Seattle Sports News and Rumors
We knew the Seahawks performed the man-bites-dog act of claiming a Jaguars player last night, but a new injury forced another move today. The team announced the re-signing of running back Demetrius Bronson and the waiver claim of center Patrick Lewis to…Upvote Share TweetSeahawks coach Pete Carroll confirmed Wednesday that reports of a minicamp fight involving cornerback Richard Sherman were the impetus for a NFL review of their offseason practices that found the team violated the rules governing contact at those workou…Upvote Share Tweet
Russell Wilson 9th Seahawk on top 100 listESPN.com 4 hours agoRENTON, Wash. -- Quarterback Russell Wilson is the ninth player for the Seattle Seahawks to make ESPN.com's countdown of the top 100 offensive and defensive players, coming in at No. 26. Wilson moved up 21 spots from his 2013 ranking, which one would ex…Upvote Share Tweet
Report of Richard Sherman minicamp fight sparked NFLPA investigationprofootballtalk.com 7 hours agoSo what caused the NFL to ultimately impose six-figure fines on the Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll for impermissible contact during a supposedly non-contact minicamp practice? Per a source with direct knowledge of the situation, the NFLPA started the i…Upvote Share Tweet
Players use all types of methods to break in glovesMLB.com 7 hours agoBaseball players break in their gloves using all sorts of methods, and some are more conventional that others. Just ask Mariners ace Felix Hernandez, who likes to break in his new gloves by heating them in the microwave.Upvote Share TweetRookie southpaw James Paxton bounced back from the first loss of his career to throw 6 2/3 innings Tuesday night against Texas as Seattle rolled to a 5-0 win at Safeco Field and maintained its hold on the second Wild Card position in the American League…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 17 hours agoWith Sebastian Janikowski currently dealing with a strained quadriceps that will keep him out of Thursday’s preseason finale against the Seattle Seahawks, the Oakland Raiders announced Tuesday they have claimed kicker Giorgio Tavecchio off waivers from …Upvote Share TweetThe Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll have been collectively fined more than $300,000 and will lose two minicamp practices in 2015 as ruled by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for violating no-contact rules that govern NFL teams offseason practices, Chris M…Upvote Share Tweet
A little bit more on the fine assessed to the Seahawksseattletimes.com 18 hours agoWith some questions still swirling about what happened with the Seahawks and their fine today from the NFL, I thought I'd pass along a few other links that add some perspective: --- First, this from ProFootballTalk has some good background on the histor…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 18 hours agoThere has seemingly been a pipeline connecting the Jacksonville Jaguars and Seattle Seahawks since Gus Bradley left to become the head coach of the Jaguars last year. However, that pipeline has predominantly flowed in one direction – from Seattle to Jac…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com 18 hours agoAndrew McCutchen, recently on the disabled list with a rib problem, left in the fifth inning because of discomfort in his left ribs, after earlier running into the wall.Upvote Share Tweet
CBA makes coaches, teams jointly responsible for offseason violationsprofootballtalk.com 18 hours agoSome of you have asked why the NFL fined both the Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll for violating the rules prohibiting contact during offseason workouts. It’s a new twist to the 2011 labor deal, which contains enhanced penalties for the team and the coac…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com 19 hours agoLooking to give the rotation extra rest for the final month of the season and a possible trip to the playoffs, Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon announced Tuesday that right-hander Erasmo Ramirez will make a spot start Wednesday against the Rangers.Upvote Share Tweet
Choice eager for fresh start at big league levelMLB.com 20 hours agoRangers outfielder Michael Choice returned to the big leagues on Tuesday and manager Ron Washington had a chat with him before facing the Mariners.Upvote Share TweetJack Zduriencik, whose Mariners are contending for their first postseason berth since 2001, has received a multiyear contract extension as executive vice president and general manager, the club announced on Tuesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Mariners give GM Jack Zdurienick a multi-year contract extensionyahoo.com 21 hours agoHere's an example of what being in contention can do: The Seattle Mariners have given general manager Jack Zdurienick a multi-year contract extension, the club announced Tuesday. The Mariners are 71-59 this season, currently sitting in the second AL Wil…Upvote Share Tweet
Bevell wants continued consistency from Seahawks offenseseattletimes.com Aug 26 (yesterday)The Seahawks are off the field following their Tuesday practice. We are in the time of year where we are not allowed to report specifics from practice. And since it's not the regular season, the team does not have to provide injury reports. So, in a nut…Upvote Share Tweet
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll addresses the Seahawks non-contact fineAug 27Seattle Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll addresses the media for the first time since the team was fined $300k for violating offseason non-contact rules.
Ranking NFL CoachesAug 27Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic react to Mike Sando's ESPN.com article that ranks the 32 NFL coaches.
Seahawks Fined For Violating No-Contact RulesAug 26Terry Blount discusses the fines being levied against Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks for violating offseason no-contact rules at a practice in June.
Seattle Seahawks fined for violating offseason rulesAug 26Seattle Seahawks were fined $300,000 and will lose two minicamp practices in 2015 for violating the offseason non-contact rules.
Matt Ryan, How Do You Replace the Best Tight End of All Time?Aug 27. Can’t Get Enough Football? Check out The MMQB’s 2014 training camp hub for analysis and reporting on all 32 teams
Philadelphia 76ers to trade for, then waive Hasheem ThabeetAug 26The Oklahoma City Thunder have struck a deal to trade reserve center Hasheem Thabeet to Philadelphia, ESPN.com has learned.
Gus Bradley, Why Aren’t You Playing Blake Bortles?Aug 26. MORE JAGUARS: Check out all of The MMQB’s coverage of Jacksonville’s 2014 training camp
Sam the Ram? Roster Spot Not Yet Locked UpAug 26Michael Sam has beaten the odds before, and he’ll probably have to do it again to make the Rams’ 53-man roster. Entering the Rams’ final preseason game Thursday night at Miami, the most likely scenario is for Sam, the first openly gay player trying to m…