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Seattle Seahawks Sign Defensive Tackle T.Y. McGill
May 15th, 2015 at 9:58 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks have waived/injured defensive end Tory Slater and signed defensive tackle T.Y. McGill, the team announced today. McGill participated in Seattle’s rookie minicamp last weekend on a tryout basis. McGill played for Wayne County High School in Jesup Georgia and was the kind of dominating defensive lineman, nobody wanted...

Seattle Seahawks’ Cliff Avril to Walk in 33rd Annual Nordstrom Beat the Bridge
May 14th, 2015 at 8:37 AM
***PHOTO1*** Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril will join thousands of participants this Sunday in the 33rd Annual Nordstrom Beat the Bridge to Beat Diabetes walk at Husky Stadium. The Cliff Club (Avril’s Walk Team) has set a goal to earn $10,000 for the charity event. The foundation sponsored the JDRF...

Seattle Seahawks Player Profile: Rookie Cornerback Tye Smith
May 11th, 2015 at 4:10 PM
***PHOTO1***Seattle Seahawks rookie cornerback Tye Smith was selected in the fifth round of the draft (170th overall) and agreed to terms on a four-year contract last Friday. With the injuries to the secondary late last year, it made sense that the Hawks would select a DB in the draft. He’s an...

The Seattle Seahawks Cut Five Players
May 7th, 2015 at 10:40 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks released linebacker Mike Zimmer, center Jared Wheeler, tackle Justin Renfrow, and defensive end Julius Warmsley and waived and linebacker Mike Taylor on Tuesday. All were signed by the Hawks in early February. Taylor remained unclaimed yesterday and joins the other four veterans as free agents, available to sign...

Evidence Supports Seattle Seahawks’ Decision to Draft Frank Clark
May 6th, 2015 at 10:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider and head coach Pete Carroll are under fire for their decision to select Michigan defensive end Frank Clark in the 2015 NFL Draft. Clark was arrested for domestic violence last November after an incident inside a hotel room at the Maui Sands Resort & Indoor...

Michigan Defensive End Frank Clark Selected by Seattle Seahawks in 2015 NFL Draft
May 1st, 2015 at 9:38 PM
***PHOTO1***The Seattle Seahawks made its first draft pick and the 63rd pick overall in Round 2 of the 2015 NFL draft this evening by selecting defensive end Frank Clark from Michigan. At 6-foot-3, 279 pounds, Clark is a stout, tough minded football player. The Hawks drafted Clark because he’s a formidable athlete...

Seattle Seahawks Sign Defensive Tackle Ahtyba Rubin
March 26th, 2015 at 8:09 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks signed defensive tackle Ahtyba Rubin to a $2.6 million one year contract. Rubin was originally drafted by the Cleveland Browns with the 24th pick, in the sixth round (190th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft. In seven seasons with the Browns, Rubin shares the distinction with eight players...

Free Agency Departures Weaken Seattle Seahawks’ Defense
March 17th, 2015 at 12:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** Before NFL Free Agency began one week ago, players were given a 72-hour period to hear pitches from opposing teams. Seattle cornerback, Byron Maxwell took advantage and signed a six year, $63 million deal with the Philadelphia Eagles. Since then outside linebacker, Malcolm Smith inked a two year $7 million deal...

Seattle Seahawks Sign Mike Morgan, Anthony McCoy, and Jacksonville Jaguars’ Will Blackmon
March 11th, 2015 at 8:28 AM
***PHOTO1*** Seahawks signed linebacker Mike Morgan and tight end Anthony McCoy to contract extensions and signed cornerback Will Blackmon. Morgan originally signed with Seattle as an undrafted free agent on July 26, 2011. He has played in 53 games with one start for Seattle, totaling 21 tackles (13 solo), 19 special teams...

Seattle Seahawks May Pursue Green Bay Packers’ Cornerback Tramon Williams Next Week
March 6th, 2015 at 8:41 AM
***PHOTO1*** With time slipping away for the Seattle Seahawks to retain potential unrestricted free agency Byron Maxwell before free agency begins, the team may turn its eyes towards Green Bay Packers cornerback Tramon Williams next week. The undrafted rookie out of Louisiana entered the league after being cut by the Houston Texans...

Seattle Seahawks Sign Linebacker Mister Alexander
March 4th, 2015 at 8:35 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks signed Mister Alexander to their roster, yesterday. The 6-foot-3, 252-pound Florida State University linebacker was undrafted in 2011 and signed with the Houston Texans, playing for two seasons (2011-12) racking up 12 tackles in 14 games. He spent his 2013 season with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian...

Kam Chancellor Sparks Seattle Seahawks to 31-17 Victory Over Carolina Panthers
January 11th, 2015 at 11:16 AM
***PHOTO1*** Seattle Seahawks’ strong safety Kam Chancellor made eleven tackles and returned an interception 90 yards for a touchdown in last nights 31-17 NFC divisional round victory over the Carolina Panthers. The 6’ 3”, 232 pounder was a fist shaking mad man, stopping ball carriers cold, with bone crushing hostility. The crowd...

Seattle Seahawks Sign Defensive Tackle Landon Cohen to the Active Roster
January 7th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks have signed defensive tackle Landon Cohen to the 53-man active roster. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the seventh-round (216th overall) in the 2008 NFL Draft. He played in 20 games with four starts with Detroit, but was released after training camp in 2010. He...

Seahawks Place Jordan Hill on Injured Reserve
January 6th, 2015 at 10:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks have placed defensive tackle Jordan Hill on Injured Reserve, signed safety Steven Terrell from the practice squad to the active roster and signed Defensive tackle Jimmy Staten to the practice squad, the team announced this afternoon. Hill was originally drafted by Seattle with the 25th pick in the...

Seattle Seahawks Release Defensive Tackle Travian Robertson
December 28th, 2014 at 10:25 AM
The Seattle Seahawks released defensive tackle Travian Robertson on Friday. He was signed from the Atlanta Falcons practice squad in mid November and played against the Arizona Cardinals on Week 12, recording one assisted tackle. Robertson was declared inactive for Seattle's last four games.

Seattle Seahawks’ Defensive End Cliff Avril Signs Four–year Contract Extension
December 19th, 2014 at 7:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks announced today they have reached agreement on a four-year contract extension with their defensive end Cliff Avril reported to be worth 28.5 million with 18 million guaranteed. Avril signed with Seattle as an unrestricted free agent on March 13, 2013, after originally being drafted by the Detroit Lions...

Seattle Seahawks’ Linebacker K.J. Wright Signs Four-Year Contract Extension
December 18th, 2014 at 7:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks and outside linebacker K.J. Wright confirmed today they have reached agreement on a four–year contract extension, reported by Ian Rapport of NFL Network and NFL.com to be worth $27 million dollars. "In the offseason, we identified K.J. as one of our core players moving forward and aimed to...

Seattle Seahawks’ Dan Quinn Says San Francisco 49ers Game This Sunday Will Be Another Battle
December 11th, 2014 at 10:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn reported that his defense has not been preparing for the (7-6) San Francisco 49ers any differently than it did before facing them on Thanksgiving a couple weeks ago. He said Seattle respects each opponent’s unique strengths and tendencies but mainly focuses on Seattle's own...

Takeaways Could Be a Factor When the Seattle Seahawks Face the Philadelphia Eagles on Week 14
December 6th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The Seattle Seahawks rank 5th in the NFL in Give/Take ratios entering Week 14 against the Philadelphia Eagles and must take advantage of Philly miscues tomorrow afternoon at Lincoln Financial Field. Seattle has nine interceptions, nine fumble recoveries, and has given up the ball nine times this season. When a...

Richard Sherman Voted NFL’s Best Defender by Players
July 11th, 2014 at 10:18 AM
Richard Sherman was kind of an unknown commodity coming out of Stanford University. The Seattle Seahawks cornerback was a fifth-round selection during the 2011 NFL Draft. ***PHOTO1*** Needless to say, Richard Sherman is no longer an unknown commodity. The 6-foot-3 Sherman has also never lacked for confidence. He’s always proclaimed to anybody...