Seahawks Rumors & News

  • Seahawks Unlikely To Be Active In Free Agency

    Pro Football Rumors "The Seahawks are projected to enter the free agent period with nearly $35MM in available cap space, but head coach Pete Carroll told reporters today that Seattle isn’t inclined to spend on the open market, according to Jayson Jenks of the Seattle Times. “I don’t think that way,” Carroll said...." January 18

  • Jimmy Graham, K.J. Wright join Pro Bowl roster

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks won’t be playing this weekend. Two more of them will be playing the following weekend. Unless they finagle a way out of it. The Seahawks have announced that tight end Jimmy Graham and linebacker K.J. Wright have been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster. Graham replaces Washington..." January 17

  • Pete Carroll on emotional outbursts: ‘We don’t need those distractions’

    Seattle Times "A season that ended too soon for coach Pete Carroll also finished in a manner he didn’t really like — with Seahawks players visibly displaying their frustration with a few tiffs on the field against the Falcons, and in one notable instance in the locker room afterward at a reporter. And Monday,..." January 17

  • NFL looking into failure to disclose Richard Sherman injury

    Pro Football Talk "When it comes to the Seahawks failing to disclose the in-season knee injury to cornerback Richard Sherman, they weren’t caught with a hand in the cookie jar. They admitted after successfully fleeing the scene that they had taken cookies and eaten them. And now the NFL, which initially had no..." January 17

  • Seahawks don’t plan to spend big on offensive line help

    Seattle Times "Seahawks coach Pete Carroll met with the media for his final press conference of the 2016 season. Here are a few takeaways: Don’t expect the Seahawks to spend big on the offensive line in free agency. At least not according to Carroll. The Seahawks spent by far the least amount of money in..." January 17

  • Will Jimmy Graham be back with the Seahawks in 2017?

    ESPN "Pete Carroll gave a strong indication Monday that Seattle Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham will be back with the team for the 2017 season. "I thought Jimmy had a terrific year," Carroll said. "He was explosive. He was dynamic. He blocked like he's never blocked before. He became a factor on the..." January 17

  • Pete Carroll admits to injury-reporting violation

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks coach Pete Carroll accidentally wandered into quicksand on Monday during a radio appearance, admitting that cornerback Richard Sherman played for much of the year with an MCL injury to his knee that never was disclosed. At his end-of-season press conference conducted later in the day,..." January 17

  • Seahawks expect Earl Thomas to be ready for 2017 season

    Sportsnaut "The Seattle Seahawks missed All-Pro safety Earl Thomas through the final quarter of the regular season and the playoffs. Their defense simply wasn’t the same after the defensive back suffered a broken tibia back in Week 13. In fact, this unit yielded a 100-plus quarterback rating in the six games..." January 17

  • Report: DeShawn Shead suffered torn ACL

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks safety Deshawn Shead suffered a torn ACL in last weekend’s playoff loss at Atlanta, NFL Network reported. The report said Shead will have surgery to repair the tear. The Seahawks feared after the game that Shead had torn his ACL but no official diagnosis was made until the team..." January 16

  • Future: Being on Falcons sideline had nothing to do with Russell Wilson

    Larry Brown Sports "The Atlanta Falcons had some special guests on their sideline before their playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks, and there is some speculation that they were there to distract Russell Wilson. Rapper Future says that was not the case. A source close to Future, who used to date Wilson’s wife..." January 16

  • NFL declines comment on Seahawks’ failure to disclose Richard Sherman injury

    Pro Football Talk "Amazingly, the Seahawks blatantly violated the rules of the NFL’s injury reports by concealing a knee injury to cornerback Richard Sherman. Even more amazingly, coach Pete Carroll freely admitted to it. Not surprisingly, the NFL is saying nothing about it. Reached by PFT for comment on the..." January 16

  • Richard Sherman ‘has some regrets’ after playing with ‘significant’ MCL injury much of thet season

    Sportsnaut "Richard Sherman didn’t look right during the blowout loss suffered by the Seattle Seahawks to the Atlanta Falcons in the Divisional Round Saturday. He didn’t look right at all. Slow to react, repeatedly torched for big gains, Sherman appeared to be a shell of his normally dominant self. And now..." January 16

  • Doug Baldwin uses Madden to relieve disappointment

    Seattle Times "A few hours before the Green Bay Packers delivered a final dagger in their season — a win over Dallas that meant the Seahawks could have hosted the NFC Championship game had they beaten Atlanta Saturday — Seattle players cleaned out their lockers, looking pained enough. Following a final team..." January 16

  • Tom Brady: I love Earl Thomas

    ESPN "As the New England Patriots were closing out their 34-16 victory against Houston on Saturday night in the divisional round of the AFC playoffs, Seattle safety Earl Thomas tweeted his frustration. Brady said Monday morning that he heard about Thomas' tweet, and he deflected it with laughter when..." January 16

  • 49ers interview Seahawks' Cable for head coach

    San Francisco Chronicle "The final person to interview for the 49ers’ head-coach opening is not the people’s choice. Social-media criticism has followed the team’s decision to meet with Seahawks offensive line coach Tom Cable, who Sunday became the last of seven candidates to sit down with the 49ers. Cable left the..." January 16

  • Pete Carroll: We’re right in the middle of our championship window

    Pro Football Talk "When the Seahawks traveled to Atlanta for a divisional playoff game after the 2012 season, their rookie quarterback and emerging defense couldn’t pull off a victory. The Falcons won 30-28, but the Seahawks stamped themselves as a team on the rise and they confirmed that by going to the next two..." January 15

  • Pete Carroll: DeShawn Shead has possible ACL tear

    Pro Football Talk "The offseason has begun for the Seahawks with a serious injury issue. After Saturday’s loss to the Falcons, coach Pete Carroll said cornerback Deshawn Shead has a possible ACL tear, via multiple reports." January 15

  • Russell Wilson remains confident about Seahawks’ future

    The Sports Daily "Despite his team’s loss to the Atlanta Falcons in the divisional round of the playoffs on Saturday, Russell Wilson remains confident about the Seattle Seahawks’ future. “There’s still a lot of confidence in our locker room, still a lot of belief,” the star quarterback told reporters after the..." January 15

  • Kam Chancellor rips Seahawks’ defense for losing composure

    Sportsnaut "It’s never uncommon to see post-play shoving matches at the end of plays in the NFL. Those are even more common in Seattle Seahawks games. According to Kam Chancellor, his team needs to cut down on those. Chancellor also said his offense did more than enough to win the game but that the defense..." January 15

  • Earl Thomas complains Patriots' path to Super Bowl too easy

    Pro Football Talk "On the same day that the Seahawks exited the playoffs by losing in Atlanta, the Patriots advanced to their sixth straight AFC title game. Seahawks safety Earl Thomas noticed it, and he doesn’t like it. The Pro Bowler who broke his leg during a Sunday night win over the Panthers in early..." January 15

  • Michael Bennett fires expletive-laden rant at reporter, calmed by Richard Sherman

    CBS Sports "The Seahawks' season ended ingloriously Saturday, thanks in large part to the runaway Matt Ryan for MVP train. When it was over, Ryan was 26 of 37 for 338 yards with three touchdowns and no turnovers in the 36-20 victory. Ryan was sacked three times, but for most of the afternoon, had plenty of..." January 15

  • Devin Hester plans to retire

    Pro Football Talk "The best return man in NFL history is planning to call it a career. Devin Hester said after the Seahawks’ loss to the Falcons on Saturday that it was probably his last game. “I told my wife this is pretty much my last year,” Hester told reporters after the game. “I was hoping for a run to..." January 15

  • Ryan's aerial attack fuels Falcons past Seahawks

    The Sports Xchange "ATLANTA -- Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan may be 0-4 in the playoffs against all other teams, but he is 2-0 versus the Seattle Seahawks. Ryan, building off a spectacular regular season, threw for 334 yards and three touchdowns and the Falcons lived up to their billing as the..." January 14

  • Seahawks' Prosise won't play vs. Falcons

    Seattle Times "Running back C.J. Prosise was ruled out for the Seahawks’ divisional playoff game against Atlanta Saturday, named as one of the team’s seven inactive players prior to the game. Prosise had been listed as questionable by the Seahawks on Friday with the team hoping that he might be able to return..." January 14

  • Seahawks coach Pete Carroll calls two NFL teams in Los Angeles ‘an enormous experiment’

    Seattle Times "Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll has a pretty keen insight into the Los Angeles sports scene, having been the coach of the USC Trojans from 2001-09 and retaining ties to the area through his A Better LA organization. And Carroll sounded less than sure that having two NFL teams in the Los..." January 14

  • C.J. Prosise practices, door appears open for return to Seahawks vs. Falcons

    CBS Sports "Rookie running back C.J. Prosise missed two different six-week stretches for the Seattle Seahawks this season. First, he suffered a broken wrist during the team's season opener and didn't return until Week 7. Then, after breaking out against the Patriots in Week 10, he suffered a broken scapula..." January 13

  • C.J. Prosise questionable; Seahawks, Falcons otherwise healthy

    Pro Football Talk "The injury report for Saturday’s game between the Seahawks and Falcons is a brief one. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said on Thursday that running back C.J. Prosise will be a game-time decision this weekend as he tries to get the green light to return from a fractured scapula. As a result, it was..." January 13

  • Falcons' Julio Jones won't shy away from alerting refs vs. Seahawks

    ESPN "Falcons receiver Julio Jones, who appeared to be held by Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman on a controversial late no-call back in Week 6, has no plans to "cry" for penalties but won't hesitate to alert officials to foul play in Saturday's divisional playoff rematch. The previous controversy..." January 12

  • The NFL's Drug of Choice

    Bleacher Report "They didn't ask questions. If something hurt, NFL players simply stepped in line behind dozens of others waiting for the same drug. One by one, for years, players have taken a shot of Toradol to the rear or swallowed the drug in pill form to play football on Sunday. The game-day ritual was..." January 11

  • Pacific Pro Football League for non-NFL-eligible players to debut

    ESPN "A new pro football league announced Wednesday it plans to begin hiring players in winter 2017 and staging games in summer 2018. The Pacific Pro Football League is for players who have graduated from high school but aren't in college and haven't been out for three years in order to make..." January 11

  • Super Bowl ad spending for first 51 years totals almost $5 billion

    Awful Announcing "The Super Bowl is an event where the ads are almost as important as the game. Over the years, attention to the commercials has grown to the point where you can preview them on YouTube and other sites before the Big Game. Because the Super Bowl draws the year’s biggest television audience, it’s no..." January 11

  • C.J. Prosise Has A Chance To Play Saturday

    Pro Football Rumors "Seahawks rookie running back C.J. Prosise hasn’t played since Week 11 after suffering a fractured scapula, but there’s a chance — however slim — that he could return to the field when the Seahawks face the Falcons on Saturday. Prosise attended a walthrough practice today, according to Bob Condotta..." January 11

  • Falcons on If They Plan to Play Future Songs to Try to Rattle Russell Wilson

    Black Sports Online "In my opinion all is fair in love and war, so I would be blasting March Madness every Seahawks possession, but alas the Falcons have decided to take the high road. Twitter had a few reactions… " January 10

  • Richard Sherman’s media boycott ends, for now

    Pro Football Talk "As of last week, Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said that if he had anything to say, he’d write it on social media. And then, after Saturday night’s win over the Lions, Richard Sherman said things in response to questions from the media. In one of the most overlooked developments of..." January 09

  • A story of Earl Thomas, a fur hat and a group of die-hard Russian Seahawks fans

    Seattle Times "You might’ve noticed Earl Thomas on the sidelines during the Seahawks’ 26-6 win over the Lions on Saturday. You might’ve also noticed how stylish he looked, wearing shades and a fur hat. Take a closer look, and you’ll notice the hat has Thomas’ No. 29 engraved on the front, with Russian..." January 09

  • Rawls, Seahawks run past Lions

    The Sports Xchange "SEATTLE -- The Seattle Seahawks, grounded by a stagnant running game during most of the regular season, hit the ground running in their playoff opener on Saturday night. Thomas Rawls ran for 161 yards and a fourth-quarter touchdown as the Seattle Seahawks continued their home playoff success..." January 08

  • Russell Wilson now has more playoff wins than the Lions and seven other franchises

    Fox Sports "The Seattle Seahawks toppled the Detroit Lions on Saturday night to move onto the Divisional round where they’ll face the second-seeded Atlanta Falcons. The 26-6 margin of victory was the result of Seattle’s dominant running game, Russell Wilson making plays deep down the field, as well as the..." January 08

  • Doug Baldwin feels ‘terrible’ for stealing a TD catch from his teammate

    Fox Sports "Doug Baldwin had himself a stellar game against the Detroit Lions in Saturday night’s 26-6 Seattle Seahawks win. After a slow start, Baldwin finished with 11 catches for 104 yards and a touchdown. The connection he and Russell Wilson share is as good as any QB-WR duo in the NFL. In fact, it’s so..." January 08

  • Ed Werder apologizes for comment to Sherman overlooking Falcons

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman and ESPN reporter Ed Werder have a close relationship: When Sherman announced last week that he was boycotting the media, he said Werder would be the one and only exception. For Werder, that means exclusive access to one of the NFL’s most colorful characters,..." January 08

  • Rawls breaks Seahawks' postseason record for single-game rushing yards

    Fanrag Sports "Seattle Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls played a vital role in the offense moving the ball down the field Saturday versus the Detroit Lions. With a carry late in the fourth quarter, Rawls broke a franchise record for rushing yards in a postseason game. He finished with 161 yards on 27..." January 08

  • Jim Caldwell defends decision to punt late in loss

    Detroit Free Press "They dropped passes, picked up silly penalties and self-destructed in the most predictable of ways, and when it all ended with another playoff loss – their ninth straight dating back to the 1993 season – even their coach struggled to explain why it happened on this grand stage. “Some things are..." January 08

  • Russell Wilson contemplating shedding knee brace vs. Lions

    ESPN "Late in the third quarter of last Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers, the Seattle Seahawks called a bootleg with Russell Wilson that called for him to execute a play-fake and roll to his right. If a receiver was open, Wilson could've pulled the trigger. But given the coverage, his..." January 07

  • Bills to interview Seahawks defensive coordinator Kris Richard

    Pro Football Talk "Longtime Pete Carroll protege Kris Richard is getting a head-coaching interview. Richard will interview with the Bills on Sunday, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports. The 37-year-old Richard played for Carroll at USC, spent five years playing in the NFL and then returned to USC to take a..." January 06

  • Lions' Golden Tate admits it means more to beat Seattle Seahawks

    Detroit Free Press "Lions receiver Golden Tate said Thursday that beating his former team, the Seattle Seahawks, in Saturday’s NFC wild-card playoff game would mean a little extra to him. “Yeah,” he said. “We just want to win. We want to win. It’s deeper than me. I want to win because I think this organization..." January 06

  • Chris Berman stepping down from ESPN NFL studio role

    Larry Brown Sports "Sundays are going to look and feel a lot different at ESPN next fall, as longtime broadcaster Chris Berman is stepping down from his current in the network’s NFL studio. ESPN announced on Thursday that Berman will no longer be hosting ESPN’s NFL studio programming following the playoffs. He..." January 05

  • NFL TV viewership dropped an average of 8 percent this season

    ESPN "Broadcasters of NFL games saw television viewership drop by an average of 8 percent for the 2016 regular season, as a typical game was watched by 1.4 million fewer people than last season (16.5 million versus 17.9 million), according to league data obtained by ESPN. Prime-time broadcasts were..." January 05

  • Richard Sherman Is Not Apologizing

    SI "Richard Sherman had the carpets made a few weeks after Super Bowl XLVIII, the 43-8 torching of the Denver Broncos on Feb. 2, 2014 in New Jersey. They’re the size and shape of doormats, navy and gray and neon green, with the words “Legion of Boom” stitched below a Seahawks logo, and the jersey..." January 05

  • It's no joke: A barista and a farmer walk into a Vegas sportsbook, and come out with $1.2 million

    Covers.com "So, a barista and a farmer walk into the Las Vegas Superbook… It sounds like the setup for a great joke, right? Well, it’s no joke, although the barista and the farmer are now laughing all the way to the bank. That’s because the two finished No. 1-2 in the prestigious SuperContest, the..." January 05

  • Seahawks’ Doug Baldwin says records are nice but championships are all it’s about

    Seattle Times "Maybe it says something about the kind of receiver Doug Baldwin has become that the season he had in 2016 generated relatively little fanfare. Not that people didn’t notice Baldwin tying the franchise record with 94 receptions and setting a career high with 1,128 yards. But the time when..." January 05

  • Lions RB Zach Zenner 'appreciative' of Michael Bennett comments

    Detroit Free Press "Michael Bennett made headlines this week when he pointed out Zach Zenner's skin color while praising his running style, but Zenner said Wednesday he did not take any offense to Bennett's comments about him being the best white running back in the NFL. "That does not bother me, no," Zenner..." January 05