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The Seattle Seahawks Could Face Heisman Trophy Winner Marcus Mariota as an NFC Quarterback
December 14th, 2014 at 12:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** There is plenty of football left, but if the NFL season ended today, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers would pick first in the 2015 NFL Draft. Their choice would likely be this year's Heisman Trophy winner, Marcus Mariota. Sitting at the bottom of the NFC South with just two wins, Tampa needs...

The Seattle Seahawks Introduced Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback Mark Sanchez to Their Brand of Football in 2012
December 5th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
When Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez takes the field this Sunday afternoon, it will be the second time he has faced the Seattle Seahawks. His first meeting while playing for the New York Jets was in Week 10 of 2012 and it did not go too well for the young...

Seattle Seahawks’ Read-Option a Major Concern for Philadelphia Eagles’ Defense in NFL Week 14 Matchup
December 3rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Adam Hermann of philadelphiaeagles.com reported yesterday that containing Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson’s read-option will be a major issue for its defense this Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field. ***PHOTO1*** Commenting on Wilson's mobility, defensive coordinator Bill Davis cited the importance of finishing all the way to the ball and having all eleven...

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...

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 Get by Carolina Panthers 12 – 7 in NFL Season Opener
September 9th, 2013 at 9:52 PM
The Seattle Seahawks traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina for its NFL 2013 season opener, beating the Carolina Panthers 12 - 7 in a game that looked like it might slip away from Seattle in the fourth quarter when Carolina sustained a 56 yard drive before fumbling the ball at the...

Seattle Seahawks Sign Quarterback Jerrod Johnson
April 24th, 2013 at 6:41 PM
From Seahawks Communications Renton, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks have signed quarterback Jerrod Johnson, the team announced this afternoon. Johnson originally signed with the Philadelphia Eagles mid summer 2011 as an undrafted rookie free agent but was released during training camp mid August. He then signed a future contract with the Pittsburgh...

Seattle Seahawks’ Quarterback Russell Wilson Game Uniform in Pro Football Hall of Fame
February 27th, 2013 at 1:18 PM
When you visit the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio don’t forget to look for the uniform Russell Wilson was wearing against the Buffalo Bills on Week 15 in Toronto last season. All the rookie quarterback had to do was run for three touchdowns and throw a touchdown pass...

Seattle Seahawks: Russell Wilson Takes the Lead in Quarterback Competition
August 23rd, 2012 at 4:10 PM
Seattle’s three way quarterback competition has certainly been fun to watch this preseason. After two preseason games the most unlikely candidate in the competition sits atop the depth chart. Pete Carroll has announced that rookie quarterback Russell Wilson will start the Seahawks third preseason game against the Kansas City Chiefs....

Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Training Camp Competition Preview
July 21st, 2012 at 8:36 AM
The Seattle Seahawks have one of the most intriguing quarterback competitions in the league. This summer, Tarvaris Jackson, Matt Flynn and Russell Wilson will compete to be the starting quarterback of the Seahawks. What adds to the intrigue of this competition is the fact that Seahawks’ head coach Pete Carroll...

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...

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...

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...

Will Matt Flynn Make Tarvaris Jackson a Better Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Through Open Competition?
March 30th, 2012 at 7:30 AM
As the old adage goes, 'competition breeds success' and that is what Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll is hanging his teams future on when he stated recently that this season's starting quarterback job will be earned through an open competition between Matt Flynn and Tarvaris Jackson. ***PHOTO1*** The relevant question to...

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 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...

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...

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...