Seahawks Rumors & News

  • Seahawks GM: Nobody is going to wear No. 24

    NFL.com "No Seattle Seahawks player will wear Marshawn Lynch's No. 24 in 2016. General manager John Schneider confirmed Monday the team wouldn't be giving out that jersey number. "One of my last conversations with Marshawn was that nobody was going to wear No. 24 this year in the regular season,"..." May 02

  • From best picks to the puzzlers, reviewing the Seahawks’ draft selections

    Seattle Times "The seventh NFL draft of the Pete Carroll/John Schneider era at times veered off their previously charted path. As Pete Carroll joked when he sat down to meet the media Thursday night “so this is what a first-round news conference feels like’’ a reference to the fact that the team hadn’t needed..." May 02

  • Doug Baldwin: Seahawks shouldn’t give out Marshawn’s No. 24

    Pro Football Talk "As the Seahawks add a class of rookie players to this year’s team, receiver Doug Baldwin has a request: Don’t give anyone the No. 24, worn by running back Marshawn Lynch. Baldwin took to Twitter on Saturday evening after the draft concluded with a tweet directed at coach Pete Carroll, saying..." May 01

  • Oregon QB Vernon Adams to attend Seahawks rookie mini-camp on a tryout basis

    Seattle Times "Former Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams will attend the Seahawks’ rookie mini-camp May 6-8 on a tryout basis, a league source confirmed to the Seattle Times. Adams did not get selected in the NFL draft and did not sign as an undrafted free agent. The news of Adams’ tryout with Seattle was first..." May 01

  • Seahawks ink former TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin

    The Score "The Seattle Seahawks have had success with an undersized quarterback who dominated the college ranks in the past, and hope history repeats itself with Trevone Boykin. The former TCU star joined the club as an undrafted free agent Saturday in a move that could clear up the murky backup..." May 01

  • Seahawks say Lynch hasn't filed retirement papers yet

    Bleacher Report "If Marshawn Lynch's NFL career is really over, the star running back is taking his time with making it official. Per Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times, the Seattle Seahawks said Lynch had not filed his retirement papers as of Saturday, adding that the team has "prepared for him to do it..." May 01

  • Seahawks' Ryan calls for the end of 'Mr. Irrelevant' tag

    The Score "Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan is demanding more compassion during the final day of the draft. The final pick of the event is deemed "Mr. Irrelevant", a label that Ryan took issue with after Kalan Reed was selected by the Tennessee Titans." May 01

  • Seahawks add RB Alex Collins to intriguing young backfield

    The Score "The Seattle Seahawks have selected running back Alex Collins out of Arkansas in the fifth round of the 2016 NFL Draft. Collins joins fellow rookie running back C.J. Prosise, whom the Seahawks drafted in the third round, as part of an intriguing young backfield that already includes Thomas Rawls." April 30

  • Seahawks expect running back C.J. Prosise to fill third-down role

    Seattle Times "The Seahawks have a precise vision for third-round running back C.J. Prosise, and it is a role they had no clear answer for on the roster until they drafted him. The Seahawks wanted Prosise, a Notre Dame running back, to be their third-down and pass-catching running back, a job held in previous..." April 30

  • Seahawks add to backfield with C.J. Prosise in 3rd round

    The Score "The Seattle Seahawks have selected running back C.J. Prosise out of Notre Dame in the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft, 90th overall. With Thomas Rawls still working his way back from injury, Prosise could conceivably challenge for a significant role upon immediately joining Seattle's..." April 30

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Seahawks take OL Germain Ifede. So they get their pick of the 2nd tier of OL here and they got a haul from SF to drop back and get him

  • Seahawks take Germain Ifedi with first-round pick in NFL draft

    Seattle Times "The Seahawks indeed addressed what appeared to be their most obvious need, taking Texas A&M offensive lineman Germain Ifedi with their first-round pick Thursday night. The Seahawks made the pick at No. 31 after trading with the Denver Broncos. For moving down five spots, the Seahawks..." April 29

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    Patrick Smyth @psmyth12

    Broncos have traded 1-31 and 3-94 to Seattle for 1-26.

  • Seahawks make moves in case they trade out of first again

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks actually have a first-round pick this year, at least for the moment. But they’ve covered themselves with some transactions, just in case they end up not using it again. The team announced they had signed former Panthers tight end Brandon Williams and former Saints defensive end..." April 28

  • Cris Collinsworth to call Thursday Night Football with Mike Tirico

    Awful Announcing "It’s been widely reported that Mike Tirico will be joining NBC and calling Thursday Night Football this season. According to the Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson, his partner will be Sunday Night Football analyst Cris Collinsworth: At the NFL owners meetings in Boca Raton last month, NBC Sports..." April 28

  • Seahawks’ Thomas Rawls, Jimmy Graham recovering well from season-ending injuries

    Seattle Times "Injured Seahawks Thomas Rawls and Jimmy Graham have continued to do well in their recovery but it remains too early to set a specific timeline for their return, coach Pete Carroll said Tuesday. The recoveries from season-ending injuries for Seahawks players Thomas Rawls and Jimmy Graham have..." April 27

  • Nick Hayden visits Seahawks

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks added one veteran free agent to their defensive line mix when they signed Sealver Siliga earlier this offseason and they took a look at another defensive lineman on Monday. Sheil Kapadia of ESPN.com reports that the team visited with defensive tackle Nick Hayden. The Seahawks have..." April 26

  • From DeflateGate to tampering, how 4 teams forfeited picks in the 2016 NFL Draft

    SB Nation "Forfeited draft picks are a rare occurrence in the NFL, but they do happen -- just not as frequently as they did this year. In fact, the 2016 NFL Draft will have four teams forced to give up a pick due to various infractions. This is the biggest amount of lost picks since 2012, when the New..." April 26

  • Arrest warrant for Nick Moody thrown out after he appears in court

    Miami Herald "A pro football player from Miami Beach will cooperate after all in the trial of troubled but talented Oakland Raiders pass rusher Aldon Smith. A Miami-Dade judge on Monday quashed an arrest warrant for Nick Moody, who last week failed to show up in court to assure he would testify against his..." April 26

  • Report: Mike Tirico is leaving ESPN for NBC

    Sports Business Daily "Mike Tirico, one of ESPN’s best known on-air voices, is leaving the network for NBC, according to several sources. Tirico has been a mainstay with ESPN since '91, and given his many roles at ESPN, he will be an incredibly difficult talent to replace. Tirico has been ESPN's on-air face of the NFL,..." April 25

  • Sherman: NFL Draft analysts have 'no idea' what they're doing

    CBS Sports "If you turn your TV to ESPN or the NFL Network anytime between now and the first round of the NFL Draft on April 28, there's a good chance you're going to hear several analysts talking about the draft. If you find yourself in that situation, immediately turn your TV off, because draft..." April 24

  • With Super Bowl-winning offensive line gone, Seahawks expected to stock up in NFL draft

    Seattle Times "All five of Seattle’s offensive-line starters from their Super Bowl victory are gone. After focusing on quarterback and defense last year, the 2016 draft could be a chance to replenish the line, on a budget. When the Seahawks beat Denver in Super Bowl XLVIII, they did so with the highest-paid..." April 23

  • NFL players investing in cannabis pain-management

    Denver Post "The former Broncos’ quarterback and other retired and active NFL players believe Cannabidiol, or CBD, a nonpsychoactive compound in cannabis, could be an alternative to potent painkillers used by players in the league. Nestled at the base of the Flatirons and tucked behind a dog park is Jake..." April 23

  • Seahawks' Garry Gilliam: They'd like me to be the left tackle

    ESPN "Not long after Russell Okung signed his contract with the Denver Broncos, he happened to be visiting Los Angeles where Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Garry Gilliam was training this offseason. The pair had dinner together in a meeting that might have served as an unofficial passing of the..." April 22

  • Moody vanishes rather than testify in Aldon Smith's hit-and-run trial

    Miami Herald "An arrest warrant was issued Friday for a Miami Beach pro football player who is supposed to testify against troubled Oakland Raiders pass rusher Aldon Smith. Nick Moody was asked to appear in a Miami courtroom Friday to assure a judge that he would travel to California to take the stand in..." April 22

  • Marshawn Lynch's retirement includes school construction in Haiti

    Sporting News "Marshawn Lynch is making the most of his retirement. The former Seahawks running back last week traveled with ex-teammate Cliff Avril (along with Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch and Buccaneers tackle Godser Cherilus) to Port-au-Prince, Haiti. There, the athletes helped rebuild an elementary..." April 21

  • Richard Sherman: Locker room will benefit from Brandon Browner

    ESPN "Phase one of voluntary offseason workouts kicked off for the Seattle Seahawks Monday, and in addition to testing and a team meeting, the day was a chance for players to catch up after a few months away from team headquarters. Among those mingling with teammates in the Virginia Mason Athletic..." April 19

  • NFL $765 Million Concussion Accord Upheld by Appeals Court

    Bloomberg "The National Football League’s $765 million concussion settlement was given the all-clear by a federal appeals court. The ruling sets in motion the resolution of thousands of lawsuits covering more than 20,000 retired players. About 1 percent of players opted out of the settlement, which is to..." April 18

  • Seahawks reach agreement with Brandon Browner on 1-year deal

    Sporting News "The Seahawks are bringing back one of their former players that helped build the famous defensive powerhouse in Seattle known as the Legion of Boom. According to ESPN, the Seahawks and Browner agreed to a one-year contract Sunday. The financial terms of the deal are not yet known. " April 17

  • Seahawks GM John Schneider expects Jimmy Graham, Thomas Rawls to be ready for Week 1

    NFL.com "Two huge pieces of the Seattle Seahawks' offense remain question marks for the start of the season. Tight end Jimmy Graham tore his patellar tendon on Nov. 29. Running back Thomas Rawls broke his ankle on Dec. 13. In an interview with KJR-AM in Seattle on Wednesday, general manager John..." April 14

  • 9 franchise tag talks: 1 can alter NFL draft, 2 others could get ugly

    Yahoo! Sports "In an NFL draft class robust with defensive linemen, a player who has already proven to be among the NFL elite might be the name to watch on the opening night of the draft: the New York Jets' Muhammad Wilkerson. If Wilkerson, a defensive end, is traded, the Jets' asking price will be a first-round..." April 13

  • Study: Over '40 percent' of ex-NFLers tested had traumatic brain injury

    CBS Sports "The medical community continues to make strides in the study of concussions and one study, according to the American Academy of Neurology, claims "more than 40 percent" of retired NFL players studied had some sign of traumatic brain injury (TBI). The study conducted tests on 40 different former..." April 12

  • Ciara willed relationship with Russell Wilson into existence

    Page Six "Ask and you shall receive. “I remember telling my friend the kind of guy I wanted: a God-fearing man with a very fun spirit who loves kids and would really, truly care for me,” Ciara revealed in the May issue of Essence. After a year of dating, Russell Wilson popped the question to Ciara,..." April 12

  • Players with low Wonderlic scores are more likely to be arrested

    Pro Football Talk "The Wonderlic intelligence test that has long been part of the NFL’s pre-draft screening process is mocked by many as irrelevant to a player’s football playing ability. But one group of researchers says the Wonderlic can be valuable in predicting how a player will fare off the field. A paper..." April 12

  • NFL won’t stream any London games this year

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s live-stream of last year’s London game between the Jaguars and Bills was so wildly successful that the NFL will be doing it again. Sorry, that should be the NFL will not be doing it again. According to Jessica Toonkel of Reuters, the NFL won’t stream any of the three 2016 London..." April 12

  • Arbitrator upholds NFL's use of paid leave for players under personal conduct policy

    ESPN "An arbitrator has ruled against the NFL Players Association in its grievance, filed more than a year ago, that the league's personal conduct policy implemented in late 2014 violated terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The union had challenged the authority granted to commissioner..." April 11

  • Russell Wilson is endorsing a weird new educational football bread

    Eater "One company believes it is There's an emerging contender for "strangest futuristic comestible," and it's some sort of baked good called Eat the Ball. This apparent bread product is available in a variety of flavors and shapes, and it's been endorsed by several professional athletes. So, what is..." April 09

  • Nick Moody ordered to testify in Aldon Smith hit-and-run trial

    Miami Herald "A Miami-Dade judge on Friday ordered a former Florida State linebacker to testify in the DUI hit-and-run trial of troubled Oakland Raiders pass rusher Aldon Smith. Nick Moody, a free-agent linebacker who lives in Miami Beach, must report to California to testify in May, Circuit Judge Charles..." April 09

  • Seattle Seahawks Running Back Thomas Rawls: "My Recovery Is Coming Very Quickly"

    Seahawks.com "In the first segment of a three-part sit down interview with Q13 FOX's Bill Wixey, Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls, who had his promising rookie season cut short by an ankle injury last December, said he plans to "be ready for camp," something Seattle head coach Pete Carroll has said would..." April 07

  • Seahawks GM John Schneider doesn’t expect Kam Chancellor to hold out again

    Seattle Times "Appearing to add further validity to the thought that there has been a smoothing out in the relationship between Kam Chancellor and the Seahawks, Seattle general manager John Schneider said during a radio interview on ESPN 710 Seattle Tuesday morning he does not expect Chancellor to hold out in..." April 05

  • Report: NFL ditching rookie symposium, teams responsible

    Sportsnaut "In a strange move that could portent unintended negative consequences, the NFL has reportedly ditched its rookie symposium, per Paul Dehner Jr. of the Cincinnati Enquirer. The rookie symposium has been held every year for all the drafted rookies around the league the past 20 years. It is..." April 05

  • Roger Goodell returned to Twitter and NFL fans let him have it

    Fox Sports "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell returned to Twitter Tuesday for the first time in nearly two years to announce the league's new plan to stream Thursday night games on Twitter. Within seconds of Goodell's tweet, however, it was immediately apparent why the commissioner hasn't been on social media..." April 05

  • Twitter Said to Win NFL Deal for Thursday Streaming Rights

    Bloomberg "Twitter Inc., making a strategic push into online programming, won a deal to show Thursday night National Football League games online, a person familiar with the matter said. The social-media company was said to be bidding against a slate of heavyweights including Verizon Communications Inc.,..." April 05

  • Roger Goodell says expanded NFL playoffs will 'likely' happen

    CBS Sports "The topic of expanding the NFL postseason seems to come up every year, and every year, the league ends up nixing the idea. Don't be surprised if that changes soon, though. During a meeting with Jaguars season-ticket holders over the weekend, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said that the NFL..." April 05

  • What is the NFL’s actual position on the link between football and CTE?

    Pro Football Talk "So does the NFL concede that there’s a link between football and CTE? The answer isn’t as clear as it could be, or should be. NFL executive V.P. of player health and safety Jeff Miller recently told a Congressional committee that a link exists. Multiple owners have since questioned Miller’s..." April 04

  • Kam Chancellor on 2015 holdout: The past is the past

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor didn’t get the new contract he wanted after a holdout that extended into the 2015 regular season, which means he’s still set to make a non-guaranteed $5.1 million for the 2016 season. " April 03

  • Seattle Seahawks, DE Chris Clemons agree to terms

    Seahawks.com "The Seahawks brought back a piece of their Super Bowl XLVIII-winning defensive line on Friday afternoon, agreeing to terms on a contract with defensive end Chris Clemons. Clemons, who had 11.0 sacks over the last two seasons with the Jaguars while playing under former Seattle defensive..." April 02

  • Thomas Rawls says he’ll be back running soon

    Pro Football Talk "Seattle Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls‘ rookie season came to an abrupt halt when he suffered a broken ankle and ligament damage in a game against the Baltimore Ravens in December. Rawls rushed for 830 yards and four touchdowns in 13 total games and seven starts for Seattle last year in..." April 01

  • Now that Jermaine Kearse has new deal, Doug Baldwin will get his – eventually

    Tacoma News Tribune "Doug Baldwin recently got engaged. So he was already thinking of his future beyond this year. Then Jermaine Kearse unexpectedly re-signed with the Seahawks. Now Baldwin’s absolutely considering what’s next for him. Seattle’s biggest surprise of March was re-signing Kearse to a three-year..." March 31

  • Report: NFL cancels veteran combine

    The Score "The NFL cancelled the veteran combine this year, according to Yahoo Sports' Eric Edholm. In an initiative built to provide veterans with a chance to re-enter the league, the league debuted the inaugural NFL Veteran Combine last March. Unfortunately, the combine did little to bolster the..." March 31

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