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Seattle Seahawks Draft LB Bobby Wagner from Utah State with 47th Pick in 2012 NFL Draft
May 3rd, 2012 at 1:10 PM
On Day two of the NFL Draft the Seattle Seahawks traded down four spots to pick No. 47 in a trade with the NY Jets that also included additional picks in the 5th and 7th rounds. Hawks management chose linebacker Bobby Wagner, who, after missing the NFL combine due to...

Seattle Seahawks Acquire QB Russell Wilson in 3rd Round of the NFL Draft
April 29th, 2012 at 12:09 PM
The Seattle Seahawks addressed pressing needs in the NFL draft this week by adding ten rookies to the roster before turning attention to talent in the undrafted free agency. One of the most appealing draft picks is QB Russell Wilson (Wisconsin) picked up with the Seahawks’ 12th pick in the...

Seattle Seahawks’ First Round Draft Pick Bruce Irvin was Surprised by Pete Carroll
April 28th, 2012 at 1:48 PM
Seattle Seahawks’ first round draft pick Bruce Irvin told the media this morning that he thought he might be selected somewhere between 26 and 32 or possibly early on day two of the 2012 NFL Draft and was surprised when he received a phone call from Pete Carroll right before...

Seattle Seahawks’ Pete Carroll Says 1st Round Draft Pick Bruce Irvin was a Tightly Kept Secret
April 27th, 2012 at 11:42 AM
“A ton of teams would have taken this kid had they known him better” Pete Carroll ***PHOTO1*** Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll reported today on 710 AM ESPN with “Brock and Salk” that Bruce Irvin was a tightly kept secret leading up to yesterday’s first round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft....

Seattle Seahawks Pick Defensive Pass Rusher Bruce Irvin in First Round of 2012 NFL Draft
April 26th, 2012 at 7:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks selected West Virginia Mountaineers defensive end Bruce Irvin today in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Irvin at 6’2” 245 pounds, is known for aggressive bull rushing against larger offensive tackles. Known for quickness off the snap, he most likely will be used immediately at...

Seattle Seahawks’ Pete Carroll and John Schneider Collaborate to Address Needs in the NFL Draft
April 24th, 2012 at 5:47 PM
As the 2012 NFL Draft nears, there is much media speculation about which team will draft what player and for what reason. However, aside from the teams who have already committed their first pick, (the Colts will draft Andrew Luck and the Redskins Robert Griffin III) draft selections will remain...

Could Seattle Seahawks Pick Quarterback Russell Wilson in 2012 NFL Draft?
April 16th, 2012 at 5:27 PM
The Seattle Seahawks are making significant changes at quarterback this year, signing Matt Flynn and veteran Tarvaris Jackson while releasing Charlie Whitehurst in the free agency has left the team with the option of also adding a quarterback from the NFL Draft pool. With a 12th overall pick in the...

For Seattle Seahawks—Linebacker Position Should Be Top Priority in NFL Draft
April 6th, 2012 at 5:05 AM
While the Seahawks may have shored things up along the defensive line this off-season, they've since sprung a major leak at the linebacker position. ***PHOTO1*** With the loss of David Hawthorne to the New Orleans Saints, Seattle has suddenly become very thin at linebacker. Hawthorne signed a five year deal with New...

Seattle Seahawks Search for Quarterback Depth Ended in Arizona at the Pro Day for Brock Osweiler
April 5th, 2012 at 9:20 AM
The Seattle Seahawks have not been shy about traveling to pro days of certain quarterbacks across the country. Last Friday, Seahawks general manger John Schneider, head coach Pete Carroll, and offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell were on-lookers at the pro day of Arizona State quarterback Brock Osweiler. The 6’7, 242 pound...

A Trio of Seattle Seahawks Personnel were Present During the Pro Day of Quarterback Ryan Tannehill
April 3rd, 2012 at 11:12 AM
The signing of free-agent quarterback Matt Flynn did not deter Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider, head coach Pete Carroll, and offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell to travel down south to Texas and attend the pro day of Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill. Many NFL scouts were present last Thursday in...

Order Released—Seattle Seahawks Hold 3 of Top 75 Picks in 2012 NFL Draft
March 29th, 2012 at 10:45 AM
***PHOTO1*** After what has already been an eventful off-season for Seattle, Seahawks fans have even more to get excited about following the release of the league’s official draft-order earlier this week. Seattle holds three picks in the top 75, including the 12th overall in 2012. They won't, though, have a fifth-round...

Seattle Seahawks 2012 Schedule: Upcoming Match-ups, Part Two
March 28th, 2012 at 4:16 PM
Much of the focus in news around the NFL lately has been on signings, trades, penalties and the NFL Draft. And what is all of this for? The 2012-2013 season. The result of all choices made, risks taken will be lined up on the field on Week 1 to show...

The Seattle Seahawks Look to Carry Positive Momentum into April’s NFL Draft
March 28th, 2012 at 1:06 PM
Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider and head coach Pete Carroll have been busy re-signing players such as Marshawn Lynch, Red Bryant, and Michael Robinson. They have also added depth at the quarterback position by signing free agent Matt Flynn. Many Seahawks fans are excited and thrilled about Seattle’s free...

Seattle Seahawks 101 Inside Blitz: Staff Commentary
March 26th, 2012 at 11:29 AM
***PHOTO1*** What grade would you give the Seahawks so far in free agent signings? Sims: The Seahawks earn an A in my book; they made an attempt to get Peyton Manning even though it was a long shot and when he denied us they picked up the second hottest quarterback in free...

Seattle Seahawks—Favorites in the NFC West for 2012?
March 25th, 2012 at 9:59 AM
With their noses fixed firmly to the grind stone for the past two years, coach Pete Carroll and GM John Schneider have been hard at work reconstructing the Seahawks' house from the foundation up. And though they had their work cut out for them, their collective vision appears on the...

The Seattle Seahawks May Still Look at the Quarterback Position in the NFL Draft
March 24th, 2012 at 10:16 AM
With the recent signing of free agent quarterback Matt Flynn, many Seahawks fans are optimistic Flynn can lead Seattle deep into the playoffs in the immediate future. After general manager John Schneider spoke numerous times to Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy about Flynn’s quarterback abilities, Schneider decided to...

Seattle Seahawks Draft Watch: Boston College Linebacker Luke Kuechly
March 22nd, 2012 at 8:59 PM
The Seattle Seahawks could choose 6’3” 242lb linebacker Luke Kuechly first next month in the rapidly approaching NFL draft. The Dick Butkus Award winner is football savvy, with superior instincts and skills and may be the best athlete available when Seahawks general manager John Schneider is granted 10-minutes to make...

Free Agent Jason Jones Signed by Seattle Seahawks to Bolster Interior Pass Rush
March 21st, 2012 at 7:00 AM
Lost in the excitement of coming to terms with quarterback Matt Flynn is the Seahawks' recent signing of free agent defensive tackle/end, Jason Jones. Though somewhat less sexy than Flynn's arrival, Jones promises to help the Seahawks get more pressure from the interior of the defensive line, a distinct area...

Seattle Seahawks Seek Depth at Offensive Line After Securing Quarterback Matt Flynn
March 19th, 2012 at 3:45 PM
Now that the Seattle Seahawks have acquired former Green Bay Packers backup quarterback Matt Flynn, the focus shifts to the offensive line and protecting the team’s newest addition. The 2011 season began with a strong offensive line but that depth faded quickly as several of the starting linemen were sidelined...

Seattle Seahawks’ Off-Season Moves Reveal Confidence in Current Roster
March 17th, 2012 at 10:02 AM
Less than a week into the NFL's free agency period, the Seattle Seahawks relative inactivity speaks volumes about coach Pete Carroll's assessment of his team's roster. True to his word, Carroll had stated heading in to the off-season that the roster was pretty well set and that a repeat of...