RICHARD SEYMOUR NEWS

Former Oakland Raider Richard Seymour playing in World Series of Poker… wearing Raiders hat?

The Oakland Raiders were the last team that Richard Seymour played for before retiring from the NFL. After spending most of his career with the New England Patriots, Seymour was traded to the Raiders before the 2009 season for a first round draft pick. Seymour went on to anchor the defensive line and acting as the veteran presence in the locker room until he parted ways with the...
Via cover32 - Raiders
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers, Lions Interested in DL Richard Seymour

  According to CBS Sports, free agent DL Richard Seymour has been approached by the 49ers and Lions about a comeback to the NFL.  Seymour stated that he would like to be on a contending team by Week 10.  He also isn’t interested  in making the Veteran Minimum, which for Seymour is $940,000.  He made $15 million with the Raiders last season and teams that showed interest in...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Richard Seymour Open to NFL Return This Season, 49ers, Lions Among Interested Teams

Richard Seymour isn’t interested in returning to the Patriots this season, but an NFL return isn’t out of the question. Seymour is open to returning for a contending team later this season, according to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora. Some teams have already reached out to the five-time All-Pro defensive lineman. “I’ll continue to entertain offers up until Week 10, looking...
Via NESN.com
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers, Lions have shown interest in RIchard Seymour

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports,  free agent defensive lineman Richard Seymour would like to sign with a team by week 10. So far the Detroit Lions and San Francisco 49ers have both shown interest in Seymour this season. Former All-Pro defensive lineman Richard Seymour told me this week he has discussed his playing status with his family and is open to a return for...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: DL Richard Seymour Open To Playing With A Contender

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that free agent DT Richard Seymour would be open to playing for a contender by Week 10. La Canfora adds that the 49ers, Lions, and Falcons have all reached out to Seymour in recent weeks. According to La Canfora, Seymour is looking to make $5 million to return this season. Seymour, 34, just recently mentioned that he wasn’t open to returning...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Richard Seymour open to returning to a contending team

Former All-Pro defensive lineman Richard Seymour told me this week he has discussed his playing status with his family and is open to a return for a “contending” team by Week 10 if it was a situation he and his wife agreed on. Seymour a standout versatile defensive end/tackle who has thrived both inside and outside was approached by the 49ers following the loss of Aldon Smith...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Richard Seymour on Patriots return, "No way"

So, you can cross that one off your list. Richard Seymour was one an anchor on the Patriots dangerous defensive line. That line's gone through many changes over the years since he was traded away to Oakland for a first round pick. Ironically, the Seymour trade was made so that the team could have enough cash to extend Seymour's buddy Vince Wilfork. Now with Wilfork out...
Via Patriots Life
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots rumors: Richard Seymour not interested in return

Following the announcement of New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork’s season-ending injury, there has been talk surrounding who will replace, or at least fill in, for the Pro Bowler. There aren’t many satisfying answers, but some speculation has swirled around the possibility of former Patriots defensive lineman Richard Seymour rejoining the team.Those rumors...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Richard Seymour not an option

Richard Seymour had football on his mind during the weekend but it wasn’t focused on the Patriots against the Falcons. It was focused on Georgia-LSU. While the team he helped win three Super Bowls was in town to face the Falcons on Sunday night only a few miles from his home Seymour was in Athens hollering for his ninth-ranked alma mater which beat sixth-ranked LSU 44-41 in a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Richard Seymour Says "No Way" to Thought of Playing for Pats

With the news that Vince Wilfork is most likely done for the season with an Achilles injury, it was only a matter of time before someone would contact free agent, and former Patriot standout, Richard Seymour to gauge his interest in a possible return to New England. Seymour's response? Short, per Ron Borges of the Boston Herald: When asked if he'd come back...
Via Ex Pats
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Richard Seymour Not Interested In Signing With The Patriots

Ron Burges of the Boston Herald spoke with former Patriots DT Richard Seymour regarding a possible return to New England. Seymour chuckled and said there’s ”no way” he would sign with the Patriots if they were to show interest. Seymour, 33, mentioned that he’s enjoying his time away from the game and working to earn his pilots licence. He did mention that he could...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Richard Seymour not thinking about return to Patriots

Reached this morning at his home outside of Atlanta former Patriots and Raiders defensive lineman Richard Seymour indicated that he was not considering a return to New England in the wake of Vince Wilfork's season-ending Achilles injury. When asked if he'd come back to the Patriots where he was part of all three Super Bowl championship teams Seymour chuckled responding ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Richard Seymour Says ‘No Way’ When Asked About Potential Return to Patriots

Some of Richard Seymour‘s best seasons as a pro he spent as a member of the New England Patriots. But don’t expect him back in a Patriots uniform anytime soon. Patriots nose tackle Vince Wilfork suffered a season-ending Achilles injury on Sunday night, leading to rampant speculation that Seymour could be fit for a return. As it turns out, he’s not in the least bit interested...
Via NESN.com
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Should the Patriots sign Richard Seymour?

After a wave of cuts today, one unit on the Patriot's defense is looking especially scarce: the defensive line. Justin Francis, Marcus Bernard, Marcus Forston, and Jermaine Cunningham, four players who provided some depth on the line, have all been released. The biggest surprise there was Francis, who showed some promise last season but apparently was too hobbled with injuries...
Via Patriots Life
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons Won’t Rule Out Signing DT Richard Seymour

Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff discussed the team’s financial situation and the possibility of signing free agent DT Richard Seymour with 790 The Zone. Atlanta currently has about $7 million in salary cap space to work with, but Dimitroff mentioned that this money will likely be used in case they need to add some help following an injury. “There is some room, but we also have...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders offseason moves raise questions about how team is being run

The Oakland Raiders haven’t exactly been a model NFL franchise over the past decade. But when general manager Reggie McKenzie was hired before last season and began purging bad contracts and questionable acquisitions made by the previous regime, it looked as if there was hope for Raider Nation for the first time in recent memory. The moves by the Raiders this offseason, however...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Richard Seymour Doesn’t See a Way He’d End Up Back With Patriots

Richard Seymour is still on the free-agent market, but don’t expect him back in New England anytime soon. Seymour, who was traded to the Oakland Raiders in exchange for a first-round pick in 2009, seems to have a bitter taste in his mouth from the end of his tenure with the Patriots. Now, the free-agent defensive end says he doesn’t see a way he’d ever return to the Patriots...
Via NESN.com
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Richard Seymour not interested in playing for the Patriots again

Former NFL quarterback Rich Gannon asked free agent defensive lineman Richard Seymour on SiriusXM NFL Radio if he would be willing to rejoin the Patriots after spending a few years in Oakland. “I always felt like that chapter was closed when I left there,” Seymour said, via ProFootballTalk.com. “I’ve always been grateful for the time I spent there, and we had a great time...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Why Pursuing Richard Seymour Makes Perfect Sense for the Atlanta Falcons

In NFL football, lineman depth on either side of the ball is something you can never have too much of. And for the last few seasons, the Atlanta Falcons have been surprisingly successful despite their lack of depth on the line—especially on defense. With some new faces in camp, the Falcons hope to solidify the rotation on that D-Line, but there is still room for more help. Reports have
Via Georgia Sports Craze
June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Richard Seymour will only play if the money is right

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter via Evan Silva, free agent defensive lineman Richard Seymour will only play football this season if the money is right. ESPN's @AdamSchefter on Richard Seymour: "He's only gonna play if the $ is absolutely right." Suggested RS may not sign until late in camp. — Evan Silva (@evansilva) June 18, 2013 Seymour was talking with...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Talks Between The Falcons & DL Richard Seymour Appear To Be Dead

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports confirms that free agent DL Richard Seymour and the Atlanta Falcons are nowhere close to reaching an agreement and it appears as though talks between the two sides are dead. “I thank them for their efforts,” Seymour explained to La Canfora. The Falcons have reportedly been in contact with Seymour for a number of weeks now, but Seymour’s asking...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons, Richard Seymour unable to agree on a contract

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, free agent defensive lineman Richard Seymour told him that after talking with the Atlanta Falcons, they were able to agree on a contract. Falcons were trying to sign DL Richard Seymour but he tells me they couldn't agree on contract terms. "I thank them for their efforts." — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) June 16, 2013...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons rumors: ‘Nothing at this point’ with Richard Seymour

Last week it was reported that there was mutual interest between free agent defensive lineman Richard Seymour and the Atlanta Falcons. However, there is “nothing at this point” between Atlanta and the veteran, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. Many (including me) were waiting for post-6/1 for things to ramp up with Seymour & #Falcons. Yet I'm told "nothing at...
Via NFL Injury Report
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons rumors: ‘Nothing at this point’ with Richard Seymour

Last week it was reported that there was mutual interest between free agent defensive lineman Richard Seymour and the Atlanta Falcons. However, there is “nothing at this point” between Atlanta and the veteran, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. Many (including me) were waiting for post-6/1 for things to ramp up with Seymour & #Falcons. Yet I'm told "nothing at...
Via NFL Injury Report
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons rumors: ‘Nothing at this point’ with Richard Seymour

Last week it was reported that there was mutual interest between free agent defensive lineman Richard Seymour and the Atlanta Falcons. However, there is “nothing at this point” between Atlanta and the veteran, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. Many (including me) were waiting for post-6/1 for things to ramp up with Seymour & #Falcons. Yet I'm told "nothing at...
Via NFL Injury Report
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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