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Seahawks Executive VP/GM John Schneider signs contract extension through the 2027 Draft

(SEATTLE)- According to seahawks.com, John Schneider, the general manager who helped build the Seattle Seahawks into one of the NFL's best franchises over the past decade, is sticking around well into the current one. Schneider, who is in his 11th season as the general manager of the Seahawks, signed a contract extension that will keep him in Seattle through the 2027 draft. Schneider's extension comes just a few months after Seahawks coach Pete Carroll signed an extension through the 2025 season, meaning the duo that has guided the Seahawks to the most successful era in franchise history is sticking together   read more

Seahawks part ways with Offensive Coordinator Brian Schottenheimer

(SEATTLE)- According to seahawks.com, the Seattle Seahawks announced Tuesday that they have parted ways with Brian Schottenheimer, who has served as the team's offensive coordinator for the past three seasons. "Brian Schottenheimer is a fantastic person and coach and we thank him for the last three years. Citing philosophical differences, we have parted ways," the Seahawks announced in a statement. In 2020, the Seahawks finished eighth in the league in scoring at 28.7 points per game and 17th in total offense, averaging 369.5 yards per game. Seattle's 2020 point total was the highest in franchise history.   read more

Mariners reach deals with all 3 arbitration eligible players

(SEATTLE)- According to mariners.com, the Seattle Mariners agreed to terms with all three of their arbitration-eligible players on Friday, signing shortstop J.P. Crawford, catcher Tom Murphy and right-hander Rafael Montero to one-year deals. Every 40-man roster player is now under contract for the 2021 season. Friday was the deadline for clubs and eligible-arbitration players to exchange contract figures, and the Mariners were able to avoid arbitration hearings with all three players. The club hasn’t gone to a hearing since 2014 with Tom Wilhelmsen.   read more

Damien Lewis named to PFWA All-Rookie Team

(SEATTLE)- According to seahawks.com, Seattle Seahawks guard Damien Lewis, a third-round pick out of LSU who started all 16 games, was recognized by the Pro Football Writers of America, which named him to its All-Rookie Team as one of the two guards selected along with New England's Mike Onwenu. Lewis is the first Seahawks player to make the PFWA All-Rookie Team since Michael Dickson in 2018, and the first offensive player since Ethan Pocic was selected as one of the guards in 2017. The PFWA also announced its All-NFL, All-NFC and All-AFC Teams this week, and two Seahawks were selected to   read more