SEAHAWKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Seahawks: The lethally quick 11 zoom

Speed kills. That seems to be an organizational philosophy for the Seahawks. Year after year, Pete Carroll and John Schneider draft or sign players that are deemed undersized for their respective positions but make up for it with a surplus of speed, especially at wide receiver. This season Seattle will have a chance to put together a lethally quick personnel combination that I like...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Broncos, Russell Okung, Buccaneers, & Seahawks

Broncos Broncos LT Russell Okung, who elected to represent himself as a free agent, told reporters on Thursday that he believes he got the best deal from the best team. “Yes, the best deal in the best place,’’ Okung said, via ESPN.com. “…I would definitely say that it was a decision I made on my own. I was fully aware of what was going to happen and especially the ramifications...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Browner back with Seahawks but in a different role

RENTON, Wash. (AP) Brandon Browner is back with the Seattle Seahawks, wearing the same number as in the past, but playing a different position than when he became a founding member of the secondary known as the ''Legion of Boom.'' He's still a defensive back. But in this stint with Seattle, Browner has become a hybrid between a safety, a cornerback and a linebacker. ''His attitude...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Roger Goodell, Redskins, Seahawks & Steelers

Roger Goodell According to Jason Cole of B/R, the NFL and the NFLPA are expected to discuss Roger Goodell’s power over player discipline in the near future. If the owners are to reduce Goodell’s disciplinary power, they would want some sort of extension to the current CBA agreement. Cole adds that they may be willing to give up say over off-the-field incidents, but the owner...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks Rookie Profile: Jarran Reed

We are almost at the end of our Seahawks rookie profile series. Next up is Alabama defensive tackle Jarran Reed. You can find more here: Maryland DT Quinton JeffersonBoise State G Rees Odhiambo Seahawks Rookie Profile:  Jarran Reed The School Jarran Reed didn’t have necessarily a routine path to the NFL. After graduating from Goldsboro High School in Goldsboro, North Carolina...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Marshawn has thought about return, but Seahawks may not want him

Marshawn Lynch has reportedly told a pair of ex-teammates that he has thought about returning to the NFL in 2016, but the Seattle Seahawks may not want him back even if he does. According to Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole, Lynch told two former teammates that he is still considering playing in 2016, though his agent does not expect it to happen. Further complicating things is the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sherman would not be surprised if Lynch plays in 2016

Marshawn Lynch isn’t even doing anything and he’s keeping everyone on their toes. Richard Sherman is the latest of Lynch’s former Seahawks teammates to weigh in on his future, and he doesn’t sound so sure that we won’t be seeing the running back on the field again sooner rather than later. “I don’t put anything past him,” Sherman told NFL Media’s Michael Robinson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett envisions Defensive POTY this year

There is no telling who will win the NFL’s end-of-the-year awards going into the 2016 season, but at least one player seems confident in his chances. Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Michael Bennett is thinking he could be the league’s Defensive Player of the Year. Bennett spoke with ESPN recently and talked about the intense training he has gone through the last few months...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bennett says Marshawn Lynch is done playing ‘for right now’

Nobody seems quite willing to completely shut the door on a Marshawn Lynch return. Michael Bennett is the latest Seattle Seahawks player to chime in on Lynch, and while he pretty well rules out a return in 2016, he doesn’t quite close the door on the future. “Yeah, I think he’s done,” Bennett said, via Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times. “He might make an appearance later...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Seattle Seahawks Brought In a Harvard Psychiatrist to Teach Their Rookies How to 'Survive' Success

[caption id="attachment_249550" align="aligncenter" width="654"] Dr. Tim Benson, right, speaking with former NFL quarterback Joe Theismann.[/caption] You don't have to dig very deep to discover multiple financial horror stories involving players in the major American sports leagues. Former Boston Celtics star Antoine Walker went bankrupt after amassing $108 million over his career...
Via Stack
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks' Michael Bennett 'almost threw up' listening to Sam Bradford complain

Sam Bradford is doing his best to patch up any hard feelings he created with his trade request and brief hiatus from the Philadelphia Eagles.Luckily for him, he won't have to win back Michael Bennett's trust. Bennett, the Seattle Seahawks' Pro Bowl defensive end, tore into Bradford after listening to the QB speak about his frustration with the Eagles trading up to draft his successor...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett has no sympathy for Sam Bradford

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett gets a little sick to his stomach when he thinks about Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford demanding a trade after the Eagles drafted Carson Wentz with the second overall pick. “I listened to Sam Bradford again. I just almost threw up,” Bennett said, via ESPN. “I can’t believe Sam Bradford is complaining about making...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks’ Michael Bennett won’t hold out despite dissatisfaction with contract

Defensive end Michael Bennett of the Seattle Seahawks is a different kind of bird. Yes, even more different than whatever the heck a seahawk is. While his former teammate Marshawn Lynch was known for saying a lot by saying very little, Bennett is known simply for being brutally honest and strangely straightforward. The man who at Super Bowl media day two years ago talked more about...
Via This Given Sunday
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett: Pete Carroll ‘understands the black athlete'

Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett made an interesting statement about head coach Pete Carroll on Tuesday morning, appearing on ESPN 710’s “Brock and Salt” show. He also made it clear he will show up for training camp, rather than holding out for the multi-term extension he’s seeking. Here’s what he had to say about Carroll, per Stephen Cohen of seattlepi...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pete Carroll calls for more support for retiring NFL players

Pete Carroll utilized the unfortunate retirement of Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette as an opportunity to argue that the NFL teams have to do more to support players upon and after their retirement from the NFL, saying it’s critical to make sure players find a purpose in life when their professional football careers come to an end. Lockette announced his retirement...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrell Manning: Kalani Heppe was never Wilson's teammate

Russell Wilson certainly stirred up some strife during his commencement speech at Wisconsin. In addition to some questionable “facts” he presented about his baseball career, he’s been accused of being a “me player” by one of his former NC State teammates, Kalani Heppe, who said getting rid of Wilson was “the one admirable thing” head coach Tom O’Brien did for the...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks sign LB Khairi Fortt, waives LB Christian French

RENTON, Wash. (AP) The Seattle Seahawks have signed linebacker Khairi Fortt after waiving linebacker Christian French due to an injury. Seattle made the roster moves on Monday. French, an undrafted free agent out of Oregon signed with Seattle following the NFL draft. He appeared to suffer an injury on the final day of rookie minicamp. Fortt was a fourth-round pick of the Saints...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Russell Wilson lie during commencement speech?

Russell Wilson gave the commencement speech at the University of Wisconsin on Saturday.  The Super Bowl-winning quarterback talked a lot about his time at N.C. State, the school he spent 2007-10 at before heading to the Badgers’ program as a graduate transfer.  Wilson spoke on why he left N.C. State for Wisconsin and his baseball career with the Wolfpack under Elliott Avent...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Trevone Boykin has a real shot at backing up Russell Wilson

The Seattle Seahawks appear comfortable with giving undrafred free agent quarterback Trevone Boykin a real chance to win the backup job behind starter Russell Wilson. Asked following Seattle’s rookie camp if Boykin was a legitimate option for the No. 2 quarterback position, general manager John Schneider confirmed the rookie’s opportunity. “He really does based on his style...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks’ wide receiver Ricardo Lockette to announce retirement

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette suffered a scary neck injury against the Dallas Cowboys last November. After lying motionless on the turf for several minutes, Lockette was strapped onto a gurney and carted off the field. It was such a scary incident that players on both teams took time to understand the gravity of the situation: It was one of those moments that...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks: best draft since 2012?

Before we get started, let’s be clear: we won’t really have any idea of how good of a draft class this is until about three years from now. Some players don’t develop into a starter until their third or fourth year, and even then it may take a few more years before they burst onto the scene as one of the league’s biggest stars. With that being said, it’s pretty difficult...
Via isportsweb.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson wants SuperSonics back in Seattle

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson took aim at the NBA and Seattle City Council Tuesday night. Wilson, a man who holds plenty of weight in Seattle and the global sporting realm after already bringing one Lombardi Trophy to Seattle, wants to get the Seattle SuperSonics back for the city. He threw his weight into the argument via Twitter: Baffling this amazing city doesn...
Via The Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman not changing his style of play even with concussion dangers

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has developed a track record for doing things his way on and off the field, and he intends to keep it that way when it comes to football. Despite rising attention to the dangers of head injuries like concussions in the NFL, Sherman says he has no plans on changing the way he plays the game. “It doesn’t change the way I play,” Sherman...
Via The Comeback
April 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks unveil ‘cupcake’ schedule with clever video

The NFL revealed the 2016 regular season schedule in its entirety on Thursday and the Seattle Seahawks paid a visit to the kitchen — in a manner of speaking — to announce the team’s slate of games on social media. In a video posted to Twitter entitled “Making the 2016 Seahawks Schedule,” the team presented the season schedule as a recipe of sorts featuring “ingredients”...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss
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