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Agent wants Russell Wilson to be a ‘Seahawk for life’

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports Russell Wilson’s agent Mark Rodgers said Thursday that negotiations with the Seattle Seahawks on a new contract for Wilson have been “positive and encouraging.” “We’ve had an ongoing dialogue, not all of it being a negotiation,” Rodgers told 710 ESPN radio in Seattle. “Some of it just being philosophical and really trying to understand...
Via Sports-Glory
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson's agent says QB is fine with playing out contract

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson's agent Mark Rodgers said that the young signal caller is content playing out the final year of his contract. Rodgers, appearing on the “Brock and Salk” show on 710 ESPN, said there isn't any pressure in getting a deal done. "Neither side has any real deadlines. I know the public and the fans and some of the media has put a sense...
Via 60 Max Power O
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks have high expectations for RB Christine Michael, ready to make an impact in backfield

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is looking for more production from third-year running back Christine Michael and thinks that he could be the team's surprise star in 2015. He will battle fellow rusher Robert Turbin to backup starter Marshawn Lynch, who after another high amount of rushing attempts in 2014, should give Michael a shot at a larger role next year. "This is...
Via 60 Max Power O
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Irvin and Michael Bennett both no show for first day of Seahawks OTAs

A couple of weeks ago I wrote that the Seattle Seahawks should consider trading both Michael Bennett and Bruce Irvin to the Atlanta Falcons. It’s an admittedly difficult task to get equal value for those two, but getting rid of them may be more about addition by subtraction, because they are quickly becoming locker room trouble. Michael Bennett, Bruce Irvin skip Seahawks OTAs...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pete Carroll: Communication with Russell Wilson is ‘great’

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll appeared to make an encouraging comment about the protracted contract negotiations between the team and quarterback Russell Wilson before backing off a bit, leaving the exact progress the parties have made quite unclear. Carroll, not addressing any specifics, indicated things were progressing to the point that the sides were...Read More The...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How The Seattle Seahawks Will Or Won’t Stay On Top

It’s much easier to reach the top of the mountain than it is to stay on top of the mountain. Given the Seattle Seahawks’ most recent two-year run, NFL observers consider the Seahawks to be on the top of the heap. Or at least within about one yard of it. Offseason prognostications unanimously list the Seahawks as one of the top, it not the topmost, team to beat in the 2015 NFL...
Via Oregon Sports News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Richard Sherman Throws Down Sweet Dunk Warming Up For a Charity Game

Recently Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor hosted a basketball game to benefit his charity. He got some of his fellow Legion of Boom members to play in the game of course including Richard Sherman. Since part of the fun in events like this is putting on a show Sherman decided to give the fans one by throwing a pass to himself off the backboard and throwing down a pretty sweet...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks Sign Rookie DE Frank Clark & WR Tyler Lockett

The Seattle Seahawks have officially locked up their entire 2015 draft class with the signing of second-round DE Frank Clark and third-round WR Tyler Lockett. Seahawks have signed DE Frank Clark and WR Tyler Lockett. — Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) May 27, 2015 Seattle wound up sending their first-round pick to the Saints in return for TE Jimmy Graham, ... The post Seahawks Sign...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan goes ninja

Jon Ryan of the Seattle Seahawks is not your typical NFL punter. He is an extremely agile and athletic punter and Ryan showed off his athleticism earlier this week as he went on American Ninja Warrior. American Ninja Warrior is a television show where people try to get through an obstacle course that tests physical strength and endurance.  For example, it includes obstacles that...
Via EndZoneScore
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks open OTAs without several star players

The Seattle Seahawks began on-field organized team activities Tuesday with a number of their biggest stars missing. Russell Wilson, Jimmy Graham and Cliff Avril were absent for personal reasons. Michael Bennett and Bruce Irvin were just absent. Avril posted on Instagram about the death of his father. Lost a great man today… Ive learned so much from you Dad. I can...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

This Skittles themed Marshawn Lynch mural puts Picasso to shame

It’s just so beautiful for once I’m at a loss for words. Check out this mural we found on Reddit of Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch surrounded by Skittles greatness: via reddit AROUND COVER32 Five Things: Big NFL stories fans might have missed this weekend Power Rankings: The league’s defenses sorted from 1-32 Eat your heart out, Picasso. You may also be interested...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Wilson skipped OTAs to attend funeral with Graham

The news that Russell Wilson would be absent from the Seattle Seahawks OTA session on Tuesday may not be as significant as many would suspect as sources tell Pro Football Talk that the quarterback’s absence doesn’t have anything to do with protracted contract negotiations but a much nobler reason entirely. A league source reportedly informed...Read More The post Report: Russell...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks must protect Russell Wilson if they want to return to the Super Bowl

At this point, we all know that Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is a dual threat at the position. His ability to escape the pocket and create plays on the run separates him from anyone in this league. How long can he play like that though? The reason he’s been so successful relies heavily on his intelligence in avoiding big hits. Even with his outstanding football...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Russell Wilson to skip Seahawks' first OTAs this week

It’s already well documented that the Seattle Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson are at an impasse in contract extension negotiations. Entering the final year of his deal, Wilson is looking to potentially become the league’s highest-paid player. Meanwhile, Seattle doesn’t seem to be willing to come close to matching that demand. If things are split between the two sides...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Ryan comes up short on ‘American Ninja Warrior’ (Video)

Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan threw his name into the “American Ninja Warrior” competition this offseason, and his appearance aired on Monday night. He did about as well as you could expect. Ryan, who is one of the more athletic punters in the league, made it through two obstacles before losing a battle with the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Seattle Seahawks Punter Jon Ryan Attempts American Ninja Warrior Course

As much as we may not see them as athletes punters are indeed athletes. They have to be to do what they do. Yeah, most of them may tackle like a fat guy reaching out for a rice cake, but they don't exactly train to make tackles. Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan does a lot more than your average punter and there is no question--he is an athlete.He had to be to qualify for American...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Seahawks star Richard Sherman can dunk with the best of them

You might already know that Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman grew up playing baseball. You may not know that he can also dunk with the best of them. Over the weekend several Seahawks participated in a charity basketball game for Kam Chancellor’s foundation, and Sherman showed off some impressive hops during warmups… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: Big NFL stories fans...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

John Madden: Last play of Super Bowl will 'torment' Pete Carroll

In the sports world some losses cause more anguish than others. The old saying that losing by one point in the last second is more hard to handle than being blown out by 35 rings true in some cases. We have absolutely no idea what is going through the mind of Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll months after his team dropped a heart breaker in Super Bowl XLIX against the New...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Network analyst Heath Evans says TE Jimmy Graham is 'going to be running more wide open than he’s ever dreamed of'

NFL Network analyst Heath Evans believes the addition of Jimmy Graham to the Seahawks offense will make it 'tough' on opposing defenses trying to defend the option offense with quarterback Russell Wilson and running back Marshawn Lynch. “Let’s just talk about the specifics: the combination of  Lynch, Wilson and Graham is almost not fair,” Evans said, via the Seattle Times...
Via 60 Max Power O
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks position rank: defense edition

Last week I ranked the Seattle Seahawks by offensive position. This week I take a look at the defense. 1. Safety I decided to split up the Legion of Boom here. While the cohesive unit is better than the sum of its parts, I figured I’d look at corner and safety positions separately. It’s a tough call, but the safety position tops the defensive ranking. I have yet to see a better...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

How the new rule changes benefit the Seattle Seahawks

The NFL recently announced some rule changes regarding extra points that will go in effect beginning in the 2015 season. The three main points are: 1) Extra points will now be kicked from the 15-yard line 2) Two-point conversions remain at the 2-yard line 3) Defenses will be allowed to return blocked kicks, interceptions, and fumbles for touchdowns to be counted as two points for...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett compares Pete Carroll to Willy Wonka

There are more than a few people who are surprised when they learn that Pete Carroll is one of the oldest coaches in the NFL. Let’s face it — the guy runs around acting like a frat bro throughout most of the season. Defensive end Michael Bennett, who is entering his third season playing under...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett: Playing For Pete Carroll is ‘Like Playing For Willy Wonka’

What’s it like to play for Pete Carroll? Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett was just asked that very question and he gave a very interesting and amusing answer. “I would say he’s like playing for Willy Wonka,” Bennett told John Canzano of 750 AM The Game in Portland. “He’s crazy. He wants to be young. He’s just one of those guys who’s always upbeat and...
Via Gridiron Grit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks’ Jesse Williams Diagnosed With Cancer, Will Undergo Kidney Surgery

RENTON, Wash. — Seattle Seahawks reserve defensive tackle Jesse Williams will undergo kidney surgery after being diagnosed with cancer. The team announced Williams’ diagnosis of papillary type 2 cancer Monday but did not provide details. In a statement, Williams says he is going to focus on his health and, “fighting this battle with a return to football...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

UDFAs most likely to make the Seattle Seahawks’ roster

Every year for the past four seasons, the Seattle Seahawks have landed multiple undrafted free agents (UDFA) that have ended up producing for the team. In 2011, that list was headlined by Doug Baldwin and Ricardo Lockette. In 2012, it was Jermaine Kearse. In 2013, it was Alvin Bailey. In 2014, the team collected current backups Brock Coyle and Gary Gilliam. Which 2015 undrafted free...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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