Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says linebacker K.J. Wright will miss at least a couple of weeks after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery, making it increasingly unlikely that he’ll be ready for the Sept. 9 opener at Denver. Shaquem Griffin would likely start in Wright’s place if he’s unable to play. Griffin has been Wright’s primary backup throughout the offseason.
The Seattle Seahawks have signed wide receiver Tyler Lockett to a three-year contract extension. His rookie deal was set to expire after the 2018 season. Lockett was among a handful of key Seattle players whose contracts were set to expire after the season. Left tackle Duane Brown received an extension earlier this summer.
The Seahawks have acquired quarterback Brett Hundley from the Packers, a person familiar with the deal said Wednesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the trade hasn’t been announced by the teams. ESPN.com first reported the deal.
Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin has returned to the field and is showing signs of progress. He had been a spectator for most of the past month as he dealt with a sore left knee that kept him from participating in practices. He won’t play in the preseason finale Thursday against Oakland, but the expectation is that he will be ready for the regular-season opener Sept. 9 at Denver.
What’s most sobering about this news is how truly tenuous this roster has become. The linebacking corps was supposed to be the one reliable aspect to this overhauled defense. Now, even that has become suspect.
The Seattle Seahawks’ remodeled defense could be without one of its top holdovers when the regular season begins.
Michael Dickson wowed 'em, K.J. Wright hit 'em and David Moore and Brandon Marshall caught 'em. The Seahawks may have taken another exhibition L, but a lively game left plenty to be gleaned. Here's what beat writer Bob Condotta saw from the press box in Minneapolis.
Kirk Cousins helped Minnesota’s offense make some progress by passing for 182 yards in the first half, and third-stringer Kyle Sloter threw for two fourth-quarter touchdowns as the Vikings rallied for a 21-20 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Friday night.
Maybe it’s just the percentages of football catching up to the Seahawks.
Seattle’s standout linebacker has two years remaining on his contract.
Germain Ifedi, a first-round pick in 2016, has yet to solidify his hold on the right tackle job as a spotty performance against the Chargers Saturday made clear.
The Seattle Seahawks have put an end to the kicking competitions in training camp, releasing kicker Jason Myers and punter Jon Ryan, who had been the longest-tenured member of the team.