Seahawks Rumors & News

  • Richard Sherman downplays Seahawks strife, says Russell Wilson is 'phenomenal' teammate

    ESPN "Richard Sherman described his relationship with Russell Wilson as "professional" during a SportsCenter interview that aired Sunday and again downplayed the idea that the Seattle Seahawks have a fractured locker room going into the 2017 season. "We're pros. We hang out from time to time. We get..." July 23

  • Seahawks' Bennett to host benefit for Seattle woman shot by police

    Seattle Times "Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett and his wife Pele will join the family of Charleena Lyles to host a rally and benefit for the late mother and her kids at Judkins Park on July 29 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., according to an event posted to Facebook. The event notice says it is..." July 23

  • ESPN Has Finally Set An Official End Date For ‘Mike And Mike’

    Uproxx "When ESPN announced their new television programming lineup for 2018 would include a solo show for Mike Greenberg, fans of ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike knew the end of the show was near. The two made the official announcement of their impending breakup back in May, but even then it was a brief note..." July 17

  • NFLPA on Richard Sherman strike comments: ‘What he said’

    Sportsnaut "Richard Sherman made headlines nationally when he said the NFL players must be willing to miss game checks in a strike to make big money. Of course, this is in reference to the monster contracts being pulled in recently by the NBA’s elite, not to mention its bottom feeders. “Oh, 100..." July 13

  • Richard Sherman to NFL players: Want bigger deals? Be willing to strike

    ESPN "Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman says NFL players would have to be willing to strike in order to get huge guaranteed contracts like the ones being signed this offseason by NBA players. On July 1, NBA free agents agreed to deals totaling nearly $1 billion in the first 24 hours of free..." July 13

  • Britney Spears' team plans to get back to the Super Bowl

    New York Daily News "Oops, she wants to do it again. Britney Spears’ associates have had “secret discussions” with television and advertising execs tied to Super Bowl LII, according to a source close to the situation. The game will take place Feb. 4 in Minneapolis. “Britney has made it clear to her team that it..." July 12

  • How does the long-term future look for the Legion of Boom?

    Seattle Post-Intelligencer "Let's reminisce for a moment, shall we? Yes, that's a photo of the original Legion of Boom -- Brandon Browner, Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor and Richard Sherman -- gathered in California for Chancellor's wedding. It's a delightful blast from the past, one that almost feels like seeing a..." July 11

  • Seahawks CB DeShawn Shead Likely To Begin Season On PUP

    Pro Football Rumors "Seahawks cornerback DeShawn Shead is likely to begin the 2017 campaign on the physically unable to perform list as he continues to recover from a torn ACL, according to Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times. A 15-game starter a season ago, Shead played more than 1,000 defensive snaps and graded as..." July 09

  • Cliff Avril: Story about divided locker room is “fake news”

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks have denied all offseason they have a divided locker room. Defensive end Cliff Avril went a step further Friday, calling the story “fake news” created to make headlines. “I think it’s all fake news,” Avril told Nick Ferguson and Brian Webber on TuneIn’s NFL No Huddle. “I think it’s..." July 08

  • Seahawks' Bennett: 49ers' Buckner can become a Defensive Player of the Year

    CBS Sports "Not too long ago, the Seahawks and 49ers formed one of the game's best rivalries. But with the 49ers' sudden decline and the Seahawks' consistency, the rivalry has faded in recent years. Now, instead of watching Richard Sherman taunt Michael Crabtree in the final seconds of the NFC title game,..." July 06

  • Russell Wilson starts his own passing academy

    Pro Football Talk "Russell Wilson has started his own passing academy, the Russell Wilson Quarterback Academy (RWQB). His former Seahawks teammate, Jake Heaps, will serve as president. Heaps was on the team’s practice squad last year. Heaps made the announcement on his Twitter account. Wilson posted a video,..." July 06

  • Seahawks still looking for a right cornerback

    Pro Football Talk "The Legion of Boom has, for most of its existence, resembled the Beatles, with John, Paul, and George forming the nucleus of the group and various guys playing the role of Ringo. This year, it’s unclear who the Ringo will be. Gregg Bell of the Tacoma News Tribune outlines the options for the..." July 04

  • Russell Wilson has lost more than 10 pounds with new diet

    Larry Brown Sports "Russell Wilson dealt with a number of injuries last season that limited his mobility, but it sounds like we will be seeing a much healthier — and even a little leaner — Wilson this year. Wilson put on some extra weight in 2016 because injuries to his knee and ankle prevented him from sticking..." June 29

  • Julio Jones went to extreme measures to keep Pete Carroll from recruiting him to USC

    ALL 22 "Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones is one of the best wideouts in the NFL, maybe the best. He was the best back in high school, before going to Alabama. According NBC’s Rob Buska, Jones’ high school coach once went to extreme measures to keep Pete Carroll — now coach of the Seattle Seahawks — away..." June 29

  • Inside Russell Wilson's nine-meal, 4,800-calorie diet to cut weight

    ESPN "When asked about Russell Wilson's focus on improved eating habits this offseason, Philip Goglia said he views himself more as a food coach than as a nutritionist. "He was an animal about it," Goglia said of Wilson. "The f---ing guy buried himself in this, and it's epic to see, because that..." June 29

  • Is Cliff Avril the most underpaid Seattle Seahawk?

    Seattle Times "A really interesting story in The Ringer by Danny Kelly poses an interesting question — who is the most underpaid veteran on each NFL team? The definition is important. As Kelly explains, players who are on rookie contracts — which cannot be negotiated — aren’t taken into consideration (though..." June 29

  • Richard Sherman: 'Made up' Russell Wilson story could easily apply to Tom Brady

    CBS Sports "The Seattle Seahawks have been engulfed in some locker room controversy this offseason, thanks primarily to an ESPN story. That story alleged that cornerback Richard Sherman remains bitter about the Super Bowl XLIX loss to the Patriots in 2015 and that members of the team are upset about the..." June 28

  • Seahawks’ third-round pick Shaquill Griffin to be in mix for starting role

    Pro Football Talk "Until Deshawn Shead can return from his torn ACL, the Seattle Seahawks will need to find at least a temporary option to start opposite Richard Sherman to begin the regular season. While the leader in the clubhouse to earn the job is veteran Jeremy Lane, third-round pick Shaquill Griffin will..." June 27

  • Chiefs to interview Seahawks' Fitterer, Titans' Cowden for GM job

    Bleacher Report "The Kansas City Chiefs are reportedly scheduling general manager interviews with multiple candidates in the wake of John Dorsey's firing. On Monday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reported they are setting interviews with Seattle Seahawks co-director of player personnel Scott Fitterer and Tennessee..." June 27

  • Derek Carr takes hilarious jab at Seahawks for Super Bowl XLIX blunder

    CBS Sports "If the Raiders ever have the ball on the 1-yard line during the waning seconds of a Super Bowl, you can probably safely assume that they won't be making the same mistake the Seahawks made near the end of Super Bowl XLIX. Of course, that was the game where the Seahawks decided to throw it from..." June 24

  • Seahawks team up with pro sports franchises in Seattle to champion LGBTQ equality

    Sportsnaut "In an effort to support and advance gender equality in all sports, the Seattle Seahawks have teamed up with Athlete Ally. The announcement was made on the team’s official website. Athlete Ally is a non-profit organization which the Seahawks and four other Seattle professional sports teams have..." June 23

  • Cliff Avril matches sack numbers, builds 12 homes in Haiti

    Sportsnaut "Following the destruction Haiti saw when Hurricane Matthew struck last year, Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril made a pretty awesome promise. He would match his 2016 sack numbers to coincide with the number of homes he would build in the downtrodden nation. Avril ended up recording a..." June 21

  • How Jordan Simone went from out of football to playing for the team he grew up rooting for

    Seattle Times "Driving home from Los Angeles to Scottsdale the day after Memorial Day weekend, Jordan Simone got a call from his agent with a question both of them knew didn’t really need to be asked. “Hey, you want to play for the Seahawks?’’ Simone heard as he traveled about an hour outside Los..." June 18

  • Seahawks' Bennett explains why he skips OTAs: 'I like to be a parent'

    Tacoma News Tribune "Michael Bennett wore a black T-shirt and matching cap with the words “I KNOW MY RIGHTS” in white letters. The Seahawks’ vocal, activist, Pro Bowl defensive end also knows why Colin Kaepernick remains unemployed in the NFL. To him, that’s black and white, too. “There is no logical..." June 17

  • Seahawks rookie CB Shaq Griffin draws high praise from his defensive coordinator

    Seattle Times "This is the time of eternal optimism around football teams. Everyone is in great shape. Everyone looks good. Everyone is poised for a big year. This is not the time for being able to tell too much because there is no tackling, no contact, no real football being played. So keep in that..." June 16

  • Pete Carroll gushes over Jimmy Graham’s improvement

    Yardbarker "Pete Carroll has always been known for being effusive in his praise, so when he gushes over a player, sometimes you have to take it with a grain of salt. But his comments from Seattle Seahawks minicamp about Jimmy Graham certainly stand out. According to Pro Football Talk’s Curtis Crabtree,..." June 16

  • Pete Carroll ‘really proud’ of how Richard Sherman is handling media

    Sportress of Blogitude "Pete Carroll would prefer it if the entire Richard Sherman saga that has plagued the Seattle Seahawks this offseason could be put in the rear view mirror. The Seahawks coach weighed in on all the drama while speaking to the media Thursday, saying he’s “really proud” of how Sherman “handled..." June 16

  • Richard Sherman six months after blowup: 'I might have gone over the top'

    ESPN "Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman stepped to the podium Wednesday for the first time this spring to address the most tumultuous offseason of his NFL career. He joked with linebacker Bobby Wagner, who was standing in the back, and then spent the next 18 minutes answering 24 questions..." June 16

  • Seahawks’ Earl Thomas, Tyler Lockett make progress with injuries; Dion Jordan has another knee surgery

    Seattle Times "The Seahawks on Tuesday completed their first of three minicamp practices this week. Here are some of the notable personnel updates from coach Pete Carroll following the practice: — Safety Earl Thomas was a full participant and declared he is about 80 percent back from the broken lower leg..." June 15

  • Michael Bennett: Colin Kaepernick's lack of team shows gap between players, fans

    ESPN "Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett says Colin Kaepernick remaining unsigned reflects the state of the NFL. "I think the league is built on middle America, and most of the middle of America is predominantly a white crowd," Bennett said Wednesday. "That's just the truth of it. I think..." June 15

  • Richard Sherman Says He'd Like to Retire with Seahawks

    Bleacher Report "After an offseason of rumors and speculation regarding his future with the only NFL team he has ever known, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said he "would definitely like to retire a Seahawk" Wednesday. The Tacoma News Tribune shared more of Sherman's comments on its YouTube..." June 15

  • Michael Bennett Says Seahawks 'Can't Win a Game Without Russell Wilson'

    Bleacher Report "While the defense has played a big role in the Seattle Seahawks' success in recent years, defensive end Michael Bennett believes quarterback Russell Wilson is the most irreplaceable member of the squad. "On a team with competitive people, there are going to be issues that are going to happen,"..." June 14

  • Michael Bennett was disappointed Seahawks didn't sign Kaepernick

    Sporting News "How close was Colin Kaepernick to becoming the Seahawks' backup quarterback? Michael Bennett says it was a "shock" they didn't become teammates last week. The Seattle defensive lineman, in an interview with Charlamagne the God on the latter's The Breakfast Club nationally syndicated radio show,..." June 14

  • Seahawks & Kam Chancellor Have Yet To Discuss Extension

    NFL Trade Rumors "Seahawks S Kam Chancellor mentioned Tuesday that the team has yet to approach him regarding a contract extension, per Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times. Chancellor added that he is “not worrying” about his contract situation right now. It’s worth mentioning that Seahawks HC Pete Carroll did..." June 14

  • Seahawks safety Earl Thomas explains why he thought his broken leg was career-ending

    Fox Sports "The Seattle Seahawks were forced to finish last season and go through the playoffs without Earl Thomas after the three-time All-Pro safety suffered a broken left leg in Week 13. His presence in the middle of the field was sorely missed as the Seahawks took a huge step backward. To make matters..." June 13

  • Eddie Lacy earns $55K for passing latest weigh-in

    Sportsnaut "Seattle Seahawks running back Eddie Lacy just became $55,000 richer for sticking to his weight loss plan. Lacy signed an incentive-laden, one-year deal with the Seahawks which pays out salary bonuses for keeping his weight in check. This is the second reported pay out Lacy has received for..." June 12

  • Recovered Thomas Rawls, in-shape Eddie Lacy could make for healthy Seahawks’ tailback competition

    Seattle Times "It was an answer that captured the essence of Thomas Rawls at his best — fun, exuberant, confident but not necessarily cocky. The question? What does Rawls think about the pending battle for playing time at tailback with former Green Bay Packer Pro Bowler Eddie Lacy added in the..." June 12

  • Tom Cable declares himself to be “most excited coach” on Seahawks staff

    Pro Football Talk "The Seattle Seahawks have thrived in recent years despite not having a very good offensive line. If/when they ever do, they’ll presumably be even better as a team than they’ve been. Offensive line coach Tom Cable believes that the offensive line is getting there. “I’m the most excited coach..." June 11

  • Eddie Lacy must be down to 250 pounds by Monday for $55,000 bonus

    ESPN "Seattle Seahawks running back Eddie Lacy needs to be down to 250 pounds by Monday to earn a $55,000 bonus in his contract, according to a league source. Lacy's one-year deal includes bonuses tied to seven weigh-ins. The first one took place May 15, when Lacy needed to weigh under 255 pounds. He..." June 11

  • Richard Sherman blames “cowards” for Seahawks locker room story

    USA Today "Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has a story to tell. You’ve heard it from anonymous sources and journalists and talk show hosts. But you haven’t heard it from Sherman. Sherman deserves to tell his own story, and not because he’s rich and famous and an All-Pro cornerback in the NFL...." June 10

  • Seahawks sign second-rounder Ethan Pocic

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks would like to have stronger offensive line play than they got a year ago and they spent one of their two second-round picks on a player who they hope will help provide it. On Friday, they signed that player. The Seahawks announced that they have signed Ethan Pocic, the 58th overall..." June 09

  • Thomas Rawls ‘looks duly motivated’ by Eddie Lacy

    Sportsnaut "The Seattle Seahawks signed running back Eddie Lacy to a one-year prove it deal in free agency. He was brought on board to compete with fellow back Thomas Rawls and to revive a Seahawks run game that finished 25th in the league last year. But between the two backs, it has been Rawls that has..." June 09

  • Doug Baldwin trains with Seahawks’ defensive linemen for the perfect reason

    The Sports Daily "It’s the NFL offseason—meaning news about unconventional workouts by players makes the rounds. The most interesting? Seattle Seahawks wideout Doug Baldwin, standing at 5’10” and 192 pounds, trains with the defensive line. Here’s his reasoning, according to ESPN’s Sheil Kapadia:..." June 09

  • Eight NFL players that deserve huge raises

    Sportsnaut "Equal pay for equal play is not exactly how things roll in the NFL. This is especially true for many players drafted in the latter rounds. Those that excel end up vastly outplaying their contracts a couple of years into their careers. We are not suggesting that these particular players are..." June 08

  • Seahawks’ Bobby Wagner wants to be in same ‘realm’ as Ray Lewis, Brian Urlacher

    Seattle Times "Bobby Wagner is coming off the best season of his career and one of the best seasons ever by a Seahawks’ linebacker. Wagner had a team-record 167 tackles last season. He also had 4.5 sacks, the second most in his career, and grabbed his first interception in three years. He was asked the..." June 08

  • Players' union believes language in many rookie deals violates CBA

    ESPN "The NFL Players Association has identified language in about 160 of this year's rookie contracts that it believes violates the collective bargaining agreement and is considering filing grievances to have the deals voided. "The union has undergone a comprehensive review of rookie contracts and..." June 07

  • Marshawn Lynch: Raiders’ move made me want to play in Oakland

    Pro Football Talk "Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch says if the team hadn’t announced its plans to move to Las Vegas, he probably wouldn’t have come out of retirement. Asked today when he decided he wanted to come back and play for his hometown team, Lynch answered, “When I found out they was..." June 06

  • Doug Baldwin: Russell Wilson gained respect by playing through injuries

    Sportsnaut "Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson had some struggles in 2016 while he played through various nagging injuries. In the end, he gritted through them and started all 16 games of the season, leading his team to the divisional round of the playoffs. For this, wide receiver Doug Baldwin..." June 06

  • Michael Bennett tells Seahawks to pay Kam Chancellor

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor is heading into the final season of his four-year, $28 million contract, and one of his teammates thinks he’s due for a pay raise. Seattle defensive end Michael Bennett wrote on Twitter that he believes Chancellor should receive a new contract. “Best in the..." June 06

  • More talk that Seahawks didn’t want Kaepernick competing with Wilson

    Pro Football Talk "As the Seahawks were considering signing Colin Kaepernick, we explored the possibility that they might choose not to sign him because they didn’t want to risk a quarterback competition developing with Russell Wilson. Now that the Seahawks have decided not to sign Kaepernick, there’s more talk that..." June 06