Seattle Seahawks News and Rumors

  • Pursuit of big-money contract comes at a cost for Seahawks QB R…

    Pursuit of big-money contract comes at a cost for Seahawks QB Russell Wilson

    seattletimes.com Jul 2 (yesterday)
    For the first time, the Wilson image is absorbing some serious puncture wounds. That’s what happens when money and contract negotiations rear their ugly headlines.
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  • Thursday notes: Seahawks escape suspension binge, NFL.com ranks…

    Thursday notes: Seahawks escape suspension binge, NFL.com ranks Carroll, and more

    seattletimes.com Jul 2 (yesterday)
    The NFL announced the suspensions of four players for various violations of the league’s drug policy on Thursday. None, thankfully for the Seahawks, were Seahawks
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  • Packers replace Seahawks as Bovada Super Bowl favorites

    Packers replace Seahawks as Bovada Super Bowl favorites

    The Green Bay Packers are now the Bovada favorites to win the Super Bowl, supplanting the Seahawks.
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  • NFC West Q&A: What moves were made to catch the Seahawks?

    NFC West Q&A: What moves were made to catch the Seahawks?

    ESPN.com Jul 2 (2 days ago)
    NFC West Q&A: What moves were made to catch the Seahawks?
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  • Interior Secretary opposes name of Washington team

    Interior Secretary opposes name of Washington team

    seattletimes.com Jul 2 (3 days ago)
    The National Park Service won’t grant the District of Columbia a new lease for the site of the Washington NFL team’s old stadium in part because Interior Secretary Sally Jewell opposes the team’s name.
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  • Pom-pom pay: California bill gives cheerleaders minimum wage

    Pom-pom pay: California bill gives cheerleaders minimum wage

    seattletimes.com Jul 1 (3 days ago)
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — They boost their teams from the sidelines and promote them by appearing in calendars and at fan events, but some sports cheerleaders say they are still not considered team employees and are paid what amounts to less than minimum wag…
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  • Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch does his thing on ‘Conan’

    Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch does his thing on ‘Conan’

    seattletimes.com Jun 30 (4 days ago)
    Marshawn Lynch cracked jokes, talked about retirement and went Beast Mode on a tank full of Skittles Monday night on late-night show 'Conan'.
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  • DE Bennett Says a Holdout From Training Camp is “Definitely Pos…

    DE Bennett Says a Holdout From Training Camp is “Definitely Possible”

    Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, unhappy with his current contract, said a holdout from the start of training camp is “definitely possible,” in a phone conversation Monday, Steve Wyche of NFL Network reports. Bennett said that he is willing to ac…
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  • Marshawn dives into Skittles, talks about “grabbing my ding-din…

    Marshawn dives into Skittles, talks about “grabbing my ding-ding”

    profootballtalk.com Jun 30 (5 days ago)
    While Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was talking about his contract on ESPN, running back Marshawn Lynch was on TBS discussing slightly more sophisticated matters. “I done got in a lot of trouble for grabbing my ding-ding,” Lynch told Conan O’Brien…
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  • Athletes adjusting to cameras watching their every move

    Athletes adjusting to cameras watching their every move

    seattletimes.com Jun 29 (5 days ago)
    For athletes across all sports, the primary focus of sports as entertainment has shifted from the thousands of fans watching in person to the millions of fans watching elsewhere — at home, in bars or on their various devices. The camera is always watchi…
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  • Report: Free agent linebacker Kyle Knox suspended four games

    Report: Free agent linebacker Kyle Knox suspended four games

    profootballtalk.com Jun 29 (5 days ago)
    Free agent linebacker Kyle Knox has been suspended for the first four games of the regular season, according to Howard Balzer of lockerdome.com. Knox, 26, has spent time with the Seattle Seahawks, Jacksonville Jaguars, New Orleans Saints and Dallas Cowb…
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  • Seahawks’ Jimmy Graham shows off ‘work suit’ for the first time

    Seahawks’ Jimmy Graham shows off ‘work suit’ for the first time

    seattletimes.com Jun 29 (5 days ago)
    It’s quite likely Seahawks fans have been dealing with the Super Bowl loss by playing Jimmy Graham highlight videos on repeat since the team acquired the three-time Pro Bowl tight end in March. If that’s the case, this photo — tweeted by Graham on Monda…
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  • Seahawks announce single-game ticket sale details for 2015 seas…

    Seahawks announce single-game ticket sale details for 2015 season

    seattletimes.com Jun 29 (5 days ago)
    The Seahawks today announced single-game ticket sale details for the 2015 season. Note also, as detailed below, the team is introducing dynamic pricing, meaning the prices of the tickets can fluctuate based on market demand (meaning the price of that ti…
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  • Video - How does the salary cap affect the NFL? 04:13

    How does the salary cap affect the NFL?

    Jul 1
    Kevin Seifert discusses how much star NFL players like Russell Wilson and Dez Bryant would be paid if the league didn't have a salary cap.
  • Video - Wilson assuming all the risk 02:45

    Wilson assuming all the risk

    Jun 30
    Adam Caplan says Seattle QB Russell Wilson, who is seeking a new deal, assumes all the risk by playing under the final year of his current deal.
  • Video - QBs most deserving of a big contract 02:55

    QBs most deserving of a big contract

    Jun 29
    Mark Brunell explains which five quarterbacks are most deserving of a big contract and why Seahawks QB Russell Wilson isn't on his list.
  • Video - Russell Wilson: 'Let my play speak for itself' 02:49

    Russell Wilson: 'Let my play speak for itself'

    Jun 29
    Marty Smith sits down with Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who is seeking a new contract.

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