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Blair Walsh is back

Blair Walsh, out of football for all of 2018, has returned to the sport in the same state where he starred as college kicker. The Falcons have signed Walsh. The team announced the move on Saturday. Walsh, 29, entereed the NFL as a sixth-round pick of the Vikings in 2012. Solid for four seasons, a [more]

Pete Carroll is hopeful that DK Metcalf will be back next week

Sometimes, a “week-to-week” absences lasts plenty of weeks. Sometimes, it doesn’t. Earlier this week, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll described the recent knee surgery undergone by rookie receiver DK Metcalf as a “week-to-week” proposition. On Friday, Carroll suggested that Metcalf will be back next week. “The reports, everything, there’s no swelling at all,” Carroll told reporters. [more]

David Moore will be “out awhile” after injuring shoulder

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said receiver David Moore injured his shoulder during Thursday’s practice. The news doesn’t sound promising. “David hurt his shoulder, and he’s going to be out for a bit,” Carroll said, via audio from Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio KJR and PFT. “I’ll let you know more when I know more about [more]

Pete Carroll: No concern DK Metcalf won’t be back soon

Seahawks rookie wide receiver DK Metcalf had knee surgery this week, but the team was optimistic before the operation that he could make a quick return to action. Nothing that happened during the operation led them to change their mind. Head coach Pete Carroll said on Wednesday that it will be a “shorter return than [more]

Paxton Lynch won’t play this week for Seahawks

The Seahawks will be without one quarterback for Saturday’s game against the Chargers. Via PFT’s Curtis Crabtree, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Paxton Lynch would not play this week, as he’s dealing with a sore neck in addition to his concussion. Lynch is in the concussion protocol after last week’s brutal helmet-to-helmet hit from Vikings [more]

Seahawks sign Brian Wallace, waive Jalen Harvey

The Seahawks signed their second offensive lineman in as many days on Wednesday. The team announced that they have signed tackle Brian Wallace. They signed guard Landon Turner on Tuesday. Wallace started 29 games at right tackle for Arkansas before going undrafted this year. He was signed by the Broncos, but was cut a short [more]

XFL unveils eight team names, logos

The eight re-inaugural XFL teams have had cities and coaches for a long time. They now have names and logos. The teams of the resurrected XFL are the Dallas Renegades, the Houston Roughnecks, the L.A. Wildcats, the New York Guardians, the St. Louis BattleHawks, the Seattle Dragons, the Tampa Bay Vipers, and the D.C. Defenders. [more]

Seahawks place Demetrius Knox on injured reserve, add Landon Turner

The Seattle Seahawks placed guard Demetrius Knox on injured reserve on Tuesday after sustaining a quadriceps injury in Sunday night’s preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings. The team signed guard Landon Turner to fill the vacancy on the roster. Knox, an undrafted rookie from Ohio State, was injured in the fourth quarter of the game, [more]

Paxton Lynch in concussion protocol after Holton Hill hit

Seahawks quarterback Paxton Lynch was on the receiving end of a nasty hit from Vikings cornerback Holton Hill on Sunday night and he’ll need to get cleared through the NFL’s concussion protocol before he’s allowed back on the field. Hill was ejected for using his helmet to hit Lynch in the head while Lynch was [more]

DK Metcalf to undergo knee surgery, still could play Week One

Seahawks rookie DK Metcalf did not play in Sunday’s preseason game against the Vikings. It turns out there was a good reason for his absence. He had his knee checked out and learned he needs surgery. “DK’s got an injury to his knee that we found after a couple of days. It happened a few [more]

Holton Hill ejected for brutal helmet-to-helmet hit on Paxton Lynch

Vikings cornerback Holton Hill is a lesson in what not to do to make a football team. During the offseason, Hill received two four-game suspensions — one for violating the league’s performance enhancing drug policy and the other for violating the substance abuse policy. Likely already on shaky ground with the Vikings, he earned an [more]

D.K. Metcalf won’t play, getting leg checked out

Few rookies have drawn as much attention or praise during training camp as D.K. Metcalf. But he won’t do anything tonight to add to the legend. Via Gregg Bell of the Tacoma News Tribune, Seahawks General Manager John Schneider said on the team’s pregame show that Metcalf would not play tonight against the Vikings, and [more]

Bobby Wagner declares himself “ready” for regular season

Bobby Wagner declared himself “ready” to go for the regular season after returning to practice Friday for the first time since Seattle’s scrimmage on Aug. 3. Still, the Seahawks linebacker hopes to play in the preseason. “I definitely want to get out there, because we don’t get a chance to tackle at practice,” Wagner said, [more]

Ziggy Ansah has “minor” groin pull

Seahawks defensive end Ziggy Ansah’s shoulder is back to full strength, coach Pete Carroll said Friday. But now Ansah is dealing with a groin pull. Carroll called it minor and remains hopeful Ansah will return in time for the season opener, which was the goal all along. “He had a minor groin pull that he [more]

Bobby Wagner back at Seahawks practice

Linebacker Bobby Wagner had “a little procedure” on his knee earlier this month and was out of practice while recovering over the last couple of weeks, but Friday brought a change to that routine. Wagner was back on the field with the rest of the Seahawks for his first practice since August 3. Per reports [more]

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