Gee Scott: Seattle Times needs to issue correction for column on Seahawks’ Michael Bennett

Gee Scott doesn’t have a problem with Seattle Times columnist Matt Calkins having an opinion about Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, but he does have a problem with something he wrote in his story with the headline “Seahawks’ Michael Bennett does great things, but why the immaturity?” That would be that Calkins wrote that Bennett never apologized to Q13 FOX reporter...
Via 710 ESPN Seattle
3 hours ago

Henderson: CB Shaquill Griffin has a chance to play right away — if he can grasp the Seahawks’ technique

RENTON – During his first week at Seahawks headquarters, all the way on the other corner of the country from where he’s lived his entire life, Shaquill Griffin had a conversation about the Pacific Northwest weather with fellow rookie Delano Hill. He figured Hill was used to gray skies and cool temperatures, having grown up in Detroit before playing at Michigan. But he was incredulous...
Via 710 ESPN Seattle
5 hours ago

Inside the Film: Will losing Garry Gilliam hurt the Seahawks or help the 49ers?

What did Gilliam bring to the table in 2016 and what will he do in San Francisco? In this new video series from Coleman Crawford, with video one being seen above, we’ll take a closer look “Inside the Film” at some current, past, and potentially future Hawks After three years with the Seattle Seahawks, tackle Garry Gilliam signed with the San Francisco 49ers to compete for...
Via Field Gulls
7 hours ago

Seahawks’ Michael Bennett says he’ll no longer speak to Seattle Times for rest of his career

We’ve heard about players refusing to speak to their local media outlets and sometimes it lasts for a few weeks or a few months or for even years. But in the case of Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, he’s threatening not to speak to the Seattle Times for the rest of his career. It all stems from a column written by Matt Calkins. Overall, the column titled “Seahawks’...
Via Awful Announcing
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Columnist reacts to Bennett's planned 'boycott' of Seattle paper

Michael Bennett is unhappy with a story that was written about him in a local Seattle newspaper last week, and the Seahawks defensive end is trying to blacklist the media outlet because of it.In a feature story published on Saturday, Matt Calkins of the Seattle Times praised Bennett for being “passionate and colorful” but criticized him for not finding mature ways to express...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Seahawks’ Bennett vows to ‘boycott’ Seattle Times

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett doesn’t like what has been written about him by the Seattle Times’ Matt Calkins. So he’s threatening to “boycott” the entire paper during the 2017 season. Sounds logical and fair…. Per Pro Football Talk, “Calkins wrote a column calling Bennett “as direct and as fearless as they come” in regards to both his play on the...
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Seahawks sign Nazair Jones, five Seattle draft picks still unsigned

The Seattle Seahawks signed third-round draft pick Nazair Jones to a four-year deal (financial details not disclosed), making him the sixth player from the team’s 2017 draft class to finalize a contract. Jones is a 6’5”, 305 lbs defensive tackle out of North Carolina whose story of near-paralysis to becoming a gridiron star is absolutely remarkable to read. Seattle has invested...
Via Field Gulls
22 hours ago

Predicting the Seattle Seahawks’ Starting Offensive Line

NFL OTA’s (organized team activities) are beginning on Monday, officially marking the beginning of the 2017-2018 football season. The Seattle Seahawks enter 2017 with high hopes and an abundance of talent, but several question marks as well. The biggest question once again revolves around an offensive line that must improve. Though the Seahawks did sign two free agent linemen ...
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Seahawks DE Michael Bennett tweets of ‘boycott’ against Seattle Times

In apparent retaliation for a column, Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett tweeted Sunday that he will “boycott” The Seattle Times for the rest of his career and will encourage his teammates not to speak to the Seattle paper of record as well. Salk: Seahawks may be less fun, but it’s unfair to call them unlikable In response to a column by Matt Calkins titled “Seahawks’...
Via 710 ESPN Seattle
1 day ago

Five Best Quarterbacks in Seahawks History

The Seahawks have been fortunate in their consistency at quarterback over the years 54 players have thrown a pass in Seahawks history. This list includes players like Marshawn Lynch, Jon Ryan, Steve Largent (who threw seven in his career, completing two), among others. Receivers Golden Tate and Doug Baldwin each threw one pass and have […] Five Best Quarterbacks in Seahawks History...
Via 12th Man Rising
1 day ago

Seahawks sign third-rounder Nazair Jones

The Seahawks have the sixth member of their 2017 draft class under contract. The team announced that they have signed third-round defensive tackle Nazair Jones to a four-year contract. With Jones signed, the Seahawks are left with five unsigned picks. Jones declared for the draft after making 21 starts for North Carolina and ended his…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Where The Seahawks’ Roster Stands Following Rookie Minicamp

A position-by-position look at the Seahawks’ roster following rookie minicamp.
2 days ago

Pete Carroll says Seahawks will run more in 2017

The Seattle Seahawks lost a lot in their running game without Marshawn Lynch in 2016, and coach Pete Carroll is pledging to change that next season.Carroll told ESPN 710’s “Brock and Salk” earlier in the week that he thinks the lack of running game hurt the Seahawks both offensively and defensively, and that the team will reverse course in 2017.“We definitely will,” Carroll...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Colin Kaepernick is perfect for the Seattle Seahawks

Colin Kaepernick has been a longtime enemy of the Seattle Seahawks, and really the entire city of Seattle, but he now could become an integral part of the team that has dreaded him for years. Kaepernick was an easy target for Seattle fans to hate just a few years ago. Kaep was the cocky, gunslinging opposite of the almost-angelic Russell Wilson during the height of the NFC West,...
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Predicting the Seattle Seahawks’ most impactful rookie

According to most draft analysts and experts, the Seattle Seahawks had a solid, if not spectacular, draft. Despite prognostications that they would focus on rebuilding their offensive line, the Seahawks chose instead to get younger in the secondary and on the defensive line. They used their first round pick on Malik McDowell, a defensive tackle from Michigan State who should contribute...
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Russell Wilson, Michael Bennett would be cool with Seahawks signing Colin Kaepernick

Two of the leaders on the Seattle Seahawks would have no problem with the team signing Colin Kaepernick, even though he played for their hated division rivals, the San Francisco 49ers. Kaepernick, who remains unsigned after opting out of his contract with the 49ers in March, threw for 2,241 yards and 16 touchdowns with only four interceptions in 2016. He also posted a 90.7 passer...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett: Seattle 'is a perfect place' for Colin Kaepernick

Michael Bennett completely supports the potential of adding of Colin Kaepernick to the Seattle Seahawks roster.Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll on Monday said Kaepernick is among the veteran quarterbacks the team is looking at adding. And Bennett thinks Seattle would be the “perfect place” for Kaepernick to land.“I think a person that’s dedicating their life to creating change...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Lacy earned an extra $55,000 for cutting down to 253 pounds

When the Seattle Seahawks signed Eddie Lacy this past offseason, their biggest concern was the running back’s weight. So the Seahawks built some incentives into his contract—not for performance but for weight. Well on Monday, Lacy weighed in at 253 pounds, just below the 255-pound threshold the Seahawks set. As a reward, he gets $55,000. This isn’t the end of Lacy’s weigh...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pete Carroll: Seahawks considering Kaepernick, RG3

The Seattle Seahawks are looking at potentially adding another quarterback, including perhaps Colin Kaepernick or Robert Griffin III.Appearing on the “Brock and Salk” show Monday, head coach Pete Carroll revealed the Seahawks are indeed looking into this possibility when asked if the team was specifically considering these two quarterbacks.“We’re looking at everybody....
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lacy collects bonus for weighing in under 255 pounds

Eddie Lacy has clauses in his contract with the Seattle Seahawks that allow him to cash in if he keeps his weight below a certain number. So far, so good.Monday was the first day Lacy was eligible for a weight-related bonus. His contract stated that if he showed up to workouts on May 15 weighing under 255 pounds, he could collect an extra $55,000. Apparently the veteran running back...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson surprised by mom after reading Mother’s Day note

Russell Wilson eloquently professed his admiration and love for his mother Tammy in a touching letter written for Mother’s Day. Little did the Seattle Seahawks superstar quarterback know that his mom backstage listening as he read it for an ESPN piece.Wilson, whose devotion to his mother and father, Harrison Wilson III, who passed away in 2010, is well-established. In his letter...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Training Camp Profile: Eddie Lacy, Running Back, Seattle Seahawks

Eddie Lacy decided to leave the Green Bay Packers this season to sign with the Seattle Seahawks. It was a move that disappointed the Packers’ fan base, but Lacy couldn’t be more excited to start the next chapter of his career. That being said, what should Seahawks’ fans know about Lacy and what should they be looking for heading into training camp? Overview Last season with...
Via This Given Sunday
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks express ‘extreme disappointment’ over Frank Clark’s tweet

The Seattle Seahawks met with defensive end Frank Clark to express “extreme disappointment” in his tweet telling a female writer who wrote about Greg Hardy and domestic violence in football that he has a job for her cleaning his fish tank, according to Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times. Clark was previously arrested on charges of domestic violence, which the Seahawks knew...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks' Frank Clark takes shot at writer of domestic violence piece

Last week, Bleacher Report’s Natalie Weiner wrote a highly-praised piece on Greg Hardy, domestic violence, and the NFL’s handling of it. Alongside it, she shared a 2015 piece she wrote for SB Nation’s Seattle Seahawks’ site, criticizing the team for drafting defensive end Frank Clark despite domestic violence charges against him. On Tuesday, Clark apparently tweeted at her...
Via Awful Announcing
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks DL Jarran Reed reportedly under investigation for assault

King 5’s Alex Rozier reports that Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Jarran Reed is being investigated for assault, after an adult female claimed Reed assaulted her on April 27: Bellevue Police responded to a complaint from an adult female who claimed that Seattle Seahawk Jarran Reed had assaulted her in late April, according to sources close to the Bellevue Police Department....
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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