Seahawks Rumors & News

  • Seahawks Unlikely To Franchise Sheldon Richardson, But Want To Keep Him Long-Term

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that while the Seahawks want to keep free agent DL Sheldon Richardson long-term, they’re unlikely to use their franchise tag on him in the coming weeks. Franchising Richardson would run the Seahawks $13,387,000 fully guaranteed for the 2018 season and given..." February 22

  • Russell Wilson working with legendary boxing trainer Freddie Roach

    247 Sports "Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has become known for his offseason training regimen and the many people at his employ to help him change his body to the desired effect. In 2016, Wilson wanted to be sturdier so he added muscle and weight. After finding a loss of mobility that season,..." February 21

  • 15 NFL players who could be cut before free agency

    Larry Brown Sports "The official start to the new league year is less than a month away, which means all 32 NFL teams are gearing up for their annual free agency frenzy. In preparation for said frenzy, each team is currently deep in evaluation mode, looking not just at the crop of impending free agents, but also..." February 21

  • Fox is reportedly pushing for a stronger TNF schedule, might move some Sunday matchups to Thursday

    Awful Announcing "Whether Fox’s move to acquire rights to Thursday Night Football for the next five years at an estimated rate of $550 million per year is a good one or not may have a whole lot to do with how good the schedule is. TNF has taken a lot of criticism over the past few years for a weaker schedule than..." February 20

  • NFL Rumors: Who will get cut in 2018 among former Pro Bowl players?

    Sporting News "Plenty of talented veterans will be available in the current 2018 NFL free agency pool. But those players will soon get some big-time company on the open market from notable names cut by their teams to help save money under the salary cap. For some teams, cutting a former Pro Bowler or two make..." February 20

  • Speculation growing Seahawks could place franchise tag on Sheldon Richardson as tag period opens Tuesday

    Seattle Times "In what is the first significant date of the NFL off-season involving personnel, teams can begin placing a franchise or transition tag on players beginning Tuesday. The period runs through March 6 and could help alter free agency by taking some top players out of the market while also changing..." February 20

  • Is Austin Seferian-Jenkins angling to play for the Seahawks?

    247 Sports "The Seattle Seahawks tight end situation is like an onion -- there's layers to it. There's also levels to this...nevermind. Suffice it to say, no one's exactly positive how they'll handle their tight end situation but a local boy seems to be setting the stage to try to fill a possible void. With..." February 20

  • The reason the Seahawks have to be careful in free agency

    ESPN 710 Seattle "Just about every day through the next month, free agent names will be topics of discussion involving the Seahawks. You’ve already heard some over the past week. Some believe the Seahawks should go after Carolina Panthers guard Andrew Norwell. When the Oakland Raiders told kicker Sebastian..." February 18

  • Why Seahawks should draft a running back in the first round. And why odds are they won’t

    Tacoma News Tribune "Pete Carroll has vowed the Seahawks will return to his run-first roots. In part to get that done, Seattle’s head man has sent away eight assistant coaches, including his top four and both the offensive and defensive coordinators, from last season. But will Carroll’s quest to get the Seahawks..." February 17

  • Seahawks' Shaquill Griffin: 'Legion of Boom will never go away' despite iffy future

    CBS Sports "Under Pete Carroll, the Seahawks have functioned as one of the most consistent team in football, almost always journeying to the playoffs while riding the arm of Russell Wilson and the backs of the Legion of Boom. Now though, with the Seahawks coming off their first playoff-less season since 2011,..." February 16

  • Duane Brown felt 'disrespected' by Houston Texans

    NFL.com "Duane Brown sat out all last offseason, and skipped six games, hoping to get a new contract from the Houston Texans. It never materialized, the situation turned sour, and the team traded him to Seattle in October. Joining the "Now What?" podcast with former teammate Arian Foster, Brown detailed..." February 15

  • NFL free agency rumors: Who will get cut in 2018 among former Pro Bowl players?

    Sporting News "Plenty of talented veterans will be available in the current 2018 NFL free agency pool. But those players will soon get some big-time company on the open market from notable names cut by their teams to help save money under the salary cap. For some teams, cutting a former Pro Bowler or two make..." February 14

  • Report: Seahawks 'certainly' would entertain trade offers for Richard Sherman

    Sportsnaut "Five-time Pro Bowl cornerback Richard Sherman entered the 2017 season with questions about his long-term future in Seattle. The Seahawks had made him available during the offseason, leading many to believe Sherman’s career with the team might soon be coming to an end. Then, back in early..." February 14

  • Idea of Jimmy Graham to Patriots isn’t as crazy as it may sound

    WEEI Boston "The Patriots have always been an organization not afraid to make a big move or two during the offseason. Last offseason it was Stephon Gilmore and Brandin Cooks, so who might it be this offseason? Perhaps, Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham. On NFL Network Monday night, former NFL receiver..." February 14

  • Report: Kam Chancellor intends to play in 2018

    Pro Football Talk "A neck injury has cast some uncertainty around Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor‘s playing future, but it seems Chancellor is planning on continuing his career. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Chancellor intends to play during the 2018 season with the caveat that he will need to get..." February 13

  • NFL Rumors: Who will be most active teams in NFL Free Agency?

    Fanrag Sports "We’re roughly one month from the NFL‘s annual free-agent shopping spree, when — despite general managers’ best efforts to build rosters primarily through the draft — executives often cannot resist the temptation of landing splashy free agents. With Kirk Cousins, Ziggy Ansah, Le’Veon Bell and..." February 13

  • Richard Sherman thought Kris Richard firing was 'kind of odd'

    247 Sports "The Seattle Seahawks made a change at defensive coordinator that left many people scratching their heads when the moves were executed. After just three fairly successful seasons, the team chose to fire Kris Richard and bring back former linebackers coach Ken Norton Jr following a failed stint with..." February 13

  • DeAndre Hopkins wants to see Jimmy Graham in a Texans uniform

    Pro Football Talk "Jimmy Graham is about to become a free agent, and DeAndre Hopkins has an idea for where he should go. Hopkins posted a picture on Twitter of Graham Photoshopped into a Texans uniform, and tagged Graham in the tweet. Graham hasn’t replied to that tweet, but the move could make sense" February 12

  • Sherman’s decision to represent himself will complicate things for Seahawks

    Pro Football Talk "Two years ago, the Seahawks found themselves struggling to come up with a strategy for negotiating with left tackle Russell Okung, who decided not to use an agent when becoming a free agent. The Seahawks will be in a similar position this year with cornerback Richard Sherman. Sherman, who..." February 11

  • Charges against Seahawks QB Trevone Boykin relating to March arrest are dropped

    Seattle Times "A case against Seahawks backup quarterback Trevone Boykin relating to an arrest last March in Dallas was recently dismissed, according to Dallas County court records. The motion states that the defendant (Boykin) “has completed all conditions in accordance with the terms of the conditional..." February 10

  • NFL Rumors: Jimmy Graham may be a target for the Baltimore Ravens

    Clutch Points "It is no secret that the Baltimore Ravens’ offense suffered from a severe lack of firepower throughout the 2017 NFL season. As a result, they could be among the suitors looking to acquire the services of free agent tight end Jimmy Graham, formerly of the New Orleans Saints and currently Seattle..." February 10

  • Kam Chancellor’s $6.8 million salary for 2018 now guaranteed

    Seattle Times "Even though Kam Chancellor spent part of his week in New York modeling at a fashion show, the Seahawks strong safety doesn’t have to officially begin pursuing a new career just yet. While it’s unclear if Chancellor will play football again due to a nerve injury in his neck suffered Nov. 9..." February 10

  • Richard Sherman, now his own agent, expects to stay with Seahawks

    ESPN "Cornerback Richard Sherman says he expects to be back with the Seattle Seahawks next season and revealed that he has been serving as his own agent for at least a year. Sherman is coming off surgery to repair a torn Achilles and is entering the final year of his contract, which includes a..." February 09

  • Report: Trevone Boykin's public intoxication charge dropped

    247 Sports "Seattle Seahawks backup quarterback Trevone Boykin's legal troubles may finally be completely behind him. According to 1080 KLRD's L.P. Phillips, the Dallas County court has dropped the charges of public intoxication against Trevone Boykin stemming from a March arrest last year, where his car..." February 07

  • Seahawks OL Germain Ifedi gets into Twitter war with analysts over rankings

    Sportsnaut "It’s not exactly a secret that Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Germain Ifedi was a turnstile this past year. Therefore it was hardly surprising when he was ranked No. 42 out of 49 by Bleacher Report’s NFL1000 team. Well, it wasn’t surprising to anyone but Ifedi himself, we should say. The..." February 03

  • NFLPA: More concussion evaluations says we’re smarter about delivering care

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL announced last month that players were diagnosed with 281 concussions in 2017, which represented a new high since the league started tracking total concussions six years ago and was a number that NFL Chief Medical Officer Allen Sills called a “disappointment.” During a press conference..." February 02

  • Report: Dave Canales promoted to QB coach keep him in Seattle

    247 Sports "The Seattle Seahawks apparently made their decision on their next quarterback coach last week, according to reports but now new information on the decision has come to light. Last week, it was widely reported that wide receivers coach Dave Canales would get a promotion of sorts but with options..." February 01

  • What the Seahawks do with Paul Richardson will heavily dictate other offseason moves at receiver

    Seattle Times "In terms of their on-field presence, few Seahawks position groups were as dependable in 2017 as the team’s receiving corps. The two starters in the base offense — Doug Baldwin and Paul Richardson — played every game, each on the field for more than 76 percent of the snaps for the..." February 01

  • Report: Seahawks to replace Dwaine Board with Jethro Franklin

    247 Sports "The Seattle Seahawks have found their new assistant defensive line coach. After reportedly parting ways with Dwaine Board last week -- that move has still not been made official -- the Seahawks have his replacement in place with former Oakland Raiders defensive line coach Jethro Franklin,..." January 31

  • Seahawks' Luke Willson 'dumbfounded' and 'disgusted' by Roger Goodell's 'Thursday Night Football' stance

    Sporting News "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell defended the continuation of "Thursday Night Football" during his State of the NFL press conference Wednesday. While Goodell said the slight increase of injuries during Thursday games was an anomaly compared to previous seasons, Seahawks tight end Luke Willson..." January 31

  • Report: Fox paying $550 million a year for Thursdays

    Pro Football Talk "Here’s why Thursday Night Football isn’t going anywhere, anytime soon. According to John Ourand of Sports Business Daily, the winning bid submitted by Fox for the NFL’s Thursday Night Football package is worth $550 million a year. He also reports that the top Fox broadcast team of Joe Buck and..." January 31

  • The NFL Lost $30 Million In Ad Revenue Thanks To Plummeting TV Ratings in 2017

    Total Pro Sports "It has been an ongoing issue for two seasons now with the NFL losing viewers for various reasons. While many pointed to Colin Kaepernick and his stance to kneel during the National Anthem which caused hundreds of other players to follow suit, you’d also have to count in the fact that many people..." January 31

  • Fox reportedly near deal to win broadcast rights to Thursday Night Football

    Awful Announcing "Scott Soshnick and Lucas Shaw of Bloomberg report that Fox is close to a deal for the broadcast rights to Thursday Night Football. Fox’s Thursday Night Football bid is reportedly higher than the $45 million per game price ($450 million over 10 games) that CBS and NBC combined to pay last..." January 31

  • Roger Goodell: NFL is prepared for legalized gambling

    Sportsnaut "The NBA might very well be fully supportive of legalized sports gambling around the United States, but that doesn’t mean the NFL will fall in line. The league has consistently opposed any expansion of legalized sports gambling, something that’s not going to change any time soon. But NFL..." January 30

  • Roger Goodell 'concerned' about NFL catch rule

    NFL.com "The confounding catch rule is the bane of many football fans' existence. Count NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell as one of those perturbed viewers fixated on simplifying and clarifying the rule this offseason. "I'm not just somewhat concerned. I am concerned," Goodell told FOX Sports' Colin..." January 29

  • How much do Super Bowl commercials cost in 2018?

    Sporting News "Super Bowl 52, also known as Super Bowl LII, is set for Sunday, Feb. 4, at U.S. Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings since the 2016 season. The game will be the first Super Bowl hosted by Minnesota since Super Bowl XXVI on Jan. 26, 1992. This year it's the Eagles vs. the Patriots, but..." January 29

  • NFL Pro Bowl ratings up 28% from last year

    247 Sports "The NFL's decision to move the Pro Bowl to an afternoon slot paid dividends when it comes to the game's ratings. A considerable amount of people tuned into watch this year's Pro Bowl than in 2017, as the league decided to kickoff their all-start game this past Sunday at 3:00 p.m. The Pro Bowl..." January 29

  • Which quarterbacks will be released or traded?

    Sporting News "Free agency and quarterbacks normally are not words used together, but this year could be different, as a few passers should make their way to the open market. Here we look at some of the top quarterback free agents and players who could be released or traded in 2018. Kirk Cousins,..." January 29

  • Is free agent tight end Jimmy Graham on the Saints radar this offseason?

    Biloxi Sun Herald "It makes perfect dollars and sense for the New Orleans Saints to bring tight end Jimmy Graham back into the fold this offseason. He becomes an unrestricted free agent in March after playing the past three seasons in Seattle where he fulfilled a blockbuster four-year, $40 million contract that..." January 28

  • Earl Thomas doubles down on holdout threat, discusses Cowboys locker-room trip

    Yardbarker "On Friday, Earl Thomas made it clear that he could hold out if he doesn’t get a new long-term deal done with the Seattle Seahawks. On Saturday at practice for the Pro Bowl, the safety doubled down on that, promising he won’t return to Seattle without a new deal while also expressing more..." January 27

  • Kam Chancellor Instagram photo aside, retirement remains an unlikely option anytime soon

    Seattle Times "So was Seattle strong safety Kam Chancellor hinting at retirement when he posted a drawing on Instagram Friday showing him in street clothes appearing to walk away from a Seahawk logo? As Friday wore on, no real answer arrived. As one person said, Chancellor could just be toying with..." January 27

  • Earl Thomas Wants To Finish Career With Seahawks, But Implies He Could Hold Out For New Deal

    NFL Trade Rumors "Seahawks Pro Bowl S Earl Thomas told reporters on Thursday that he wants to finish out his career in Seattle, but he doesn’t see himself playing next year if he isn’t signed long term. “I want to finish my career there,” Thomas said, via ESPN.com. “I definitely don’t see myself going out there..." January 26

  • NFL ratings decline leads to an increase in makegoods, $300 million drop in ad revenue

    Awful Announcing "Whatever the reasons behind the NFL’s decline in ratings, and they’re likely myriad, it was always going to be tough for that big of a drop to not impact the bottom line. According to AdWeek, that’s exactly what happened: It didn’t happen until the final month of the regular season, but the..." January 26

  • XFL 2.0: Vince McMahon’s company teases “major sports announcement”

    Pro Football Talk "Vince McMahon’s plans to give the XFL a second try appear closer than ever, with a “major sports announcement” set for today. Alpha Entertainment, the sports business McMahon funded by selling $100 million of WWE stock, today said it will have a major announcement at 3 p.m. Eastern. That..." January 25

  • Report: Seahawks expected to elevate Dave Canales to QB coach

    247 Sports "The Seattle Seahawks may have already made their decision on their new quarterback coach. Apologies to Jim Zorn. While reports abound over who will coach quarterback Russell Wilson next along with offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer, the Seahawks still currently have Carl Smith filling..." January 24

  • Report: NFL could keep teams in locker room for anthem in 2018

    247 Sports "Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett and his teammates may have to find a different way to protest racial inequality in 2018. According to ESPN's Jim Trotter, the NFL plans to keep all players in the locker room during the playing of the national anthem next season, which would the..." January 24

  • Cowboys Met With Former Seahawks DC Kris Richard Regarding Coaching Job

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter reports that the Cowboys interviewed former Seahawks DC Kris Richard for an undisclosed coaching position on Sunday. The Seahawks officially fired Richard as their defensive coordinator last week and replaced him with Ken Norton Jr. Seahawks HC Pete Carroll reportedly felt that..." January 22

  • Richard Sherman defends Barry Church for hit on Rob Gronkowski

    Yardbarker "Jacksonville Jaguars safety Barry Church was criticized for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, but he had one prominent defensive back coming to his defense. Church hit Gronkowski in the head, knocking him out with a head injury. Some observers felt that Church’s hit..." January 21

  • Seahawks reportedly interested in Jim Zorn reunion

    Yardbarker "The Seattle Seahawks are already seeing a lot of personnel turnover this offseason, but one of their next moves could be to bring back a familiar face. Veteran NFL insider Michael Lombardi of The Ringer reported Saturday that Seattle has “strong interest” in hiring Jim Zorn as their..." January 20

  • 2018 Salary Cap Could Exceed $180M?

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Jurecki recently spoke to a source who suggested that the 2018 NFL salary cap could end up exceeding $180 million once it’s finalized for the upcoming league year. Last we heard, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported a month ago that the NFL distributed 2018 salary cap projections to teams..." January 19

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