For Seahawks fans, it will be 12 days of high anxiety. For Seahawks administration, it’s an item that shoots to the top of their already crowded “to-do” list. For Russell Wilson, it’s a “Show me the money!” power play. The news that Wilson has slapped an April 15 deadline on his contract negotiations adds an element of suspense and intrigue to an already existing conundrum.
The Seattle Seahawks have added depth to their pass rush by signing free agents Cassius Marsh and Nate Orchard. Marsh is returning to the team that gave him his start in the NFL. Orchard was a second-round pick by Cleveland in 2015 but has yet to live up to his high draft selection.
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has given the team an April 15 deadline to complete negotiations on a new contract, a source with knowledge of the discussions told the Seattle Times.
The Seattle Seahawks are keeping a couple of key pieces from last year’s playoff team while adding to their offensive line. The Seahawks announced a pair of signings on Thursday, including keeping linebacker K.J. Wright with the only NFL team he’s ever played for. Seattle also announced the signing of offensive lineman Mike Iupati to a one-year deal to replace the loss of J.R. Sweezy in free agency.
Earl Thomas is officially gone, off to Baltimore to continue his NFL Hall of Fame career with the Ravens. So what now for the Seahawks?
Wright was an unrestricted free agent for the first time in his NFL career and briefly tested the market.
Seattle was likely never going to offer the free safety
Earl Thomas, a longtime fixture of Seattle’s secondary, is headed to Baltimore as ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Wednesday that Thomas will sign with the Baltimore Ravens. NFL Network also reported the deal and that Thomas will sign a four-year contract with the Ravens worth $55 million and $32 million guaranteed.
In one sense, there’s nothing new about the hue and cry over Kyler Murray, who shunned baseball to cast his lot with the NFL. He had the world waiting breathlessly last week to see if he could crack the magical 5-foot-10 barrier at the official measurement ceremony.
Clark got a huge raise by getting the tag, but imagine what he and other coveted pass rushers would get if they hit the open market. So far this offseason, NFL owners don’t seem to be willing to find out.
RENTON, Wash. – As Frank Clark continued to impress in the final season of his rookie contract, the Seattle Seahawks kept saying he would be part of their long-term plans. The Seahawks stayed true to that, but for now it’s just for the 2019 season. Seattle used the franchise tag Monday on Clark, keeping the former second-round pick and top pass rusher from hitting the free-agent market.
Does Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson really want out of Seattle and to play instead for the New York Giants? That was the juicy rumor passed along Wednesday morning by FS1 talk show host Colin Cowherd.