The NFL fined the Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll heavily for violating noncontact rules in the offseason. That’s just part of the byproduct of Seattle’s aggressive attitude, rather than the NFL looking to stick it to their reigning champions.
For some Seahawks, the exhibition game Thursday night at Oakland will give them one more chance to prove they deserve a roster spot. Terrelle Pryor will try to convince the Seahawks to keep a third quarterback.
Here are our picks for players to watch for the Seahawks in Thursday night's game at Oakland.
One bit of roster housekeeping to pass along as three players --- defensive lineman Micbael Brooks, receiver David Gilreath and linebacker Horace Miller --- have all cleared waivers and reverted to Seattle's Injured Reserve list.
Cleveland wide receiver Josh Gordon’s indefinite suspension by the league has been upheld and the All-Pro will miss at least 16 games for a repeat violation of the NFL’s substance-abuse policy.
1. The tip in the NFC Championship game against San Francisco
Offense could be even better than thought, illegal contact might be overblown and Terrelle Pryor has one more week to make the team.
There are a lot of reasons teams don’t win back to back Super Bowls often. But this season’s version of the Seahawks looks even better than last year’s model.
The Seahawks believe they can win more than one Super Bowl. And maybe this young, talented, hungry team is right. Maybe it can.
In today's Extra Points video, Jayson Jenks reviews the Seahawks' news of the day, including Pete Carroll's reaction to the NFL penalties assessed on Tuesday, and some personnel updates:
Here are the personnel updates, and a few other notes, from Seahawks coach Pete Carroll's meeting with the media today following the team's walkthrough at the VMAC.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said today that despite having been penalized by the NFL on Tuesday for violating rules regarding contact during a June mini-camp, his team is "trying to do things exactly right.''
1, We'll start the 10 with this look by Jayson Jenks at one of the team's most intriguing players -- second-year running back Christine Michael. As Jenks notes, Michael remains something of a work in progress and at the moment is behind Marshawn Lynch and Robert Turbin on the depth chart at tailback
Christine Michael, the Seahawks’ explosive but inconsistent second-year running back, is on course, but still has miles to go.
New England sent six-time Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins to Tampa Bay for tight end Tim Wright and a draft choice.
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson met the media today to talk about the preseason, his thoughts on Earl Thomas returning punts, what he does in his down time, and more. Here's a transcript with some video below:
The NFL has confirmed that the Seahawks have been penalized for violating the league's policies regarding contact during mini-camp practices in June.
With some questions still swirling about what happened with the Seahawks and their fine today from the NFL, I thought I'd pass along a few other links that add some perspective: