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Seattle continues to keep core together by locking up Wagner

RENTON, Wash. (AP) Bobby Wagner was patient to a point. The All-Pro middle linebacker was willing to sit back and let the Seattle Seahawks finish up their contract negotiations with Russell Wilson. But once Wilson's payday was taken care of, Wagner wanted to know if his future was in Seattle or if he would go into the final year of his rookie contract with uncertainty. ''I'm thankful...
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56 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks, Wagner reach agreement on contract extension

Russell Wilson got his new deal. Now Bobby Wagner has cashed in on his payday, agreeing to a four-year, $43 million dollar extension, according to FOX Sports NFL Insider Mike Garafolo.  The Seahawks announced the signing on Sunday morning. Wagner had voiced his opinion that his play was indicative of his value, and he should be paid accordingly. Now he is the highest-paid middle...
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4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Wagner latest Seahawks' draft pick to sign extension

Bobby Wagner latest Seahawks' draft pick to sign extension
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4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks Release McDaniel, Add Seisay

It's been a busy, headline grabbing weekend at VMAC this weekend. After the buzz around the place following the Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner contract extension news, Sunday saw the team bid farewell to a key, if under-the-radar piece of the defense whilst moving to bolster their secondary. First news to break on the day was the release of veteran DT Tony McDaniel. It was a position...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lions send cornerback Seisay to Seattle for draft pick

RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- The Seattle Seahawks have added depth to their secondary by acquiring cornerback Mohammed Seisay from the Detroit Lions for an undisclosed 2016 draft pick. Seattle announced the trade on Sunday. The Seahawks had an open spot on their 90-man roster after releasing defensive tackle Tony McDaniel in a salary cap move. The draft pick going back to Detroit is expected...
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Lions send cornerback Seisay to Seattle for draft pick

RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- The Seattle Seahawks have added depth to their secondary by acquiring cornerback Mohammed Seisay from the Detroit Lions for an undisclosed 2016 draft pick. Seattle announced the trade on Sunday. The Seahawks had an open spot on their 90-man roster after releasing defensive tackle Tony McDaniel in a salary cap move. The draft pick going back to Detroit is expected...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks' Shead, Terrell seeing opportunities to start training camp

The "Legion of Boom" looks a lot different for the Seattle Seahawks, at least to begin training camp.  Earl Thomas is on the PUP list recovering from offseason shoulder surgery, while Kam Chancellor is holding out for a new contract.  That leaves undrafted players DeShawn Shead and Steven Terrell as the starting safety combination in the secondary.  Shead latched on with the Seahawks...
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Seattle acquires Seisay from Detroit for draft pick

RENTON, Wash. (AP) The Seattle Seahawks have added depth to their secondary by acquiring cornerback Mohammed Seisay from the Detroit Lions for an undisclosed 2016 draft pick. Seattle announced the trade on Sunday. The Seahawks had an open spot on their 90-man roster after releasing defensive tackle Tony McDaniel in a salary cap move. The draft pick going back to Detroit is expected...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks dump DT Tony McDaniel, trade for Detroit cornerback

Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider has had a busy weekend. On Friday he signed Russell Wilson to a four year extension that paid him Aaron Rodgers kind of money. Last night he also extended the best middle linebacker in the NFL Bobby Wagner through 2019. This morning we got word that the Seahawks were releasing defensive tackle Tony McDaniel in order to save cap room...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seattle releases DT Tony McDaniel in salary cap move

RENTON, Wash. (AP) The Seattle Seahawks have released veteran defensive tackle Tony McDaniel to save salary cap space after signing quarterback Russell Wilson and linebacker Bobby Wagner to contract extensions. Seattle made the move with McDaniel on Sunday and it will save the club between $2.5 and $3 million against the salary cap. McDaniel was set to make $2.5 million in base...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Desperate for salary-cap space, Seahawks release starting defensive tackle Tony McDaniel

The Seattle Seahawks are starting to 'rob Peter to pay Paul' after locking up quarterback Russell Wilson and linebacker Bobby Wagner to huge deals, someone has to take the ax. That person was the team's starting defensive tackle Tony McDaniel, who was scheduled to make $2.5 million in 2015. According to Conor Orr of NFL.com, releasing McDaniel and his modest salary shows how...
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Seahawks Releasing DT Tony McDaniel

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Seahawks are releasing veteran DT Tony McDaniel on Sunday. This move is most likely stems from the Seahawks signing QB Russell Wilson and MLB Bobby Wagner to a long-term extensions in the past week. McDaniel, 30, had one year remaining on his two-year, $5.75 million contract that included a $1.25 ... The post Seahawks Releasing...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why the Seattle Seahawks should consider trading Doug Baldwin

With Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner both extended for the long run with the Seattle Seahawks, the question turns to how the Seahawks can find some cap alleviation. One potential way of getting some cap breathing room is to trade Doug Baldwin. Admittedly trading “Angry Doug” is not a fun thought. He’s been a staple of the Seahawks since his arrival in 2011; his toughness, intensity...
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OC Darrell Bevell says rookie WR Tyler Lockett 'makes big plays' and earning a bigger role on offense

Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell admits when the team drafted wide receiver Tyler Lockett, he was looked as a special teams standout; however, he's proven that he has the ability to do some damage as a pass catcher. “When we were first talking about him, it was all special teams,” Bevell said, via Seattlepi.com. “I wasn’t necessarily thinking of...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Team-Friendly Extension for Wilson, Seahawks Different than Expected

The most speculative contract situation of the 2015 NFL offseason has come to a close.  After much debate on when, how, and for how much, Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks have agreed upon a new deal, saving the star quarterback of one of the NFL's best teams from doing his dangerous job at his old, exponentially-below-market rate.  The headlines for the deal, as is so often...
Via Football By Football
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks and Bobby Wagner sign extension

Just a few days after the Seattle Seahawks gave quarterback Russell Wilson a contract extension, they’ve officially agreed to a four-year contract extension with their middle linebacker Bobby Wagner. Wagner, 25, was a first team All-Pro selection in 2014 despite missing five games due to injury. Wagner was a second round pick out of Utah State […] The post Seattle Seahawks and...
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FS Earl Thomas' shoulder forces him to PUP list

Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas will begin the season on the team's physically unable to perform list, according to Seattlepi.com.  Thomas, who underwent shoulder surgery in the offseason, is still on the mend and the team is taking precautions with his return to the field. “We’re going to be really patient at this time of year,” head coach Pete Carroll said. ...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks sign Bobby Wagner to extension

With Russell Wilson's extension on Friday, attention shifted to the re-signing of his fellow 2012 draft pick, Bobby Wagner. The attention divert lasted a little over 24 hours as Wagner signed a four-year extension late Saturday. The deal- paying Wagner $43m with $22m of it guaranteed- makes the former Utah State 2nd rounder the highest paid linebacker in NFL history and sets the...
Via Pro Football Spot
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks: Bobby Wagner signs a 4 year extention

Well what do we see here?  Is the band getting back together.  Contrary to popular opinion the rumors of the Seahawks demise is overblown.  Friday, Russell Wilson inked a new deal, and Saturday, Middle Linebacker and All-Pro Linebacker Bobby Wagner got his money too.  The deal is worth $43 million, a source confirmed to ESPN, making him the highest-paid middle linebacker in...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks, Wagner reach agreement on four-year extension

Russell Wilson got his new deal. Now Bobby Wagner has cashed in on a four-year extension worth $43 million, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. Wagner had been asking for a new contract, believing his play was indicative of his value. A second-round pick out of Utah in 2012, Wagner was voted to the Pro Bowl last season despite missing five games (turf toe). The Seahawks...
Via Fox Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Source: Seahawks make Wagner highest-paid MLB with $43M extension

When Bobby Wagner said he wanted to get paid, the Seahawks listened. A day after Wagner called for a contract extension "now," Seattle made him the highest-paid middle linebacker in the NFL, agreeing to a four-year, $43 million deal with $22 million guaranteed, a source told FOX Sports' Mike Garafolo. It's been a free-spending weekend for the Seahawks. On Friday they announced a...
Via Fox Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Breaking: Seahawks, Bobby Wagner agree to extension

What a difference a day makes. After tweeting on Friday that the Seattle Seahawks “can’t keep everyone”, the team signed their young stud linebacker Bobby Wagner to a four year extension.  Wagner was referring to the Seahawks resigning quarterback Russell Wilson, but had yet to comment on their negotiations with Wagner. Can't keep everyone — Bobby Wagner (@Bwagz54) July...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

AP Source: Seattle nearing extension with Bobby Wagner

SEATTLE (AP) A person familiar with the deal says the Seattle Seahawks and linebacker Bobby Wagner are close to finalizing a contract extension that would keep the All-Pro middle linebacker with the club after this season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday night on the condition of anonymity because the extension has not been officially announced by the team....
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Seattle Seahawks find a way to extend another star player

The Seattle Seahawks are salary cap masters. They just agreed with another star player. This team is going to be good for a really long time. The #Seahawks and star LB Bobby Wagner have agreed to terms on a contract extension, sources say. First Wilson, now Wagner. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 2, 2015 Pro Football Talk picked up on Rapoport’s story and has some info:...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Wagner and Seattle Seahawks reportedly agree on 4-yr contract extension

One day after Russell Wilson got paid by the Seattle Seahawks, linebacker Bobby Wagner did his own money dance. According to Rand Getlin of NFL Network, Wagner has agreed to terms on a new contract with the Seahawks. LB Bobby Wagner has agreed to terms on a contract extension with the #Seahawks, per a source. — Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) August 2, 2015 Getlin reports it is...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss
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