NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us on Friday the Seattle Seahawks agreed to terms with free agent linebackers LeRoy Hill and Matt McCoy. Both with the club in the 2011/12 season. Hill played in all 16 games for the first time in his seven-year career, registering 89 tackles and 4.0 sacks. Linebacker and special teams stud Matt McCoy also signed a one-year deal.
NWSB insider Brandon Choate updates us today on the Seattle Seahawks free agency frenzy. After losing several players to free agency, the Seahawks have lured several of those players back including Leroy Hill, Marcus Trufant, Roy Lewis, Matt McCoy, and Walter Thurmond. Have they created a good situation in the secondary or are they setting themselves up for future problems?
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us on Monday the Seattle Seahawks agreed to terms with free agent cornerback and former draft pick of the Seahawks Marcus Trufant on a 1 year contract. John Schneider today on KJR Radio with Dave Softy Mahler said he hopes Trufant will come in and compete at the Nickel spot.
Seahawks insider Brandon Choate brings us news that Seattle Seahawks linebacker David Hawthorne has moved on to join the New Orleans Saints. Not only did the Seahawks lose a great player, but it left a gaping hole at linebacker. I’ve got just the guy to replace him. Luke Kuechly of Boston College. Brandon wouldn’t hesitate to go all in this Eagle.
Seahawks insider Brett Bivens brings us news of a Seattle Seahawks signing this off season. Offensive lineman Frank Omiyale, most recently with the Chicago Bears, has agreed to a one year deal with the Seahawks. After earning the nickname Gate 68, he is ready to come to Seattle and prove he can get the job done.
Seahawks insider Brandon Choate brings us his list of top five positions the Seattle Seahawks need to shore up. With Marshawn Lynch and Red Bryant re-signing, and the team adding Jason Jones and Matt Flynn, the Seahawks can focus elsewhere and fill other positions that are lacking depth. LB, DE, Offensive line and RB seem to be the most glaring openings in his opinion.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks Pete Carroll can say there is an open competition all he wants but Flynn is not being brought in as anything but the starter. The Seattle Seahawks agreed to terms with free agent quarterback Matt Flynn on a 3-year $26 million dollar deal with $10 million guaranteed. NOT backup money.
NWSB Managing Editor reports today that in 2012 NFL Free agency the Seattle Seahawks have signed former Green Bay Packers quarterback and prized free agent Matt Flynn. He’ll be in competition for the starting quarterback job in Seattle with incumbant Tarvaris Jackson. Pete Carroll has got another QB to try and build this franchise around. We hope it works. More NFL signing to follow hopefully with Visanthe Shiancoe.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us the Seahawks got their man this week in defensive tackle Jason Jones. Jason signed with Seattle as a defensive tackle but he also has the ability to slide outside and fill in for Red Bryant at the 5-technique if need be. That versatility is something Pete Carroll loves.
NWSB Managing Editor reports today that in 2012 NFL Free agency the Seattle Seahawks have signed former Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Jason Jones. He’ll be another pass rushing option for Gus Bradley and Pete Carroll on their new and improving #9 ranked Seahawks defense. More NFL signing to follow today, hopefully Matt Flynn at quarterback.
Seahawks insider Brandon Choate brings us his take on the Seattle Seahawks front office and the free agency madness. With a small batch of viable free agent quarterbacks and a thin crop of QBs in the 2012 NFL Draft, he feels that Tarvaris Jackson is still the right man for the starting quarterback job with the Seahawks. He aslo trusts Pete Carroll and John Schneider.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us last season the Seahawks secondary added Brandon Browner, and Richard Sherman during the last off season and released Marcus Trufant this week. Also this week they let Roy Lewis become a free agent, now the Seahawks secondary is full of young pro bowl caliber players. What do we expect from Walter Thurmond and Byron Maxwell this year?