Team Notebook: Seattle Seahawks
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Seahawks | Interested in Trent Cole
Seahawks | Cary Williams visiting
Seahawks | Will go after Tramon Williams
Green Bay Packers impending free-agent CB Tramon Williams will be courted by the Seattle Seahawks in free agency. Seahawks general manager John Schneider helped sign Williams to Green Bay in 2006. A source close to Williams and his agent said that Seattle has made it clear they will go after him if he makes it to the open market. The Seahawks have little to no chance of re-signing CB Byron Maxwell. Williams' value on the market could be around $5 million per year.
Seahawks | Interested in Darnell Dockett
Seahawks | DeMarco Murray an option for Seattle?
Dallas Cowboys impending free-agent RB DeMarco Murray could be targeted by the Seattle Seahawks in free agency this offseason. Seattle could be in the market for a reliable running back if RB Marshawn Lynch opts to retire.
Seahawks | Mister Alexander signed
Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch: I wanted the football
Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch said he wanted the ball on the goal line in the Super Bowl on the play that saw QB Russell Wilson throw the game-ending interception in the end zone. Lynch previously told reporters that he didn't mind and that it was a team game.
Seahawks | Ricky Jean-Francois to visit
Seahawks | Earl Thomas expected to be ready
Seattle Seahawks FS Earl Thomas (shoulder) underwent successful surgery Monday, Feb. 23, and he's expected to be ready on the early end of a six- to eight-month recovery timetable, according to people close to the situation. Thomas could begin training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list, but he could still be ready for Week 1.
Seahawks | Earl Thomas gets surgery
Seattle Seahawks FS Earl Thomas (shoulder) underwent surgery Tuesday, Feb. 24, to repair a separated shoulder and torn labrum, according to a source. Thomas has a six to eight month recovery period and is still expected to be ready for the start of the 2015 season.
Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch files for trademark
Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch filed for a trademark to the phrase "I'm just here so I won't get fined" last week with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Lynch muttered the phrase to more than 20 questions on Super Bowl XLIX media day. Chris Bevans, who runs Lynch's "Beast Mode" apparel line, said the phrase will show up on shirts and sweatshirts on the Beast Mode website within the next month.
Seahawks | Earl Thomas to have surgery
Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch's agent denies deal
Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch's agent, Doug Hendrickson, said Saturday, Feb. 21, that there is no deal finalized, but Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com reports that an offer is in place that will result in a deal.
Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch nearing new deal?
Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch has a new deal in place that would pay him $12 million next season and $9 million in 2016, according to a league source. Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com believes the deal will be formalized in the coming days.
Seahawks | Seattle offers Marshawn healthy salary
Updating previous reports, Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch was offered a multiyear deal that would pay him between $11-$12 million during the first year and $9 million during the second year. Lynch, who's entering the final season of his contract, could end up receiving a three-year offer, according to multiple league sources.
Seahawks | HC planning on Marshawn Lynch's return
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said he has never considered a future that doesn't include RB Marshawn Lynch. "We're always preparing for the future with him," Carroll said Friday, Feb. 20, at the NFL Scouting Combine. "We've never thought of the future without him. Hopefully, it will work out."
Seahawks | Zach Miller recovering well
Seattle Seahawks TE Zach Miller (ankles) is making good progress after two ankle surgeries, according to head coach Pete Carroll. Miller played in only three games last year, but he's expected to be ready for training camp. However, with a $4 million salary cap hit in 2015, Miller could be a cap casualty.
Seahawks | Kris Richard to call defensive plays
Seattle Seahawks new defensive coordinator Kris Richard will call the defensive plays next year, according to head coach Steve Carroll. Richard was previously the team's secondary coach, and he's viewed as a rising star in the NFL.
Seahawks | Tharold Simon may need surgery
Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch expected to return?
Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch is expected to return next season because of his close relationships with offensive line coach Tom Cable and running backs coach Sherman Smith, according to NFL Network analyst Michael Robinson. Robinson and Lynch are close friends.
Seahawks | Kam Chancellor avoids surgery
Seahawks | Seattle made offers to Marshawn Lynch
Seahawks | Zach Miller should be ready
Seahawks | Jeremy Lane suffered torn ACL
Seahawks | Team will not use franchise tag
The Seattle Seahawks will not use the franchise tag on any of its free agent players prior to the March 2 deadline.
Seahawks | Earl Thomas expected to be ready
Seattle Seahawks FS Earl Thomas (shoulder) has yet to have surgery on the torn labrum in his shoulder. General manager John Schneider said Thomas will be limited in training camp, but he expects him to be ready for the start of the 2015 season.
Seahawks | Jeremy Lane needs more surgery
Seattle Seahawks CB Jeremy Lane (wrist, knee) had surgery to fix a compound fracture in his arm, but he'll also need surgery on his knee and might miss the start of the 2015 season, according to general manager John Schneider.
Seahawks | No timeline for Russell Wilson
Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch retirement still possible
Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch continues to ponder if he'll return for another season, and general manager John Schneider said he wouldn't be surprised if Lynch chose to retire. Schneider also said he's confident RBs Robert Turbin and Christine Michael could carry the load if Lynch doesn't return in 2015.
Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch's back still an issue
Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch's back issues are chronic and could become worse if he continues to play, and his long-term health will be a factor in whether or not he decides to return in 2015, according to people familiar with the situation.
Seahawks | Byron Maxwell may not be re-signed
Seattle Seahawks impending free-agent CB Byron Maxwell may not re-sign this offseason, according to general manager John Schneider. Schneider said the team would make its best effort to keep Maxwell, but admitted that he would get a lot of attention from other teams as well.
Seahawks | Paul Richardson could start on PUP list
Seattle Seahawks WR Paul Richardson (knee) has a 50/50 chance of beginning next season on the Physically Unable to Perform list, according to general manager John Schneider. Richardson tore his anterior cruciate ligament in the divisional round of the playoffs.
Seahawks | Rocky Seto promoted
Seahawks | Seahawks talking contract with Russell Wilson
Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson and the club have started contract negotiations, according to general manager John Schneider. A new deal for Wilson will likely make him one of the highest paid players in the league, but Schneider said Wilson might be willing to take less in order to help the team keep some key players. Wilson is scheduled to make $837,000 in 2015 in the final year of his rookie deal.
Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch contract update
Updating a previous report, Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch will not be playing at his current salary if he returns in 2015, according to general manager John Schneider. Lynch would likely be getting a raise and it has already been reported that Lynch has been given an offer that would pay him at least $10 million next season.
Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch's status still uncertain
Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch's availability for next season is still unknown, according to general manager John Schneider. "Whether or not he wants to play next year, I can't answer that," Schneider said. "I don't know if he knows at this juncture." Schneider added that if Lynch does return, they plan to re-do his contract.
Seahawks | Richard Sherman update
Updating a previous report, Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman (elbow) was advised by Dr. James Andrews to let his elbow heal on its own. Andrews will evaluate Sherman again in a month to determine whether surgery will be required. "He's not a pitcher, and he's not a left-hander. Sherm might not have to have that kind of surgery," Andrews said. "If he was a thrower he would."
Seahawks | Seahawks name two assistants
Former Seattle Seahawks LB Lofa Tatupu will join the team's coaching staff as the assistant linebackers coach, and Brennan Carroll will become the assistant offensive line coach, the team announced Monday, Feb. 9.
Seahawks | Micheal Barrow to coach Seattle's LBs
Seahawks | Kris Richard named Seattle's DC
Seahawks | Allen Bradford's contract expires
Seahawks | Richard Sherman won't have surgery
Seahawks | Seven players signed
The Seattle Seahawks signed free-agents QB R.J. Archer (Lions), OG C.J. Davis (Seahawks), LS Luke Ingram (Steelers), LB Brendan Kelly (Wisconsin), DL Will Pericak (Broncos), WR Kevin Smith (Seahawks) and C Jared Wheeler (Bills) Monday, Feb. 9.
Seahawks | Cliff Avril's 2015 salary fully guaranteed
Seahawks | K.J. Wright's 2015 salary fully guaranteed