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Report: Seahawks are expected to promote Larry Izzo to special teams coordinator

Former Seahawks special teams coordinator Brian Schneider is reportedly headed to Jacksonville, and Seattle apparently didn’t have to look far to find his replacement. The Seahawks will promote are expected to promote Larry Izzo to special teams coordinator, NFL media’s Tom Pelissero reports. Izzo was Settle’s assistant special teams coach but took over the role [more]

Report: Jaguars hiring Brian Schneider as special teams coordinator

Head coach Urban Meyer continues to fill out his first NFL staff in Jacksonville. According to a report from Tom Pelissero of NFL media, Brian Schneider is expected to become the Jaguars special teams coordinator. Schneider had been with the Seahawks since Pete Carroll took over as head coach in 2010. Schneider stepped away from [more]

Report: Chargers, Seahawks want to interview Joe Lombardi for offensive coordinator

The Saints lost one offensive assistant when Dan Campbell was hired as the head coach of the Lions and another member of Sean Payton’s staff could be in the mix for a couple of offensive coordinator openings. Jeff Duncan of TheAthletic.com reports that the Chargers and Seahawks have requested permission to interview quarterbacks coach Joe [more]

Justin Britt among free agents to visit Chiefs

The Chiefs hosted three free agents Thursday, according to the NFL’s transactions report. Defensive back Rodney Clemons, offensive lineman Darryl Williams and offensive lineman Justin Britt visited the team facility. The Seahawks made Britt a second-round choice in 2014. He played 87 games, with 86 starts, in six seasons with Seattle. He did not play [more]

Former Packers G.M. Ted Thompson passes at 68

Former Packers General Manager Ted Thompson has died. He was 68. Thompson became the G.M. in 2005, and he remained in that role through 2017. His initial first-round pick, quarterback Aaron Rodgers, continues to be one of the very best players in all of football and the presumptive 2020 NFL MVP. The Packers won Super [more]

With Philip Rivers retired, Russell Wilson has longest active QB starts streak

In retiring yesterday, Philip Rivers brought to an end his streak of 240 consecutive games started, and 252 counting the playoffs. That was the longest active streak in the NFL, and the second-longest streak in NFL history. With Rivers’ retirement, Russell Wilson now has the longest active streak of consecutive starts by a quarterback, at [more]

K.J. Wright: Seahawks bringing me back would be a great investment

Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright finished his first decade in the NFL this season and he’s not ready to find something else to do just yet. Wright started all 16 games for the second straight season and said “this season was everything that I hoped it would be” because he was “making plays all over the [more]

Report: Seahawks are expected to interview Kirby Wilson for offensive coordinator

Pete Carroll said he wants Seattle to run the ball better in 2021. Now the Seahawks are taking a look at a longtime running backs coach to potentially become their offensive coordinator. Raiders running backs coach Kirby Wilson is expected to interview for Seattle’s vacancy at OC, according to NFL media’s Ian Rapoport. Wilson, 59, [more]

Jaguars will pick 25th after Rams loss in divisional round

New Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer knew his team had the first overall pick in the draft when he took the job and now he knows where the team’s second first-round pick will fall. Jacksonville acquired the Rams’ 2021 first-rounder as part of the deal for cornerback Jalen Ramsey in October 2019 and it will [more]

Doug Pederson has spoken to Seahawks about OC opening

Doug Pederson spent the last five years battling the Seahawks in the NFC, but he could join them for the 2021 season. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that Pederson has spoken to the Seahawks about their offensive coordinator vacancy. Pederson was fired as the head coach of the Eagles on Monday and the Seahawks [more]

Josh Gordon suspended indefinitely

Last month, Seahawks wide receiver Josh Gordon was conditionally reinstated, and the team expected him back on the field before the season was over. That didn’t happen, and now it may never happen. Gordon’s conditional reinstatement has been rescinded and he is now suspended indefinitely again, Field Yates of ESPN reports. There has been no [more]

Report: Anthony Lynn is a candidate for Seahawks offensive coordinator position

There was talk last week that former Chargers coach Anthony Lynn could become a candidate for one of the various head-coaching openings elsewhere. That has yet to come to fruition. Here’s what has: NFL Media reports that Lynn has spoken with Seahawks coach Pete Carroll about becoming the team’s new offensive coordinator. Lynn, who would [more]

Scott Fitterer accepts job as Panthers new G.M.

The Carolina Panthers have a new General Manager. The team announced Thursday night that Seattle Seahawks co-director of player personnel Scott Fitterer has accepted an offer to become their new G.M. Fitterer joins the Panthers on a five-year deal. “We went through a thorough process and it was a great final four. We thought Scott [more]

Russell Wilson was not in favor of Brian Schottenheimer’s firing

The Seahawks fired offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer on Tuesday. Russell Wilson made clear Thursday he’s just the quarterback and would have preferred Schottenheimer’s return. “I get paid a decent amount but coach [Pete Carroll] makes those decisions,” Wilson said, via Gregg Bell of The News Tribune. Wilson answered “no” twice when asked if he was [more]

Russell Wilson wants to be involved in Seahawks’ offensive coordinator hiring

The Seahawks are looking for a new offensive coordinator, and Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson wants to be included. Wilson said today that he considers this a critical point in his career, and he thinks it’s critical that the Seahawks listen to his input in finding the right person to run the offense. “As the quarterback, [more]

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