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Phillip Adams’ brain will be studied for CTE

Earlier this week, former NFL defensive back Phillip Adams shot and killed five people before killing himself. Adams’ father said that “football messed him up.” Scientists will take a closer look at that specific question. Via the Associated Press, the brain of Phillip Adams will be tested for Chronic Traumatic Encephelopathy, a degenerative condition that [more]

Report: Phillip Adams shootings were sparked by decision to stop medication

It remains unknown why former NFL defensive back Phillip Adams shot and killed a prominent South Carolina doctor, his wife, two grandchildren, and another person. A new report supplies a potential motive. South Carolina U.S. Representative Ralph Norman tells Alex Giles of WBTV that Dr. Robert Lesslie had been treating Adams, and that Dr. Lesslie [more]

Seahawks re-sign Damarious Randall, move him to corner

Damarious Randall will be staying in Seattle, but he’ll be playing a new role in 2021. The Seahawks announced that they have re-signed Randall on Friday. They also announced that Randall will be playing cornerback next season. Randall was a safety in college, but played corner after being drafted by the Packers in the first [more]

Kerry Hyder eager to follow up career year in move to Seahawks

Defensive end Kerry Hyder is hoping to back up a career year with the San Francisco 49ers as he joins a new team in the Seattle Seahawks. Hyder signed a three-year deal with Seattle that voids after two years after posting 8.5 sacks last year with the 49ers. Hyder had the chance to step up [more]

Phillip Adams’ father says: “I think football messed him up”

Former NFL defensive back Phillip Adams obviously suffered from severe and untreated mental illness. That’s the only way to explain his decision to take five lives and then his own on Wednesday. His father blamed the situation on Adams’ football career. “I can say he’s a good kid,” Alonzo Adams told WCNC-TV. “I think the [more]

Kerry Hyder envisions playing the “Michael Bennett role” in Seattle

The Seahawks traded Michael Bennett three years ago. They have yet to replace him. Kerry Hyder is the latest defensive end to get a chance to fill the role. “That’s kind of one of the reasons why I was kind of picturing myself in Seattle,’’ Hyder said, via Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times. “I [more]

Former NFL player Phillip Adams kills five, then himself

Philip Adams, a former NFL defensive back who played for the 49ers, Patriots, Seahawks, Raiders, Jets, and Falcons, shot and killed five people on Wednesday and then committed suicide. Via the Associated Press, Adams killed Dr. Robert Lesslie, his wife Barbara, two of their young grandchildren (Adah and Noah), and James Lewis. A sixth person [more]

Teddy Bridgewater betting odds emerge

We asked for it, we got it. Now go bet it. The folks at PointsBet, at our request during PFT Live, put together odds for the next destination of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. The Panthers are the favorite at +150, followed by the Broncos at +250, the Texans at +350, the Steelers at +600, the Raiders [more]

Damon Harrison: I’ve spoken to teams, nothing real has materialized

The 2021 season would be defensive tackle Damon Harrison‘s 10th year in the NFL, but he needs to find a place to play in order to keep snacking on opposing players. Harrison signed with the Seahawks last October and played in six games before asking to be placed on waivers after falling out of the [more]

Guard Cody Wichmann visits Seahawks

Free agent guard Cody Wichmann visited the Seattle Seahawks on Wednesday, according to Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network. Wichmann is the third guard the Seahawks took a look this week along with Chance Warmack and Danny Isidora. Wichmann did not play in the NFL last season after a two-year run with the Dallas Cowboys [more]

Danny Isidora works out for Seahawks

Russell Wilson expressed frustration after last season about getting hit too much. Have the Seahawks done enough to upgrade their offensive line this offseason to better protect their star quarterback? The Seahawks traded for guard Gabe Jackson and re-signed center Ethan Pocic, guard Jordan Simmons and tackle Cedric Ogbuehi. They remain in search of depth [more]

Chance Warmack visiting Seahawks

The Seahawks released guard Chance Warmack in February, but it looks like the door for a return remains open. Jeremy Fowler of ESPN reports that Warmack is visiting with the team. Warmack was released after opting out of playing during the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. His contract for that season would have [more]

Richard Sherman doesn’t expect to sign before draft

Free agent cornerback Richard Sherman said last month that free agency was moving in “slow motion” and that he thought teams were waiting to see where players like Shaquill Griffin and William Jackson signed before he’d find a new team. Those players and a number of others have agreed to deals with teams, but things [more]

D.J. Reed thinks Seahawks are getting “a really good cornerback” in Ahkello Witherspoon

One of the most shrewd moves the Seattle Seahawks made last season was grabbing cornerback D.J. Reed off injury waivers from the San Francisco 49ers during the preseason. The Seahawks are hoping another former 49ers cornerbacks will be a similar boost to their secondary this season. Seattle signed Ahkello Witherspoon to a one-year deal this [more]

Warren Moon: Russell Wilson, Seahawks appear headed to divorce

Richard Sherman left the Seahawks. Marshawn Lynch left the Seahawks. Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon, who spent two seasons with the Seahawks, expects Russell Wilson to one day leave the franchise. “I think it’s kind of headed, unfortunately, in the same direction [as Lynch and Sherman],” Moon said on the Huddle & Flow podcast [more]

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