Seahawks Rumors & News

  • John Madden: Pete Carroll will be 'tormented' forever by Super Bowl "John Madden has been there for both wins and losses as a head coach in the NFL. So, when he talks about the challenges that come with heartbreaking results, there's a good chance his assessment is spot on. That might not be good news for Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll. In an interview with..." May 24

  • Seahawks fan starts GoFundMe page to help re-sign Russell Wilson "If the Seahawks aren't willing to meet Russell Wilson's contract demands, it looks like fans in Seattle have a backup plan for meeting Wilson's demands: They're going to raise the money themselves with a GoFundMe page. It's a crazy plan and it probably has no chance of working, but I'm not..." May 24

  • Michael Bennett: Playing for Pete Carroll is “like playing for Willy Wonka”

    The News Tribune "Michael Bennett appeared in a telephone interview from his Seattle-area home on 750 The Game radio in Portland this week — and had what may be the most apt description yet of Seahawks coach Pete Carroll from one of his players. “It’s like playing for Willy Wonka,” the disruptive, and always..." May 22

  • US appeals court upholds $50M settlement for retired NFL players "The 8th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a $50 million lawsuit settlement regarding publicity rights for retired NFL players, according to the Associated Press. The appeals court rejected arguments by several retirees -- including Jim Marshall, Joe Senser and Dan Pastorini -- that..." May 21

  • Michael Bennett: Playing for Pete Carroll like 'playing for Willy Wonka' "Three head coaches comprise Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett's coaching history: Raheem Morris, Greg Schiano, and Pete Carroll. It appears Bennett has found his favorite of the bunch. During a radio appearance with 750 AM The Game, Bennett described his current coach, Carroll, in a..." May 21

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    Dean Blandino @DeanBlandino

    The extra point rule for 2015 just changed. Snap for kick from the 15-yard line, 2-pt try stays at 2-yard line and defense can return.

  • Extra point tries moved to the 15-yard line

    Pro Football Talk "One of the NFL’s staid elements is getting a shake up. Extra points will be attempted from the 15-yard-line beginning in 2015, the NFL announced Tuesday. Owners approved the rules change, which makes the extra point a 32- or 33-yard attempt, at the league’s spring meeting in San..." May 19

  • Seahawks GM thanks Tannehill's agent for costing Seahawks money "In the NFL, contracts and the dollar amounts that come attached to them are all interconnected. When a player of a particular position group gets inked to a new deal, teams and players across the league are able to use those numbers as a starting point in their own negotiations. Seahawks..." May 19

  • Seahawks' Jesse Williams diagnosed with papillary cancer

    SB Nation "Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Jesse Williams has been diagnosed with papillary Type 2 cancer, according to a statement released by the team. According to the team, Williams will undergo kidney surgery to treat the disease. Drafted in 2013, Williams missed the entirety of his rookie season..." May 19

  • Avril glad Seahawks' trainers kept him from returning to Super Bowl

    ESPN 710 Seattle "Lost in all the scrutiny of Seattle's final offensive play was one of the lesser-talked about turning points of Super Bowl XLIX, the third-quarter concussion that sidelined Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril. He never returned and – probably not confidentially – Seattle's defense wasn't the..." May 19

  • Pete Carroll: Irvin didn't say he plans to play in Atlanta "While enjoying an Atlanta Hawks playoff game from courtside seats rooting for his hometown NBA team last week, Bruce Irvin was quoted by a website as saying he wanted to play for the Falcons next year. As it does these days, Irvin's quotes made their way around the Internet and back up to..." May 18

  • Tyrann Mathieu on Jimmy Graham: He'll need to block in NFC West "Cardinals DB Tyrann Mathieu -- and probably every other defensive back and linebacker in the NFC West -- understands Jimmy Graham is going to be a matchup nightmare twice a year. But Mathieu wants Graham to understand something else. Graham plays in the NFC West now and he's going to have to do..." May 17

  • Seahawks LB Bobby Wagner talks contract negotiations, Hawaii

    Seattle Times "Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner threw out the first pitch before Friday’s Mariners game. Wagner, who was voted to his first Pro Bowl and was named to the All-Pro team last season, is entering the final year of his four-year rookie contract. It is widely thought that the Seahawks want to..." May 17

  • Doug Baldwin Claims Jimmy Graham Will Make Marshawn Lynch More “Devastating”

    Sportsnaut "The Seattle Seahawks gained a major asset over the free agency period when they traded for tight end Jimmy Graham. As a huge red-zone target for Russell Wilson, Graham will help Seattle improve a great deal in that area of the field. Hardly able to contain his excitement, wide receiver Doug..." May 14

  • Bruce Irvin Tells BSO He Wants to Play For Falcons

    Black Sports Online "After the Hawks game on Wednesday, Seahawks DE Bruce Irvin, told me a very bold statement. “I’m going to be in Atlanta next season. I’m ready,” said Irvin in response to my question about where he wants to be after his contract his up. Irvin, who is from Atlanta, was informed by the..." May 14

  • PAT change coming? NFL owners to consider 3 proposals at May meetings "The extra point as we know it could be coming to an end. When the NFL Spring Meeting kicks off in San Francisco next week (May 18-20), the league's 32 owners will be presented with three proposals on how to make the extra point better. If 24 out of the NFL's 32 owners vote to pass any of the..." May 13

  • Dash-Cam Video of Frank Clark Arrest Released

    Black Sports Online "Seattle Seahawks newly drafted defensive end Frank Clark has been the subject of intense scrutiny surrounding his past and domestic violence. The heat won’t be going away anytime sooner after the dash-cam video of his domestic violence arrest from last year was released this morning. Clark..." May 13

  • McCloughan compares RB Jones to a 5-time Pro Bowler

    CSN Washington "Matt Jones, the Redskins’ third round selection, hasn’t played a down in the NFL yet. But he’s already drawing comparisons to one of the game’s best running backs: Seattle’s Marshawn Lynch. Yes, the same Marshawn Lynch that has appeared five Pro Bowls, back-to-back Super Bowls and rushed 1,200..." May 11

  • Jimmy Graham was 'very sad' when he thought he was traded to Raiders

    The Score "Jimmy Graham's initial reaction to learning that he had been traded by the New Orleans Saints wasn't one of joy. As Graham explained to a fan during a recent Seattle Seahawks charity event, at first he thought he was going to the Oakland Raiders, which made him "very sad."" May 11

  • Jeremy Stevens serves 2 days in jail, released "Hope Solo's husband Jerramy Stevens caught a huge break Sunday ... getting released from jail today ... JUST 3 DAYS after surrendering for a 30 day sentence for his Team USA soccer van DUI. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ Sports ... the former NFL tight end was released early due, at least in..." May 11

  • Hotel manager told police Frank Clark said, ‘I will hit you like I hit her’

    Seattle Times "A hotel night manager told police in Ohio that Seahawks top draft pick Frank Clark threatened her and admitted hitting his girlfriend during a Nov. 15 altercation, according to newly released documents. In a statement to police in Sandusky, Ohio, the day after the incident, manager Stephanie..." May 10

  • Former Green Beret Nate Boyer soaks in his first day in NFL "Nate Boyer won't likely forget walking in the Seattle Seahawks' locker room on Friday and seeing the blue No. 48 jersey with his name on it. “To go in there and I see [the jersey], it’s awesome,” he said. “To be able to officially say I’m an NFL player, as long as it lasts, it’s amazing. It’s..." May 09

  • Maligned Seahawks pick Frank Clark: 'Not a bad person' "Frank Clark, the Seattle Seahawks' controversial second-round draft pick who was kicked off the Michigan football team in November after a domestic violence incident, said on Friday that he is grateful to have a chance to redeem himself. "I shouldn't be here," Clark said after the first day of..." May 09

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    Curtis Crabtree @Curtis_Crabtree

    Carroll said Austin Hill failed his physical.

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    Curtis Crabtree @Curtis_Crabtree

    Carroll said they are trying Eric Pinkins at outside linebacker. Played there today. Will be there next few weeks. Now over 230 pounds.

  • Are Russell Wilson, Seahawks '10s of millions' apart? "The contract for Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will eventually get done. Not many young players who have been to a pair of Super Bowls are allowed to walk after the conclusion of their rookie deal. But according to ESPN 710's Danny O'Neil, neither side is close to agreeing on a..." May 09

  • Police disagree with prosecutor letting Frank Clark off with a fine

    Pro Football Talk "The prosecutor who gave Seahawks second-round draft pick Frank Clark a plea deal that allowed him to get off with a $250 fine on a domestic violence charge is facing criticism from the local police chief and others. Sandusky, Ohio, prosecutor Lynne Gast-King claims she allowed Clark to plead..." May 08

  • Seahawks wouldn’t draft Frank Clark with charges pending

    Pro Football Talk "For the Seattle Seahawks, domestic violence charges would have made Frank Clark untouchable. At least until those charges went away. The agent for the former Michigan defensive end said that the Seahawks told Clark at the Scouting Combine in February the charges of hitting his ex-girlfriend..." May 08

  • Seahawks’ Michael Bennett Denies Trade Request but Wants a Raise

    Sportsnaut "It was reported recently that Seattle Seahawks’ defensive end Michael Bennett was seeking a trade. Bennett attempted to set the record straight himself by explaining that looking for a raise does not equate to wanting to be traded (via King 5 TV). I think everyone who has a job, they want a..." May 08

  • Prosecutor doesn't think Seahawks draft pick Frank Clark punched girlfriend

    Sporting News "Contrary to witness statements, the prosecutor who agreed last month to reduce domestic violence charges against Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark doesn't think Clark struck his girlfriend in an ugly November scene inside an Ohio hotel room. Though she concedes there were "physical things..." May 07

  • Former NFL LB Scott Fujita: 30 to 50 percent of players smoke pot "We live in a society where marijuana is becoming increasingly destigmatized. It has been completely legalized for recreational used in four states, decriminalized in 17 states and the District of Columbia, and allowed for medicinal purposes in 23 states. Even the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence..." May 07

  • Report: Michael Bennett wants Seahawks to trade him

    Cover32 "This next story is a nice reminder that there’s a reason why we hear player rumors and report on them. Many of them turn out not to be true, but sometimes where there’s smoke there’s fire. A few weeks ago we passed along a report that Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett wanted to be..." May 07

  • Seahawks WR Jermaine Kearse signs contract for 2015

    Seattle Times "In an expected moved, Seattle receiver Jermaine Kearse signed his second-round contract tender today. The news was first reported by ESPN and since confirmed by the team. Kearse was a restricted free agent, and in March the team placed a second-round tender on him, meaning any other team..." May 06

  • Seahawks didn't talk to witnesses in Clark's domestic violence incident?

    Fox Sports "The Seattle Seahawks raised some eyebrows when they selected former Michigan defensive end Frank Clark with the 63rd overall pick toward the end of the second round of the NFL Draft on Friday. Clark was kicked off the Wolverines team Nov. 17, two days after being arrested and charged with..." May 05

  • Seahawks scrutinized for drafting Frank Clark despite domestic violence accusation

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks used their first pick in this year’s draft on Frank Clark, a defensive end who was kicked off the team at Michigan after he was accused of domestic violence. Now they’re facing some scrutiny in Seattle. The Seattle Times has a report out today noting that while the Seahawks claim..." May 05

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    Charles Robinson @CharlesRobinson

    Once medical checks out, I'd expect #Cardinals to take a look at TE Jermaine Gresham to fill John Carlson void. Possibly Zach Miller, too.

  • Bruce Irvin tweets Seahawks won't pick up option "Pete Carroll wants Bruce Irvin in Seattle for a long time. He just doesn't want to pick up Irvin's fifth-year option. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport noted that it was unlikely the Seahawks would exercise the option on the pass rusher, who was chosen in the first round back in 2012. He's had..." May 04

  • Carroll: We want Bruce Irvin in Seattle for a long time "After a week that saw Bruce Irvin's name reportedly bubble up as trade bait, the Seahawks pass rusher has a home in Seattle for years to come, according to coach Pete Carroll -- even if the team doesn't plan to exercise the defender's fifth-year option for 2016, as NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport..." May 03

  • Former Green Beret Nate Boyer joining Seahawks "One of the best stories of the NFL Draft didn't happen until the draft was over. Nate Boyer, a 34-year-old former Green Beret, has been offered a contract as an undrafted free agent with the Seattle Seahawks. "Yeah, I've done things that are more difficult," Boyer told NFL Network's NFL..." May 03

  • Seattle overpaid in trading up for Tyler Lockett

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks must love receiver Tyler Lockett because they paid a fortune to move up in the draft and get him. Seattle acquired Washington’s third-round pick to draft Lockett, sending four picks to Washington in the deal. According to the draft trade chart, the Seahawks overpaid. In the..." May 02

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    Curtis Crabtree @Curtis_Crabtree

    Schneider said their primary interest in Tyler Lockett was due to his return ability. Carroll expects him to return first kickoff of season.

  • Seahawks get in the draft by picking Frank Clark

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks had to wait longer than any other team to make their first pick in the 2015 draft, but they’re finally in the pool. With the 63rd pick in the draft, they took Michigan defensive end Frank Clark. The Seahawks likely hope that Clark can become part of their pass rushing rotation up..." May 02

  • Seahawks trade up for a wideout in round three

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks traded up for a receiver. And not for Jaelen Strong. Instead, they’ve added Tyler Lockett from Kansas State. And he’ll join a depth chart that includes Ricardo Lockette." May 02

  • Pete Carroll says Russell Wilson 'is going to be with us' "Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said the contract negotiations with quarterback Russell Wilson are ongoing, but added that Wilson "is going to be with us." Carroll was interviewed on ESPN during the NFL draft Saturday afternoon. "It's ongoing, but going a little slow," Carroll said...." May 02

  • Seahawks not actively pursuing Bruce Irvin trade

    Field Gulls "Bruce Irvin is the newest subject of the NFL trade rumor circuit, and starting last night he was connected to the Falcons by a number of outlets. This came shortly after Ian Rapoport reported that the Seahawks do not plan to pick up Irvin's fifth-year option, which would mean 2015 is his contract..." April 30

    2015 NFL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff NFL Draft day is finally here. Teams begin re-loading tonight and the new NFL season will be here before we know it. I'm going to post rumors in this live blog all day. Pick rumors, trade rumors, etc. April 30

  • Next move for Irvin could be a trade to Atlanta

    Pro Football Talk "Earlier this year, a report emerged that Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett wanted to be traded to the Falcons. Another Seahawks pass-rusher ultimately could be the guy who gets shipped to Atlanta. Per a league source, chatter already has emerged regarding a possible trade that would send..." April 30

  • 2015 NFL mock draft: Saints, Dolphins, Eagles, Jaguars making trades "It's finally time to bite the bullet. It's time to mock it up. Hopefully, I can do better than last year, where I hit for a pretty strong average – 26 of the 32 players I put in my mock ended up going in the first round – but didn't land nearly enough homers (getting the right player and team..." April 29

  • Russell Wilson attends White House State Dinner with Ciara

    Sporting News "After all that commotion, we finally have an answer. When Russell Wilson arrived at the White House State Dinner on Tuesday, his grandmother was nowhere in sight. Instead, he was standing side-by-side with Grammy Award winner, Ciara. That's right — he duped us all." April 29

  • NFL to end tax-exempt status

    The Score "The NFL will relinquish its tax-exempt status, commissioner Roger Goodell announced in a memo to owners Tuesday. Goodell said the move was made to "eliminate (a) distraction." The memo states the move will not have a significant impact on the operation of the league: Every dollar of..." April 28