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Rees Odhiambo to get first crack at replacing George Fant for Seahawks

A week ago, the Seahawks were closing in on a starting five they felt confident in along their offensive line. With the loss of George Fant to a torn ACL last Friday night, that idea has been tossed in the trash can. Second-year tackle Rees Odhiambo will get the first chance to replace Fant at [more]

Eagles deal tackle Matt Tobin to Seahawks

The Seahawks need tackles after the season-ending injury suffered by projected Week One starting left tackle George Fant. And they got one on Monday. The Eagles have announced a deal that sends Matt Tobin and a 2018 seventh-round pick to Seattle for a 2018 fifth-round pick. Listed as a tackle in the announcement, Tobin also [more]

Seahawks waive/injured tackle Justin Senior

The Seahawks waived rookie offensive tackle Justin Senior with an injury designation on Monday to make room for the signing of Tyrus Thompson, the team announced Monday. Seattle will place Senior on its injured reserve list if he clears waivers. The team’s deal with Thompson leaked Sunday, but the Seahawks had to make a move [more]

Michael Bennett: It was “emotional” to get support from Justin Britt

When Michael Bennett said the national anthem protests of certain players would only gain traction if white players were with them, he couldn’t have known it would trigger a bit of a movement of its own. First, Eagles defensive end Chris Long put his arm around the shoulder of teammate Malcolm Jenkins, while Jenkins held [more]

Seahawks signing OT Tyrus Thompson

Left tackles don’t grow on trees, which is why Pete Carroll used the words “broken-hearted” when announcing George Fant will miss the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Fant, 25, started 10 games last season and would have started this season. The Seahawks used Rees Odhiambo at left tackle after Fant left the game [more]

Schneider says Seahawks went “above and beyond” in vetting Tramaine Brock

With cornerback Tramaine Brock cleared on domestic violence charges (but still facing, in theory, discipline under the Personal Conduct Policy), the Seahawks quickly hired him. But not too quickly. Via Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times, G.M. John Schneider explained before Friday’s game that the organization took extra steps in vetting Brock. “We went through some [more]

Blair Walsh: They taunted me first

I know your are. But what am I? Seahawks kicker Blair Walsh, spotted gesturing at former Minnesota teammates after nailing a pair of 52-yard field goals on Friday night, said after the game that he taunted them because they had started it. “I simply was just responding to getting taunted,” Walsh said, via ESPN.com. “I [more]

Seahawks confirm George Fant needs ACL surgery

The Seahawks need to find a new left tackle. George Fant, who was carted off the field during Friday night’s game against the Vikings, has to have ACL surgery, coach Pete Carroll said. “Really broken-hearted about George Fant getting hurt,” Carroll said. “Just unfortunate. He’s done so much, come so far and everybody’s cheering for [more]

Blair Walsh makes it a point to show Vikings he’s back

It wasn’t like the Vikings cut kicker Blair Walsh for no reason last season. They had, after all, trusted him enough to sign him to a four-year, $13 million extension before the season. But he went 12 for 16 on field goals and missed four extra points, and the Vikings released him after nine games. [more]

George Fant carted off for the Seahawks

The games that don’t count routinely result in injuries that do. For the Seahawks, left tackle George Fant has an injury that may keep him out for a while. A day after being named the Week One starter, Fant exited Friday night’s game against Minnesota with a right knee injury that appears to be serious. [more]

Kasen Williams makes a splash with the first team

Receiver Kasen Williams, a Washington native who played for the Huskies, is hoping to finally make an impact on the local NFL team. In his third season with the Seahawks and limited contributions in the first two, Williams has made a major impact in the 2017 preseason. Of his six catches for 147 yards and [more]

As Michael Bennett sits, two teammates stand with hand on his shoulder

Like five nights ago, Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett sat for the national anthem before a game. Unlike five night ago, he had two teammates with him. Via Gregg Bell of the Tacoma News Tribune, tackle Justin Britt and cornerback Jeremy Lane stood near Bennett with a hand on his shoulder during the anthem preceding [more]

Stefon Diggs to wear Starbucks cleats tonight

If/when Vikings receiver Stefon Diggs ever leaves Minnesota, he could be destined for the place he’ll be playing tonight. With his team in Seattle for a game against the Seahawks, Diggs will be rocking Starbucks cleats, via SportsBusiness Daily. The shoes, made by Nike and designed by Mache Custom Kicks, look like a cup of [more]

Seahawks announce three-year extension for Justin Britt

The Seahawks and center Justin Britt were said to be closing in on a three-year extension on Thursday and they got the final steps out of the way before the day was out. The Seahawks announced the extension, which Adam Caplan of ESPN reports is worth $27 million and sets Britt up to make $13.25 [more]

Thomas Rawls to sit with ankle injury this week

The Seahawks will get a longer look at running back Eddie Lacy during Friday’s game against the Vikings. Coach Pete Carroll said, via Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times, on Thursday that running back Thomas Rawls will not play in the team’s second preseason outing because of an ankle injury. Lacy, who signed as a [more]

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