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June
3rd

Jimmy Graham’s roaring, dunking start, more absurdly early June observations at OTAs

There was the source of the buzz during the Seahawks’ fifth practice of organized team activities Tuesday in Renton. Yes, it was June 2 and they were practicing basically in underwear and not even in helmets. Still, Jimmy Graham wowed.

Offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell had him lined up in the slot, on a wing, at the end of the interior line like an “old-fashioned” tight end and on the flanks as a wide receiver. The play caller said after the show that’s how the offense will employ Graham this season, as the Saints

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June
2nd

Russell Wilson on Seahawks contract: “I believe it’s going to work out. I want to be here for a long time.”

Russell Wilson says he hopes to sign a new contract that will keep him with the Seahawks for “a long time.” He says nothing has discouraged him from believing that will happen.

The agent for the two-time Super Bowl quarterback said last week he is “optimistic” he can get that deal done.

Seahawks general manager John Schneider, the man heading the negotiations, has said how much the franchise wants Wilson for the long term.

Coach Pete Carroll went even longer-term last month, saying: “We are so excited about getting Russell (an extension) and

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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
26th

No Wilson. No Graham. No Lynch. No … Seahawks OTAs more noteworthy for who wasn’t on the field than for who was

The Seahawks’ first day of offensive-versus-defense drills in voluntary organized team activities was more remarkable for who wasn’t there (and why) than for who was on the field.

Russell Wilson (along with Mo Kelly, Seahawks vice president of player engagement) took a transcontinental flight to be in Florida Tuesday with recently acquired tight end Jimmy Graham for the funeral of Graham’s close mentor Tamara Fox Meyerson. The quarterback was also trying to travel to the funeral for the father of defensive end Cliff Avril.

Wilson, Graham and

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May
2nd

Here is the list of the Seahawks’ 12 undrafted free agents; rookie minicamp Friday-Sunday

Keenan Lambert is the half-brother of Seahawks’ strong safety Kam Chancellor, who is also from Virginia.

The previous post details Boyer, the ex-U.S. Army Green Beret war veteran who walked onto the University of Texas team in his first years of competitive football.

 

April
29th

Why defenders Joey Mbu, Eli Harold and Nate Orchard are favorites entering this draft

Spend a couple months — or more, as many do these days — studying the NFL draft and some favorite guys emerge. I have a couple I would enjoy covering daily at Seahawks headquarters — and at least one I’ve come across who I’d prefer to not.

I was delighted to spend a few minutes at the combine in February talking to Houston defensive tackle Joey Mbu, and apparently everyone who meets him feels the same way. He laughed, joked and seemed genuinely appreciative of this opportunity to be a professional football player. He talked about how only four

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April
12th

Open mic week on the blog: Send us your best thoughts on Seahawks, NFL

It’s the first-ever (as far as I know, anyway) Open Mic Week here on Seahawks Insider.

While I am off the mainland this week, we are inviting you — yes, YOU — to be guest bloggers.

Seahawks present, past and future. The draft. This “golden age” of Seattle football. The state of the NFL. Anything that’s on your mind that you want to put through keystrokes into a story.

Email your submissions to Darrin Beene, The News Tribune sports editor, at darrin.beene@thenewstribune.com. We intend to post the best ones here on the blog.

One of our trusty regulars, BobbyK,

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