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UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 1, 2019, 6:38 p.m.

Seahawks finalize deal to acquire pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney from Texans

The Seattle Seahawks finalized their trade for standout pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney on Sunday, sending two players and a 2020 third-round pick to the Houston Texans.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 6:50 p.m.

AP sources: Seahawks close to landing pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney from Texans

The deal is still pending a physical and has not been completed. Seattle reportedly is sending a third-round pick and two players to Houston.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 9:06 p.m.

Paxton Lynch, DeShawn Shead released as Seahawks begin roster cutdown

The Seahawks waived backup quarterback Paxton Lynch on Friday afternoon, a source told the Seattle Times, the first known move by the team as Seattle began paring its roster from …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 4:56 p.m.

Live thread: Updates on which Washington State, Eastern Washington, Idaho and Spokane-area prep players made NFL 53-man rosters

These next 24 hours are some of the most nerving on the football calendar for NFL hopefuls. All 32 teams will have their rosters trimmed to 53 players by 1 …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 7:06 p.m.

Spokane judge dismisses domestic violence charge against football legend Mark Rypien

A judge on Friday dismissed the misdemeanor domestic violence charges against former NFL and Washington State quarterback Mark Rypien, his attorney said


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 10:40 p.m.

NFL preseason roundup: Buffalo Bills’ backups stage big rally late, beat Minnesota Vikings 27-23

Undrafted rookie Tyree Jackson hit David Sills for an 8-yard touchdown pass with 8 seconds left in rallying the Buffalo Bills to a 27-23 win over the Minnesota Vikings to …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 10:32 p.m.

Geno Smith tosses 2 TDs, Seahawks top Raiders 17-15

Geno Smith appeared to lock up the backup job in Seattle throwing a pair of first-half touchdown passes before limping off with a minor knee injury, and the Seahawks closed …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 6:21 a.m.

Ralph Walter: The best way to welcome the football season? Playing our football board game

Loosely based on Coach Mike Leach’s pass-first, shotgun spread offense that has transformed his Washington State Cougars into a perennial bowl team, our simple Air Raid game blends modern football …


The Seattle Seahawks rewarded their two signature stars, Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner, with big off-season contracts in hopes that their big ‘Pay Day’ will arrive in January

So, the good guys won. That is to say, Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner won the hearts of management, and thus the locker room and now the lottery.


Seattle Seahawks season predictions: Russell Wilson will lead team back to the playoffs

Will it be a trip to the playoffs or an early offseason for the Seahawks this year?


Larry Stone: Seahawks QB today, tycoon tomorrow –Just call Russell Wilson ‘Mr. Unlimited’

Last year, Russell Wilson somewhat facetiously introduced his alter-ego, “Mr. Unlimited,” to counteract what he termed “the typical boring Russell, Robot Russell.”


Gridiron gaming: A look back at some of the NFL video game classics, including Madden

The former NFL coach and broadcaster’s name is the biggest in NFL video games, but that wasn’t always the case. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest football …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019, 7:33 p.m.

Branden Jackson, like lots of other Seahawks, gets one last chance to prove he belongs

Maybe defensive end Branden Jackson has already appeared to show a lot to the Seahawks this preseason.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019, 7:59 p.m.

Matt Calkins: After tough decision to walk away, could we see Andrew Luck return to NFL one day?

Saturday night, America bore witness to the most shocking sports retirement since Michael Jordan’s first exit from the NBA. Coming off the best season of his career, Colts quarterback Andrew …


Seattle Seahawks add Washington State’s Logan Tago, one other to fill out 90-man roster

Logan Tago has agreed to a free agent deal with the Seattle Seahawks, who signed the Washington State defensive end and one other player, offensive tackle Will Holden, Wednesday to …


Seahawks’ Shaquem Griffin enjoys having focus on football

Nothing will ever be completely normal for Shaquem Griffin as a football player. He will always be known for being drafted and making the Seattle Seahawks roster despite not having …


Patriots’ Patrick Chung pleads not guilty on drug charge

New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung focused on football, not the cocaine possession charge he is facing, after waiving a court appearance in New Hampshire. Chung spoke briefly with reporters …


It’s Brett Rypien vs. Kevin Hogan to be Denver Broncos backup QB

There is still time for Brett Rypien to take the next step when the Denver Broncos play the Arizona Cardinals in an NFL exhibition on Thursday night.


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 25, 2019, 9:36 p.m.

Big Ben makes preseason debut, Steelers beat Titans 18-6

Ben Roethlisberger needed three series to show he’s ready for the regular season in Pittsburgh’s 18-6 win over the Titans who pulled Marcus Mariota after two series in order to …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019, 11:20 p.m.

Russell Wilson leads 2 touchdown drives as Seahawks defeat Chargers 23-15

Russell Wilson directed a pair of first-half touchdown drives, and the Seattle Seahawks beat the Los Angeles Chargers 23-15 on Saturday night.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019, 10:16 p.m.

NFL capsules: Jimmy Garoppolo shines in 49ers’ 27-17 win over Parick Mahomes, Chiefs

San Francisco quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was impressive in his return to Arrowhead Stadium, and Chiefs counterpart Patrick Mahomes may have been even better, as the 49ers beat Kansas City 27-17 …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019, 7:16 p.m.

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck retires from NFL at 29

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, who missed the 2017 season with a shoulder injury and was struggling with a lower-leg injury this summer, retired from the NFL Saturday, according to …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 9:39 p.m.

NFL preseason roundup: Bills top Lions as key players on both teams injured

Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford threw a go-ahead touchdown in his first preseason game, but the Buffalo Bills rallied to beat the Lions 24-20 in a preseason game that became significant …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 8:58 p.m.

Analysis: Seven Seahawks with a lot on the line Saturday against the Chargers

All the work of the last eight months comes to a head over the next eight days.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 4:24 p.m.

Seahawks receiving corps takes another hit as David Moore injures shoulder and will be ‘out a while’

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver David Moore will miss the start of the regular season after suffering a shoulder injury in practice.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 22, 2019, 9:51 p.m.

NFL preseason roundup: Cam Newton leaves injured in Panthers’ loss to Patriots

This was not the return to the field that Cam Newton was hoping to make. The Carolina Panthers quarterback left Thursday night’s 10-3 exhibition loss against New England in the …


Patriots’ Patrick Chung indicted on charge of cocaine possession

New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung has been indicted in New Hampshire on a charge of cocaine possession, according to court paperwork released Thursday.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, 6:55 p.m.

Former Washington State standouts Shalom Luani, River Cracraft work to stick in NFL

Former Washington State standouts Shalom Luani and River Cracraft have kept an eye on the Cougars’ ascension since exhausting their eligibility in 2016, each keeping in touch with players from …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, 5:55 p.m.

Analysis: Projecting the Seattle Seahawks’ 53-man roster ahead of their third preseason game

Cornerback, safety, receiver, running back all have lots of uncertainty for some of the final roster spots, complicated by the Seahawks’ preseason loss Sunday.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, 5:39 p.m.

Larry Stone: Shaquem Griffin, an inspirational NFL story, might be on the bubble to make the Seahawks roster

It was one of the feel-good stories of the sports world in 2018 when the Seahawks drafted Shaquem Griffin in the fifth round out of Central Florida.