Holmgren Declines Position with Team

Seahawks announce tonight that Mike Holmgren has turned down a “Senior Leadership” role with the team. Details to emerge soon. Here is the statement from the Seahawks: “After a series of respectful discussions, Mike has declined our offer to rejoin the team given the structure we proposed,” team CEO Tod Leiweke said in the statement. “We hold Mike in high regard and wish the Holmgren family the very best with their new horizons.”

Holmgren released this statement right after the Seahawks: “I sincerely thank Paul Allen and Tod for all their support over the years” Holmgren said in the team’s press release. “I thank them for reaching out to me and we conclude these discussions as friends.”

This could mean that Holmgren will take the Cleveland Browns job. Stay tuned.

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