richard Sherman: Seahawks' D knows 'it's really on us' "It's a new season, but the Seattle Seahawks' winning formula remains the same: A smothering defense leading an offense that does just enough. Through two games, the Seahawks allowed just two touchdowns -- with one of those coming after its offense turned the ball over on the 6-yard-line --..." September 20

  • NFL investigating domestic violence accusation against line judge

    ESPN "The NFL is investigating an accusation of domestic violence against line judge Carl Johnson, who was once the league's vice president of officiating. "The matter is under review under of the league's personal conduct policy," a league spokesman said Tuesday. All league employees are subject..." September 19

  • NFL monitoring CFL’s decision to end contact practices

    Sportsnaut "It was announced last week that the Canadian Football League (CFL) was ending contact practices during the season. To many, this came as an absolute shock. How are teams expected to prepare for the physical nature of football without actually practicing what a game itself entails? In an attempt..." September 19

  • Pete Carroll on Seahawks offense: ‘There will be some things that will be a little bit different this week’

    Seattle Times "If Seahawks coach Pete Carroll thought the offensive line started to come together just in time to pull out a win Sunday against the 49ers that doesn’t mean it’s yet earned the right to stay together indefinitely. In the wake of a second straight largely sluggish offensive outing in a 12-9 win..." September 19

  • Through two weeks, NFL teams are struggling to find the end zone

    Pro Football Talk "NFL TV ratings are down, and NFL touchdowns are down, and those two things are probably related. Fans like to watch teams score touchdowns, and there just haven’t been enough of them so far this season. NFL teams are averaging 2.1 touchdowns per game so far this season, compared to 2.6..." September 19

  • Cowboys dominate Forbes' 2017 list of most valuable NFL franchises, Bills rank last

    CBS Sports "If Jerry Jones ever decides to sell the Dallas Cowboys, someone is going to have to write him a monstrous check because the team is now worth nearly $5 billion. For the 11th consecutive year, the Cowboys are No. 1 on Forbes' annual list of the NFL's most valuable franchises with an estimated value..." September 18

  • Pete Carroll: Jimmy Graham questionable for Week 3 with sore ankle

    Larry Brown Sports "Seattle Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham’s status is up in the air for his team’s Week 3 tilt with the Tennessee Titans. Pete Carroll confirmed Monday that Graham is dealing with a sore ankle, and it’s unclear whether he’ll be able to take the field against the Titans. Graham has been a huge..." September 18

  • Seahawks make Lacy healthy scratch for Week 2

    Bleacher Report "The Seattle Seahawks announced Sunday running back Eddie Lacy was among the team's inactives for their game against the San Francisco 49ers. Lacy rushed just five times for just three yards in Week 1, and with Thomas Rawls returning from injury and Chris Carson and C.J. Prosise also available..." September 17

  • Dolphins have tried to trade for Richard Sherman multiple times

    Fanrag Sports "It was reported throughout the summer that the Seattle Seahawks were contemplating breaking up the infamous “Legion of Boom” by trading cornerback Richard Sherman. However, despite the fact that the veteran defensive back still remains in the Pacific Northwest, the rumor mill has once again..." September 17

  • Richard Sherman (hamstring) expected to play against 49ers

    ESPN "Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman is listed as questionable because of a hamstring injury but is expected to play against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, according to the Seahawks. Sherman didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday, but he returned as a limited participant Friday. Sherman..." September 17

  • Packers' Martellus Bennett fined for defending Aaron Rodgers, Seahawks' Jeremy Lane not fined

    ESPN "Defending Aaron Rodgers cost Martellus Bennett $9,115. The Green Bay Packers tight end was fined by the NFL for his unnecessary roughness penalty in last Sunday's regular-season opener against Seattle. But Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane, who was ejected from the game, was not docked any..." September 15

  • Seahawks' Richard Sherman can't believe Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned

    ESPN "Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has again gone to bat for Colin Kaepernick, saying in a video for the Players' Tribune that it's "crazy talk" that the former starter remains unsigned after some "terrible" quarterback play throughout the NFL in Week 1. Sheman's comments came with the..." September 14

  • LenDale White: Pete Carroll was ‘coward’ for way he cut me

    Larry Brown Sports "When LenDale White was traded from the Titans to the Seahawks in 2009, many thought he had a great opportunity to resurrect his NFL career playing under his former college coach, Pete Carroll. Unfortunately, White didn’t end up making the 53-man roster in Seattle. And we all know how he felt about..." September 14

  • Seahawks' Michael Bennett suing Las Vegas police over racial profiling claim, report says

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Michael Bennett-Las Vegas police department story isn't going away anytime soon. After Bennett accused the Las Vegas PD of racial profiling and said his life was threatened by officers after the Mayweather-McGregor bout in August, the LVPD denied the claim and pointed the finger at..." September 13

  • Report: Dolphins & Seahawks Discussed Potential Richard Sherman Trade During Offseason

    NFL Trade Rumors "Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, citing a source “briefed on the situation,” reports that the Dolphins and Seahawks discussed a potential trade involving CB Richard Sherman during the offseason and WR Jarvis Landry‘s name came up. According to Jackson, the Dolphins admire Sherman, but they..." September 13

  • NFL veteran thinks national anthem protests are ‘basically dead’

    Larry Brown Sports "With the number of national anthem protests we saw during the NFL preseason, it was widely expected that Week 1 would feature several such demonstrations across the league. Surprisingly, there were very few. That may not have been a coincidence. Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report spoke with..." September 13

  • Pete Carroll thought Jimmy Graham ‘had a hard game’ against the Packers Sunday

    Seattle Times "The numbers didn’t lie when it came to Jimmy Graham’s performance in Green Bay Sunday, according to head coach Pete Carroll. The Seahawks tight end was held to just eight yards on three receptions on seven targets in a 17-9 loss to the Packers, his lowest yardage total in his three seasons in..." September 12

  • NFL's Brandon Browner Arrested in L.A., 'Criminal Threats'

    TMZ "Ex-Seattle Seahawks star Brandon Browner was arrested in Los Angeles on Monday night, TMZ Sports has learned. The former Pro Bowl cornerback -- part of the original Legion of Boom -- was booked for allegedly making criminal threats, a felony. Sources tell us the alleged victim is a woman...." September 12

  • Pete Carroll upset about Jeremy Lane's ejection and other calls against Seahawks

    USA Today "Pete Carroll thinks the officials got it wrong by tossing cornerback Jeremy Lane from the season opener for throwing a punch — and the Seattle Seahawks coach pulled no punches in declaring just that after a gut-wrenching loss. Lane was ejected on Seattle's first defensive series for a personal..." September 11

  • Earl Thomas, Jamaal Charles pledge $100K, set up Port Athur 409 relief fund

    Sportsnaut "The start of the NFL season has unfortunately coincided with the wrath of Mother Nature. Many players and teams have given millions of dollars to relief funds for victims impacted by the devastating hurricanes. Among them are Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas and Denver Broncos running back..." September 11

  • Loss to Packers shows Seahawks’ offensive line woes have not gone away

    Seattle Times "In the glow of optimism and hope that illuminates opening day, the Seahawks had their worst fears rekindled. This was déjà vu of the darkest kind, which they hope is not a harbinger of another season of fretting over the offensive line. But for now, fret away. It’s an old story line, but a..." September 11

  • Offenses looked bad across the NFL on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "If you thought the offenses looked bad across the NFL on Sunday, you were correct. Yesterday’s 12 NFL games averaged just 37 points and 593 yards of total offense. That’s a far cry from what fans came to expect in 2016, when the average NFL game had 46 points and 701 yard of..." September 11

  • Thomas Rawls may not play until he’s 100 percent

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks keep trying to will Thomas Rawls into becoming the team’s next Marshawn Lynch. And Rawls keeps being unable to get and stay on the field. The man deemed to be the top option at tailback for 2017 has an ankle injury, and Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Rawls may not play..." September 10

  • Bryan Bulaga, Thomas Rawls out for Packers-Seahawks

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers will be without right tackle Bryan Bulaga for their season opener on Sunday. Bulaga returned to practice this week after hurting his ankle in August, but didn’t get the green light to suit up for the home game against the Seahawks. Kyle Murphy will get the start in Bulaga’s place..." September 10

  • Eddie Lacy wondering whether he should make a Lambeau leap

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks running back Eddie Lacy is hoping for an opportunity to leap. And apparently, he’s in good enough shape to do so, and to possibly carry the team’s offense this weekend. Via Brady Henderson of, the former Packers running back said he’s pondering whether or not to leap into..." September 08

  • Michael Bennett's attorney calls for investigation of Las Vegas police

    USA Today "The attorney for Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett called for an independent investigation of the Las Vegas Metro Police Department after Bennett's claims of racial profiling and police brutality. “Over the last several days, the Las Vegas Metro Police Department and its union..." September 08

  • NFL won’t investigate Michael Bennett

    Pro Football Talk "The Las Vegas police union wants the NFL to investigate Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett. The NFL will not be granting that request. “There is no allegation of a violation of the league’s personal conduct policy,” NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy tells PFT, “and therefore there is no basis..." September 07

  • Vegas PD asks NFL to investigate Bennett's 'false allegations'

    Seattle Times "In response to claims Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett made Wednesday alleging that Las Vegas police singled him out for being black and using excessive force, the police’s union on Thursday wrote a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell asking for an investigation of Bennett. The..." September 07

  • Seahawks’ Richard Sherman says he, and many others, have been victims of racial profiling before

    Seattle Times "Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman was somber and pensive as he was asked for his thoughts on his teammate Michael Bennett’s allegation that he was a victim of police brutality in an incident that occurred in Las Vegas last week. On Wednesday morning, Bennett and his representatives issued a..." September 07

  • Packers ready to tackle challenge of stopping Seahawks RB Eddie Lacy

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "When running back Eddie Lacy returns to Lambeau Field on Sunday, this time as a member of the Seattle Seahawks, he may or may not harbor resentment toward his former employer, the Green Bay Packers, the team that drafted him in the second round out of Alabama. But if ever there was a moment..." September 07

  • NFLPA executive director to meet with Bennett, issues statement

    Sportsnaut "NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith took to social media on Wednesday to show support for union member, defensive end Michael Bennett of the Seattle Seahawks. “We have seen Michael’s statement, who is one of our player leaders. Social justice is an issue that all NFL players, just..." September 06

  • Las Vegas Police Department: Michael Bennett case is under investigation

    Sportsnaut "The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has issued a small statement in response to Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett’s claims that he was a victim of police brutality. While the statement didn’t say much, it did note that the “case is under investigation,” and urged the..." September 06

  • Michael Bennett: Cop Threatened to 'Blow My F**king Head Off'

    TMZ "Seattle Seahawks superstar Michael Bennett says a police officer threatened to "blow my f*cking head off" during a heated incident in Vegas on the weekend of the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight. Bennett says he was heading back to his hotel room after the fight when he heard gunshots ring out...." September 06

  • NFL officially hires 21 full-time officials

    Sportsnaut "It was announced earlier in the summer that the NFL would in fact employ nearly two-dozen full-time officials for the 2017 season. It’s the first time that the league has gone to the extent of hiring full-time zebras. The league has now officially made the move, hiring 21 full-time officials..." September 06

  • Thomas Rawls top RB on Seahawks depth chart, but Week One status unknown

    Pro Football Talk "Teams are always quick to point out that the depth charts they release are unofficial and the Seahawks may illustrate just how unofficial they can be this week. The team has listed Thomas Rawls as the top running back on their depth chart for the season opener against the Packers, but it’s not..." September 05

  • Seattle Seahawks cut WR Kasen Williams, Trevone Boykin

    247 Sports "Seattle Seahawks fans have entered into a frenzied state with the latest roster news. According to the 710 ESPN's Gee Scott, wide receiver Kasen Williams did not make the team's final roster. Instead, per Scott, they elected to keep Tanner McEvoy and Amara Darboh and a fourth running back J.D...." September 03

  • Patriots trade for Seahawks defensive end Cassius Marsh

    Pro Football Talk "The Patriots didn’t hold onto the pick they acquired from Seattle on Friday for cornerback Justin Coleman. They traded it back to the Seahawks on Saturday, along with a fifth-round choice, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. In return, New England gets defensive end Cassius Marsh. It..." September 03

  • With Sheldon Richardson in, Ahtyba Rubin could be out

    Pro Football Talk "The swap-happy Seahawks may still have more moves to make, especially with defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson now in town. There’s currently chatter in some league circles that veteran defensive lineman Ahtyba Rubin will be traded on Saturday. Which of course means that, if he’s not traded,..." September 02

  • No trade materializes, so Seahawks cut Ahtyba Rubin

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks acquired defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson from the Jets in a trade on Friday, which led to chatter about a possible trade involving the now-superfluous Ahtyba Rubin. Nothing came of that chatter and Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the veteran will be released as the..." September 02

  • Jets fuming over GM Mike Maccagnan's decision to trade Sheldon Richardson to Seahawks

    New York Daily News "The Jets channeled their inner Jets by pulling off a bone-headed move yet again. The team with the single worst roster in the NFL traded away one of their three most talented players because the man in charge backed himself into a corner. It was Mismanagement 101 on One Jets Drive for a..." September 02

  • Did Sheldon Richardson's recent Brandon Marshall comments expedite his trade from Jets?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan made one thing abundantly clear on his spontaneous conference call following the trade of Sheldon Richardson: The defensive end's recent comments on ex-Jets receiver Brandon Marshall played no part in the suddenness of the transaction. "The simple answer..." September 02

  • Brandon Marshall appears to shade Sheldon Richardson after trade

    Larry Brown Sports "Brandon Marshall and Sheldon Richardson rather famously did not get along while with the New York Jets, and Marshall is now reacting to Richardson’s departure. Richardson was traded to the Seattle Seahawks on Friday, and Marshall, now with the New York Giants, wasted no time in offering what..." September 02

  • Seahawks trading Tramaine Brock to Vikings

    Pro Football Talk "For all the time the Seahawks spent researching Tramaine Brock, they certainly didn’t keep him very long. According to Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network, the Seahawks are finalizing a trade of the just-signed cornerback to the Vikings. The Vikings need some help at the position, but the..." September 01

  • Jets trade Sheldon Richardson to Seahawks for Jermaine Kearse

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets have traded defensive end Sheldon Richardson, a talented but sometimes-troubled former first-round draft pick who was a Pro Bowler in 2014. The Jets sent Richardson to the Seahawks, according to multiple reports, and got wide receiver Jermaine Kearse in return, plus unspecified draft..." September 01