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Alex Barron made the most of his tryout during Seahawks rookie minicamp over the weekend. Barron signed a deal with Seattle on Tuesday, the team announced, along with three other rookie tryout survivors -- offensive tackle Andrew Mitchell (Cincinnati), cornerback Donny Lisowski (Montana) and tight end Cooper Helfet (Duke). "This is real good, especially when you consider that I had to sit out all of last year on injured reserve," Barron told Seahawks.com. "But I'm over that now and moving forward. I'm here to help the team the best way I can." Barron will be in the running for a backup job. Breno Giacomini, who signed a two-year deal after a strong finish to last season, is likely to start at right tackle and the future of 2011 first-rounder James Carpenter is uncertain because of a knee injury he suffered last November. Barron was the 19th overall pick in the 2005 draft but bounced from St. Louis to Dallas to New Orleans but hasn't played in ...
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SEATTLE- Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is understandably fighting to figure out who his guy his going to be.
When I say his guy think of what Peyton Manning meant to Tony Dungy. The two of them will be forever linked to each other.
After they yanked former Packers back-up Matt Flynn from the jaws of the Dolphins, it was assumed that Caroll was rolling the dice on Flynn being his...
The Seahawks spent a 4th round pick on Robert Turbin, despite giving Marshawn Lynch a great contract this offseason. Turbin provided much needed depth behind the talented, but injury prone Lynch. However, he could provide more than just that. Today, Carroll suggested that Turbin could be their 3rd down back, praising his pass catching abilities and saying that he has all the tools...
Before the season begins, the Seahawks will have to name their starting quarterback. Prior to the draft, it looked like it would be between Tarvaris Jackson and Matt Flynn. You can now throw third round pick Russell Wilson in the fray. Pete Carroll told the team's website, "He showed us enough. He's in the competition. That is going to tax us, as we know. It was already...
The Seattle Seahawks selected University of Wisconsin quarterback Russell Wilson in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft, as his perceived physical limitations (5'11" tall) led to him falling down the draft some. The Seahawks definitely took the best player available at that stage, and it looked like Wilson would spend his rookie season on the bench while incumbent Tavaris...
2012 Question Marks
There are questions looming as the Seattle Seahawks are currently preparing themselves for the 2012 season. Most of the answers we won’t even know until Week 1.
New players acquired through the draft will be spending this offseason adjusting to the professional level and proving that they are ready to play. Returning starters will be pushed and pressured by...
The Seattle Seahawks signed former St. Louis Rams first-round offensive tackle Alex Barron following a successful minicamp tryout.
A former No. 19 overall pick in 2005 from Florida State, Barron started 74 of 76 games with St. Louis.
The Seahawks Seahawks took a lot of heat for the 1st-round selection, but they may have hit a home run with Bobby Wagner in the 2nd round.
Wagner is expected to compete with free agent acquisition Barrett Ruud and journeyman Matt McCoy for the starting job at inside linebacker, according to the Seattle Times.
Inside linebacker can be a difficult position for a rookie, as it is often...
With the loss of middle linebacker David Hawthorne in free agency this offseason, the Seattle Seahawks have an open starting spot in the middle of their defense. One guy that would love to fill that spot is rookie second round pick Bobby Wagner.
Wagner has been thrown right in at middle linebacker during minicamp and head coach Pete Carroll has made it clear that the...
The Seattle Seahawks have agreed to terms with veteran offensive lineman Alex Barron following Barron's tryout during Seattle's rookie minicamp last weekend.
Seattle announced the agreement with Barron and three others on Tuesday. The Seahawks also agreed to terms with tight end Cooper Helfet, cornerback Donny Lisowski and tackle Andrew Mitchell.
Barron was the 19th overall...
We've learned today via his twitter feed that 2012 Seattle Seahawks UDFA London Durham a CB from McNeese St. has been released.
Durham was with the Seahawks for 17 days. He was a UDFA signed after the draft. (Apr 28th)
He had the size (6-2) but obviously not what PCJS were looking for.
Here's his tweet.
London Durham CB #10 McNeese State
Class: Senior 3V
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Russell Wilson made the most of his initial rookie camp with the Seahawks. By the end of the three days of workouts, head coach Pete Carroll deemed Wilson ready to enter the competition for the starting quarterback job with Matt Flynn and Tarvaris Jackson. "He's in the competition. That is going to tax us, as we know," Carroll said Sunday. "It was already going...
In the end of April we were told by GM John Schneider that Seahawks' first-round pick in the 2011 NFL draft, T James Carpenter would likely not be ready for 2012 training camp.
Schneider said the knee injury Carpenter suffered in November during practice was a really bad injury and his recovery has been slow.
That would be overly optimistic...
Cooper Helfet has earned a free agent contract with the Seattle Seahawks
Seahawks rookie 3rd round pick Russell Wilson made the most of the recently finished 3 day rookie camp.
By the end of it all Pete Carroll deemed Wilson ready to compete for the starting job with Matt Flynn and Tarvaris Jackson.
"He's in the competition. That is going to tax us, as we know," Carroll said Sunday. "It was already going to...