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This Seahawks have extended the only member of their offensive line who wasn’t hurt last season, center Max Unger. Unger will get over 24 million combined over 2013-2016, adding this extension onto the million or so he’ll make this year in the final year of his rookie deal. This deal also guarantees him 12 million total.
Considering elite centers like Scott Wells (4 years, 24 million, 13 million guaranteed) and Chris Myers (4 years, 25 million, 14 million guaranteed) got similar amounts on their contracts this offseason, Unger is overpaid. He’s not an elite center and has never been one. This season, he was ProFootballFocus’ 17th ranked center, about as middle of the pack as you can get. There’s no reason to pay a solid starting center this much money.
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The Seattle Seahawks will win the NFC West in 2012. A bold prediction given the San Francisco 49ers had the title wrapped up in Week 13 last season and ultimately went 13-3 in the regular season under first year head coach Jim Harbaugh. Despite the 49ers success last year the Seahawks will win the NFC West [...]
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Meet Corey Hoover. He has kids. He lives in Denver. He tweets. He parents. He has a bunch of tattoos. And he loves the Seattle Seahawks. LOVES THEM. How much does Corey love the Seahawks, a team that is 269-295 all-time? Corey Hoover loves the Seahawks so much, he recently had this insane 12th Man tattoo needled into his right side from the armpit to his waist. That, Seahawks Nation...
The Seahawks signed center Max Unger to a long-term contract extension. Terms were not disclosed, but the deal makes Unger one of the NFL's highest-paid centers. General manager John Schneider and coach Pete Carroll worked to fortify an offensive line that was a weakness when they arrived together in Seattle. All five starting offensive linemen are now signed through at least...
Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says he was disappointed by Marshawn Lynch for his arrest on charges of driving under the influence in Northern California, but said he's had good communication with his star running back following the incident.
The Seahawks opened training camp Saturday with most of the focus on the three-way battle for the starting quarterback position and...
Free agent wide receiver Braylon Edwards is working out for the Seattle Seahawks, who may be looking for a proven No. 2 receiver for their offense.
The team confirmed Edwards' workout Thursday. The Seahawks will open training camp Saturday with plenty of questions at wide receiver. Sidney Rice is coming off two shoulder surgeries in the offseason and the rest of Seattle'...
Finally, the wait is over. We're just 90 minutes away from the opening of Bing Training Camp 2012 at VMAC, and I'll be in attendance to make observations and take photos. So many questions about this team, this year. Can anyone remember a time when there was more excitement, more optimism and generally more buzz about a Seahawks team? (The Jim Mora season doesn't count...
Free agent wide receiver Braylon Edwards is working out for the Seattle Seahawks today.
The team confirmed Edwards' workout Thursday.
The Seahawks will open training camp Saturday with plenty of questions at wide receiver.
Sidney Rice is coming off two shoulder surgeries, Seattle released Mike Williams earlier this month, Doug Baldwin is only in his 2nd season, and...
The Seattle Seahawks have signed wide receiver Antonio Bryant.
Bryant hasn't played since catching 39 passes for 600 yards and four touchdowns for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers three years ago.
Bryant was at the Seahawks' mandatory minicamp on a trial basis, but wasn't signed because he wasn't in shape.
Now, he apparently is.
He has caught 372 career passes for 5,685...
According to Curtis Crabtree of 950 KJR in Seattle, the Seahawks have signed free agent wide receiver Antonio Bryant to a one-year deal.
What’s really interesting is that Bryant hasn’t even played in the NFL since 2009, when he was a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. I’m not sure what head coach Pete Carroll is thinking.
The Seahawks also brought in Braylon...