Seahawks Rumors & News

  • Seahawks give Cliff Avril $28.5 million extension

    Pro Football Talk "Having a starting quarterback — much less a star — on a cheap rookie contract gives a team incredible flexibility to keep other good parts around him. The Seahawks used that Friday. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Seahawks have signed defensive end Cliff Avril to a new..." December 19

  • Seattle GM says John Idzik is right man for Jets

    Newsday "If Jets owner Woody Johnson wants the opinion of the front-office architect of the defending Super Bowl champion on whether he should keep John Idzik as his general manager, here it is: "I think [Idzik] should be able to hire his own coach and see how it goes," John Schneider, the Seahawks'..." December 19

  • Richard Sherman: "You tell me" if I'm better than Patrick Peterson

    CBSSports.com "Richard Sherman's weekly press conference started off with questions about the stakes of this Sunday's Seahawks-Cardinals game, about Larry Fitzgerald, and about facing a quarterback who doesn't have a lot of tape out there in Ryan Lindley. Sherman said that the Seahawks are long past the point..." December 18

  • Seahawks extend K.J. Wright

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks have locked up a young starter on their stellar defense for the next four years. K.J. Wright, the 25-year-old linebacker who has started all 14 games this season, has signed a four-year extension. “In the offseason, we identified K.J. as one of our core players moving forward..." December 18

  • Sources: Russell Wilson changing agents

    ESPN.com "Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who is eligible for a new deal after this season, is changing agents, according to a memo the NFL sent teams Wednesday. Sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter that Wilson is likely to go with his baseball agent, Mark Rodgers. Wilson did speak recently..." December 18

  • Blandino says SF shouldn't have been penalized for roughing passer

    CBSSports.com "With the 49ers trailing the Seahawks by three points early in the fourth quarter Sunday, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson threw incomplete on third down. That meant the Seahawks would set up for a field goal, and even if they made it, San Francisco would still be behind by only one..." December 15

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    Stephen Cohen @scohenPI

    Carroll on Okung on @710ESPNSeattle: Has a bruised lung. Is very sore. "It's going to be a week or so before he can jump back out there."

  • Roughing penalty on hit to Russell Wilson incorrect

    NFL.com "Jim Harbaugh was irate on the sidelines following a pivotal roughing the passer penalty in Sunday's 17-7 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. The penalty helped set up the Seahawks' final touchdown score and eliminate the 49ers from the playoffs. Speaking on NFL Network's NFL AM Dean Blandino, the..." December 15

  • Harbaugh, Carroll regard each other as studs

    Pro Football Talk "Five years ago, the message between them was, “What’s your deal?” Now, as they face the end of a twice-per-year rivalry, Pete Carroll and Jim Harbaugh have a different message for each other. The Seahawks coach and the 49ers coach regard each other with a specific four-letter term of endearment..." December 13

  • NFL salary cap projected at $138.6 million

    Covers.com "The NFL salary cap is projected to be $138.6 million in 2015, a 4.21 percent increase over this year's $133 million. The projection was revealed to NFL owners at their meeting in Irving, Texas. That number could rise as high as $141 million, two team executives told USA Today. Last year,..." December 11

  • NFL approves new personal conduct policy

    SB Nation "Roger Goodell announced a new personal conduct policy at the NFL owners meetings Wednesday. The new policy will make several changes to how policy violations are handled. For example, accused players are expected to immediately be placed on paid leave after they have been charged. In addition, the..." December 10

  • Seahawks continue to control NFC West destiny with 24-14 win over Eagles

    Field Gulls "December football is upon us, and this one had the feeling of a playoff game. The Seattle Seahawks shut down the high-flying Philadelphia Eagles offense on Sunday afternoon in a big 24-14 road win to improve to 9-4 on the year. Russell Wilson had another masterful performance, completing..." December 08

  • Michael Bennett: Mark Sanchez trying to impersonate good QB

    NFL.com "The Seattle Seahawks were unimpressed by the Eagles and Chip Kelly's offense in a 24-14 victory Sunday in Philadelphia. Richard Sherman dismissed the current group of Eagles wide receivers. Michael Bennett took aim at quarterback Mark Sanchez. "Tell the Philadelphia police to put an ABP out...." December 08

  • Marshawn Lynch: Media could prevent Hall of Fame bid

    NFL.com "Marshawn Lynch's future after this season remains a mystery, but the Seahawks star has allowed himself to think about his legacy. In an interview that will air on NFL GameDay First and NFL GameDay Morning on Sunday, Lynch told his former teammate Michael Robinson that his relationship with..." December 08

  • Protest planned in Philadelphia

    ESPN.com "A protest called a "die-in" is planned outside Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday following the Eagles' game against Seattle Seahawks. A Philadelphia clergy group called POWER (Philadelphia Organized to Witness Empower & Rebuild) is organizing the protest, which is taking place across the..." December 07

  • Sanchez-Carroll: Disagreement on draft decision in past

    CSN Philly "Pete Carroll questioned Mark Sanchez. Mark Sanchez ignored Pete Carroll. Five years later, both are successful, both are happy, and both speak in glowing terms about the other. The relationship between Carroll and Sanchez has survived a very public disagreement back in 2009, when Sanchez..." December 06

  • Golden Tate's Girlfriend Will Find You If You Bring Up That Rumor

    Deadspin.com "We're probably all familiar with the rumor involving Golden Tate and Russell Wilson. The gist of it is that Tate slept with Wilson's then-wife, Ashton Meem, causing a rift with the Seahawks that came to a head the week before Super Bowl XLVIII, when Percy Harvin punched Tate in the face. Everyone..." December 04

  • League not sure what to do about Marshawn Lynch

    Pro Football Talk "After Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch consistently and persistently avoided talking to reporters, the league eventually took action, reinstating a $50,000 fine from last year and imposing a new $50,000. Now, Lynch is making himself available to the media. But he’s not saying much in..." December 01

  • Lynch weighing retirement, but could follow Cable to new team

    NFL.com "Marshawn Lynch might have just as much of a say in his future as the Seahawks do. While Seattle has ridden the exploits of its superstar running back, winning five of the last six games, the mercurial Lynch has privately considered walking away from it all following the 2014..." December 01

  • Richard Sherman haunts and taunts the 49ers once again

    ESPN.com "Midway through the third quarter Thursday night, with the Seattle Seahawks leading the San Francisco 49ers 16-0, a good portion of the crowd at Levi’s Stadium left the building. Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman noticed the exodus. “Yeah, I waved to them goodbye,” Sherman said. Midway..." November 28

  • Seahawks working to fix O-line problems

    ESPN.com "San Francisco 49ers rush linebacker Aldon Smith had two sacks last weekend in his first start of the season after a nine-game suspension. He now has 44 sacks in 45 career regular-season games. That’s a scary thought for the Seahawks, coming off a game where quarterback Russell Wilson was..." November 27

  • No fine for Lynch’s “yeah”-filled press conference

    Pro Football Talk "Two Sundays ago, Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch avoided reporters. He was fined $100,000 for the infraction. This past Sunday, Lynch talked to reporters, primarily by repeatedly saying “yeah,” even in response to questions that didn’t call for a yes/no answer. So will the NFL fine..." November 27

  • Seahawks' Sherman brings his unique way with words to iPhone app

    Fox Sports "Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is known for his way with words -- whether it be his infamous post-Super Bowl rant or his recent mock press conference where he roasted the NFL. Now, Sherman has brought his wordy ways to a new venue, your iPhone. The NFL star has released an..." November 27

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    Curtis Crabtree @Curtis_Crabtree

    Seahawks Injuries: Prob: WR Kearse (ankle), G Carpenter (ankle), CB Burley (hamstring), RB Lynch (back).

  • League has no comment on Richard Sherman’s press conference skit

    Pro Football Talk "I’m still not quite sure what to make of Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman’s Tuesday stunt at his weekly press availability, which included a life-size cutout of receiver Doug Baldwin coupled with the real thing lurking under the podium to chime in from time to time. The league apparently..." November 26

  • Bobby Wagner 'the Russell Wilson' of Seahawks defense

    USA Today "Bobby Wagner is not the biggest name on the Seattle Seahawks defense. Yet Sunday's return of one of coach Pete Carroll's "heartbeat guys'' from a five-game absence made the biggest difference Sunday, and is equally significant heading into Thursday night's showdown against the San Francisco..." November 26

  • Seahawks have toughest NFC schedule going forward

    Covers.com "The Seattle Seahawks have the toughest remaining strength of schedule for NFC teams with seven-plus wins and for futures bettors that could mean potential hardships on the way to another Seahawks playoff run. Seattle's remaining opponents have a .636 winning percentage and their Super Bowl odds..." November 25

  • Seahawks’ dominant defense leads way in bruising 19-3 victory over Arizona

    Field Gulls "Today, the Seattle Seahawks reminded all of us that they're still capable of playing the type of football that won them a Super Bowl a year ago. If this season has been an MMA match, the Seahawks are the jiu jitsu masters that spent the first two-thirds of the fight trying to box. Today, they..." November 24

  • Pete Carroll says everyone in Seattle loves Marshawn Lynch

    Pro Football Talk "Amid talk that Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch’s surly demeanor is wearing thin in Seattle, coach Pete Carroll says he loves coaching Lynch. Carroll said any talk that Lynch won’t be back in Seattle in 2015 must be coming from outside the organization. “Somebody just started talking..." November 22

  • Seahawks won't rule out idea of using Richard Sherman at WR

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Seahawks coach Pete Carroll told KIRO Radio 97.3 FM on Friday that he's open to the idea of using cornerback Richard Sherman at wide receiver in emergency scenarios, MyNorthwest.com reports. "He's been very clear in that intent for a long time around here," Carroll said. "It's always been a..." November 22

  • Could Richard Sherman play wide receiver?

    Seattle Times "Whether the Seahawks have issues with their receivers depends a little on who you talk to. Ask Doug Baldwin, and the answer is a definite no. In fact, in the video below of Wednesday’s media session with offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell, you can hear Baldwin ask Bevell if the receivers..." November 21

  • Marshawn Lynch to appeal $100,000 fine

    Pro Football Talk "On Wednesday, the NFL fined Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch $100,000 for failing to comply with the league’s media policy. On Thursday, Lynch’s agent informed PFT that Lynch will appeal the fine. Agent Doug Hendrickson told PFT by phone that Lynch, who was so banged up after the first..." November 20

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    So in total, Marshawn Lynch fined $100k for two violations of the media policy. This per @NFLfootballinfo.

  • Fan: Lynch scoops fumbled wallet, returns it

    ESPN.com "Marshawn Lynch did his good deed for the day Tuesday after a man said the Seattle Seahawks running back returned his wallet that had been dropped at a gas station in Marysville, Washington. A Marysville resident named Jason Lynch said on Facebook that he unknowingly dropped the wallet while..." November 19

  • Golden Tate: Seahawks missing Percy Harvin and me

    NFL.com "Golden Tate has taken his game to another level in his first season with the Detroit Lions. He has a theory on why his former team, the Seahawks, has struggled in its passing game in 2014. "Their problem," Tate said last week, via mlive.com. "Now they don't have me or Percy (Harvin)." Tate..." November 19

  • Is Lynch taking contract frustrations out on media — and teammates?

    Fox Sports "Marshawn Lynch ran for 124 yards on 24 carries in Kansas City on Sunday, but it was his actions at halftime — and words after the game — that are sure to leave the longest-lasting impression with the Seahawks' front office and fans. And if all reports are accurate, with his teammates,..." November 18

  • Chiefs beat the defending champion Seahawks, 24-20

    Arrowhead Pride "The Kansas City Chiefs move to 7-3 after beating the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, 24-20. The Denver Broncos also lost which means the Chiefs are now tied with the Broncos for first place in the AFC West with a meeting against Denver in two weeks. But we're getting ahead of ourselves. The Chiefs..." November 17

  • Marshawn Lynch unsure of 2015 fate

    ESPN.com "Marshawn Lynch didn't make himself available in the locker room to reporters after the Seattle Seahawks' loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, possibly setting himself up for a six-figure fine, but he wasn't completely silent Sunday afternoon. On the team's bus outside Arrowhead Stadium, the running..." November 17

  • Marshawn Lynch may face large fine

    ESPN.com "Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch could be fined $100,000 by the NFL for refusing to speak to reporters in the locker room after the team's 24-20 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. ProFootballTalk reported Sunday that the NFL informed Lynch he would be fined..." November 17

  • Ricardo Lockette ejected for punch

    ESPN.com "Seattle Seahawks backup wide receiver Ricardo Lockette, a gunner on punt coverage, was ejected from the game in the third quarter when he punched Chiefs safety Kurt Coleman on the sidelines at the end of a Chiefs' punt return by De'Anthony Thomas. Coleman shoved Lockette after the play ended..." November 16

  • Colts, Seahawks, 49ers among teams eyeing CFL star Duron Carter

    CBSSports.com "Troubled wide receiver Duron Carter, son of Hall of Fame pass catcher Cris Carter and formerly a top college recruit, is free to begin negotiating with NFL teams next month. And upward of 10 NFL teams are tracking the CFL standout closely. Several sources close to the player believe the Colts will..." November 16

  • Chiefs’ defenders preparing for a collision with Beast Mode

    Kansas City Star "Like most of the Chiefs, one would imagine, linebacker Tamba Hali has seen the Beast Quake. That was the darting, powerful 67-yard touchdown run that put Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch on the map, helped the Seahawks beat the Saints in the 2011 NFC playoffs and officially put opponents on..." November 16

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch is officially listed as questionable, but teammates and friends expect him to play. Had a strong practice Friday.

  • Pete Carroll says the Seahawks have no interest in Randy Moss

    CBSSports.com "Last week, 37-year-old Randy Moss said he'd consider coming out of retirement to play with Peyton Manning. Moss, who played for 14 seasons (the last in 2012 with the 49ers), also confirmed a report from FOXSports.com's Jay Glazer that the Seahawks had reached out to him. On Wednesday, Seahawks..." November 13

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    Gregg Bell @gbellseattle

    #Seahawks Insider: LB Bobby Wagner out again Sunday at KC, but may return next week vs AZ, six players miss practice http://t.co/gMk4LMwoia

  • Is CenturyLink Field Selling Watered-Down Beer?

    Deadspin.com "A Seattle news station purchased multiple beers at Seahawks and Sounders games, had them tested, and discovered that in every case, the samples' ABV were below those beers' advertised numbers—sometimes illegally so. Here's the report from KOMO's "Problem Solvers," proving once again that the..." November 12

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    Gregg Bell @gbellseattle

    Carroll says TE Zach Miller, going on IR, needs a second ankle surgery. #Seahawks @thenewstribune

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    More huge NFC West injury news: Source tells @FOXSports1 Seahawks DT Brandon Mebane is done for the year with a torn hamstring. Wow.

  • Seahawks Trample Giants 38-17

    Field Gulls "Now THAT is what we've been waiting for. The Seahawks dominated the second half of their 38-17 victory and they did so by returning to the Seahawks style of football that we were spoiled with the last couple of years. In a game slaked by icy rain, Seattle all but abandoned the pass and leaned on..." November 10

  • Richard Sherman tells Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham that he's 'the real deal'

    Newark Star-Ledger "After the game, as players congregated near midfield, Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. sought out Seahawks star cornerback Richard Sherman. Beckham wanted to shake hands and share a few words with the All-Pro corner he spent most of the afternoon battling. The two met near midfield..." November 10