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Jon Runyan defends decision not to fine Jadeveon Clowney

Former Eagles offensive lineman Jon Runyan is not a popular man in Philadelphia right now, after he decided not to fine Seahawks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney for a hit that knocked Carson Wentz out of the playoffs with a concussion. But Runyan is standing by his decision. Runyan, who made the call on not fining [more]

Quinton Jefferson having foot surgery

Seahawks defensive lineman Quinton Jefferson suffered a broken foot in Sunday’s loss, and he’s getting it fixed so he’s ready before free agency. According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, Jones suffered a Jones fracture, and will get surgery from Dr. Robert Anderson. The recovery time is estimated at eight weeks, which is important for [more]

Marshawn Lynch spreading his message, living his words

Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch used what could be his final post-game press conference to encourage young players to be financially responsible.’ Specifically, and as only he can say it, he told them to take care of their “chicken.” Now, he’s minding his own poultry, by creating clothing with the instant catch-phrase. Via Bob Condotta [more]

A.J. Francis becomes a professional wrestler

A well-traveled former NFL player will be doing more traveling as part of his latest venture. According to Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, veteran defensive tackle A.J. Francis has signed a three-year deal with WWE to become a professional wrestler. Francis, whose side gig with Uber drew attention several years ago, played for [more]

Seahawks center played half a season with stress fracture

Such is the story of the 2019 Seahawks, that even the guys who were replacing the injured players finished with injuries of their own. The latest such story is center Joey Hunt. Hunt told Joe Fann of that he played through a stress fracture in his fibula since Week Nine. He also had a dislocated finger [more]

Exit physical showed knee and ankle issues for Bobby Wagner

As with so many Seahawks, injuries are part of the story for Bobby Wagner. But the veteran linebacker didn’t realize they were as significant as they were. Via Gregg Bell of the Tacoma News Tribune, Wagner’s exit physical revealed knee and ankle issues, though he’s not believed to need surgery. “He found out today that [more]

Russell Wilson says Seahawks need to find way back beyond second round of playoffs

Despite their nearly annual presence in playoff games each January, the Seahawks have been unable to advance to the NFC Championship round or Super Bowl since their back-to-back Super Bowl appearances in 2013 and 2014. Seattle has bowed out of the playoffs in the Divisional Round three times (2015, 2016, 2019) and suffered a first-round [more]

Pete Carroll: Jadeveon Clowney wants to stay with the Seahawks

Seahawks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney wants to play for a contender. That contender could be the team with which he spent 2019. Seattle coach Pete Carroll told reporters on Monday that the team has prioritized re-signing Clowney, and that Carroll believes Clowney wants to stay. Via Gregg Bell of the Tacoma News Tribune, Carroll said [more]

NFL divisional round viewership up 2 percent

The NFL saw a slight uptick in TV viewership for the divisional round of the playoffs. The league says that average viewership for the four divisional round games was 33.2 million viewers, a 2 percent increase over the 32.6 million viewers that last year’s divisional round averaged. On Saturday the afternoon game was up and [more]

Chris Carson relieved he won’t need hip surgery

Seahawks running back Chris Carson still is using crutches, but his goal is a return in time for training camp. “I’ve been through this before,” Carson said Monday, via audio from Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR and PFT. “So I know how to attack it. I know the process and how everything goes, [more]

Playoff exit takes nothing away from Lamar Jackson’s special season

In this age of hot takery and random gasbaggery, it’s no surprise that some are using Baltimore’s loss to the Titans as a vehicle for knocking quarterback Lamar Jackson. But regardless of what the Ravens did (didn’t do) in the postseason, nothing diminishes his spectacular regular season. The hottest of the gasbaggish asshat takes goes [more]

Pete Carroll defends punting with fewer than three minutes left

If the third-down conversion that had allowed the Packers to ice the clock and win the divisional round game against the Seahawks hadn’t been so close and controversial, the focal point of the final minutes of the game would have been the decision of the Seahawks to punt the ball to the Packers with 2:32 [more]

Spots 1-28 now set for 2020 NFL Draft

Yesterday was a crushing loss for the Texans, but at least they can comfort themselves with their future, and how they can use the 26th pick in the 2020 NFL Draft to make a good team better. Oh wait, they already traded that one to the Dolphins. Sorry guys, that was probably too soon. With [more]

Quinton Jefferson broke his foot Sunday night

Seahawks defensive lineman Quinton Jefferson will be using crutches for the early part of his offseason. Jefferson was spotted on the crutches after Sunday night’s 28-23 loss to the Packers and he told Josina Anderson of ESPN that he broke his foot during the game. Jefferson played 29 snaps and had one hit on Aaron [more]

Aaron Rodgers felt “unspoken” connection with Davante Adams

Wide receiver Davante Adams and quarterback Aaron Rodgers hooked up on one of the biggest plays of Sunday’s win over the Seahawks late in the fourth quarter when Rodgers hit Adams for a 32-yard gain on third down. The pass was dropped on a dime, which was all the more impressive because Adams said he [more]

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