Seahawks QB Russell Wilson is paid less than his two backups

Russell Wilson is one of the NFL’s most popular, dynamic and successful young players. So, one would assume the Seattle Seahawks are paying their franchise quarterback the big bucks, right? Not exactly. NFL players are unable to renegotiate their rookie contracts until after their third pro season, meaning Wilson’s salary is, for the time being, locked in at $662,434 per year...
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Doug Baldwin still hasn’t signed his tender

Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin hasn’t signed his restricted free agent tender yet.   Baldwin can freely sign with another team right now and the Seahawks would have five days to match or else they would lose him, but receive a second round pick in return.  He told the Seattle Times that he hasn’t spoken with any teams. If Baldwin is going to sign elsewhere it has to happen...
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Report: Seahawks, Richard Sherman haven’t made as much progress as people think

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reported on Tuesday that the Seahawks and Richard Sherman have been making significant progress towards a new contract. Mike Florio of is reporting that isn’t the case. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, multiple reports of significant progress aren’t accurate.  A consensus hasn’t been reached on dollars or terms...
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Is Richard Sherman worth at least $13 million a year?

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Terrelle Pryor could be a boon for the Seattle Seahawks, and vice versa

The Seattle Seahawks added to their arsenal on Monday, acquiring Terrelle Pryor from the Oakland Raiders in exchange for only a seventh-round pick. It’s enough to make you wonder how nobody out there thought a player with such talent was worth a simple sixth rounder. After all, despite playing the same position as Russell Wilson, Pryor can both a) provide insurance for Wilson,...
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Power Rankings: Seattle Seahawks have a top-15 offense in the NFL

The old adage is that “defense wins championships.” But more and more, that sounds like a cliché being echoed by a coach, analyst or fan intent on living in the past. Nowadays, offense makes the difference; at least most of the time. Looking for proof? Take a look at the teams that made the playoffs last season. The 12 teams who made the postseason all finished in the top-18...
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Report: Seahawks, Richard Sherman nearing deal to make him top-paid NFL CB

The Seattle Seahawks are prepared to make All-Pro Richard Sherman the NFL’s highest-paid corner. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Seahawks are close to getting Sherman signed to a long-term contract that will surpass Darrelle Revis’s $12 million compensation in 2014. Several league sources anticipate the contract will be worth more than $13M a season when finalized...
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Dissecting Terrelle Pryor’s Downhill Slide

Terrelle Pryor has to be scratching his head wondering ‘how did I get here?’ Despite being rated as a phenomenon both in  high school and in college, Pryor is now fighting to be the backup quarterback in Seattle after a trade on Monday shipped him out of Oakland for a seventh-round draft pick. Please click here to read this story The post Dissecting Terrelle Pryor’s Downhill...
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Seahawks, Sherman making 'considerable progress' on deal

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that the Seahawks and CB Richard Sherman have made “considerable progress” on a contract extension that would make him the highest paid cornerback in the league. La Canfora adds that Sherman’s next contract is expected to pay him over $13 millino per year. The two sides are reportedly maintaining “good dialogue” as they work on an...
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When the Seattle Seahawks acquired Terrelle Pryor is wasn’t to compete for the starting QB job held by Russell Wilson.

The Seattle Seahawks picked up quarterback Terrelle Pryor, from the Oakland Raiders for next to nothing. Sources are reporting the Seahawks gave up a 7th round pick for him. Now the question becomes on whether Pryor remains a quarterback, or if Pete Carroll has any intentions of having Pryor play tight end or wide receiver. Make no mistake about it, Russell Wilson is the starting...
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Seahawks’ Sidney Rice said he turned down better offer from Jets

Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice decided to return to Seattle on a one-year deal.  The 27-year-old told 710 ESPN Seattle on Monday that he turned down a better offer from the New York Jets. Rice will make $1.4 million if he stays on the roster for the entire season.  Rice also will receive $15,625 for every week he’s on the roster in the regular season. Rice was released by...
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VIDEO: Russell Wilson’s Batman highlight reel

This is pretty fantastic. Last week we brought you a bunch of highlight reels featuring the best of the Seahawks from the 2013 season. It took me a while but I finally found one of our obscenely handsome quarterback worth sharing. This video splices clips of The Dark Knight with Russell Wilson’s best plays of the year. I think we have a winner. Here’s more Seahawks highlights...
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Report: Marshawn Lynch could be cut in 2015

In 2013, Marshawn Lynch was 'bout that action. In 2015, the Seahawks could be 'bout moving on. According to ESPN's John Clayton, Lynch is a candidate to be cut in 2015, when he turns 29-years-old and is owed $7.5 million in non-guaranteed salary. Prior to then, Seattle -- which prefers to lock up its own talent -- is expected to dole out mega extensions to quarterback...
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Sidney Rice’s new deal gives Seahawks more flexibility

On Wednesday night we brought you the story, first reported by the man himself, that Sidney Rice was signing with the Seahawks. At the time the details of the contract were not available. Now we can bring you the fine print. According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, the new deal tops out at around $1.4 million: It's a sensible deal for Rice and the #Seahawks, who are protected...
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Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin poses a very interesting question on Twitter

Twitter is a very good resource, especially if you have a question or need a question answered. Well today Doug Baldwin posted a very interesting question to his followers. It was a very interesting question, but for the amount of money they get in the NFL, it makes it seem pretty manageable. If you want […] The post Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin poses a very interesting...
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