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Russell Wilson Moves Past Patrick Mahomes In MVP Odds

Oct 15, 2019 3:16 PM

Russell Wilson has moved past Patrick Mahomes to become the favorite to win the 2019 NFL MVP, according to odds from SportsBetting.ag.

The Seattle Seahawks are 5-1 while the Kansas City Chiefs are now 4-2 after losing two straight at home.

MVP Odds
Russell Wilson 2/1
Patrick Mahomes 5/2
Aaron Rodgers 9/1
Christian McCaffrey 9/1
Deshaun Watson 9/1
Jimmy Garoppolo 12/1
Tom Brady 12/1
Lamar Jackson 18/1
Carson Wentz 20/1
Dak Prescott 28/1

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Steelers Acquire Nick Vannett From Seahawks

Sep 24, 2019 9:06 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers have acquired Nick Vannett from the Seattle Seahawks.

The Steelers need depth at tight end with Vance McDonald battling a shoulder sprain. McDonald is not expected to have an extended absence.

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Tags: Pittsburgh Steelers, Seattle Seahawks, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Seahawks 'Believe' In Chris Carson Despite Fumbles

Sep 24, 2019 10:09 AM

Pete Carroll remains confident in Chris Carson despite the fact that the running back has lost a fumble in each of the Seattle Seahawks' three games.

"Because we do believe in him, we're going to continue to show him that," Carroll said. "He's a terrific football player, and we want to make sure and maintain that level of play from him so we'll work at it, work with him on it."

Carson's three fumbles don't include one from last week in Pittsburgh, when he was hit and upended right as he took a handoff from Russell Wilson. That fumble was officially attributed to Wilson.

"I just have to keep trying to get better," Carson said. "The defense is going to try and go after the ball so I have to be aware of that."

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Seahawks No Longer Interested In Signing Antonio Brown

Sep 20, 2019 8:35 PM

The Seattle Seahawks had interest in Antonio Brown when he was released by the Oakland Raiders, but that does not appear to be the case now that he's a free agent again upon his release by the New England Patriots.

Since signing with the Patriots, there have been multiple sexual assault allegations against Brown.

“We’re pretty well set right now,” Carroll said Friday, via Gregg Bell of the News Tribune. “We kind of know where we’re going with that.”

Carroll’s reaction was similar to those of Sean Payton and Sean McVay, who were asked about their interest in Brown.

“Right now, where we are . . .I like our depth at that position,” Payton said, via Dianna Russini of ESPN. “I haven’t paid much attention. I’m focused on the guys here.”

“You always look into things,” McVay said, via quotes distributed by the team. “We evaluate, but with the situation we have specific to the receiver position, we couldn’t be happier with the guys that we do have.”

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Tags: New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Antonio Brown Received Interest From Seahawks, Browns

Sep 8, 2019 11:06 AM

Antonio Brown had a "robust" market once he was released by the Oakland Raiders, according to his agent Drew Rosenhaus.

The Patriots were a "fait accompli" soon after his release however.

The Cleveland Browns and Seattle Seahawks were amongst the teams interested in Brown. Brown worked out with Russell Wilson this offseason.

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Tags: Cleveland Browns, New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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D.K. Metcalf Nicknames Himself 'Wolverine' After Quick Return

Sep 6, 2019 7:49 AM

D.K. Metcalf has declared himself ready to play in Week 1 for the Seattle Seahawks just 19 days after undergoing knee surgery.

The quick recovery led the rookie wide receiver to refer to himself as "Wolverine" during a recent conversation with Pete Carroll.

Metcalf had been getting regular playing time with the Seahawks' No. 1 offense before he had surgery on Aug. 20, which Carroll referred to as a "minimal" procedure.

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Seahawks Keep Geno Smith, Cut Paxton Lynch

Aug 31, 2019 11:15 AM

The Seattle Seahawks have waived Paxton Lynch and will keep Geno Smith as backup quarterback to Russell Wilson.

Lynch signed a futures deal with the Seahawks in January.

Seattle only keeps two quarterbacks on their 53-man roster.

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Seahawks Agree To Acquire Jadeveon Clowney From Texans

Aug 31, 2019 11:13 AM

The Seattle Seahawks have agreed to acquire Jadeveon Clowney from the Houston Texans.

The deal is contingent upon all players passing their physicals.

Clowney rejected a deal with the Miami Dolphins, but will travel to Seattle for his physical with the Seahawks.

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Texans Have Spoken To Five Teams About Jadeveon Clowney

Aug 29, 2019 8:30 AM

The Houston Texans have spoken to as many as five teams about a trade for Jadeveon Clowney.

While the most significant talks have come with the Miami Dolphins, the Texans have also spoken to the Philadelphia Eagles, Seattle Seahawks, Washington Redskins and New York Jets.

Clowney cannot be traded without first signing his franchise tag tender.

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Doug Baldwin Has No Second Thoughts Over Retiring

Aug 27, 2019 7:58 AM

Doug Baldwin has no second thoughts about his decision to retire from the NFL.

According to the former Seattle Seahawks receiver, the process of deciding to retire began well before he suffered a slew of injuries during his final season.

"It was a process longer than just last year," Baldwin said. "I think when you come into the NFL or any entertainment business as a young person, you have to be selfish, you have to be self-centered because it's all about self-preservation in that arena. I'm not saying this is the general population of athletes and entertainers, but I think a lot of us struggle with the concept of having a god complex, thinking that we're invincible and that we're immortal in some ways, and when you start to come to grips with the reality of being mortal and knowing that this is all going to come to an end at some point, you start to see the world differently. Perspective changes. I've been going through that process for a number of years. It actually started my second year in the NFL, understanding that eventually there's got to be a plan."

For Baldwin, the challenge isn't about missing the sport that he has played for most of his life.

"It's more so that my identity has been wrapped up in football since I was 6 years old," he said. "Navigating not having that, not having the instant feedback and the false affirmation of what my value was in the world because I had caught touchdowns on some days, I'm navigating that as a human on a very human level. That process has been challenging to say the least, but it's also been a rewarding one because it's allowed me to refocus my passions but also to re-understand who I am in the greater scheme of things and how I fit into the world."

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D.K. Metcalf To Undergo Knee Surgery

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Bobby Wagner Agrees To Three-Year, $54M Deal With Seahawks
Bobby Wagner negotiated the deal himself, which makes him the highest paid inside linebacker in the NFL.

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Earl Thomas Doesn't Regret Flipping Middle Finger At Pete Carroll
Earl Thomas is standing by his decision to flip the middle finger to Pete Carroll last September.

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Seahawks DL Jarran Reed Suspended Six Games
Jarran Reed was suspended six games for a violation of the personal conduct policy for an incident from early 2017.

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Golden Tate: Matthew Stafford Is 'Best QB I've Played With'
Golden Tate has played 10 NFL seasons and says Matthew Stafford is the best quarterback he's caught passes from.

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Brian Schottenheimer: Seahawks Are Still A Running Team
Russell Wilson is the NFL's highest-paid quarterback, but the Seahawks still see themselves as a running team.

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Russell Wilson Aims To Play Another 15 Years Until He's 45
When Russell Wilson was drafted, his initial goal was to play 12 years and win multiple Super Bowls.

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Geno Smith To Sign With Seahawks
Geno Smith is expected to compete with Paxton Lynch for the No. 2 quarterback job behind Russell Wilson.

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Doug Baldwin Announces Retirement From NFL
Doug Baldwin indicated in a long series of posts on Twitter that he is retiring from the NFL.

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Seahawks Sign DT Al Woods
The move came just a few hours after Seattle's signing of Ziggy Ansah became official.

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Seahawks Release Doug Baldwin, Kam Chancellor
Doug Baldwin and Kam Chancellor after they failed their physical examinations.

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Seahawks Agree To One-Year Deal With Ziggy Ansah
Ziggy Ansah's deal is expected to include $5.5 million in guaranteed money with incentives that could elevate the deal another $8 million.

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Bobby Wagner Preparing Like It'll Be Last Season With Seahawks
Bobby Wagner said he's yet to begin contract talks on a new deal, negotiations he intends on representing himself in.

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Ezekiel Ansah Meets With Seahawks
The Seahawks could use Ziggy Ansah as a partial replacement for Frank Clark, who they traded to the Chiefs.

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Doug Baldwin Considering Retirement Due To Injuries
Doug Baldwin has undergone surgery on his groin and a shoulder this offseason.

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Packers Draft Darnell Savage With Pick Acquired From Seahawks
In the deal, the Seahawks acquired the 30th pick and two fourth-round picks.

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2019 NFL Draft First-Round Results
Kyler Murray, Nick Bosa and Quinnen Williams kicked off the first round, but the Raiders started a trend of unpredictability by taking Clelin Ferrell with the fourth overall pick.

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2019 NFL Mock Draft, Final Version
After months of film work and sourcing, Jeff Risdon's final mock draft for the 2019 NFL Draft is here.

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Marshawn Lynch To Retire From NFL Again
Marshawn Lynch first retired in February of 2016.

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Chiefs Agree To Acquire Frank Clark From Seahawks
Frank Clark had been franchised by the Seahawks.

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