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UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

Larry Stone: Not everything is rosy, but the Seahawks are 2-0 and ‘just getting warmed up’

They have won two games by a grand total of three points against teams that by November – or sooner – might look like they actually should have been pushovers.


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 15, 2019, 8:15 p.m.

Russell Wilson saves the day and salvages a win for the Seattle Seahawks

On a day when he threw both blocks and dimes, Russell Wilson saved the Seahawks from a potentially unfathomable defeat, leading a final drive that allowed Seattle to escape with …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 12:15 a.m.

John Blanchette: Seahawks produce answers and questions in Week 1 escape

Earl Thomas got himself an interception in his NFL season opener. Richard Sherman had a pick-6. And their old team, the Seattle Seahawks, surrendered 418 passing yards to Andy Dalton, …


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 8, 2019, 10:01 p.m.

Plenty of good, bad surface in Seahawks’ win over Bengals

Russell Wilson hit Tyler Lockett for a 44-yard touchdown on the first play of the fourth quarter, and the Seattle Seahawks withstood a career day from Andy Dalton to beat …


Can the Seahawks’ last remaining starters from the 2014 Super Bowl – Russell Wilson, K.J. Wright and Bobby Wagner – get to a third?

With Russell Wilson, K.J. Wright and Bobby Wagner, the Seahawks built a Super Bowl champion. Now that their contracts are settled, the question now is whether Seattle can build one …


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.


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.”


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 10:20 p.m.

Matt Calkins: Sounders’ philosophy won’t change with new ownership group

A rapper’s Rolls-Royce parked in the VIP lot. Camera crews descending on a quarterback and a pop star. Music blaring. Kids cheering. This was an event fueled by star power.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 7:48 p.m.

Matt Calkins: This year’s Seahawks team has been unusually quiet

This year’s subject of the HBO series “Hard Knocks” is the silver and black, and AB is reality-show gold. He has the potential to lead the sports headlines any time …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 7:45 p.m.

Sounders add Russell Wilson, Macklemore to ownership group

The Seattle Sounders are adding Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and wife Ciara, hip-hop artist Macklemore and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to the MLS club’s ownership group.


Geno Smith, Paxton Lynch competing for backup QB spot with Seahawks

In the grand scheme of things, serving as the backup to Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is mostly meaningless.


Russell Wilson misses Seahawks practice to attend grandfather’s funeral

Wilson is expected back in Seattle for the Seahawks’ practice Saturday, a mock game that will be held at Pop Keeney Stadium in Bothell. He is expected to return to …


Seahawks filled every need during offseason

Finally, just as a new football season really kicks into gear, the Seahawks can claim they have checked every item on their offseason to-do list.


UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

Russell Wilson and then who? Ranking the top 10 players on the Seattle Seahawks roster ahead of training camp

As the Seattle Seahawks ready for their first training camp practice Thursday, here’s a look at the 10 best players that will suit up for the team this season.


UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 5:54 p.m.

Matt Calkins: Kurt Warner says Seahawks’ Russell Wilson isn’t a top-five NFL QB, and he might be right

A few days ago, the Hall of Fame quarterback was on NFL Network, giving his top five QBs heading into the 2019 season. There were 10 quarterbacks on the list …


UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 8:26 p.m.

Five questions as Seahawks take the field as a team for OTAs

For the first time since the wild-card playoff loss this past January in Dallas, the Seattle Seahawks take the field as a whole this week at the Virginia Mason Athletic …


UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019, 7:39 p.m.

Seahawks expected to sign quarterback Geno Smith

After the Seahawks’ three-day rookie minicamp May 3-5, coach Pete Carroll assessed “it was hard” on all three of the quarterbacks in attendance, strongly hinting at the team making a …


UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 4:37 p.m.

Matt Calkins: Seahawks must realize that a high-priced quarterback needs plenty of support

Throughout the “will they sign him?” saga surrounding Russell Wilson, one oft-referenced talking point was that none of the six highest-paid quarterbacks in the NFL made the postseason last year.


Russell Wilson looking at next decade after new deal with Seahawks

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was thinking very long term when negotiating his new deal with Seattle. He’s now under contract for five more seasons but he was looking at the …


UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 8:13 p.m.

Matt Calkins: Seahawks received $140 million bargain in extending Russell Wilson’ contract

If you’re a Seattle Seahawks fan, your head didn’t spend much time upright on Monday. Your eyes were glued to your phone from sunup until the clock struck midnight.


UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 5:52 p.m.

Analysis: Despite what you may have heard, Russell Wilson always wanted to stay in Seattle

So after all that – months of trade rumors and rumblings about whether Russell Wilson wanted to stay in Seattle and if the Seahawks really wanted to keep him – …


UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 3:41 p.m.

New deal with Seahawks makes Russell Wilson highest-paid NFL player

Russell Wilson is now the highest-paid player in the NFL and will be with the Seattle Seahawks through the 2023 season. Wilson and the Seahawks agreed to a $140 million, …


UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019, 10:16 p.m.

Russell Wilson attends Seahawks’ workout while negotiations continue

Russell Wilson was indeed at the VMAC in Renton on Monday as the Seahawks opened their official offseason training program. His agent, Mark Rodgers, was said to also be there, …


UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 8:22 p.m.

Larry Stone: How Russell Wilson’s contract negotiations with the Seahawks are likely to play out

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 …


UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019, 7:08 p.m.

Quarterback Russell Wilson gives Seahawks April 15 deadline to complete a new contract

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.


UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 10:16 p.m.

Larry Stone: Kyler Murray should thank fellow ‘too-short QB’ Russell Wilson for paving the way

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 …


Does Russell Wilson really want to leave Seahawks for Giants?

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 …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 10:18 p.m.

Russell Wilson, Bobby Wagner, Michael Dickson and other Seahawks things to know about the Pro Bowl

The Pro Bowl isn’t where any of the Seahawks wanted to be playing Sunday.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 7:31 p.m.

Larry Stone: Russell Wilson contract extension may sting for Seahawks, but not as much as alternative

As the Seahawks enter what they ruefully believe is a premature offseason, numerous contractual matters hang over their future.


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 6:38 p.m.

Lament, regret after Seahawks ousted early from playoffs

Now that it’s over, Russell Wilson’s belief in the comparison of where the Seattle Seahawks were during his rookie season in 2012 and this season has only grown stronger. Seattle …