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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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Graham trade official; S Jeron Johnson signs with Washington; Jesse Williams says he’s returning–or maybe he doesn’t; Greg Hardy?

Seahawks owner Paul Allen, taking time out from pulling relic warships off an ocean floor, puts the official stamp on the Jimmy Graham trade now being complete, with departed center Max Unger passing his physical with New Orleans:

Backup safety Jeron Johnson became the second Seahawks defensive back to sign with an NFC East team as an unrestricted free

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As GM John Schneider had said, Seahawks don’t use their franchise tag for 2015

The NFL’s deadline of 1 p.m. Pacific Time today for teams to identify players upon whom they will place the franchise-tag contract designation for 2015 has passed without the Seahawks using theirs for this year, just as general manager John Schneider had predicted last month at the NFL combine in Indianapolis.

Some had wondered if Seattle might use its franchise tag to keep starting cornerback Byron Maxwell out of unrestricted free agency. But the one-year tender for using the tag on a cornerback this year is $13,075,000, far too expensive for what else the Seahawks need to do money wise

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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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Seahawks TE Tony Moeaki questionable, backup S Jeron Johnson out. Everyone else ready for Carolina


Research from ESPN says the 39 points the Seahawks have allowed in their six-game winning streak are the fewest ever over the final six games of a 16-game NFL regular season.

For tomorrow’s News Tribune I am writing on where this Seattle defense may rank among the all-time best in the league. This week I called Mike Wagner, the four-time Super Bowl-winning and two-time Pro Bowl safety on the 1970s Pittsburgh Steelers’ “Steel Curtain” defense. His 1976 Steelers allowed 28 points over the final nine games of their 14-game season.

You are going to like what he said about these

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First-down-making TE Tony Moeaki (calf) misses practice as a new addition to Seahawks’ injury report


Coach Pete Carroll has already ruled safety and special-teams player Jeron Johnson out for Saturday’s NFC divisional playoff game against Carolina with the elbow injury he sustained in the regular-season finale Dec. 28 against St. Louis.

Tony Moeaki’s injury is new — and potentially worrisome to the Seahawks’ offense. The tight end Seattle signed Nov. 4 after he reached an injury settlement with the Buffalo Bills over a summer hamstring issue has eight catches in six games, with an average of 16.8 yards per catch. His last four receptions have been for first downs. The reasons why the Chiefs, for

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C Max Unger ready to return Saturday for Seahawks, but DT Jordan Hill is out for playoffs, onto IR

The Seahawks’ offensive line has its glue guy back. But their defensive line has lost one of its emerging, young standouts just as the playoffs get going.

Max Unger is back at practice this afternoon, and coach Pete Carroll says his two-time Pro Bowl center appears ready to start Saturday night’s NFC divisional playoff game against Carolina. Unger hasn’t played in eight weeks, since he sustained a high-ankle sprain and twisted knee in the fourth quarter of Seattle’s last loss Nov. 16 at Kansas City.

But Jordan Hill is out for Saturday and

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S Kam Chancellor missing game for 3rd time in NFL career, G Carpenter also out for Seahawks vs NYG

Kam Chancellor is missing his second consecutive game, and just the third game of his five-year career, today as the Seahawks get ready to kick off against the New York Giants.

Chancellor missed the entire week with a groin injury on top of the bone spurs in his ankles. The thudding strong safety also missed last week’s win over Oakland. He is a key to Seattle’s run defense, with huge hits near the line of scrimmage, but the Giants haven’t been running much or well lately.

Jeron Johnson will make the first start of his four-year career today, for Chancellor.

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