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Seahawks | Kasen Williams to stick with Seattle?
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:19:56 -0700

Seattle Seahawks WR Kasen Williams has a decent chance to either make the roster or stick on the practice squad coming out of training camp.

Seahawks | Russell Wilson will be ready to play
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:58:03 -0700

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson said he will be ready to play this season whether he's making $25 million or $1.5 million. Wilson has expressed his desire to stay in Seattle and added that, when the time comes, he will let his play do the talking.

Seahawks | Michael Bennett may hold out
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:56:44 -0700

Seattle Seahawks DE Michael Bennett may hold out of training camp, as he is unhappy with his current contract despite signing a four-year, $28.5 million deal in 2014.

Seahawks | Tyler Lockett draws praise
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:05:17 -0700

Seattle Seahawks WR Tyler Lockett has drawn positive reviews from WR Doug Baldwin, who feels the rookie out of Kansas State is "going to be an impact player for us right off the bat."

Seahawks | Doug Baldwin wants to play special teams
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:03:17 -0700

Seattle Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin said Monday, June 29, that he wants to contribute more on special teams. "I want to help out more so on special teams in terms of on kickoff, punt return blocking, Baldwin said.

Seahawks | Russell Wilson wants to stay put?
Sun, 28 Jun 2015 21:00:15 -0700

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson said the goal is to remain in Seattle for "a really, really long time" when asked about his contract situation at the Russell Wilson Passing Academy Saturday, June 27.

Seahawks | Russell Wilson wants guaranteed money
Sat, 27 Jun 2015 14:49:20 -0700

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson wants a considerable portion of his next contract to be guaranteed. This is considered the biggest stumbling block in Wilson's extension talks, as the league's funding rule requires all money of any future payments to be paid into escrow upon signing.

Seahawks | Russell Wilson looking for big deal
Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:12:59 -0700

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson is looking to become the highest-paid player in the league with his next contract, according to sources. Wilson's agent understands that any contract extension Wilson receives will be surpassed by another player in the future.

Seahawks | Jermaine Kearse likely for every down
Fri, 26 Jun 2015 09:26:24 -0700

Seattle Seahawks WR Jermaine Kearse is likely to be an every-down receiver for the team in 2015. He is a versatile receiver that excels at blocking.

Seahawks | Russell Wilson ready to move on?
Tue, 23 Jun 2015 11:07:19 -0700

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson, who is believed to be seeking a five-year deal worth more than $110 million, sounded as if he's ready to move on from the Seahawks if his contract situation isn't resolved. He's in the fourth and final year of his rookie contract that will pay him $2.99 million if he doesn't agree to a new deal. Seattle could place the franchise tag on Wilson next year, which would cost them more than $23 million for 2016.

Seahawks | Thomas Rawls impressing head coach
Sat, 20 Jun 2015 10:50:21 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Thomas Rawls has been a bright spot this offseason, according to head coach Pete Carroll. "I love his running style… He showed very good feet, he caught the ball well, he's going to be a very willing blocker," Carroll said.

Seahawks | Russell Wilson won't be distracted
Fri, 19 Jun 2015 11:44:34 -0700

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson won't let the prospect of a long-term deal distract him this season. Wilson said he hopes a deal gets done before training camp, but said if talks stretch into the season that he wouldn't let that affect what he does on the field.

Seahawks | Tarvaris Jackson terms
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:07:43 -0700

Updating a previous report, Seattle Seahawks QB Tarvaris Jackson received a one-year, $1.5 million deal. He has a fully guaranteed $1.25 million salary and received a $250,000 signing bonus.

Seahawks | Bobby Wagner looking for big money
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 09:59:04 -0700

Seattle Seahawks LB Bobby Wagner is looking for around $10 million per season in a contract extension.

Seahawks | Russell Wilson to play with insurance
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 13:19:31 -0700

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson will play in the final year of his contract with an insurance policy in case he suffers a career-ending injury, according to sources.

Seahawks | Kasen Williams signed
Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:26:13 -0700

Undrafted free-agent WR Kasen Williams (Washington) signed with the Seattle Seahawks Friday, June 12. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Seahawks | Tarvaris Jackson agrees to terms
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 09:35:25 -0700

Free-agent QB Tarvaris Jackson (Seahawks) agreed to terms with the Seattle Seahawks Tuesday, June 9. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Seahawks | Richard Sherman's elbow feeling fine
Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:42:06 -0700

Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman (elbow) hasn't been wearing a brace or a sleeve on his left elbow. "I'm out there naked. No, I'm not wearing anything," Sherman said Tuesday, June 9. Sherman has been rehabbing the injury over the past four months, and he seems to have avoided requiring surgery.

Seahawks | Russell Wilson deal by TC?
Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:31:27 -0700

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson said Tuesday, June 9, the hope is that he and the team will agree on a new deal before the start of training camp.

Seahawks | Bobby Wagner receiving extension soon?
Mon, 08 Jun 2015 12:15:55 -0700

Seattle Seahawks LB Bobby Wagner's extension negotiations have begun.

Seahawks | Russell Wilson talks going slowly
Mon, 08 Jun 2015 11:49:48 -0700

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson's new contract talks aren't gaining steam, but a deal is still expected to get done. Wilson's agent has already said that the talks have been encouraging, but the Seahawks don't seem to be in a rush to get the deal done.

Seahawks | Jimmy Graham builds rapport with QB
Mon, 08 Jun 2015 06:43:12 -0700

Seattle Seahawks TE Jimmy Graham said he has an accelerated learning curve with QB Russell Wilson. "Honestly me and Russ have been on kind of this accelerated learning curve," Graham said. "He just gets it up and gives you an opportunity to be great. We'll be keep working on that, and we'll be just fine come the season, because that's a big thing. That's all about the connection, that's all about knowing what each other is going to do and what each other likes."

Seahawks | Bruce Irvin wants to stay in Seattle?
Sat, 06 Jun 2015 19:00:16 -0700

Seattle Seahawks LB Bruce Irvin backed off previous comments about wanting to join the Atlanta Falcons in 2016. "I have one year left," Irvin told NFL Media's Tony Garcia. "I would love to be in Seattle. That was the team that gave me a chance when nobody else did. A lot of people told me I wasn't a first-round pick, but Pete (Carroll) and (general manager) John Schneider took a chance on me, so like I said I would love to be there, but I'm just going to go out here, I've been working my butt off, I'm going to go out here and have the biggest year of my career next year."

Seahawks | Alvin Bailey may be starting LG
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 15:29:14 -0700

Seattle Seahawks OG Alvin Bailey appears to be the leading candidate for the starting left guard job this season. Bailey is believed to have lost around 30 pounds since last season.

Seahawks | Will Blackmon could win nickel back job
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 15:22:36 -0700

Seattle Seahawks CB Will Blackmon appears to be the leading candidate for the nickel back job this season. Blackmon has been working at the position during offseason workouts.

Seahawks | Tarvaris Jackson could be an option
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 15:22:00 -0700

Free-agent QB Tarvaris Jackson (Seahawks) could be an option for the Seattle Seahawks if they decide to sign another quarterback this offseason.

Seahawks | R.J. Archer may be No. 2 QB
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 13:55:42 -0700

Seattle Seahawks QB R.J. Archer is the only other quarterback on the roster besides QB Russell Wilson and is receiving valuable snaps during offseason workouts. It is not known if the team will sign another quarterback to compete with Archer for the No. 2 quarterback job.

Seahawks | Christine Michael's time to shine?
Thu, 04 Jun 2015 20:09:05 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Christine Michael will handle a bulk of the running back duties during the offseason with RB Marshawn Lynch and RB Robert Turbin (hip) expected to see little playing time prior to the regular season. "This is his time," head coach Pete Carroll said. "So we're going to push him in that regard and try to match up with his expectations. He wants to be a front-line back and he has tremendous talent. We'll see how it goes."

Seahawks | Jimmy Graham making impact
Wed, 03 Jun 2015 18:23:58 -0700

Seattle Seahawks TE Jimmy Graham has been "unstoppable" during organized team activities, according to Rob Rang of The Seahawks have already been drawing up plays to capitalize on Graham's talents.

Seahawks | B.J. Daniels working as receiver
Tue, 02 Jun 2015 20:08:22 -0700

Seattle Seahawks WR B.J. Daniels, formerly a quarterback in college, has been working at wide receiver and kick returner in organized team activities (OTAs). Offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell confirmed Tuesday, June 2, that Daniels is a receiver and not a quarterback.

Seahawks | Russell Wilson would play without deal
Tue, 02 Jun 2015 14:08:31 -0700

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson said he's ready to play the 2015 season without a new contract. Wilson desires to stay in Seattle long-term and talks for a new deal have supposedly been positive.

Seahawks | Michael Bennett clarifies demands
Sat, 30 May 2015 18:19:30 -0700

Seattle Seahawks DT Michael Bennett confirmed Friday, May 29, that he is staying away from team activities for the time being as he tries to have his contract renegotiated, and he added that he hopes to be paid somewhere near the top seven at his position.

Seahawks | Russell Wilson talks encouraging
Thu, 28 May 2015 10:02:54 -0700

Updating an ongoing story, Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson's agent Mark Rodgers said contract negotiations are positive and encouraging, adding there is no deadline to finalize a deal, during an interview with 710 ESPN radio in Seattle. Regarding the reported philosophical differences between the two sides, Rodgers said, "95% of the speculation has been off point."

Seahawks | Lemuel Jeanpierre lines up with starters
Tue, 26 May 2015 19:26:33 -0700

Seattle Seahawks C Lemuel Jeanpierre worked at center with the first-team offense during organized team activities Tuesday, May 26. Head coach Pete Carroll said Jeanpierre could be a long-term option at center.

Seahawks | Earl Thomas sitting out
Tue, 26 May 2015 19:22:06 -0700

Seattle Seahawks FS Earl Thomas (shoulder) did not participate in organized team activities Tuesday, May 26. Thomas could be limited during training camp but should be ready for the start of the regular season.

Seahawks | Two injured DBs take part in OTAs
Tue, 26 May 2015 19:16:27 -0700

Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman (elbow) and SS Kam Chancellor (knee) participated in organized team activities Tuesday, May 26.

Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch not at OTAs
Tue, 26 May 2015 19:09:47 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch was not present for organized team activities Tuesday, May 26. Lynch has skipped offseason workouts in previous years.

Seahawks | Tyler Lockett signs deal
Tue, 26 May 2015 18:56:23 -0700

Seattle Seahawks WR Tyler Lockett signed a four-year deal with the team Tuesday, May 26. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Seahawks | Two defenders not at OTAs
Tue, 26 May 2015 10:17:08 -0700

Seattle Seahawks DEs Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett will not be present at organized team activities Tuesday, May 26. Avril is attending to a personal matter while Bennett wants a new contract.

Seahawks | Russell Wilson, Jimmy Graham absent
Tue, 26 May 2015 09:58:27 -0700

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson and TE Jimmy Graham were not at the first day of the team's organized team activities Tuesday, May 26, in order to attend the funeral of Graham's personal manager in Florida. QBs B.J. Daniels and R.J. Archer are the only quarterbacks at the OTAs with Wilson gone, and neither have taken a snap in an NFL game.

Seahawks | Chris Matthews to be No. 3 WR for SEA?
Sat, 23 May 2015 11:11:18 -0700

Seattle Seahawks WR Chris Matthews may be the favorite to win the No. 3 wide receiver job with his favorable size and wingspan, according to's Chris Wesseling. WRs Paul Richardson, Kevin Norwood and Tyler Lockett should also be in the mix.

Seahawks | Russell Wilson offered deal
Fri, 22 May 2015 23:44:15 -0700

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson has been offered a four-year deal worth $80 million, according to multiple sources.

Seahawks | Seattle offense outperforming contracts
Wed, 20 May 2015 15:36:10 -0700

The Seattle Seahawks' offensive starters will make $35,826,746 in 2015, according to That's the fourth-lowest total in the league behind only the Tennessee Titans, St. Louis Rams and Miami Dolphins.

Seahawks | Make two roster moves
Tue, 19 May 2015 04:10:01 -0700

Free-agent TE Earnest Pettway (Chiefs) and DL Charles Tuaau (Chiefs) were both signed by the Seattle Seahawks on Monday, May 18.

Seahawks | Bruce Irvin not going to Atlanta in 2016?
Mon, 18 May 2015 10:37:15 -0700

Updating previous reports, Seattle Seahawks LB Bruce Irvin had supposedly said he'd be coming to Atlanta next season, but head coach Pete Carroll refuted those comments. "He didn't say that… He said everybody likes to come back home, and it's a dream to come back home," Carroll said. "It wasn't in reference to leaving us and coming back [to the Falcons]." Irvin did not have his fifth-year option picked up this offseason, causing dispute between Irving and the organization.

Seattle Seahawks

Adams Tyrell LB
Allen Rashaun TE
Archer R.J. QB
Avril Cliff DL
Bailey Alvin OG
Bailey Dion S
Baldwin Doug WR
Barrow Micheal AC
Beake Chris AC
Bennett Michael DL
Bevell Darrell OC
Blackmon Will CB
Board Dwaine AC
Boyer Nate LS
Britt Justin OT
Brown Kippy AC
Brown Marcus CB
Burkhart Kyle OT
Burley Marcus CB
Cable Tom AC
Canales Dave AC
Carroll Brennan AC
Carroll Nate AC
Carroll Pete HC
Carter Christopher WR
Cash Chris AC
Chancellor Kam SS
Chukwurah Patrick DL
Clark Frank DE
Cohen Landon DL
Coleman Derrick RB
Cottom Brandon RB
Coyle Brock LB
Curtis Andre AC
Daniels B.J. WR
Davis Jesse OT
Dobbs Demarcus DL
Duvalt Chris WR
Edwards Nick WR
Farwell Heath LB
Finley Jay RB
Fitterer Scott TO
Foxx Deshon WR
Gee Mondray AC
Gilliam Garry OT
Gilreath David WR
Glenn John AC
Graham Jimmy TE
Gresham Clint C
Hamilton Ben C
Hancock Quinton WR
Harriger Will AC
Hauschka Steven PK
Havili Stanley FB
Helfet Cooper TE
Henderson Robert DL
Henry Chris J. RB
Hill Jordan DL
Hudson Cam S
Irvin Bruce LB
Jackson Tarvaris QB
Jeanpierre Lemuel C
Jones Travis AC
Kearse Jermaine WR
King David DL
Kirchner Trent TO
Lambert Keenan DB
Lane Jeremy CB
Lee Zach QB
Lewis Patrick C
Lockett Tyler WR
Lockette Ricardo WR
Lynch Marshawn RB
Marsh Cassius DE
Martin Ronald DB
Matthews Chris WR
McAllister Demonte DT
McCoy Anthony TE
McDaniel Tony DL
McGill T.Y. DL
McNeil Douglas WR
McPherson Pat AC
Mebane Brandon DL
Michael Christine RB
Milton Keavon OL
Morgan Mike LB
Morton Chad AC
Nealy Quayshawn LB
Norwood Kevin WR
Nowak Drew DL
Okung Russell OT
Pericak Will DL
Pierre-Louis Kevin LB
Pinkard Josh CB
Pinkins Eric CB
Piurowski Caz TE
Rawls Thomas RB
Richard Kris DC
Richardson Paul WR
Robinson Ryan DL
Robinson Will OT
Rollins Zerick AC
Rubin Ahtyba DL
Ruel Pat AC
Ryan Jon P
Schneider John GM
Schwenke Kona DL
Scruggs Greg DL
Seto Rocky AC
Shead DeShawn FS
Sherman Richard CB
Simon Tharold CB
Singleton Alex LB
Smith D'Anthony DL
Smith Kevin WR
Smith Rod X. RB
Smith Sherman AC
Smith Tye CB
Sokoli Kristjan DE
Sorensen Nick AC
Stampley James FB
Staten Jimmy DL
Sweezy J.R. OG
Tatupu Lofa AC
Taylor Adrian DL
Terrell Steven FS
Thenarse Rickey SS
Thomas Earl FS
Thomas Matt TO
Tukuafu Will FB
Turbin Robert RB
Udell Marcus CB
Udeze Kenechi AC
Vobora David LB
Wade Triston DB
Wagner Bobby LB
Warmsley Julius DL
Whaley Dominique RB
Williams Cary CB
Williams Jesse DT
Williams Kasen WR
Willson Luke TE
Wilson Russell QB
Wood Cierre RB
Wright K.J. LB