Seahawks Rumors & News

  • Missed FGs leave Cardinals, Seahawks with tie

    The Sports Xchange "GLENDALE, Ariz. -- In a game featuring two blocked kicks and missed field goals that would have won the game for both teams on what essentially were chip shots, the Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks wound up settling for a 6-6 tie Sunday night at University of Phoenix Stadium. Cardinals..." October 24

  • Russell Wilson has more heart than knee or ankle at the moment

    Pro Football Talk "Russell Wilson’s only rushing attempt of the night was in the first quarter, and he lost a pair of yards, and they didn’t bother calling any more runs for him. Mostly, that was because the Seahawks wasn’t physically able to execute them, as he’s clearly still bothered by knee and ankle..." October 24

  • Russell Wilson suggests do-or-die field goal to break ties

    Larry Brown Sports "Russell Wilson is not a big fan of ties. The Seattle Seahawks quarterback was on the end of one Sunday night, and he suggested a way to break the tie: a field goal contest. “Let’s say we’re the away team,” Wilson suggested, via Sheil Kapadia of ESPN. “We win the coin toss, we get the ball on..." October 24

  • Goodell blames fans for not understanding NFL’s domestic violence policy

    The Comeback "Roger Goodell gave an interview to BBC Sports, in which he essentially says the league’s handling of domestic violence suspensions is fine. He blames fan ignorance or narrow-mindedness for the perception that he’s not going far enough. Roger Goodell is essentially the man behind the curtain,..." October 22

  • Introduces “Roster Options,” Which Is Basically a Way to Profit Off People Cheating at Fantasy Football

    Total Pro Sports "One of the key components of fantasy football is agonizing over your weekly roster, trying to decide which players are due for a big game and which should remain on the bench. It’s what makes fantasy football gratifying. If we didn’t have to use knowledge and instinct to make tough choices, we..." October 22

  • Kam Chancellor doubtful this week, but Jimmy Graham is OK

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks are likley to be without Kam Chancellor again this week. The veteran safety is listed as doubtful for Sunday night’s game against the Cardinals, not making enough progress from the hip injury which kept him out of last week’s game." October 21

  • Is Ciara Pregnant With Baby No. 2?

    E News "Is Ciara about to become a mom again? That's the question on many fans' minds recently, particularly on the heels of her recent public appearance as Revlon's newest global brand ambassador. The "Goodies" songstress arrived to the Refinery Hotel in New York City on Tuesday night in honor of..." October 20

  • Seahawks K Steven Hauschka reveals his name has been misspelled for years

    Fox Sports "The NFL has had a rough couple of weeks when it comes to spelling players’ names correctly. First it was Everson Griffen, then it was Prince Amukamara one week later. As bad as it was for those two players, imagine having your first name spelled wrong for years. That’s what Steven (or Stephen)..." October 20

  • The NFL is cracking down hard on illegal celebrations. Players and fans ask, why?

    Washington Post "Twerking? Don’t do it, Antonio Brown. Shooting a fake bow and arrow? No way, Josh Norman and Brandin Cooks. Taking off your helmet? Nope, Odell Beckham Jr. Shooting a jump shot over the crossbar? Forget about it, Vernon Davis. NFL officials are throwing penalty flags for illegal..." October 20

  • Seahawks coach Pete Carroll sticks up for Microsoft Surface tablets, even if he doesn’t really use them

    Seattle Times "Seahawks coach Pete Carroll quickly brushed off the first question that came his way during his regular weekly press conference Wednesday to instead address the burning issue of the day. “I was really going to talk to you about the tablets,” Carroll said with a smile. It was a reference to..." October 20

  • Seahawks TE Luke Willson has successful arthroscopic knee surgery

    Today's Pigskin "Seattle Seahawks fans got good news about tight end Luke Willson today. The team announced on Tuesday afternoon that the veteran tight end had successful arthroscopic right knee surgery at Seattle Surgery Center Tuesday morning. Head Team Physician Dr. Ed Khalfayan performed the..." October 19

  • Sagging NFL TV ratings leave owners scrambling for answers

    USA Today "It’s an election year, silly. That wasn’t the entire company line, but the impact of the dramatic presidential election cycle was certainly a prevailing sentiment as NFL owners gathered Tuesday for their quarterly meeting and assessed the league's unusual and precipitous dip in TV..." October 19

  • Sean McDonough rips NFL officiating, blames it for ratings decline

    Larry Brown Sports "The Arizona Cardinals and New York Jets did not exactly put on a great show Monday night, and the officiating didn’t help. Head official Jerome Boger and his crew threw a whopping 19 penalty flags, making the game — which was never close — extremely hard to watch. Ratings have been down across..." October 18

  • Michael Bennett's injury not serious; Thomas Rawls a couple weeks away

    ESPN "During his appearance on 710 ESPN Seattle's "Brock and Salk" show, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll provided updates on a number of injured players. Michael Bennett: Bennett was on the receiving end of a cut block in the second half Sunday and suffered a right knee injury. "I don’t know..." October 17

  • Carroll says Michael Bennett’s knee OK, he should play Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll told reporters Monday that tests on defensive end Michael Bennett’s knee showed no real damage and that he expects Bennett to be OK. Bennett was angry, to say the least, after taking a low block on the knee from Falcons tackle Jake Matthews during the third quarter..." October 17

  • Julio Jones: I was interfered with, but we’re on to the next one

    ESPN "Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones said there was no doubt Richard Sherman interfered with Jones on his team's final play in Atlanta's 26-24 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Jones tried to make a catch deep down the middle on fourth-and-10 with under two minutes remaining. Instead, QB..." October 17

  • Seahawks’ Michael Bennett irate about ‘scary’ cut block from Falcons’ Jake Matthews

    Seattle Times "The initial worry Michael Bennett had about suffering a major knee injury in the third quarter Sunday had turned instead to anger by the time the Seahawks finally pulled out a 26-24 win over the Atlanta Falcons. Bennett, Seattle’s standout defensive lineman, left the game with a knee injury..." October 17

  • Kam Chancellor (groin) inactive vs. Falcons "Seattle's matchup against Matt Ryan, Julio Jones and Co. just got a little more difficult. Safety Kam Chancellor (groin) is inactive for the Seahawks' game against the Falcons. The safety was listed as questionable prior to Sunday. Seattle will have to rely more on the coverage skills of..." October 16

  • Seahawks survive Falcons comeback attempt

    The Sports Xchange "SEATTLE -- Having already mounted a second-half rally from a double-digit halftime deficit, the Atlanta Falcons looked like they might have one more comeback in them on Sunday afternoon. A no-call on a long fourth-down pass into Seattle territory helped decide the Falcons' fate in a 26-24..." October 16

  • Richard Sherman likely to shadow Julio Jones on Sunday

    ESPN "Richard Sherman was asked Wednesday about the criticism that gets directed at cornerbacks who don't shadow opposing No. 1 wide receivers. "People are like, 'Oh man, you're not following him. You're scared of him.' It's like, I don't call the defense," Sherman said. "I don't call the plays...." October 13

  • Carroll: Russell Wilson “looks great” -- but healthy enough yet to rejoin slowed running game?

    Tacoma News Tribune "Though he’s still getting treatment and taking precautions for his sprained knee and ankle, Russell Wilson “looks great” after the Seahawks’ bye and four days before Seattle hosts fellow division leader Atlanta. That was coach Pete Carroll’s assessment before Wednesday’s practice, adding..." October 13

  • Donald Trump makes fun of NFL concussion protocol

    247 Sports "Donald Trump is apparently not a fan of the NFL's concussion protocol. The Republican nominee for president made fun of the amount of time players miss now due to head injuries. The NFL has made significant changes in its concussion protocol over the past few years. While players often miss a..." October 13

  • Pete Carroll on Falcons offense: ‘Just out of this world’

    Sportsnaut "The Seattle Seahawks defense will get a big test in the team’s Week 6 showdown against Matt Ryan, Julio Jones, and the Atlanta Falcons. Nobody knows this more than coach Pete Carroll. “Their offense is just out of this world right now,” Carroll said, per Sheil Kapadia of ESPN. “Their..." October 12

  • Seahawks' Bennett labels Trump 'disgrace' after comments on women

    Tacoma News Tribune "RENTON Talk in the Seahawks’ locker room is not the same as the “locker-room talk” Donald Trump described during the most recent presidential debate. That’s what Pro Bowl defensive end Michael Bennett and top wide receiver Doug Baldwin said Monday -- from inside Seattle’s locker room. They said..." October 11

  • How can an NFL player go broke?

    Sporting News "How can an NFL player go broke? Originally answered on Sept. 7, 2016. This question originally appeared on Quora , the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. You can follow Quora on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+ . Any number of..." October 08

  • Report: NFL Threatens To Fine Teams If They Use Too Much Footage On Social Media

    Deadspin "Buried in Albert Breer’s column for MMQB this morning was a nugget suggesting just how seriously the NFL is taking their declining primetime TV audiences. Ratings in the 18-t0-49 demographic have fallen between 12 and 16 percent for Thursday, Sunday, and Monday night games, and the NFL,..." October 07

  • Ratings Fumble for NFL Surprises Networks, Advertisers

    Pro Football Talk "Fewer people have been watching the NFL on TV this year. The NFL previously had said nothing about it. Now, the NFL has. And it’s along the lines of, “All is well.” “We’re missing some stars out there,” NFL media chief Brian Rolapp said, via the Wall Street Journal. Indeed they are, in part..." October 07

  • Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin says some NFL owners have stifled anthem protests

    Fox Sports "After San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's polarizing national anthem protest went viral and sparked passionate debate from fans and fellow players, many NFL teams across the league -- and even athletes outside of the NFL -- began protesting the national anthem in their own way in..." October 06

  • C.J. Spiller: From couch in S.C. to end zone for Seahawks in one well-timed week

    Tacoma News Tribune "When the Seahawks formed their game plan to beat the New York Jets last week, C.J. Spiller was absolutely not in it. He wasn’t even in the same state. Heck, he wasn’t even in the same time zone. Up until four days before Seattle’s latest win, the 29-year-old running back was at home in South..." October 06

  • Doug Baldwin, Seahawks meet with Seattle Police Department officers

    Larry Brown Sports "Doug Baldwin has been very outspoken on the topic of national anthem protests, and the Seattle Seahawks receiver is an advocate of establishing better relations between police officers and the community. On Monday, Baldwin and some teammates tried to make some progress on that front. According..." October 04

  • Seahawks place Mike Morgan on injured reserve

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks are placing linebacker Mike Morgan on injured reserve. Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll told reporters on Monday that Morgan will have sports hernia surgery. " October 03

  • Russell Wilson slept 2-3 hours a night to rehab more, had trainer move in with him

    Larry Brown Sports "Russell Wilson played through a high ankle sprain and a sprained MCL against the New York Jets on Sunday, but neither injury seemed to bother him. I guess when you sleep less so you can rehab more and have a personal trainer move into your house, the recovery period becomes a bit shorter. Last..." October 03

  • Will Seahawks have a Trevone Boykin package on Sunday?

    Pro Football Talk "Arizona State didn’t play a good first half of football at USC, and it got a lot worse just before halftime when the Sun Devils’ starting quarterback went down with an injury. Manny Wilkins got sacked with 2:24 left in the second quarter and immediately reached for his lower left leg.. Trainers..." October 02

  • Wilson plays through injury, excels against Jets

    The Sports Xchange "EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- As reporters filed into a conference room beneath MetLife Stadium for Russell Wilson's post-game press conference, somebody mentioned the Seattle Seahawks' team bus wouldn't leave without the quarterback. Especially after a game in which Wilson proved, yet again,..." October 02

  • Seahawks GM: Rawls out a month with fibula injury

    Seattle Times "Injured running back Thomas Rawls will be sidelined about another month, Seahawks general manager John Schneider said Sunday during his regular pre-game appearance on the team’s radio network. “Thomas is going to be out another month, or approximately a month,’’ Schneider said. Schneider..." October 02

  • Russell Wilson to wear custom knee brace Sunday vs. Jets "A week after suffering an MCL sprain that looked far worse than the reality, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will start on Sunday against the Jets. He'll wear a custom knee brace similar to those worn by players coming off a torn ACL, helping him continue his run of never missing a game. He..." October 02

  • Doug Baldwin receiving death threats over anthem protest

    Seattle Times "Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin says in an interview scheduled to air Tuesday on “60 Minutes Sports” that he has received death threats for actions he has taken in response to police shootings of African-Americans. “I did,” he said, according to a transcript provided by Showtime, which will air..." October 01

  • Seahawks expecting Russell Wilson to play this week

    Sportsnaut "Russell Wilson is expected to play this weekend for the Seattle Seahawks against the New York Jets despite suffering a knee injury in the game against the San Francisco 49ers last Sunday. After practicing on Wednesday and being expected to practice fully on Thursday afternoon, it would be..." September 29

  • Jets' Darrelle Revis refuses to discuss feud with Richard Sherman

    ESPN "Residual feelings from the Darrelle Revis-Richard Sherman feud, dormant for nearly three years, resurfaced Thursday in the New York Jets' locker room. Moments after declaring Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks "a must-win for us," the Jets' star cornerback's mood turned snippy when..." September 29

  • Senator introduces anti-online gambling bill to Congress

    Sportsnaut "Judicial and political systems at the state level continue to take up online gambling and daily fantasy sports. We’ve seen multiple instances in the past where online gaming itself has been banned at the state level. The most recent examples of this include daily fantasy sports in New York,..." September 29

  • Richard Sherman says players 'don't have a reason to trust the NFL'

    Fox Sports "Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is one of the more vocal players in the NFL, always sharing his thoughts on societal issues, as well as those surrounding the league itself. On Thursday, he shared a video via the Players’ Tribune on the relationship between players and the NFL – one..." September 29

  • Seahawks sign C.J. Spiller, coach Pete Carroll says

    ESPN "The Seahawks have signed free-agent running back C.J. Spiller, coach Pete Carroll said in a conference call Wednesday. The deal will be for one year and has been made official by the team. To make room on the roster, the Seahawks waived running back Terrence Magee. Spiller, 29, appeared in..." September 29

  • Seahawks should sit Russell Wilson vs. Jets

    Seattle Times "Warning: Blasphemy ahead. What I’m about to propose goes against every football instinct, and every fan’s most fervent wish. But I’m thinking Russell Wilson should sit Sunday. Wilson has proven his toughness beyond anyone’s questioning. And he has shown his improvisational genius, both..." September 28

  • Report: Russell Wilson out minimum of three weeks

    247 Sports "Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll revealed quarterback Russell Wilson's newest injury from Sunday was an MCL strain and he told 710 ESPN Seattle's "Brock and Salk" show that he was at least considering resting his franchise quarterback this week against the New York Jets on Sunday for an..." September 28

  • Christine Michael deserves to be starter, regardless of Thomas Rawls’ status

    Seattle Times "The question came in mid-August, two days after the Seahawks’ first preseason game, and I was 90 percent joking when I asked it. Thomas Rawls had just spent three minutes praising the evolution of Christine Michael, who was fresh off a seven-carry, 44-yard performance vs. the Chiefs. Rawls..." September 27

  • MRI confirms MCL sprain for Russell Wilson

    Sportsnaut "Pete Carroll spread some good news to Seattle Seahawks fans everywhere Monday when he confirmed that an MRI showed an MCL sprain for Russell Wilson." September 26

  • Michael Bennett: 49ers should start Kaepernick, Gabbert isn't a challenge

    Seattle Times "Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett stopped and talked with 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick on the field after Sunday’s 37-18 win against the 49ers. Their conversation? “I just talked about him getting a chance to play again,” Bennett said. “I think he’s a great quarterback. I..." September 26

  • Seahawks' Thomas Rawls: Out a few weeks with fibula injury

    CBS Sports "Rawls will be sidelined for a few weeks due to a fibula injury, The Seattle Times reports. Rawls' upcoming sideline stint comes after testing was conducted Monday to further investigate the lower leg injury that forced him to miss Sunday's win over the 49ers. " September 26

  • Report: Russell Wilson believed to have a sprained MCL

    Sportsnaut "The Seattle Seahawks got back on track Sunday, defeating the San Francisco 49ers 37-18. Though, it didn’t come without a scare. With the game already out of hand in the third quarter, Russell Wilson was sacked by Eli Harold. It’s a play that looked pretty darn ugly. Harold was called for a..." September 26

  • Wilson hurt in Seahawks' win over 49ers

    The Sports Xchange "SEATTLE -- The Seattle Seahawks finally put everything together to get their first complete win of the season Sunday, beating the San Francisco 49ers 37-18 in a game that was never in doubt, but afterward there was still one big question regarding the Seahawks' immediate future. Star..." September 25