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Parsing Pete – The Seattle Seahawks Coach Speaks

Seattle Seahawks Head Coach Pete Carroll may be the sun-shiniest head coach in the NFL. His enthusiasm is well-known and infectious. Sometimes, it takes a little unpacking to understand what Positive Pete really means. Here are some of his latest quotes: “Right now if we were playing a game, Lem would start for us.” In response to the gaping hole the Seahawks left themselves...
Via Oregon Sports News
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks have $100 million annually invested in just 10 players

According to Peter King of, the Seattle Seahawks have nearly $100 million annually invested in just 10 players. The team will have to operate with about $50 million to spread out among the other 43 guys on the 53-man roster. That leaves the club with virtually no money to spend on extra players who need to be signed during the season and replacements for players...
Via 60 Max Power O
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett Watching Situation Involving Seahawks & Kam Chancellor “Very Closely”

Rand Getlin of NFL Media mentions that Seahawks DE Michael Bennett and his representatives are expected to monitor the situation involving S Kam Chancellor and his holdout “very closely” in the coming weeks. While this probably isn’t all that surprising to hear that one player plans to watch and see what the team elects to do with a ... The post Michael Bennett...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Could Cliff Avril be a Future Cap Casualty?

The Seattle Seahawks are finding out how expensive it is to keep an elite team together. The Seahawks recently signed Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner to lucrative contract extensions, and they could theoretically give one to Kam Chancellor to get him to end his holdout. Add to that Michael Bennett's seemingly constant desire for a new and richer contract and the Seahawks will soon...
Via Pro Football Spot
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Super Bowl star Chris Matthews getting first team reps at Seahawks camp

A lot of people never thought that wide receiver Chris Matthews would make the Seattle Seahawks roster. For our part, the staff has always believed he could become a real contributor in the passing game, and it sounds like all that promise is starting to pay off. Matthews’ coming out party came at the Super Bowl (the bad one) when he caught four passes for 109 yards and a touchdown...
Via cover32
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks trade for CB Mohammed Seisay from Lions for undisclosed 2016 draft pick

According to ESPN, the Seattle Seahawks acquired cornerback Mohammed Seisay from the Lions for an undisclosed 2016 draft pick. The team had an open roster spot after releasing veteran defensive tackle Tony McDaniel in a salary cap move related to the two signings of QB Russell Wilson and LB Bobby Wagner. ESPN writes: 'Seisay appeared in 13 games last season for Detroit as...
Via 60 Max Power O
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Three more potential cap casualties for the Seattle Seahawks

Following the surprise release of Tony McDaniel for “cap reasons,” many Seahawks fans are running for the hills. While there isn’t a fan in Seattle who isn’t thrilled to have Wagner and Wilson tied up for the foreseeable future, there does appear to be some amount of concern regarding the future. The first thing to keep in mind with regard to such concern is that the Seahawks...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dominoes Start Falling – Tony McDaniel Released, More Moves Possible

Bobby Wagner signed an amazing deal Saturday night to remain a Seattle Seahawk for the next four years. Repercussions of that signing, coupled with the Russell Wilson signing, started to hit yesterday as starting defensive tackle Tony McDaniel was released. The move saves $3M in cap space. John Schneider and Pete Carroll may not be done. McDaniel release The Seahawks did not have...
Via Oregon Sports News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks: Team Releases Defensive Tackle Tony McDaniel

Summer training camp has started and the first salary cut casualty has occurred.  Veteran Defensive Tackle Tony McDaniel has been released by the reigning NFC Champs. The move most likely is a result of the recent big money contract signing of Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner. “It is a significant loss,” Carroll said, via comments distributed by the team. “Tony [McDaniel]...
Via Seattle Side Up!
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Desperate for salary-cap space, Seahawks release starting defensive tackle Tony McDaniel

The Seattle Seahawks are starting to 'rob Peter to pay Paul' after locking up quarterback Russell Wilson and linebacker Bobby Wagner to huge deals, someone has to take the ax. That person was the team's starting defensive tackle Tony McDaniel, who was scheduled to make $2.5 million in 2015. According to Conor Orr of, releasing McDaniel and his modest salary shows how...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Seattle Seahawks should consider trading Doug Baldwin

With Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner both extended for the long run with the Seattle Seahawks, the question turns to how the Seahawks can find some cap alleviation. One potential way of getting some cap breathing room is to trade Doug Baldwin. Admittedly trading “Angry Doug” is not a fun thought. He’s been a staple of the Seahawks since his arrival in 2011; his toughness, intensity...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Team-Friendly Extension for Wilson, Seahawks Different than Expected

The most speculative contract situation of the 2015 NFL offseason has come to a close.  After much debate on when, how, and for how much, Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks have agreed upon a new deal, saving the star quarterback of one of the NFL's best teams from doing his dangerous job at his old, exponentially-below-market rate.  The headlines for the deal, as is so often...
Via Football By Football
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Wagner, Seahawks agree to contract extension

First Russell Wilson, now Bobby Wagner. The Seattle Seahawks have reached agreement on a contract extension with Wagner, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reports. Wagner and the Seahawks had been discussing a contract extension since June. They wanted to get a deal done with their quarterback first before locking up their valuable linebacker. Though Wagner has...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks: Early impressions from training camp

Seattle Seahawks training camp is only a couple days in, but already there are some players impressing early. Here’s a quick breakdown of my impressions regarding the first couple days of training camp: 1. Cassius Marsh looks on track to make a splash Marsh, the fourth-round pick by the Seahawks in 2014, has shown some great burst off the line early. That’s really encouraging...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks: In Russ they trust

The media frenzy surrounding Russell Wilson’s contract status can finally start to simmer down now that Wilson has signed a contract and will be a Seattle Seahawk another four years. The only reason it will be discussed now is to compare it to other quarterback contracts and future contracts of up and coming quarterbacks like Andrew Luck and David Carr. Russell Wilson just signed...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson contract $60 million guaranteed? Not so fast

When news of Russell Wilson’s massive contract extension came down the pike, most people were stunned at the $60 million of guaranteed money the Seattle Seahawks had committed to the young quarterback. However, many savvy NFL analysts wondered if the reported $60 million in guaranteed money was accurate. Turns out, they were right to wonder. As usual, things look a bit different...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks: Bobby Wagner is not Amused

Friday, the field general for the Seahawks offense, Russell Wilson, signed an epic contract to stay as the Hawks QB.  As the news reaches far and wide, we now look to the Defensive Field General, Bobby Wagner and his pursuit for a new contract. Context is a difficult thing to interpret when it comes to the written word (especially in under 140 characters). But from the following...
Via Seattle Side Up!
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks: Kam Chancellor Officially a Training Camp Holdout

  Training camp opened on Friday for the Seahawks, but it opened without one important piece of the Legion of Boom.  Kam Chancellor has decided to follow through on his threat to hold out from the start of camp. He is reportedly seeks a reworking of his deal that would allow him more money guaranteed. Given the recent injury issues in the Seahawk secondary this is somewhat understandable...
Via Seattle Side Up!
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson contract increases likelihood of change

It’s not easy to find a franchise quarterback, so the Seattle Seahawks couldn’t afford to let Russell Wilson walk. According to Peter King of The MMQB, Wilson and the team agreed to a four-year, $87.6 million extension with approximately $60 million in guaranteed money. There’s an economic term that describes this situation: opportunity cost. Oxford defines it as “the...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Wilson, Seahawks agree to four-year, $86.7M contract

Russell Wilson finally appears to be getting his money. Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks have agreed to a four-year contract extension worth $86.7 million, MMQB’s Peter King reported Friday morning, citing a source. The new Wilson deal includes a $31-million signing bonus, with approximately $60-million guaranteed. — Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) July 31, 2015 It’s a huge...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football Team Preview: Seattle Seahawks

For your fantasy football draft prep and advice, continue to check on this page for updates regarding the Seattle Seahawks.  Team Outlook: The Seahawks have been a top-10 scoring offense for the last three years, but the fantasy production hasn't been widespread across the offense. Marshawn Lynch has four straight seasons of at least 1200 yards and 11 touchdowns and should keep...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chancellor officially holding out of training camp

The Seattle Seahawks, who have a few contract issues to deal with in the not-so-distant future, didn’t really need this. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Pro Bowl safety Kam Chancellor was a no-show to the team’s training camp facility on Thursday and will not report without a new contract. In search of a new deal, Seattle safety Kam Chancellor is not reporting to training...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Questions for the Seattle Seahawks Entering Training Camp

There is a probably not a more eager NFL team ready to get back to the practice field for training camp than the Seattle Seahawks. After the...
Via Athlon Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson Getting Ready For the Season By Doing Some Work in the Boxing Ring

Russell Wilson has been in the news an awful lot this off-season. Much of it has been because of his contract situation, but he has also gotten quite a bit because of his social life. What we haven't seen much of throughout the off-season is how the man is getting ready to make sure his team is able to return to the Super Bowl for a third straight season.It appears that he is working...
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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