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  • John Schnatter: ‘Papa John’s Doesn’t Want To Do Business With Roger Goodell’

    Total Pro Sports "ohn Schnatter clearly has a wish to end everything he has worded for up to this point, and it’s taken just under a year for him to completely destroy his image. The Papa Johns founder is already at rock bottom, but he decided to dig an even bigger hole on Friday during a recent..." July 15

  • NFLPA exec: 'There are serious consequences' to legalized sports betting

    The Score "NFLPA vice president of business and legal affairs Casey Schwab stated that legalized sports betting could have immense ramifications concerning player privacy. The U.S. Supreme Court voted 7-2 in May that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act is unconstitutional,..." July 15

  • DeMarco Murray considered Lions, Dolphins, Saints, Seahawks before retiring

    Clutch Points "On Friday afternoon, veteran running back DeMarco Murray announced his retirement from the NFL at age 30. The three-time Pro Bowler and 2014 Offensive Player of the Year spent four seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, one with the Philadelphia Eagles, and the last two with the Tennessee Titans to..." July 14

  • Kellen Winslow Jr. Released from Jail Despite 3rd Rape Allegation

    TMZ "Kellen Winslow Jr. has been released from jail and will begin house arrest -- after posting bail in his rape case ... TMZ Sports has learned.  The ex-NFL star was released from Vista Detention Facility in San Diego on Friday -- one day after the judge in the case..." July 13

  • Kellen Winslow II charged with 2003 rape of unconscious 17-year-old

    USA Today "Kellen Winslow II, the retired NFL tight end already facing multiple rape and kidnapping charges, was arraigned Thursday on a new charge -- forcibly raping a 17-year-old female who was unconscious at the time. Winslow, now 34, was 19 at the time of the alleged rape that took..." July 13

  • Is this a sign that Earl Thomas is headed to the Cowboys?

    Sportsnaut "Rumors continue to persist that the Dallas Cowboys will land hometown hero and Pro Bowl safety Earl Thomas in a trade before the 2018 season. The Seattle Seahawks have admitted in the past that they’ve had discussions about dealing the game’s best..." July 13

  • Kellen Winslow Jr. faces multiple rape, kidnapping charges, bail set at $2 million

    USA Today "Kellen Winslow Jr., the retired NFL tight end, will face multiple counts of kidnapping and rape charges. Bail was set at $2 million Thursday at a preliminary hearing in San Diego County Courthouse. The felony counts include two counts of rape, two counts of kidnapping with intent to..." July 12

  • Cowboys looking to add Earl Thomas to provide leadership on defense?

    Yardbarker "The Cowboys purged their veteran secondary this offseason by allowing Brandon Carr, Barry Church, and Morris Claiborne to walk in free agency. Now, the Cowboys have a young group of cornerbacks and safeties, which leaves some question marks on defense, Kate Hairopoulos of the Dallas..." July 10

  • NFLPA Files Grievance Over NFL’s Anthem Policy

    Pro Football Rumors "The players’ union is filing a grievance against the NFL’s new anthem policy, the NFLPA announced on Tuesday. The union argues that the new policy violates the rights of players.  “Our union filed its non-injury grievance today on behalf of all players..." July 10

  • Bobby Wagner gets fellow Seahawks Earl Thomas' holdout; NFL business 'not good for players'

    The News Tribune "It's easy to connect the two dots and say, as many do, that Earl Thomas is under contract thus he has an obligation to be at all mandatory Seahawks events. That includes training camp that begins in 2 1/2 weeks. The three-time All-Pro safety may be for the start of camp what..." July 10

  • Brandon Browner Arrested On Five Charges Including Kidnapping

    NFL Trade Rumors "Joe Studley and Shahan Ahmed of NBC Los Angeles are reporting that former NFL CB Brandon Browner was arrested Sunday following a police chase. Browner is currently in custody, according to La Verne Police Department. Browner was reportedly wanted kidnapping, false..." July 09

  • Earl Thomas still in play for the Cowboys

    Sportsnaut "Now that training camp is quickly approaching, the Earl Thomas situation in Seattle will soon be settled one way or another. By now it’s well known that the All-Pro safety is not happy with his current contract. He plans to remain away from training camp until the Seahawks open..." July 08

  • NFL adds 15-yard penalty for grounds crew clearing snow for a field goal

    Pro Football Talk "Just before Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri lined up for a game-tying extra point on a snowy day last season in Buffalo, the Colts sent some sideline personnel onto the field to attempt to remove snow from the area where the kick would be lined up, and help Vinatieri get better footing...." July 06

  • NFL Still Has a Cheating Problem

    Bleacher Report "There's never been a player who quietly inspired more love, and potentially more hate, among NFL wide receivers than the Patriots' Julian Edelman. For years, there have been two differing opinions about Edelman. Some believed he was special—a..." July 06

  • Ex-NFL scout says the Cowboys are still in play to land Earl Thomas

    Clutch Points "Since the end of the 2017 season, there has been lingering talk around the uncertainty surrounding Seattle Seahawks All-Pro safety Earl Thomas’ long-term future with the franchise. This has pushed forward the trade chatter around Thomas with the Dallas Cowboys being the most prominently..." July 06

  • Trump: NFL’s new anthem policy is ‘worse’ than old one

    New York Post "President Donald Trump is not done with the NFL yet, saying the league’s new national anthem policy is “worse” than the original one. During a campaign rally in Great Falls, Mont., Trump took aim at the NFL’s new policy again, which was passed in May and..." July 06

  • The NFL coaches likely on the hot seat

    Houston Chronicle "NFL teams are preparing for training camp and the 2018 season. There are coaches who seem to be on the proverbial hot seat. Three divisions – AFC South, NFC North and NFC West – don't have coaches who have trouble sitting as they enter crucial seasons. It'll be..." July 06

  • Fully-guaranteed NFL deal would result in shorter contracts

    Pro Football Talk "It’s the annual NBA free-agency frenzy, featuring B-level players getting more money than A-list NFL stars. Among other things, the money handed out to basketball players renews calls for fully-guaranteed NFL contracts. This year, Chargers left tackle and NFLPA executive..." July 04

  • As Seahawks' Legion of Boom disbands, is it time to anoint it NFL's greatest secondary?

    USA Today "RIP, LOB. Kam Chancellor's announcement Sunday on Twitter that his neck injury will force him to stop playing football signals the end of an era in Seattle, home of the league's most dominant defensive force over the past half-dozen seasons. With that in mind,..." July 04

  • Cliff Avril: We knew Earl Thomas loves the Cowboys, but didn’t take it seriously

    Pro Football Talk "Defensive end Cliff Avril is one of many longtime Seahawks to leave the team this offseason, which leaves few ties to the team that won the Super Bowl after the 2013 season. One of those remaining on the roster is safety Earl Thomas, although there seems to be a chance that he’s..." July 03

  • Terrell Owens to give Hall of Fame speech at his college

    ESPN "Terrell Owens announced on his Twitter account Tuesday that he will make his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction speech at his alma mater, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, on Aug. 4. The former wide receiver had previously announced that he would not attend the..." July 03

  • Seahawks have six starters left from their Super Bowl win

    Pro Football Talk "When the Seahawks blew out the Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII, they looked like they had a young nucleus of players who should be able to win more Super Bowls together. But the NFL moves fast, and now Seattle is down to just six starters remaining from the 22 players who started for them in the..." July 02

  • Seahawks Meet With J.R. Sweezy

    Pro Football Rumors "The Seahawks are meeting with guard J.R. Sweezy, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter). Sweezy is taking a physical with the team, which may signal that Seattle is serious about signing him.  Sweezy entered the league as a seventh-round pick of the Seahawks in..." July 02

  • Seattle still owes Kam Chancellor a pile of money

    Pro Football Talk "There’s a reason Kam Chancellor‘s quasi-retirement post yesterday didn’t include the actual word “retirement.” Because that would have left a lot of money on the table. Chancellor sent out word yesterday that he was moving onto the “next..." July 02

  • Carson has been closest to what Seahawks need since "Beast Mode"

    Yardbarker "The Seahawks have struggled not just to replace offensive linemen from the Marshawn Lynch era but to replace Lynch himself. Last season, they went through several running backs but saw none emerge as a surefire answer. Five backs — Eddie Lacy, Mike Davis, Thomas Rawls, Chris Carson, J.D...." July 02

  • Kam Chancellor announces retirement from football

    KXLY.com "In a tweet Sunday afternoon, Seahawks Safety Kam Chancellor announced he was retiring from the game of football.  In his tweet, Chancellor said his retirement was coming due to a neck injury he suffered during the 2017 football season. He said he will be leaning on God to..." July 01

  • NFL saw 73 percent rise in preseason concussions last year

    Pro Football Talk "When training camps open around the league next month, the NFL wants teams to be mindful of the spike in preseason concussions last year. The NFL found that preseason concussions were up 73 percent from 2016 and that most of them occurred in 11-on-11 drills conducted in practices..." June 29

  • Shaquem Griffin named co-grand marshal for Special Olympics ceremony

    Snip Daily "Seattle Seahawks rookie linebacker Shaquem Griffin has been named co-Grand Marshal for the Special Olympics USA Games opening ceremony. The official website for the Games announced the news of Griffin’s prominent involvement in the ceremony (h/t Seahawks.com), which will take..." June 26

  • Anthony Barr: Russell Wilson 'should have won MVP'

    Yardbarker "Russell Wilson did not receive any votes on the final ballot for the NFL’s MVP Award for last season, and one of his opponents believes that was an oversight. Tom Brady became the oldest MVP in league history when he received 40 votes after throwing for 4,577 yards, 32..." June 25

  • K.J. Wright wants to stay with Seahawks, no contract talks yet

    247 Sports "With all the talk centered around defensive end Frank Clark and safety Earl Thomas being unhappy they haven't been handed a contract extension as of yet, it's easy to forget other players entering the last year of their contract and equally worthy of a new deal also..." June 22

  • Report: Brandon Browner spent two days in jail after domestic violence plea

    Pro Football Talk "Former NFL cornerback Brandon Browner has been in trouble with the law again. Browner was arrested on May 6 for battery and child endangerment and pleaded no contest, according to TMZ. He was sentenced to probation, but because Browner was already on probation from a..." June 22

  • Justin Britt: New offensive coaches have brought back “our old attitude”

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks underwent serious changes on both sides of the ball this offseason, including the arrival of a new offensive coordinator in Brian Schottenheimer and new offensive line coach in Mike Solari. After spending the offseason working with them, center Justin Britt is..." June 21

  • What Brandon Marshall must do to stick with the Seahawks

    ESPN "Before you pencil Brandon Marshall onto the Seattle Seahawks' roster, let alone into the No. 3 spot in their wide receiving corps, it's important to remember Antoine Winfield. Or Jahri Evans. Or Eric Winston. Or Barrett Ruud. All four fit a similar profile. They were..." June 21

  • Seahawks Sign Rookie Rasheem Green

    Pro Football Rumors "Seahawks third-round pick Rasheem Green has signed his rookie contract, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter). With the defensive end in the fold, the Seahawks now have all nine members of their rookie class under contract.  Green, a USC product, started all..." June 20

  • After Seahawks draft punter, Jon Ryan tells GM 'I'm going to make you look really dumb'

    CBS Sports "Seahawks punter Jon Ryan is 36 years old. He has two years left on the four-year, $10 million deal he signed in 2016, though there's the very real possibility that he's not with the team when the regular season begins. That's because Seattle moved up to take punter Michael Dickson..." June 19

  • Pete Carroll gushes about 'really unique' Shaquem Griffin

    Sportsnaut "It’s safe to say that fifth-round rookie Shaquem Griffin has a big fan in Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll. Following the team’s offseason workouts, Carroll opened up about what excites him about this particular rookie, whose story is obviously unique..." June 19

  • Shaquill Griffin making himself at home in Richard Sherman’s old spot

    ESPN "Shaquill Griffin has a new position in his second season with the Seattle Seahawks, having moved over to Richard Sherman's old spot at left cornerback after starting on the right side as a rookie. But if you assume it has been a difficult transition for Griffin, well, he swatted..." June 18

  • Competition abounds for Seahawks' preseason. Which jobs are most open? Who's likely to get them?

    Tacoma News Tribune "Of all the startling differences between these Seahawks and the ones that last played a game six months ago, Pete Carroll keeps outlining this: "A lot of opportunity, a lot of competitive spots here, which is exactly how we like it," the Seahawks' coach said, again, at..." June 17

  • Seahawks expect Brandon Marshall’s hamstring to be ready by camp

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks signed veteran wide receiver Brandon Marshall late in May, but Marshall never got into any team drills before the team ended their offseason program with last week’s minicamp. Coach Pete Carroll said that Marshall was being cautious due to a hamstring issue and that..." June 17

  • Pete Carroll doesn’t trust his players during summer recess?

    Sportsnaut "The Seattle Seahawks’ offseason program came to an end this week in the Pacific Northwest. For the next six weeks prior to the start of training camp, players will be doing their own thing. Apparently, that doesn’t sit well with head coach Pete Carroll. He’s not as..." June 15

  • Mike Pereira: If the new rules don’t reduce concussions, the kickoff is gone

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s new rules designed to reduce the impacts on kickoffs represent a last-gasp effort to keep the play in the sport. That’s the word from former head of officiating Mike Pereira, who believes that if this year’s rule changes don’t result in the desired..." June 15

  • Ryan Grigson to serve as consultant for Seahawks

    Pro Football Talk "Former Indianapolis Colts General Manager Ryan Grigson is going to serve as a consultant in his new role with the Seattle Seahawks, a team spokesman confirmed on Wednesday. Grigson’s addition helps the Seahawks front office cover the recent departures of Dan Morgan and Jim Nagy..." June 14

  • K.J. Wright hoping for a new contract but preparing for the season same as ever

    Seattle Times "K.J. Wright has long been easy to overlook on a Seahawks’ defense featuring some of the best-known players in the NFL of the last decade. So maybe it only makes sense that his contract situation has likewise seemed to go under the radar this offseason when compared to some of..." June 14

  • Report: NFLPA exploring legal options for fighting new anthem policy

    The Score "It appears the NFLPA is preparing for a legal battle with the NFL over its new anthem policy. The NFLPA has hired multiple law firms to begin researching potential avenues to fight the league's policy, a source told Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio. Florio..." June 14

  • Report: 'Certainly a chance' Earl Thomas is done in Seattle

    Sportsnaut "Earl Thomas says he’s staying away from the Seattle Seahawks until he gets a new long-term deal, and according to one report that could mean he’s done with the team. Former NFL agent turned journalist Joel Corry penned a column looking into whether..." June 14

  • Seahawks sign Austin Calitro, waive Dadi Nicolas

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks signed linebacker Austin Calitro on Wednesday. They waived linebacker Dadi Nicolas in a corresponding move. Calitro, who came into the league as an undrafted free agent out of Villanova in 2017, spent two weeks on Seattle’s practice squad last September. He also..." June 13

  • Former Colts GM Ryan Grigson to join Seahawks' front office

    Sporting News "  Ryan Grigson is landing on his feet once again. The front office executive is joining the Seahawks organization, according to Grigson's agent.  Grigson was most recently with the Browns, working as a senior personnel executive for one..." June 13

  • Seahawks sign Joshua Perry, waive Nick Callender

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks signed linebacker Joshua Perry on Monday, the team announced. They waived offensive tackle Nick Callender in a corresponding move. Perry, 24, originally entered the league as a fourth-round pick of the Chargers in 2016. He played 15 games as a rookie, starting one game,..." June 12

  • Dontae Johnson recently underwent foot surgery

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks cornerback Dontae Johnson recently underwent foot surgery, coach Pete Carroll revealed Tuesday. “He broke a bone in his foot about 10 days ago, so he’s in a boot and recovering,” Carroll said, via Brady Henderson of ESPN. “Had a little surgery to get..." June 12

  • Cowboys “Holding Out Hope” Of Acquiring Earl Thomas?

    Pro Football Rumors "While there has been no recent movement in talks regarding a trade that would send Seahawks safety Earl Thomas to the Cowboys, Dallas has “quietly held out hope” that it may acquire the All-Pro defensive back, according to Clarence Hill of the Star-Telegram. The Cowboys..." June 12