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May
31st

Kam Chancellor, finally surgery-free: “This is the strongest offseason I’ve had”

The Seahawks will be back on the field Tuesday for their next three-day week of organized team activities at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Renton.

Kam Chancellor will back on the field, as he was all last week. That is one of the more remarkable feats of Seattle’s offseason.

The thumping, key strong safety seemed destined for yet another offseason surgery a few months ago. He looked out of Feb. 1’s Super Bowl when he got tangled with a teammate and banged knees going for a pass at the end of the

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May
29th

Kam Chancellor, finally surgery-free: “This is the strongest offseason I’ve had”

The Seahawks are back on the field today for the third of their three days this week of organized team activities at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Renton. Quarterback Russell Wilson was expected to participate for the first time this week after being with Jimmy Graham in Miami Monday to attend the funeral of Graham’s mentor and manager, and after Wilson attended the funeral of the father of fellow teammate Cliff Avril Thursday in Jacksonville.

Kam Chancellor was back on the field, too, as he’s been all week. That is one of

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May
22nd

Jon Ryan goes very un-punter-like American Ninja Warrior Monday at 8 p.m. on NBC

The Seahawks have a bad-ass punter. How bad-ass? A national-television audience is about to find out.

Yes, Jon Ryan wants you to know he is no normal punter. Some evidence: his fake-field goal touchdown pass to Garry Gilliam started the Seahawks’ comeback from 16-0 down in January’s NFC championship Seattle ultimately rallied to win in overtime to advance to Super Bowl 49.

Now this: Monday, Ryan goes national with his offseason, full-body workouts on Monday, Memorial Day, when he appears on NBC’s America Ninja Warrior competition program (8 p.m. Pacific Time, channel 5 in the Seattle-Tacoma area).

How many punters are ninjas?

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May
21st

Michael Bennett nails it – again: Playing for Pete Carroll is “like playing for Willy Wonka”

Michael Bennett appeared in a telephone interview from his Seattle-area home on 750 The Game radio in Portland this week — and had what may be the most apt description yet of Seahawks coach Pete Carroll from one of his players.

“It’s like playing for Willy Wonka,” the disruptive, and always glib, defensive end told the station’s John Canzano.

“He’s crazy. He wants to be young,” Bennett said of Carroll. “He just is one of those guys who’s always up beat, wants to have a good time, and let’s you be yourself.”

“You

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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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Dec.
25th

Merry Christmas! NFL makes it Marshawn Lynch’s $11,050 grab; Sherman says he could have spared him the fine

Merry Christmas to you all. I hope your day is full of warmth and cheer amid loved ones.

As for the Seahawks, Richard Sherman thinks he could have spared Marshawn Lynch about $11,000.

The league has said Merry Christmas to Lynch, in the not-so-merry way it has often interacted with him.

The NFL fined the unique-in-many-ways running back $11,050 for grabbing his crotch during his back-to-the-goal-line plunge into the end zone during Seattle’s game last weekend at Arizona. It was the very Lynchian punctuation to his epic 79-yard touchdown run as the Seahawks crushed the Cardinals. Game officials did not

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Oct.
4th

Seahawks’ travel day to DC; T Alvin Bailey on injury report; Russell Wilson succeeds where Goodell, NFL has failed

The Seahawks have a light practice at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Renton today, then leave later this afternoon for the charter flight to Washington and Monday night’s game against the Redskins.

The team added tackle Alvin Bailey to the injury list Friday with an oblique injury. He did not practice yesterday, putting his status in doubt for Monday. That matters this week because Bailey was going to be one of the fill-ins Seattle used at tight end behind new starter Luke Willson, subbing for Zach Miller following Miller’s ankle surgery last week. Offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell has used

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Oct.
3rd

Seahawks’ QB Russell Wilson on why he’s speaking out against domestic violence: “You know what’s right, and you know what’s wrong”

Why now and why this issue of domestic violence — the hottest-button topic in the NFL if not our society today?

I asked Russell Wilson that this afternoon, one day after the Seahawks’ Super Bowl-winning quarterback  wrote in his new role as senior editor of Derek Jeter’s new athletes’ website The Players’ Tribune. Why is he, normally conservative as a public speaker, taking a stand off when many other big-name athletes and prominent people in America stay quiet and just let the checks cash?

“Some things you don’t have to shy away from. You know what’s right, you

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