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The Seattle Seahawks are in an enviable position; they have the luxury to keep a high priced back up because their starter is making chump change.
The fact is the Seahawks can’t give starter Russell Wilson a raise even if they wanted to due to the new CBA rules that prohibit teams redoing rookies’ original contracts until the end of their 3rd year.
Back up Matt Flynn probably won’t be going anywhere because quite frankly, the Seahawks do not have a dire need to trade him.
However, that seems to be a good thing as the market for back up quarterbacks is drying up. According to Danny O’Neil of the Seattle Times, Pete Carroll won’t just give Flynn away for next to nothing. O’Neil writes:
‘Seattle is not going to give away Flynn. The Seahawks made that clear in February when first general manager John Schneider and then coach Pete Carroll were clear about their satisfaction with the current pair of quarterbacks.
No one ruled out a trade, but indicated the preference was to keep...
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The Seattle Seahawks biggest off-season acquisition has been Percy Harvin, but he does not come without questions. Seattle needed a big name receiver, Sidney Rice and Golden Tate are both very solid, but the Seahawks still needed something more. That’s where Percy Harvin comes in. He is a yards after catch machine, who is also a very strong kick return man, and speedster. But there...
In a troubling epidemic that is crossing over from one professional sports league to the next, another high-profile athlete has had a card bestowed upon them by Chipotle Mexican Grill that grants him free burritos for life. That’s right, joining Washington Nationals phenom Bryce Harper, Russell Wilson, the dynamic young quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks, tweeted out news this...
Seahawks general manager John Schneider initially didn’t want to trade for Percy Harvin, according to a Sports Illustrated story that indicated the Vikings initiated contact on a trade.
A week into the 2013 NFL free agency frenzy, many players have moved to knew teams. Also, many of the big name guys were let go from their respective franchises as well. Here are my top 3 winners and losers of free agency so far. Winners 1. Seattle Seahawks: In becoming one of my top [...]