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.
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 Brandon Choate tells us the Seattle Seahawks signed running back Marshawn Lynch to a multi-year contract Sunday. The team did not disclose terms of the deal, but Jay Glazer reported it was for four years and $31 million, including $17 million guaranteed.
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.
NWSB insider Clinton Bell brings us a fun blog today. He brings us 5 reasons the new Seattle Seahawks uniforms are going to be good. With Nike stepping into the NFL uniform game, everyone knows things are about to change in a major way. The Seahawks new uniforms could bring some new momentum. Will be fun to see Sidney Rice and Earl Thomas running around in new uni’s.