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Russell Wilson Finally Got Himself Paid

Russell Wilson has been an NFL oddity the last few seasons: a franchise quarterback making peanuts. This is because he was drafted in the third round, and the CBA makes it impossible for any player drafted that late—no matter how quickly they may rise to stardom—to earn more than a couple million dollars during their… » 7/31/15 10:29am Friday 10:29am

Report: Marshawn Lynch's Biopic Won't Be Released Because It's So Bad

The internet was treated in February to roughly four minutes of sloppily edited footage featuring Marshawn Lynch for what appeared to be a biopic based on the Seahawks running back. (Watch it here.) Those four minutes are apparently all the public will get, because Family First is reportedly never seeing the light of… » 7/07/15 3:00pm 7/07/15 3:00pm

Marshawn Lynch Dives Into "End Zone" Full Of Skittles On Conan

The notably media-reluctant Marshawn Lynch has been popping up on TV a bit more in the offseason, and was Conan O’Brien’s guest tonight as the late night talker set up an “end zone” full of Skittles for the star running back to dive backward into. He even did his signature dick grab. » 6/30/15 12:04am 6/30/15 12:04am

Hotel Manager Says Frank Clark Threatened To “Hit You Like I Hit Her”

Hotel manager Stephanie Burkhardt says Seahawks rookie Frank Clark threatened her following an incident in which the former Michigan star defensive end is accused of punching his then-girlfriend. Burkhardt told police of Clark’s threat to “hit you like I hit her” during the original police investigation, and repeated… » 5/09/15 2:51pm 5/09/15 2:51pm

The NFL's Response To Domestic Violence Is Only Making Things Worse

Let’s get these out of the way early, so we can hopefully head off the most common criticisms that follow any story on athletes and domestic violence. No, we don’t think abusers should be banned from the NFL and forever exiled to Kolyma for their crimes. No, there is nothing wrong with teams signing or drafting… » 5/07/15 2:30pm 5/07/15 2:30pm

The Seahawks Didn't Care Whether Frank Clark Punched A Woman

The Seattle Seahawks went on the defensive when they drafted former Michigan defensive end Frank Clark, who was kicked off his college team after being arrested on charges of domestic violence last November. Facing criticism of the second-round selection, team executives claimed that they had conducted a thorough… » 5/05/15 10:24am 5/05/15 10:24am

Doug Baldwin Reveals Football-Pooping Celebration Was For Darrelle Revis

Doug Baldwin commemorated his Super Bowl lead-extending touchdown catch by pretending either to poop out the football, or on it. (It's not clear which, but no one saw it anyway; NBC's director cut away in time, warned by the voice of his vigilant dead mother. Thankfully, it was filmed from the stands.) But the bigger… » 2/17/15 8:51am 2/17/15 8:51am

How Players Manage To Scalp Their Super Bowl Tickets

The MMQB's Robert Klemko has a great story about a ticket broker hustling his way through the crazy, somewhat-shady secondary ticket market that sprung up at this year's Super Bowl. There's a lot of good stuff in here, including an answer to the question we've all found ourselves asking: Do players in the Super Bowl… » 2/10/15 12:32pm 2/10/15 12:32pm