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News and notes from 2021 NFL Free Agency from the Seattle Seahawks

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Happy Sunday one and all.

We are ripping through free agency and heading towards the 2021 NFL Draft, which means it is time to check in with the NFC West to see what is going on.

Let’s keep it going with a look at the Seattle Seahawks from Field Gulls.

What the Seahawks gave up by refusing the Bears’ offer for Russell Wilson - Field Gulls
Russell Wilson trade speculation took a major hit this week. Reports emerged on Tuesday that the Seattle Seahawks informed the Chicago Bears that they will not be trading their star quarterback at...

Why the Seattle Seahawks were never going to spend big in 2021 free agency - Field Gulls
In the build up to free agency, many fans wanted the Seattle Seahawks to go big in free agency, dipping into the large talent pool that was out there in order to quickly improve the team. Whether...

How the Seattle Seahawks grade for first week of 2021 NFL free agency - Field Gulls
Nobody is equipped to grade the Seahawks on anything they do, but nobody is equipped to stop us from doing it, either. It’s a standoff that can only end in one way: you reading this far, then...

Seattle Seahawks aggressive, use void years to retain Chris Carson and Ethan Pocic - Field Gulls
Void years are one of the most aggressive tools available to NFL teams for the management of the current year’s salary cap at the expense of future seasons. In the past, the leadership of the S...

Why reports have DE Benson Mayowa re-signing with Seahawks 2 year deal - Field Gulls
According to multiple reports, the Seattle Seahawks and edge rusher Benson Mayowa have agreed on a contract, bringing Mayowa back to Seattle on his third contract with the team. Brady Henderson,...

Why Seahawks signed 49ers sacks leader Kerry Hyder to 3 year deal - Field Gulls
After the Seattle Seahawks re-signed defensive end Benson Mayowa to a 2-year contract earlier Tuesday, they have now dipped into the pool of available pass rushers again, signing former San...

Seattle Seahawks re-sign Jordan Simmons to one-year deal - Field Gulls
The Seattle Seahawks are keeping Jordan Simmons as key offensive line depth.

ESPN’s Brady Henderson reported that the former USC guard has agreed to a one-year deal to remain with the Seahawks,...

Cryptic tweet by Bruce Irvin suggests he may be retiring - Field Gulls
On Tuesday, the Seahawks announced the signings of Benson Mayowa and ex-49er Kerry Hyder. In doing so, Seattle seemed to be shutting the door on the possibility of re-signing former first-round...

Seattle Seahawks re-sign reserve offensive tackle Cedric Ogbuehi - Field Gulls
(Editor’s note: Welcome Wilson Conn to the Field Gulls staff!)

The Seattle Seahawks offensive line is shaping up to look quite similar in the 2021 season.

The team has made its latest signing in...

What is the structure of the contract of new Seahawks TE Gerald Everett - Field Gulls
Just a week ago the Seattle Seahawks were one of those conservative teams that had never used void years to dip into the salary cap of future years, but my how much has changed over the past seven...

Seattle Seahawks bringing back pass rusher Carlos Dunlap - Field Gulls
Kudos to ESPN’s Brady Henderson because he predicts these things.

The Seattle Seahawks cut Carlos Dunlap as a cap casualty, but with Jarran Reed on his way out, Dunlap is on his way back.

Seattle Seahawks are clear: consistency stays, inconsistency leaves - Field Gulls
A theme has arisen from how the Seattle Seahawks have handled free agency this month. Not so much with the newcomers, but the message has been loud and clear that consistency is king with the...

2021 NFL Draft shake-up: 49ers trade the farm to acquire 3rd overall pick from Dolphins - Field Gulls
Big news coming from a Seattle Seahawks division rival yet again.

The San Francisco 49ers just traded away four draft picks for the rights to the number three overall selection in this year's NFL...

Report: Seattle Seahawks one of two teams interested in Antonio Brown - Field Gulls
The Antonio Brown saga is not yet over, as Brad Spielberger of PFF reports that the Seahawks and Ravens are two teams still interested in pursuing the veteran wide receiver

Why reports have the Seattle Seahawks bringing back DT Al Woods - Field Gulls
It’s been an extremely busy week for the Seattle Seahawks in making moves on the defensive line. The week started with the team adding Benson Mayowa and Kerry Hyder before reports emerged Thursday...

Why the Seattle Seahawks officially released DT Jarran Reed on Friday - Field Gulls
After the Seattle Seahawks acquired offensive lineman Gabe Jackson in trade from the Las Vegas Raiders, the acquisitions they had already made, and were about to make required them to make tough...

Seattle Seahawks seem content with current group of wide receivers - Field Gulls
We’re essentially through two weeks of NFL free agency and a very stacked wide receiver class has largely been signed or re-signed. JuJu Smith-Schuster stayed with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Kenny...