Seahawks Rumors & News

  • Seahawks sign C.J. Spiller, coach Pete Carroll says

    ESPN "The Seahawks have signed free-agent running back C.J. Spiller, coach Pete Carroll said in a conference call Wednesday. The deal will be for one year and has been made official by the team. To make room on the roster, the Seahawks waived running back Terrence Magee. Spiller, 29, appeared in..." September 29

  • Seahawks should sit Russell Wilson vs. Jets

    Seattle Times "Warning: Blasphemy ahead. What I’m about to propose goes against every football instinct, and every fan’s most fervent wish. But I’m thinking Russell Wilson should sit Sunday. Wilson has proven his toughness beyond anyone’s questioning. And he has shown his improvisational genius, both..." September 28

  • Report: Russell Wilson out minimum of three weeks

    247 Sports "Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll revealed quarterback Russell Wilson's newest injury from Sunday was an MCL strain and he told 710 ESPN Seattle's "Brock and Salk" show that he was at least considering resting his franchise quarterback this week against the New York Jets on Sunday for an..." September 28

  • Christine Michael deserves to be starter, regardless of Thomas Rawls’ status

    Seattle Times "The question came in mid-August, two days after the Seahawks’ first preseason game, and I was 90 percent joking when I asked it. Thomas Rawls had just spent three minutes praising the evolution of Christine Michael, who was fresh off a seven-carry, 44-yard performance vs. the Chiefs. Rawls..." September 27

  • MRI confirms MCL sprain for Russell Wilson

    Sportsnaut "Pete Carroll spread some good news to Seattle Seahawks fans everywhere Monday when he confirmed that an MRI showed an MCL sprain for Russell Wilson." September 26

  • Michael Bennett: 49ers should start Kaepernick, Gabbert isn't a challenge

    Seattle Times "Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett stopped and talked with 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick on the field after Sunday’s 37-18 win against the 49ers. Their conversation? “I just talked about him getting a chance to play again,” Bennett said. “I think he’s a great quarterback. I..." September 26

  • Seahawks' Thomas Rawls: Out a few weeks with fibula injury

    CBS Sports "Rawls will be sidelined for a few weeks due to a fibula injury, The Seattle Times reports. Rawls' upcoming sideline stint comes after testing was conducted Monday to further investigate the lower leg injury that forced him to miss Sunday's win over the 49ers. " September 26

  • Report: Russell Wilson believed to have a sprained MCL

    Sportsnaut "The Seattle Seahawks got back on track Sunday, defeating the San Francisco 49ers 37-18. Though, it didn’t come without a scare. With the game already out of hand in the third quarter, Russell Wilson was sacked by Eli Harold. It’s a play that looked pretty darn ugly. Harold was called for a..." September 26

  • Wilson hurt in Seahawks' win over 49ers

    The Sports Xchange "SEATTLE -- The Seattle Seahawks finally put everything together to get their first complete win of the season Sunday, beating the San Francisco 49ers 37-18 in a game that was never in doubt, but afterward there was still one big question regarding the Seahawks' immediate future. Star..." September 25

  • Russell Wilson exits game vs. Niners, Boykin in at QB

    NFL.com "Russell Wilson has suffered an undisclosed injury in the third quarter against the 49ers. Backup rookie quarterback Trevone Boykin has come on in relief with the Seahawks leading 27-3." September 25

  • Christine Michael ready to lead the way for Seahawks’ running game Sunday if needed

    Seattle Times "Friday’s news that Thomas Rawls is listed as doubtful for Sunday’s game against the 49ers makes it increasingly likely that not only will Christine Michael start at tailback for the Seahawks but also potentially shoulder much of the burden to get the running game going. If that’s the case,..." September 24

  • Thomas Rawls doubtful for Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Ohio State linebacker Justin Hilliard announced Friday that he’ll be out at least six months with an injury. Friday afternoon, Ohio State redshirt freshman linebacker Justin Hilliard announced on Instagram that he will be out six months with an injury. The photo shows Hilliard with his left arm..." September 24

  • Frank Clark making an impact for Seahawks

    Seattle Times "Frank Clark said he considers last season as his “introduction to the NFL.’’ Now slimmed down and feeling more comfortable in his role — he’s specifically helping fill the nickel package pass-rushing void created by the departure of defensive end Bruce Irvin — it’s Clark who is doing some..." September 24

  • Seahawks DE Michael Bennett on NFL's National Anthem Protests: 'You Need a White Guy to Join the Fight'

    Seattle Times "It started with Colin Kaepernick, then Eric Reid, then Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane. It continued with Brandon Marshall, who took a knee before the season opener, just like four Dolphins did Sept. 11. Robert Quinn and Marcus Peters have raised fists, as have Devin McCourty and Martellus..." September 23

  • Seahawks' Doug Baldwin calls for nationwide review of police policies

    USA Today "One day after Richard Sherman spoke out against police use of excessive force, one of his Seattle Seahawks teammates made a call to action. Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin outlined a plan Thursday to evaluate standing policies for police across the country. "As an american black male in..." September 22

  • Richard Sherman refuses to answer questions at press conference over shootings

    Pro Football Talk "A new form of NFL player protest has emerged regarding concerns over police misconduct involving African-American citizens. On Wednesday, Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman refused to answer questions at his weekly media availability in response two recent shootings of African-American men by..." September 21

  • Why are NFL ratings plummeting this season?

    Sportsnaut "The National Football League remains the single most watched entity in North American professional sports. It’s not necessarily close. Really, the other three major sports leagues are simply battling for second place. Take the 2015 calendar year as an example of this. According to Sports..." September 21

  • Coaches complained about lack of offensive holding calls in Week One

    Pro Football Talk "Most coaches complain when too many penalties are called. Following Week One of the 2016 regular season, many coaches complained about the absence of one specific type of penalty. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, complaints arose from the absence of holding calls. And for good..." September 21

  • Seahawks TE Jimmy Graham: 'I feel like a beast'

    ESPN "Following the Seattle Seahawks' 9-3 loss to the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, tight end Jimmy Graham was asked how he felt physically. "Me? I feel fine," Graham said. "I feel the same. I feel like a beast. So I'll play more and more and get more and more opportunities. I just want to be there for my..." September 20

  • Baldwin's MRI comes back negative

    CBS Sports "Baldwin's (knee) MRI taken Monday returned negative, ESPN's Josina Anderson reports. Baldwin expressed discomfort with the way his knee felt following Sunday's loss to the Rams, but gave a more positive update just a day later." September 19

  • Chris Pratt Says Don't Quit On Russell Wilson 'Keep Him On Your Fantasy Team'

    TMZ "If you're ready to drop Russell Wilson after that terrible game against the Rams ... WAIT! Chris Pratt strongly advises you to keep him on your fantasy team -- and moments ago in NYC, he explained why. " September 19

  • Seahawks fined, stripped of draft pick for violating OTA contact rule

    USA Today "The NFL announced Monday the Seattle Seahawks have been fined and stripped of their fifth-round pick in the 2017 NFL draft for violating rules on excessive contact in offseason workouts. The Seahawks were fined $400,000, while coach Pete Carroll was docked $200,000. " September 19

  • “Surprised” Pete Carroll says of Seahawks’ troubles: “I don’t think it’s the offensive line”

    Tacoma News Tribune "Either Pete Carroll doesn’t see what we all believe -- or he’s protecting his blockers better than they are protecting Russell Wilson. Carroll talked after Sunday’s 9-3 loss to the Los Angeles Rams here at the Memorial Coliseum that the problem with his offense that has scored one touchdown in..." September 19

  • Tyler Lockett and Thomas Rawls questionable to return for Seahawks

    Pro Football Talk "On a day being dominated by defenses, the Seahawks could be without a pair of key offensive contributors the rest of the way. Running back Thomas Rawls and wide receiver Tyler Lockett have left the game and have been announced as questionable to return." September 18

  • Rams sack Seahawks in L.A. home opener

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Despite not scoring a touchdown for the second game in a row, the Los Angeles Rams ended their home opener on a high note. Three Greg Zuerlein field goals and a late Seattle turnover boosted the Rams to a 9-3 victory over the Seahawks on Sunday at the Memorial Coliseum...." September 18

  • Report: Russell Wilson will play Sunday vs. Rams despite high ankle sprain

    SI "Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is dealing with a high ankle sprain but will play in Seattle’s game against the Rams on Sunday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported on Monday that Wilson had a “significant” injury to his right ankle. He was injured during the..." September 18

  • Hobbled Russell Wilson will give Seahawks' offense different look

    ESPN "Pete Carroll was asked Friday whether Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will be limited at all Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams. "Nope," Carroll said. "He's going to play, and we expect him to play well."" September 17

  • Todd Gurley guarantees Rams will beat Seahawks ‘for sure’

    Larry Brown Sports "Todd Gurley is feeling very confident about the Los Angeles Rams’ chances of taking out the Seattle Seahawks. After Thursday’s practice, Gurley rather boldly proclaimed that the Rams were definitely going to beat the Seahawks when the two teams square off Sunday. “We’re going to get a win..." September 17

  • Pete Carroll confirms Russell Wilson will start Sunday

    247 Sports "Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll confirmed on Friday what had become apparent as their week of practice unfolded -- quarterback Russell Wilson will start on Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams. (The Seattle Seahawks look to spoil the Los Angeles Rams' homecoming this Sunday. Make sure..." September 17

  • Earl Thomas says he skipped post-game shower after poor showing against Dolphins

    Pro Football Talk "The ability of safety Earl Thomas to cover so much ground in the back-end of Seattle’s defense is one of the key reasons why the Seahawks have led the league in points allowed each of the last four seasons. However, his play in Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins is not likely to be a part..." September 16

  • Russell Wilson: 'I'll be ready to roll' for Seahawks

    NFL.com "Russell Wilson's full participation in Wednesday's practice was a very good sign that the ankle sprain he suffered in the team's season-opening win wouldn't keep him out of Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Rams. On Thursday, the Seattle Seahawks' star quarterback told Curtis Crabtree of..." September 15

  • 'Harambe' back in business after temporary jersey ban

    ESPN "Fans who want to customize their favorite team's jersey with "Harambe" on the back can do so once again as of Thursday, after the word mistakenly appeared on a retailer's list of banned words. ESPN has learned that an official with a Major League Baseball team, concerned that fans were..." September 15

  • Pete Carroll: Thomas Rawls to start over Christine Michael

    NFL.com "Thomas Rawls has reclaimed his spot atop the Seattle Seahawks' backfield depth chart. Coach Pete Carroll confirmed Wednesday that Rawls will start versus the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday. The plan all along was for Rawls to replace retired superstar Marshawn Lynch as the lead back once the..." September 14

  • Harambe's legacy not respected by NFL Shop

    Sporting News "There are plenty of names you can't put on the back of jerseys at NFL Shop. BuzzFeed compiled a list of 50, and it includes names such as Ron Mexico (Michael Vick's alias), Carruth (as in Rae Carruth, the NFL player who conspired to murder his pregnant wife), He Hate Me (the popular XFL jersey)..." September 14

  • Roger Goodell says eliminating kickoffs remains possible if the NFL can’t make them safer

    Washington Post "The NFL has enacted rule changes to try to make the kickoff safer for players. That effort will continue with further safety-related tinkering with the play, according to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. But if such maneuvers fail, the elimination of the kickoff from the sport remains a future..." September 14

  • The NFL's Most Valuable Teams 2016

    Forbes.com "Relocation and new stadiums drove NFL team values 19% higher over the past year, to an average of $2.34 billion. The Rams doubled in value, to $2.9 billion, after moving from St. Louis to Los Angeles. The Rams are scheduled to play three seasons at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum before..." September 14

  • Seahawks’ Thomas Rawls, Jimmy Graham appear ready for more playing time

    Seattle Times "It wasn’t just that Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham and Thomas Rawls got back in the action Sunday. It also was about how they came out of it. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said both players showed no ill effects Monday after seeing their first regular-season action since suffering significant..." September 14

  • NFL to launch new $100 million concussion initiatives to improve player safety

    Washington Post "The NFL is launching a new set of concussion-related initiatives under which the league will devote $60 million to technological development, aimed in part at improving helmets for players, and an additional $40 million toward funding medical research into the effects of head injuries,..." September 14

  • Seahawks' C.J. Prosise: Dealing with wrist and shoulder injuries

    CBS Sports "Prosise, who was diagnosed with a sprained wrist after Sunday's game against the Dolphins, also injured his shoulder during Week 1, the Seattle Times reports." September 13

  • Lady Gaga Reportedly in Talks to Perform at Super Bowl 51 Halftime Show

    Complex "Lady Gaga is reportedly in talks to play the Super Bowl 51 halftime show in Houston in February 2017. According to Billboard, the singer could clinch the biggest stage of the year because the NFL was impressed by her performance of The Star-Spangled Banner at the 2016 Super Bowl. The last year..." September 13

  • NFL tabs Sam Rapoport to help open job 'pipeline' for women at team level

    ESPN "The NFL has created a position to address the lack of women in coaching and scouting roles at the team level and named former women's football pro tackle player Sam Rapoport as director of football development. Rapoport's role will be to identify women who are knowledgeable about the game and..." September 13

  • Russell Wilson on ankle: A little sore, I’ll be alright

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson got up limping after getting sacked by Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh on Sunday and had his ankle taped on the sideline while rookie Trevone Boykin took a few snaps on the sideline. Wilson never missed a snap and was well enough to lead a..." September 12

  • Russell Wilson Suffers “Significant” Injury

    Pro Football Rumors "After the Seahawks’ 12-10 victory over the Dolphins, quarterback Russell Wilson told reporters that he’ll be “ready to roll” next week against the Rams despite suffering an ankle sprain. Apparently, that’s not quite the case. Wilson’s sprain is “significant” and his Week 2 availability is in..." September 12

  • Donald Trump Wants All NFL Protesters to Leave America

    Black Sports Online "Remember Donald Trump’s campaign slogan is “Make America Great Again”. That means he obviously thinks America isn’t that great at the moment, so it is quite ironic that he wants others who have problems with the country to leave, but not himself. “Well, I think it’s a lack of respect for our..." September 12

  • Pete Carroll: Russell Wilson’s ankle injury is ‘nothing very serious’

    Larry Brown Sports "Russell Wilson suffered a sprained ankle in Sunday’s win over the Miami Dolphins, but Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll indicated on Monday that the injury will not force the quarterback to miss a game. In an appearance on 710 ESPN in Seattle, Carroll described Wilson’s injury as..." September 12

  • Report: Ankle injury could keep Russell Wilson out of Week 2

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson suffered an ankle injury on Sunday against the Dolphins, but he stayed in the game and said afterward that he would be fine. But he might not be fine in six days. Wilson’s injury is serious enough that he could miss the Seahawks’ Week Two game against the..." September 12

  • DeVante Parker, Germain Ifedi inactive in Seattle

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins are going to be without three offensive players projected to be in big roles this season as they open their season in Seattle. Wide receiver DeVante Parker is inactive as a result of the hamstring injury that cost him practice time and led him to be listed as questionable on..." September 11

  • Baldwin's late TD lifts Seahawks past Dolphins

    The Sports Xchange "SEATTLE -- Slow starts are nothing new to a Seattle Seahawks team that has stumbled to a 4-4 record in September and October over the past two seasons. On Sunday, the Seahawks made sure that another slow start resulted in a fantastic finish. Russell Wilson hit receiver Doug Baldwin on..." September 11

  • Seahawks' Jimmy Graham: Will play but be limited Sunday

    CBS Sports "Graham (knee) will play Sunday against the Dolphins, though his snaps will be limited, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport." September 11

  • Seahawks Had Stronger Plan to Support Kaepernick, But Instead Went PC Route

    Black Sports Online "The Seahawks should have just stayed quiet and then did whatever they planned to do, but because some of their players primarily Doug Baldwin just had to talk about their “secret plans” there show of support of Kaepernick isn’t very strong. They wanted to kneel, but there was some pushback so..." September 11