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Seahawks’ Stars straddle line between insanity, genius

In the last month, Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor started holding out for more money despite having three years left on his contract, defensive end Michael Bennett compared staying with the team to a wife staying with her husband because of the kids and quarterback Russell Wilson thinks nanobubble water prevented a concussion and healed a teammate’s knee. All three...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks' Michael Bennett calls Sam Bradford 'medicore'

The NFL's salary structure is a point of contention among different players in different position groups. Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett is one of the best defensive linemen in the NFL, and just one season after signing a long-term contract, he believes that he already deserves more money.One player who he believes deserves a lot less money is Philadelphia Eagles...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett slams contracts given to mediocre quarterbacks

If there’s one thing we know about Michael Bennett, it’s that he is not afraid to speak his mind. On Tuesday, it was quarterbacks, specifically ones not in the top tier, who were squarely in the cross hairs of the Seahawks defensive lineman. During an interview with 710 ESPN in Seattle, Bennett voiced his thoughts on the large contracts being signed by “mediocre” quarterbacks...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett respects Brady and Rodgers, calls Tannehill 'mediocre'

Determining who's an "elite" quarterback in the NFL is nearly impossible. Some make the case for Eli Manning and Joe Flacco, while others will knock them for not being the best of the best.If there is anyone who knows great quarterbacks, it's a guy on the defensive side of the ball. They get to see who's tough to stop, and who will take a big hit and stand back up.For Seattle Seahawks...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie DE Frank Clark making noise along defensive line

Seattle Seahawks rookie defensive end Frank Clark was the team's top pick after they traded away their first-round selection to the Saints for tight end Jimmy Graham. Clark's tremendous potential is starting to show at the team's training camp with the help of Michael Bennett, who as well as the entire line, has taken the youngster under their wings. He had nine tackles during...
Via 60 Max Power O
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett talks great trash to star quarterbacks

    Michael Bennett is one of the more outspoken, funnier players in the NFL, so it’s no surprise to hear that he also talks some great trash to opposing quarterbacks. In a feature with Seattle Met, the Seahawks defensive lineman spoke unfiltered and shared his opinions on a range of subjects. One of the best things to come from the feature was him sharing some of his great...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Seahawks’ Michael Bennett told Peyton Manning his commercials suck

Via SeattleNet, The Seahawks Michael Bennett was asked if he talks to NFL QBs when he hits them. The answer is, yes.With Drew Brees, I’m like, “Oh, you’re too short.” Or Peyton Manning; I hit him and I was like, “Hey, Peyton! I hate your commercials!” Aaron Rodgers, same thing. He portrays himself like he’s a normal guy, but he’s supercocky.The rest of Matthew Halverson...
Via Bob's Blitz
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Seahawks to watch in their first preseason game against the Broncos

Tomorrow night we finally get our very first look at the 2015 Seattle Seahawks when they play the Denver Broncos in the first pre-season game. This roster is intriguing from top to bottom and Friday is setting up to be pretty entertaining. There is a multitude of players to watch, but since there’s not enough time to cover every single one, we’ve narrowed the list down. Here...
Via cover32
14 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Michael Bennett, Nick Foles, Bears, & Buccaneers

Michael Bennett New Buccaneers DT Tony McDaniel tells JoeBucsFan.com that Seahawks DE Michael Bennett spoke highly of playing in Tampa Bay and even said he wished he could return at some point. “No question,” McDaniel said of Bennett selling him on playing with Gerald McCoy. “I told him about, you know, I told him about some of ... The post NFL Notes: Michael Bennett...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Youth Rejuvenates Seattle Seahawks Pass Rush

It was the talk of the NFL after Super Bowl XLVIII. Seattle Seahawks pass rushers appeared to be coming from every crack and crevice of MetLife Stadium to harass Peyton Manning into a pedestrian performance. They came in waves. Chris Clemons and Cliff Avril, and then Bruce Irvin and O’Brien Schofield would attack the edges. Michael Bennett and Clinton McDonald would collapse the...
Via Oregon Sports News
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett concerned about Seahawks’ depth moving forward

The Seahawks have been to two consecutive Super Bowls thanks in part to a collection of players who are/were being paid below their talent level and performance on the field. However, the time has come for some of those players to get big dollar contracts, which means others will become salary cap casualties. It was inevitably going to happen and defensive end Michael Bennett feels...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett Watching Situation Involving Seahawks & Kam Chancellor “Very Closely”

Rand Getlin of NFL Media mentions that Seahawks DE Michael Bennett and his representatives are expected to monitor the situation involving S Kam Chancellor and his holdout “very closely” in the coming weeks. While this probably isn’t all that surprising to hear that one player plans to watch and see what the team elects to do with a ... The post Michael Bennett...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks: Early impressions from training camp

Seattle Seahawks training camp is only a couple days in, but already there are some players impressing early. Here’s a quick breakdown of my impressions regarding the first couple days of training camp: 1. Cassius Marsh looks on track to make a splash Marsh, the fourth-round pick by the Seahawks in 2014, has shown some great burst off the line early. That’s really encouraging...
Via isportsweb.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Chancellor holds out, Bennett shows up as Seahawks camp opens

Unhappy with his contract, Michael Bennett decided to show and avoid the fines. Kam Chancellor decided the best way to get his point across was to hold out. And Bobby Wagner wants his contract extension done "now." While the Seattle Seahawks were celebrating Russell Wilson's contract extension on Friday, there were a handful of players equally unhappy about their contract status...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson contract increases likelihood of change

It’s not easy to find a franchise quarterback, so the Seattle Seahawks couldn’t afford to let Russell Wilson walk. According to Peter King of The MMQB, Wilson and the team agreed to a four-year, $87.6 million extension with approximately $60 million in guaranteed money. There’s an economic term that describes this situation: opportunity cost. Oxford defines it as “the...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks' Bennett a top 5 defensive end, according to Madden 16

Seattle Seahawks' defensive end Michael Bennett wants to be compensated for his play. Madden 16 would seem to support that notion, as it has Bennett ranked No. 3 overall (95) among his peers at the position, trailing only J.J. Watt (99) and Muhammad Wilkerson (96). Per Madden: "Bennett is one of the keys to the Seahawks’ dominant defense. He’s strong across the board and features...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Seahawks need to find a way to keep Michael Bennett happy

A lot of people are worried about Russell Wilson’s contract negotiations with the Seattle Seahawks. Not I. If I have written it once, I have written it fifty times: the Seahawks will pay Wilson handsomely. He’s a franchise quarterback who has won a Super Bowl. That’s not a commodity that NFL teams let walk away these days. Eventually, it will get done. I’m also confident...
Via cover32
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

The five all-time funniest quotes from Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett is one of the most exciting NFL players to watch on the field and one of the most compelling characters off of it. Over the last couple of years we have been treated to some timeless hilarity from Bennett. Here are the five funniest Bennett quotes of all time… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The 10 top candidates to win MVP in 2015 Fantasy...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Three intangibles that help make the Seattle Seahawks the best team in the NFL

Let’s all take a moment to appreciate how relatively quiet the Seahawks offseason has been. Yes there was the initial concern over Marshawn Lynch’s retirement.  Also, there has been the contract drama with Bruce Irvin and Michael Bennett and the continuing uncertainty of Russell Wilson.  However, that’s largely been it  for the Seahawks. The rest of the news has been...
Via cover32
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks: Sometimes it’s business before football

As fans we sometimes get immersed in the sport and look forward to good football week in and week out. We often times completely forget about the business side of things. Then comes the offseason when your favorite player gets traded away, your second favorite player opts out of his contract and signs with a new team, players holdout from attending training camp, and your team passed...
Via isportsweb.com
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Three options for the Seattle Seahawks to deal with Michael Bennett

Contract talks for the casual fan are the annoying reminder than the NFL is a business and that the players are in it for something more mundane than gridiron glory.  For more plugged in fans, it is simply a part of the game to learn about.  For the Seattle eahawks we have a case study this offseason in two different ways to approach contract issues. On the one hand we have Russell...
Via cover32
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Bennett: They want me to play five positions but pay me for one

Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett has been making a lot of noise about his contract and while he skipped voluntary workouts this offseason to force the team's hand, he's now trying to explain the exact reason why he feels he should get a bump in pay. “I know a lot of people disagree because I don’t put up all the numbers, but if you watch the games, I’m...
Via 60 Max Power O
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett gives his reasoning for potential holdout

Michael Bennett is unhappy with his current contract with the Seattle Seahawks. Bennett said last week that holding out at training camp is a possibility. We know Bennett wants more money despite signing a new four-year deal worth 28.5 million just last year. Bennett has now revealed his reasoning on why he deserves more money.“I know a lot of people disagree because I don...
Via Fox Sports
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Tuesday web roundup: Seattle Seahawks

Seahawks DL Bennett: Training camp holdout 'definitely possible'  Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett told NFL.com on Monday that it's "definitely possible" he holds out and does not report to the start of ... Russell Wilson wants to be with Seahawks for "really long time" Unless you've been living a rock, you probably know that one of the main summer story...
Via 60 Max Power O
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Seahawks DE Michael Bennett Says Holding Out Of Camp Is “Definitely Possible”

Seahawks DE Michael Bennett tells NFL Media’s Steve Wyche in a phone conversation Monday that holding out of training camp is “definitely possible.” According to Bennett, he’s willing to incur fines that would come from holding out of camp. Bennett added that the Seahawks are getting a great deal with his contract given that he plays ...The post Seahawks DE Michael Bennett...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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