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SEAHAWKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Michael Bennett Confirms He’s Asked Seahawks For New Deal, Wants To Be Paid As A Top-8 DE

Seahawks DE Michael Bennett confirmed that he has asked the team for a new contract during a dinner in for his foundation Friday night. “Trying to get the contract right,’’ said Bennett, when asked about skipping the first three OTAs this week, via Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times. “I’ll be there shortly. I don’t know when ... The post Michael Bennett Confirms He...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Seattle Seahawks will reach the Super Bowl for the third straight season

Although they have gone through some transformations on their roster and have some areas they need to improve the Seattle Seahawks are still the scariest team in the league. As of right now the Seahawks are the favorite to win the Super Bowl in Vegas with their odds being 6 to 1. The closest behind them is no surprise the New England Patriots at 8 to 1. Packers and Seahawks in the...
Via isportsweb.com
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman helping Cary Williams with Seahawks’ technique

The 6-foot-1 and 190-pound Cary Williams talked Thursday about the Seattle Seahawks and the Legion of Boom’s obsessive “attention to detail.” “It’s a great environment,” Williams said. “It’s an environment that’s fun. You’re going to play around fast, fly around the ball. You’re encouraged to compete at the top of the routes, be as aggressive as possible,...
Via Sports-Glory
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

New 'Legion of Boom' member CB Cary Williams catching on quickly

New Seattle Seahawks cornerback Cary Williams has the type of swagger that fits with the brash personalities in the team's 'Legion of Boom' defensive secondary and is fitting in quite nicely. Williams scolded his former teammates in Philadelphia for not being tough enough; however, he won't have that problem with his new unit. "It’s a great environment," Williams said, via...
Via 60 Max Power O
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks Vulnerable at Quarterback Beyond Wilson

Russell Wilson is going to be the quarterback of the Seattle Seahawks for hopefully a very long time. His agent, Mark Rodgers, spoke with Brock and Salk on ESPN 710 Seattle and made some very optimistic and positive comments about his client's contract negotiations with the Seahawks. "I would characterize [the talks] as positive," Rodgers said on the show. He continued, "Russell...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Agent wants Russell Wilson to be a ‘Seahawk for life’

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports Russell Wilson’s agent Mark Rodgers said Thursday that negotiations with the Seattle Seahawks on a new contract for Wilson have been “positive and encouraging.” “We’ve had an ongoing dialogue, not all of it being a negotiation,” Rodgers told 710 ESPN radio in Seattle. “Some of it just being philosophical and really trying to understand...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson's agent says QB is fine with playing out contract

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson's agent Mark Rodgers said that the young signal caller is content playing out the final year of his contract. Rodgers, appearing on the “Brock and Salk” show on 710 ESPN, said there isn't any pressure in getting a deal done. "Neither side has any real deadlines. I know the public and the fans and some of the media has put a sense...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Is it finally Christine Michael’s time to shine for the Seattle Seahawks?

Pete Carroll says it’s finally go time for Seattle Seahawks running back Christine Michael: Pete Carroll: Time is now for Christine Michael to show his ability http://t.co/GBQ8GS1BPD — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) May 28, 2015 “This is a fantastic time for him. This is his time,” head coach Pete Carroll said on Tuesday. “We’re going to push him in that regard...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks have high expectations for RB Christine Michael, ready to make an impact in backfield

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is looking for more production from third-year running back Christine Michael and thinks that he could be the team's surprise star in 2015. He will battle fellow rusher Robert Turbin to backup starter Marshawn Lynch, who after another high amount of rushing attempts in 2014, should give Michael a shot at a larger role next year. "This is...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Irvin and Michael Bennett both no show for first day of Seahawks OTAs

A couple of weeks ago I wrote that the Seattle Seahawks should consider trading both Michael Bennett and Bruce Irvin to the Atlanta Falcons. It’s an admittedly difficult task to get equal value for those two, but getting rid of them may be more about addition by subtraction, because they are quickly becoming locker room trouble. Michael Bennett, Bruce Irvin skip Seahawks OTAs...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pete Carroll: Communication with Russell Wilson is ‘great’

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll appeared to make an encouraging comment about the protracted contract negotiations between the team and quarterback Russell Wilson before backing off a bit, leaving the exact progress the parties have made quite unclear. Carroll, not addressing any specifics, indicated things were progressing to the point that the sides were...Read More The...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Richard Sherman Throws Down Sweet Dunk Warming Up For a Charity Game

Recently Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor hosted a basketball game to benefit his charity. He got some of his fellow Legion of Boom members to play in the game of course including Richard Sherman. Since part of the fun in events like this is putting on a show Sherman decided to give the fans one by throwing a pass to himself off the backboard and throwing down a pretty sweet...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan goes ninja

Jon Ryan of the Seattle Seahawks is not your typical NFL punter. He is an extremely agile and athletic punter and Ryan showed off his athleticism earlier this week as he went on American Ninja Warrior. American Ninja Warrior is a television show where people try to get through an obstacle course that tests physical strength and endurance.  For example, it includes obstacles that...
Via EndZoneScore
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Wilson skipped OTAs to attend funeral with Graham

The news that Russell Wilson would be absent from the Seattle Seahawks OTA session on Tuesday may not be as significant as many would suspect as sources tell Pro Football Talk that the quarterback’s absence doesn’t have anything to do with protracted contract negotiations but a much nobler reason entirely. A league source reportedly informed...Read More The post Report: Russell...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks must protect Russell Wilson if they want to return to the Super Bowl

At this point, we all know that Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is a dual threat at the position. His ability to escape the pocket and create plays on the run separates him from anyone in this league. How long can he play like that though? The reason he’s been so successful relies heavily on his intelligence in avoiding big hits. Even with his outstanding football...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Russell Wilson to skip Seahawks' first OTAs this week

It’s already well documented that the Seattle Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson are at an impasse in contract extension negotiations. Entering the final year of his deal, Wilson is looking to potentially become the league’s highest-paid player. Meanwhile, Seattle doesn’t seem to be willing to come close to matching that demand. If things are split between the two sides...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Ryan comes up short on ‘American Ninja Warrior’ (Video)

Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan threw his name into the “American Ninja Warrior” competition this offseason, and his appearance aired on Monday night. He did about as well as you could expect. Ryan, who is one of the more athletic punters in the league, made it through two obstacles before losing a battle with the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Seattle Seahawks Punter Jon Ryan Attempts American Ninja Warrior Course

As much as we may not see them as athletes punters are indeed athletes. They have to be to do what they do. Yeah, most of them may tackle like a fat guy reaching out for a rice cake, but they don't exactly train to make tackles. Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan does a lot more than your average punter and there is no question--he is an athlete.He had to be to qualify for American...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Seahawks star Richard Sherman can dunk with the best of them

You might already know that Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman grew up playing baseball. You may not know that he can also dunk with the best of them. Over the weekend several Seahawks participated in a charity basketball game for Kam Chancellor’s foundation, and Sherman showed off some impressive hops during warmups… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: Big NFL stories fans...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Madden: Last play of Super Bowl will 'torment' Pete Carroll

In the sports world some losses cause more anguish than others. The old saying that losing by one point in the last second is more hard to handle than being blown out by 35 rings true in some cases. We have absolutely no idea what is going through the mind of Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll months after his team dropped a heart breaker in Super Bowl XLIX against the New...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks position rank: defense edition

Last week I ranked the Seattle Seahawks by offensive position. This week I take a look at the defense. 1. Safety I decided to split up the Legion of Boom here. While the cohesive unit is better than the sum of its parts, I figured I’d look at corner and safety positions separately. It’s a tough call, but the safety position tops the defensive ranking. I have yet to see a better...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

How the new rule changes benefit the Seattle Seahawks

The NFL recently announced some rule changes regarding extra points that will go in effect beginning in the 2015 season. The three main points are: 1) Extra points will now be kicked from the 15-yard line 2) Two-point conversions remain at the 2-yard line 3) Defenses will be allowed to return blocked kicks, interceptions, and fumbles for touchdowns to be counted as two points for...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett compares Pete Carroll to Willy Wonka

There are more than a few people who are surprised when they learn that Pete Carroll is one of the oldest coaches in the NFL. Let’s face it — the guy runs around acting like a frat bro throughout most of the season. Defensive end Michael Bennett, who is entering his third season playing under...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett: Playing For Pete Carroll is ‘Like Playing For Willy Wonka’

What’s it like to play for Pete Carroll? Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett was just asked that very question and he gave a very interesting and amusing answer. “I would say he’s like playing for Willy Wonka,” Bennett told John Canzano of 750 AM The Game in Portland. “He’s crazy. He wants to be young. He’s just one of those guys who’s always upbeat and...
Via Gridiron Grit
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks’ Jesse Williams Diagnosed With Cancer, Will Undergo Kidney Surgery

RENTON, Wash. — Seattle Seahawks reserve defensive tackle Jesse Williams will undergo kidney surgery after being diagnosed with cancer. The team announced Williams’ diagnosis of papillary type 2 cancer Monday but did not provide details. In a statement, Williams says he is going to focus on his health and, “fighting this battle with a return to football...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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