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Panthers make it official: Scott Fitterer is their new GM

Jan. 14, 2021 10:30 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have hired Seattle Seahawks vice president of football operations Scott Fitterer to become their new general manager. The team said Fitterer agreed to a five-year contract late Thursday night after being offered earlier in the day. “We thought Scott was the best...

Seahawks agree to contract extension with GM John Schneider

Jan. 12, 2021 6:30 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have agreed to a contract extension with general manager John Schneider that will keep him tied to the franchise through the 2027 draft. The Seahawks announced Schneider’s extension on Tuesday, three days after their season ended in a 30-20 loss to the Los...

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2020, file photo, Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The Dallas Cowboys agreed to terms Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, with former Atlanta coach Quinn as defensive coordinator, turning over a unit that was among the worst in franchise history to someone who built his reputation on defense in Seattle. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Cowboys pick ex-Atlanta coach Quinn as defensive coordinator

Jan. 11, 2021 7:52 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys agreed to terms Monday with former Atlanta coach Dan Quinn as defensive coordinator, turning over a unit that was among the worst in franchise history to someone who built his reputation on defense in Seattle. Quinn was already on the hot seat with the Falcons before...

FILE - Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald sacks Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson during the second half of an NFL football game in Seattle, in this Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, file photo. Donald was selected Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, to The Associated Press All-Pro Team. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)

Donald, Kelce unanimous AP All-Pros; Rodgers, Henry chosen

Jan. 8, 2021 3:22 PM EST

Dynamic defensive star Aaron Donald and unstoppable tight end Travis Kelce were unanimous choices Friday for The Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team. Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers was selected for the third time, finishing ahead of Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes in voting from a nationwide panel of 50 media...

Los Angeles Rams quarterback John Wolford (9) reacts with teammates during the second half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Inglewood, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Round 3: Seahawks host division rival Rams to open playoffs

Jan. 7, 2021 6:37 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — In the immediate aftermath of clinching a return to the playoffs, Aaron Donald made perfectly clear he was thrilled to be getting his wish. The Los Angeles Rams defensive star wanted another shot at Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks. “They got the division, and they were happy...

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) leaves the field after an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. The Seahawks won 26-23. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Seahawks flying a bit less on offense heading into playoffs

Jan. 4, 2021 5:39 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Take away one 40-point outburst in early December and the general feeling is the Seattle Seahawks' offense that was flying earlier in the season is about to enter the playoffs in more of a slog. That would be the outside view. Pete Carroll sees nothing wrong with the way the Seahawks are...

Seattle Seahawks strong safety Ryan Neal (35) and Seattle Seahawks free safety D.J. Reed (29) celebrate a play during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 20-9. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Seahawks playing for big stakes in finale vs. 49ers

Dec. 31, 2020 3:47 PM EST

The stakes for this season’s finale between fierce NFC West rivals Seattle and San Francisco are far more one-sided that a year ago. Instead of a prime-time showdown for a division title, the Seahawks are fighting for the possibility of a first-round bye, while the 49ers are playing out the string of a...

Seattle Seahawks tight end Jacob Hollister (86) celebrating his touchdown with teammate Seattle Seahawks center Ethan Pocic (77) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Seahawks can close out NFC West title with win over Rams

Dec. 24, 2020 3:53 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — From jumping out to the best record in the NFC early on, to a midseason swoon that had them tumble as possible contenders, the Seattle Seahawks go into the final two weeks where they hoped they would be. The route may have been circuitous at times, but Pete Carroll’s crew will...

Packers, Seahawks, Ravens, Chiefs each have 7 Pro Bowlers

Dec. 21, 2020 7:57 PM EST

Led by their star quarterbacks, the Seattle Seahawks, Kansas City Chiefs and Green Bay Packers each had seven players selected to the Pro Bowl. The Baltimore Ravens also had seven players chosen. Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes joins Buffalo's Josh Allen and Houston's Deshaun Watson as the AFC quarterbacks. For the...

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, right, scrambles against the New York Jets during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Rivera trying to get Washington where Carroll's Seahawks are

Dec. 18, 2020 5:03 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Quarterback Russell Wilson and linebacker Bobby Wagner already are assured of a ninth consecutive winning season — every year they’ve been in the NFL with the Seahawks. A victory or a tie at Washington on Sunday would put Seattle in the playoffs for the eighth time in that...