SEAHAWKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Seahawks sign top draft choice Malik McDowell, as well as third-round pick Amara Darboh

Former Michigan State defensive lineman Malik McDowell is officially under contract with the Seattle Seahawks. The 35th overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, and Seattle’s top choice out of their eleven picks, agreed to a four-year deal (financial terms not yet known). This is the most important thing to happen to anyone with the name McDowell since Lisa McDowell married Prince Akeem...
Via Field Gulls
1 hour ago

Malik McDowell signs with Seahawks

The Seahawks have agreed to a contract with their top pick from this year’s draft. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the team has signed defensive lineman Malik McDowell to a four-year deal. The Seahawks traded down three times before eventually selecting McDowell with the 35th overall pick. McDowell had 24.5 tackles for loss and…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 hours ago

Beyond the Game: Memorial Day Seattle Events for 12s

The weather in the PNW is finally nice enough to start day-hiking to some of the easy-to-access alpine lakes. Not everyone realizes that we have such a dramatic landscape filled with alpine lakes. There are hundreds of them. Each one is simply arresting in it’s beauty and uniqueness; each lake will make you gasp when […] Beyond the Game: Memorial Day Seattle Events for 12s -...
Via 12th Man Rising
3 hours ago

ESPN story puts national focus on Richard Sherman-vs-offense rift discussed here last year

Richard Sherman’s rift with the Seahawks and specifically their offense just went national. Seth Wickersham wrote a fantastically detailed piece published by espn.com on Thursday. It shows how the three-time … Click to Continue »
Via Seahawks Insider
4 hours ago

Richard Sherman calls story of friction in locker room “nonsense”

Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is denying a report that he and quarterback Russell Wilson aren’t seeing eye to eye, and that the differences between the two are emblematic of the friction between Seattle’s offense and defense. Sherman told SiriusXM NFL Radio that the story isn’t true. “It’s just a bunch of nonsense from ‘anonymous’ sources.…
Via Pro Football Talk
5 hours ago

ESPN article: Richard Sherman’s strained relationship with Seahawks, resentment toward Russell Wilson rooted in Super Bowl loss

The report last week from Jason Cole of Bleacher Report was indeed only a precursor to a more in-depth story about resentment among Seahawks defenders toward Russell Wilson. That came from Seth Wickersham in an ESPN The Magazine article that was published Thursday. The feelings that some in the organization purportedly have about Wilson — which, in the author’s words, seem ...
Via 710 ESPN Seattle
5 hours ago

A Reaction to ESPN Saying There is Trouble in Seattle

Does anyone else tire of the national negativity that is directed toward the Seahawks? One week we see Sherman wants to be traded and the band is breaking up. Another week we hear that Michael Bennett is being immature (mind you, this was by a Seattle Times writer). Lots of people think Russell Wilson is […] A Reaction to ESPN Saying There is Trouble in Seattle - 12th Man Rising...
Via 12th Man Rising
8 hours ago

Report: Kaepernick ‘wants to be a Seahawk,’ content to be backup

The Seattle Seahawks hosted Colin Kaepernick Wednesday, and the meeting between the two parties went well. Now new information is coming out on this front, most notably that Kaepernick “wants to be a Seahawk” and that he has no issues at all being a backup to Russell Wilson. Much has been written about why Seattle makes perfect sense as the landing spot for the former San Francisco...
Via Sportsnaut
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bennett defends Wilson in wake of unflattering article

A lengthy feature story that was published this week indicated Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is not well-liked among his teammates, and Michael Bennett wants to make it clear that the article does not speak for him.In speaking with several current and former Seahawks players, coaches and staffers, ESPN’s Seth Wickersham was given the impression that some of Wilson’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sherman holds resentment toward Wilson, Carroll

Richard Sherman had hoped the Seattle Seahawks would find a way to trade him earlier this offseason, and the reason for that could have a lot to do with the relationship he has with his head coach and quarterback.In a lengthy feature that is worth reading in its entirety, ESPN’s Seth Wickersham did some deep diving into what has gone wrong between Sherman and the Seahawks over...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why I’m a Seahawks fan

Welcome to the refreshed Field Gulls! To celebrate the new look and feel of our sports communities, we’re sharing stories of how and why we became fans of our favorite teams. If you’d like to do the same, head over to the FanPosts to begin — you could win a $500 gift card! (Rules at the bottom of this page.) We’re collecting all of the stories here. Come Fan With Us! Why...
Via Field Gulls
12 hours ago

Former Seahawks Teammates Remember Cortez Kennedy, A Hall Of Fame Player And A “Dear Friend”

Former Seahawks remember Cortez Kennedy, a dominant player and a "dear friend."
Via Seahawks.com
1 day ago

Report: Seahawks’ interest in Colin Kaepernick intensifies

The Seahawks are apparently taking the next step in their interest in Colin Kaepernick. The league-owned NFL Network reported Wednesday morning the free agent was in Seattle to visit the … Click to Continue »
Via Seahawks Insider
1 day ago

Pro Football Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy dies at 48

In some tragic and extremely shocking news around the football world, former Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle and Pro Football Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy has passed away at the age of 48.TMZ Sports was the first to report this sad news, indicating that the Orlando Police Department has confirmed Kennedy’s passing.“We spoke to Orlando PD who confirmed Kennedy’s passing ...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett calls for Seattle Times boycott

It looks like the Seattle Times is going to have a difficult time getting quotes from Michael Bennett or any of his teammates in the near future because the Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman has just started a boycott against the newspaper after calling him immature in an article published over the weekend. Bennett responded to the newspaper and author on social media, voicing...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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 ...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pete Carroll: Seahawks will focus more on the run in 2017

The Seattle Seahawks struggled to get anything of substance going on the ground last season. Dealing with ineffectiveness and injury at running back, Pete Carroll’s squad ranked 25th on the ground after finishing in the top three the previous season. This primarily had to do with Marshawn Lynch’s brief retirement and continued injury issues relating to second-year back Thomas...
Via Sportsnaut
6 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,...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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
9 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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 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
9 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
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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