Team Notebook: Seattle Seahawks
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Seahawks | Michael Bennett wants new deal
Seahawks | Kam Chancellor could hold out
Seahawks | Russell Wilson's contract being negotiated
Updating a previous report, Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson and his representatives have issues with the guaranteed money involved in his current offer. Still, Wilson hasn't turned the deal down yet. If both sides don't agree to a new deal soon, Wilson and the Seahawks will have to wait until after the season to try to get a deal done.
Seahawks | Russell Wilson offered a deal?
Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson has supposedly been offered a contract extension that would pay him about $21 million per year. The deal would also include a significant amount of guaranteed money. If Wilson does not agree to a deal before training camp or the regular season starts, he could very well be given the franchise tag after this season.
Seahawks | No progress on Russell Wilson deal?
Seattle Seahawks LB Bobby Wagner could agree to a long-term deal by the start of training camp, and the team's focus on Wagner's deal could be a sign of little progress with the negotiations for QB Russell Wilson, according to NFL Network's Rand Getlin.
Seahawks | Earl Thomas iffy for opener
Seahawks | Russell Okung may hire temporary agent
Seahawks | Demitrius Bronson waived from IR
Seahawks | Russell Okung will represent himself
Seahawks | Russell Wilson wants free-agent money
Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson has not yet entered free agency, but he does want to be paid like that is the case. He also wants a fully guaranteed contract. If a deal does not get done by the time training camp starts, Wilson could very likely be given the franchise tag next season that will be worth at least $25 million, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.
Seahawks | Russell Wilson, SEA not close on contract
Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson and the organization are still not close in their negotiations on an extension. Negotiations should increase leading up to training camp, but are expected to cease once training camp commences.
Seahawks | Russell Wilson talks may have deadline
Seahawks | Russell Wilson not worried about contract
Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson reiterated Wednesday, July 15, he's not worried about his looming contract issue. "I love Seattle, it's a great city," Wilson continued. "I'm going to play my butt off every day. That's all I know, and we'll see what happens." Wilson's rookie contract expires at the end of the 2015 season.
Seahawks | Paul Richardson to be ready by camp?
Seattle Seahawks WR Paul Richardson (knee) could return early in training camp, but is most likely to have a delayed return, according to head coach Pete Carroll, as he continues to recover from a torn anterior cruciate ligament.
Seahawks | Tyler Lockett impresses
Seahawks | Jimmy Graham to be used all over
Seattle Seahawks TE Jimmy Graham will be used all over the field with Seattle like he was in New Orleans. "Yeah, we do that with a lot of our guys. We like to formation and move guys around for different reasons, and Jimmy will be definitely in that mix," offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell said. "It's just another great playmaker. He can stretch the field, catch the ball, big target in the red zone, which will be huge for us. That may be one of the biggest things, just the size we have down there when things start to get tight."
Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch a TD machine
Seahawks | Anthony McCoy may not make team
Seattle Seahawks TE Anthony McCoy could be at risk of not making the final roster, in the opinion of ESPN.com's Terry Blount. Blount anticipates TEs Jimmy Graham, Luke Willson and Cooper Helfet to make up the Seahawks' tight ends.
Seahawks | Cooper Helfet could make final roster
Seahawks | Two players battling at center
Seattle Seahawks Cs Lemuel Jeanpierre and Drew Nowak seem to be in a two-man battle for the starting center position. Jeanpierre received first-team repetitions during organized team activities and minicamp, but Nowak was also given first-team repetitions at center during minicamp. Jeanpierre still appears to be the favorite, however, thanks to his experience in offensive line coach Tom Cable's zone-blocking system.
Seahawks | Kevin Norwood on the bubble?
Seahawks | Robert Turbin could miss Week 1
Seahawks | Christine Michael on bubble
Seattle Seahawks RB Christine Michael is on the bubble for the 53-man roster and will have to perform well in camp to make the team. RB Thomas Rawls has impressed the team and could make Michael expendable.
Seahawks | Douglas McNeil may not make team
Seattle Seahawks WR Douglas McNeil may have a hard time solidifying a spot on the final roster, according to John Boyle of seahawks.com. WRs Doug Baldwin and Jermaine Kearse are locks, while McNeil would likely have to pass at least one of WRs Paul Richardson, Tyler Lockett, Chris Matthews and Kevin Norwood.
Seahawks | Russell Wilson hasn't ruled out baseball
Seahawks | Kasen Williams to stick with Seattle?
Seahawks | Russell Wilson will be ready to play
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
Seahawks | Tyler Lockett draws praise
Seahawks | Doug Baldwin wants to play special teams
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?
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
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
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
Seahawks | Russell Wilson ready to move on?
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
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
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
Seahawks | Bobby Wagner looking for big money
Seahawks | Russell Wilson to play with insurance
Seahawks | Kasen Williams signed
Seahawks | Tarvaris Jackson agrees to terms
Seahawks | Richard Sherman's elbow feeling fine
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?
Seahawks | Bobby Wagner receiving extension soon?