Seahawks Rumors & News

  • Pete Carroll surprised by penalty

    ESPN.com "Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll expressed disappointment and surprise Wednesday about the penalty the NFL issued the team Tuesday for violating the offseason no-contact rule in a minicamp practice when a fight occurred between cornerback Richard Sherman and wide receiver Phil Bates. "I'm..." August 28

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    Chris Mortensen @mortreport

    Seahawks & Pete Carroll collectively fined by than $300,000 by NFL for violation of off-season non-contact rules, per sources.

  • Richard Sherman fight brought NFLPA investigation

    SB Nation "A skirmish between cornerback Richard Sherman and a teammate at an offseason minicamp brought some hefty fines down on the Seahawks. The Seattle Seahawks were just hit with a hefty fine that totaled more than $300,000, thanks to once again dipping into the well of violating the rules of..." August 27

  • Seahawks shrink roster to 75-man limit

    Covers.com "The Seattle Seahawks reduced their roster to the NFL limit of 75 before the Tuesday deadline. The Seahawks placed linebacker Heath Farwell, cornerback A.J. Jefferson and guard C.J. Davis on injured reserve, designated defensive tackle Michael Brooks, wide receiver David Gilreath and linebacker..." August 26

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    Chris Mortensen @mortreport

    Seahawks & Pete Carroll collectively fined by than $300,000 by NFL for violation of off-season non-contact rules, per sources.

  • NFLPA hopeful Sean Gilbert proposes $1M minimum salary, 18 games, other changes

    Yahoo! Sports "Sean Gilbert and DeMaurice Smith need to go at it, town-hall style battle-royale style in a debate. After all, these are the two men who could go head-to-head for the NFLPA executive director spot soon, even if the sitting executive director Smith has no plans of leaving his post. Gilbert, the..." August 26

  • Seahawks CB Richard Sherman on rules points of emphasis: “We didn’t adjust anything”

    Herald Net "As the flags continue to fly this preseason, there has been a lot of talk about the Seahawks defense, and their secondary in particular. When the NFL decided to make defensive holding and illegal contact a point of emphasis for 2014, the assumption made by most was that it was basically a “Legion..." August 26

  • Report says Seahawks waive Jeffcoat and Terrell Thomas

    Seattle Times "While the Seahawks have yet to announce any moves, a Tweet from Tom Pelissero of USA Today says the team has waived linebacker Jackson Jeffcoat and safety Terrell Thomas. Jeffcoat was an undrafted free agent from Texas whom the team gave a $15,000 bonus when signing him as the draft ended, tied..." August 25

  • Seahawks seem to be serious about letting Earl Thomas return punts

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks safety Earl Thomas may be earning that new contract in an unusual way. One of the key players on the team’s defense could also be the team’s top punt returner for 2014. Few took the possibility seriously in May, when coach Pete Carroll called Thomas the top option given the departure..." August 23

  • Seahawks use big first half to rout Bears 34-6

    Seattle Post-Intelligencer "Seattle's defense is expected to be among the best in the NFL again. If Russell Wilson and the Seahawks' offense can play this well in the regular season, look out. It's still just the preseason, but for the second straight week Wilson and the Seahawks weren't stopped. Wilson threw for two..." August 23

  • Justin Britt looks set to win Seahawks starting right tackle job

    Pro Football Talk "The Seattle Seahawks hoped Justin Britt would develop into their starting right tackle when they selected him in the second round of the draft out of the University of Missouri in May. Turns out he may ascend to the starting role even earlier than anticipated. Britt appears set to win the..." August 22

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    Curtis Crabtree @Curtis_Crabtree

    Pete Carroll said Marshawn Lynch will get some work this week. "It's time for him to get some carries." Would be first touches of preseason.

  • The NFL's Most Valuable Teams

    Forbes.com "Just because the auction of the Buffalo Bills is having a tough time drawing bids above $1 billion two years after the Cleveland Browns sold for $987 million, and just weeks after the National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Clippers were sold for $2 billion, doesn’t mean the National..." August 20

  • Jerry Jones blames teams like Seattle for more penalties

    Fox Sports Southwest "It's no secret that we’ve seen a lot more yellow on the field this preseason. Last Friday, 32 penalties were assessed in New Orleans' 31-24 victory over Tennessee. According to research done by Sports Day columnist Rick Gosselin, the most called in a single game last season was 27. The NFL..." August 20

  • DeAngelo Hall on penalty emphasis: Seahawks got their ring, now we have to deal with consequences

    Pro Football Talk "The amount of flags for defensive holding and illegal contact have been a major talking point throughout the preseason and one player affected by them thinks he knows why the league moved to emphasize those calls this season. Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall said there are “no ifs, ands or..." August 20

  • Seahawks getting healthier at linebacker

    Seattle Times "Seattle’s linebacking corps took another step toward getting healthy Monday as Malcolm Smith and Korey Toomer each returned to practice. Each remains limited, and it remains unclear when either will play. But putting on the pads and getting back on the field was a sign that each is getting..." August 19

  • Seahawks coach Pete Carroll sees NFL self-correcting overuse of calling penalties this preseason

    Tacoma News Tribune "So much for Flag Day only being a holiday in June. As expected, the Seahawks — and the rest of the NFL — have endured an avalanche of penalty flags on each exhibition game day through two preseason weekends. Entering Sunday’s two exhibition games plus Monday night’s Cleveland-Washington..." August 18

  • Simon stymied by illegal contact emphasis

    ESPN.com "The Seattle Seahawks would have won 48-7 Friday night over the San Diego Chargers instead of 41-14 if an exciting 103-yard interception return by cornerback Tharold Simon had counted. Simon’s athletic play, however, was called back when he was flagged for illegal contact, the new point of..." August 17

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    Jayson Jenks @JaysonJenks

    Earl Thomas on returning punts: pic.twitter.com/Y3Ff8WDiOT

  • Seattle beats down San Diego

    Seattle Blog "After a shaky first preseason game last week in Denver, the Seahawks returned home Friday to put on their trademark CenturyLink Field spectacle. Yes, it was only Seattle’s second preseason game, but it showed marked improvement by the Hawks in several key areas. Returning to form were the..." August 16

  • Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch cleared in assault investigation

    ESPN.com "Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been cleared of any involvement in an assault and property damage accusation, the Bellevue, Washington, police department said Wednesday night. "The Bellevue Police Department has determined that Marshawn Lynch was not involved in this incident..." August 14

  • Percy Harvin reaching 'new gears' at Seahawks camp

    NFL.com "The health of Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin has been a trending topic in Seattle throughout the offseason. The concern is such that Harvin getting accidentally stepped on Tuesday at practice sent everyone a-Twitter. (No worries, "12s," he was fine.) The reviews of Harvin have been..." August 14

  • Who should you draft with the No. 1 pick in fantasy football?

    USA Today "LeSean McCoy is in the best position to succeed Tim Heaney, senior fantasy writer: Why blindly pick last year’s top running back at No. 1? Jamaal Charles is a first-rounder, but 12 rushing scores and 70 receptions are hard to repeat, even with Andy Reid running things. After his monumental..." August 13

  • Seahawks believe charges against Marshawn Lynch are 'bogus'

    Yahoo! Sports "The Seattle Seahawks have done their own investigating into the allegations of assault and personal property damage against running back Marshawn Lynch and have come to a conclusion. They're not buying them. From a Seahawks spokesperson: While we maintain the utmost respect for the..." August 12

  • Seahawks Marshawn Lynch investigated in alleged assault

    Seattle Blog "Bellevue police officers are investigating Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch after receiving an “allegation of an assault and personal property damage” at a Bellevue apartment, according to a news release from the department. According to police, the alleged incident was reported to..." August 12

  • Linebacker Brock Coyle making an impact despite being undrafted

    Seattle Times "There’s a phrase Seahawks coaches regularly use once they have determined that a young player has shown the ability to perform when the lights are the brightest. “The game,’’ they’ll say, “isn’t too big for him.’’ It’s a quality that coaches look for in younger players. How will they react..." August 10

  • Broncos' DeMarcus Ware cuts to chase in pursuit of Seattle QB Russell Wilson

    Denver Post "The Broncos knew DeMarcus Ware was a quick study. Less certain was whether the veteran defensive end was still quick. After consecutive pedestrian seasons by his standards, including his first injury absence, Ware responded with authority in the preseason opener Thursday night. During the..." August 08

  • Broncos defeat Seahawks in preseason opener; Peyton Manning efficient, tough

    Denver Post "Let's not be silly about this. An encouraging preseason opener is a long way from a Super Bowl beatdown. Revenge is for February, maybe even September, but never in August. Yet, there was satisfaction, maybe even a touch of glee, in the Broncos for not only standing up to the bullying..." August 08

  • When will NFL consider marijuana reform?

    USA Today "The NFL has not yet ruled on what’s next for Cleveland’s Josh Gordon, but the Cleveland Plain-Dealer’s Mary Kay Cabot is reporting the Browns are bracing for the star wide receiver to be out eight games. Gordon appealed his positive drug test earlier this week. His appeal is based on the..." August 08

  • Kam Chancellor, Russell Okung on schedule from offseason surgeries

    Pro Football Talk "After being relegated to spectator duty over the first 10 days of training camp, safety Kam Chancellor and left tackle Russell Okung both returned to limited participation this week as they continue to recover from offseason surgeries. Chancellor had surgery to fix a troublesome hip that has..." August 06

  • Seahawks sign CB Trey Wolfe, waive S Dion Bailey

    Field Gulls "The Seahawks have signed CB Trey Wolfe and waived/injured Dion Bailey. Bailey will hit the waiver wire and if no teams claim him, he'll likely head to the injured reserve after suffering a pretty bad ankle sprain in Saturday's mock game. Wolfe was here in Seattle earlier this summer for the..." August 05

  • Sherman: Peterson feud 'all fun'

    ESPN.com "Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said Monday he has no problem with his ongoing Twitter banter with Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson, but he still has issues with San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree. Peterson recently became the highest-paid cornerback in..." August 05

  • Seahawks sign Wade Smith

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks have added a veteran offensive lineman to their roster ahead of the start of the preseason schedule. Alex Marvez of FOXSports.com reported that the team has signed Wade Smith to a one-year deal on Monday afternoon and Smith confirmed the news on Twitter a short time later." August 04

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    John Boyle @johnpboyle

    Pete Carroll said Kam Chancellor is "on the verge" of returning to practice. Malcolm Smith likely a week away.

  • Seahawks waive/injured Michael Bowie

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks have waived/injured an offensive lineman who started eight games for them a season ago. The club announced Saturday it was placing second-year tackle Michael Bowie on waivers with the “injured” designation. According to Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times, coach Pete Carroll..." August 02

  • DB Shead a man of many roles

    Tacoma News Tribune "You might have a sore eye at the end of the day trying to keep track of DeShawn Shead on the Seattle Seahawks’ practice field. With Kam Chancellor still out after offseason hip surgery, Shead has been pushed into action at three different positions the past two months — cornerback, free safety..." August 02

  • Marshawn Lynch took offer from May

    ESPN.com "Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch wanted $5 million more this season than the concessions he received on his contract before ending his eight-day holdout Thursday, sources confirmed Friday. The additional $1.5 million Lynch was given, bumping his guaranteed compensation from $5..." August 02

  • Difference of opinion on Lynch fines

    Pro Football Talk "There’s no dispute that Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch returned to the fold on Thursday with an adjusted contract that moves money around but gives him no new dollars, in theory. (It nevertheless makes $1 million a lot easier to earn, and nudges $500,000 from 2015 to 2014.) In contrast,..." August 01

  • Marshawn Lynch ends holdout, reports to training camp

    Seattle Times "Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch ended his seven-day holdout today and reported to training camp for the defending champion Seahawks. Lynch reported to camp this afternoon following the team’s morning practice, which was the sixth he had missed as he attempted to get either a new contract..." August 01

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    Full details on revised Marshawn Lynch deal coming at PFT. New base for 2014 is $6 million with $500,000 signing bonus.

  • Seahawks G.M. on Lynch holdout: “Next man up”

    Pro Football Talk "The Marshawn Lynch holdout continues. And the team continues to create the impression that it’s not worried by his absence. Even if it is. Asked on Tuesday by ESPN’s John Clayton whether the team is concerned about the situation, G.M. John Schneider reiterated the team’s philosophy when..." July 30

  • Richard Sherman takes jab at Patrick Peterson after Peterson’s extension

    Larry Brown Sports "Patrick Peterson announced on Tuesday night that he has signed a five-year, $70 million contract extension with the Arizona Cardinals. This next piece of information may shock you — Richard Sherman did not congratulate him. Peterson’s deal, which he says includes $48 million guaranteed, is one..." July 30

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    This does not include daily $30,000 fine Seattle can impose. As of today, Marshawn Lynch's fine total now stands at $455,000 - and growing.

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    Liz Mathews 710 ESPN @Liz_Mathews

    Carroll said that TE Anthony McCoy hurt his Achilles in practice today. Both Carpenter and Wagner with calf injuries. #Seahawks

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    Bob Condotta @bcondotta

    Pete Carroll after practice on Lynch: "I love this kid. I hope he will figure it out and it will all make sense and it will come. ...

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    NFLPA president Eric Winston signs a one-year deal with the Seahawks, per league source.

  • Rule emphasis could limit Seahawks

    Tacoma News Tribune "Tweets dispatched by former NFL vice president of officiating Mike Pereira last week felt as though they had a Seattle Seahawks vibe to them. Pereira used Twitter to send out highlights from the NFL’s officiating conference. His first notable takeaway: Illegal contact and defensive holding will..." July 29

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Terrell Thomas has agreed to a deal with the #Seahawks, source confirmed.

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    Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

    Former Cowboys RB Phillip Tanner worked out for Seattle today.

  • Percy Harvin’s feeling “immensely good” in Seahawks camp

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks might be missing the engine to their offense at the moment, but they do have another key part back. While Marshawn Lynch is holding out, they can at least look to the fact they have a healthy Percy Harvin. A year ago this time, Harvin was going on the PUP list and having hip..." July 26

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