Archive for the ‘Seattle Seahawks’ Category

Marshawn Lynch's agent doesn't know about comeback, but says Lynch 'does miss football' (Shutdown Corner)

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
When Marshawn Lynch retired out of the blue, with a simple tweet in the middle of Super Bowl 50, it was shocking. Maybe it shouldn’t be so surprising that Lynch comeback rumors are swirling after a year off. There was a report from The MMQB that Lynch wanted to come back to play for the Oakland Raiders to do good things for his foundation, which might be a nice byproduct of coming back, but it’s hard to believe that’s close to the main reason.

Monday's Sports in Brief (The Associated Press)

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
President Donald Trump has taken a swipe at controversial NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick at a campaign-style rally. Kaepernick, who played for the San Francisco 49ers but now is a free agent, hasn't yet been signed to another team. Kaepernick refused to stand during the national anthem at the start of NFL games last season to protest police treatment of minorities.

Seattle signs offensive lineman Oday Aboushi (The Associated Press)

Monday, March 20th, 2017
The Seattle Seahawks added depth on the offensive line by signing former Houston guard Oday Aboushi. Seattle announced the deal with Aboushi on Monday. Aboushi spent his first two seasons with the New York Jets and the past two years with Houston.

Report: FBI, NFL recover Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey (Shutdown Corner)

Monday, March 20th, 2017
There remain two pervasive mysteries surrounding Super Bowl LI and the Patriots’ triumphant victory. The second is, who stole Tom Brady’s jersey? Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer is reporting that the NFL and the FBI (yes, the FBI, more on that in a moment) have recovered the jersey stolen from Brady’s locker in the chaotic moments following the Patriots’ victory.

NFL-National Football League roundup (Reuters)

Friday, March 17th, 2017
The New York Giants signed defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul to a four-year contract, the team announced Friday. Pierre-Paul agreed to a $62 million contract with $40 million guaranteed, according to multiple reports. The deal for the star pass rusher also includes a $20 million signing bonus and he will earn $34 million within 11 months and $49.5 million over the first three years, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported.

Report: Raiders considering trading for a retired Seahawks Marshawn Lynch, say what? (Shutdown Corner)

Friday, March 17th, 2017
ESPN is reporting that the Raiders — get this — are considering trading for Lynch, who remains property of the Seattle Seahawks after announcing his retirement a year ago February. True, some of his former Seahawks teammates have not been fully convinced that the soon-to-be-31-year-old Lynch was truly done — and his behavior can be erratic at times. The Raiders are reportedly considering trading for the retired runner.

Eddie Lacy signs one-year deal with Seahawks (Shutdown Corner)

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
Eddie Lacy has found a new job, and the Seattle Seahawks have solved their running back question, at least for a year. Seattle signed the former Packer to a one-year deal, $5.5 million with $3 million fully guaranteed.

Seahawks sign Luke Joeckel to bolster offensive line (The Associated Press)

Saturday, March 11th, 2017
RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- The Seattle Seahawks have signed former No. 2 overall pick Luke Joeckel as they look to bolster their offensive line.

49ers have busy opening day of free agency (The Associated Press)

Thursday, March 9th, 2017
A year after spending most of free agency on the sideline, the San Francisco 49ers had a busy start to the new league year as coach Kyle Shanahan and general manager John Lynch begin a massive rebuilding process. The 49ers announced they agreed to contracts with seven free agents on Thursday: quarterback Brian Hoyer (two years), receiver Pierre Garcon (five years), linebacker Malcolm Smith (five years), Pro Bowl fullback Kyle Juszczyk (four years), kicker Robbie Gould (two years), receiver Marquise Goodwin (two years) and blocking tight end Logan Paulsen (one year).

Seahawks' Michael Bennett to donate all 2017 endorsement money, encourages other athletes to do same (Shutdown Corner)

Thursday, March 9th, 2017
Michael Bennett announced on Thursday that he’s donating all of his 2017 endorsement money. The Bennett brothers aren’t afraid to speak their minds, whether it’s Michael’s fondness for slamming Sam Bradford or Martellus’ fondness for bacon.