Santa Clara County prosecutors are leaning against charging San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald with domestic violence in connection with his widely publicized arrest on suspicion of roughing up his pregnant fiancée, sources familiar with the case said.
With Percy Harvin traded away, Paul Richardson has had to step up at wide receiver and his speed could help open up the Seahawks’ offense.
Center Max Unger, who has not played since injuring his foot at Washington on Oct. 6, may be able to return Sunday against the Raiders. Unger is officially listed as questionable but said after practice that he feels healthy and answered “hopefully” when asked if he expects to play.
The Seattle Seahawks have just announced they will honor Marysville-Pilchuck High School during Sunday's game against the Raiders. Here are the details in a press release from the team:
Here's the official transcript of what Seattle coach Pete Carroll said to the media Friday:
While one position for the Seahawks appeared to clear up a bit Friday --- center --- the strong safety spot got a little murkier.
One of the highlights of Sunday's game comes at halftime when former Seahawk Walter Jones will be inducted into the team's Ring of Honor.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said during his weekly Friday radio show on KIRO 710 in Seattle that "we're going to in banged up. That's part of this time of year.''
Among the many questions posed about the Seahawks this season is this --- are they having fun anymore?
Here is some video and the quotes of what Seattle QB Russell Wilson had to say to the media Thursday:
Drew Brees and the Saints proved they know how to win big games on the road.
Here is some of what Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn had to say when he met the media today:
For all the sophisticated analysis about the Seahawks’ struggles, a portion of their problems is rather simple. They haven’t been loose. The Percy Harvin debacle weighed heavily on them. The scrutiny has bothered them. They weren’t used to the limelight being so harsh.
Seahawks rookie linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis played 33 percent of Seattle’s defensive plays against the Panthers, and showed the speed that had coaches and scouts raving about him during the combine and draft.
With Max Unger and Stephen Schilling out with injuries, the Seahawks practiced with one healthy center, Patrick Lewis. There were other injury updates, including Malcolm Smith, who appears unlikely to play on Sunday.
In case you missed the news via Twitter earlier, the Seahawks today got their practice squad back up to the maximum 10 players by signing receiver Chris Matthews and tight end Brett Brackett.
Seattle's injury report Thursday grew a bit with four new names added to the list --- center Stephen Schilling (knee), cornerback Tharold Simon (knee), cornerback Richard Sherman (back) and defensive lineman Michael Bennett (toe).
As Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson followed the World Series, he paid a little extra attention to a player who for at least a few weeks he once called a teammate --- eventual World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner.
Former Seahawk Walter Jones is in the NFL Hall of Fame and has had his number retired by the Seahawks.
Here is some video of some of what Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson and safety Kam Chancellor had to say to the media at the VMAC Thursday:
Bruce Irvin and Brock Coyle walked into the VMAC together at 6 a.m. Thursday
The Seattle-Oakland game may not be the most high-profile of the weekend. But it will feature maybe the best-known ref in the NFL --- Ed Hochuli --- who has been assigned to the game, according to FootballZebras.com.
A few Seahawks links to start your Thursday. ...
Official confirmation has come this morning that Phil Bates has signed with Cleveland's practice squad, ending his career with the Seahawks --- which dated, essentially, to when he signed with Seattle as a free agent in April, 2012. Bates had been waived and re-signed a few times since then, largely
We're back with another edition of Five Questions. Five Answers, this week focusing on Seattle's opponent Sunday, the Oakland Raiders.
Brock Coyle, who’s gone from undrafted free agent to the roster of the defending Super Bowl champions, is slated to get the start at middle linebacker on Sunday against the Raiders.
Robert Griffin III will make his return Sunday “if he shows he can handle the workload” in practices over the next two days, according to Washington coach Jay Gruden.
“They seemed like, for a moment in time, they forgot about everything that happened and everything that was going on and were able to enjoy the moment and take pictures and smile and laugh and have a good time,’’ Richard Sherman said of Tuesday’s visit.