Seahawks Rumors & News

  • Seahawks' Pete Carroll: I support Michael Bennett, but 'we should all stand' for anthem

    USA Today "Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Tuesday he supports Michael Bennett after the defensive end chose to sit during the national anthem before Sunday's game in Los Angeles, but noted that he believes everyone should stand when The Star-Spangled Banner is played. Bennett opted to remain..." August 16

  • Seahawks agree to 1-year deal with Tramaine Brock

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that the Seahawks have agreed to a one-year deal with CB Tramaine Brock on Wednesday. According to Garafolo, the NFL has yet to determine whether Brock will face a suspension. All indications have been that the Seahawks were likely to sign him to a..." August 16

  • Seahawks “Very Serious” About Signing Tramaine Brock, Texans & Vikings Also Interested

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that the Seahawks have done four-months worth of work on free agent CB Tramaine Brock regarding the domestic violation case against him that was recently dismissed. La Canfora says that Seattle is “very serious” about signing Brock to a contract and there..." August 15

  • Jermichael Finley: Protests by Lynch, Bennett just a 'marketing tool'

    Total Pro Sports "I’m not sure what got into Jermichael Finley, but he seems really upset. The former Green Bay Packers tight end went on a tirade on Monday when he suggested Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch and Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett don’t actually care about social injustice...." August 15

  • Free agent CB Tramaine Brock to visit Seahawks

    Sportsnaut "After being cleared on domestic violence charges, free agent cornerback Tramaine Brock is expected to draw a ton of interest on the open market. The 28-year-old defensive back was released by San Francisco during the spring after starting 31 games over the past two seasons. He’s now reportedly..." August 15

  • Blair Walsh makes eight kicks on eight tries

    Pro Football Talk "Blair Walsh‘s fate was sealed in Minnesota last season after missing eight kicks in nine games. On Sunday night, Walsh may have secured his spot in Seattle by making eight kicks in one game. Walsh converted all six extra points and cashed in on both field goal tries, one from 42 yards and the..." August 14

  • Seahawks receiver Paul Richardson sprained shoulder against Chargers

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks wide receiver Paul Richardson sustained an AC joint sprain in his right shoulder after making a diving catch in Sunday night’s preseason opener against the Los Angeles Chargers. Richardson started for Seattle and caught two passes before his appearance was cut short. On the fifth play..." August 14

  • Michael Bennett: “This Is Bigger Than Me, This Is Bigger Than Football.”

    Seahawks.com "Michael Bennett knows that his job as a professional athlete gives him a significant platform, so when the Seahawks defensive end sees injustice in the world, he feels it is his duty to use that platform to make a difference. As a result, Bennett was seated on a bench Sunday during the National..." August 14

  • Seahawks receiver Jermaine Kearse putting struggles of 2016 season in rearview mirror

    Seattle Times "Newly a father, receiver Jermaine Kearse is also suddenly one of the old guys in Seahawks’ training camp. Now entering his sixth season, the former Lakes High and UW standout has been with the Seahawks longer than all but seven other players on the team’s current 90-man roster. It’s a career..." August 11

  • Russell Wilson again puts on a show at Seahawks practice

    ESPN "After a day off, the Seattle Seahawks were back on the practice field Wednesday. Here's what stood out. Russell Wilson was on fire -- again. Wilson has put together a tremendous stretch of practices. He's spreading the ball around to all his weapons and demonstrating pinpoint accuracy. Early..." August 10

  • Frank Clark limps off practice field after brief return

    Pro Football Talk "It’s been an interesting training camp for Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark, to say the least. Thursday was his first day back in team drills, but he didn’t last long. According to Gregg Bell of the Tacoma News Tribune, Clark limped off the field, favoring his left knee. That’s the one..." August 10

  • Roger Goodell in favor of shortening preseason to 3 games

    WEEI Boston "Every football fan would agree, the NFL preseason is very boring, and it appears NFL commissioner Roger Goodell would agree. “When I go around to fans, that’s maybe the No. 1 thing I hear,” Goodell said, via Bob Glauber of Newsday. “The NFL should do things to the highest possible standards...." August 10

  • NFL To Hire Full Time Officials For First Time In League History

    Real GM Football "For the first time in NFL history, the league will have 21 to 24 full-time officials. Under the plan, each of the seven field officiating positions will be represented, with no more than five coming from one position. The full-time officials will come from the current roster of 124 game..." August 09

  • Eddie Lacy made weight last week, “doing great”

    Pro Football Talk "Though the $55,000 question was initially unanswered, we now believe that Eddie Lacy has indeed made weight. His latest weigh-in to be at 250 pounds or less was last week, and there were no immediate declarations from his agent or the team. But Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said yesterday that..." August 08

  • Jimmy Graham drops from 280 pounds to 260, with longevity in mind

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham wants to play a long time, so he’s getting himself in better shape. Graham said on 710 ESPN that he has dropped from 280 pounds to 260, with the idea that it will help him stay in the league for years to come. The 30-year-old Graham said he listened to advice..." August 07

  • Teammate: Russell Wilson not as “chubby” as he used to be

    Tacoma News Tribune "We’ve been joking about the daily throwing and catching between star defensive backs Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor do to warm up before Seahawks training-camp practices. But Sunday Russell Wilson ended that trend. He’s also ended being “chubby.” “Coming in and being..." August 07

  • 49ers linebacker Malcolm Smith out for the season

    San Francisco Gate "Less than a week before their preseason opener, the 49ers have already suffered their first significant loss. On Saturday, starting inside linebacker Malcolm Smith suffered a torn pectoral muscle in practice and was lost for the season, the team confirmed. Head coach Kyle Shanahan told..." August 06

  • Tyler Lockett activated from PUP list

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett practiced with the team for the first time in a long time on Friday. Lockett was placed on the physically unable to perform list at the start of training camp as a result of the broken leg he suffered in a Christmas Eve game against the Cardinals. That stint..." August 05

  • Seahawks' Baldwin says NFL is sending a message over Kaepernick

    ESPN "In the spring, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin said he didn't think free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick's social activism was the reason for his unemployment. But with the start of the 2017 season approaching, Baldwin has changed his mind. He said Saturday that he believes NFL..." August 05

  • Pete Carroll still collecting info on Malik McDowell’s prognosis, expects lengthy absence

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks have been pretty tight-lipped when it comes to specific details surrounding the injuries sustained by defensive tackle Malik McDowell in an ATV accident in the weeks before training camp. Part of the reason for that was they hadn’t seen McDowell themselves. He had remained in..." August 04

  • Frank Clark held out of Seahawks practice Friday

    Pro Football Talk "Thursday’s Seahawks practice featured a melee that ended with defensive end Frank Clark ejected from the session after punching tackle Germain Ifedi in the face. Ifedi left with trainers after Clark’s punch reportedly drew blood and he did not take part in Friday’s practice. Clark was also on..." August 04

  • Frank Clark dropped Seahawks teammate with flying punch in practice

    Sportsnaut "Seattle Seahawks pass rusher Frank Clark entered the NFL with some serious red flags. On Thursday, the violent tendencies that scared off some teams came out into the light when Clark dropped offensive lineman Germain Ifedi with his right hand. According to media members who witnessed the..." August 03

  • Seahawks' McDowell reports to camp, placed on NFI list

    247 Sports "The Seattle Seahawks have made the official determination on defensive tackle Malik McDowell and his injuries. After McDowell arrived in Seattle on Tuesday, according to head coach Pete Carroll, the rookie has finally reported to training camp, to undergo his physicals. But, for now, no..." August 03

  • Pete Carroll: Seahawks had to “manage” Jimmy Graham last year

    ESPN "Now that safety Kam Chancellor has signed a three-year contract extension, the Seattle Seahawks' highest profile pending free agent is tight end Jimmy Graham. Coming off a ruptured patellar tendon in 2015, Graham turned in a solid 2016 season, finishing with 923 receiving yards (third among..." August 03

  • Jets’ Sheldon Richardson reveals Seahawks and Washington wanted to trade for him ... but at a discount

    New York Daily News "The Jets’ willingness to trade Sheldon Richardson for the better part of a year is sheer lunacy by an outfit that needs as much premium talent as it can get these days. It makes little sense. It’s downright absurd that an organization devoid of difference makers would be amenable to part..." August 03

  • Richard Sherman can't believe Colin Kaepernick is unsigned while ‘whoever is starting for the Jets is terrible’

    New York Daily News "Richard Sherman was never one to mince his words. The Pro Bowl Seahawks cornerback blasted the NFL for "blackballing" former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, all while taking a shot at the Jets' atrocious quarterback situation in the process in an interview USA Today Sports published..." August 03

  • Seahawks safety Earl Thomas ‘feeling good’ in first contact practice since injury

    Seattle Times "Tuesday marked the first day Earl Thomas could hit someone in a football uniform since the December night that left him thinking — however briefly — he might never do so again. “I’m just excited to be back out there,’’ said Thomas, who suffered a broken tibia last Dec. 4 against Carolina that..." August 03

  • Richard Sherman gets to the heart of the Colin Kaepernick situation

    Pro Football Talk "While fans may hate Colin Kaepernick because he didn’t stand for the national anthem in 2016, the NFL has shunned him for a fundamentally different reason. Indeed, plenty of other players didn’t stand for the anthem during the 2016 season, and most of them remain gainfully employed. They remain..." August 03

  • Seahawks’ Earl Thomas “feeling really good” after returning from broken leg

    Pro Football Talk "After breaking his leg in a game against the Carolina Panthers last December, Seahawks safety Earl Thomas took to Twitter to say he was contemplating retirement from the NFL. As Thomas became further removed from the injury, the thoughts of retirement waned and he began to push forward in his..." August 02

  • Tyler Lockett’s stay on PUP list expected to be a short one for Seahawks

    Pro Football Talk "Wide receiver Tyler Lockett was one of four Seahawks to open training cam on the physically unable to perform and non-football injury lists. However, Lockett’s stay on the PUP list is expected to brief. “Yeah and I think that should be very short stint there, just because of something we..." August 01

  • Malik McDowell could rejoin teammates Tuesday

    Pro Football Talk "Defensive lineman Malik McDowell could rejoin this teammates Tuesday, according to Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times. McDowell, the 35th overall pick, reportedly suffered a head injury and facial injuries in an ATV accident two weeks ago. The Seahawks have him on the reserve/did not report..." August 01

  • Eddie Lacy: My weight is “going to be where it needs to be”

    Pro Football Talk "As Seahawks running back Eddie Lacy prepares for his next $55,000 step onto the scales (which reportedly comes on Tuesday), he’s confident that he’ll continue to meet the monetary goals set in his contract. “It is going to be where it needs to be,” Lacy told reporters on Monday regarding his..." August 01

  • Pete Carroll had rapper Kendrick Lamar join Seahawks at practice Monday

    Sportsnaut "Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll welcomed a cool customer on Monday when hip-hop and rap artist Kendrick Lamar showed up to training camp. Carroll, shown with linebacker Bobby Wagner, posted this picture to his Twitter. Note Carroll’s clever use of the song lyric, “All We Got Is..." August 01

  • Kam Chancellor, Seahawks Reportedly Agree on 3-Year Contract Extension

    Bleacher Report "The Seattle Seahawks and safety Kam Chancellor reportedly reached an agreement Tuesday on a new contract that will pay the defender $36 million over three years. According to ESPN's Josina Anderson, the deal includes $25 million in guaranteed money. The 29-year-old Chancellor had..." August 01

  • Seahawks' Chancellor expects potential extension to happen soon

    ESPN "Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor said Monday that he's optimistic about signing a contract extension before the start of the 2017 season. "I think it's been positive on both ends," Chancellor said. "Hopefully it'll get done any time now. Both sides have been very productive working..." August 01

  • Mike Daniels wants Packers' defense to match Seahawks' approach

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Across the Green Bay Packers locker room, the rival Seattle Seahawks are not held in warm regards. Randall Cobb called them “a bunch of front runners” last December after taking a “cheap” shot from cornerback Jeremy Lane on a kneel-down before halftime. In the same game, former guard T.J. Lang..." July 31

  • Seahawks cut veteran linebacker Arthur Brown

    Pro Football Talk "When the Seahawks brought back linebacker Mike Morgan, you knew they’d need the roster spot to add him. It has apparently been created by cutting a guy they signed earlier this offseason. According to Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL Radio, the Seahawks have cut veteran Arthur Brown." July 31

  • Seahawks bring back Mike Morgan

    Pro Football Talk "Linebacker Mike Morgan didn’t re-sign with the Seahawks before becoming a free agent in March, but he will be returning to the team. Morgan’s agents announced on Twitter that their client is signing with the Seahawks. No terms of the deal were announced. Morgan joined the Seahawks as an..." July 31

  • Future after this season in doubt for Kam Chancellor

    Seattle Times "The hit on Vernon Davis. The strip of Calvin Johnson. The fumble that saved the season in Minnesota. The impact Kam Chancellor has had on the Seahawks over the past seven years has cemented his status as one of the NFL’s best defensive players this decade. And that’s why, at the end of this..." July 31

  • NFL Network Devotes Entire Segment to Predicting Results of 2016 Seahawks Schedule

    The Big Lead "The 24-7 sports content churn is real and not without its potential toils and snares. Hardworking and well-meaning people make mistakes. Devoting an entire block of television to predicting the Seattle Seahawks’ 2017 record using the team’s 2016 schedule certainly qualifies. Elliot Harrison and..." July 31

  • Seahawks place Malik McDowell on did not report list

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks rookie defensive tackle Malik McDowell is not with the team at training camp after he was injured in a vehicular accident a couple of weeks ago and the team made a roster move Sunday to bring in another player for the time being. The Seahawks placed McDowell on the reserve/did not..." July 30

  • Malik McDowell: Injury not career or life-threatening

    Sportsnaut "It was announced on Sunday that Seattle Seahawks rookie Malik McDowell was in a vehicular accident that might force him to miss the entire 2017 season. That’s the bad news. The good news is that later in the day, McDowell took to Twitter to confirm that the injury is not life or even career..." July 30

  • Seahawks 2nd-rounder McDowell could miss season after vehicular accident

    NFL.com "Seattle Seahawks second-round pick Malik McDowell was involved in an ATV accident and is not present at the team's training camp. Coach Pete Carroll told reporters Sunday that the accident happened a couple of weeks ago. McDowell was placed on the reserve/did not report list. The Michigan State..." July 30

  • Seahawks add former player Lemuel Jeanpierre to coaching staff

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks brought back a former player, adding Lemuel Jeanpierre to their coaching staff for this season. Jeanpierre, 30, will serve as an offensive assistant, the team announced Friday. He spent part of six seasons as a center and guard with the Seahawks. Jeanpierre originally joined..." July 29

  • Seahawks' Russell Wilson has a bold goal: 'I want to play 25 years' in the NFL

    CBS Sports "Brett Favre played for two decades, and Peyton Manning had an 18-year NFL career. Tom Brady, who turns 40 on August 3, is entering his 18th NFL season. And George Blanda left the game in 1975 after a career that spanned 26 seasons, which is still a league record. Russell Wilson has six seasons..." July 29

  • Celebrity chef Guy Fieri breaks news of Marcel Reece’s return to Seattle

    Seattle Times "Is fullback Marcel Reece returning to the Seahawks? There had been some thought the team might bring him back for training camp. And apparent confirmation came Friday morning from an unlikely source — celebrity chef Guy Fieri. Fieri, who became friends with Reece over the past year or so —..." July 29

  • There simply weren’t enough reps in Philly for Marcus Smith

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles abruptly dumped linebacker/defensive end Marcus Smith, a 2014 first-round draft pick, earlier this week. On Friday, defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz explained the decision to move on. “I think the biggest thing in not working out, as far as this year, is the other acquisitions that..." July 28

  • Does Richard Sherman Want Out Of Seattle? Star CB Addresses Rumors

    NESN "The Seattle Seahawks have employed one of the NFL’s most vaunted defenses in the past few years, but this offseason, it appeared the “Legion of Boom” was in jeopardy of losing one of its stars. Richard Sherman was tied to multiple trade rumors this offseason, as it was reported the four-time..." July 28

  • Report: NFL To Walk Away From Deal To Fund Concussion Research With $16 Million Unpaid

    Deadspin "The NFL has given the National Institutes of Health less than half of the $30 million they promised for concussion research five years ago, and after repeatedly trying to influence how their “unrestricted gift” was used, the league is letting their agreement expire with no plans to finish paying..." July 28

  • Seahawks to sign Marcus Smith

    CSN Philly "It didn't take Marcus Smith long to find a new home, and he landed in a pretty good spot: Seattle. Smith, released by the Eagles on Wednesday after three disappointing seasons, tweeted out Friday morning, "12th man let's get it, God is so good!" Seattle fans are commonly referred to as the..." July 28

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