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The Seattle Seahawks rounded out the final day of the 2013 NFL draft by selecting nine players, including a hard-hitting running back, a physical receiver and versatile linemen on both sides of the ball.
Considered a possible first-round pick by some analysts, defensive tackle Jesse Williams might turn out to be the best value of the 2013 draft for the Seattle Seahawks.
So, the Seahawks take a furlough for a day and a half and then finally draft a redundant running back? Whats next, wasting a pick on the shortest quarterback in the draft?
RENTON Expect the unexpected from the Seattle Seahawks come draft time. Draft pundits say theyll zig, and the Seahawks zag. The latest surprise occurred Friday.
RENTON — The Seahawks stood pat Thursday night.
With the Seattle Seahawks heading into tonight’s NFL draft without a first-round pick for the first time since 2007 — and only the fourth time in franchise history — general manager John Schneider might have some time on his hands.
So, we’ve been led to believe that it’s premature to judge the quality of a draft class by NFL teams in any span shorter than three or four years.
The Seattle Seahawks don’t figure to be first-round players in the NFL draft, which begins Thursday and will run, well, longer than the typical human brain is wired to tolerate.
A native of Brisbane, Australia, Alabama defensive lineman Jesse Williams is the perfect example of the deep talent pool at defensive line in this year’s draft.
Luke Marquardt never played in a varsity game for perennial state football power Skyline High School in Sammamish, yet he has an opportunity to carve out an NFL career as an offensive lineman.
RENTON – One down, three to go.
RENTON — Being a Seattle Seahawks player these days carries two implied promises:
The Seattle Seahawks signed safety Kam Chancellor to a four-year contract extension on Monday.
The Seattle Seahawks have agreed to terms for a multi-year extension with safety Kam Chancellor. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but according to a report on the leagues web site Chancellor has agreed to a four-year, $28 million contract extension, which includes $17 million guaranteed money.
Texas A&M running back Christine Michael offers the type of risk/reward proposition that sometimes lures Seahawks coach Pete Carroll into risking a gamble.
Just call it the Russell Wilson effect. NFL general managers and personnel executives are covering their backsides this draft season after other teams passed over a potential franchise quarterback in the University of Wisconsin’s Wilson last season because he did not meet the eyeball test at 5 feet, 10 inches tall.
Seahawks general manager John Schneider has mixed results drafting receivers during his tenure in Seattle.
They started as teammates at Al Davies Boys and Girls Club playing youth football, one a running back and the other, a year younger, an offensive guard.
With 12 of the team's projected 22 starters for the upcoming season unearthed in the past three drafts, the Seahawks are staring at the opening of a three- to five-year window to compete for a Super Bowl.
John Schneider, partner in the roster-construction firm of Schneider, Carroll and Associates, ranks as one of the NFL’s rising stars.
The Seattle Seahawks announced on Friday that they have re-signed kicker Steven Hauschka.
Renton, WA (Sports Network) - The Seattle Seahawks have re-signed unrestricted free agent kicker Steven Hauschka, the team announced Friday.
Considered one of the NFC favorites to reach the Super Bowl, the Seahawks have four prime-time games scheduled in 2013, the NFL announced Thursday as part of its regular-season schedule release. Flex scheduling late in the season could increase the total.
RENTON — For the first time in his 20 years as a personnel man, Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider does not have a pick in the first round of the NFL draft.
The Seattle Seahawks have signed former Pro Bowl cornerback Antoine Winfield.
The Seattle Seahawks added another player to help solve the team’s struggles getting off the field on third down.
Coming off his first Pro Bowl season, Russell Okung is out to prove that the impressive level of play he established in 2012 will lead to a long and productive career in Seattle.
I’d like to thank the Seahawks for the gift of Richard Sherman.
Looking for a candidate to compete for the backup quarterback job left vacant by the departure of Matt Flynn, the Seattle Seahawks found their man in Brady Quinn.
The Seattle Seahawks agreed to terms with quarterback Brady Quinn on Tuesday.
The competition to back up Russell Wilson heated up this week, with the Seattle Seahawks hosting a quartet of veteran signal-callers at the team’s Renton headquarters on Monday.
The Seattle Seahawks signed defensive tackles Tony McDaniel and Clinton McDonald on Wednesday.
Yes, insurance offers peace of mind. But sometimes the policy cost and the deductible just make it seem unworthy of the expense.
In the works since Friday, the Seattle Seahawks completed a trade Monday that sends reserve quarterback Matt Flynn to Oakland.
The Seattle Seahawks officially announced that reserve quarterback Matt Flynn has been traded to the Oakland Raiders for a fifth round pick in the 2014 draft and a conditional pick in the 2015 draft.
The Oakland Raiders have reportedly acquired quarterback Matt Flynn from the Seattle Seahawks.
Signed a year ago in free agency as the long-term answer at quarterback, Matt Flynn apparently will continue that pursuit with another team.
ESPNs Ed Werder reports that the Seattle Seahawks engaged in trade discussions involving backup QB Matt Flynn and a deal appears imminent. Werder says the trade partner with Seattle is unknown.
The Seahawks added some beef to the defensive line, and perhaps signaled the end of Alan Branch’s time in Seattle with the addition of defensive tackle Tony McDaniel.
An unexpected starter in 2012, Russell Wilson clearly is the man in charge on the field offensively for the Seattle Seahawks. But as he prepares for his second season, the 24-year-old quarterback isn’t content with his breakout rookie performance. He wants more. And he’s willing to put in the work to help the Seahawks emerge as Super Bowl contenders sooner rather than later.
Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean reports that the Tennessee Titans have released former Seattle Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck.
Taking his place in the middle of his circled teammates, linked arm-in-arm, Steve Zakuani pointed to the Seattle Sounders’ frenzied fans and then tapped the team shield on his chest.
The Seattle Seahawks surprised many NFL observers by wading into the deep waters of the first week of free agency, acquiring receiver Percy Harvin through trade, and signing free agent defensive ends Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett.
Darrell Bevell has a problem that most offensive coordinators won’t complain about.
The Seattle Seahawks signed defensive end Michael Bennett, the team announced on Friday.
What time does the parade start?
Hours after announcing the official signing of defensive end Cliff Avril on Thursday, the Seattle Seahawks showed they weren’t done addressing the team’s pass rush issues when reports surfaced that defensive lineman Michael Bennett was returning to the team.
The Seattle Seahawks signed defensive end Cliff Avril to a multiyear contract on Thursday.
A day after adding an impact player on offense, the Seattle Seahawks addressed the team’s most pressing need in free agency — bringing in a speedy pass rusher.
Percy Harvin’s Everything-is-Beautiful visit to Seattle on Tuesday went a lot better than the last one did, when he accompanied the Minnesota Vikings into CenturyLink Field for a 2012 contest that served as a microcosm of his NFL career.
RENTON — John Schneider’s aggressive, meticulous approach to player acquisition, coupled with Pete Carroll’s willingness to take calculated risks, netted the Seattle Seahawks one of the prized playmakers available in the market on the opening day of NFL free agency.
On the same day they officially welcomed in Percy Harvin, the Seattle Seahawks said goodbye to Leon Washington, releasing the Pro Bowl return man on Tuesday.
The Seattle Seahawks have traded their 2013 first-round draft choice, one of their three seventh-round draft choices and a 2014 third-round draft choice to the Minnesota Vikings for wide receiver Percy Harvin on Thursday.
Leon Washington has filled the role of returner for the Seahawks capably, but with the acquisition of Percy Harvin, his days seem numbered. A league source told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the team plans to release him.
With NFL free agency and the new league year set to begin at 1 p.m. Pacific time today, the Seattle Seahawks took a swan dive into the beginning of player movement by negotiating a trade with Minnesota for electric receiver Percy Harvin on Monday.
One day Harvard may commission a study on wide receivers and diva-like behavior.
According to a report by Jay Glazer of Fox Sports, the Seattle Seahawks have made a trade for Minnesota receiver Percy Harvin for draft picks.
The Minnesota Vikings have reportedly traded wide receiver Percy Harvin to the Seattle Seahawks.
Richard Sherman, I’ve got some advice regarding an urgent matter: Contact the police. You are the victim of identity theft.
Looking for an answer to the team’s pass-rush woes, the Seattle Seahawks may have found part of that solution in edge rusher John Abraham.
Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider took a chance on a pro basketball player making the switch to tight end.
One of the main currencies in the NFL is speed.
Man coverage is the preference of University of Washington cornerback Desmond Trufant, who has the biggest audition of his young life at the NFL scouting combine this week.
INDIANAPOLIS – The Seattle Seahawks have their eyes on UCLA defensive end Datone Jones.
INDIANAPOLIS — Marquess Wilson understands he has some explaining to do.
INDIANAPOLIS — If Pete Carroll has his way, Matt Flynn will stay in Seattle for another season — whether he wants to or not.
INDIANAPOLIS — The influence of Pete Carroll was apparent on New York Jets general manager John Idzik, who served the Seattle Seahawks as a salary cap expert for the past six seasons before taking his new job last month.
Seahawks general manager John Schneider provided little insight into what his team’s personnel department thinks are the strengths and weaknesses of this year’s draft class, and how they match up to Seattle’s overall needs.
After finishing 31 seconds from the NFC Championship Game, the Seattle Seahawks aren't standing pat. This week marks the first significant step for the Seahawks to find some key pieces to help bring a Super Bowl victory to Seattle – the start of the annual NFL scouting combine.
Because the stakes involve millions of dollars and each team’s competitive future, the NFL is adding further testing to the annual scouting combine this week.
Football coaches historically carried a special affinity for players who treated themselves as human missiles.
News of the Minnesota Vikings entertaining a possible trade involving electric receiver Percy Harvin perked my ears this morning.
It won’t show up in the records, but Super Bowl XLVII was a win for the Seattle Seahawks.
Leroy Hill had his bail hearing Thursday in King County Superior Court. Hill waived his right to appear at the hearing, and his bail was set at $150,000.
Leroy Hill may have run out of life lines with the Seattle Seahawks.
Seattle Seahawks linebacker Leroy Hill was arrested on Tuesday on two counts of alleged domestic violence.
Already weary of the offseason lull, I am trying to figure out a shortcut Seahawks fans can take between now and the first Sunday of the 2013 schedule.
According to a press release issued by the Issaquah police department, officers responded to a call at 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon near Cougar Ridge Drive Northwest for a report of an ongoing assault.
After Russell Wilson’s third touchdown pass of the third quarter, the announcers stated the obvious, that the Seahawks rookie quarterback looked like a shoo-in as the Pro Bowl MVP.
The possibility of watching Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson take one more snap this football season finds me contemplating the unfathomable.
Russell Wilson will get some sand in between his toes this weekend. The Seattle rookie quarterback is headed to Hawaii to play in the Pro Bowl as an injury replacement, the Seahawks announced on Monday.
The Seattle Seahawks said goodbye to the charismatic leader of the team’s top-ranked scoring defense and hello to a familiar face brought in to maintain continuity.
On the same day they lost defensive coordinator Gus Bradley to the head coaching ranks, the Seattle Seahawks named Dan Quinn as his successor on Thursday.
David Padilla didnt hesitate to rate meeting Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson as one of the top moments of his young life. It ranks right up there with hitting his first home run in Little League as a 12-year-old.
Still feeling the sting? Still inconsolable over how the Seattle Seahawks fell two points and 31 seconds short of completing the largest second-half comeback in NFL playoff history? Still need Mylanta to cope with the thought of Atlanta?
RENTON – Veteran linebacker Leroy Hill knows what a Super Bowl-quality team looks like, and he is certain he saw one in the 2012 Seattle Seahawks, even after their season ended Sunday in Atlanta.
RENTON – Pete Carroll said he believes Sunday’s close loss to Atlanta in the NFC divisional playoffs would have turned out differently had the teams played at CenturyLink Field.
RENTON – Just watch, the Seahawks will be the popular preseason pick next season to make it to the Super Bowl.
The Seattle Seahawks spent today in meetings with their coaches and then filed into the locker room for the final time in a season that ended so painfully yesterday.
"Fail Mary II" never had a chance.
Pete Carrolls willingness to take risks, coupled with his teams inexperience, doomed the Seahawks twice offensively in the first half Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons.
ATLANTA — When it comes to goodbye tours, future Hall-of-Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez never will be confused with future Hall-of-Fame linebacker Ray Lewis.
ATLANTA — With all of the attention focused on Seattle’s Marshawn Lynch, Atlanta’s running back duo of Michael Turner and Jacquizz Rodgers had something to prove.
An hour after the Seattle Seahawks painful 30-28 loss to the Atlanta Falcons, finished by Matt Bryants 49-yard field goal in the final seconds, Red Bryant was still seething.
The Seattle Seahawks came from a 20-0 deficit to take a 28-27 lead, but the Atlanta Falcons spoiled it with a field goal with seconds left to play. The Seahawks fall 30-28 in the playoffs.
Is it against the rules to suggest that an athlete had a legendary performance in a loss?
It took the Seattle Seahawks until late in the fourth quarter to erase a 20-point deficit Sunday. It took them two elementary pass plays to give back their edge.
The announcement came early in the first period of Seattles playoff game against the Atlanta Falcons: Seattle tight end Zach Miller has a foot injury, his return is questionable. Actually, his return was remarkable.
It took a 49-yard field goal from Matt Bryant with less than 10 seconds remaining, but Matt Ryan finally got the proverbial playoff monkey off his back.
The Seattle Seahawks are facing the Atlanta Falcons in Georgia today. The Seahawks come from a 20-0 deficit to take a 28-27 lead, but the Falcons' field goal spoiled it with seconds left to play. Join the live chat to talk plays, calls and what's next. News Tribune sports reporter Ryan Divish is your host.
ATLANTA —For all the strategy and analysis involved, football isn’t a complicated game.
ATLANTA — An intangible familiar to the Seattle Seahawks could prove pivotal today when they take on the Atlanta Falcons in an NFC division playoff game at the Georgia Dome.
ATLANTA — Larry Munson, the late and revered University of Georgia broadcaster – the Peach State’s version of Dave Niehaus – used a phrase that could describe the task facing Atlanta sports fans this morning.
He can start a fire with two wet sticks. When it comes to creating a championship-type atmosphere, few rival the ability of Seattle coach Pete Carroll to get his players on task, getting them worked up from a dull roar on Monday to a fevered frenzy when the referee blows the whistle on Sunday.
At some point, little Kaleigh Rose Thomas will start learning lessons in the famed Thomas family work ethic.
Being a Seattle Seahawks fan during the playoffs is a family affair for some and a superstitious one for others.
With the Seahawks’ run to the playoffs revitalizing football fanatics, spray-on green hair and neon face paint are flying off the shelves.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – Atlanta Falcons safety Thomas DeCoud and Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch go back to Oakland.
Since that controversial day in April, when the Seattle Seahawks made Bruce Irvin the No. 15 pick in the NFL draft, coach Pete Carroll has maintained that the rookie can be more than a pass-rush specialist.
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is listed as probable for Sunday's NFC Divisional Playoff game against the Atlanta Falcons.
RENTON — Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson showed an ability to lead his team to touchdowns in the red zone during the regular season.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — Roddy White and Julio Jones are the Atlanta Falcons’ dynamic duo, wide receivers whose identities seem to mirror each other.
K.J. Wright knows one thing about Atlanta tight end Tony Gonzalez – the old man can still play.
The Seattle Seahawks proved that a productive run game and solid defense travel well in the playoffs. Their winding road to the Super Bowl resumes Sunday afternoon against the well-rested and top-seeded Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — Maybe it’s a good thing for Matt Ryan that he’s still waiting to win when the stakes matter the most.
All Ryan Longwell has to do now is kick the winning field goal in this Sundays NFC divisional playoff game against the Atlanta Falcons to make the story complete.
The Seattle Seahawks signed veteran kicker Ryan Longwell Wednesday and placed kicker Steven Hauschka on injured reserve.
Coach Pete Carroll walks a delicate tightrope when it comes to the aggressive, physical way the Seahawks play. In the three seasons he’s been in Seattle, the Seahawks have steadily gained notoriety around the league as a team that likes to trash talk and play physical to the whistle — sometimes through the whistle.
That other NFL teams covet his coordinators strikes Pete Carroll as a compliment to the status of the Seahawks program.
The Atlanta Falcons know all about Russell Wilson, Marshawn Lynch and Richard Sherman.
Chris Clemons would have had an opportunity to play in front of family and friends when Seattle traveled to Atlanta to face the Falcons in the NFC divisional playoff on Sunday.
While the Seattle Seahawks continue on their postseason run, the team will have to do so without their best pass rusher.
First reported by Jason LaCanfora of CBS Sports, I can confirm that Chris Clemons had a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) today, which revealed that the Seattle Seahawks defensive end indeed does have a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, which means hes done for the year.
Throughout the NFL season, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III showed he can do just about anything on the football field.
Richard Sherman likes to talk. Apparently, Washington offensive tackle Trent Williams didnt want to listen.
Russell Wilson isnt ignoring tight end Zach Miller, it just sometimes takes him a while to sort through his options before finding him.
After a panicky first quarter, Seattle Seahawks beat Washington Redskins 24-14 for first road playoff win in nearly 30 years
Down two scores late in the first quarter with 35 players competing in their first NFL playoff game, the Seattle Seahawks could have panicked. Instead, they exhaled.
Facing the top rushing team in the league, the Seattle Seahawks found a way to slow down the Washington Redskins talented duo of quarterback Robert Griffin III and running back Alfred Morris.
Marshawn Lynch rushed for 131 yards and the go-ahead touchdown midway through the fourth quarter as the Seattle Seahawks overcame a fast start by the Washington Redskins with a 24-14 victory in Sunday's NFC Wild Card playoff.
The Seattle Seahawks are battling the Washington Redskins in the first round of the playoffs. Can Russell Wilson and the Hawks take down Robert Griffin III and the Redskins? Join News Tribune sports writer Ryan Divish and a legion of fans for a live chat during the game. Bring your questions and your opinions and discuss today's match-up.
The 1983 NFL draft is remembered for its unprecedented abundance of passing arms.
In his first NFL postseason game, Russell Wilson will face one of the toughest mental challenges in his career against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field.
For the first time in NFL history, three rookie quarterbacks guided their teams into the playoffs, with two of them, Robert Griffin III and Seattle’s Russell Wilson, squaring off this afternoon. Both are elusive and athletic, with uncommon maturity and leadership, and along with the Colts’ Andrew Luck, have stomped on the conventional wisdom that a coach trusts his team to a rookie quarterback at career peril.
Every current Seattle Seahawk who started the first game of the season at Arizona on Sept. 9 is healthy and available to start the first game of the playoffs Sunday at Washington.
The Seahawks’ Doug Baldwin and Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris grew up eating spaghetti dinners prepared by the Seattle receiver’s mother every Saturday before youth football games back in their hometown of Pensacola, Fla.
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is listed as probable for Sunday's NFC Wild Card playoff game against the Washington Redskins.
Brandon Browner took his medicine and is ready to move on.
More friends than rivals, Pete Carroll and Mike Shanahan are on a collision course that will culminate with a first-round playoff game Sunday afternoon between the Seattle Seahawks and the Washington Redskins. Afterward, there will be a brief but firm handshake, without either coach needing to ask: “What’s your deal?”
Don't let the intimidating glare fool you. Chris Clemons cares. But the Seattle defensive end doesn't care what you think of him.
They took separate paths to the NFL and ended up in the same place. When the NFL playoffs commence this weekend, a pair of rookie quarterbacks will go head-to-head on the biggest stage of their early careers.
Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson have been named the NFL's top rookies for the month of December.
RENTON — For the first time in a month, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner was back at practice Wednesday.
It's safe to say that Seattle Seahawks defensive end Alan Branch isn't too concerned about the improving health of Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III.
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was limited in Wednesday's practice as the team prepares for Sunday's NFC Wild Card playoff game against the Washington Redskins.
Aside from a geographic affiliation with a place named after the first president, the NFL team representing Washington state has much in common with the NFL team representing Washington, D.C.
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