Seahawks Rumors & News

  • Seahawks say Falcons are getting a great coach in Dan Quinn

    Pro Football Talk "Boy, to listen to Seattle players talk about defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, it’s almost like he already has a job or something. Oh, wait, he does, it just hasn’t been announced. The wink-nod reality that Quinn is going to be the new boss in Atlanta (though he technically can’t agree to a..." January 26

  • Patriots' Brandon Browner says he is going to tell teammates to break Seahawks' Richard Sherman's arm "New England Patriots cornerback Brandon Browner is facing his former team in Super Bowl XLIX in the Seattle Seahawks, the team he suited up for from 2011 to 2013. Speaking to ESPN prior to his arrival in Arizona, Browner was asked about his former teammate Richard Sherman, and the elbow injury..." January 26

  • Jerry Rice: If Patriots win Super Bowl, you have to put an asterisk on it "The dawn of the New England Patriots' dynasty occurred, so to speak, at the feet of Jerry Rice. Or did you forget that Rice, the San Francisco 49ers' Hall of Fame receiver, was a member of the Oakland Raiders and standing mere feet away from referee Walt Coleman when he dusted off the Tuck Rule on..." January 26

  • Richard Sherman: Pats won't be punished "A picture may be worth a thousand words, but Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman believes one photo in particular may be worth more. Sherman doesn't think the NFL will discipline the New England Patriots if they're found to have adjusted the air pressure in 11 footballs prior to last..." January 26

  • Pete Carroll to speak with Marshawn Lynch about NFL crackdown on gesture

    Seattle Times "Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Sunday he plans to talk to running back Marshawn Lynch about the NFL’s plans to penalize the Seahawks on the field if Lynch continues to grab his crotch in the Super Bowl. ESPN reported Saturday that NFL has told the Seahawks they would be at risk of a 15-yard..." January 26

  • Can Shane Vereen exploit Seattle’s linebackers?

    Providence Journal "The Seahawks are as good as it comes in stopping running backs on the ground. But might they be susceptible to running backs in the passing game? Seattle allowed more than 700 receiving yards to running backs this season — 10th most in football. Washington’s Roy Helu, San Francisco’s Bruce..." January 26

  • Edelman on Legion of Boom: 'They're all big, strong, ferocious players' "Standing only 5-foot-10, Patriots wideout Julian Edelman is one of the smaller wide receivers in the NFL. On Super Bowl Sunday, he'll be going up against a Seahawks defense that is filled with big defensive backs. "They're all big, strong, ferocious players. They play in their scheme. They're..." January 26

  • NFL warns Marshawn Lynch a crotch grab will cost 15 yards

    Pro Football Talk "The threat of fines has not deterred Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch from grabbing his crotch after scoring touchdowns. But the threat of a 15-yard penalty might. The NFL wants Lynch to know that officials will be on the lookout and ready to assess a 15-yard penalty if Lynch does it again...." January 25

  • How great is the Legion of Boom? Ask Giants CB, an ex-Seahawk

    New York Post "Walter Thurmond still owns a house in Seattle, and he visited the Pacific Northwest this past week, checking in on his former Seahawks teammates, guys with whom he won a Super Bowl one year ago. Thurmond could tell from what he heard that these Seahawks understand their epic comeback victory in..." January 24

  • Pete Carroll said Earl Thomas is OK for the Super Bowl "Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said free safety Earl Thomas will play in the Super Bowl after Thomas returned to practice Friday on a limited basis. Thomas missed the first two days of practice this week after suffering a separated shoulder in the NFC Championship against the Green Bay..." January 24

  • Pete Carroll: Jeremy Lane hasn’t watched film of Gronk yet

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane said this week that he doesn’t think Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is very good. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says that shows Lane has a lot to learn. Asked today about Lane’s comments, Carroll said that if Lane thinks Gronkowski isn’t good, then Lane hasn’t..." January 24

  • Kris Richard likely to get a promotion, somewhere

    Pro Football Talk "Earlier this month, Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman lobbied for Seattle defensive backs coach Kris Richard to receive a promotion. “He took kind of a ragtag bunch of DBs in 2011 and made them perennial All-Pros and Pro Bowlers, and you don’t hear his name being mentioned as much for..." January 24

  • John Schneider “kind of loves” Marshawn Lynch’s act

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch may be alienating the NFL’s front office by refusing to talk after games and then by expressing himself in a specific non-verbal way after scoring touchdowns. But he’s not upsetting his own front office. “I kind of love his act,” Seahawks G.M. John..." January 24

  • Seahawks playoff success helping Seattle pay off Kingdome debt "The Kingdome has been out of existence for almost 15 years, but King County and the city of Seattle are still paying down a debt stemming from roof repairs in 1994. That debt will likely be paid back early, according to the county budget director, thanks in part to the recent success of the..." January 24

  • Seahawks GM: No timetable for Wilson talks "Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider, speaking to team reporters Friday for the first time since the season began, had no update on negotiations involving quarterback Russell Wilson's contract. "We don't have a timetable," Schneider said. "At the appropriate time when we are able to..." January 24

  • NFL fines Jermaine Kearse for throwing TD ball, which he now has

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks receiver Jermaine Kearse, who scored the game-winning touchdown in the NFC Championship Game, celebrated by throwing the football into the stands. That’s against NFL rules, and the NFL has fined him $5,512 for it. But the good news for Kearse is that he got the football back. Scott..." January 24

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    John Boyle @johnpboyle

    Earl Thomas listed as limited participation for today. Sweezy DNP, everyone else a full-go. #Seahawks

  • Marshawn Lynch “embarrassed to work for” the NFL over fines

    Pro Football Talk "Marshawn Lynch rarely has anything to say to the media, but he had something interesting to say on Twitter. Lynch, who has been fined many times and has been threatened with more fines over issues ranging from crotch-grabbing touchdown celebrations to the color shoes he wears to his refusal to..." January 23

  • Jeremy Lane: Must be physical with Gronk "Seattle Seahawks starting nickel cornerback Jeremy Lane paused for a moment Thursday when asked what makes New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski so good, because Lane disagrees. "I actually don't think he's that good," Lane said. "He's OK. He does have a big body. But from what I've..." January 23

  • Report: Marshawn Lynch fined $20,000 for obscene gesture in NFC Championship

    Pro Football Talk "We’re waiting to hear from the league regarding the investigation into the Patriots’ alleged use of under-inflated footballs, but the league has reportedly acted on another issue from last Sunday. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the league has fined Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch..." January 23

  • Sherman on Brady's clean-cut image: 'We know him to be otherwise' "On Monday, before Deflategate had taken on a life of its own, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was talking about the Seahawks (weird, we know), Richard Sherman, and the whole "You mad, bro?" meme from two years ago. "Truthfully, at that time, I thought he was just coming up to say 'good game.'..." January 22

  • Sherman: Brady started trash talk in 2012

    ESPN Boston "Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady started the trash talking in the 2012 regular-season game in which Sherman walked up to Brady after Seattle's 24-23 victory and asked, "You mad, bro?" "He was pretty much saying that we were nobodies,"..." January 22

  • Is Angry Doug Baldwin’s act getting old?

    Seattle Times "What has become a surprisingly big storyline in the wake of Seattle’s 28-22 win over Green Bay Sunday for the NFC Championship game is Doug Baldwin’s rant at reporters who were waiting outside the locker room. In case you missed it, it was recounted here by ESPN’s Terry Blount as Baldwin chided..." January 21

  • Marshawn Lynch honored with NEW Weed Strain ... Beastmode 2.0 "Marshawn Lynch is getting one of the highest honors one can receive in Seattle -- a SECOND strain of weed has been named after the NFL star ... and we're told it's as strong as Beastmode himself. We spoke with Nate "Diggity" Johnson -- owner of the Queen Anne Cannabis Club in Seattle -- who..." January 21

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    Seattle Seahawks @Seahawks

    Sherman on his elbow's range of motion: "If I had to slap my brother, I'd be able to do it (smiles)." #SB49

  • Richard Sherman Selling “You Mad Bro?” T-Shirts for Super Bowl

    Sportsnaut "The last time Seattle Seahawks’ cornerback Richard Sherman faced quarterback Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, Seattle won. Sherman also sought out Brady and had a sarcastic comment to to make to him following the game. In honor of coming face to face with each other after two years,..." January 21

  • Seahawks fan rejects $20K, will give famed football back to Kearse

    Komo News "It is the pass that put the Seattle Seahawks into the Super Bowl -- again. In overtime, Russell Wilson threw it to Jermaine Kearse, who threw it to... Scott Shelton? The fan sitting in end zone seats caught the ball when Kearse heaved it into the stands in celebration. And now his life has..." January 20

  • Seahawks say brotherhood, belief is why they are in the Super Bowl again

    Tacoma News Tribune "The rest of the Pacific Northwest was still buzzing over his catch that sent the Seahawks to the Super Bowl. So how did Jermaine Kearse celebrate one of the greatest plays in Washington state’s sporting history? “I went to church and had dinner at home,” Seattle’s newest hometown hero from..." January 20

  • Report: Seahawks' Lynch could face fine for obscene gesture

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch could be facing more fines from the NFL after he made an obscene gesture following a touchdown in the fourth quarter of Sunday's NFC title game against the Packers, according to ESPN. Lynch wasn't flagged for the gesture, but he could have been penalized for..." January 20

  • Richard Sherman suffered sprained elbow, MRI reveals "Tests have revealed promising news for the Seattle Seahawks and star cornerback Richard Sherman. NFL Media's Albert Breer reported Monday that an MRI showed that Sherman suffered a sprained elbow during Sunday's NFC Championship Game win over the Green Bay Packers. He should be able to play in..." January 20

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    Seattle Seahawks @Seahawks

    We apologize for poor judgment shown in a tweet sent earlier. We did not intend to compare football to the civil rights legacy of Dr. King.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Text on Seahawks S Earl Thomas, who has a dislocated shoulder: "Earl will play in the Super Bowl, don’t even waste any time on the story."

  • Sherman, Thomas: We'll play in SB "Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman and free safety Earl Thomas both suffered injuries in the team's 28-22 overtime win against the Green Bay Packers in Sunday's NFC Championship Game. Sherman suffered an elbow injury in the fourth quarter while Thomas injured his shoulder in the first..." January 19

  • Seahawks' Russell Wilson fulfills prophecy of amazing finish "Russell Wilson is not a seer, and he did not arrive at CenturyLink Field for Sunday's NFC Championship Game in Doc Brown's DeLorean. Yet the Seattle Seahawks' third-year quarterback does believe fervently in the power of visualization, and last week, as he played through scenarios surrounding his..." January 19

  • Seattle’s Super Bowl only delays Falcons’ likely hiring of Quinn

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Even if the Falcons have to wait two weeks to officially hire their next head coach, it doesn’t mean they really have to wait two weeks to … well, unofficially hire their next head coach. Seattle’s improbable, 28-22 come-from-behind overtime win over Green Bay in the NFC championship Sunday..." January 19

  • Seahawks rally stuns Packers 28-22 in OT for NFC title

    Seattle Times "From unbelievably disappointing to simply unbelievable. That was the Seahawks Sunday as they scored 15 points in the final 2:09 to force overtime and then scored the winning points in shocking fashion to advance to the Super Bowl for a second straight season. Russell Wilson hit Jermaine..." January 18

  • Earl Thomas heads to locker room with shoulder injury

    Pro Football Talk "The bad news is that the Seahawks are down 16-0 at home to the Packers in the NFC title game. The worse news is that they may have to mount a comeback without safety Earl Thomas. Thomas suffered the injury while diving to make a tackle on Green Bay’s most recent drive, which resulted in Green..." January 18

  • Justin Britt inactive for Seahawks

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks waited until Sunday to make a decision about right tackle Justin Britt’s availability for the NFC Championship game, but the extra time didn’t work out in Britt’s favor. Britt is inactive for the matchup with the Packers due to a knee injury. Alvin Bailey will start in his place...." January 18

  • Packers have to hope Russell Wilson’s fumble luck runs out

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has done something extraordinarily lucky this season: He hasn’t lost a fumble. It might sound unfair to call it “lucky” that Wilson hasn’t lost a fumble. After all, some quarterbacks are good at protecting the ball and some quarterbacks aren’t, and the ones..." January 18

  • Falcons to interview Dan Quinn again as soon as Monday

    Pro Football Talk "With five coaching vacancies filled and a sixth one pegged for Gary Kubiak, one remains open: The Falcons. It may not be open for long. If the Packers upset the Seahawks on Sunday, Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn could have the job by the middle of the week. Even if the Seahawks win,..." January 18

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Seahawks are expecting to lose Dan Quinn to #Falcons, who have privately told people their plan is to hire him. They’ll meet Monday

  • NFL won’t let Marshawn Lynch play in his gold cleats

    Pro Football Talk "Marshawn Lynch probably isn’t feeling very thankful right now. Lynch had planned to wear gold cleats for Sunday’s NFC title game. The league found out about it. According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports, the NFL told Lynch that, if he wears the cleats, he’ll be ejected from the game. Per..." January 18

  • Seahawks defense ready to pursue Aaron Rodgers, NFL legacy

    USA Today "Seattle Seahawks defensive players oozed a self-assured vibe during this week's preparation for the NFC Championship Game against Aaron Rodgers and the high-octane Green Bay Packers offense. That Seattle's peaking defense exuded such swagger came as no surprise to coordinator Dan..." January 17

  • Seattle OT Justin Britt questionable for Sunday’s game against Packers

    Seattle Times "The Seattle Seahawks ended their week of preparation for the NFC title game with one significant injury question mark — the status of right tackle Justin Britt. Britt was limited again in practice today with a sore knee that coach Pete Carroll said dates to the divisional playoff win over..." January 17

  • Golden Tate denies affair with Russell Wilson's ex-wife, being punched by Percy Harvin

    SB Nation "Golden Tate is tired of hearing his name pop up in social media rumors, to the point that he felt compelled to address them in an open letter to NFL fans. In the letter, which was published Friday on The Cauldron, the Detroit Lions wide receiver shot down reports of an affair with Russell Wilson's..." January 17

  • Dan Quinn Will Be The Falcons Hire, Per League Source

    The Falcoholic "league source has confirmed to me that Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, who has been identified in recent days as one of the Falcons' top targets to fill their head coach vacancy, is likely to be the Falcons' new coach whenever the Seattle Seahawks' playoff run ends. Don't expect the..." January 16

  • Earl Thomas "not buying" Aaron Rodgers' leg injury "Seattle Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas has heard all the talk about Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers being limited because of his torn calf muscle. “I'm not buying into this leg issue,” Thomas said. “I saw him scramble close to the goal line on the Cowboys, so he's not fooling me with..." January 16

  • Pete Carroll: Clay Matthews one of my biggest misses "When the Green Bay Packers travel to Seattle on Sunday, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll will have the luxury at least six or seven defensive players developed into stars capable of taking over the NFC Championship Game. One of his biggest coaching regrets, though, will be stationed on the opposing..." January 16

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    Dianna Marie Russini @NBCdianna

    Dan Quinn wants Falcons head coaching job per source. Now, can Atlanta wait?

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Could end up replacing Joe Philbin next month, regardless of what the Dolphins are saying. Jets had that concern, at least to some degree