St. Patrick's Day Round-Up: Recapping the weekend in NFL free agency

Posted Mar 17, 2014

A morning link round-up of what's "out there" about your Seattle Seahawks

Good morning, 12th Man. And happy St. Patrick's Day - I hope you're wearing some of your Seahawks green.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Monday, March 17  - about your Seattle Seahawks:

If you missed the news over the weekend, the Seahawks lost a pair of cornerbacks to free agency, as Brandon Browner signed with the New England Patriots and Walter Thurmond took his talents to the New York Giants. We took a look back at some of the best photos from Browner and Thurmond's time in Seattle.

Chris Burke of accounts for the best available players remaining on the free agent market and former Seahawk wide receiver Sidney Rice, who was released by the club at the end of February, is listed at No. 2 at his position.

Rob Rang of details 15 free-agent signings likely to impact the 2014 NFL Draft.

Judy Battista of lays out the best and worst signings of free agency so far.

NFL Network's Brian Billick says the Seahawks are sure to miss wide receiver Golden Tate's proven production.

Bryan Fischer of tells us how the major free agent signings will impact the 2014 NFL Draft.

The staff at's Around the League highlight what they view as the best free-agent signings to date, with former Seahawk wideout Golden Tate to the Detroit Lions earning a mention, along with the Jacksonville Jaguars taking advantage of their connection to Seattle.

Terry Blount of has a rundown of all the Seahawks' changes that took place last week. The readers of Blount's blog voted on who the Seahawks should select with their first pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, and Florida State wideout Kelvin Benjamin was the overwhelming choice.

With roster spots filling fast on each of the League's 32 clubs, Bill Barnwell of says to expect plenty of deals to go down on week two of NFL free agency.

Mike Florio of rounds up all the free-agent comings and goings in the NFC West.

Quarterback Russell Wilson is set to make a cameo in the upcoming film Entourage - a movie based on the hit HBO series of the same name. Wilson has expressed his love of the show in the past and actor Jeremy Piven posted a picture of Wilson on set last week.

Former Seahawks defensive end Red Bryant, who signed with the Jaguars earlier this month, talks with Sports Radio 950 KJR AM "Mitch in the Morning," expressing his gratitude for the time he had in Seattle. The audio from Bryant's segment is embedded below.

Greg Bedard of assesses the winners, losers, and leaps of faith taken during the opening week of NFL free agency.

Peter King of has his "Monday Morning Quarterback" column with a look at some of the issues facing the NFL Competition Committee in advance of the annual League meetings.

And here at, Digital Media Reporter Clare Farnsworth's 2014 NFL Draft preview continued with a look at the defensive backs. Farnsworth also recaps linebacker K.J. Wright's Friday afternoon visit with schoolteachers the Seahawks honored as Symetra Heroes in the Classroom.

Did I miss anything you think is worthy of inclusion? Let me know on Twitter @TonyDrovetto