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Feb.
19th

Entire transcript of GM John Schneider today at NFL combine, including off-stage comments on Lane, Thomas surgeries

Any more news on offseason surgeries? “Well, Earl (Thomas) is going to have his (shoulder) surgery coming up. That’s probably our biggest issue. But it’s a normal procedure, so he should do well.”

No issues for him being ready for the start of the 2015 season? “No. Especially Earl. He attacks everything.”

Even start of training camp for Thomas? “You know, I’m not sure. We are going to monitor him and make sure we do what’s best for long term. He’s going to be scratching and fighting to get out there as soon as he can. But we just don’t

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Feb.
10th

GM Schneider says Seahawks, Russell Wilson thinking “outside the box” on new contract

Is Russell Wilson so much of a team player that he will sacrifice some of his new money to keep the franchise reloading for a Seahawks run at a third consecutive Super Bowl?

Seattle general manager John Schneider raised the possibility today of the quarterback accepting something of a “hometown discount” below the $20 million plus per season most have assumed the only quarterback to start two Super Bowls in the first three seasons of a career is about to get. The GM confirmed he and Wilson’s agent, Mark Rodgers, are already in negotiations on a new deal; his rookie one scheduled to pay

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Feb.
10th

Will Marshawn Lynch retire this offseason instead of getting a new Seahawks deal?

Seahawks general manager John Schneider was on the Brock and Salk morning show on Seattle’s 710 ESPN radio today talking a lot about Marshawn Lynch.

As he said to us Seahawks beat reporters a couple weeks ago, Schneider reiterated how huge the 1,500-yard, 19-touchdown running back is to the Seahawks’ plans for the 2015 season and foreseeable future.

“Obviously, we think he’s a hell of a player. We want to have him back. He knows that. His representatives know that,” Schneider said today. “He knows that if he’s back he’s not going to be playing at the same

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Feb.
2nd

Pete Carroll: “We are really hurt…it will make us grow stronger”; surgeries for Sherman, Lane, maybe Chancellor, Thomas

The Seahawks are leaving Phoenix this afternoon after one of the most thrilling and ultimately excruciating and regrettable endings in Super Bowl history.

And there’s been 49 of them.

Pete Carroll talked informally on a patio outside the team’s Arizona Grand Resort hotel, before the Seahawks left on buses to nearby Sky Harbor Airport for their charter flight that was due to land around 3 p.m. at SeaTac Airport.

“It’s pretty hard right now for all of us; I think you can all understand,” Carroll said of the 28-24 loss to New England

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Jan.
26th

The Marshawn Lynch these Seahawks know is just having his own fun with everyone else

The Marshawn Lynch the Seahawks know is not the one the rest of America sees and hears. It’s not the Lynch that’s likely to have another standoff of some kind with establishment tomorrow here at the annual circus called the Super Bowl’s media day.

“Yeah, I think a lot of people misunderstand Marshawn,” teammate and safety Kam Chancellor said today at the Arizona Grand Resort, following the Seahawks’ first practice of Super Bowl week at Arizona State University in neighboring Tempe. “Just because he doesn’t want to talk to the media doesn’t make

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Jan.
14th

Russell Wilson credits his champion’s poise to parents having him play multiple sports

Posted this earlier, but I’ll put it up top this time to give it a headline — and for all the parents of sports-playing kids out there:

Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell was saying today Russell Wilson’s visualization of success and game situations are at a level above anyone he’s coached. And Bevell had the same job in Minnesota before coming to Seattle. With the Vikings he had some quarterback named Brett Favre.

That, Bevell said, is why Wilson is so good in these mega games like the one coming up Sunday, the NFC championship against Green Bay at CenturyLink

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Jan.
11th

How Kam Chancellor — “They call me Batman. Dark Knight” — got well

How wise does the Seahawks’ decision to sit Kam Chancellor for two games in November, home wins over the New York Giants and Oakland Raiders that the team felt it could get even with their Pro Bowl strong safety resting for this playoff run, look right now?

It made him, not self-proclaimed “Superman” Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, look like a Superhero last night. Click here to see all that Chancellor did.

“He can have his Superman. They call me ‘Batman,’” Chancellor said. “Dark Knight.”

Richard Sherman had another description for Chancellor.

“He’s a freakin’ monster,” Sherman said. “He damages people’s souls.

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Jan.
8th

Carroll: 1st-down-making TE Tony Moeaki (calf) a game-time decision for Seahawks Saturday vs. Carolina

Pete Carroll said following today’s indoor practice that tight end Tony Moeaki has a “very slight strain” of his calf and will be a game-time decision to play Saturday in the Seahawks’ NFC divisional playoff game against Carolina. Carroll said Moeaki, the midseason pickup whose last four catches have been for first downs, injured his calf in practice Tuesday.

“We’re going to find out on game day,” Carroll said. “Cooper Helfet (the third tight end) is ready to go, if we need him.”

Carroll said Max Unger came out of the week

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