I’m sure many people were parsing quarterback Russell Wilson’s words and reading his body language Thursday, searching for signs of discontent in the wake of the jarring end to the Seahawks’ season, Pete Carroll’s stated desire to run the ball more often and the subsequent firing of offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer.
The conditional reinstatement of wide receiver Josh Gordon has been rescinded by the NFL, and Gordon is once again under suspension.
The Seattle Seahawks are approaching six years now in their unending, yet so far futile pursuit of a return to the Super Bowl. And on Tuesday the team announced that general manager John Schneider will be around for at least seven more years to aid in that quest, having signed a five-year extension.
In a move that few could have foreseen when they began the season with one of the NFL’s best offenses, the Seahawks announced Tuesday that they have parted ways with offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer.
Just over a week after a report said the Detroit Lions and possibly other teams might pursue general manager John Schneider, the Seahawks on Tuesday announced a five-year contract extension that will keep him in Seattle through the 2027 NFL draft.
Letting Russ Cook could hardly have worked better the first half of the season, as Russell Wilson spent much of September and October on an NFL-record pace for touchdown passes and the Seahawks led the league in scoring.
The Seahawks figured they’d return to the VMAC on Sunday and rejoice in a victory the day before while beginning preparations for the divisional round.
This one will sting for a really long time.
It was a season the Seahawks approached with the highest ambition and the most aggressive of actions to fulfill it.
A day later, the Seahawks were still trying to make sense of their early exit from the playoffs.
They passed more COVID-19 tests than any other NFL team, unofficially anyway. So maybe the Seattle Seahawks can hang that banner.
A lot of Cam Akers churning yards on the ground and mostly a great Rams defense has Los Angeles moving on in the NFC playoffs at the expense of division-foe Seattle.