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Century Links 6/23: Are Escalating QB Contracts Fair to Teams?


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Seahawks’ Russell Wilson now seventh-highest paid QB after Oakland’s Derek Carr signs big deal | The Seattle Times
Some thoughts on Russell Wilson's contract with Oakland's Derek Carr signing a new deal re-setting the QB market on Thursday.

5 Most Important Players For Future Of Seahawks
Perhaps more than any other organization in the NFL outside of New England, the Seattle Seahawks are built as a true team...

Seahawks' Russell Wilson now 7th in NFL QB deals with Derek Carr's jackpot | The News Tribune
The reported annual contract value for Carr’s extension Friday with the Raiders is $25 million. That’s $3.1 million more per year than Wilson got from the Seahawks two years ago. Carr, 26, has zero playoff starts, a dozen fewer than Wilson, 28.

2017 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Seahawks looking for rebound year -
Russell Wilson and new Seahawks running back Eddie Lacy are looking to rebound in 2017 after a down year in 2016. Fantasy owners should be excited about both players, as well as Doug Baldwin and Jimmy Graham.

Who Should be the Backup QB with the Seahawks?
Who Should be the Backup QB with the Seahawks? Seattle thought about Kaepernick, signed Austin Davis and still have Boykin. Who should backup Wilson?

Seahawks Team With Seattle Professional Sports Franchises To Champion LGBTQ Equality | Seattle Seahawks
The Seahawks, Sounders FC, Mariners, Reign FC and Storm are partnering in an "unprecedented effort" to champion LGBTQ equality.

Seahawks Defensive End Cassius Marsh "A Link Between Two Worlds" at 'Magic: The Gathering' Grand Prix Las Vegas | Seattle Seahawks
Cassius Marsh was a special guest at the recently wrapped-up 'Magic: The Gathering' Grand Prix Las Vegas, where the Seahawks defensive end was a special guest who helped bring two unfamiliar communities together.

Podcast Player - Chargers defensive tackle Brandon Mebane on rental discrimination in LA
Former Seahawks defensive tackle and current Los Angeles Charger Brandon Mebane talks about the discrimination he has faced in trying to move to LA.

Podcast Player - How will other QB deals affect Russell Wilson?

Does Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott deserve to be ranked the 14th-best player in the NFL? How will Russell Wilson be affected by the other deals for top NFL quarterbacks? Would it be a disappointment for Washington to not make it back to the College Football Playoff?

Podcast Player - Was Jarrod Dyson's bunt to break up a perfect game against unwritten rules?

Mike Salk and Brock Huard discuss Jarrod Dyson's bunt single that broke up Justin Verlander's perfect game and keyed the Mariners to a win on Wednesday night.

Drew Stanton, Blaine Gabbert competing to backup Carson Palmer | ProFootballTalk

The Cardinals will have an interesting training camp battle between two players they hope never see the field. Drew Stanton and Blaine Gabbert will compete for the job behind starting quarterback Carson Palmer.

Jeremy Kerley isn’t fond of former Jets offensive coordinator Chan Gailey | ProFootballTalk

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Jeremy Kerley isn't going to mince words when it comes to his opinion on Chan Gailey. Kerley played under Gailey with the New York Jets in 2015. It was his worst season as a pro as Kerley caught just 16 passes for 152 yards and two touchdowns with the Jets.

QBs have fared well the season after signing big deal -

After Raiders quarterback Derek Carr landed his big deal Thursday, we wondered how QBs have fared the year following their big contract signings. Here's a look at the most recent cases.

Andy Reid signs contract extension with Chiefs -

The Kansas City Chiefs announced that coach Andy Reid signed a contract extension. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Reid had been headed into the fifth and final year of his contract.

Kansas City Chiefs, GM John Dorsey agree to part ways -

The Kansas City Chiefs and general manager John Dorsey agreed to part ways on Thursday, Chiefs Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt announced. Dorsey had been with the team since 2013.

Saints sign first-rounder pick OT Ryan Ramczyk -

The New Orleans Saints announced they have signed their first-round pick, offensive lineman Ryan Ramczyk. Ramczyk is expected to help the team fill in for injured OL Terron Armstead.