Archive for the ‘Seattle Seahawks’ Category

Russell Wilson sees improvement in Seattle’s offensive line

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

As the Seahawks seem to be shifting from a team with a great defense and a good-enough offense to a team built around a franchise quarterback still in the front end of his prime, it’s important to ensure that the franchise quarterback gets the protection that he needs. “For the first time in a while, in my opinion, really since probably the year we won the Super Bowl, we’ve had a consistent offensive line in practice and that consistency is huge,” Russell Wilson said Thursday, via Curtis Crabtree of KJR and PFT. The Seahawks have struggled along the offensive line in recent years, due in large part to a decision (or inability) to spend enough money to have a great quintet of blockers.

Rashaad Penny has a Saquon Barkley-sized chip on the shoulder

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

In a new profile from Tyler Dunne of Bleacher Report, Penny admits to being “ticked” that he didn’t receive equal billing with Barkley. Penny insists that he’s better between the tackles than the former Penn State tailback. Of course, Penny also realizes that he wouldn’t be expected to say anything else.

Rashaad Penny won’t be out “very long at all” after undergoing surgery

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Rashaad Penny underwent surgery in Philadelphia to repair a fractured finger on his left hand, the Seahawks confirmed Wednesday. “He had surgery that worked out beautifully,” Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said, via Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio KJR and PFT. Chris Carson will start at running back for the Seahawks.

Seahawks add veteran linebacker Erik Walden

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

After spending the offseason turning over their veteran defense, the Seahawks brought in a veteran. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Seahawks have agreed to a deal with veteran outside linebacker Erik Walden. Walden’s going to turn 33 next week, and had a lackluster season with the Titans last year.

Seahawks Rookie Rashaad Penny Underwent Hand Surgery for Broken Finger, Out 3-4 Weeks

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Seahawks rookie running back Rashaad Penny suffered a hand injury in practice on Monday that includes a broken finger, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The injury required hand surgery, which Penny successfully underwent Wednesday morning. The surgery was performed by Pennsylvania-based Dr. Randall Culp, sources told Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, and fixed Penny's left pointer finger.

Why a new soccer stadium in England is disrupting the Premier League… and the NFL

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Tottenham Hotspur will play home games at Wembley Stadium until at least October because of construction delays. The cost of its new stadium at White Hart Lane in London is believed to be around $1 billion. A Seattle Seahawks and Oakland Raiders NFL game scheduled for October has also been affected.

Report: Seahawks running back Rashaad Penny has hand injury, broken finger

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

According to Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times, the reason for his departure was due to a hand injury that included a broken finger. The rookie running back out of San Diego State had carried eight times for 16 yards in his preseason debut Thursday against the Indianapolis Colts. The Seahawks did not practice on Tuesday and head coach Pete Carroll did not speak to reporters after practice on Monday to give an update on Penny’s injury.

Brian Schottenheimer “very encouraged” by Brandon Marshall’s progress with Seahawks

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Wide receiver Brandon Marshall still isn’t 100 percent full speed with the Seattle Seahawks just yet, but his progress up to this point has been promising. Marshall “started” Seattle’s preseason opener against the Indianapolis Colts and played just seven snaps without a pass coming his direction before calling it a night. “It’s been really good,” offensive coordinator Brian Schottenhiemer said.

Seahawks tackle Jamarco Jones sustained high-ankle sprain

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Seahawks fifth-round pick Jamarco Jones sustained a significant left ankle injury in Thursday’s preseason loss to the Indianapolis Colts. Jones was engaged in a pass block when he was rolled up on from behind by Colts defensive tackle Hasaan Ridgeway. Jones was tended to and needed to be carted off the field.

Chargers claim TE Je’Ron Hamm off waivers

Monday, August 13th, 2018

The Chargers have added another contender for playing time at tight end. The team announced on Monday that they have claimed Je’Ron Hamm off of waivers. Hamm was dropped by the Seahawks on Sunday after a few days with the team. Hamm played one game