7:35 PM EDT, Mon September 01, 2014
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Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman: Seattle glad new rules emphasis is there "because it will give people less excuses''

Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman held his weekly session with the media today, and among the topics was the NFL's new emphasis this season on calling illegal contact and defensive holding.
Seahawks sign WR/PR/KR Bryan Walters to active roster, so Earl Thomas may not be returning punts after all

Seahawks sign WR/PR/KR Bryan Walters to active roster, so Earl Thomas may not be returning punts after all

All of you adverse to risk — at least when it comes to Seattle’s All-Pro safety being a standing target for opponents on 40-yard sprints right at him — rejoice! The Seahawks have signed back wide receiver/punt returner/kick returner Bryan Walters to their active roster three days after releasing him among their final preseason cuts. Walters is back on the practice field here at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Renton right now wearing his familiar No. 19. The team announced the move about 90 minutes after Pete Carroll was asked during his weekly press conference today here at the...

Seahawks notes: Kevin Norwood and Bruce Irvin have a chance to play Thursday, and more

Lots of personnel notes to pass along from the VMAC today from Pete Carroll's press conference today. ... --- Carroll said WR Kevin Norwood and DE Bruce Irvin are back to practice this week and each have a chance to play Thursday against the Packers. --- Carroll says cornerback Jeremy Lane will practice this week and "we'll see what that means.'' Lane missed the Raiders game with a hamstring injury. --- CB Tharold Simon remains battling a sore foot, Carroll said and "we'll see how he makes it through the week.'' --- DL Cassius Marsh is back to practice after hurting his hip against the...

Seahawks roster changes: Walters comes back to 53-man roster, and Seahawks add DE Warmsley and DB Aubrey

The Seahawks announced a few changes and additions to its practice squad today, including the return of receiver Bryan Walters to the 53-man roster, with the team releasing receiver Phil Bates. Walters was released in the cutdown to 53 on Saturday with Bates one of seven receivers on the initial 53-man roster. And for what it's worth, there doesn't appear to be any sort of financial incentive to having brought back Walters now and waiving Bates as opposed to just keeping Walters in the first place. Coach Pete Carroll said today that the team had "eight or nine'' receivers he would have liked...