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Seahawks open 2020 season against Falcons as schedule features four primetime games

For all the talk of how the 2020 NFL schedule might look different due to the novel coronavirus, when it was finally unveiled Thursday, Seattle’s slate looked pretty similar to …


UPDATED: Thu., May 7, 2020

Kicking off: Texans at Chiefs to open NFL season Sept. 10

The Kansas City Chiefs will open defense of their Super Bowl championship by hosting Houston on Sept. 10 in the NFL’s annual kickoff game – pending developments in the coronavirus …


NFL coach Don Shula’s legendary career

Don Shula – who died Monday at age 90 – won more games than any other NFL coach and was the only NFL coach who led a team to a …


Wife of Earl Thomas reportedly pointed gun at former Seahawk in domestic incident

Earl Thomas was not arrested in the incident, TMZ reported. Nina Thomas, according to the report, was arrested for burglary of a residence with intent to commit aggravated assault. She …


UPDATED: Wed., May 6, 2020

NFL sets protocols for reopening of team facilities

The NFL has set protocols for reopening team facilities and has told the 32 teams to have them in place by May 15.


UPDATED: Wed., May 6, 2020

Larry Stone: Here’s why Marshawn Lynch’s possible return to the Seahawks shouldn’t happen this time

You could dream about Lynch coming back to the Seahawks, as he revealed Monday that the two sides are discussing, and this time leading them back to the Super Bowl. …


UPDATED: Tue., May 5, 2020

Planning normal season, NFL still forms ticket refund policy

While planning to play a full regular-season schedule, the NFL has formulated a ticket refund plan for canceled games or those held without fans.


Greg Olsen learning Seahawks system during a different offseason

Every day he has a meeting scheduled, Greg Olsen leaves his house in Charlotte, North Carolina, and travels a few minutes away to the office where his foundation is located.


UPDATED: Tue., May 5, 2020

Marshawn Lynch tells ESPN his agent ‘has been in talks’ with Seahawks about returning in 2020

Since the final gun sounded on the Seahawks’ playoff loss to Green Bay in January at Lambeau Field, no one involved has ruled out that Marshawn Lynch’s return to the …



UPDATED: Thu., April 30, 2020

GM John Schneider: Seahawks LB K.J. Wright had offseason shoulder surgery

Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider said starting linebacker K.J. Wright underwent offseason shoulder surgery and is unsure of the timeline of when he’ll be healthy.


UPDATED: Thu., April 30, 2020

NCAA board recommends delaying change to transfer waiver

The NCAA Board of Governors has recommended delaying a change to the transfer waiver process that would permit all athletes to switch school one time without sitting out a season


UPDATED: Tue., April 28, 2020

Former Idaho linebacker David Vobora among NFL drafts most relevant Mr. Irrelevants

There is always intrigue about who will be selected No. 1 overall in the NFL draft but let’s not forget the last player picked, also known as Mr. Irrelevant.


Joe Staley ‘overwhelmed’ by tributes post retirement

Joe Staley says he has been taken aback by the tributes that have poured in from former 49ers teammates, coaches and competitors since he announced his retirement


Saints agree to terms with QB Jameis Winston on one-year contract

The New Orleans Saints have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with unrestricted free agent quarterback Jameis Winston.


Rams chasing 49ers, Seahawks, Cards in power-packed NFC West

A year ago at this time, the Los Angeles Rams were fresh off a Super Bowl trip and back-to-back NFC West titles. Now they seem to be looking up at …


UPDATED: Sun., April 26, 2020

Faith, family, football big for former Idaho star, current Saints LB Kaden Elliss

Life could be worse for linebacker Kaden Elliss, one of Idaho football’s brightest-ever stars and an NFL legacy.


UPDATED: Sun., April 26, 2020

Seahawks draft analysis: Overcoming adversity theme among picks

In any normal year, we’d all get a good look soon at the eight players the Seahawks just drafted and the dozen or so undrafted free agents who signed on …


UPDATED: Sat., April 25, 2020

Seahawks opt for experience over projects in draft class

The Seattle Seahawks were not in search of projects in this year’s NFL draft


UPDATED: Sat., April 25, 2020

Gonzaga Prep grad, California standout linebacker Evan Weaver drafted by Arizona in sixth round of NFL draft

Weaver was selected in the sixth round of Saturday’s NFL fraft with the 202 overall pick.


UPDATED: Fri., April 24, 2020

Pitch and catch: Round 2 of NFL draft heavy on wide receivers

While only one quarterback, Oklahoma’s Jalen Hurts, was taken in the second round of the NFL draft Friday, the guys who haul in passes were everywhere.


Seahawks land pass rusher in Tennessee’s Darrell Taylor

The Seattle Seahawks have addressed their biggest need entering the NFL draft by selecting Tennessee pass rusher Darrell Taylor in the second round.


Work stoppages in professional sports

When it comes to what they hate, sports fans have a number of things in common: inflated ticket and concession prices; star athletes who use performance-enhancing drugs; Skip Bayless. Also …


UPDATED: Thu., April 23, 2020

One constant in this unique NFL draft: Joe Burrow at the top

In this most unique of drafts, filled with technological concerns and even uncertainty when real football might return, there was one constant Thursday night: Joe Burrow.


John Clayton’s final 2020 NFL mock draft: Three QBs in the top six

Even though the 2020 NFL draft is likely to be driven by quarterbacks, with three passers potentially going within the first six picks, there figures to be a lot of …


UPDATED: Wed., April 22, 2020

Can Jacob Eason snap the streak of underperforming Washington quarterbacks in the NFL?

On social media, Washington’s football program uses the same hashtag – #ProDawgs – to reference its many players who have succeeded in the NFL.


UPDATED: Wed., April 22, 2020

Seahawks GM John Schneider still has work ahead prepping for remote draft

It’s no secret Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider likes to make draft-related trades.


UPDATED: Tue., April 21, 2020

Agent: Rob Gronkowski to have reunion with Tom Brady in Tampa Bay

Four-time All Pro tight end Rob Gronkowski has agreed to a reunion with Tom Brady. Pending completion of a physical, Gronkowski has agreed to play for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, …


UPDATED: Sat., April 18, 2020

NFL follows NBA’s lead in blurring traditional positions

Being a jack of all trades used to be a detriment for NFL players


UPDATED: Fri., April 17, 2020

Matt Calkins: Which current and former Seahawks are best-suited to follow Drew Brees’ path into broadcasting?

Last week, Saints quarterback Drew Brees secured a broadcasting deal with NBC without ever having called a play. The network recognized his stature as a future Hall of Fame quarterback, …