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Report: Cam Newton has gotten COVID vaccine

Six weeks into the NFL season, veteran quarterback Cam Newton remains unsigned. One major impediment to his return has been removed. Via NFL Network, Newton has received the COVID vaccine. This means that Newton won’t be required to wait five days from signing with a team to joining the team. And that’s important. If/when a [more]

Seahawks place Chris Carson on injured reserve

The Seahawks already had ruled out running back Chris Carson for this week. He also will miss a Week 7 game against New Orleans and a Week 8 game against Jacksonville after the Seahawks placed Carson on injured reserve. He joins quarterback Russell Wilson on IR, with both players eligible to return to game action [more]

NFL Week Six injury report roundup: DeAndre Hopkins in, Nick Chubb out for Sunday

Week Six of the 2021 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Buccaneers 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. The teams playing on Monday night won’t release their final [more]

Seahawks will place Russell Wilson on injured reserve

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson made a one-handed appearance on the practice field this week after having surgery to repair a torn tendon and dislocation in his right middle finger, but he won’t be doing that in the next few weeks. Head coach Pete Carroll told reporters on Friday that Wilson will be placed on injured [more]

Seahawks rule Chris Carson out against Steelers

The Seahawks will head to Pittsburgh without their starting quarterback or their top running back in the lineup. Chris Carson has been ruled out with the neck injury that also kept him from playing against the Rams in Week Five. Alex Collins, DeeJay Dallas, and Travis Homer handled running back duties with Carson out of [more]

Geno Smith says he’s a more patient quarterback now than early in career

It’s been four years since Geno Smith last started an NFL game. It’s been since the end of the 2014 season since Smith has started consecutive games while with the New York Jets. Now with Russell Wilson set to miss several weeks recovering from finger surgery last week, Smith is getting the shot he’s been [more]

Russell Wilson listed as limited practice participant; Chris Carson, DK Metcalf sit out

Russell Wilson remains on the Seahawks’ 53-player roster, even though he underwent surgery last Friday. The quarterback cannot use his right hand after surgery to repair a torn tendon and dislocation in the middle finger, so he threw left handed and did some other cardio work at practice. The Seahawks listed Wilson as limited on [more]

Bengals claim Tre Flowers off waivers

The Bengals have a new cornerback. Cincinnati has claimed Tre Flowers off waivers from Seattle, the team announced on Thursday. Flowers started the first three games of the season but was then relegated to special teams duty for Seattle’s last two games. He then asked to be waived from the club, a request the Seahawks [more]

With Russell Wilson injured, Tom Brady has longest active streak of consecutive starts at QB

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will miss a game for the first time in his career on Sunday, ending a streak of 149 consecutive regular season games, and 165 consecutive games counting the playoffs, that Wilson has started. That was the longest active streak in the NFL. Now the longest active streak belongs to Buccaneers quarterback [more]

Ben Roethlisberger: We still have a long way to go on offense

The Steelers snapped a three-game losing streak in last Sunday’s game against the Broncos and there were positive developments on the offensive side of the ball on the way to the 27-19 win. Running back Najee Harris ran for 130 yards and posted more than five yards per carry while Ben Roethlisberger threw for multiple [more]

Ben Roethlisberger sits out Wednesday’s practice

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger didn’t practice Wednesday. He is nursing hip and pectoral injuries. It’s the same injuries he had last week when he sat out Wednesday’s session before returning to full practices Thursday and Friday. Roethlisberger briefly was shaken up in Sunday’s game but didn’t miss a snap, playing all 65 plays. Receiver JuJu [more]

Chris Carson, Bobby Wagner sit out practice Wednesday

Running back Chris Carson (neck) remained out of practice Wednesday as the Seahawks prepare to play their first game without Russell Wilson since 2011. “He went through the walk-through (Wednesday morning), but I think that we will hold him out today and bring him back (Thursday) and see how he does,” coach Pete Carroll said [more]

Seahawks sign Danny Etling to practice squad

With Russell Wilson recovering from finger surgery, the only healthy quarterbacks the Seahawks had were Geno Smith and Jake Luton. They added another Wednesday. The team announced it signed Danny Etling to the practice squad. Etling has a familiarity with the Seahawks. He spent last season on the team’s practice squad and went to training [more]

Ben Roethlisberger on JuJu Smith-Schuster injury: I’m hurt because I miss that guy

Pittsburgh’s JuJu Smith-Schuster is out for the season with a shoulder injury, which means quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has one fewer receiver to target in 2021. Smith-Schuster has been one of the Steelers’ key receivers since entering the league as a second-round pick in 2017. He signed a one-year deal to return to Pittsburgh in the [more]

Pete Carroll on Geno Smith: “He loves the fact that he has this chance to help his team.”

It’s been 10 years since the last time the Seahawks have had a quarterback other than Russell Wilson make a start for the the team in a regular season game. Tarvaris Jackson started the final game of the 2011 season for the Seahawks before Wilson was drafted the following spring. Since then, Wilson has taken [more]

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