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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2020, file photo, Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson waits to run onto the field for the team's NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia. Speaking to the media for the first time since the end of last season, Wilson didn't care to talk about the game that’s helped make him famous. “To be honest with you, I don’t even want to talk about football right now,” Wilson said during a video conference Wednesday, June 3.

Seahawks' Wilson: 'I don't even want to talk about football'

Jun. 3, 2020 7:49 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Speaking to the media for the first time since the end of last season, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson didn't care to talk about the game that’s helped make him famous. “To be honest with you, I don’t even want to talk about football right now,”...

Seahawks sign fourth-round pick TE Colby Parkinson

Jun. 2, 2020 7:06 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have signed tight end Colby Parkinson, the first of the team's 2020 draft picks to sign. Parkinson's signing was listed on the official NFL transactions on Tuesday. Seattle made eight picks in the April draft. Parkinson was taken with the first of Seattle's two...

FILE - In this May 24, 2019, file photo, Megan Rapinoe, a member of the United States women's national soccer team, speaks to reporters during a news conference in New York. Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, soccer star Megan Rapinoe and three-time WNBA champion Sue Bird will preside over The ESPYS two-hour broadcast airing June 21 on ESPN. All three live in the Seattle area. Rapinoe and Bird are partners who share a household, which conveniently eases some logistics. Wilson’s singer-wife, Ciara, is likely to make an appearance, too.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Wilson, Rapinoe, Bird to host remote ESPYS feting heroism

May. 26, 2020 11:52 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a way different kind of year, and so The ESPYs will be, too. For the first time, the show will feature three hosts in remote settings and a changed focus. Instead of honoring the past year's top athletes and moments in sports, the show is celebrating heroism and humanitarian...

FILE - In this July 25, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers' Bruce Irvin (55) stretches during practice at the NFL football team's training camp in Spartanburg, S.C. Irvin jumped at the chance to return to Seattle this offseason, but his reunion with the Seahawks comes with the expectation he can help a lackluster pass rush. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

Bruce Irvin relishes chance to get another run with Seattle

May. 19, 2020 6:22 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — While sitting at home and watching the playoffs on TV last season, Bruce Irvin felt a desire to somehow find his way back to where his NFL career began. The pull was so strong that Irvin reached out to one of his former teammates following the Seattle Seahawks' playoff win over...

FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots wide receiver Phillip Dorsett, left, runs from New York Jets cornerback Nate Hairston (21) on the way for a touchdown after a reception during an NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass. Dorsett has never set foot in Seattle or anywhere in the Pacific Northwest. Not as a player in either of his previous NFL stops. Not in college. Not just for a random trip. He hasn’t even seen in person the the place he'll practice after signing with the Seattle Seahawks whenever the facility becomes available to use. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Dorsett hoping decision to move to Seahawks will pay off

May. 12, 2020 6:47 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Phillip Dorsett has never set foot in Seattle or anywhere in the Pacific Northwest. Not as a player in either of his previous NFL stops. Not in college. Not even for a random trip. Needless to say, he hasn’t personally seen the place where he will eventually practice after...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen warms up prior to the team's NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in Charlotte, N.C. Released by Carolina in late January, Olsen eventually signed a $7 million, one-year deal with the Seattle Seahawks in February after considering Washington and Buffalo as other potential landing spots. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, File)

Olsen learning Seahawks system during a different offseason

May. 5, 2020 6:54 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Every day he has a meeting scheduled, Greg Olsen leaves his house in Charlotte, North Carolina, and travels a few minutes away to the office where his foundation is located. In an NFL offseason where virtual learning has become the norm, Olsen is appreciative of having a place to...

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2020, file photo, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The NFL Draft is April 23-25. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Seahawks' biggest offseason makeover is on offensive line

Apr. 29, 2020 5:57 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — When the Seattle Seahawks finally take the field again, their offensive line will look nothing like it did a year ago after the team used a flurry of free agent signings and draft picks to complete an extensive makeover. “We think we have the best quarterback in the National...

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Sean McVay looks up at the scoreboard during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Houston. A year ago at this time, the Los Angeles Rams were fresh off a Super Bowl trip and back-to-back NFC West titles. Now they seem to be looking up at the competition in the NFL's toughest division. (AP Photo/Kevin M. Cox, File)

Rams chasing 49ers, Seahawks, Cards in power-packed NFC West

Apr. 28, 2020 3:20 PM EDT

A year ago, the Los Angeles Rams were fresh off a Super Bowl trip and back-to-back NFC West titles, feeling good about where they stood in the division. Now they seem to be looking up at the competition in the NFL’s toughest division. While the Rams got rid of cornerstone players Todd Gurley and Brandin...

AP Source: Seahawks releasing veterans Britt, Fluker

Apr. 26, 2020 10:16 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks are releasing Justin Britt and D.J. Fluker in a major overhaul of their offensive line that clears significant salary cap space. A person with knowledge of the move told The Associated Press on Sunday that Britt had been informed he is being released, ending six...

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2020, file photo, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The NFL Draft is April 23-25. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Seattle opts for experience over projects in draft class

Apr. 25, 2020 9:29 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks were not in search of projects in this year's NFL draft. That might have to do with the changes to this offseason made necessary by the coronavirus pandemic. Known for gambling on players with potential to develop, the Seahawks appeared to seek a bit more certainty this...