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Seahawks hire Austin Davis as an offensive assistant

Austin Davis is back with the Seahawks, but he won’t be backing up quarterback Russell Wilson this time around. The Seahawks announced on Friday that Davis has been added to Pete Carroll’s coaching staff as an offensive assistant. Davis spent the 2017 season with the Seahawks and spent time with the Titans last year after [more]

XFL to name all head coaches by the end of March

Bob Stoops was the first. Pep Hamilton will be the second. By the end of next month, six more will be named. That’s the timetable for the XFL’s announcement of the coaches who will be running the eight charter franchises of the resurrected football league, according to XFL Commissioner Oliver Luck. Via, Luck said [more]

Rumor emerges of Russell Wilson eventually joining the Giants

Yes, it’s the offseason. And the offseason is a time for speculation, hypothesizing, and rumor-mongering. Colin Cowherd cranked up a doozy on Wednesday, passing along word from the “entertainment agent world” grapevine that Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson could end up playing for the New York Giants. As the rumor goes, Wilson’s wife — Ciara — prefers to [more]

Seahawks could use franchise tag for first time since 2010

The Seahawks haven’t used the franchise tag since 2010 when they tagged kicker Olindo Mare. Green Bay and Houston are the only teams not to use the franchise tag since then, according to Brady Henderson of ESPN. After getting early extensions done with Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas (in 2014), Russell Wilson, Bobby Wagner and Kam [more]

PFT’s Free Agent Top 100

The following are PFT’s top 100 free agents for the start of the 2019 league year. The rankings include prospective unrestricted and restricted free agents, as well as released players. The list will be updated as events warrant, with signings, tags and re-signings denoted when announced and/or reported. 1. Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence. 2. [more]

Former Seahawks safety T.J. Cunningham shot and killed in parking dispute

T.J. Cunningham, a sixth-round pick of the Seattle Seahawks in the 1996 NFL Draft, was shot and killed in a dispute over a parking spot in Aurora, Colo. According to the Associated Press, Cunningham, an assistant principal at Hinkley High School in Aurora, was shot in a parking lot between two schools. Police have arrested [more]

Report: Earl Thomas enrolls kids in Austin school

Safety Earl Thomas has flirted with the notion of joining the Cowboys at points over the last couple of years and the Cowboys have shown interest, which has plenty of people looking in Dallas’ direction with Thomas heading for free agency in March. Those looking for that move to Texas will happen will likely take [more]

Report: Seahawks expected to tag Frank Clark

There are a number of interesting pass-rushers slated for free agency. But one of the more intriguing ones probably won’t reach the market. According to Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times, the Seahawks are expected to use the franchise tag on defensive end Frank Clark if they can’t reach a long-term deal with him before [more]

Kyler Murray’s overall size, not just his height, could be an issue

Concerns about the height of a quarterback are often overblown, as evidenced by the success of players like Drew Brees, Russell Wilson, and Baker Mayfield. But would-be franchise quarterback Kyler Murray presents concerns not only as to his height, but also as to his overall size. On the Thursday of Super Bowl week in Atlanta, [more]

Kam Chancellor had $5.2 million become guaranteed Friday

Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor hasn’t played since 2017 when he had a career-ending neck injury. Chancellor hasn’t retired because he will lose money if he does. According to multiple reports, Chancellor had $5.2 million of his $10 million salary for 2019 become guaranteed Friday, the fifth day of the league’s after-season waiver period. He had [more]

K.J. Wright wants to keep playing with Bobby Wagner

After the Seahawks were knocked out of the playoffs by the Cowboys, Bobby Wagner said that fellow linebacker and impending free agent K.J. Wright is a “a guy you should pay” to keep him from moving on to a new team. Wright has strong feelings about Wagner as well. He cited his teammate as a [more]

Kevin Mawae’s wife will serve as his Hall presenter

Kevin Mawae didn’t waste any time in naming his presenter for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August. He knew exactly who he wanted all along. Mawae said his wife, Tracy, will handle the honors. “She’s been with me since I was a redshirt freshman in college,” Mawae said on Nashville’s Midday 180, via [more]

Final 2019 NFL Draft order is settled

OK, football season’s over, what do we do next? Oh yeah, football season. With the Patriots winning Super Bowl LIII last night, they locked up the 32nd and final spot in the 2019 NFL Draft. The Rams will own the 31st overall pick. It’s that time of year (the Scouting Combine is later this month). [more]

Three first-timers among 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame class

Voters broke a logjam at cornerback, and began working on the glut of offensive linemen, as three first-time eligible finalists were voted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday. Tight end Tony Gonzalez, safety Ed Reed, and cornerback Champ Bailey made it through in their first year, and were joined in the class by [more]

Report: League found no Cowboys tampering with Earl Thomas

After the Seahawks played the Cowboys in September, Earl Thomas said that Cowboys coaches asked him if he was ready to get traded to Dallas the next day. “I don’t know if they were joking or serious or not. I was just minding my business and my routine and they came up and a couple [more]

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