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Ex-Seahawk Faces Felony Domestic Violence Charge

Team says it has cut its ties with Chad Wheeler

(Newser) - After an arrest for an attack on his girlfriend so brutal that police say he was surprised the victim was still alive, Chad Wheeler is no longer a Seattle Seahawk. The team cut its ties with the offensive tackle Wednesday after he was formally charged with offenses including first-degree domestic...

NFL Hands Down $1M in Fines Over Face Masks

Head coaches for Broncos, Seahawks, 49ers now owe $100K each for not following safety protocols

(Newser) - A week after the NFL warned its coaches and teams about following proper safety protocols regarding COVID-19, the league has now handed down more than $1 million in fines, including to three head coaches. Sources tell ESPN that Vic Fangio of the Denver Broncos, the Seattle Seahawks' Pete Carroll, and...

Warrants Issued for NFL Players After Armed Robbery at Party

Police are looking for DeAndre Baker, Quinton Dunbar

(Newser) - Police in South Florida are trying to find New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar after multiple witnesses accused them of an armed robbery at a party, authorities said Thursday. Miramar police issued arrest warrants for both men Thursday on four counts each of armed...

NFLer Turned Assistant Principal Killed in School Lot

TJ Cunningham's neighbor is charged with murder after alleged parking dispute

(Newser) - A former NFL player was fatally shot over the weekend in what authorities say was a dispute over a parking space. Anthony "TJ" Cunningham, who played part of the 1996 season with the Seattle Seahawks, was allegedly shot three times by a man who lived across the street from...

Injured Seahawks Player Flips Off His Own Team

Earl Thomas had been feuding with brass for months

(Newser) - Earl Thomas' career as a Seattle Seahawk is probably over—and it did not have a happy ending. The star free safety gave the finger to the Seahawks sideline during Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals as he was wheeled off the field in the fourth quarter with a...

Only 2 NFL Players Took a Knee for the Anthem

Kaepernick praises Dolphins players

(Newser) - Last season, the Seattle Seahawks led the league when it came to the number of players willing to make a statement while the national anthem played. To start this season, that wave of Seahawks has dwindled to only two players. Linemen Duane Brown and Quinton Jefferson walked off the field...

NFL Gets 1st One-Handed Player
NFL Gets 1st
One-Handed
Player 

NFL Gets 1st One-Handed Player

Shaquem Griffin had left hand amputated as a child, gets drafted by Seahawks

(Newser) - The Seattle Seahawks used their fifth-round draft pick on Saturday to draft one Shaquem Griffin—and make a little history: The University of Central Florida linebacker has no left hand, reports People , having had it amputated as a child due to chronic pain. "I couldn’t breathe," Griffin...

Seahawks Nix Kaepernick Visit Over Anthem Issue

He's been without a team since 2016 season

(Newser) - The player who started the NFL anthem protests is still without a team—and it may stay that way for Colin Kaepernick unless he decides to leave on-field activism behind him. The Seattle Seahawks arranged a visit weeks ago, but it was postponed when the quarterback refused to say whether...

After Fans' Taunts, Ejected NFL Player Goes Into Stands

Seattle Seahawks' Quinton Jefferson tried to climb into stands after taunts, items hurled his way

(Newser) - The Seattle Seahawks lost to the Jacksonville Jaguars 30-24 in Florida on Sunday, and it resulted in what ESPN calls an "ugly ending" after tense final minutes between the opposing teams. Per USA Today , defensive lineman Quinton Jefferson was thrown out of the game toward the end of the...

More Than 30 Houston Texans Take a Knee to Protest Remark

Owner Bob McNair has apologized for 'inmates' comment

(Newser) - Dozens of Houston Texans made good on their promise to protest during the national anthem before their game against the Seattle Seahawks Sunday. More than 30 Texans took a knee during the anthem and several sat, USA Today reports. They were protesting Texans owner Bob McNair's remark that "...

Las Vegas Cops Dispute NFL Player's Allegations

Michael Bennett says he was targeted for being black

(Newser) - Police in Las Vegas have rejected Seattle Seahawks player Michael Bennett's claim that he was racially profiled during a shooting scare after the Mayweather-McGregor fight Aug. 26. Kevin McMahill, the undersheriff of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, told reporters Wednesday that as officers responded to a call about...

NFL Player Goes Public About Police Encounter

Michael Bennett says he was handcuffed, threatened for 'being a black man'

(Newser) - An NFL player is considering a civil rights lawsuit after he says Las Vegas police officers handcuffed him at gunpoint, threatened him, and used excessive force "for doing nothing more than simply being a black man in the wrong place at the wrong time." ESPN reports Michael Bennett...

Entire NFL Team May Take Action During National Anthem

The Seattle Seahawks may join Colin Kaepernick's protest as a team

(Newser) - Colin Kaepernick's protest of the national anthem appears to be snowballing. Two Seattle Seahawks players have insinuated they may do something as a team during the national anthem prior to Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins. "Anything we want to do, it's not going to be...

Ciara, Russell Wilson Engaged
 Ciara, Russell Wilson Engaged 

Ciara, Russell Wilson Engaged

Singer, NFL player make announcements on social media

(Newser) - Sorry, Seahawks fans : Russell Wilson and Ciara are engaged. The Seattle Seahawks quarterback posted a video on his Facebook page Friday showing himself next to Ciara, who was wearing a bright ring. "She said yes. Yeah! Making this thing happen. My baby," Wilson said. Ciara added : "I'...

NFL Playoff Game Expected to Be Historically Cold

Highs are expected to be at or below 1 degree at game time

(Newser) - For those cynical fans who believe hell will freeze over before the Minnesota Vikings win a championship, your time might have finally arrived. The forecast is calling for some incredibly cold temperatures when the Vikings take on the Seattle Seahawks in the first round of the NFL playoffs on Sunday....

Seahawks Fans Want to Break Up Ciara, Quarterback

They believe a breakup will inspire Russell Wilson

(Newser) - The Seattle Seahawks' 0-2 start has left many fans wondering what the problem is. Poor play calling? Too few touches for star tight end Jimmy Graham? The lack of a new Macklemore album? One group of 12s think they know what's hurting the Hawks: the ongoing relationship between singer...

Obit Lists Cause of Man's Death: the Seahawks

Michael Vedvik died hours after the team's Super Bowl loss

(Newser) - A lifelong Seattle Seahawks fan, Michael Vedvik died of a heart attack early Monday in his home in Kent, Wa., hours after his beloved team threw the fateful interception that cost them the Super Bowl . According to his obituary in the Spokesman-Review , Vedvik, 53, "loved his family, work, clients,...

Brady Throws End Zone Interception

 Patriots Win 
 Nail-Biter, 
 28-24 
Super Bowl XLIX

Patriots Win Nail-Biter, 28-24

Seahawks give up 10-point lead in second half

(Newser) - New England cornerback Malcolm Butler tonight stole Seattle's dream of a second straight championship, ESPN reports. With the Patriots leading 28-24 in the waning seconds of Super Bowl XLIX, the Seattle Seahawks drove down the field and even saw receiver Jermaine Kearse complete a miracle catch ( Bleacher Report...

Katy Perry Lets Out 'Roar' at Halftime
 Katy Perry 
 Lets Out 'Roar' 
 at Halftime 
super bowl xlix

Katy Perry Lets Out 'Roar' at Halftime

But did she diss Taylor Swift?

(Newser) - Did Katy Perry diss Taylor Swift , or just let out a huge roar? The pop princess emerged for her Super Bowl halftime show in a flaming dress riding an enormous mechanical beast and singing her hit song "Roar," reports the New York Times' Super Bowl Blog . As she...

Seahawks Stun Packers in OT for NFC Title
 Seahawks Stun 
 Packers in OT 
 for NFC Title 
nfl playoffs

Seahawks Stun Packers in OT for NFC Title

Russell Wilson throws winning TD to Jermaine Kearse

(Newser) - Russell Wilson hit Jermaine Kearse for a 35-yard touchdown 3:19 into overtime to lift the Seattle Seahawks to an improbable 28-22 victory over Green Bay in the NFC championship game. The Seahawks became the first defending champion to make the Super Bowl in 10 years, and will play the...

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