Rather than make a big splash in free agency, Seahawks will focus on signing as many of their own players as they can and keeping the core of the team together.
Via Twitter, Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin, a restricted free agent, has confirmed that the team today tagged him with a second-round tender.
The Seahawks just announced they have signed offensive lineman Lemuel Jeanpierre and safety Jeron Johnson to one-year contract extensions.
Tight end has been one obvious position to look at as a spot where the Seahawks might want and/or need to add bodies in the off-season.
With the news Thursday that Michael Bennett will test free agency before signing anywhere, the question now becomes which teams may be the toughest competitors to the Seahawks for his services.
The Seahawks had hoped to reach a deal with free-agent defensive lineman Michael Bennett before the NFL signing period begins Tuesday. But Bennett will not sign with Seattle before looking at other offers.
Straight from the NFL media relations department, here's all you need to know about the upcoming free agency period:
There are multiple reports this afternoon that Michael Bennett will test free agency rather than sign a new deal with the Seahawks before the signing period begins on Tuesday.
I didn't find a lot of links to pass along so this morning.
Cornerback Brandon Browner, who played for the Seahawks the past three seasons and is an unrestricted free agent, will have to sit out the first four games of the 2014 season. He will have to comply with the rules of the league’s substance-abuse policy to be able to return to the field.
In advance of the free agent signing period due to start early next week, ESPN.com today published this story examining the landscape, and concluding that most teams may be content to largely sit on their wallets and that many players may find their offers a lot less exciting than they imagined.
This afternoon came the complete details on the reinstatement of Brandon Browner.
It took 10,000 retweets but a Houston-area teenager got his dream date for the high school prom: A Houston Texans cheerleader.
In the wake of the news late yesterday that Brandon Browner had been reinstated, the obvious local question was whether the Seahawks would have any interest in bringing him back.
Time to pass along a few links this morning as the free agency period gets ever closer (March 8 to begin talking to players). That and more below. ...
The NFL revealed Tuesday that the Seahawks are currently the leaders in merchandise sales via NFLShop.com and Russell Wilson is the No. 1 player when it comes to jersey sales.
The Dallas Cowboys are close to getting under the league’s $133 million salary cap after restructuring the contracts of quarterback Tony Romo, linebacker Sean Lee and cornerback Orlando Scandrick.
Former Seahawk Brandon Brownerclaims he’s beenreinstated
In the wake of the team’s Super Bowl title — the first in the 38-year history of the franchise — the Seahawks are now at the top of the NFL in merchandise sales, and quarterback Russell Wilson now has the top-selling jersey.
Golden Tate was a guest tonight on SiriusXM NFL Radio with Alex Marvez and Bill Polian, and pretty much echoed comments he made last week about his pending free agency, that he hopes to stay with the Seahawks but that it's too early to tell yet which way things are headed.
Brandon Browner, who played for the Seahawks the last three seasons, Tweeted today he has been reinstated by the NFL after it had been ruled earlier he was indefinitely suspended, meaning at least through Dec., 2014:
There are multiple reports this afternoon that the Seahawks have placed a second-round tender on restricted free agent safety Jeron Johnson:
Reports breaking today that the Vikings are set to release tight end John Carlson, who began his career with the Seahawks.
Russell Wilson grabbed the spotlight at Rangers camp on Monday afternoon when he laced up a different pair of cleats.
Sorry for the late notice. But we will hold a live chat today in the usual Tuesday at noon time slot:
A fun time was had by all as the Seahawks' premiered the official NFL Films recap of their 2013 season. Jayson Jenks was there to recount the event, as well as offer a few observations about the film.
Carroll, a handful of players and a large gathering of fans watched the premiere of the Seahawks’ season highlights Monday at the Cinerama Theater downtown.
As you may have heard Russell Wilson spent the day working out with the Texas Rangers.
Russell Wilson works out with the Texas Rangers in Arizona and leaves everyone impressed.