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May 12, 2022Liked by Seaside Joe

I doubt QB will be in play for a FA contract. If they're just going to spend the money saved by trading Russell (and then some) on Lamar Jackson, then what was the point. I imagine the QB plan has to be great value from a rookie contract, or trade for decent value veteran starter. A lot of next year's free agency decisions will depend on what we see out of our young players this year, obviously, but LB, CB, WR, and interior O and D line all seem like good things to throw money at. Jordan Brooks and Roquan Smith together is a drool-worthy proposition.

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I agree 100% that trading for a QB isn't happening. But if Baker or someone with more talent than those in the current QB room becomes available, they're GOING to pursue. That they went after DeShaun should be remembered. I'd love to hear Kenneth's take on how hard he feels we went after Watson. Mike Salk has stated in front of Huard, Heaps, Joe Fann and anybody who would normally call "bullshit" (hoping there's not a sensitive curse word checker on Seaside Joe) on such a statement if it weren't true -that we targeted him. And in each case all went forward with their thoughts on Drew Lock or whatever and didn't argue the suggestion (or agree with it. to be fair). But Pete's "2nd Chances" rant was the point I came to the same conclusion before I even heard Salk on that. I said aloud to where my wife could hear -"Oh shit, we're getting DeShaun Watson." I was wrong. We just made a play for his services and Cleveland beat us out.

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Maybe the timing was off to be talking about next years money. Seems we swerved a bit out of our lanes

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For pure excitement, and a chance to win the Super Bowl I would love to have Lamar Jackson. However unless there is some unknown friction in Baltimore that's off the table.

The ideal scenario would be for us to draft Graysome Mcall or somebody like him. A proven method of winning, is to strike it rich with a dynamic rookie quarterback. This is a pure guess on my part, I think Mathew Stafford was paid the largest percentage of the salary cap for any Super Bowl.inning quarterback. At the very least he must be close. The future does look bright for Seattle. Just think get some young talented rookie QB and you still have a fortune to pay free agents. I can only think of DK and guard Lewis that need to be paid for 2023 or sign the contract in DKs case this summer before training cap.

I was just listening to the Shay Shay podcast with DK. I am almost certain one of the criteria Seattle uses in drafting players is how well spoken they are. The next time you listen to one of the Seahawks players interviews think about what I said. You will be amazed, I haven't heard a poor speaker in a long while. Victoria Chris

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You know something? I could 'care less.' ... So tired of realizing that "Money Makes The World Go 'Round," and which nowadays invades and infects every phase of ALL sports, amateur OR pro.. I don't care what Pete thinks! Pete is NOT the King of Siam or anywhere else! If there IS a 'problem' with $$$, let Seattle management solve it. They brought all of this down on their own heads, didn't they? --- I can't wait for the BRONCO season to begin ... I'll be watching Russell Wilson. :)

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What a weird comment

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Don't worry about it, I'm a weird ol' gal! Read the whole 'spiel' all about $$$ and lost it!

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You do realize that the reason Russ isn't here isn't because of Pete as much as it is Russell though, right? Or at least Mark Rodgers has more to do with him being a Bronco than Pete. We weren't going to be able to pay him a guaranteed salary or tie it to a percentage of the cap like he wanted. And if he's gone in 2 years and you find yourself in a position where you can lose him or sell high; that's a no-brainer. As an NC guy who watched him live many times playing both at NC State and for my hometown minor league baseball team, few people were bigger Russell Wilson fans that I am. But even I have made peace with the trade now.

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I'm personally rooting for the Broncos to have the type season that nets us a high draft pick, but no hard feelings to someone who was more a Russ fan than a Seahawks fan. He's a special player and nice man, if a bit (okay, a lot) cheesy. I have a feeling every 12 out there is going to miss him when whoever starts game 1 for us takes his first snap.

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Every is a big word and not one that applies here. Many 12s were tired of Wilson for a variety of legitimate reasons. After an off-season of rumors he wanted to control more or get traded leading to a season where even he was humiliated by his poor performance the trade will probably prove good for everyone.

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Oops! My error (below) is that it was "some guy named Channing Crowder" and not Ciara's ex, who had called Wilson "too square." Of all people, D.K. Metcalf rode to the rescue and bragged about Wilson. Ya gotta LOVe that!

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DK has some mini tantrums on the field, but I've been very impressed with his handling of reporters during his contract situation. He's said everything right so far.

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Cheesy? Ciara's 'ex' said "Russell was too square" and that she had married him for the money. Now, THAT's 'cheesy.' -- I'll check in on who throws the first snap, as "Curiosity Killed The Cat, Satisfaction Brought It Back." --- I lived in the Seattle area back in the late 1980s when the KINGDOME was falling apart, and both Mariners and 'Hawks were still trying to play in there and avoid getting hit by a falling brick. True!

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Well, not entirely true. Ceiling tiles fell but they weren’t bricks and it only happened once.

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My girlfriend at the time and I drove from North Carolina to Seattle to see 2 games at the Kingdome (consecutive weeks). I'll never forget that Sports Center had footage of a tile falling from the roof during a Mariner's game if memory serves before our trip. I thought it was a nice stadium at the time. Right after this 7 week road trio this girl and I broke up. I'll never forget sitting alone in my apartment watching the implosion of the place we drove across country to, again on Sports Center.

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You probably meant to say you "could NOT care less" on that.

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This *is* professional football. For a player, it is his J-O-B. Like everyone else, he wants to get paid what he thinks he is worth.

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No argument there. I was thinking more about "the brass," who NEVER play a down.

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