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It’s been a long offseason for every team. Most are now done.

The Seahawks, like the Broncos, are done a day early, ending things after Wednesday’s practice by canceling Thursday’s scheduled minicamp session.

Seattle now is on a six-week break, getting an extra day of vacation as a reward from coach Mike Macdonald for their hard work.

Couldn’t be happier with the effort,” Macdonald told reporters, via Corbin Smith of SI.com. “That’s what I was just telling them. The effort, the intent, the energy, the attitude, all of the things we’re asking them to do, they responded every day, and I’m just really excited about where we’re at. We’ve been going at it . We had the extra week [teams get for having a new head coach], so I felt like it was an opportunity to get out of here healthy and have a great offseason.”

The Seahawks canceled their final organized team activity last week to attend a team event. The team visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord, a major Army installation located near Lakewood, Washington.


Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf had played for only one head coach during his NFL career until this offseason, when Pete Carroll was fired and replaced by Mike Macdonald.

Metcalf says he’s happy playing for Macdonald, but he misses Carroll, and was disappointed to see the Seahawks fire him.

I love Pete,” Metcalf said, via the News-Tribune. “He’s the one. He’s the reason that I’m standing right here in front of y’all, along with John [Schneider]. He was a great coach for me. Can’t dismiss what he did for me and this organization, you know, before I got here and when I got here. He’s a great coach, a Hall of Fame-caliber coach, in my opinion. But, just sad to see somebody lose their job like that.”

Metcalf continues to talk to Carroll.

“I’ve had conversations with him since then. He’s doing good,” Metcalf said. “That’s all I can do, is keep in contact with him, because he gave me an opportunity to play in this league.”

This year represents a big change for the many Seahawks veterans who have never played for anyone but Carroll.


Two of the NFL’s first-year head coaches will prepare for their debut seasons by practicing with each other.

The Seahawks and Titans announced that they will hold joint practices ahead of a preseason game in Nashville this summer. The teams will work out together on August 14 and 15 before playing on August 17.

It is the 12th time that the Titans have hosted joint practices since 1999, but the first time that head coach Brian Callahan will be running the team for the sessions. He’ll be joined by fellow neophyte Mike Macdonald, who is succeeding Pete Carroll as the head coach in Seattle.

The Seahawks also visited the Titans in Week 16 last year and got a 20-17 win over a Ryan Tannehill-led Titans offense.


The Seahawks have gone through the offseason with only two quarterbacks on their roster, but they’re bringing in a third passer before their mandatory minicamp.

Quarterback P.J. Walker officially signed with the Seahawks today, putting him on the roster for minicamp this week.

Teams typically have at least three quarterbacks on the roster at this time of year, as it’s hard to conduct practice sessions for all their wide receivers, tight ends and running backs if they don’t have at least three quarterbacks. Geno Smith is the Seahawks’ starter, Sam Howell is their backup, and now Walker is No. 3.

To make room on the 90-player roster, the Seahawks cut nose tackle Buddha Jones, who goes on waivers with an injured designation.

Walker started two games for the Browns last year but did not play well, throwing one touchdown pass and five interceptions and completing just 48.6 percent of his passes.


The Seahawks will wrap up their offseason work with a minicamp this week and they will also be taking a look at a potential addition to their offense.

Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that wide receiver Robbie Chosen will be taking part in their minicamp on a tryout basis. The minicamp begins on Tuesday and runs through Thursday.

Chosen bounced between the active roster and the practice squad with the Dolphins last season. He appeared in nine games and caught four passes for 126 yards and a touchdown. He split the 2022 season between the Panthers and Cardinals and also played for the Jets earlier in his career.

DK Metcalf, Tyler Lockett and Jaxson Smith-Njigba are the top three wideouts in Seattle. Jake Bobo, Laviska Shenault, Dee Eskridge and Dareke Young are among the wideouts vying for roles behind them.