Seahawks Rumors & News

  • At least 42 victims, 30 suspects uncovered during Super Bowl human trafficking stings

    Kron 4 News "The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office arrested or cited at least 30 suspects for allegedly soliciting prostitution and found over 40 possible human trafficking victims during a series of stings in the time leading up to Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara on Sunday, Sgt. James Jensen said. The Super..." February 12

  • Some Seahawks Players Believe Marshawn Lynch Could Change His Mind About Retirement

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jason Cole of B/R reports that numerous Seahawks players have doubts that Marshawn Lynch will follow through on his decision to retire from the NFL. These players reportedly believe Lynch could have a change of heart at some point this offseason, most likely after offseson workouts are..." February 11

  • Bruce Irvin prepares to cash in on open market

    Pro Football Talk "Last year, the Seahawks could have exercised the fifth-year option on Bruce Irvin’s rookie contract. They didn’t. With Super Bowl 50 placing an even greater premium on pass rushers, it means that Irvin will soon be leaving Seattle. Barring a new contract or the use of the franchise tag (both..." February 10

  • Goodell says extra point rule made the NFL more exciting in 2015

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says Year One of the new extra point rule was a success, and more rules tweaks are on the way. Goodell said the new rule, which moved extra point kicks back 13 yards, is an example of the kinds of changes the league will continue to consider. “From a..." February 10

  • Agent confirms Marshawn Lynch intends to retire

    The Score "Marshawn Lynch intends to retire from football. Doug Hendrickson, the agent for the Seattle Seahawks star running back, confirmed his client's plans to The Associated Press on Monday. Lynch had indicated as much Sunday night by tweeting a picture with a pair of cleats hanging from a power or..." February 08

  • Marshawn Lynch Reportedly Hasn’t Spent A Single Penny Of His NFL Money

    Uproxx "Now that Marshawn Lynch has literally hung up his sneakers, letting the world know he was retiring in a tweet during the Super Bowl, let’s marvel at how he managed his money during his NFL career. NFL.com Ian Rapoport went with a “Thrift Mode” but “Be Stingy Mode” is better because it sounds..." February 08

  • Marshawn Lynch apparently retires in the middle of Super Bowl 50

    CBS Sports "Marshawn Lynch is a weird cat, man. He does things his own way. So it was pretty perfect for him to announce on Twitter he's retiring in the middle of the Super Bowl. Lynch didn't even say anything either. He just posted a "peace out" emoji along with a picture of cleats hanging up. That's..." February 08

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Teammates still attempting to change his mind, but Seahawks' RB Marshawn Lynch has told some close to him he plans to retire, per sources.

  • Marshawn Lynch told friends he is retiring

    Larry Brown Sports "Marshawn Lynch has reportedly told those close to him that he is calling it a career. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Lynch has informed some people of his plans to retire, and his Seattle Seahawks teammates are trying to get him to reconsider." February 07

  • Roger Goodell Speaks Out on Concussions, 'Rooney Rule' for Women

    ABC News "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says there is a “culture change” in the NFL when it comes to concussions and, if he had a son, would have no problem allowing him to play the sport. “The number of concussions went up this year and they're going to go up and they're going to go down in any given..." February 06

  • Michael Robinson says it’s “fair to assume” Marshawn Lynch is done in Seattle

    Sports Radio KJR "On Thursday, from radio row, former Seahawks fullback and current NFL Network commentator, Michael Robinson, joined Softy to talk about the Seahawks and future of running back Marshawn Lynch. Robinson sheds light on what he thinks Lynch will do next season. In addition, Robinson comments on..." February 05

  • Which free agent should be the Seahawks' top priority?

    ESPN "The first player I would talk to is Russell Okung. Why? Because there's not an obvious replacement for him on the roster. Okung is representing himself in free agency, but he's dealing with a shoulder injury. Competent offensive line play is tough to find in the NFL, so Okung will likely have a..." February 05

  • NFL to establish Rooney rule for women

    ESPN "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday the league is going to institute a Rooney rule for women when it comes to all NFL executive positions. He announced the decision in opening remarks at NFL Women's Summit, where roughly 250 men and women associated with the league are gathered to..." February 04

  • Marshawn Lynch to open ‘Beast Mode’ retail store in Oakland

    San Francisco Chronicle "Oakland-born NFL runningback Marshawn Lynch has turned “Beast Mode” into a brand identity — and now he’ll use it to spawn a retail empire. Lynch will return to his hometown Friday to cut the ribbon on his first official Beast Mode apparel store, opening in Old Oakland just two days before the..." February 03

  • NFL to consider putting video on sideline tablets

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s embrace of tablet technology has been limited, to date. Soon, the bright blue Microsoft Surface devices that show up on sidelines could do more than simply show images of pre-snap formations. At a Tuesday press conference, NFL executive V.P. Brian Rolapp said that the league will..." February 02

  • Survey: NFL Players Don't Trust That Team Doctors Have Their Best Interests At Heart

    Deadspin "The Associated Press just released a big report on the relationship between NFL players’ health and the training and medical care they get from their teams. There’s a whole lot of insight into the pervasiveness of injuries and the inadequacies NFL training staffs have with addressing them. Let’s..." February 02

  • Super Bowl 50 to draw an estimated $4.2 billion in bets — most of them illegal

    Los Angeles Times "It's the one day when many Americans gladly take a gamble: Super Bowl Sunday. As the Denver Broncos meet the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, millions of people will place some type of bet on the game even if they don't care about football. A minority will gamble legally at..." February 01

  • Pro Bowl TV ratings down, again

    Pro Football Talk "The Pro Bowl was on ESPN Sunday night, and people were watching. But not as many people who watched in the past. The Pro Bowl drew a 5.0 overnight rating. That’s down from 5.6 last year and significantly down from the 6.7 rating the Pro Bowl got in 2014 when it was on NBC. Per Austin Karp of..." February 01

  • NFL VP of Officiating says catch rule 'is in a good place right now'

    CBS Sports "Can we all agree that no one knows what a catch is? Dez Bryant still doesn't, more than a year after his infamous non-catch sent the Cowboys home in a playoff game against the Packers. You don't. I don't. The average fan sure doesn't. And yet NFL VP of Officiating Dean Blandino said on Sunday..." February 01

  • Fellow Pro Bowlers can't believe Seahawks' Bennett is playing in game for 1st time

    The Score "Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett is recognized as one of the best players at his position, but his play had never earned him a Pro Bowl berth before this season, a fact that many of his fellow Pro Bowlers couldn't believe. "This isn't his first one?" San Francisco 49ers left..." January 31

  • Seahawks' Kam Chancellor 'I Have Disgusting Iguana Hands From Freezing Playoff Game'

    TMZ "Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor says his hands are GROSS thanks to playing in that freezing cold wild card game in Minnesota ... saying the frostbite turned his fingers into "iguana skin." Chancellor just posted video of the disgusting aftermath ... saying, "This what it looks like..." January 31

  • NFL should add a skills competition at the Pro Bowl

    Pro Football Talk "As interest in the Pro Bowl flags, there’s an easy addition to Pro Bowl weekend that the NFL could use to spice things up: A skills competition. The other major sports all include a skills competition as part of their All-Star festivities. Baseball has the Home Run Derby. The NBA has the slam..." January 31

  • Russell Wilson Has Signed a Long-Term Deal with Nike

    Complex "Russell Wilson has solidified himself as one of the best quarterbacks in the league, and has been playing without an official sneaker or cleats sponsor since his last deal with Nike ended. " January 30

  • Seahawks owner’s yacht destroyed protected coral reef in Cayman Islands

    Larry Brown Sports "Microsoft co-founder and Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen owns one of the largest yachts in the world, and the massive boat recently caused extensive damage to a large stretch of marine life. The Cayman News reports that the anchor chain of Allen’s 300-foot yacht destroyed roughly 14,000..." January 29

  • Seahawks Defensive Tackle Jesse Williams: "Finally Got The All Clear To Return To Football"

    Seahawks.com "Jesse Williams is one step closer to returning to football. On Thursday afternoon, the Seahawks defensive tackle who was diagnosed with Papillary Type 2 cancer last May tweeted that he had received the "all clear" to resume play. "Finally Got the All clear to return to Football," he wrote...." January 29

  • New York's attorney general reportedly going after NFL ticket market's 'fixed game'

    Sporting News "Need two? If you're in New York, those tickets are going to cost you. So much so that state attorney general Eric Schneiderman's office is conducting an antitrust investigation of the NFL and its price-floor practices on tickets, CNBC.com reported, citing unidentified sources. It's unclear..." January 28

  • Report: Okung emails teams about shoulder surgery

    NFL.com "Seattle Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung injured his shoulder in the team's 34-21 loss to the Carolina Panthers nearly two weeks ago. Per CBSSports.com, Okung emailed all 32 clubs to inform them of his impending surgery. Okung said he faces a five-month recovery period and added that..." January 28

  • Russell Wilson, Eli Manning top picks in 2016 Pro Bowl draft

    ESPN "Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was selected by Hall of Famer Michael Irvin with the first overall pick in the 2016 Pro Bowl draft Wednesday night. New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning was the first pick by Hall of Famer Jerry Rice. Pro Bowl legend captains Irvin and Rice were..." January 28

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    NFL on ESPN @ESPNNFL

    With the No. 1 overall pick in the Pro Bowl Draft, Team Irvin selects @Seahawks QB @DangeRussWilson. pic.twitter.com/G4BFFmN9Ub

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Okung told teams he will have surgery to repair his dislocated left shoulder soon and should be cleared to return fully in 5 months...

  • Impending FA Russell Okung emails every team an update on his injury

    CBS Sports "Russell Okung is set to become a self-represented free agent this offseason, meaning he won't be relying on an agent to secure his next contract once the league year ends. But he started his new gig as his own agent a little early, sending an email to every NFL team on Wednesday to give them a..." January 27

  • Derrick Coleman's attorney slams 'slanderous' police report

    Sportsnaut "After the release of a 101-page report in which the Bellevue Police Department recommended felony charges against Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman, his attorney lashed back with some serious accusations of his own. Steve Hayne told KIRO Radio’s Josh Kerns, via Eric Mandel of 710 ESPN..." January 26

  • Seahawks position review: Bruce Irvin’s future the big question at linebacker heading into the offseason

    Seattle Times "As the 2014 season wound down, the Seahawks knew by the time the 2015 season began they would have to make major decisions on the futures of all three of their starting linebackers — Bobby Wagner, K.J. Wright and Bruce Irvin. Seattle eventually signed Wright and Wagner to extensions, but..." January 26

  • Report: Police to recommend charges against Seahawks RB Derrick Coleman

    Sportsnaut "After he was involved in a hit-and-run accident in October, police are recommending that Seattle Seahawks’ fullback Derrick Coleman face criminal charges. Coleman was initially suspended by the Seahawks for the incident in what ended up as a one-game suspension, although he missed a second game..." January 25

  • Re-signing Jermaine Kearse, Jeremy Lane aren't priorities for Seahawks

    ESPN 710 Seattle "The offseason figures to be a typically busy one for the Seahawks and general manager John Schneider. But while the team has 17 unrestricted free agents set to hit the market, that may actually be the least of their worries. ESPN NFL insider Mike Sando said on 710 ESPN Seattle's "John Clayton..." January 25

  • The 15 Best Twitter Jokes About Mike Carey After He Blew It Again

    Huffington Post "Another game, another whiffed analysis from CBS “officiating expert” Mike Carey. Carey, who was an NFL referee in another life, has warmed the hearts of Internet trolls everywhere this year by continually blowing calls on big-time broadcasts, making predictions day in and day out that prove..." January 25

  • Lynch's mom denies report on Beast Mode's future

    King 5 "When Delisa "Momma" Lynch talks, many Seahawks fans listen. A report from TMZ says "Momma" Lynch said her son, Marshawn, still has gas left in the tank and will not retire. On Saturday, "Momma" Lynch told KING 5 Sports the report is not true. She said she doesn't want Marshawn to retire, but..." January 24

  • Marshawn Lynch could owe the Seahawks millions if he retires

    CBS Sports "If Marshawn Lynch is going to retire, he better make sure his bank account can handle it. If Beast Mode goes into Retirement Mode, he could have to repay the Seahawks up to $5 million in bonus money. When Lynch extended his contract with the Seahawks in March 2015, the new deal included a $7.5..." January 24

  • Jermaine Kearse won't return to Seahawks on discount

    NFL.com "Despite a close comeback loss in the Divisional Round playoffs, the Seahawks are in a good place. Russell Wilson had his best statistical season under center; the team boasted a top-four defense for the fourth-straight season; and while Beast Mode could be taking his antics elsewhere, Seattle's..." January 23

  • Seahawks GM: Marshawn Lynch leaning toward retirement

    SI "Seahawks GM John Schneider believes running back Marshawn Lynch could retire this offseason. Schneider went on ESPN 710 radio in Seattle on Friday and said he was “under the impression Lynch is leaning towards retirement.” He also added that tight end Jimmy Graham will be back with the team..." January 23

  • Jimmy Graham trade still comes with an incomplete grade

    Seattle Times "Unexpected at the time it was made, Seattle’s off-season acquisition of Jimmy Graham remains a trade with a grade that is incomplete. Judging just by the stats, Graham contributed more than well enough in his first season with the Seahawks, tied for the team lead in receptions (44) before he..." January 22

  • No hometown discounts for Jermaine Kearse

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin is set to become a free agent and said recently that he’s open to taking less money to remain with the team rather than signing with the highest bidder on the open market. The concept of a hometown discount is less appealing to one of his teammates whose hometown..." January 21

  • Panthers Rookie Shaq Thompson Delivers Expletive-Filled Message to Seahawks Fans on Snapchat

    Complex "At least one Seahawks fan wasn't happy with the way the Panthers treated them after Carolina's playoff victory, and now, after seeing this clip of Shaq Thompson going off, there will probably be plenty of additional fans in Seattle who will choose to feel some kind of fake form of outrage." January 21

  • NFL health officials confronted NIH about researcher selection

    ESPN "Three of the NFL's top health and safety officers confronted the National Institutes of Health last June after the NIH selected a Boston University researcher to lead a major study on football and brain disease, Outside the Lines has learned. The new information contradicts denials by the NFL..." January 20

  • Seahawks Want Lynch Back in 2016 After 'Significant' Pay Cut

    Bleacher Report "With Marshawn Lynch's 2015 season having some excellent highs and notable lows, his place with the Seattle Seahawks has come under scrutiny. Will the Seahawks retain Lynch for the 2016 season? What stipulations might there be for Beast Mode? Find out in the video above as Bleacher Report NFL..." January 19

  • Rams, Chargers Expected to Chase Pete Carroll After '16 Season

    Bleacher Report "Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll declined to discuss his future beyond 2016 with the team after Sunday's loss to the Carolina Panthers. Could the 64-year-old Carroll retire after next season? Which two teams are expected to chase Carroll particularly hard? What other enticing option..." January 19

  • Marshawn Lynch 'absolutely' done playing for the Seahawks

    Sun Times "With the Seattle Seahawks losing in heart-breaking fashion on Sunday against the Carolina Panthers, Seattle’s offense could look very different in 2016 without one important running back. Lynch is also approaching his 30th birthday, an age that sees many NFL running backs have significant..." January 19

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    Zach Whitman @zjwhitman

    "Yes, absolutely, 100%" -- John Clayton on if Marshawn Lynch is done in Seattle

  • Panthers' Norman, Kalil dismiss critics following win over Seahawks

    The Score "The Carolina Panthers will enter the NFC Championship Game with a chip on their shoulders. After defeating the Seattle Seahawks, members of the top-seeded Panthers felt that they were disrespected by fans and prognosticators alike. All-Pro cornerback Josh Norman dismissed the team's skeptics..." January 18

  • Bruce Irvin could give Seahawks a significant discount

    Sportsnaut "Remember when Bruce Irvin was going to bolt for greener pastures to join Dan Quinn and the Atlanta Falcons? Based on comments the Seattle Seahawks linebacker made to Dave Softy Mahler of Sportsradio 950 KJR in Seattle, that’s nothing but a pipe dream for Falcons fans. Instead, Irvin told Mahler..." January 18