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Raiders acquire QB Flynn from Seahawks

Posted April 01, 2013 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
The Raiders acquired Seattle backup Matt Flynn on Monday for draft picks, signaling an end to Carson Palmer's brief tenure as starter in Oakland.

Vikings trade Harvin to Seahawks

Posted March 11, 2013 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
The Vikings have agreed to trade WR Percy Harvin to the Seahawks in exchange for multiple draft picks, according to published reports.

Seattle Seahawks: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 9:40 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Seattle Seahawks, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Seahawks GM likes 'win-win' QB situation

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
Seahawks GM John Schneider does not appear to be in any hurry to unload Matt Flynn, as rumors have suggested.

Seahawks LB Hill arrested on assault charges

Posted Jan. 30, 2013 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
Seahawks LB Leroy Hill has been arrested after police say he assaulted his girlfriend and kept her in his home against her will.

Seahawks hire Thomas as VP of football administration

Posted Jan. 25, 2013 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
The Seahawks hired Matt Thomas as the team’s vice president of football administration on Friday.

Jets hire Idzik as GM

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Jets hired former Seahawks executive John Idzik as their general manager, owner Woody Johnson announced Friday.

Seahawks appear poised to move Flynn

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
If the right deal presents itself, the Seahawks won't hesitate to trade backup QB Matt Flynn.

Quinn returns to Seattle as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
The Seahawks named Dan Quinn the replacement for Gus Bradley as the team’s defensive coordinator.

Jaguars tab Bradley as head coach

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 8:50 a.m. ET
The Jaguars hired former Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley as head coach, Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer and ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported.

Cardinals interview Bevell, plan to talk to Arians

Posted Jan. 16, 2013 @ 10:18 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have interviewed Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell and plan to talk to Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians.

Falcons finally put away gutsy Seahawks

Posted Jan. 13, 2013 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan threw three touchdown passes and overcame two interceptions in rallying the Falcons past the Seahawks, 30-28, on Sunday.

Friday injury report for divisional playoffs

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
Here is the Friday injury report for the divisional playoffs, showing to what degree injured players participated in their teams' practices.

Key matchup: Falcons WRs vs. Seahawks CBs

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
In Wednesday’s key matchup we look ahead to Sunday’s divisional-round meeting between the Seahawks and the Falcons.

Seahawks sign DE Chukwurah, place Clemons on I.R.

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
The Seahawks signed DE Patrick Chukwurah on Wednesday and placed DE Chris Clemons on injured reserve.

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Maragos, Chris (S)

Posted April 11, 2013 @ 9:07 p.m.
Backup safety Chris Maragos also signed his one-year contract tender with Seattle on Thursday.
Maragos was a restricted free agent and a special teams standout for the Seahawks last season.

Quinn, Brady (QB)

Posted April 11, 2013 @ 9:07 p.m.
Quinn and the Seattle Seahawks officially finalized their deal to make him the backup quarterback to starter Russell Wilson on Thursday. Terms of the contract were not available. Quinn and the Seahawks agreed to the deal earlier this week.
Quinn joins Josh Portis as the expected backups to Wilson. Quinn played last year for the Chiefs, starting eight games. It was his first regular-season playing time since the 2009 season.

Quinn, Brady (QB)

Posted April 09, 2013 @ 7:32 p.m.
Quinn will be Seattle's new backup quarterback after his new deal with the Seahawks was announced Tuesday.
Quinn beat out three other quarterbacks: Matt Leinart, Seneca Wallace and Tyler Thigpen. The four QBs worked out for the Seahawks on Monday.

Swain, Brett (WR)

Posted April 09, 2013 @ 12:39 a.m.
The Seahawks inked Swain to a two-year deal, announcing the signing on their website on Monday.
The 27-year-old Swain was drafted by Green Bay in 2008, taken in the seventh-round out of San Diego State. He caught six passes with Green Bay in the 2010 season and another two for San Francisco in 2011, but was among the 49ers' final cuts before the start of last season.

McDaniel, Tony (DT)

Posted April 03, 2013 @ 8:09 p.m.
Seattle tendered a one-year qualifying offer to McDonald, who chose to sign and return as Seattle's backup nose tackle.
McDaniel played in 54 games with Miami since going to the Dolphins in 2009 via a trade with Jacksonville. McDaniel was mostly a reserve with the Dolphins, starting just two games.

Portis, Josh (QB)

Posted April 03, 2013 @ 8:08 p.m.
The Seattle Seahawks turned to a familiar name to try and add depth at quarterback, signing former practice squad QB Portis to a two-year contract on Wednesday
Finding a backup quarterback for starter Russell Wilson is now an offseason priority for the Seahawks after trading Matt Flynn to Oakland earlier this week. Bringing back Portis makes sense, although the Seahawks are likely to look for additional options. Portis was on Seattle's practice squad for the entire 2012 season before being released in late November.

Avril, Cliff (DE)

Posted March 14, 2013 @ 5:35 p.m.
The Seattle Seahawks have finalized their contract with free agent defensive end Cliff Avril, adding another needed pass rusher along their defensive line. The contract, reportedly for two years, was finalized on Thursday.
Avril immediately addresses Seattle's need to add someone who can pressure the quarterback. Avril had 9 1/2 sacks last season, but the best of his five years with Detroit came in 2011. Avril had 11 sacks - good for seventh in the NFC - along with six forced fumbles and an interception. His long, lean frame fits the mold of the type of defensive ends that Seattle coach Pete Carroll wants.

Avril, Cliff (DE)

Posted March 13, 2013 @ 10:07 p.m.
A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Avril and the Seattle Seahawks have reached agreement on a deal that addresses one of Seattle's big offseason concerns.
The agreement was reached on Wednesday and is still pending a physical. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the deal. NFL.com first reported the deal. Avril immediately helps Seattle's most glaring offseason need in adding depth along the defensive line. Seattle is unsure of the status of defensive end Chris Clemons due to a knee injury suffered against Washington in the playoffs.

Harvin, Percy (WR)

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:30 p.m.
The Seattle Seahawks have completed their trade with Minnesota to acquire Harvin in exchange for a trio of draft picks. Seattle announced the finalization of the trade on Tuesday afternoon once the NFL's league year began. Harvin passed his physical and will be introduced at the team's facility later Tuesday.
The 24-year-old Harvin will give second-year quarterback Russell Wilson a dynamic playmaker not yet at his peak and reunite him with former teammate Sidney Rice and former offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell.

Harvin, Percy (WR)

Posted March 11, 2013 @ 1:33 p.m.
A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Vikings have agreed to trade the unhappy receiver to Seattle for a package that includes the Seahawks' first-round draft pick in April.
Harvin was unhappy with his contract and his role in the Vikings' struggling passing offense. He missed the final six games last season with an ankle injury. He obviously is still among the NFL's most versatile players, but only if he's geeting the ball enough.

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