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Seahawks’ offseason plans crystallize with Marshawn Lynch signed; what is going down in Santa Clara?

The first domino the Seahawks needed to fall to set their offseason plans fell late Friday afternoon: Marshawn Lynch agreed to return for $12 million guaranteed this year as part of a new, two-year contract extension he signed at team headquarters in Renton. The deal got done during a meeting between him, his agent, Seahawks general manager John Schneider, coach Pete Carroll — and even owner Paul Allen.

Now the Seahawks know they don’t need to sign a lead running back when the free-agent signing market opens tomorrow. They can keep their primary targets at cornerback, including among Tramon

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It’s official: Seahawks sign Marshawn Lynch to two-year contract extension through 2017. $5M more guaranteed this year

He’ll be back, after all.

The Seahawks have signed Marshawn Lynch to a two-year contract extension through the 2017 season. The agreement also gives him $5 million more guaranteed than he was previously scheduled to make this year under his old deal that was to expire following the 2015 season.

Here’s the official word from the team on its 1,600-yard running back who had an NFL-leading 19 total touchdowns last regular season and postseason getting his new deal. He turns 29 next month:

The deal gives Lynch $12 million guaranteed this season — $4.5 million in a fully guaranteed

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Report: Marshawn Lynch has agreed to new, 3-year contract worth $12M guaranteed in 2015 to return to Seahawks; TE Zach Miller released

UPDATE: Here’s what I know as of late this afternoon on Marshawn Lynch:

The Seahawks are still in the same status they’ve been since after the Super Bowl Feb. 1, waiting to get word from Lynch on whether he will agree to a new contract to play in 2015. He was en route from his hometown of Oakland to SeaTac airport on a Southwest Airlines commercial flight accompanied by his agent Doug Hendrickson, headed to team headquarters in Renton; and Lynch at team headquarters in the offseason is more rare than him talking to he media, so we can all

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Whom might the Seahawks be targeting as the NFL combine begins in Indianapolis?

About to board flights to Indianapolis for the NFL combine. The Seahawks are a bit more keenly interested in this year’s meat market, because of having a first-round draft choice (at 31st overall) plus general manager John Schneider saying last week he expects to have 10 picks in May. This is the third time in 13 years Seattle, barring a draft trade, will have a double-digit number of selections.


1st round, 31st overall

2nd round, 62nd overall

3rd round, 93rd overall

4th round, 31st pick of the round, *TBD by compensatory picks NFL will

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The rapid rise of Tony Moeaki; Pete Carroll won’t hint on Seahawks’ imminent roster addition











Look at tight end Tony Moeaki on this list of snap counts from the Seahawks’ win at San Francisco.

Less than a month ago the former rookie starter with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2010 was home, unsigned as a free agent living off an injury settlement Buffalo had given him after the Bills put him on injured reserve at the end of the summer. Now he is getting 63 percent of the snaps on the offense of the surging Super Bowl champions in a huge game at

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Seahawks list Marshawn Lynch as questionable for KC, though sounds like he’ll start as usual


The mildly surprising entry is Lynch, who practiced for the first time this week today, as questionable for Sunday’s game at Kansas City. That is somewhat counter to what Pete Carroll said when I asked the coach following the light indoor practice that just ended here in Renton if the Seahawks are merely maintaining the bullish running back’s health by limiting him in practices this week or if some new injuries have appeared.

“He’s just banged up,” Carroll said. “In years past we’ve always given him a lot of consideration to get him right. And he’s worked hard to make

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Out for the year, DT Brandon Mebane to tackle something else: literacy issues in his home neighborhood

What did the Seahawks lose when defensive tackle Brandon Mebane went on the injured-reserve list Tuesday with a torn hamstring, ending his season?

The inherently overlooked, eight-year veteran does more for Seattle than devour two blockers while simultaneously smacking into a center on every play each Sunday.

He does more than stuff running lanes and free his linebackers to make tackles. He does more than sing self-deprecating songs in the locker room, like this one he bellowed Oct. 8 when I and other writers approached his locker before a practice:

I’m just a no-body/Tryna’ tell every-body/About some-body.”

Mebane is

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LB Bobby Wagner out again for Sunday at Kansas City, six Seahawks miss practice with injuries

Coyle’s injury is the only new one listed; coach Pete Carroll praised the undrafted rookie today for playing through the injury in his second consecutive start for Wagner, who will miss his fifth consecutive game since getting a turf-toe ligament injury Oct. 12 against Dallas. Carroll said today Wagner has a chance to play next week at home against Arizona.

All others were listed last week. Willson sprained his ankle last weekend during Seattle win over the New York Giants, though the team is encouraged how quickly he is recovering and Carroll indicated there’s a chance the fill in

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