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It's not a position you hear about often, but the Seattle Seahawks are apparently not too satisifed in what they have already. Long-snapper Adam Steiner signed with the Oakland Raiders as a rookie free agent, but was released on Tuesday. That's when Seattle swooped in to grab him off waivers and place him in a direct competition with Clint Gresham, the team's long-snapper for the past three seasons. Gresham signed his restricted free agent tender this season and will earn $1.323 million is he comes out on top. Per The 6-foot-2, 240-pound Steiner, who played his college ball at Akron, was signed by the Raiders last month after the NFL Draft. His late father, Charles, spent a summer in the Bills training camp.

Richard Sherman hires ‘Fail Mary’ referee for charity game

Nearly eight months after the infamous "Fail Mary" game, Richard Sherman has given a job to the person responsible for one of the NFL's all-time biggest gaffes. Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times reports the Seahawks' Pro Bowl cornerback hired the then-replacement referee who gifted the Packers a victory last September to umpire his July 7 charity softball game...

Seahawks’ Richard Sherman hires NFL replacement ref to officiate charity softball game

According to Black Sports Online, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman posted on his Facebook page that he hired Lance Easley to officiate a charity softball game that he put together.  He’s the referee that blew a huge call on Monday Night Football that prompted the NFL to get a deal done with the regular officials. “Remember the Ref who called TD during the Green Bay...

Seahawks' Carroll Jumpstarts Switch

Brandon Smith, who was signed after trying out at the Packers' rookie camp last weekend, hasn't played in a game since 2010. He spent last year transitioning from wide receiver to cornerback on the advice of Seattle coach Pete Carroll.

Richard Sherman Hires Infamous Replacement Ref For Charity Softball Game

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman could have gotten anyone to act as the umpire for his up-coming charity softball game. Any number of Seattle-based celebrities would have likely jumped at the chance to be a part of the July 7 event in Tacoma. But just getting anyone would not be his style. He wanted it to be someone special; someone unique. He got the ref that made...

The “Simultaneous Catch” Ref is the Umpire for Richard Sherman’s Celebrity Softball Game

Remember the crazy ending of the week three Monday Night Football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers?  Of course you do, because ESPN still continues to show the game-winning touchdown “catch” by Seattle wide Receiver Golden Tate.  You know who else remembers it?  Seahawks All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman. On July 7th, Sherman is hosting a celebrity...

ICYMI…Richard Sherman gets to Seahawks rookie camp by way of jet ski

Jet Ski Adventures What may sound like a reality show in the making actually occurred this past weekend, as standout cornerback Richard Sherman decided to head over to the VMAC (Virginia Masoc Athletic Center) to check out how this years’ rookie camp was progressing. Now I know reality shows may be on their way out (or so I hope), but can’t you imagine the hilarity that would...

Richard Sherman Hires Ref Who Blew Call in Monday Night Seahawks-Packers Game to Umpire Charity Softball

Say what you will about Richard Sherman, but the outspoken cornerback has a sense of humor. Sherman hired Lance Easley to umpire his charity softball game on July 7, according to the event’s Facebook page. Easley, for those who don’t recall, is the NFL replacement referee who blew the simultaneous catch call in the Monday Night Football matchup between the Seahawks and Packers...

Richard Sherman Hires NFL Replacement Ref For Charity Softball Game

Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman loves to make a splash or bring attention to himself.  With so much free time during this off-season, Sherman is going to bring some attention to himself, and poke the Packers a little bit. Sherman is hosting a charity softball game in July, and he hired a special guest referee to take part in the festivities. Sherman wrote on the Facebook page for...

Richard Sherman hires "NFL Replacement Ref" for charity softball game

For those of you who didn't know already, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is hosting a charity softball game in July and he got a very special person to help call the game. The replacement referee who helped the Seahawks score a week three victory against the Green Bay Packers in 2012 NFL Season. The fine folks over at Pro Football Talk have the official details...

Replacement ref who called the Hail Mary TD in Seattle will be an ump at Richard Sherman’s softball game

It seems that Richard Sherman is still very appreciative of Lance Easley. You remember old Lance. He was the guy that said Golden Tate caught the ball and awarded the Seattle Seahawks with a Hail Mary touchdown to win the game over the Green Bay Packers. This was the catalyst that sent the NFL into overtime in their negotiations to strike a deal with the actual referees after fans...

'Innacurate reception' ref umping softball for Seahawks

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Lance Easley just will not go away. The NFL replacement referee who infamously ruled a touchdown on the final play between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks in Week 3 last season is once again making the most out of his blown call. Easley will umpire an upcoming charity softball game that is being hosted by Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman. "...

Seahawks rookies we expect to make an impact in 2013

Filling the Needs To get what needs to immediately be said before addressing this article, the Seattle Seahawks are loaded with talent. A youth-movement that has been supplemented with the presence of veterans has led this team to being an early favorite in the NFC while garnering the attention of the national media. Players like Earl Thomas, Russell Wilson, Richard Sherman, Brandon...
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