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September 2  |  Nick Patterson
One of the big topics of discussion surrounding the Seahawks in the lead-up to Thursday's preseason finale against Oakland -- indeed a huge subject throughout training camp and the preseason -- is the offensive line. Seattle's offensive line was considered one of the team's weaker units last season, and now pro-bowl center Max Unger is in New Orleans, replaced by a guy (Drew Nowak) who was a practice squad member last season and a defensive tackle three years ago.

Indeed,...

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September 1  |  Nick Patterson
The big questions addressed to Seahawks coach Pete Carroll following Tuesday's practice at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center centered around the potential addition of running back Fred Jackson.



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September 1  |  Nick Patterson
Reports surfaced Tuesday morning suggesting former Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson is visiting Seattle, with a good chance of the sides agreeing to a deal.



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August 31  |  Nick Patterson Herald writer
Jeanpierre cut, Norwood traded as Seahawks get down to 75 (updated) The Seahawks have to get from 90 to 75 roster players by Tuesday. Monday the team announced 14 moves to get Seattle within one. They were:

Terminated veteran contracts:
C Lemuel Jeanpierre
DT D’Anthony Smith



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August 31  |  Nick Patterson
The Seahawks' regular season opener is less than two weeks away, and we still have yet to have a Kam Chancellor sighting.



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May 28  |  By John Boyle
Russell Wilson's agent, Mark Rodgers, did a lengthy interview on the Brock and Salk Show on 710 ESPN Seattle to talk about where things stand in contract negotiations between his client and the Seahawks. 



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May 26  |  By John Boyle
The Seahawks signed second-round pick Frank Clark and third-round pick Tyler Lockett Tuesday, which means their entire 2015 draft class is now under contract. 



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May 26  |  By John Boyle
Russell Wilson was absent from Tuesday’s workout, though it had nothing to do with his current contract situation. Even so, Wilson’s future remains a big topic of discussion as the quarterback heads into the final year of his rookie contract, and while Seahawks coach Pete Carroll wouldn’t go into details on...

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May 26  |  By John Boyle
The Seahawks, most of them anyway, were on the field Tuesday for their first session of organized team activities of the year.



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May 26  |  By John Boyle
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, as well as newly acquired tight end Jimmy Graham, won’t be on the field with the rest of their teammates Tuesday for the team’s first session of organized team activities. Before you worry that Wilson is skipping workouts as a negotiation ploy, know that he is absent because he is being a good teammate to Graham. Both are away attending the funeral of Tamara Meyerson, who was Graham’s personal manager and surrogate mother.

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May 21  |  By John Boyle
Seahawks TE Jimmy Graham shares his inspirational story To football fans, Jimmy Graham is the dynamic, pass-catching tight end who the Seahawks acquired in a blockbuster trade this offseason. But Graham also has overcome a lot to become an All-Pro and a millionaire, and he shared his story earlier this week at the White House during a Youth Champions of Change event.



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May 18  |  By John Boyle
Seahawks defensive tackle Jesse Williams will undergo kidney surgery after being diagnosed with papillary type 2 cancer, the team announced Monday. The team did not provide further details on a prognosis or timeline for recovery, but Williams did issue the following statement: "Although disappointing, I am a fighter and will handle this. I am going to focus on my health and fighting this battle with a return to football as my ultimate goal. Thank you for your thoughts and...

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May 18  |  By John Boyle
Prior to making his first appearance in left field last week, Brad Miller had a clear message.

"I’m a shortstop, no question," Miller said Thursday.

Well whatever Miller is these days--shortstop, outfielder, designated hitter--he is certainly hitting well, and as a result was named American League player of the week Monday. 



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May 18  |  By John Boyle
The Seahawks signed receiver Deshon Foxx Monday, adding another undrafted rookie who had participated in rookie minicamp on a tryout basis earlier this month. He replaces running back Demitrius Bronson, who was waived/injured with a hamstring injury. If Bronson, who spent much of last season on Seattle's practice squad, clears waivers Tuesday, he will revert to injured reserve and not count against Seattle's 90-man roster limit. 



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May 15  |  By John Boyle
The Seahawks added another tryout player from last week's rookie minicamp, signing DT T.Y. McGill to the 90-man roster. McGill, who played at NC State, started 21 of 49 career games, totaling 131 tackles, 10 sacks and 24.5 tackles for loss.



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May 14  |  By John Boyle
Brad Miller still thinks of himself as a shortstop, but for now getting into the lineup means playing elsewhere with Chris Taylor having taken over that role for the Mariners.

On Thursday, that means playing left field for the first time for Miller.



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May 14  |  By John Boyle
Seahawks running back Robert Turbin, Marshawn Lynch’s backup for each of the past three seasons, is recovering from offseason hip surgery, though he is expected to be ready for the start of a season, a league source confirmed.



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May 14  |  By John Boyle
Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin is under contract for one more season in Seattle, but while attending an Atlanta Hawks playoff game this week, he made no secret of his plans once he hits free agency in 2016.



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May 12  |  By John Boyle
The Seahawks signed two more players who participated in their recent rookie minicamp, adding fullback Brandon Cottom from Pudue and linebacker Tyrell Adams from West Georgia.



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May 11  |  By John Boyle
At least two tryout players who participated in last weekend's rookie minicamp did enough to merit a longer look from the Seahawks. The team announced Monday that defensive end Julius Warmsley and guard Kona Schwenke have both been added to the 90-man roster after participating in mincamp over the weekend.



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May 9  |  By John Boyle
Kasen Williams went from standout at Skyline High School to top recruit at the University of Washington, and for now at least, he’s chasing his NFL dreams in his home town too, participating in the Seahawks’ rookie minicamp as a tryout player.



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May 8  |  By John Boyle
Here's the transcript of Pete Carroll's press conference at Seahawks rookie minicamp. As you'd expect, he was asked a lot of Frank Clark questions, but there's also some football stuff in there too:   



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May 8  |  By John Boyle
Obviously the big story from the start of Seahawks rookie minicamp was Frank Clark and what he had to say in his first face-to-face meeting with the local media, but there was also a football practice on Friday, so here’s a bit on what we saw.



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May 8  |  By John Boyle
Frank Clark, the Seahawks' controversial second-round pick, met with the media following the first day of rookie minicamp, and did his best to address concerns about the arrest that got him kicked off the team at Michigan, though he would not go into details about what happened in that Ohio hotel room.



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May 2  |  By John Boyle
John Schneider and Pete Carroll - Draft Day 3 wrap-up

May 2, 2015

(Opening Statement…)



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May 2  |  By John Boyle
The Seahawks announced they agreed to terms with 12 undrafted free agents following the conclusion of the 2015 draft, a list that includes a 34-year-old long snapper and Kam Chancellor's half brother.



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May 2  |  By John Boyle
As is always the case immediately following the draft, teams are now scrambling to sign the top undrafted players. For the Seahawks, that will include one of the cooler stories of this draft weekend, 34-year-old long snapper Nate Boyer.



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May 2  |  By John Boyle
The Seahawks made their final pick of the 2015 draft, taking Oregon State safety Ryan Murphy with pick No. 248. 

So to recap, Seattle to DE Frank Clark in the second round, WR Tyler Lockett in the third, OT Terry Poole and G Mark Glowinski in the fourth, CB Tye Smith in the fifth, DE Obum Gwacham and G Kristjan Sokoli in the sixth and Murphy in the seventh.



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May 2  |  By John Boyle
Because the Seahawks sometimes like to do things a little differently, they picked Buffalo defensive tackle Kristjan Sokoli in the sixth round, then announced the pick as guard Kristjan Sokoli.

Yes, folks, it appears the Seahawks plan to "Sweezy" Sokoli, turning him from a lightly-regarded D-line prospect into a very athletic guard.



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May 2  |  By John Boyle
Obum Gwacham made the very unusual transition from receiver to defensive end prior to his senior year at Oregon State, a move coaches encouraged to improve their depth on the line, as well as his chances at a pro career. The move paid off for Gwacham Saturday when he was picked by Seattle in the sixth round of the 2015 draft.



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