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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...

Time Hasn’t Healed the Richard Sherman-Michael Crabtree Fued
July 10th, 2014 at 10:31 AM
They say time heals all wounds. That’s not the case for Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman. ***PHOTO1***  Sherman reconfirmed his dislike for San Francisco 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree Wednesday with another national television rant. The first rant against Crabtree came after the Seahawks beat the 49ers in the NFC Championship Game. Sherman tipped...

Seattle Seahawks, Russell Wilson, Richard Sherman Nominated for ESPYS
June 25th, 2014 at 9:09 AM
The ESPYS are the pinnacle of sports awards in the United States. And, with the Seattle Seahawks being on top of the National Football League mountain, the ESPYS nominations were sure to follow. ***PHOTO1*** ESPN didn't disappoint Tuesday when the cable sports giant announced the nominations for their annual award ceremony. The...

Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas yearns to be the best ever
June 23rd, 2014 at 8:14 PM
The dreaded Super Bowl Hangover is a real thing. The last team to play in two-straight Super Bowls was the New England Patriots, when they won the championship in 2004 and 2005.But Seattle Seahawks All-Pro safety Earl Thomas doesn’t see that hangover affecting his team. Not even close. ***PHOTO1*** “There’s still an...

Seattle Seahawks Get Their Super Bowl Rings, Fans Can ‘virtually’ Wear One
June 20th, 2014 at 11:25 AM
The Seattle Seahawks got their bling Thursday night. The entire 2013-14 team and staff received their Super Bowl XLVIII championship rings at a private ceremony in downtown Seattle.  ***PHOTO1***  The ring was made by Tiffany & Co., after several meetings between the team's owner, Paul Allen, head coach Pete Carroll, general manager John...

Let’s Get Ready to Rumble: Seattle Seahawks Richard Sherman Throws Punches
June 19th, 2014 at 9:59 AM
The giant chip on the shoulder of the Seattle Seahawks last season was a driving factor in leading the franchise to its first-ever Super Bowl title. The 2013 edition of the Seahawks weren't satisfied with just the NFC West Championship, home-field advantage in the playoffs or the NFC Championship. ***PHOTO1*** That desire led...

Seattle Seahawks Secondary Built for High Powered Denver Broncos Attack
January 26th, 2014 at 10:40 AM
When the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos meet in Super Bowl XLVIII, it will be a classic match-up of an outstanding defense versus a terrific offense. The Seahawks are the number one rated defense and the Broncos have the best offense in the league. Seattle will rely on their...