The Seahawks know they ‘have to do everything right to have a chance’ against the Rams

RENTON, Wash. – Another Sunday, another tall order. After running the gauntlet of the Philadelphia Eagles and Jacksonville Jaguars the past two weeks, the Settle Seahawks are facing their latest “most important game of the season”: A matchup with the Los Angeles Rams (9-4) at CenturyLink Field that could very well decide the NFC West. Although the Seahawks pulled out a tough 16-10 victory on the road in October, coach Pete Carroll said last week that he’s expecting an exceptionally […]

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Seahawks place Kam Chancellor on injured reserve, promote Palacio and Tyson

RENTON, Wash. — The Seattle Seahawks placed safety Kam Chancellor on injured reserve, waived guard Mark Glowinski, and promoted linebacker Kache Palacio and cornerback Mike Tyson from the practice squad Saturday. Chancellor wasn’t expected to play again this season due to a neck injury sustained against the Arizona Cardinals in November. He had remained on the roster for weeks for salary cap purposes. Glowinski started 16 games at left guard last season for Seattle and the first two games of […]

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Report: Seahawks coach Pete Carroll, two players fined by the NFL

SEATTLE — Seahawks coach Pete Carroll has been fined $10,000 by the NFL for walking onto the field during Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to reports. Carroll and three other coaches were fined for “improperly entering the playing field” during last week’s games, NFL Network reporter Tom Pelissero said. The NFL has fined #Saints coach Sean Payton and #Seahawks coach Pete Carroll $10,000 each for improperly entering the playing field during recent games, I’m told. — Tom Pelissero […]

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‘Sunday Night Football’ takes a big hit as NFL ratings still struggle

The NFL’s premiere game of the week took a big hit in TV ratings on Sunday night, despite it being a close game. NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” match up between the Baltimore Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers brought in 17.2 million viewers on Sunday night. That number was down 35% from last year’s Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants game, which was the most-watched prime time regular season since Thanksgiving 2015. The drop for the NBC broadcast is troubling for […]

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Is the Jerry Jones’ NFL Civil War over?

IRVING — The most powerful men and women of the NFL met today in Las Colinas, with the big topic being commissioner Roger Goodell’s new, 5 year, 200 million dollar contract. It was also Jerry Jones’ last chance to stall that contract in his ongoing feud with Goodell and owners like Arthur Blank, but Jones’ Hail Mary never really stood a chance. “We accomplished everything that we wanted to accomplish,” said Blank, owner of the Atlanta Falcons. “We went through […]

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Kick return star Devin Hester retires from NFL

CHICAGO — Devin Hester, the spectacular speedster who holds the NFL record for kick return touchdowns with 20, announced his retirement from the NFL on Tuesday. In a post on social media, the 35-year-old Hester said it was time . “Good news: Commissioner Goodell, you can put the kickoff back at the 30,” Hester wrote. “Bad news: Y’all will have to find a new favorite returner.” Hester played for Atlanta, Baltimore and Seattle, but his best years were with the Bears from […]

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Seattle goalie Miller leads LAFC list in MLS expansion draft

LOS ANGELES — Seattle goalkeeper Tyler Miller was the Los Angeles Football Club’s first pick in the Major League Soccer expansion draft on Tuesday. LAFC also chose Sporting Kansas City forward Latif Blessing, San Jose forward Marco Urena, Columbus left back Jukka Raitala and Toronto defender Raheem Edwards. LAFC general manager John Thorrington is uncertain how many of the five players will be with the club when it begins play as MLS’ 23rd franchise in March. Some of Thorrington’s selections […]

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NFL Network suspends 3 analysts after former employee alleges sexual harassment, assault

LOS ANGELES — NFL Network has suspended pro football analysts Marshall Faulk, Heath Evans and Ike Taylor after allegations of sexual harassment and assault by a former employee, several media outlets reported Monday. The New York Times reported that the allegations were made in a lawsuit by the former NFL Network employee Jami Cantor, who sued NFL Enterprises in Los Angeles Superior Court in October. The Times said Cantor worked as a wardrobe stylist for the network from 2006 until […]

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Carroll: ‘Everybody’s remorseful. We don’t want to play like that, we don’t want to look like that. Ever.’

RENTON, Wash. – Pete Carroll said what started as a legitimate chance to get the ball back for one last possession Sunday quickly turned into something that was “wrong.” Carroll said a series of increasingly ugly incidents at the end of the Seattle Seahawks’ 30-24 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars began when defensive end Michael Bennett tried to time the snap to strip the ball and force a turnover. “What Mike was doing was, he was trying to swipe the […]

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Seahawks’ McDowell issues apology after weekend arrest

SEATTLE – The Seahawks’ top draft pick apologized Monday after reportedly being arrested over the weekend outside an Atlanta-area nightclub. TMZ reported that Malik McDowell was arrested for disorderly conduct following an argument with staff members about money. “I am embarrassed by the situation and my actions on Saturday,” McDowell wrote on Twitter. “I would like to apologize to the Atlanta Police Department, SL Lounge, the entire Seattle Seahawks organization and my teammates. I am a young man who made […]

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