Russell Wilson, Ciara abstain for religious reasons (1:43)
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8hBill Barnwell

Grantland: What to do about Russell Wilson?

Everyone agrees that Seattle's franchise QB has earned a new contract, but for how much and how long? Let's break down both sides of the argument and see if there's a happy medium to be found.

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What to do about Russell Wilson

Bill Barnwell writes that Russell Wilson is due for a raise, but it won't be for $25 million per year. Why not

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Seattle's defense creeping up in age

Don't look now, but the Seahawks' defense is slowly becoming one of the league's older units. With key players like Michael Bennett turning 30 this year, Seattle's D looks more suited for the present than the future. Schatz: Defenses built to win now (Insider)

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13hAaron Schatz

Schatz: Five defenses built to win now

Aaron Schatz uses Football Outsiders' snap-weighted age metric to determine which defenses are getting older and making a concerted effort to win now.

Seahawks know Palmer makes the Cardinals tougher

Josh Weinfuss asks how will the Seahawks compete with the Cardinals now that Carson Palmer should return from an ACL injury. Seattle beat Arizona twice last season, but didn’t play against Palmer last year. NFC West Roundtable

Which NFL defenses are built to win right now? (2:20)
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Wilson would clean up with no cap

Imagine the kind of contracts Russell Wilson and Dez Bryant could command if there was no salary cap in the NFL. Kevin Seifert did the math. Staggering numbers

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Russell Wilson + No Salary cap = $$$?

The Seahawks don't want anyone other than Russell Wilson as their QB. So, they'll have to pay big bucks to keep him. But what if there were no salary cap? How much would Wilson be worth? Asking the experts

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6dJason Reid

Reid: Cap cruel to elite stars like QB Wilson

There's something wrong with the kind of system that results in superstar athletes like Russell Wilson getting squeezed or LeBron James being outearned, Jason Reid writes.

Seattle's Offense Is Primed To Win Now

With Marshawn Lynch (29) and Jimmy Graham (29) the elder statesmen on the offensive side, expect Seattle to once again compete for the NFC crown with a young and hungry unit. Offenses built to win now (Insider)

How does the salary cap affect the NFL? (4:13)


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