Seahawks Rumors & News

  • What’s the solution to the anthem protests?

    Pro Football Talk "The Commander-in-Chief continues to express, in 140 characters or less, his views regarding the NFL and the national anthem. Most recently, President Trump suggested that “[t]he only way out for them is to set a rule that you can’t kneel during our National Anthem!” While that would definitely..." September 26

  • Kam Chancellor's plea to defense: Cut out the 'bickering'

    ESPN "Strong safety Kam Chancellor said he didn't get tired as a result of the Seattle Seahawks' defense having to work overtime in the first half on Sunday. "I didn't feel it at all," he said after the 33-27 loss to the Tennessee Titans. The Seahawks' defense was on the field for more than 19..." September 26

  • Pete Carroll says Seahawks need more carries for running backs, including Thomas Rawls and Eddie Lacy

    Seattle Times "Lost, maybe, in the anthem protest before the game and then how the Seahawks ended up losing at Tennessee Sunday is that it was another afternoon when running backs Thomas Rawls and Eddie Lacy were essentially non-existent. Heading into the season, one of the big questions about the Seahawks..." September 26

  • Seahawks defense earns a D after giving up 420 yards in loss to Titans

    Seattle Times "Here are grades and some thoughts on the Seahawks’ 33-27 defeat Sunday against the Tennessee Titans. Offense The second-half revival doesn’t negate that the Seahawks again got off to a slow start, punting after each of their first six possessions, at which point Seattle had 36 yards on 21..." September 25

  • Roger Goodell: I’m proud of way our league responded this weekend

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell released a statement on Saturday morning in reaction to President Trump’s Friday night call for the league to get rid of “son of a bitch” players who don’t stand during the playing of the national anthem and his words were followed by many others from owners, players..." September 25

  • Donald Trump continues to take shots at NFL over flag

    Pro Football Talk "If the NFL was hoping Donald Trump would move on to another issue, they were mistaken. The President continued his war on the NFL via Twitter this morning, holding up NASCAR (where owners threatened to fire drivers or crew members who protested during the anthem) as the model for sporting..." September 25

  • Donald Trump Jr. takes a swipe at the NFL, too

    Pro Football Talk "They say football is family. Bashing the National Football League apparently is family, too. Donald Trump Jr. has chimed in regarding the issue his father took to unprecedented heights two nights ago, with this message on Twitter posted within the last hour: “If only Roger Goodell cared as much..." September 25

  • NFL Aiming To Expand London Schedule

    Pro Football Rumors "The NFL remains intent on gauging whether or not a franchise could function as a full-time London operation. To measure this, the league wants a team to play in multiple London games during a season. NFL executive VP of international Mark Waller said more games coming to London in subsequent..." September 25

  • Eddie Lacy, Jimmy Graham are active for Seahawks

    Pro Football Talk "Running back Eddie Lacy and tight end Jimmy Graham are active for the Seahawks. Graham was questionable with an ankle injury. Lacy was inactive last week, costing him a $62,500 bonus he receives for each game he’s active. However, the Seahawks will not have Mark Glowinski, who started at..." September 24

  • Seahawks/Titans to stay in locker room during anthem

    247 Sports "The Seattle Seahawks and Tennessee Titans have come to a joint decision on the national anthem. According to MMQB's Albert Breer, both teams will stay in the locker room as the anthem is played. Naturally, the optics will make for a very empty sideline scenario. The players are expected to..." September 24

  • Trump urges fans to boycott NFL in ongoing criticism of flag-kneeling players

    Fox News Sports "President Trump on Sunday extended his attack on NFL players who kneel during the national anthem, and suggested fans boycott games as he continued his call for team owners to “fire or suspend” the offenders. “If NFL fans refuse to go to games until players stop disrespecting our Flag &..." September 24

  • Richard Sherman: Trump’s behavior is “unacceptable”

    Pro Football Talk "President Donald Trump’s words last night were inflammatory enough to get the NFL to rebuke him (even if they didn’t mention his name). And a number of players are using even stronger terms to respond to Trump’s profane contention that players who protest during the national anthem should be..." September 23

  • Goodell calls Trump comments divisive, disrespectful

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL has responded to Friday night’s comments from President Trump. And the NFL isn’t mincing words. “The NFL and our players are at our best when we help create a sense of unity in our country and our culture,” Commissioner Roger Goodell said. “There is no better example than the amazing..." September 23

  • Seahawks eyeing potential lineup change on offensive line against Titans

    Pro Football Talk "The Seattle Seahawks offensive line continues to be a work-in-progress. Having scored just 21 points through the first two games of the season and not getting their first touchdown until the fourth quarter of last week’s win over the San Francisco 49ers, the Seahawks have hinted a possible..." September 22

  • Report: Predatory Lenders Are Preying On NFL Concussion Settlement Plaintiffs

    Deadspin "As the NFL’s estimated $1 billion concussion settlement winds its way through the process of getting the money into the hands of the former players it’s supposed to compensate, lawyers for some of those retired players told a federal judge this week about how predatory lenders and advisers have..." September 22

  • If NFL ratings stay low, broadcasters could see a $200 million earnings hit

    Awful Announcing "The NFL’s ratings have been a hot topic of discussion, but it isn’t always apparent just how much a dip may damage broadcasters’ bottom lines. That’s the focus of a Hollywood Reporter piece by Paul Bond and Georg Szalai published Wednesday, though, which features several Wall Street analysts..." September 22

  • 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 TheMMQB.com, 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'

    NFL.com "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 ESPN.com, 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