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Seattle Seahawks’ Russell Wilson to Host Nickelodeon’s Second Annual Kid’s Choice Sports
May 18th, 2015 at 9:01 PM
***PHOTO1***Nickelodeon announced that Seattle Seahawks' two-time Super Bowl quarterback Russell Wilson will serve as host for Kids' Choice Sports 2015, which returns for its second year live from UCLA's Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 16 (8-9:30 p.m. ET/PT, tape delayed for West Coast). The superstar quarterback takes...

The Tale of Dan Velawick and American Patriarchs’ Deflated Footballs
May 17th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Once upon a time there was a coach named Dan Velawick who had a legendary career leading his football team, the American Patriarchs, to numerous division, conference, and league championships. One sunny day during the offseason, he had an epiphany while sitting at his pool, sipping a margarita. Professional football is...

Seattle Seahawks’ Sea Gals Jr. Sea Gal Registration is Closed
May 16th, 2015 at 10:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks’ Sea Gals have closed registration to their Jr. Sea Gals program for 2015. Sea Gals director Sherri Thompson said interest and response to the program was overwhelming and registration filled quickly. Clinic dates this season are July 18, July 19, and August 13 at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center...

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’ Pete Carroll to Be Inducted into USC Hall of Fame
May 13th, 2015 at 8:04 PM
***PHOTO1***Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll will be inducted into the USC Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday. While with USC from 2000-2009, Carroll was recognized twice as National Coach of the Year and also led the Trojans to two national championships. He won seven consecutive Pac-10 titles and coached the...

NFL Disciplines Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots for Violating Policy on Integrity of Game
May 12th, 2015 at 10:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New England Patriots defeated the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 this year in Super Bowl XLIX. During the days leading up to the game, much time was spent debating whether or not anyone employed by the New England Patriots organization and particularly its quarterback Tom Brady knew about or had anything...

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...

Rookie WR Tyler Lockett Shines at Seattle Seahawks’ Minicamp
May 10th, 2015 at 12:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks conclude its rookie minicamp today. Sixty-six hopeful athletes, including eight recent draft picks, recently signed undrafted free agents and other unsigned players have been experiencing what it’s like to play Seahawks football. Intense coaching methods have been the norm as fitness levels and attitudes have been tested. No...

Seattle Seahawks Sign Six Draft Picks to Contracts Totaling $14.8 Million
May 9th, 2015 at 8:21 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks signed six of its eight NFL draft picks to four year contracts totaling $14.8 million, including signing bonuses totaling $1.2 million which would become dead money for the club, if a player fails to make the 53-man roster. Guard, Mark Glowinski (drafted in Round 4) signed a four...

Four Washingtonian’s Selected in the 2015 NFL Draft
May 8th, 2015 at 8:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** With the 2015 NFL Draft now concluded, the incoming class of drafted rookies includes four players who played high school football in Washington. Defensive tackle Danny Shelton (Washington) was drafted in Round 1 (12th overall) by the Cleveland Browns and played football at Auburn High School. Defensive tackle Xavier Cooper (Washington State)...

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...

Seattle Seahawks and Alumni to Join Sail with the 12s Cruise
May 5th, 2015 at 9:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** Several current and former Seattle Seahawks players will join the "Sail with the 12s - A Seahawks Fan Cruise” voyage to Alaska. The seven-night cruise will take place over Father's Day, departing Seattle on June 20 aboard Crown Princess. Seahawks personnel onboard will include: Former Safety Jordan Babineaux Former Guard Edwin Bailey Tackle Justin...

Seattle Seahawks to Hold Rookie Minicamp This Weekend
May 4th, 2015 at 8:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks will hold a rookie minicamp this weekend at Virginia Mason Athletic Center to give first year players an opportunity to meet their new coaches and teammates. Defensive end Frank Clark, wide receiver Tyler Lockett, guard Terry Poole, guard Mark Glowinski, guard Kristjan Sokoli, cornerback Tye Smith, strong safety...

Seattle Seahawks Select Three Offensive Guards in 2015 NFL Draft
May 3rd, 2015 at 12:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks selected San Diego State guard Terry Poole (Round 4–130th overall), West Virginia guard Mark Glowinski (Round 4–134th overall), and Buffalo guard Kristjan Sokoli (Round 6–214th overall) during the latter rounds of the 2015 NFL draft. The decision to beef up the interior line during the draft was expected...

Seattle Seahawks Pick Wide Receiver Tyler Lockett in 2015 NFL Draft
May 2nd, 2015 at 9:52 AM
***PHOTO1*** Minutes after making its first 2015 NFL Draft selection of defensive end Frank Clark last night in Round 2, the Seattle Seahawks swapped picks with the Washington Redskins and traded up from the No. 95 to No. 69, to pick Kansas State wide receiver Tyler Lockett. The move was indicative of...

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...

2015 Seattle Seahawks Game Schedule Released
April 22nd, 2015 at 9:03 AM
***PHOTO1*** The 2015 Seattle Seahawks game schedule was released by the NFL yesterday afternoon. The schedule features five primetime games including two at CenturyLink Field. The Hawks will play three times on Sunday Night Football games, one Monday Night Football game, and a Thursday night game. The five nationally televised appearances are...

Seattle Seahawks Release 2015 Preseason Schedule
April 11th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** The National Football League has scheduled opponents for the 2015 preseason. The Seattle Seahawks will face four teams with combined records of 33 wins and 31 losses last season with only one making it into postseason. The Seahawks will not face any of its preseason opponents during the regular season schedule. Some...