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James Carpenter

James Carpenter - #77 - G

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 321 lbs.
Birthday 03/22/1989
Birthplace Augusta, GA
College Alabama
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 1st round, 25th pick by Seahawks

Report: Seahawks given permission to talk with Jackson

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
The Chargers gave the Seahawks permission to talk with WR Vincent Jackson, who is not close to signing a new deal with San Diego.

Former No. 1 Williams catching on in Seattle

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
Of all the many reclamation projects Pete Carroll is taking a chance on in his first year as the Seahawks' head coach, none has come through any better than former first-round WR Mike Williams.

Source: Seahawks trade DE Jackson to Lions

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
The Seahawks have traded DE Lawrence Jackson to the Lions, sources tell PFW.

Report: 49ers trade Balmer to Seattle

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
The 49ers have reportedly traded DL Kentwan Balmer, who had been AWOL from training camp, to Seattle.

Seahawks sign ex-Colts LB Hagler

Posted Aug. 10, 2010 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
The Seahawks signed former Colts LB Tyjuan Hagler and ex-Northern Illinois WR Matt Simon on Tuesday. To make room for the two roster additions, the team released CB Chris Richards and waived/injured WR Marcus Maxwell, both of whom had ...

Seahawks' DE situation looks suspect

Posted Aug. 07, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
No matter how positive a spin the eternally optimistic Pete Carroll puts on the situation, there is no denying the Seahawks’ concern at defensive end.

Seahawks sign first-round OT Okung

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Seahawks rookie OT Russell Okung became the final 2010 first-round draft pick to sign a contract Friday, reportedly agreeing to a six-year deal worth as much as $58 million.

Seahawks sign first-round S Thomas

Posted Aug. 01, 2010 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
The Seahawks joined the first-round signing brigade late Saturday, nailing down a five-year deal with Texas S Earl Thomas, who is expected to start immediately at free safety.

Seahawks sign second-round WR Tate

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Golden Tate, the Seahawks' second-round pick, has agreed to terms with the team. Considered by many to be the front-runner to start at split end for Seattle, Tate broke the news on his Twitter account.

Top 20 key players in NFC West

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 9:09 a.m. ET
Dan Arkush identifies the top five players on each NFC West team who figure to play crucial roles, including Rams rookie QB Sam Bradford.

Insider: Seahawks will be Carroll's last job

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
Seattle will be Pete Carroll's endgame as a head coach, says one NFL insider in "Audibles," predicting that Carroll's tenure there won't end well.

Seahawks CEO Lieweke announces resignation

Posted July 26, 2010 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
Vulcan Sports & Entertainment announced today that CEO Tod Leiweke, who also has the same title with the Seahawks, is resigning to join the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning as CEO and part owner.

NFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 26, 2010 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
In the final installment of our training-camp reports, we look at NFC West teams, including the Seahawks, who'll use Aaron Curry as a stand-up end.

Seahawks OLB Hill on outside looking in

Posted July 21, 2010 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Even if Leroy Hill had not been suspended for the season opener, we hear he was a real long shot to be the starter on Week One at strong-side linebacker over David Hawthorne.

Seahawks LB Hill suspended for opener

Posted July 17, 2010 @ 8:12 a.m. ET
Seahawks sixth-year OLB Leroy Hill will miss the team's Sept. 12 regular-season opener against the division-rival 49ers after the NFL announced that he would be serving a one-game suspension for violating the league's substance-abuse program.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 09, 2012
The Seattle Seahawks placed Carpenter on the season-ending reserve/non-football illness list.||||||| Carpenter returned from a serious knee injury last season and started seven games for the Seahawks at left guard. But he left early in Sunday's win over Chicago after experiencing what Pete Carroll called a sharp pain in his surgically repaired knee. Seattle signed offensive lineman Rishaw Johnson from the practice squad.
Posted Sept. 30, 2012
Carpenter injured his right knee on a run in the first quarter and the team said his return was questionable.||||||| Carpenter was making his debut at left guard Sunday against the Rams after hurting his left knee last November.
Posted Sept. 07, 2012
Carpenter is just happy to be back practicing. The Seattle Seahawks' guard has been cleared to return to practice and was back at work this week as he gets re-acclimated to playing football again after a devastating knee injury in practice ended his rookie season.||||||| Carpenter was injured during a relatively benign blocking drill during a practice in mid-November. Carpenter has made strides in his recovery midway through training camp and surprised everyone, including coach Pete Carroll, by being activated for the start of the regular season.
Posted Nov. 24, 2011
Carpenter is done for the season with a torn ACL.||||||| Carpenter, the former Alabama player drafted 25th overall this year, started nine games this season - eight at right tackle and one at left guard. He was hurt last week in practice.
Posted July 29, 2011
The Seattle Seahawks have reached a deal with first-round pick James Carpenter, who was taken 25th overall in the April draft. The team announced Carpenter's deal on Friday morning.||||||| Carpenter is projected to be Seattle's starting right tackle after being selected out of Alabama. Seattle now has eight of nine draft picks signed, the lone remaining unsigned pick being third-round selection John Moffitt.

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