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Richard Sherman expects to play for Seahawks next season coming off Achilles injury

Cornerback Richard Sherman says he expects to be back with the Seahawks in 2018 and believes he’s ahead of schedule in his recovery from a torn Achilles sustained in November. According to Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times, Sherman said Thursday night that he doesn’t have any doubts about being back with Seattle in the [more]

After Garoppolo, who’s next?

It’s become a tradition around here. When a new high-water mark is set for the quarterback market, we take a look at who’s next. So with Jimmy Garoppolo breaking the bank in the Bay Area, here’s a snapshot of the quarterbacks who will be getting paid, sooner or later. 1. The Next Wave. Kirk Cousins. [more]

Ricky Manning Jr. is eighth coach to leave Seahawks this offseason

The exodus of assistant coaches in Seattle this offseason will continue. Curtis Crabtree of PFT and KJR Radio in Seattle reports that assistant defensive backs coach Ricky Manning Jr. will not be returning to the team. That makes eight 2017 assistants to leave Pete Carroll’s staff since the end of the season. Manning coached in [more]

Russell Wilson rediscovers baseball at a curious time

Before Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson secured his second contract, he spent plenty of time flirting with baseball. After he received a deal that averages just under $22 million per year, baseball subsided. It’s now back, and it may not be a coincidence. The sudden, bizarre news that the Texas Rangers traded Wilson, who has shown [more]

Wednesday’s PFT PM podcast is up and ready

Another weekday, another edition of the PFT PM podcast. It’s posted and ready for your listening enjoyment. Today’s Five-Down Territory edition looks at the Chris Ballard press conference, Bob Lamonte’s decision to fire Josh McDaniels, the Matt Patricia press conference, Doug Pederson’s emotional intelligence, and the Russell Wilson trade (in baseball). The podcast ends, as [more]

49ers extend defensive lineman Cassius Marsh

The 49ers saw enough of Cassius Marsh to decide they wanted to keep him around. The team announced they had signed the defensive lineman to a new two-year deal. “Since joining the team late last season, Cassius has impressed us with his unique skill set and the tremendous energy and passion he brings to all [more]

Rangers trade Russell Wilson’s baseball rights to Yankees

Russell Wilson has been traded, but Seahawks fans need not worry. The Texas Rangers traded Wilson to the New York Yankees and Wilson, a college baseball player who has previously spent spring training time with the Rangers, will play in spring training with the Yankees this year. “While football is my passion and my livelihood, [more]

Frank Clark’s father killed in fire in Cleveland

Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark shared some sad news on Super Bowl Sunday. Clark announced that his father Frank Clark III was killed in a fire in Cleveland last week. Cleveland.com reports that three others — 46-year-old Alfonso Lathan Jr., his son and granddaughter — also died when their house burned down. “The entire Seahawks [more]

Eagles, among other things, wrap up 32nd pick in 2018 NFL Draft

The offseason started for most teams long before the confetti fell last night. But like a Broad Street hangover, the reality is about to hit the Eagles that they don’t have much to work with this offseason, at least in terms of draft capital. With the loss, the Patriots earned the 31st pick in the [more]

Report: Darrell Bevell a target for Colts offensive coordinator job

When the Super Bowl ends on Sunday night, offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels will speak to the media in one of his final acts with the team. McDaniels is expected to be officially announced as the new head coach of the Colts shortly after New England’s season comes to a close and one of his first [more]

Next year’s Hall class could be big on blockers

This year’s Pro Football Hall of Fame class has the sizzle. Next year’s may feature more steak. With high-profile wide receivers Terrell Owens and Randy Moss elected yesterday, along with first-year eligible linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher, it sets the stage for an interesting group of candidates next year. Or at least a larger [more]

Buccaneers add long snapper Drew Ferris

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced the signing of long snapper Drew Ferris to a futures contract on Thursday. Ferris has spent time on the offseason rosters of the New York Jets and Seattle Seahawks the last two seasons but has not been on a regular season roster. Garrison Sanborn served as the long snapper for [more]

NFLPA: More concussion evaluations says we’re smarter about delivering care

The NFL announced last month that players were diagnosed with 281 concussions in 2017, which represented a new high since the league started tracking total concussions six years ago and was a number that NFL Chief Medical Officer Allen Sills called a “disappointment.” During a press conference in Minneapolis on Thursday, NFLPA executive director DeMaurice [more]

Seahawks hire Larry Izzo to help with special teams

A former Patriots special teamer has found a new job. According to Alex Marvez of the Sporting News, Larry Izzo is being hired as the new assistant special teams coach in Seattle. Izzo won three Super Bowl rings as a member of the Patriots. He spent the last two years as the special teams coach [more]

Jethro Franklin back with Ken Norton Jr. on Seahawks coaching staff

Ken Norton Jr. will have one of his coaches from Oakland with him on the Seahawks coaching staff this year. Norton was hired as the defensive coordinator in Seattle this month after being fired by the Raiders during the 2017 season. Jethro Franklin was his defensive line coach in Oakland and Alex Marvez of Sporting [more]

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