Seahawks training camp tickets sold out very quickly this morning

SEATTLE – The bad news is, tickets to the Seattle Seahawks’ training camp sold out very quickly Thursday morning. There’s a silver lining, however: Q13 will be giving away tickets next month. Tickets for 13 practices at the VMAC that will be open to the public went on sale at 10 a.m., and by 11:25 the Seahawks had announced everything was sold out. It’s the sixth year in a row the team has sold out training camp. If you’re dying […]

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Baldwin joins other NFL players telling Trump: Pardons aren’t enough to address ‘systemic injustice’

Earlier this month, President Donald Trump said he wants professional athletes who kneel during the National Anthem to protest racial injustice to tell him who they think the President should pardon next. On Thursday, a group of NFL players responded to the President in a New York Times an op-ed. But the athletes aren’t giving Trump a list of names. Instead, they call for broader changes to the criminal justice system. “A handful of pardons will not address the sort of systemic injustice that […]

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Seahawks announce training-camp dates and ticket information

RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks on Monday released the dates their training camp will be open to the public. Thirteen practices will be open to fans, with the first July 26 and the last Aug. 16. Q13 FOX will air a live two-hour special from the Virginia Mason Athletic Center beginning at 10 a.m. on July 26 to kick things off. Twelve of those practices will be open to the general public, but the last one will be exclusive […]

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Seahawks, Puyallup Tribe score big for local charities

RENTON, Wash.–The Seattle Seahawks teamed up with The Puyallup Tribe of Indians on Thursday, making a huge impact on the Western Washington community. The tribe donated $500,000 to the Seahawks’ charity partners. Recipient organizations. Each will receive $50,000 from the Puyallup Tribe of Indians:  City of Tacoma, Neighborhood and Community Services Domestic Abuse Women’s Network (DAWN) Helping Hand House New Beginnings Reach Sawhorse Revolution Special Olympics USA Games Sports in Schools Vision House Washington Department of Veteran Affairs There were […]

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Yes K.J. Wright is entering the last year of his contract. No, he’s not going to hold out

RENTON, Wash. – Hey K.J. … how come you’re here? In any other context, it would’ve been a borderline rude question. But Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright is entering the final year of his contract, even as teammate Earl Thomas just began a holdout as he enters the final year of his own deal. “Why am I not holding out?” Wright asked rhetorically Wednesday at the VMAC amid the team’s mandatory minicamp. “I just want to control what I can control. […]

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Seahawks hire former Colts GM Ryan Grigson as consultant

RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks added some more firepower – this time, to the front office. The Seahawks hired former Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson to join John Schneider’s staff, his agent Buddy Baker reported on Twitter and the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport confirmed. It wasn’t immediately clear what Grigson’s specific role with the team will be, but the Seattle Times’ Bob Condott reported that he will be a consultant. Ryan Grigson lands with the #Seahawks, adding to […]

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Russell Wilson: ‘I don’t think it would be awkward’ to create rival MLB team in Portland

RENTON, Wash. – We’ve all been there. You’re piloting a helicopter around Portland with your pop-star wife, when you notice the sold-out Timbers match below and think to yourself: “That baseball team I’m trying to buy could really catch on here!” Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson fielded a few questions after the team’s mandatory minicamp at the VMAC on Tuesday, and expanded a bit on his decision to join a group of investors working to bring a Major League Baseball […]

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‘It matters, obviously:’ Earl Thomas’ absence felt at Seahawks minicamp

RENTON, Wash. – Yes, Pete Carroll wishes Earl Thomas was on the field. No, he doesn’t have any idea when or even if Thomas will return. The Seattle Seahawks began their three-day minicamp Tuesday at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center, with their star free safety missing as advertised. “I had heard that he was making that choice,” Carroll said during media availability Tuesday afternoon. “I wish he was here, that would be nice. But we’re focusing on the guys that […]

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Commentary: Once a beneficiary of time and circumstance, Earl Thomas could become a casualty of the same

At least Earl didn’t keep us suspense, confirming today that he won’t be attending Seahawks mini camp or any team activities until his contract situation is resolved. In a message posted on social media, Earl said in part, quote “I want everyone, especially the 12s, to know that I want to remain a Seahawk for the rest of my career but I also believe that based on my production over the last eight years that I have earned the right […]

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Earl Thomas says he’s skipping Seahawks mandatory minicamp

Earl Thomas is putting the pressure on the Seattle Seahawks for a new contract, saying he will not participate in any team activities until his contract situation is resolved. That includes the upcoming mandatory minicamp. The three-time All-Pro safety posted a lengthy statement on social media Sunday, saying he wants “certainty in regards to the upcoming years of my career,” before he takes part in any Seahawks related activities. Thomas is entering the final year of his current deal signed before the […]

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