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Drew Lock tests positive for COVID

Seahawks quarterback Drew Lock won’t be starting on Thursday night, after all.The Seahawks have announced that Lock has tested positive for COVID. He’ll miss the preseason game against the Bears.The news comes after Lock took first-team reps in practice on Thursday, and after coach Pete Carroll announced that Lock will get the start in the [more]

Drew Lock was on track to start Thursday, but Pete Carroll says Geno Smith is “still the No. 1 guy”

Drew Lock received the first-team reps Tuesday, the first time that’s happened in the Seahawks’ quarterback competition. Pete Carroll announced after practice that Lock will start Thursday’s second preseason game.But Carroll called Geno Smith “still the No. 1 guy” to this point.“We had planned (this) well back before the offseason even started, to get to [more]

Ken Walker dealing with a hernia issue

The Seahawks got starting running back Rashaad Penny back to practice Tuesday. He missed the first preseason game with groin tightness.But backup running back Ken Walker III did not practice.Walker is dealing with a hernia issue, coach Pete Carroll said after practice.“Ken’s got a little hernia thing that he’s working on and we’ve got to [more]

Drew Lock taking first-team reps with Seattle offense

The quarterback competition in Seattle may be heating up heading into the team’s second preseason game.According to multiple reporters on the Seahawks beat, Drew Lock took the first-team reps at Tuesday’s practice. To this point, Geno Smith had been taking the first-team reps.As pointed out by John Boyle of the team’s website, the development may [more]

Seahawks-Steelers preseason game on NFLN draws bigger audience than MLB on Fox

Football continues to be king.The latest proof comes from the performance of a Week One preseason game on NFL Network versus regular-season baseball on Fox.Via Anthony Crupi of Sportico.com, the Seahawks-Steelers game had an average audience of 2.16 million viewers on NFLN. Fox generated an average audience of 2.08 million for a nationwide showing of [more]

Roquan Smith will travel to Seattle for preseason game, but will not play

Bears linebacker Roquan Smith is continuing his “hold-in” as he seeks a trade to a team that will sign him to a lucrative contract extension.Chicago head coach Matt Eberflus said today that Smith will travel to Seattle with the team tomorrow, but will not play in Thursday night’s preseason game against the Seahawks.Eberflus added that [more]

Russell Wilson, Nathaniel Hackett are more “partners” than coach and players

For years, quarterback Russell Wilson wanted to be treated less like an employee and more like a member of management in Seattle. He never could get that seat at the table.In Denver, he has it. All of the players apparently have it.“It’s the ownership of the players owning our own offense,” Wilson told Peter King [more]

Eagles trading J.J. Arcega-Whiteside to Seahawks for Ugo Amadi

With the first round of roster cuts due on Tuesday, the Eagles and Seahawks have agreed to swap a pair of players who were likely on the way out.Philadelphia is trading receiver J.J. Arcega-Whiteside to Seattle in exchange for defensive back Ugo Amadi, per Tom Pelissero of NFL Media.Arcega-Whiteside was a second-round pick in the [more]

Jimmy Garoppolo reportedly ignored coaches after getting his big contract in 2018

As the 49ers continue to wait for a trade opportunity to surface for quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, a recent report will make it even harder for a team to justify rolling the dice on Garoppolo, with or without an injury to its current starting quarterback.A recent report seriously questions the extent of Jimmy Garoppolo’s commitment to [more]

Pete Carroll: I’m surprised at some stuff that Drew Lock does

The Seahawks’ quarterback competition will continue to heat up this weekend with their first preseason matchup against the Steelers.Between Geno Smith and Drew Lock, Smith has appeared to be ahead so far in training camp. He’ll get the start in Saturday’s preseason opener.But Lock doesn’t appear out of it and could make a push for [more]

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