JR SWEEZY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Did Pete Carroll’s talk with J.R. Sweezy help to fix the Seahawks offensive line problems? That’s going to be key this week.

It doesn’t take long for Pete Carrol to address one of the Seattle Seahawks weaknesses. On the plane ride home after last weeks game he had a long talk with J.R. Sweezy with hopes of improving his offensive line play before this Sunday’s game against the 49ers. Carroll knows the running game can only get better,he also knows the key to a win over the 49ers is going to be great...
Via Streaming Sports Talk
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Sweezy takes hold of starting job

Two years ago, J.R. Sweezy was playing defensive tackle at North Carolina State. Now, he's a starting offensive guard for the Seattle Seahawks. It's quite a transition for a player to make once he reaches the professional level but Sweezy has acclimated entering his second season playing the position and earned the trust of the Seahawks coaching staff. ''It'...
Via Fox Sports
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

John Moffitt will compete for a starting job in Seattle

According to the News Tribune, Seahawks third-year offensive lineman John Moffitt is expected to compete with J.R. Sweezy for the starting right guard spot during training camp. Moffitt, a third-year pro, and converted defensive lineman Sweezy split practice repetitions at right guard with the first unit during Seattle’s offseason program while the two battle for the starting job...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Seattle drafts Smith, Bowie with final picks

The Seattle Seahawks selected New Hampshire defensive tackle Jared Smith in the seventh round and plan on moving him to the offensive line. Smith was taken with the first of Seattle's two compensatory picks on Saturday. Seattle selected offensive tackle Michael Bowie from Northeast Oklahoma with its final pick in the draft. Smith said Seattle was the only team that talked to...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Week One Updates (9-6)

There's not much to report at the moment beyond a few quick bits of news, so here you go:J.R. Sweezy will be starting at right guard against the Cardinals.  John Moffitt could still reclaim his job at some point this season, but for now it appears to be Sweezy's to lose.  And before we start nailing Moffitt to the wall for being a third-round bust, it's entirely...
Via Seahawk Addicts
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson’s guard could be a former defensive tackle?

I had the pleasure to watch J.R. Sweezy play at the Battle of Florida and let me tell you the kid was a monster on the defensive line, but could he be a starting guard? I was blown away when I read it, and I could have sworn it was a mistake, but it is the truth. The Seahawks seventh-round pick J.R. Sweezy continues to work as the team’s starting right guard. As the former defensive...
Via NFL Draft Zone
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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