Found June 13, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
Getty Images Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll has been very impressed so far with rookie safety Winston Guy during their offseason workouts.  He’s indicated that they plan on using him right away this season. “I really like this player,” Carroll said, per the Seattle Times. “I think he brings more than we had hoped at this early time. His speed is very good, instincts are excellent, he’s got a lot to learn to not make the boneheaded mistakes and things, but he’s going to play for us and be a part of what we’re doing.” With Kam Chancellor and Earl Thomas as the starting safeties, Guy will likely come in during certain defensive sub-packages as a blitzer or to help out in run support.

Pete Carroll says Tarvaris Jackson ahead of Matt Flynn for Seahawks starting quarterback job

So far, Matt Flynn has been the talk of Seahawks’ practices, but Pete Carroll today said that it was incumbent Tarvaris Jackson, not big free agent acquisition Matt Flynn, who has “his nose” in front in the starting quarterback competition. Russell Wilson has also been the talk of Seahawks’ practices, leading to some speculation that Jackson could actually be cut, with Wilson...

Pete Carroll will keep his quarterback competition going into camp

Getty Images Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll plans on keeping his three-way quarterback competition going as they get ready start training camp in just over a month. So far Carroll is happy with what he’s seen from all three quarterbacks. “I’ve been really pleased with the way they’ve worked,” Carroll said at the conclusion of minicamp, via The Associated Press...

DE Chris Clemons absent from Seattle's minicamp

Whatever focus there was on the Seattle Seahawks quarterback competition is taking a backseat during this week's minicamp because of the absence of starting defensive end Chris Clemons. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Tuesday that Clemons is holding out from the mandatory team minicamp over what Carroll characterized as concerns about Clemons' future. Carroll was under...

Seahawks coach surprised by Clemons' absence

Seattle Seahawks starting defensive end Chris Clemons was absent from the team's mandatory minicamp on Tuesday, a development that surprised coach Pete Carroll. Carroll was under the impression that Clemons would participate in minicamp after missing the part of the voluntary offseason workouts, but that changed recently. "In communications with Chris, I thought he was...

Seahawks Chris Clemons M.I.A. at mandatory OTA

As if it wasnt bad enough having a drinking game named after you (By NWSB), and then having your replacement selected in the first round of the 2012 NFL entry draft (Bruce Irvin) now we're hearing that Seattle Seahawks starting defensive end Chris Clemons was absent from the team's mandatory minicamp on Tuesday, a development that surprised coach Pete Carroll. Quote...

Seahawks working on an extension with Chris Clemons

Chris Clemons missed the entirety of the Seahawks’ mandatory minicamp this week and was fined 63 thousand, the maximum fine, by the Seahawks for doing so. However, the Seahawks are still reportedly working on a contract extension with Clemons in order to get him back for Training Camp. Clemons is heading into the final year of his contract and is owed a mere 4.5 million, despite...

Seahawks’ Chris Clemons no shows minicamp

Maurice Jones Drew was the most high profile holdout going official today, but it wasn’t the only one. Seahawks’ defensive end Chris Clemons was also a no show at mandatory minicamp today. Clemons is seeking a new deal as he heads into a contract year. He’s owed 4.5 million this season, which is very inexpensive for a player who has emerged as one of the best pass rushers in...

Seahawks fine Chris Clemons, working on extension

Getty Images According to ESPN’s John Clayton, the Seattle Seahawks have fined defensive end Chris Clemons $63,000 for skipping this week’s mandatory minicamp.  They’re also currently working on giving him the contract extension that he’s looking for. Clemons is scheduled to make $4.5 million this season, which is final year of his current contract. He racked up 51 tackles...

Fantasy football: hidden treasures

Editor’s Note:  Our newest writer, Thomas Casale, runs a fantasy football blog at His column, “The Fire Sale,” is featured on CNN/SI every week during the NFL season. Thomas started writing about fantasy football in 1998 and his work has been published on a number of different web sites and magazines.   We’re excited to announce his addition to the...
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