Posts Tagged ‘Seattle Seahawks’

Seahawks make it official, place Cliff Avril on IR

Friday, October 20th, 2017

The Seahawks made the move official Friday, placing defensive end Cliff Avril on injured reserve. He continues to explore his medical options after injuring his neck during an Oct. 1 game against the Colts. He said earlier this week he is not considering

Seahawks practice fashion in the thigh of beholder

Friday, October 20th, 2017

It’s a look that may not work for everybody, but Slick Watts doubtless approves. The Seahawks have gone old school with their practice gear, as a number of players are participating in a “movement” of wearing short shorts in practice. Via Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times, Seahawks tight end Luke Willson blamed/credited undrafted rookie offensive lineman Jordan Roos with the inspiration to wear 1970s-era NBA shorts in practice, and documented the event (which has even swept up quarterback Russell Wilson).

Report: Brandon Browner arrested on drug charges

Friday, October 20th, 2017

Former NFL cornerback Brandon Browner’s probably going to hang onto that first adjective. According to TMZ, the former Seahawks standout was arrested in Los Angeles for cocaine possession in May. La Verne Police Department records showed Browner was

Cliff Avril Not Planning to Retire: “You Might See Me at the End of This Year”

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril has no intention of letting this neck injury end his career. Avril, 31, suffered the injury in the first quarter of Seattle's 46-18 win over the Colts in Week 4. "You might see me at the end of this year," Avril told SI.

Seahawks will be facing a Giants team that has changed

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Heading into their bye, the Seattle Seahawks had a good idea about the team they would be facing in a couple of weeks. The New York Giants were winless. The Seahawks (3-2) are going to see a much different opponent when they face the Giants (1-5) on Sunday at MetLife Stadium.

Michael Bennett: Protest talks should wait until Kaepernick resolved

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

The NFL’s owners and players are in the midst of discussions about how to handle protests during the national anthem moving forward. “I think the first step to even being able to even have a conversation is making sure that Colin Kaepernick gets an opportunity to play in the NFL,” said the Seattle Seahawks’ Michael Bennett, per ESPN. “I think before we even negotiate anything about whether we sit, whether we stand, it should be a negotiation about opening up the doors for Colin Kaepernick and giving him an opportunity again, because I feel like through everything, that’s been lost.

Seahawks’ Cliff Avril says he isn’t considering retirement as he recovers from neck injury

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril isn’t considering retirement, he told Yahoo Sports on Wednesday, refuting a media report. Avril, 31, suffered the injury during the Seahawks’ 46-18 win over Indianapolis in Week 4, which forced him to leave the game.

Cliff Avril headed to injured reserve as he faces “big decision”

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

The Seahawks will place defensive end Cliff Avril on injured reserve as he contemplates his future, coach Pete Carroll said, via SiriusXM NFL Radio. “Cliff Avril will go on IR,” Carroll said. Avril injured his neck/spine during an Oct. 1 game against the Colts when quarterback Jacoby Brissett accidentally stuck his heel in Avril’s chin.

Richard Sherman on Colin Kaepernick’s unsigned status: ‘You hear every excuse in the world’

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Colin Kaepernick has likely ended any chance of playing in the NFL ever again by filing a grievance against the league. And while the merits of his collusion case remain up for debate, at least one player has no doubt about where he stands. Seattle Seahawks

Seahawks’ Malik McDowell cleared to resume working out

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

After two months of being sidelined following an ATV accident in July that left him was a “really bad concussion,” Seahawks defensive tackle Malik McDowell has been cleared to resume workouts. McDowell has been a spectator at practice the last two days for the Seahawks. Head coach Pete Carroll said Tuesday that McDowell was finally cleared to resume workouts two weeks ago.