Seahawks Rumors & News

  • Draft help for their needy secondary could be in Seahawks’ own backyard

    Tacoma News Tribune "The Seahawks have needs all over their aging secondary. They have youthful, potential answers in their own backyard. Recent Washington Huskies Kevin King, Sidney Jones and Budda Baker all could be available when the neighboring Seahawks down Lake Washington pick 26th overall in Thursday’s..." April 24

  • Seahawks WR Tyler Lockett says it’ll be ‘news to me’ if he’s not ready for the start of 2017 season

    Seattle Times "Teammates knelt in prayer and fans held their breath as Tyler Lockett lay on the ground last Dec. 24 in the east end zone at CenturyLink Field, the reality of a gruesome leg injury becoming quickly apparent. Almost four months later, Lockett makes what might be a surprising admission about that..." April 24

  • Marshawn Lynch balking at Raiders contract offer

    Sportsnaut "The latest in the series of news leading up to a possible trade of running back Marshawn Lynch to the Oakland Raiders just got more interesting. This time, it’s all about cold hard cash. Reportedly, Lynch and the Raiders do not seem anywhere near agreement on a contract for the 2017 season...." April 22

  • Packers host Lacy, Seahawks in season opener

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "If the Green Bay Packers felt the schedule they faced last season featured too many gut bombs, then by comparison 2017 should be easily digestible. The NFL released the full regular-season schedule Thursday and the Packers should have little to complain about. » They open at home (against..." April 21

  • With clock ticking for Seahawks’ nucleus, this NFL draft is crucial

    Seattle Times "This is a crucial juncture for the Seahawks’ ongoing run of success, one that seems to be receding before our very eyes. A team that once was a monument of contentment, narrated to a chorus of Kumbaya — before Richard Sherman sarcastically dismissed that term last year in a foreshadowing of..." April 21

  • John Dorsey: I see that speed and twitch back in C.J. Spiller

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs parted ways with a longtime member of their backfield this offseason when they released Jamaal Charles and they also took a shot on a reclamation project when they signed C.J. Spiller as a street free agent. With Spencer Ware and Charcandrick West already on hand in Kansas City, it..." April 21

  • Raiders GM issues a soft deadline for Marshawn Lynch to make a decision

    CBS Sports "A week ago, it was reported that Marshawn Lynch had agreed to terms with the Raiders. A week later, it's all quiet on the Beast Mode front. The last we heard, Lynch's agent reportedly denied the report, saying there wasn't a deal in place. Lynch himself added,"When s--- get REAL I'll let you..." April 21

  • Seahawks GM won't rule out Sherman trade, but admits deal unlikely

    Bleacher Report "Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider doesn't think his team will trade cornerback Richard Sherman, but he left the door slightly ajar. Schneider appeared on 710 ESPN Seattle's Danny, Dave and Moore show Thursday and said, "Right now, I don't think the odds are very good," when asked..." April 21

  • Raiders ‘willing to walk away’ from potential Marshawn Lynch deal

    Sportsnaut "The Oakland Raiders are clearly interested in bringing Marshawn Lynch on board for the 2017 season, but they’re reportedly not married to the idea. “Maybe the Raiders are bluffing, but my understanding is that as much as they liked meeting with Marshawn Lynch, and were impressed with the..." April 20

  • NFL draft: Seahawks would like to add depth at quarterback

    Seattle Times "With the NFL draft quickly approaching — the first round is April 27, with the second and third rounds on April 28 and rounds four-seven on April 29 — it’s time to review each of the Seahawks’ position groups with an eye on what the team might do once it’s on the clock. We’ll focus initially on..." April 20

  • NFL owners chipped in millions to fund President Trump’s inauguration events

    Sporting News "Redskins owner Daniel Snyder was among many high-rolling sports figures to contribute to President Donald Trump's inaugural festivities, including six other NFL owners who donated $1 million, The Washington Post reported, citing a Federal Election Commission filing it obtained. The Republican..." April 20

  • Phil Simms joining CBS’ The NFL Today as studio analyst

    Sportsnaut "CBS announced Wednesday that Phil Simms will be joining the show The NFL Today as a studio analyst. Simms had previously made it clear he wasn’t done working in broadcasting after being bumped for Tony Romo in the live booth next to Jim Nantz. A consummate professional, we expect Simms to..." April 19

  • Poll: 87 percent of NFL fans oppose their team drafting player with history of violence against women

    Sportsnaut "According to one poll, the majority of NFL fans aren’t on board with their favorite team drafting a player who has physically abused a woman. “A Marist poll conducted for HBO’s Real Sports found that the vast majority of fans — 87 percent — say that they would oppose their favorite NFL team..." April 19

  • Report: Raiders Considering Moving on From Marshawn Lynch

    12 Up "​The perfect match between ​retired running back Marshawn Lynch and the Oakland Raiders may no longer be a sure thing to happen. In a report by NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Raiders and Lynch were gaining ground to agreeing to a contract that would make the process of negotiating a trade with..." April 18

  • Richard Sherman skipping 'Hawks workouts until May "With trade rumors swirling, Richard Sherman will not attend the opening of the Seattle Seahawks offseason workouts. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sherman plans to report in May, before organized team activities begin. first reported the development. The Seahawks..." April 18

  • Richard Sherman reportedly won’t attend Seahawks’ offseason workout program

    Fox Sports "Richard Sherman isn’t required to be at the Seattle Seahawks offseason workout program, which is technically a voluntary session, and it appears he will be a no-show Tuesday. The Pro Bowl cornerback, who has been the subject of trade rumors this offseason, will not join his teammates at the..." April 18

  • Seahawks OT Garry Gilliam will sign with 49ers "Seahawks offensive tackle Garry Gilliam will be playing for a division rival in 2017. The restricted free agent signed an offer sheet from the 49ers for a one-year deal worth $2.2 million, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday, per a source informed of the deal. Rapoport added the..." April 18

  • Could defensive lineman Jared Odrick be an option for the Seahawks?

    Seattle Times "One position the Seahawks have yet to really address in the off-season is the interior defensive line. So it only makes sense that Seattle is listed as one of three teams interested in Jared Odrick, a 29-year-old free agent who is a veteran of seven NFL seasons with 63 starts. Odrick was..." April 16

  • Marshawn Lynch's agent reportedly denies deal with Raiders has been reached

    CBS Sports "Despite what NFL Network's Mike Silver reported Friday (that Marshawn Lynch and the Raiders had "agreed to terms"), new reports indicate that the two sides have not actually agreed to anything. Let's start with NFL Network. Ian Rapoport reported later Friday that they "haven't agreed to..." April 15

  • Marshawn Lynch impressed Raiders with fitness

    Larry Brown Sports "Marshawn Lynch has been out of the NFL for a year, but he hasn’t let himself fall out of shape in that time. According to Albert Breer of the MMQB, Lynch left Oakland Raiders staff very much impressed by how much he’d kept in shape after he visited the team’s facilities." April 15

  • Detroit Lions' Eric Ebron: New uniforms second only to Seahawks

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron said he’s a big fan of the new uniforms the Lions unveiled Thursday, but he’s still partial to the all-black Color Rush uniforms the Lions had but never wore last year. “I still like the black Color Rushes,” Ebron told reporters during the team's new uniform..." April 14

  • Eric Mangini: Falcons ‘great landing spot’ for Sherman

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Former NFL coach Eric Mangini thinks if the Seahawks decide to trade cornerback Richard Sherman, a good fit could be Atlanta. On Fox Sports’ ‘Speak for Yourself’ on Wednesday, the Sherman trade rumors were discussed along with the report that the asking price for Sherman has dropped in..." April 14

  • UW’s Kevin King is ‘tailor-made’ for Seahawks defense

    Seattle Times "Two years ago, three University of Washington players — Danny Shelton, Marcus Peters and Shaq Thompson — were selected in the first round of the NFL draft, the first time that had happened in UW history. Two weeks from today, there’s a chance three more Huskies could go in the first..." April 14

  • Raiders to sign Lynch, pending trade

    TSN "Marshawn Lynch has decided to unretire to join the Oakland Raiders, according to NFL Network's Michael Silver. Silver reports Lynch has agreed to terms with the Raiders, but now must be traded by the Seattle Seahawks. The Seahawks still own Lynch's rights since he walked away after the 2015..." April 14

  • Marshawn Lynch: When s–t gets real, I’ll tell you

    Pro Football Talk "On Friday afternoon, Michael Silver of NFL Media reported that the Raiders had agreed to the terms of a reworked contract with running back Marshawn Lynch to set the stage for Lynch’s return to the NFL and departure from the Seahawks. Word that an agreement isn’t quite in place yet has followed..." April 14

  • Trading Richard Sherman Would Be An Idiotic Move For Seahawks

    The Big Lead "The Seattle Seahawks have signaled they are definitely open to trading Richard Sherman. While the franchise could get a haul in return for the four-time Pro Bowler, dumping him would be a monumentally stupid move. Sherman is still a monster at cornerback. The Stanford product is a big, physical..." April 14

  • Will NFL first-round bust Dion Jordan experience a career rebirth in Seattle?

    The Comeback "“We think he’s an outstanding talent, has tremendous versatility. He’s a great kid. We just think the world of the player and what he’s capable of doing. He’s got tremendous upside.” Those were the words uttered by former Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland back in 2013 during the..." April 14

  • Bruce Irvin loves the idea of the Raiders adding Marshawn Lynch

    East Bay Times "Bruce Irvin likes to call himself Mini Reggie for his unofficial recruitment of free agents for Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie. While the linebacker doesn’t seem to be part of the Raiders adding his former Seahawks teammate, Irvin definitely loves the idea of it. Irvin posted a GIF of..." April 14

  • Could Marshawn Lynch and Richard Sherman truly be linked?

    Pro Football Talk "The Thursday morning report from ESPN’s Ed Werder regarding running back Marshawn Lynch contained an intriguing alternative regarding his apparent plan to play for the Raiders. If not the Raiders, Lynch could end up playing on the same team as cornerback Richard Sherman, if Sherman is..." April 13

  • Raiders & Seahawks Expected To Work Out Trade For Marshawn Lynch

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media is reporting that the Seahawks and Raiders are expected to work out a trade for RB Marshawn Lynch. However, the deal is contingent on a reworked contract. Rapoport notes that a retired player can be traded even though he has yet to be reinstated by the NFL...." April 13

  • Marshawn Lynch starts reinstatement process

    Pro Football Talk "Marshawn Lynch’s visit to Raiders headquarters reportedly included Lynch telling the team that he’s ready to end his retirement in order to return to the NFL to play for Oakland. He’s reportedly ready to let the NFL know he’s ready to return as well. Ed Werder of ESPN reports that Lynch has..." April 13

  • NFL players on the trading block: Big names who could get dealt

    ESPN "Of all the potential NFL offseason storylines, "Seahawks trade Richard Sherman" would have ranked among the least believable two or three months ago. Yet, here we are. Sherman and the Seahawks, one of the most beautiful and successful pairings of player and NFL organization in the past..." April 12

  • NFL Relocation Fees Are Revenues The Players Will Never Touch

    Deadspin "NFL owners are poised to rake in a fortune from the recent franchise relocations of the Rams, Chargers, and Raiders. Those owners naturally won’t be sharing a penny from that windfall with the players. As a condition of approving all three franchise moves in the last 15 months, the league..." April 11

  • Marshawn Lynch Smacks Phone from Fan at LAX, Spits

    TMZ "Marshawn Lynch did NOT want to sign autographs for fans at LAX on Monday -- and he smacked a cell phone out of a fan's hand and spit in his direction to make his point. Lynch had just touched down at LAX when he was approached by two guys -- a 17-year-old and an 18-year-old. The guys tell..." April 11

  • Patriots Haven’t Discussed Acquiring Marshawn Lynch

    NESN "Running back Marshawn Lynch reportedly has expressed interest in joining the New England Patriots, but it seems to be nothing more than a pipe dream until the feeling becomes mutual. The Patriots haven’t considered acquiring Lynch, CSNNE’s Mike Giardi was told Tuesday. ESPN’s Field Yates told..." April 11

  • Seahawks Looking For 1st & 3rd/4th Rd-Picks In Return For Richard Sherman

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that it would take a package of draft picks that included first- and third-round selections in order for the Seahawks to trade CB Richard Sherman. “We’re talking Darrelle Revis Jets-to-Buccaneers type of deal,” Garafolo said. “That’s what’s going to get this..." April 11

  • Richard Sherman staying put? Why Seahawks are unlikely to trade CB

    USA Today "Focus beyond all the headlines and amateur psychology filling a dead week in the NFL calendar, and star cornerback Richard Sherman’s future seems a lot clearer. Unless somebody blows away the Seattle Seahawks with the type of offer they can’t refuse, Sherman isn’t going anywhere. And now that..." April 11

  • Dion Jordan has agreed to a deal with Seattle Seahawks

    USA Today "Dion Jordan is about to get a fresh start in Seattle. The No. 3 overall pick in the 2013 draft has agreed to terms on a contract with the Seahawks, a person with knowledge of talks told USA TODAY Sports. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team Jordan hadn’t officially..." April 11

  • NFL releases 2017 preseason schedule "The NFL released the entire 2017 preseason schedule Monday. The 65-game slate features eight nationally televised matchups, including a game between the Chargers and Rams at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Aug. 26 at 8 p.m. ET. The 2017 preseason will kick off Thursday, Aug. 3 (NBC, 8 p.m...." April 11

  • Marshawn Lynch: Interested in joining Patriots?

    CBS Sports "Lynch has privately expressed an interest in returning from retirement to play for the Patriots if talks with the Raiders fail to culminate in a deal, Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald reports. Lynch reportedly told the Raiders recently that he intends to come out of retirement, and according to..." April 10

  • NFL Fining Players Who Participated In Vegas Arm Wrestling Event

    CBS Pittsburgh "Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is reportedly getting fined by the NFL, but not for what you might think. Over the weekend Harrison and dozens of other current and former NFL players reportedly participated in the Pro Football Arm Wrestling Championship at the MGM Grand Hotel &..." April 10

  • Seahawks undrafted free agent fulfills childhood promise to his mother

    Coloradoan "DeAndre Elliott was 4 years old, too young to play organized football when he made the promise. He told his mom he was going to play in the NFL and buy her a house with the money he would earn as a professional football player. He even wrote it down in the form of an IOU and dropped it into a..." April 09

  • Derrick Jensen, Raiders linebacker and Seahawks scout, dies of ALS

    Pro Football Talk "Derrick Jensen, who won two Super Bowls as a player for the Raiders and then helped build another Super Bowl winner as a scout with the Seahawks, has died after a five-year battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. He was 60. A third-round draft pick in 1978, Jensen played his entire nine-year..." April 08

  • Raiders need Marshawn more than he needs them

    Pro Football Talk "The sputtering Marshawn Lynch unretirement has yet to become finalized, for reasons neither known nor apparent. Three weeks ago, when his return to football as a member of the Raiders seemed imminent, the situation quickly fell silent. Earlier this week, after the Raiders received permission to..." April 08

  • Eddie Lacy postpones his garage sale

    247 Sports "Eddie Lacy did everything he could to get back to Green Bay this weekend, but it was out of his hands. On Friday afternoon, Lacy announced on Twitter his moving and garage sale has been postponed to May 5 and May 6. Lacy tried to book flights to Green Bay, but all flights were cancelled. The..." April 08

  • Former Seahawks OT fighting team, NFL over painkiller handouts

    Sportsnaut "There’s an ugly underbelly of drug dependency and the NFL’s willingness to push painkillers that has defined the league’s past. It’s something that the recently retired Eugene Monroe has been looking to educate the public on for some time now. As former NFL players continue to face debilitating..." April 08

  • Marshawn Lynch’s online store selling Oakland gear

    Sportsnaut "In case we needed any more reason to believe that Marshawn Lynch plans on playing for the Oakland Raiders next season, the Seattle Seahawks’ running back has just unveiled Oakland-themed gear on his Beast Mode website. The “Silver and Black Collection” to be exact. Lynch is one of those..." April 07

  • Sherman involved in trade talks, will only accept move to contender

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is participating in the effort to move on and move out from Seattle, but he doesn’t just want to go anywhere. That’s the word from Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, who said on PFT Live that Sherman is involved in the trade effort, but he’s looking to..." April 07

  • Seven most realistic Richard Sherman trade scenarios

    Sportsnaut "We have no real idea whether the Seattle Seahawks will trade Richard Sherman. What we do know is that he’s firmly on the trade block and the asking price is said to be both a high-round pick and a good player. That pretty much limits the teams that could make a play for the All Pro cornerback...." April 07

  • Marshawn Lynch film to premiere at Oakland Film Festival Thursday night

    Sportsnaut "We already know that Marshawn Lynch will likely be playing for the Oakland Raiders next season. He reportedly met with the team on Wednesday and has indicated his willingness to un-retire and play for his home-town squad in 2017. What a lot of people don’t know is just how entrenched in the..." April 07