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Are any Seattle Seahawks either of the week’s biggest heroes or goats?

Despite the fact that the games didn’t mean anything in the standings, and will be long forgotten in a week or two, the first week of the preseason provided plenty of highlights and lowlights. There were reasons to be excited, causes for concern and everything in between. What players were at each extreme of the spectrum this week? To see the “Heroes and Goats” from preseason...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Seattle Seahawks spot in Week 1 preseason edition is debatable

Every team has played a game. Yes, it was an exhibition. And yes, a lot of star players didn’t even bother to suit up. But it was a game, against a real opponent and with a final score; so it meant something. Preseason games can be tricky. Some teams take them seriously, while others are simply trying to get through their four required exhibitions without suffering any serious...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tight end Cooper Helfet plays his best game as a Seahawk

It’s been a long journey for tight end Cooper Helfet. After his final season at Duke University, in 2011, Helfet went undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft but was picked up by the Seahawks in mid-May of that year. Since then, Helfet has been waived or released four times by the Seahawks, and has always been on the practice squad when he is with the team. Helfet has yet to play in...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks signed 8 players to future deals today

Seahawks signed DT D’Anthony Smith, DB Akeem Auguste, WR Phil Bates, DT Michael Brooks, DT Dewayne Cherrington, WR Arceto Clark, TE Cooper Helfet, and OG Jared Smith. All 8 of these players were on the practice squad during the Super Bowl.  Michael Brooks might have been the most moved player all season, going from the […]The post Seahawks signed 8 players to future deals today...
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February 05, 2014  |  2 Comments

Practice Squad Announced (9/31)

I'm getting to this a bit late thanks to some Labor Day barbecue awesomeness, but the Seahawks have officially announced their practice squad: G Ryan Seymour (2013 7th round pick) G Jared Smith (2013 7th round pick) TE Cooper Helfet WR Bryan Walters DT Michael Brooks DT Sealver Siliga DE/LB Ty Powell (2013 7th round pick) S DeShawn Shead Because...
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September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Seattle signs 3 draft picks to practice squad

The Seattle Seahawks have placed three of their 2013 draft picks on their eight-man practice squad. Seattle announced the practice squad on Monday. All eight players were in Seattle's training camp. The Seahawks brought back offensive linemen Ryan Seymour and Jared Smith, and linebacker Ty Powell, all three taken in April's draft and released last week. Smith is making...
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September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Seattle signs 10 players to future contracts

The Seattle Seahawks have signed 10 players to future contracts, including eight who were on their practice squad at the end of the season. The signings were on the NFL transaction report on Wednesday. The eight players on the Seahawks practice squad at the end of the season were: wide receivers Phil Bates and Bryan Waters; linebacker Kyle Knox; defensive backs Ron Parker and Chandler...
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January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Seahawks make roster moves to reach 53-man limit

The Seattle Seahawks have kept veteran wide receivers Braylon Edwards and Ben Obomanu on their final 53-man roster and waived returning young receivers Deon Butler, Kris Durham and Ricardo Lockette. The Seahawks waived 16 players on Friday night. They waived/injured tight end Cooper Helfet and running back Vai Taua; reached an injury settlement with defensive lineman Pep Levingston...
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August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Seahawks Beat Raiders, 21-3

With all the question marks surrounding the wide receiver position, it was surprising to see the Seahawks spend so much time on the run game tonight (41 runs versus 30 passes).  That would seem to indicate that the coaching staff already knew who they wanted to keep headed into this game, and it's anyone's guess at this point which receivers will survive the final roster...
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August 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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