Eagles Out of Weaver Sweepstakes

by: Michael Steffes That is, if you can even consider it a sweepstakes at this point. The Eagles appear to have moved on from their interest in FB Leonard Weaver. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, “there were indications yesterday that that Weaver will be playing somewhere other than Philadelphia next year.” This is probably another […]

Peterson Didn’t Refuse Pay Cut

by: William P. Tomisser Clare Farnsworth of the Seattle P-I has brought an assertion into the saga of the Julian Peterson trade that Peterson never refused to take a pay cut, as had been widely circulated as the reason Seattle made the trade. A team spokesperson has stated that the situation never got to the […]

Trading Down?

by: Chris Sullivan A number of Addicts, myself included, have expressed interest in the Hawks trading down picks. The teams use a pretty well-established trade value chart which you can find here. I took a look at it today and broke down the first couple rounds to see what trades might be made for the […]

Who Replaces Peterson?

by: Michael Steffes One of the biggest questions that will now surround the Seahawks for the next 41 days is who will replace JP? In another interesting article rising from the aftermath of yesterday’s trade, John McGrath of the Tacoma News Tribune takes a look at this question. He takes an look at Tim Ruskell’s […]

Balanced Defense?

by: Michael Steffes There has been plenty of talk this year about the team finally achieving some balance on the offensive side of the ball. Jerry Brewer has a different look at the exciting events from yesterday. He stakes the claim that trading JP wasn’t about production, or about money, but about balancing the defense. […]

Lazor Attends Pro Day

by: Chris Sullivan Bill Lazor was one of five QB coaches in attendance at the Kansas State University pro day to watch Josh Freeman. Freeman is the 6’6″ (almost) 252 lbs quarterback with pretty good numbers. Scouts love him because he’s a decent QB from a small school and they love to be the one […]

Ruskell Speaks on Redding

by: Michael Steffes The Hawks have officially announced the trade. After thanking JP for his contributions to both team and community, something I think we all can agree on, he gave some insight into the team’s feelings on Cory Redding: “Cory Redding is a guy we’ve had our eye on for some time,” said Ruskell. […]

Laury and Lewis Re-Sign

by: Michael Steffes As could rightfully have been expected, especially now with the chance to compete for a starting job, Seahawk UFA’s DD Lewis and Lance Laury have inked new deals. Thanks to Danny 0’Neil for the scoop. The team really had to have these two back. No details are available yet, but both players […]

Aaron Curry: No Sure Thing

by: Michael Steffes Many of the Hawks fans around the web seem to be linking the Peterson/Redding deal to the Hawks drafting Aaron Curry. I am not sure this is the case. The Hawks will obviously now have the option of taking Curry if he falls, but I am not sure that they see him […]

Hawks Get Redding and a Fifth

by: Michael Steffes According to Alex Marvez and as noted by Clare Farnsworth, the Hawks have shipped Julian Peterson to the Lions for Cory Redding and the Lions’ fifth round pick. Redding has also redone his deal to accommodate the Hawks. More will be revealed on that I am sure. Personally I really like this […]

Redding’s scouting report

by: Chris Sullivan From the always excellent Scouts: A five-year veteran with good size and athleticism, Redding has been extremely durable for an interior defensive lineman and has been consistent as a run-stopper. He played hard with toughness and intensity last season despite the fact that his sack total dwindled from eight in 2006 to […]

Seahawks After Redding?

by: Chris Sullivan Pro Football Talk is reporting a trade rumor — the Seahawks are going after the Detroit Lions’ former franchise player, defensive tackle Cory Redding. Redding is a 6-year veteran in the league, but only 28 years old, and has the versatility to play both end and tackle. After moving to tackle in […]

Sando Confirms Softy’s Story on Peterson

by: William P. Tomisser Mike Sando has confirmed Dave “Softy” Mahler’s story on KJR yesterday in which he said that the Seahawks have asked Julian Peterson to take a pay cut. The link confirming the story is here. Sando thinks the move could be premature: It’s not my money, but releasing Peterson seems premature and […]

Peterson in Jeopardy?

by: Chris Sullivan Dave “Softy” Mahler reported this afternoon that there is a threat that Julian Peterson may be cut or traded sometime soon. According to Mahler: The Seahawks could either trade Peterson or release him. Apparently, Peterson was asked by the team to take a pay cut, but he refused We’ll see soon enough […]

Hawks Work Out Versatile Draft Prospect

by: Michael Steffes Word on the street is that the Seahawks had Cincy DE/TE prospect Conner Barwin into Renton today for a work out (no link). This is according to Ed Thompson of the Scout Network. This is an interesting player for the Hawks to look at. There are differing opinions on Barwin. He seemed […]