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Cliff Avril: Seahawks started questioning Pete Carroll after Super Bowl interception

Did one play call derail a potential Seahawks dynasty? It may have, according to former Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril, who says that the team began to doubt coach Pete Carroll and his staff after losing Super Bowl XLIX. Avril said on Dave Dameshek’s podcast that “a lot of guys got turned off” to Carroll [more]

Will Lewis will serve as G.M. of Memphis AAF team

The Tennessee franchise of the Alliance of American Football has a city, a coach, and now a G.M. Via Meagan Nichols of the Memphis Business Journal, Will Lewis will serve as the team’s General Manager. The former NFL and USFL defensive back has 20 years of experience as a coach, scout, and executive. Most recently, [more]

Jordan Peterson brought “amazing perspective” to staff, Pete Carroll says

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll raised some eyebrows on May 10 when he tweeted a picture of himself with the controversial professor and best-selling author Jordan Peterson, thanking Peterson for “speaking to our staff and enlightening us today.” Peterson has been accused of sexism and transphobia, and in Seattle and elsewhere Carroll took some criticism for [more]

Pete Carroll encouraged by look of healthy, revamped running back group

Fixing the running game has been one of Pete Carroll’s foremost goals this offseason with the Seattle Seahawks. Seattle was woefully inept running the ball last season. J.D. McKissic was the only Seahawks’ running back to score a rushing touchdown last season. Eddie Lacy was wholly ineffective, and Chris Carson and C.J. Prosise were both [more]

Pete Carroll expects Earl Thomas at the team’s mandatory minicamp

Earl Thomas, Frank Clark and Byron Maxwell skipped the Seahawks’ organized team activities Thursday, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio KJR and PFT reports. Thomas has not taken part in any of the team’s voluntary offseason program as he seeks either a new contract or a trade. But Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Thursday he has [more]

Doug Baldwin calls President Trump “an idiot”

Doug Baldwin said Wednesday he was “not surprised” by the NFL’s new national anthem policy. A day later, the Seahawks receiver expressed even less surprise at President Trump’s suggestion that those who refuse to stand for the national anthem maybe “shouldn’t be in the country.” “He’s an idiot, plain and simple,” Baldwin said, via video [more]

NFL reportedly sought public opinion on Colin Kaepernick in 2017

Regardless of whether multiple teams regarded Colin Kaepernick as a starting quarterback in 2017 and 2018 (they did), Kaepernick’s collusion case holds no water absent proof of coordination among the NFL’s teams to keep him unemployed. And while the smoking gun has yet to be obtained (or, if obtained, yet to be leaked), there’s at [more]

C.J. Prosise trying to show he can stay healthy for Seahawks

Seahawks running back C.J. Prosise has appeared in just 11 games in two seasons in Seattle as multiple injuries have kept him watching from the sidelines. Prosise hopes to show he can be durable and available in his third season with the Seahawks. “I just know what I can do, I know the impact I [more]

Doug Baldwin “not surprised” by new anthem rule

When it comes to the issue of players protesting during the national anthem, few have provided more thoughtful, reasonable explanations about the situation than Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin. On Wednesday, however, Baldwin didn’t have much to say after the new took away the players’ right to protest. “I’m not surprised,” Baldwin told ESPN 710 in [more]

Who are the best CFL players who made it in the NFL?

Tuesday’s PFT Live featured an interview with Johnny Manziel, who will try to parlay an opportunity with the CFL into another chance in the NFL, eventually. Which inspired a PFT Live draft based on the identifying the best CFL players who made it to the NFL. Simms, who always wins the toss when the No. [more]

Seahawks owner donates $1 million to gun-control efforts in Washington

Seahawks owner Paul Allen is offering up more than thoughts and prayers. According to Liz Matthews of USA TODAY, the Microsoft co-founder has donated $1 million to a campaign trying to raise the age to purchase semi-automatic rifles from 18 to 21 in Washington. The latest donation went to support Initiative 1639, which supporters say [more]

Shaquill Griffin seemingly moved to left cornerback by Seahawks

Shaquill Griffin started 11 games as a rookie at right cornerback for the Seahawks last season after being selected in third-round of the 2017 NFL Draft. With Richard Sherman now in San Francisco, the Seahawks have to find a long-term replacement at left cornerback. It appears as though Griffin is being asked to make the [more]

Bobby Wagner “wishing for the best” in Earl Thomas situation

Linebacker Bobby Wagner has remained on the Seattle roster during an offseason of changes to the Seahawks defense. So has safety Earl Thomas, although you wouldn’t know it by dropping by the team’s offseason practices. Thomas has stayed away amid talks about possible trades and/or a new contract that haven’t materialized into anything and Wagner [more]

Former NFL fullback Don Testerman dies at 65

Don Testerman, the first fullback in the Seahawks’ history, died on May 8 in Greenville, South Carolina, from complications of dementia, Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times reports. Testerman was 65. Testerman played for four college teams, four NFL teams and even gave the USFL a shot. He served in the Navy and played at [more]

Seahawks promote Nolan Teasley to director of pro personnel

The Seahawks promoted Nolan Teasley to director of pro personnel, General Manager John Schneider announced Friday. Teasley most recently held the title of assistant director of pro personnel. He takes over for Dan Morgan, who earlier this month joined the Bills as their director of player personnel. “We are extremely excited to be able to [more]

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