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Report: Richard Sherman “deep in talks” for role on Amazon NFL broadcasts

Richard Sherman has not announced his retirement from the NFL, but it appears he’s headed toward a non-playing role for the 2022 season.Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Sherman is deep in talks for a role with Amazon. Amazon made the winning bid for the rights to broadcast Thursday Night Football starting this season.Al [more]

Pete Carroll reiterates that Geno Smith “automatically is ahead” in quarterback competition

Seahawk coach Pete Carroll is trying hard to convince everyone (perhaps specifically the Browns) that he doesn’t want a veteran quarterback. Along the way, Carroll is pushing the guys he has.Late last week, Carroll declared that Drew Lock would have been the first quarterback drafted in 2022. On Sunday, Carroll reiterated that, for now, Lock [more]

George Paton explains relevance of having a quarterback who is “a winner,” like Russell Wilson

When the Broncos introduced quarterback Russell Wilson in March, G.M. George Paton said of Wilson, among other things, “he’s a winner.” That’s a term that sets some people off, given the lingering debate over whether wins are relevant to the assessment of quarterbacks.Paton visited #PFTPM this week. I asked him to explain his position on [more]

Text messages that have Earl Thomas in trouble were sent before he made recent push to return to NFL

On April 22, former NFL safety Earl Thomas persuaded ESPN’s Adam Schefter to blast to his 9+ million followers a tweet letting the football-following world know that Thomas is ready to play again. (The usual approach is for the agent to contact the various teams directly.) As it turns out, Thomas already had fully cooked [more]

Pete Carroll: Drew Lock would have been the first quarterback picked in this year’s draft

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll thinks Drew Lock is better than any quarterback who was selected in the 2022 NFL draft.Carroll said on Sports Radio KJR that Lock — who went to the Broncos with the 42nd pick in the 2019 draft — would have been chosen ahead of first-round pick Kenny Pickett or any other [more]

Arrest warrant issued for Earl Thomas

Free agent safety Earl Thomas, who hasn’t played since 2019, recently said he wants to return to the NFL. That wasn’t likely to happen anyway, but it’s even less likely now.A judge in Austin, Texas, issued an arrest warrant for Thomas after he violated a court protective order by sending threatening messages to a woman [more]

Should Baker Mayfield offer to reduce his guaranteed salary to secure his release?

The bridge between Browns and Baker Mayfield has been obliterated. Thursday’s report from Jake Trotter of ESPN.com shows just how bad it has gotten. Even if the Browns need Mayfield due to a lengthy Deshaun Watson suspension, Mayfield seems to be dead set against it.So what happens next? The Browns hold his rights for 2022. [more]

Seahawks sign four draft picks, 14 UDFAs

With their rookie minicamp beginning on Friday, the Seahawks have signed four of their draft picks and announced they’ve signed 14 undrafted free agents.Seattle signed its last four draft picks: fifth rounders Tyreke Smith and Tariq Woolen along with seventh-round selections Bo Melton and Dareke Young. They are all now under contract through the 2025 [more]

Antonio Brown rips Colin Kaepernick

At a time when Antonio Brown’s popularity among football fans is at an all-time low, he recently said some things that will endear him to one specific portion of the NFL fan base.Appearing on the Cigar Talk podcast, Brown ripped quarterback Colin Kaepernick.The topic came up as the host lamented the fact that Kaepernick has [more]

Pete Carroll: It’ll take some time, but we’ll get DK Metcalf deal done

It’s been a busy market for wide receiver trades this offseason, but the Seahawks have rebuffed any offers for DK Metcalf as he heads into the final year of his first NFL contract.Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll says that will remain the case. Metcalf said recently that he is confident that a contract extension will [more]

K.J. Wright hoping to return to Seahawks

Linebacker K.J. Wright left the Seahawks last year after 10 seasons. He spent one year with the Raiders and now wants to go back to Seattle.“I just want to go back home,” Wright told Trey Wingo on his Half-Forgotten History show. “I think it’s that simple. Seattle knows that I want to come back. They [more]

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