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Category: ‘NFL Free Agency’

Seattle Seahawks and Linebacker Leroy Hill Agree to Contract Terms
April 13th, 2012 at 5:55 PM
Seahawks Communications - The Seattle Seahawks and linebacker Leroy Hill have agreed to terms on a one year agreement. Hill has spent his entire seven-year career in Seattle since being selected in the third-round (98th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft. He started all 16 games played for the first time...

Seattle Seahawks Re-sign CB Marcus Trufant for a 10th Season
April 12th, 2012 at 3:29 PM
The Seattle Seahawks agreed to a one-year contract with cornerback Marcus Trufant who has played nine seasons with the team and ranks 10th in Seahawks history for tackles. Trufant was released on good terms by the team in early March with two years left on his contract due to salary...

Seattle Seahawks Agree on Terms with Guard Deuce Lutui
April 7th, 2012 at 5:23 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Seahawks announced yesterday that 28-year old guard Deuce Lutui will be joining its offensive line. The 6-foot-4, 338-pound guard played two seasons at USC for Carroll in 2004 and 2005 and was a second-round draft choice by the Arizona Cardinals in 2006. Lutui started at right guard from 2008-10 and...

Seattle Seahawks Free Agent Watch: Linebacker David Hawthorne Agrees to Join the New Orleans Saints
April 3rd, 2012 at 9:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** David Hawthorne, Seattle’s middle linebacker and leading tackler for the past three seasons has agreed to terms on a five-year contract with the New Orleans Saints.   The 26-year old athlete made the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 2008 and for the past three seasons ‘The Heater’ registered over...

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...

Seattle Seahawks Pick up Offensive Lineman Frank Omiyale
March 23rd, 2012 at 4:19 PM
The Seattle Seahawks have announced the addition of offensive lineman Frank Omiyale to the roster. Omiyale was released by the Chicago Bears on March 1, 2012 after three seasons on the team. Coaches cited the need to free up salary-cap space as the reason for his departure and had positive...

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...

The Seattle Seahawks Signing of Matt Flynn Will Bring Competition at the Quarterback Position
March 20th, 2012 at 8:21 AM
The signing of quarterback Matt Flynn brings an excitement and anticipation to many Seahawks fans. However, does this signing also bring a quarterback controversy to Seattle? Head coach Pete Carroll has always been a proponent of competition within his own team, and the quarterback position will be no different going...

Seattle Seahawks and Matt Flynn Agree to Terms: 3 Years $26 Million
March 18th, 2012 at 3:25 PM
The Associated Press and ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter report that the Seattle Seahawks have agreed to terms on a contract with free agent quarterback Matt Flynn worth $26 Million over three years and $10 Million guaranteed. ***PHOTO1*** The former Green Bay Packer backup quarterback met with Seahawks management and visited Virginia...

Seattle Seahawks Sign Jason Jones, Free Agent Defensive Lineman
March 17th, 2012 at 12:17 PM
***PHOTO1*** Seahawks.com's Clare Farnsworth has reported that free agent defensive lineman Jason Jones who has played the past four seasons with the Titans, has agreed to terms with the Seattle Seahawks. Jones boasts a career 112 tackles and 15.5 sacks over his four years with the Titans. Although a shoulder injury placed him...

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...

Seattle Seahawks Meet with Free Agent Quarterback Matt Flynn This Week
March 16th, 2012 at 9:26 AM
With the Seattle Seahawks likely out of the Peyton Manning sweepstakes, signs still point to Seattle adding a quarterback to at least back-up, or compete for the starting job with current quarterback Tarvaris Jackson. Yesterday, former Green Bay Packers back-up quarterback Matt Flynn arrived in Seattle for a meeting with...

Tennessee Titans’ Jason Jones Offers Potential Boost to Seattle Seahawks’ Defense; Plans to Visit Seattle This Week
March 15th, 2012 at 2:40 PM
Former Tennessee Titans defensive end Jason Jones is now one of the top players the Seattle Seahawks may be looking to sign this week as the rush to pick up the remaining free agents continues. Jones was the second round draft pick to the Titans in 2008, where he played...

Seattle Seahawks Re-sign Free Agent Red Bryant
March 13th, 2012 at 4:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** Within hours of the official kickoff of the 2012 NFL season and the beginning of free agency, Seattle Seahawks free agent defensive end Red Bryant signed a five-year $35 million contract with the franchise today including $14.5 million guaranteed. Last season the 6'4" 323-pound defensive cornerstone had 32 tackles, 1...

Free Agent Mario Williams Ideal for Seattle Seahawks’ Defensive Scheme
March 13th, 2012 at 11:03 AM
Throwing big money at top-tier free agents in the NFL is all too often a costly gamble that fails to pay the desired dividends. For this reason, the predominating school of thought has long been that champions are built through the Draft, not the free agent market. That said, some...

Seattle Seahawks Have Limited Time to Offer Contract to Top Defensive End Red Bryant
March 11th, 2012 at 4:43 PM
The Seattle Seahawks have a short time to re-sign their star defensive end, Red Bryant, who landed himself a spot among the top players to enter free agency when it begins this Tuesday. Both sides have expressed interest in continuing the partnership into the next season, though, no formal contract...

Seattle Seahawks Release All-Pro Defensive Back Marcus Trufant
March 9th, 2012 at 7:00 AM
***PHOTO3*** Marcus Trufant, a fixture in the Seahawks' secondary for nearly a decade, was released on Wednesday. A first round selection in the 2003 NFL Draft, the Washington State alumn's career in Seattle was nothing short of stellar. Trufant racked up over 600 tackles, 21 interceptions, two sacks and two touchdowns over...

The Seattle Seahawks are in the Running for Free Agent Quarterback Peyton Manning
March 8th, 2012 at 10:32 AM
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay announced yesterday that the team will release perhaps the most coveted free agent in NFL history, quarterback Peyton Manning. Although this news does not come as a complete surprise, it was still a surreal moment for Manning and Irsay. “This is difficult because of the...

Seattle Seahawks Management Must Bolster Team Now That Marshawn Lynch is Re-signed
March 6th, 2012 at 11:58 PM
When free agent running back Marshawn Lynch re-signed Sunday with the Seattle Seahawks for a reported contract worth 31-million dollars over four years, the news gave Seahawks fans plenty of reasons to celebrate. Considering his incredible 2011 season it became unthinkable to lose the beloved running back to another NFL...