Ian Rapoport mentions that the Seahawks are unable to trade CBRichard Sherman this offseason until he’s able to pass a physical, as he’s still recovering from two Achilles surgeries and is expected to be out until the start of training camp.
Seahawks HC Pete Carroll said he was excited to be reunited with new DC Ken Norton: “The opportunity to get Kenny back in the program, just a remarkable individual. Energy and juice and leadership that he brings, it’s a rare opportunity.” (Matt Schneidman)
Seahawks GM John Schneider said Friday that there are “no untouchables” this time of year when asked about players possibly being on the trading block. (Bob Condotta)
Regarding whether they’ll franchise free agent DT Sheldon Richardson, Schneider said: “At this point, we still have time to franchise or transition tag him. My thoughts philosophically is if you have to use it you use it.” (Sirius XM NFL Radio)
As for the reports that DE Michael Bennett is on the trading block, Schneider said: “This time of the year it is just apart of the business. Just whispers at this point.” (Sirius XM NFL Radio)