Team Notebook: Seattle Seahawks

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Seahawks | Earl Thomas expects to lean on teammates
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:58:12 -0800

Seattle Seahawks FS Earl Thomas (shoulder) said he won't miss the Super Bowl against the New England Patriots with a dislocated shoulder, but he also admitted that it won't be a normal game for him as he plays through the injury. Thomas is unsure if he'll need to have surgery this offseason for his injury. "My mindset is I have an opportunity to really trust my teammates," Thomas said. "This is the first game I'm going to have to trust them because of my injury. So I really, really, really trust my teammates, and that's what I'm banking on, my teammates doing what they need to do and I need to come through myself." He could remain limited in practices this week leading up to the Super Bowl.


Seahawks | Seattle struggles against TEs
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:51:48 -0800

New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski could cause a problem for the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLIX, because the Seahawks defense allowed 11 touchdowns to tight ends this season, which was third most in the NFL. Gronkowski led the Patriots in touchdown catches (12) during the regular season.


Seahawks | Byron Maxwell expected to be FA priority
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:57:53 -0800

Seattle Seahawks impending free-agent CB Byron Maxwell is expected to be one of the players the team wants to re-sign this offseason, according to general manager John Schneider.


Seahawks | Earl Thomas expected to play
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:58:56 -0800

Seattle Seahawks FS Earl Thomas (shoulder) will play in the Super Bowl, head coach Pete Carroll said Friday, Jan. 23.


Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch probable for Super Bowl
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:54:48 -0800

Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (non-injury) practiced in full Friday, Jan. 23, and is probable for the Super Bowl against the New England Patriots.


Seahawks | Friday injury report for the Super Bowl
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:54:07 -0800

Seattle Seahawks FS Earl Thomas (shoulder) is listed as questionable for the Super Bowl against the New England Patriots. DE Michael Bennett (non-injury), OT Justin Britt (knee), LS Clint Gresham (neck), CB Richard Sherman (elbow) and OG J.R. Sweezy (ankle) are probable. Sweezy did not practice Friday, Jan. 23. Thomas was limited, while the others practiced in full.


Seahawks | J.R. Sweezy fined
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:09:27 -0800

Seattle Seahawks OG J.R. Sweezy was fined $8,268 for an unnecessary roughness penalty in the NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 18.


Seahawks | Chris Matthews fined
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:56:22 -0800

Seattle Seahawks WR Chris Matthews was fined $11,025 for making an obscene gesture in the NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 18.


Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch sits out of practice
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:39:47 -0800

Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (non-injury) sat out of practice for the second straight day Thursday, Jan. 22.


Seahawks | Thursday practice report for Super Bowl bye week
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:39:18 -0800

Seattle Seahawks OG J.R. Sweezy (ankle) and FS Earl Thomas (shoulder) did not practice Thursday, Jan. 22. DE Michael Bennett (non-injury), OT Justin Britt (knee), LS Clint Gresham (neck) and CB Richard Sherman (elbow) practiced in full.


Seahawks | J.R. Sweezy fined
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:32:10 -0800

Seattle Seahawks OG J.R. Sweezy was fined $8,268 for a late hit on Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews in the NFC Championship game.


Seahawks | Onside kick formation was legal
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:54:47 -0800

The Seattle Seahawks onside kick formation at the end of the NFC Championship game was legal, according to NFL vice president of offciating Dean Blandino.


Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch levied multiple fines
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 06:48:05 -0800

Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch was fined $20,000 Thursday, Jan. 22, for an obscene gesture he made after scoring a touchdown in the NFC Championship game, according to an NFL official. He's also subject to a fine for not speaking to the media after the game, and the league is considering fining him significantly more than the $50,000 he has been previously fined for not speaking to reporters. An NFL official said there would be increasing fines if Lynch misses sessions during Super Bowl week, with each fine being more than the two $50,000 fines already imposed and the upcoming penalty.


Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch in rarified playoff air
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:40:12 -0800

Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch is one of just seven NFL players in history that have rushed for more than 100 yards in five or more playoff games, joining Terrell Davis, Emmitt Smith, John Riggins, Thurman Thomas, Marcus Allen and Franco Harris. Lynch is averaging 94.3 yards in his last seven playoff games. He also leads the league in 100-yard games over the last four years with 24, one more than Houston Texans RB Arian Foster.


Seahawks | Russell Wilson set for big payday
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:38:59 -0800

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson has a base salary of $662,434 this season, which is 25th among starting NFL quarterbacks. However, he will negotiate a contract extension this offseason that will make him one of the highest paid players in the league. A multi-year deal for Wilson is expected to be above $20 million per year with more than $50 million guaranteed. He is already the first player in NFL history to reach two Super Bowls in his first three seasons.


Seahawks | Richard Sherman to practice in brace
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:10:14 -0800

Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman (elbow) said he will practice in a brace, but should not have any limitations on gameday.


Seahawks | Richard Sherman feeling better
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:07:27 -0800

Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman (elbow) said his elbow is still a little sore, but it is feeling better.


Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch sits
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:03:39 -0800

Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Jan. 21.


Seahawks | Wednesday practice report for Super Bowl bye week
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:38:21 -0800

Seattle Seahawks DE Michael Bennett (not injury related), LS Clint Gresham (neck), OG J.R. Sweezy (ankle) and S Earl Thomas (shoulder) all did not practice Wednesday, Jan. 21. OT Justin Britt (knee) and CB Richard Sherman (elbow) both fully practiced.


Seahawks | Richard Sherman has sprained elbow
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 12:35:54 -0800

Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman (elbow) suffered a sprained elbow during the NFC Championship game, according to a source, but should be able to play in the Super Bowl.


Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch mulling retirement?
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:59:06 -0800

Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch may consider retirement if the Seahawks win the Super Bowl, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Lynch has reportedly told people in private that he may simply just walk away from the game.


Seahawks | Earl Thomas has dislocated shoulder
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09:52:41 -0800

Seattle Seahawks FS Earl Thomas (shoulder), who is dealing with a dislocated shoulder, said he will play in the Super Bowl against the New England Patriots.


Seahawks | Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas to have MRIs
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09:17:15 -0800

Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman (elbow) and FS Earl Thomas (shoulder) will both undergo MRI exams Monday, Jan. 19, after being injured in the NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 18. However, both Sherman and Thomas said they will play in the Super Bowl against the New England Patriots. The preliminary diagnosis for Sherman was a sprain, but doctors were concerned he might have a nerve impingement, according to a source.


Seahawks | Seattle open to Marshawn Lynch returning
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 07:16:50 -0800

Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch is expected to return in 2015 with the team more than open to bringing him back at a $5 million salary. "Mainly because he actually has outperformed his contract and clearly established himself as the identity of this team," NFL Network's Ian Rapoport said on NFL Gameday Morning. "Basically, they don't have a choice based on the way he plays to bring him back."


Seahawks | Richard Sherman expects to be fine
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 20:02:49 -0800

Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman (elbow) suffered an elbow injury in the NFC Championship Game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 18, but he said after the win that he expects to be fine for the Super Bowl. "I'll be 100 percent to play," Sherman said.


Seahawks | Earl Thomas returns after injuring shoulder
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 13:36:01 -0800

Seattle Seahawks FS Earl Thomas (shoulder) briefly left the NFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 18, after injuring his left shoulder while tackling Green Bay Packers WR Randall Cobb. He returned to the game wearing a shoulder brace.


Seahawks | Alvin Bailey to start
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 11:00:24 -0800

Seattle Seahawks OT Alvin Bailey will start at right tackle in the NFC Championship game, because OT Justin Britt (knee) is inactive for the game.


Seahawks | Week 20 Inactives
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 10:50:12 -0800

The Seattle Seahawks have declared QB B.J. Daniels, TE Cooper Helfet, DL David King, SS Jeron Johnson, OT Justin Britt, OL Keavon Milton, CB Marcus Burley inactive for Week 20.


Seahawks | Justin Britt a game-time decision
Sat, 17 Jan 2015 16:05:12 -0800

Seattle Seahawks OT Justin Britt (knee) will be a game-time decision for the NFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 18.


Seahawks | Friday injury report for championship weekend
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:07:17 -0800

Seattle Seahawks OT Justin Britt (knee) and S Jeron Johnson (elbow) are questionable for the NFC Championship game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 18. DE Michael Bennett (non-injury), DT Tony McDaniel (shoulder), TE Tony Moeaki (calf), CB Tharold Simon (illness) and C Max Unger (ankle) are probable. Simon didn't practice Friday, Jan. 16. Britt was limited, while the others practiced in full.


Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch back at practice
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:33:48 -0800

Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (non-injury) returned to a full practice Thursday, Jan. 15, after sitting out Wednesday, Jan. 14.


Seahawks | Thursday practice report for championship weekend
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:31:46 -0800

Seattle Seahawks DE Michael Bennett (non-injury), OT Justin Britt (knee), S Jeron Johnson (elbow), DT Tony McDaniel (shoulder), TE Tony Moeaki (calf) and C Max Unger (ankle) practiced in full Thursday, Jan. 15.


Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch sits out Wednesday
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 17:04:38 -0800

Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (rest) was sitting out of practice Wednesday, Jan. 14.


Seahawks | Wednesday practice report for championship weekend
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 17:01:52 -0800

Seattle Seahawks DE Michael Bennett (non-injury), OT Justin Britt (knee) and DT Tony McDaniel (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday, Jan. 14. S Jeron Johnson (elbow) and TE Tony Moeaki (calf) practiced in full.


Seahawks | Paul Richardson to IR
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 04:28:01 -0800

Seattle Seahawks WR Paul Richardson (knee) was placed on season-ending injured reserve Monday, Jan. 12.


Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch likes scoring at home
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 20:51:09 -0800

Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch has scored 11 of his 13 rushing touchdowns at home this season, including two in a Week 1 win over the Green Bay Packers.


Seahawks | Michael Zimmer back on practice squad
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:44:20 -0800

The Seattle Seahawks re-signed LB Michael Zimmer to their practice squad Monday, Jan. 12.


Seahawks | Tony Moeaki expected to play
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:24:19 -0800

Seattle Seahawks TE Tony Moeaki (calf) is expected to play in the NFC Championship game after missing the Divisional Round playoff game because of a calf injury.


Seahawks | B.J. Daniels may be used in different ways
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:23:17 -0800

Seattle Seahawks QB B.J. Daniels could be used as a kick returner, running back, wide receiver and special teams player during the NFC Championship game, according to head coach Pete Carroll.


Seahawks | Will add B.J. Daniels to active roster
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:34:19 -0800

Seattle Seahawks QB B.J. Daniels will be added to the active roster in place of WR Paul Richardson (knee), who tore his anterior cruciate ligament Saturday, Jan. 10, against the Carolina Panthers.


Seahawks | Byron Maxwell should be able to play
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:31:57 -0800

Seattle Seahawks CB Byron Maxwell (illness) is expected to be fine for the NFC Championship game versus the Green Bay Packers this weekend. Head coach Pete Carroll said it seems that Maxwell has recovered from an illness he suffered last week.


Seahawks | Byron Maxwell's status uncertain
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:41:06 -0800

Seattle Seahawks CB Byron Maxwell's (illness) status for the NFC Championship game is uncertain, because he was not able to catch his breath during the Divisional Round playoff game.


Seahawks | Max Unger expected to be fine
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:40:24 -0800

Seattle Seahawks C Max Unger (ankle) looks to be fine after leaving the Divisional Round playoff game because of an ankle injury. Unger initially thought the injury was the same one that kept him out of multiple games earlier in the season, but the injury appears to be a different injury and a less severe one.


Seahawks | Kevin Norwood to have bigger role?
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 09:24:51 -0800

Seattle Seahawks WR Kevin Norwood will likely have a bigger role in the offense after the season-ending injury to WR Paul Richardson (knee). Norwood had nine catches for 102 yards this year, but he was inactive for the teams' divisional round win.


Seahawks | Doug Baldwin likely for kickoff duties
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 09:23:45 -0800

Seattle Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin will likely take over the kickoff duties in the playoffs with WR Paul Richardson (knee) done for the rest of the year.


Seattle Seahawks

Allen Rashaun TE
Avril Cliff DL
Bailey Alvin OG
Bailey Dion S
Baldwin Doug WR
Beake Chris AC
Bennett Michael DL
Bevell Darrell OC
Board Dwaine AC
Bradford Allen LB
Britt Justin OT
Bronson Demitrius RB
Brown Kippy AC
Brown Marcus CB
Burkhart Kyle OT
Burley Marcus CB
Cable Tom AC
Canales Dave AC
Carpenter James OG
Carroll Nate AC
Carroll Pete HC
Carter Christopher WR
Chancellor Kam SS
Chukwurah Patrick DL
Cohen Landon DL
Coleman Derrick RB
Coyle Brock LB
Daniels B.J. QB
Dobbs Demarcus DL
Duvalt Chris WR
Edwards Nick WR
Farwell Heath LB
Finley Jay RB
Fitterer Scott TO
Gee Mondray AC
Gilliam Garry OT
Gilreath David WR
Glenn John AC
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
Isles Nate OG
Jackson Tarvaris QB
Jeanpierre Lemuel C
Johnson Jeron SS
Jones Travis AC
Kearse Jermaine WR
King David DL
Kirchner Trent TO
Lane Jeremy CB
Lee Zach QB
Lewis Patrick C
Lockette Ricardo WR
Lynch Marshawn RB
Manuel Marquand AC
Marsh Cassius DE
Matthews Chris WR
Maxwell Byron CB
McAllister Demonte DT
McCoy Anthony TE
McDaniel Tony DL
McNeil Douglas WR
McPherson Pat AC
Mebane Brandon DL
Michael Christine RB
Miller Zach TE
Milton Keavon OL
Moeaki Tony TE
Morgan Chris AC
Morgan Mike LB
Morton Chad AC
Norton Jr. Ken AC
Norwood Kevin WR
Nowak Drew DL
Okung Russell OT
Pierre-Louis Kevin LB
Pinkard Josh CB
Pinkins Eric CB
Piurowski Caz TE
Quinn Dan DC
Renfrow Justin DL
Richard Kris AC
Richardson Paul WR
Robinson Ryan DL
Robinson Will OT
Rollins Zerick AC
Ruel Pat AC
Ryan Jon P
Schilling Stephen OG
Schneider John GM
Schofield O'Brien LB
Scott Garrett OT
Scruggs Greg DL
Seto Rocky AC
Shead DeShawn FS
Sherman Richard CB
Simon Tharold CB
Smith D'Anthony DL
Smith Malcolm LB
Smith Sherman AC
Sorensen Nick AC
Stampley James FB
Staten Jimmy DL
Sweezy J.R. OG
Taylor Adrian DL
Taylor Mike LB
Terrell Steven FS
Thenarse Rickey SS
Thomas Earl FS
Thomas Matt TO
Tukuafu Will FB
Turbin Robert RB
Udell Marcus CB
Udeze Kenechi AC
Unger Max C
Vobora David LB
Wagner Bobby LB
Walters Bryan WR
Warmsley Julius DL
Whaley Dominique RB
Williams Jesse DL
Williams Kevin DL
Willson Luke TE
Wilson Russell QB
Wood Cierre RB
Wright K.J. LB
Zimmer Michael LB