Seahawks Rumors & News

  • NFL exploring Mexico, Germany and other markets to host games

    SB Nation "The NFL views Mexico, Canada and China as the next markets to focus on as it looks to add more international games to the schedule, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network. The league could be considering NFL games in those markets, similar to the International Series that already takes place..." March 27

  • With so much tampering, NFL will struggle to police it all

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged the obvious on Wednesday when he said at the league meeting that multiple teams had dealings before the start of free agency that may have violated the letter of the law. “We want to make sure no teams are gaining an advantage as it relates to free..." March 26

  • NFL momentum builds to alter extra point for 2015 season

    USA Today "A rules alteration that would inject more excitement into the near-automatic extra point could be adopted for the 2015 NFL season as early as the league's next meeting this May. There was lively discussion among the 32 teams Wednesday about adding significant drama to the mundane point after..." March 25

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Interested to learn the #Dolphins finished 2nd to the #Seahawks in the Jimmy Graham trade. MIA was aggressive in trying to upgrade at TE.

  • Seahawks GM John Schneider says 'nothing imminent' on Russell Wilson extension

    The Score "It's not a matter of if, but when Russell Wilson will get a massive contract extension from the Seattle Seahawks. That said, Seahawks general manager John Schneider spoke to reporters at the owner's meetings Monday and indicated that there is "nothing imminent" on that front. This..." March 24

  • Chiefs, Seahawks, Broncos lead 2015 compensatory draft picks "A total of 32 compensatory choices in the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft have been awarded to 14 teams, the NFL announced Monday at the NFL Annual Meeting in Arizona. Under the rules, a team losing more or better compensatory free agents than it acquires in the previous year is eligible to receive..." March 24

  • Seahawks were nervous about Greg Hardy, and his price tag

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks were scared off by Greg Hardy’s legal history and his potential punishment from the league. It was either that or the size of the contract Dallas was offering him. Seahawks General Manager John Schneider said Hardy’s background was the biggest factor in their pursuit of the free..." March 23

  • NFL may let injury spotters stop play during games

    SB Nation "Besides instant replay reform and finding a better definition of a "catch," the NFL's competition committee is busy this week deciding whether to increase the duties of injury spotters in NFL games. The proposal would allow independent medical trainers to watch for possible concussions and stop..." March 23

  • Russell Wilson prepping as if he's playing out his rookie deal in 2015 "I remain a skeptic that a deal will be quickly cut between the Seahawks and Russell Wilson. In fact, the possibility remains that he plays out 2015 on the final year of his rookie deal. Despite a report to the contrary, I continue to hear talks between Wilson and the Seahawks have gone nowhere..." March 23

  • The NFL Charged Its Players $400 to Participate in Veteran Combine

    Complex "The NFL's first Veteran Combine took place this weekend. A new addition to the offseason calendar, the Combine seemed like a great idea for older players to get in front of scouts and front office types—a way to balance the scales between the incoming rookie class and the veteran class that'll..." March 23

  • NFL considering Brazil to host 2017 Pro Bowl

    Fox Sports "One of the world's biggest soccer hotbeds could soon host a different type of football event. A source told that Brazil is a viable candidate to host the 2017 Pro Bowl. The all-star exhibition game's future destination is one of the subjects that will be broached during the..." March 23

  • The threshold for ‘completing a catch to the ground’ in NFL is changing, and Packers prez tells how

    Toronto Sun "The threshold for what constitutes a catch when a receiver falls to the ground is changing, a member of the league’s competition committee told Sun Media on Sunday. In a conference call last week, the committee announced that the controversial “complete-the-catch-to-the-ground” rule will stay,..." March 23

  • Roger Goodell, Unplugged "The MMQB: What’s the lesson you take from easily your most trying year as commissioner? Goodell: I don’t know if you could put one or two … One of the things we always focus on is, What do we learn and how do we get better? I think in this case there were several factors. One is, Do we have the..." March 23

  • Carroll says sting of his Super Bowl play call will never go away

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says he and quarterback Russell Wilson may never get over the last play call of the Super Bowl, when Wilson threw a game-sealing interception at the 1-yard line. Carroll told NFL Network that he doesn’t think it’s possible to move past something like that. “Those..." March 23

  • C.J. Wilson to visit Seahawks

    Pro Football Talk "Defensive end Greg Hardy planned to visit the Seahawks, and then he signed with the Cowboys. A slightly less famous (and notorious) defensive end will be visiting the Seahawks instead. Per a league source, Raiders defensive end C.J. Wilson will visit Seattle in the coming week. " March 22

  • Source: No Russell Wilson talks yet

    Pro Football Talk "On Friday, Terry Blount of said during a visit with 710 ESPN in Seattle that the Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson are “very close” on a new deal. The news naturally sparked further beating of the bushes for additional details. The details seem to be there are no details. A..." March 22

  • Seahawks, Russell Wilson "very close" to new deal

    ESPN 710 Seattle "It may not be long before the Seattle Seahawks lock up franchise quarterback Russell Wilson to a long-term deal. Seahawks reporter Terry Blount told 710 ESPN Seattle's "Brock and Salk" on Friday that Seattle and its 26-year-old signal caller could be on the verge of a big and unique..." March 22

  • Seahawks sign LS Clint Gresham to three-year deal

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks have locked up their incumbent long-snapper for another three seasons. Clint Gresham, who has handled the snapping for Seattle since 2010, has signed a three-year deal with the club, he announced on Instagram Friday. Gresham was an unrestricted free agent." March 21

  • Seahawks still the Super Bowl betting favorite "Despite the loss of two starters in free agency (cornerback Byron Maxwell and guard James Carpenter) and center Max Unger in a trade, acquiring tight end Jimmy Graham was enough to keep the Seattle Seahawks as the favorites to win the 2016 Super Bowl. The Seahawks' odds of winning the Super..." March 20

  • 7d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    DL Ahtyba Rubin is signing with the Seattle #Seahawks, source says. Big upside

  • Biggest position holes to fill for all 32 teams in the NFL Draft "The big wave of free agency has come and gone, and the focus has turned to the draft, but that doesn't mean there still aren't holes to fill, some huge ones, for each of the NFL's 32 teams. You can't solve all the problems in free agency. In fact, it's usually only a few if a team is lucky. For..." March 18

  • The time Roger Goodell backed out of doing 'Between Two Ferns'

    SB Nation "Alex Richanbach, executive producer of Funny or Die Sports was on a SXSW panel last Saturday called "Now Athletes are Funny: Power of Comedy and Sports." I hadn't noticed it on the schedule until it was about halfway over, but I stopped in just as Richanbach was getting into the meat of a pretty..." March 17

  • Report: Michael Bennett wants trade to Atlanta, new contract

    Pro Football Talk "Maybe there’s a reason Greg Hardy’s taking a trip to Seattle. Apparently, one of their pass-rushers wants out, which would create an opening. According to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Seahawks defensive end Bennett is seeking a trade to the Falcons, and wants a new..." March 17

  • 10d
    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    Greg Hardy also plans to visit the Seahawks, per league source.

  • Jones-Drew, Locker, Willis, Worilds may signal start of a trend of young NFL players retiring

    Arizona Republic "NFL free agency started this week, so the news cycle was dominated by the redistribution of wealth. It was a job fair at the highest level of sports as players were traded, re-signed, signed and released. That was to be expected. What was surprising is that in a time devoted to procuring..." March 17

  • 10d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Cowboys DE Anthony Spencer is taking a visit to Seattle, source said. Another #Seahawks pass-rush find?

  • 10d
    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Chris Canty to visit the Seahawks on Thursday, according to a league source

  • 11d
    Charles Robinson @CharlesRobinson

    Prior to trading 1st round pick in Graham deal, #Seahawks were digging into WR Dorial Green-Beckham. If he slides to 2nd rd, watch Seattle.

  • Jeron Johnson signs two-year contract with Redskins "The Redskins are the latest team to pluck talent from the Seahawks' celebrated secondary. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that safety Jeron Johnson has signed a two-year, $4 million contract with Washington. Johnson comes to the Redskins after four seasons as a reserve safety and..." March 16

  • Marshawn Lynch involved in brawl, called "Seattle Sea Chicken" "Marshawn Lynch went beast mode Friday night trying to break up a fight incited by a Seattle Seahawks hater. Marshawn and his crew were leaving a San Francisco bar when a drunk guy taunted the running back, repeatedly calling him a "Seattle Sea Chicken." Someone in Marshawn's crew snapped and..." March 15

  • 13d
    Bob Condotta @bcondotta

    Carroll says again Jeremy Lane likely won't be ready for the start of the season. Says Simon will be ready in a few months.

  • 13d
    Terry Blount @TerryBlountESPN

    Carroll said he expects FS Earl Thomas to be ready to play next September.

  • Byron Maxwell: Seahawks Should Have Ran Ball In Super Bowl

    CBS Philly "Falling one-yard short of your second straight Super Bowl victory must be tough to swallow. Former Seahawks cornerback Byron Maxwell, now a Philadelphia Eagle, explained that on Friday morning. Maxwell admitted the Seahawks should have ran the ball with Marshawn Lynch at the end of Super Bowl..." March 14

  • Jaguars sign WR/PR Bryan Walters

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The Jaguars are giving Ace Sanders and Tandon Doss some competition in the return game. The team announced the signing of receiver Bryan Walters on Friday. The 6-foot, 190-pound Walters played in 13 games for Seattle last season." March 13

  • Newest Seahawks star Jimmy Graham on trade from Saints: “Highly encouraged, highly motivated”

    The News Tribune "So much for any fears Jimmy Graham is not happy with getting uprooted off a Florida beach and the only NFL team he’s known in his mega trade to the Seahawks. The three-time Pro Bowl tight end and 2013 All-Pro said he is “highly motivated, highly encouraged” and “100 percent on board — and..." March 12

  • Pats, Seahawks, Ravens Interested In Knighton

    Pro Football Rumors "Free agent defensive tackle Terrance Knighton is drawing interest from the Patriots, Seahawks, and Ravens, according to Troy E. Renck of The Denver Post. Knighton is also visiting with Washington today. The Raiders appeared to be nearing a deal with Pot Roast, but on Tuesday he reached out to..." March 11

  • 17d
    Liz Mathews 710 ESPN @Liz_Mathews

    #Seahawks also formally announce signing of CB Cary Williams.

  • Saints working on trade that would send Jimmy Graham to Seattle

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints are shopping star tight end Jimmy Graham According to a report by Jay Glazer, the Saints and Seahawks are working on a trade that would send Jimmy Graham and a fourth round pick to Seattle in exchange for Max Under and Seattle's first round pick. The Saints and..." March 10

  • Saints trade Jimmy Graham to Seahawks, source says

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints traded star tight end Jimmy Graham to the Seattle Seahawks on Tuesday, a league source said. The Saints will receive 28-year-old center Max Unger and Seattle's first-round pick, while the Seahawks will receive Graham and the Saints' fourth-round pick. The Saints now..." March 10

  • 17d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Former Super Bowl MVP and Seahawks LB Malcolm Smith has reached agreement with the Oakland Raiders, per sources.

  • 17d
    Terry Blount @TerryBlountESPN

    Andre Johnson's brother tweeted 4 teams Andre is interested in _ Seahawks, Colys, Pats and Packers.

  • 17d
    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Cary Williams' three-year Seahawks deal is $18 million, gets $7 million 2015, $5 million in 2016 and $6 million in 2017, according to source

  • 17d
    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Jets to sign former Seahawks OG James Carpenter, source says. Made runs at Orlando Franklin, Mike Iupati. Land Carpenter instead.

  • 18d
    Bob Condotta @bcondotta

    Also, can confirm that the Seahawks have NOT tendered contracts to WRs Bryan Walters and Ricardo Lockette.

  • Report: NFL angry with leaked contracts ahead of free agency

    The Score "The NFL isn't happy that so many details of the contracts slated to be signed when free agency officially begins Tuesday are being leaked ahead of time. The league sent a letter to all 32 teams stating its displeasure with the release of contract terms, according to Yahoo Sports' Rand Getlin. " March 09

  • 19d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    In football news, TE Anthony McCoy agreed to a one-year deal to stay with the Seahawks.

  • 19d
    Charles Robinson @CharlesRobinson

    League source says with the #Jaguars likely to miss on targets Suh/Cobb/Murray, tight end Julius Thomas will become a major priority.

  • 19d
    Rand Getlin @Rand_Getlin

    No one will be surprised if it happens, but a source indicates the #Eagles are definitely out in front for CB Byron Maxwell.

  • Source: RB Lynch will re-sign with Seahawks "Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch has decided to return to the NFL and has agreed to a new contract with the Seahawks, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. The one-year deal is worth $11 million, including a $1 million base salary, a $9 million signing bonus and a $1 million roster..." March 07

  • Zach Miller released by Seattle Seahawks "Veteran tight end Zach Miller is looking for a new job after four years in Seattle. The Seahawks announced the release of Miller with a "failed physical" designation on Friday. Miller, 29, missed the majority of the 2014 season due to a second ankle surgery in less than a year. He took a..." March 06

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