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Seahawks sign offensive lineman Steve Schilling

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The Seahawks would like to add to their offensive line this offseason, but aren’t making the same splashes there they are at other spots.

According to a tweet from his agent Doug Hendrickson, former Chargers offensive lineman Steve Schilling has signed with the Seahawks.

Say that five times fast.

Schilling wasn’t tendered as a restricted free agent by the Chargers. He spent three years there after they took him in the sixth round of the 2011 Draft.

The Seahawks also picked up former Packers lineman Greg Van Roten this offseason, as they look for parts for a group that was decidedly mix-and-match last year.

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25 Responses to “Seahawks sign offensive lineman Steve Schilling”
  1. whosgotitbetterthanruss says: Mar 20, 2014 2:21 PM

    The move only made by a #DYNASTY. You haven’t heard of him? Figured. Coach Carroll and JS are talent evaluators on a level that no other team can fathom.

  2. stealthhawk says: Mar 20, 2014 2:23 PM

    Local kid. Disappointed Huskies fans by choosing Michigan over UW and then struggled to standout.

    Not a guaranteed roster spot but the more competition for these guys, the better.

  3. paulsuh1989 says: Mar 20, 2014 2:28 PM

    I’m a seahawks fan but I’m not sure if i can really trust our evaluation on Offensive line talent. We would be in a serious trouble without Tom Cable..

  4. whoopingchow says: Mar 20, 2014 2:34 PM

    Schilling was an All-American at a high school in the Seattle area. Come on home, big guy!

  5. trollhammer20 says: Mar 20, 2014 2:36 PM

    Woohoo, camp bodies! Compete hard in camp, and you just may win a roster spot.

  6. kingdome360 says: Mar 20, 2014 2:37 PM

    Schilling grew up 10 minutes north of the Seahawks HQs and training facility. Maybe some hometown pride will inspire this once blue chip prospect into success.

    It’s a shame current NCAA Pres. Mark Emmert was allowed to destroy the Husky football program, or guys like Schilling would have stayed home for college ball.

  7. jimmyt says: Mar 20, 2014 2:47 PM

    Boy, that ought to cement a repeat.

  8. robert831 says: Mar 20, 2014 2:48 PM

    Hey maybe you should mention what position(s) he plays on the OL..

  9. seaeagle707 says: Mar 20, 2014 2:56 PM

    Invite all of his ex-girlfriends to view practices from the slope at the VMAC. That’ll be incentive enough for him to excel, or hear about it. :-)

  10. seatt1ej0nes says: Mar 20, 2014 2:58 PM

    Welcome to the Dynasty Train WHOO WHOOO
    #BestTeamEver #KissTheRing

  11. believeland2014 says: Mar 20, 2014 3:03 PM

    Shehawk fans think this is the best signing of all free agency lol

  12. calkinsrob says: Mar 20, 2014 3:05 PM

    Im sorry I know most fans of a superbowl winning team are going to be loud and proud. But reading comment sections for several different sports pages like this over the past year, seahawks fans kind of suck. Im getting sick of so many arrogant fans lol.

  13. russellwilsonismymvp says: Mar 20, 2014 3:14 PM

    For all the people that want to bash the Hawk fans for being arrogant or whine about how terrible we are…why come on our threads and do the same then? You are no better than we are. Get a life.

  14. seattlelgt says: Mar 20, 2014 3:21 PM

    paulsuh1989 says:
    Mar 20, 2014 2:28 PM
    I’m a seahawks fan but I’m not sure if i can really trust our evaluation on Offensive line talent. We would be in a serious trouble without Tom Cable..

    In an interview I saw a few weeks back, Tom stated that Pete gave him the authority to grab guys that HE wanted, which was one of the reasons why Tom wanted to work for Pete. The O-Line is Tom’s baby and has very little to do with Pete or John Schneider.

  15. 12thlegion says: Mar 20, 2014 3:27 PM

    And now Adam Schefter says DE Jared Allen is now a Seattle Seahawk. That’s how you spell D-Y-N-A-S-T-Y.

  16. seatt1ej0nes says: Mar 20, 2014 3:28 PM

    wahhhh wahhh…sounds like you’re all mad that you’re not fans of the WORLD CHAMPION SEATTLE SEAHAWKS. #KissTheRing losers.

  17. Klover Jane says: Mar 20, 2014 3:30 PM

    But they have a lot to do with Jared Allen.

  18. natelan69 says: Mar 20, 2014 3:40 PM

    As a Chargers fan… Who???

    My Chargers have started everyone under the sun at OL in the last 3 years due to injury and lack of skill, yet I’ve STILL never heard of this guy…

    Anyway, good luck to you. You’re heading to a better team.

  19. nickinneohio says: Mar 20, 2014 3:48 PM

    Peppers picked Packers ’cause Packers picked Peppers.

  20. paulsuh1989 says: Mar 20, 2014 3:49 PM

    so…you believe every linemen that we’ve drafted so far were hand-picked by Tom Cable?

  21. joey49er says: Mar 20, 2014 4:08 PM

    I watched the dynasty teams on nfl network !!
    Where was the sehawks at?? jared allen is washed up …THE REAL DYNASTY TEAM>>>>
    GOOOOOOOOOO49ers

  22. gosuck1 says: Mar 20, 2014 4:25 PM

    joey49er says:Mar 20, 2014 4:08 PM

    I watched the dynasty teams on nfl network !!
    Where was the sehawks at?? jared allen is washed up …THE REAL DYNASTY TEAM>>>>
    GOOOOOOOOOO49ers
    ——————————————————–
    Joey, Allen had 11.5 sacks last year, how many 49er players had that many? Also, maybe the Santa Clara 49ers should win a Super Bowl this century before you talk smack…..

  23. ajg314 says: Mar 20, 2014 8:41 PM

    Steve Schilling signed with the Seahawks. Steve Schilling signed with the Seahawks. Steve Schilling signed with the Seahawks. Steve Schilling signed with the Seahawks. Steve Schilling signed with the Seahawks.

    HA!

  24. vinhdro says: Mar 20, 2014 9:14 PM

    Kiss the ring haters. Ppl luv to hate when you’re winning. Unless u live in WA or follow the Chargers, you’ve prob never heard of him. Wat have the vikings or whiners done lately? Watch the nfc west champ finished the job!

  25. genebulge says: Mar 21, 2014 3:49 PM

    Steve Schiling played his high school ball at Bellevue High School, the same school that I graduated at in 1967. Not only did Schiling go to BHS but so did David DeCastro who is another OL who went to Stanford and was an All American and was a first round draft pick of the Steelers. Bellevue has won 6 straight 3A state championships and 10 out of the past 12 years. Of late the also have turned out Myles Jack who went to UCLA and was both offensive and defensive freshman of the year in the Pac 12 last year playing as a true freshman. And graduating this year and going to the UW is Budda Baker who s another duel threat but will be a defensive back at Udub. Bellevue turns out a lot of kids that go on to colleges on football scholarships and one of MaxPreps 10 most dominant high school programs in the country. Two years ago they were Sports Illustrated national champions and this year on MaxPreps finished 10th in the country. There are over 16,000 high schools in the country so that is quite an achievement. They have won something like 47 games in a row which is the 3rd longest in the country and have beaten 5A Texas powerhouse Trinity as well as Grant HS in Sacramento and several other out of state teams that are of state championship levels. Six or seven years ago the beat a California team, De Lasalle not sure of the spelling but they broke their all time national win streak which was 156 games I believe. To those who are questioning Schilings pedigree need not to worry as he has been taught to win not only in high school but also at Michigan. It is great to see another local boy to play for the Seahawks as well as Jermaine Kearse, Lakes HS if I recall and the U of W. I hope Chris Petersen keeps out top talent at home as they can play with anyone.

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