Archive for the ‘Seattle Seahawks’ Category

NFL exec admits league already screwed up schedules for Raiders, Bucs

Friday, April 19th, 2019

The NFL had a fun time unveiling the schedules for its 100th season, but it didn't soften the blow for those who felt they got a bad draw. One NFL executive agrees, telling USA Today Sports if the league could do it over, it would tweak the Oakland Raiders and Tampa Bay Buccaneers schedules. Raiders, Bucs to spend 6 weeks away Five teams have schedules in which they have only one home game over a six-week span: Raiders, Bucs, Cleveland Browns, Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks.

Seahawks want to extend Bobby Wagner, but worry about negotiations

Friday, April 19th, 2019

Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner has decided to act as his own agent in upcoming contract extension talks. Former Seahawks Russell Okung and Richard Sherman went without representation when dealing with the team, and they are elsewhere now. “I guess we are the team to do it with you know?'' Seahawks General Manager John Schneider said, via Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times.

This Week in US Sports: Lightning handed historic loss, Red Sox massively hungover

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

The Tampa Bay Lightning continued the Presidents' Trophy curse, while the Boston Red Sox are still struggling in MLB. Russell Wilson is even richer now and Zion Williamson did what everyone expected. The Tampa Bay Lightning were one of the best teams in NHL history this season, recording an all-time high 62 wins during the regular season.

How Russell Wilson became the highest-paid player in the NFL

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Following the path Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson took to get a new contract signed with the team, becoming the highest-paid player in the league.

Russell Wilson, Seahawks happy deadline succeeded in getting deal completed now

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

It wasn't just Russell Wilson and his agent, Mark Rodgers, that were happy an April 15th deadline succeeded in securing a new long-term contract with the Seahawks. The Seahawks were just as happy to have the deadline in place as well. General Manager John Schneider said on Wednesday during a press conference to announce the deal between the two sides that it was the right way to approach getting a deal accomplished in a timely manner for their star quarterback.

The 2019 Seattle Seahawks regular season schedule is here!

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

The 2019 Seattle Seahawks regular season schedule is here! originally appeared on nbcsportsnorthwest.com It has been 45 days since the last display of the NFL. Only 113 more days to go until the NFL preseason is back.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson dons Sonics jacket after presser: ‘We want to bring them back’ to Seattle

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

NFL Network's Omar Ruiz catches up with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson after his press conference to talk about his new contract.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson tells emotional story of why he wants to be ‘Seahawk for life’

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson addresses the media about his recent contract extension and thanks all those involved in helping him reach this stage in his career.

How Russell Wilson’s monster deal impacts Patrick Mahomes

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

When news spread quickly Tuesday about Russell Wilson's monster extension with the Seattle Seahawks, quarterbacks around the NFL rejoiced. Thanks to Wilson's new deal, which tops Aaron Rodgers' average annual value ($35 million compared to $33.5 million) and makes the Seahawks QB the league's highest-paid player, the valuation of quarterbacks expected to sign new deals will rise concurrently. That's good news for those on the middle of the QB spectrum like Dak Prescott, who won't command Wilson money but should see the average annual value of his salary rise whenever his extension with Dallas gets done.

New deal with Seahawks makes Wilson highest-paid NFL player

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

They were words Seahawks fans had waited to hear since Seattle's playoff loss to Dallas in January, though it had seemed increasingly unlikely as the days ticked away toward Wilson's deadline to have a deal done by the end of the first day of offseason workouts. But they did strike a deal, one that makes Wilson the highest-paid player in the NFL and gives Seattle the chance to build a competitive roster around its star quarterback. Russell's goal and his hope was that he would continue his career with the Seahawks and continue to bring championships to this town,'' Wilson's agent Mark Rodgers said.