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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 …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, 9:19 p.m.

When Seahawks decided to run the ball, they became a playoff team

Pete Carroll and Brian Schottenheimer sat together and decided that with their team winless after two games, there needed to be a change.


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 30, 2018, 8:19 p.m.

Seahawks wrap up No. 5 seed with 27-24 win over Cardinals

Sebastian Janikowski made a 33-yard field goal on the final play and the Seattle Seahawks beat the Arizona Cardinals 27-24 on Sunday, wrapping up the No. 5 seed in the …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 4:13 p.m.

Commentary: Three months later, it’s time to rethink these Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks’ 38-31 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs showed that they belong in the playoffs. And young roster or not, they’re looking more and more like a team …


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 23, 2018, 9:22 p.m.

For Seahawks, playoff picture is clear – they’re in – after beating Chiefs

Russell Wilson threw a 2-yard pass to Ed Dickson with 7:31 left for his third touchdown strike, Chris Carson rushed for two scores, and the Seattle Seahawks clinched an NFC …


Seahawks hoping stumble against 49ers is lesson learned

It was supposed to be a culmination of the Seahawks’ ever-growing momentum. It was supposed to be the final, giddy step into the promised land of the playoffs. It was …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 5:54 p.m.

Matt Calkins: Let’s hear it for a Seahawks team that is not only surprising to watch, but likable

One day after the Seahawks lost to Atlanta in January 2017, I penned a column saying they were no longer likable.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 9 p.m.

Russell Wilson jokes about shoe toss against 49ers

Russell Wilson knew the question was coming and tried to lean into it with some levity. “I think somebody is missing a shoe somewhere,” the Seattle quarterback joked as he …


Seahawks’ Jaron Brown in a rush to praise Russ

When the Seahawks kicked off at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, Jaron Brown had not caught a pass in three consecutive games. And, if you trust his evaluation, Sunday’s 43-16 win …