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Pete Carroll gives some advice to Sean McVay, in a roundabout way

One of the oldest coaches currently in the NFL faces one of the youngest coaches in NFL history on Sunday for the first time on Sunday, when the Seahawks visit the Rams. On Friday, Seattle coach Pete Carroll gave L.A. coach Sean McVay some advice, in a roundabout way. Asked about the biggest challenge of [more]

Seahawks haven’t closed door on Malik McDowell returning this season

The Seahawks have not closed the door on rookie defensive lineman Malik McDowell playing this season. McDowell, injured in a serious ATV accident that left him with head injuries, has a round of assessments later this month that will help determine if he can return in 2017. “He’s got some stuff coming up in the [more]

Week Five injury report roundup

Week Five kicked off on Thursday with a Patriots win and it continues with 12 more games on Sunday, which means that the 24 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely to play and out should be self-explanatory. Players [more]

Jabaal Sheard not fined for elbowing Rees Odhiambo in chest

Earlier this week, the Seahawks asked the NFL whether Jabaal Sheard‘s hit on Rees Odhiambo was legal. Apparently, it was. The Colts linebacker was not fined for elbowing Odhiambo in the chest during an interception return. Odhiambo was hospitalized overnight after experiencing shortness of breath in the locker room after Sunday’s game. He was diagnosed [more]

Rams see positives from move of Michael Brockers to defensive end

The Los Angeles Rams are continuing to tinker with their defensive personnel as they seek to find the best fits for specific roles in Wade Phillips’ 3-4 defense. The Rams had previous played with a 4-3 front under Jeff Fisher and Gregg Williams. For the Rams most talented defensive pieces – including Aaron Donald, Michael [more]

Seahawks’ Rees Odhiambo expected to play against Rams

Seattle Seahawks left tackle Rees Odhiambo spent last Sunday night in the hospital after experiencing shortness of breath after absorbing a hit to his chest against the Indianapolis Colts. Despite a bruised sternum sustained in a collision with Colts defensive end Jabaal Sheard on an interception return, Odhiambo is expected to be ready to play [more]

Pete Carroll: Cliff Avril’s neck injury “could be” a long-term thing

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll created a bit of a stir with Wednesday comments about the status of defensive end Cliff Avril, who suffered a neck injury against the Colts on Sunday night. Regarded by plenty as an indicated that the injury is potentially career-ending, Carroll didn’t quite go that far. Asked whether the injury possibly [more]

Seahawks to turn back to Thomas Rawls after Chris Carson injury

With Chris Carson likely out for the remainder of the season. the Seahawks are turning back to Thomas Rawls to lead their backfield rotation moving forward. Rawls was inactive for Sunday night’s game against the Indianapolis Colts as Seattle went with Carson, Eddie Lacy and J.D. McKissic instead. However, Rawls is the best suited of [more]

Rees Odhiambo: It felt scary being unable to breathe

Rees Odhiambo‘s teammates and coaches were scared as they watched Seattle Fire Department paramedics work on the Seahawks offensive lineman Sunday. But they weren’t nearly as scared as he was. “It felt scary in the locker room when I couldn’t really breathe at the time,” Odhiambo said, via Gregg Bell of The News Tribune. “. [more]

Pete Carroll: We don’t know when Cliff Avril will be back

Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril suffered a neck injury on Sunday night that will cause him to miss at least one game, and possibly significantly more. “Cliff’s not going to play this week. We’re going to take some time to make sure that we’re evaluating him well, like we talked about, and we’re just going [more]

Rees Odhiambo back at practice Wednesday

Seahawks left tackle Rees Odhiambo had to be taken to the hospital after having trouble breathing in the locker room after the Seahawks beat the Colts last Sunday night and was diagnosed with a bruised sternum that coach Pete Carroll said left his availability for this week up in the air. It’s looking like Odhiambo [more]

Former second-rounder Stanley Jean-Baptiste turns up again

If you’re drafted highly enough in the NFL, you’re going to get plenty of chances. Even if you never should have been drafted as highly as you were. Former Saints second-round pick Stanley Jean-Baptiste has found yet another home, signing with the Ravens practice squad, according to Jeff Zrebeic of the Baltimore Sun. Once upon [more]

Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane dealing with groin injury

Seahawks starting cornerback Jeremy Lane‘s status for this week is uncertain after suffering a groin injury last Sunday night against the Indianapolis Colts. Lane played just four defensive snaps before he appeared to be injured chasing Colts wide receiver Kamar Aiken. He did not return to the game. “He has a groin pull that we [more]

James Ihedigbo, Letroy Guion among free agents reinstated from suspensions

With the first four games of the regular season in the rear-view mirror, ten free agents had their suspensions lifted to potentially enable their return to an NFL roster moving forward. The ten players that had their suspensions come to conclusion after this weekend’s games were: safety James Ihedigbo (PED), nose tackle Letroy Guion (PED), [more]

Rees Odhiambo out of hospital with bruised sternum, not cardiac contusion

Seahawks left tackle Rees Odhiambo checked out of the hospital on Monday after being hospitalized Sunday night after experiencing shortness of breath in the locker room after Seattle’s 46-18 win over the Indianapolis Colts. Head coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Odhiambo has a bruised sternum, refuting an earlier report from ESPN that he had [more]

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