ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos coach Nathaniel Hackett admits he worried at first when he saw Russell Wilson jetting off seemingly every weekend to one locale after another.
There's the team's new quarterback on the red carpet in Times Square for the launch party of the SI Swimsuit issue with his singer/model wife Ciara on the cover.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Geno Smith considered the idea of leaving Seattle in the offseason during his brief stint as a free agent.
And then he was presented with the opportunity of being a starting quarterback once again without having to start over with a new team.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Shane Waldron spent his first offseason as the offensive coordinator in Seattle trying to install a new system mostly through virtual meetings and with very little on-field work.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Much to his surprise, Tyler Lockett has become the old guy.
Looking around the Seattle Seahawks locker room, the veteran wide receiver is now the longest-tenured member of the roster after the trade of Russell Wilson and release of Bobby Wagner during a tumultuous offseason.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — From the moment Russell Wilson takes the field to the instant rookie head coach Nathaniel Hackett joins his players in end-of-workout wind sprints, the Denver Broncos have been a ball of energy at their offseason practices.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — For the past decade in Seattle, nearly every team drill and every team activity had No. 3 and No. 54 at the front of the line leading the way.
That hasn’t been the case this offseason and that point was emphasized yet again Monday when the Seahawks moved into the next phase of offseason workouts.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Russell Wilson says he won't get caught up in the emotions of his return to Seattle when he leads the Denver Broncos onto Lumen Field to face the Seahawks in the season opener in four months.
When the NFL schedule makers started to dig in after the Super Bowl on putting together the complex puzzle of a 272-game schedule, Tom Brady had just retired, Russell Wilson was in Seattle and the free-agent frenzy hadn't even started.
From Russell Wilson playing his first game as a Bronco in Seattle to Doug Pederson vs. Carson Wentz, the NFL schedule is filled with spicy matchups from the outset. Too bad we have to wait four months for it all to begin.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams will host the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night, Sept. 8, to begin the 2022 season.
It’s a juicy matchup of the team generally considered the title favorite by oddsmakers in the Bills traveling to SoFi Stadium, where the Rams won the championship over Cincinnati in February.
To the Super Bowl winner goes the spoils of opening the entire schedule at home.
So the Los Angeles Rams will host the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night, Sept. 8, to begin the 2022 season.
It's a juicy matchup of the team generally considered the title favorite by oddsmakers in the Bills traveling to SoFi Stadium, where the Rams won the championship over Cincinnati in February.
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — After the Denver Broncos were rendered spectators on the first night of the NFL draft last month, John Elway said he turned to his successor George Paton and told him, “great first-round pick!"
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Russell Wilson's newest teammates include a center-in-waiting, a defensive end who grew up watching the quarterback play at Wisconsin and a potential fishing buddy who also just so happens to be a blazing returner/wide receiver.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos drafted a pass rusher and a tight end after trading away former first-rounders Von Miller and Noah Fant over the last six months.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Even with nearly all the quarterback prospects still available, the Seattle Seahawks decided the second day of the NFL draft was too early to try to find another quarterback as a potential option to replace Russell Wilson.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Actor Reese Witherspoon and Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry have joined the ownership group of Major League Soccer's Nashville team ahead of the opening Sunday of Geodis Park, its 30,000-seat stadium.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — It wasn't just the rap and rock pulsating through the giant speakers at the first minicamp practice of 2022 that exposed a new energy at the Denver Broncos training center.
A dearth of premier passers in the upcoming NFL draft meant the quarterback carousel spun faster than ever this spring.
Russell Wilson, Matt Ryan, Marcus Mariota, Carson Wentz, Teddy Bridgewater, Drew Lock and Deshaun Watson all changed teams in 2022.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — George Paton doesn't own a first-round pick in the upcoming NFL draft and he couldn't care less.
“That first day, we'll watch Russell Wilson highlights,” he said.
Paton traded his first- and second-round picks to Seattle as part of the blockbuster trade for Wilson last month.
9. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (7-10)
LAST SEASON: The Seahawks endured their worst record in long tenure of Pete Carroll finishing at 7-10 and missing the playoffs for only the second time since 2012. Quarterback Russell Wilson suffered a finger injury that caused him to miss three-plus games.
No. 64. DENVER BRONCOS (7-10)
LAST SEASON: The Broncos’ post-Peyton Manning slide continued after journeyman QB Teddy Bridgewater beat out incumbent Drew Lock in training camp and went 7-7 before a season-ending concussion in December.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks re-signed quarterback Geno Smith on Tuesday as the team began its offseason program.
Smith’s one-year deal became official on the first day players were back in the building for the offseason program.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Nathaniel Hackett and Russell Wilson have brought renewed hope to a Denver Broncos franchise mired in a six-year playoff drought since Peyton Manning’s retirement.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — For both Shelby Harris and Noah Fant, their unexpected offseason move joining the Seattle Seahawks feels a bit like an eventuality finally coming true.
Harris and Fant were two of the other pieces that Seattle landed as part of the trade that sent Russell Wilson to the Denver Broncos last month.
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — There's virtually no chance NFL owners will be competing during their meetings this week with the stream of big news made by trades and in free agency thus far this year.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass (AP) — Cornerback Malcolm Butler is returning to the New England Patriots, where he went from Super Bowl star to the bench.
The hero of the Patriots’ 2014 championship — who was inexplicably benched for New England’s appearance in the Super Bowl three years later — agreed to a two-year deal worth up to $9 million, his agent, Derek Simpson confirmed Wednesday.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Drew Lock went into the offseason expecting change and was prepared for a new opportunity somewhere other than Denver.
He became part of one of the biggest trades of the offseason when he was acquired by the Seattle Seahawks in the deal that sent Russell Wilson to the Broncos.
The Las Vegas Raiders are making a blockbuster move to keep up in the AFC West, acquiring All-Pro receiver Davante Adams from the Green Bay Packers.
A person familiar with the move said Thursday the Raiders are sending the No.
Russell Wilson to Denver, Carson Wentz to Washington, Amari Cooper to Cleveland.
Chandler Jones to Las Vegas, Khalil Mack and J.C. Jackson to the LA Chargers, Brandon Scherff to Jacksonville.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Russell Wilson flashed that mile-wide smile and embraced the prospect of playing in the loaded AFC and in the shadows of John Elway and Peyton Manning.
Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Wednesday he recently spoke with Colin Kaepernick, who expressed an interest in another chance to be a quarterback in the NFL.
Carroll cautioned that if Kaepernick gets that opportunity it may not be in Seattle, but said, “I think he does somewhere.”
The Denver Broncos and defensive end Randy Gregory have agreed on a $70 million, five-year contract that will prevent the Dallas Cowboys from keeping one of their top targets in free agency, a person with knowledge of the deal said Tuesday.
The Denver Broncos have agreed to terms with former San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle D.J. Jones on a three-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Monday night.
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (7-10)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: LT Duane Brown, TE Gerald Everett, RT Brandon Shell, C Ethan Pocic, RB Rashaad Penny, QB Geno Smith, DT Robert Nkemdiche, DE Rasheem Green, CB D.J.
DENVER BRONCOS (7-10)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: QB Teddy Bridgewater, CB Kyle Fuller, RB Melvin Gordon, CB Bryce Callahan, S Kareem Jackson, LB Alexander Johnson, RT Bobby Massie, EDGE Stephen Weatherly, DL Shamar Stephen, RT Cameron Fleming, CB Mike Ford, C Brett Jones, TE Eric Saubert, CB Nate Harrison, DL Justin Hamilton, ILB Josey Jewell, ILB Kenny Young,
Going all-in paid off for the Los Angeles Rams. They have a shiny new Lombardi Trophy to show for all the money spent on big contracts and draft picks traded away.
While some teams may be tempted to follow a similar path for success - the Denver Broncos just agreed to send a massive haul to Seattle for Russell Wilson - even the Rams know it’s not a wave of the future in the NFL.
SEATTLE (AP) — With two brush strokes over the span of about 10 hours, the Seattle Seahawks said goodbye to giant foundations of their Super Bowl history.
Gone is quarterback Russell Wilson, traded to Denver in a blockbuster move.
SEATTLE (AP) — Denver Broncos general manager George Paton agreed to send a massive haul of players and draft picks to the Seattle Seahawks for nine-time Pro Bowl quarterback Russell Wilson, two people familiar with the negotiations confirmed to The Associated Press.
SEATTLE (AP) — Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner has been informed he is being released by Seattle.
Wagner confirmed the news to The Associated Press on Tuesday night, hours after the team agreed to trade quarterback Russell Wilson to Denver.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have finally landed a worthy successor to Peyton Manning.
Six years and a day after Manning retired, Broncos general manager George Paton agreed to send a massive haul of players and draft picks to the Seattle Seahawks for nine-time Pro Bowl quarterback Russell Wilson, two people familiar with the negotiations confirmed to The Associated Press on Tuesday.
An underwhelming free agent class for quarterbacks is overshadowed by the possibility of multiple big names changing teams, most notably Aaron Rodgers.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Pete Carroll says the Seattle Seahawks aren’t open for business when teams may inquire about the availability of quarterback Russell Wilson this offseason.
“That’s commonplace for us to have conversations with teams about all of the players, particularly marquee players, and that’s not changed,” Carroll said on Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Russell Wilson received the 2022 Bart Starr Award on Saturday at the Super Bowl Breakfast.
The award honors the NFL player who best exemplifies outstanding character and leadership in the home, on the field, and in the community.
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Seahawks backup quarterback Geno Smith was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Monday following the team’s season-ending victory in Arizona.
According to King County Court records, Smith was arrested at 2:10 a.m.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — After the first losing season in more than a decade it seems as if there will, or should, be changes coming for the Seattle Seahawks.
The unknown is how deep those changes will go and how involved owner Jody Allen will be with the direction moving forward.
The wild-card round of the NFL playoffs begins next weekend with six games over three days.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Seattle's locker room was deafeningly loud in the aftermath of Sunday's impressive win, with the bass from some speakers rattling the concrete walls in the midst of constant cheers and laughter.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — For a time this season, it looked like the partnership between Shane Waldron and the Seattle Seahawks wasn’t working.
The offense that was supposed to evolve under Waldron’s watch as offensive coordinator and accentuate the skills of Russell Wilson, DK Metcalf and others was failing to meet expectations.
SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson was the last off the field, waving his arms and stopping to sign a few autographs for the Seahawks fans who lingered in the rain.
Heading into an offseason with expected changes that may include the franchise quarterback, Wilson provided at least one bright spot in Seattle's home finale of an otherwise disappointing season.
SEATTLE (AP) — Now that the chances of the postseason are gone, the debate has switched toward the future of the Seattle Seahawks.
Was this season a one-year aberration? Or was it several years of minor — and major — missteps finally catching up with the franchise and a more significant change is needed?