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 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.
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.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks guarenteed Red Bryant will be a Seattle Seahawk for the entirerty of his prime years as an NFL player. Prior to this signing the Seahawks could have been rolling out a line consisting of Chris Clemons, Brandon Mabane, Alan Branch and ‘Pep’ Levingston.
NWSB Managing Editor Q tells us today the Seattle Seahawks signaled their intent to lock up their own BEST players first in NFL Free Agency. Red Bryant has re-signed with the Seattle Seahawks for 5 years, $35 million, including $14.5 million guaranteed. This is a huge signing for Pete Carroll and John Schneider. Its always important to keep your own guys when building a team in the mold you want.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us its the end of the line for Tacoma’s Marcus Trufant in a Seattle uniform. His bad back and lofty salary finally led to the end of his career with his hometown team. Clinton says Marcus Trufant has always been a class act, and he hopes that he continues his career in the same fashion that he played here in Seattle. NOT in the NFC West.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger and 12th man season ticket holder Brett Bivens says even if Peyton Manning is ready to go and play at the level he was at in the 2010 season he is better suited for a team that is a quarterback away from being championship contenders. One that has a window that will close in the next couple years. A team that comes to mind for him is the San Francisco 49ers.
Seattle Seahawks blogger and NWSB managing editor Q tells us the attorney for free agent linebacker Leroy Hill says charges of marijuana possession in Atlanta have been dropped. Hill’s lawyer, Edward T. M. Garland, says urine tests taken after the arrest came up negative. A team can now sign Hill without worrying about discipline from the NFL stemming from this incident.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger “Q” tells us this weekend LeRoy Hill and his girlfriend were arrested for marijuana possession…again. The 29-year-old Hill has now been arrested three times over the past three years, once for another marijuana charge and again for domestic violence. He was suspended one game and two additional game checks in 2010, and is now surely facing a lengthier ban.