Seahawks: Injury data from 2016 demonstrates the importance of depth

The Seattle Seahawks were an anomaly in 2016. They were able to win despite being one of the most injured teams in the NFL. It is no coincidence that the New England Patriots were both the NFL’s second-least-injured team and the Super Bowl champions. The NFL teams that avoid injuries win more. It really isn’t […] Seahawks: Injury data from 2016 demonstrates the importance of...
Via 12th Man Rising
2 hours ago

Seahawks meet with DT Earl Mitchell, but why?

The interest of the Seattle Seahawks in defensive tackle Earl Mitchell makes no sense. They have better and cheaper versions of him already on the roster. Defensive tackle Earl Mitchell was part of the housecleaning done by the Miami Dolphins this past week. Mitchell and DE Mario Williams were cut, while Brandon Albert will be […] Seahawks meet with DT Earl Mitchell, but why? ...
Via 12th Man Rising
8 hours ago

Rumor: Seahawks open to trading Jimmy Graham

Rumors of interest by the Seattle Seahawks to trade Jimmy Graham appear to be greatly exaggerated. No such move appears forthcoming. Rumors are floating around that the Seattle Seahawks are open to trading away tight end Jimmy Graham. While that would be an interesting development, all signs point to this one rumor not having any […] Rumor: Seahawks open to trading Jimmy Graham...
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2 days ago

Ex-Seahawks RB coach Sherman Smith: Seattle didn’t have player who defined run game in 2016

When former Seahawks running back coach Sherman Smith was coaching Marshawn Lynch, opponents knew they were in for a rough-and-tumble day trying to stop Seattle’s ground game. But in 2016, Seattle’s first after Lynch’s retirement and what turned out to be Smith’s last season on the coaching staff, things were different. “Teams didn’t come in against us this year saying...
Via 710 ESPN Seattle
2 days ago

Seahawks set to meet with free agent defensive tackle Earl Mitchell

In my free agent report on the Miami Dolphins, I acknowledged defensive tackle Earl Mitchell as a potential cap casualty, and then a few days later he was released. I did, however, say that I didn’t think Mitchell was the answer to the Seattle Seahawks depth issues at defensive tackle ... but the Seahawks may not agree. A report by Mike Garafolo on Saturday says that Mitchell...
Via Field Gulls
2 days ago

Former Seahawks running backs coach Sherman Smith says Pete Carroll wanted a change

When news broke earlier this week that Sherman Smith would not return next season as the Seahawks’ running backs coach, it wasn’t clear whose decision that was. Smith made it known during an interview with “Brock and Salk” Friday morning that it wasn’t his, at least not entirely. Smith, 62, said he had been considering retirement and that he told the team’s running backs...
Via 710 ESPN Seattle
3 days ago

Seahawks Offseason Position Breakdown: Special Teams

A look at where the Seahawks stand on special teams heading into the offseason.
3 days ago

Seahawks Say Thanks During National Salute To Veteran Patients Week

The Seahawks visited Seattle Veterans Hospital on Thursday to help open a revamped recreation room.
3 days ago

Chris Hansen still optimistic on chances for new arena in Seattle

By Tim Booth The Associated Press SEATTLE – More than five years into efforts to get a new arena built in Seattle, Chris Hansen remains confident that his goal of being the facilitator for getting the NBA and NHL to Seattle will ultimately be realized. Even if that means dipping even deeper into his pocket to offer up a privately financed facility. “We view that as a civic obligation...
4 days ago

AP Interview: Investor optimistic on Seattle arena chances

SEATTLE (AP) Investor Chris Hansen stressed patience and optimism Thursday in his ongoing effort to build an arena to house a possible NBA or NHL franchise in Seattle's stadium district. Hansen's interview with The Associated Press represented his first public comments in nearly two years about the efforts. Hansen acknowledged his investment group was surprised by the City Council...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL CB Shawn Springs is now a CEO at a startup aiming to make football safer

Former NFL cornerback Shawn Springs went from being a first-round draft pick of the Seattle Seahawks in 1997 to the CEO of a startup company that is creating new helmet technology.Springs, who spent three years analyzing the helmet industry, has utilized parts of baby car seats as a means for a protective foam. The Crash Cloud system consists of airbags that are lightweight and...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL issues warning, no punishment, to Seahawks for Richard Sherman injury report controversy

As expected, the Seattle Seahawks received a slap on the wrist from the NFL office for mishandling their weekly injury report last season. Rather than taking away a draft pick from the Seahawks, the NFL resorted to little more than issuing a warning to the team. Richard Sherman’s knee injury was never reported by the Seahawks at any point last season despite Sherman missing practice...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Seahawks only issued a warning for not disclosing Richard Sherman's injury

The Seattle Seahawks found themselves in some hot water with the league office last month after it was discovered that they didn’t disclose an MCL injury that hampered Richard Sherman for weeks. He never appeared on the injury report, and after the season ended, Pete Carroll acknowledged that he may have messed up by not sharing Sherman’s ailment with the NFL.After it was first...
Via FOX Sports
6 days ago

Seahawks only issued warning for not disclosing Richard Sherman injury

The Seattle Seahawks violated NFL rules this season by failing to disclose that Richard Sherman was dealing with a knee injury, but the league is not going to punish them for it. Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports that the Seahawks are only being issued a warning because NFL officials determined the team was confused about the rule regarding injury reports and practice participation...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Seahawks let off with warning about not disclosing Richard Sherman injury

The Seattle Seahawks will not face NFL discipline for failing to disclose Richard Sherman’s knee injury this past season. Instead, the franchise will be hit with a warning only, according to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network. Likely, this means the Pittsburgh Steelers will also face a warning only for failing to disclose Le’Veon Bell’s groin injury.It’s interesting that the NFL...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss


The Seattle Seahawks have been as good as the franchise has seen in the seven-year tenure of coach Pete Carroll’s mad NFL experiment. Harnessing the confidence of a Super Bowl XLVIII victory and compiling a depth chart featuring All-Pro players, the Seahawks have become perennial playoff participants.  It’s been good news for the team and 12’s alike. The “Win Forever”...
Via The Sports Quotient
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL player pulls out of Israel trip, feels 'used'

JERUSALEM (AP) An American professional football player has pulled out of a planned trip to Israel, accusing its government of trying to use him for PR purposes. Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett cited Muhammad Ali's support for the Palestinians, saying he too wanted to be a ''voice for the voiceless.'' Israeli officials had boasted the visit this week would...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

5 things Falcons need to get back to the Super Bowl

The Atlanta Falcons were minutes away from defeating the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI to bring home the franchise’s very first Lombardi Trophy. They had it in the bag. But then, in what felt like the blink of an eye, the wheels came off and the Falcons were left in shattered pieces on the turf at NRG Stadium.For the Patriots, it was a historic and legendary comeback. For...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL: Seattle Seahawks Year in Review

After a disappointing blowout loss to the Atlanta Falcons last Saturday in the NFC Divisional Round, fans of the Seattle Seahawks are again unsure of the team’s future after an interesting year to say the least. Plagued with injuries and never seeming to find a consistent rhythm, to say 2016 was a year of ups and downs for the Seahawks would be an understatement. But there is hope...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson tweets his aspirations for 2017 season

Now that Super Bowl LI is in the bag and Tom Brady and the New England Patriots have once again clinched the title, it’s time to envision which two teams might play in next year’s title game.It appears Seattle Seahawks Russell Wilson already has this covered. Looks like a date. Wilson has played in two Super Bowls since he was drafted in 2012. The Lombardi Trophy he is hoisting...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks unlikely to be disciplined for hiding Sherman injury?

The Seattle Seahawks violated NFL rules when they did not disclose that Richard Sherman played through a significant injury for much of the season, but the decision to be secretive may not end up costing the team anything.According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, the league is not expected to discipline the Seahawks heavily. In fact, they may face no sanctions at all. Considering a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Seattle Seahawks should be optimistic about their running game

The Seattle Seahawks had a fall from grace in terms of being able to pound the football. After ranking 7th, 1st, and 3rd in running offense according to footballoutsiders DVOA the last three seasons, they finished 25th in 2016. While on paper that looks like a real step down, the factors going into that are many and can be fixed going forward. An inexperienced offensive line and...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every head coach in the history of the Seattle Seahawks

Founded as an expansion team in 1976, the Seattle Seahawks have had only eight coaches in NFL franchise history. This list includes one Hall of Fame player and one Super Bowl winner. How many of the leaders of the Seahawks can you name?Clue: Years Active
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan looking to join rare Super Bowl company

Matt Ryan is one game away from joining a rare group of playoff quarterbacks.According to ESPN Stats and Information, only six quarterbacks have ever thrown at least seven touchdowns and zero interceptions during a single postseason. Ryan brings those exact numbers—seven touchdowns and zero interceptions—into Super Bowl LI.The previous six—Joe Flacco (2012), Drew Brees (2009...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ref attempts to restrain Michael Bennett from doing sack dance

An official in the Pro Bowl tried to prevent Michael Bennett from doing his signature sack dance during Sunday night’s game, but was unsuccessful in doing so.Bennett sacked Andy Dalton in the second quarter of the Pro Bowl, and then proceeded to bust out his three-pump sack dance. The ref, however, wanted to keep the game as family-friendly as possible, so he grabbed Bennett to...
Via The Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

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