SEAHAWKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jarran Reed agrees to terms with Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks have begun signing members of their newest draft class. Among these players are defensive tackle Jarran Reed. Reed was picked up by the team in the second round of the 2016 NFL draft, making him the 49th selection overall. As of Thursday, the former Alabama player’s agents have stated that Reed is now under contract for the Seahawks with a four-year rookie...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks: Rounding up 2016 draft grades

The 2016 NFL Draft will be a crucial one for the Seattle Seahawks. Coming into the draft general manager John Schneider says they had 200 players on their board, whereas most years top out around 140. Also, Schneider claims that the 2016 class is the best since the 2010 one that got them Earl Thomas and Russell Okung. That draft was the first step in establishing the Super Bowl...
Via cover32
16 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks Sign Second-Round DT Jarran Reed To A Four-Year Deal

The Seattle Seahawks have signed second-round pick DT Jarran Reed to a four-year contract on Thursday, according to his agency. Jarran Reed (@1j_reed) and the @Seahawks have agreed to terms on his rookie contract! — Enter-Sports (@EnterSportsMgmt) May 5, 2016 Reed, 22, was selected with the No. 49 overall pick last week and wound up lasting much longer than many anticipated...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks add former college basketball player George Fant

The Seahawks have a fondness for undrafted players as they had 24 of them on their 53-man roster at one point last season. They also showed a fondness for former college basketball players who decided to make the switch to football when they traded for tight end Jimmy Graham before the start of the 2015…
Via Pro Football Talk
5 hours ago

Russell Wilson advocates for return of NBA to Seattle

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, whose carefully-manicured public persona steers him away from saying controversial things (except when hawking magic water), has taken a public stance against City Hall. Earlier this week, the Seattle City Council denied a request by entrepreneur Chris Hansen to build an arena in the vicinity of the venues that house the…
Via Pro Football Talk
6 hours ago

Collins dances way to Seattle

Alex Collins already stands out among his new Seattle Seahawks teammates — for his unusual hobby if nothing else.
Via WholeHogSports
14 hours ago

Seattle releases 5, including former starting center Nowak

RENTON, Wash. (AP) The Seattle Seahawks have released five players including former starting center Drew Nowak. Seattle made the roster moves Wednesday ahead of their rookie minicamp this weekend. Along with Nowak, the Seahawks released running back Cameron Marshall, tight end Ronnie Shields, defensive end Josh Shirley and wide receiver Tyler Slavin. Nowak won the starting center...
Via Associated Press
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks Waive Five Players Including C Drew Nowak

Sheil Kapadia reports that the Seattle Seahawks have placed five players on waivers Wednesday including: C Drew Nowak, RB Cameron Marshall, TE Ronnie Shields, DE Josh Shirley and WR Tyler Slavin. Nowak, 26, originally signed on with the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent out of Western Michigan back in 2012. He spent a few years on and of the Jaguars’ active roster before signing...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson Wants the NBA to Bring Back The Seattle SuperSonics

When a city loses a professional sports team, it can be devastating. Not only do people lose their jobs, but fans lose their home team. This is exactly what happened in 2008, when the Seattle SuperSonics moved to Oklahoma City and became the Thunder. RELATED: Is Russell Wilson The Most Athletic Quarterback in NFL History One popular figure in Seattle thinks the city should start...
Via Stack
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks taking a huge gamble on OL

The Seattle Seahawks used three of their draft picks this year to address the offensive line, which seems like a step in the right direction. Then again, just because they are bringing new blood in does not mean the unit will get any better in 2016. When the Seahawks first picked Germain Ifedi in the first round, my initial reaction was that it was a great move because I assumed...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks Sign QB Jake Heaps

The Seattle Seahawks officially signed QB Jake Heaps to a contract on Monday. This is notable, considering that the Seahawks had just Russell Wilson on their roster at quarterback entering the draft last week. Reports have said that they could still re-sign veteran Tarvaris Jackson in the coming months, so it’s likely that Heaps will be a camp arm for them. Heaps, 24, originally...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks GM says no one will wear Lynch's No. 24

The Seattle Seahawks appreciate everything Marshawn Lynch helped them accomplish over the past six seasons, and they plan to express their gratitude by not letting anyone wear his jersey number in 2016. Over the weekend, Doug Baldwin sent a tweet after the draft asking Pete Carroll to not allow any new players to wear No. 24. Seahawks GM John Schneider was asked about Baldwin...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks Draft: First thoughts on 2016 picks

Well NFL fans, another draft is in the books for the upcoming 2016-17 season and you know what that means. Draft grades. The Seattle Seahawks love to prove them wrong, and right, with bundles of great talent flowing onto Seattle’s roster the last five seasons. Here is a recap of this year’s picks. Seahawks 2016 draft picks First Round (No. 31): Germain Ifedi, OT, Texas A&...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Baldwin says Seahawks shouldn't give out Marshawn Lynch's No. 24

He's been retired for less than three months, but Doug Baldwin believes no Seattle Seahawks player should ever wear Marshawn Lynch's No. 24.Baldwin took to Twitter to express what he believes the players want, which is for Lynch's number to stay out of the hands of any other Seahawk.Lynch, who played his final 5 1/2 seasons with the Seahawks, was one of the most feared running backs...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Baldwin doesn't want anyone wearing Lynch's old number

The Seattle Seahawks are hoping they found a replacement for the recently retired Marshawn Lynch in this 2016 NFL Draft. After all, the team did select three running backs during the draft. This doesn’t mean any one player can replace Lynch, who was the heart and soul of Seattle’s offense for a good five-year span. Making sure everyone knows this, wide receiver Doug Baldwin...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Seattle Seahawks nailed the 2016 NFL Draft

The Seattle Seahawks clearly felt the need to add toughness to the team, and the 2016 NFL Draft offered a great opportunity to do just that. Pete Carroll and John Schneider, by now referred to by some as the powerful combination of “PCJS” for short, called this draft the deepest one they’ve seen since 2010. In a span of three days, PCJS flashed their brilliance once again...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle says Lynch hasn't filed retirement papers yet

RENTON, Wash. (AP) Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider says the team has not received retirement paperwork for running back Marshawn Lynch. After the conclusion of the draft Saturday, Schneider said the paperwork has not been filed with the league, but the Seahawks are prepared from a salary cap standpoint whether Lynch's retirement becomes official before or after...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks enter final day of NFL draft with 4 picks

RENTON, Wash. (AP) John Schneider and the Seattle Seahawks have checked off the list of needs through the first two days of the NFL draft. They took a pair of offensive linemen, added depth at running back and tight end and found a run-stuffing defensive tackle that slipped to the middle of the second round. As the final day of the draft begins Saturday, the Seahawks will have...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Germain Ifedi had an amazing reaction to be drafted by the Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks moved back five picks in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft, but they already had a good idea of who they wanted to select. They knew they needed an offensive tackle and former Texas A&M Aggie Germain Ifedi was available at 31. He was not in attendance for the draft itself, but there were cameras at his home to catch his and his family’s reaction. When...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman disguises himself as a Lyft driver and fools everyone

The NFL offseason is keeping Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman plenty busy. So much so that if you are in Seattle and call for a Lyft car, Sherman might just be the guy picking you up. In disguise, Sherman covered up his signature dreads, threw on some shades and hit the road to drive multiple passengers around the city. Not until the end of the trip did Sherman reveal...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman not phased by new concussion information

At a time in which some young NFL players are choosing to retire early in light of recent breakthroughs in concussion studies, Richard Sherman’s view on the sport of football hasn’t changed. In an interview with GQ, Sherman said he hasn’t changed his approach when playing the game. “It doesn’t change the way I play,” Sherman said. “I’ve always tried to tackle...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Earl Thomas dressed like a king—crown and all—for his wedding (PHOTOS)

There’s no shortage of swagger from Seahawks safety Earl Thomas, on and off the field. So you can imagine what the scene was like at his wedding in Houston over the weekend. Thomas got married at the Chateau Cocomar, and his wedding was truly an event that was fit for a king—literally. He wore a crown and cape like a boss and you have to see the photos to get a feel for how...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Earl Thomas got married wearing a crown

A wedding day is usually all about the bride, with the groom wearing the same thing every other man gets married in and more or less going along for the ride. That was by no means true at Seattle Seahawks cornerback Earl Thomas’ wedding over the weekend. Thomas was dressed like a king when he got married. No, seriously. The dude was wearing a robe and a crown. Young Man...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brandon Browner returns to Seahawks

The original Legion of Boom is back. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Seattle Seahawks have signed veteran cornerback Brandon Browner to a one-year contract. To reunite Brandon Browner with Legion of Boom, Seahawks gave their former CB a one-year deal, per source. Browner back to Seattle. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 17, 2016 Browner confirmed the news on...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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