With the legal tampering period opening on Monday, NFL free agency has already kicked off with a bang as teams shell out millions of dollars in an effort to upgrade their respective rosters for next season.
Teams won’t be able to officially sign players until Wednesday, March 13, but several deals have already been reached in agreement across the league landscape.
We’ll be monitoring the Seahawks moves by date over the next couple of weeks on our live tracker, updating free agent signings, visits, rumors, trades, and more. All transactions are sequenced with most recent updates first.
11:00 AM: After meeting with the Bills on Friday, cornerback Neiko Thorpe has decided to re-sign with the Seahawks.
1:40 PM: Along with tweeting a cartoon of himself in a Bills uniform, reporter Mike Rodak confirmed the team has signed safety Maurice Alexander and also met with free agent cornerback Neiko Thorpe on Friday.
1:30 PM: After solidifying their starting offensive line last week, the Seahawks have turned their attention to building depth and reportedly have interest in free agent guard/center Brett Jones.
7:32 AM: After missing out on Jordy Nelson last offseason, the Seahawks are taking another shot at the veteran receiver and will reportedly meet with him on Tuesday.
3:00 PM: In their first efforts to find pass rushing help in free agency, the Seahawks have scheduled former 49ers linebacker Aaron Lynch for a visit.
12:20 AM: Re-signing Mychal Kendricks didn't deter the Seahawks from also re-signing K.J. Wright, who agreed to a two-year deal worth up to $15.5 million to stay in Seattle.
8:14 AM: After losing J.R. Sweezy, the Seahawks filled his vacancy at left guard by making a "trade" with the Cardinals, signing free agent Mike Iupati to a one-year deal.
9:53 AM: Shortly after signing Iupati, the Seahawks solidified their offensive line by re-signing massive guard D.J. Fluker to a two-year contract.
5:26 PM: Looking for depth along the interior defensive line, Field Yates of ESPN reported Seattle met with veteran defensive tackle Caraun Reid, who spent last season with Dallas.
6:09 AM: Seattle has placed an original-round tender worth $2.025 million to retain restricted free agent Quinton Jefferson.
9:13 AM: In a bit of a surprise regarding final destination, safety Earl Thomas will be heading to Baltimore to join the Ravens on a four-year, $55 million deal.
10:40 AM: According to Dianna Russini of ESPN, the Seahawks will be bringing back kicker Jason Myers on a four-year deal following a Pro Bowl season with the Jets.
1:48 PM: Quickly approaching Wednesday's deadline, the Seahawks used a second-round tender on versatile offensive lineman George Fant to sign him for the 2019 season.
2:31 PM: While his status hinges on the verdict from his upcoming sentencing hearing on April 4, the Seahawks are banking on Mychal Kendricks being available and signed him to a one-year deal on Wednesday.
10:01 AM: Rumors have started to circulate about Seattle's apparent interest in free agent receiver Tyrell Williams, who spent his first four NFL seasons catching passes from Philip Rivers with the Chargers.
2:32 PM: Seattle will lose starting left guard J.R. Sweezy, who reportedly has agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the NFC West-rival Arizona Cardinals.
4:25 PM: The Seahawks will have a new backup quarterback for Russell Wilson for a fifth-straight year, as Brett Hundley is expected to sign a one-year deal with the Cardinals.
6:00 PM: It's all speculative at this point, but former Seahawks cornerback Will Blackmon believes the door for Earl Thomas to return to Seattle hasn't closed just yet.
9:52 AM: Multiple reports indicate free agent safety Earl Thomas will be seeking at least $14 million per year. Jane Slater of NFL Network reported his camp would be seeking a two-year deal worth $30 million.
11:45 AM: Free agent cornerback Justin Coleman has agreed in principle to a four-year, $36 million contract with the Detroit Lions, reuniting with former Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia.
3:54 PM: According to his personal Twitter account, running back Mike Davis will be taking his talents to the Windy City and join the Chicago Bears.
5:09 PM: After one underwhelming season in Seattle, defensive tackle Shamar Stephen plans to return to Minnesota on a three-year deal.
9:03 PM: According to Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times, the Seahawks have tendered all of their exclusive rights free agents prior to Wednesday's deadline.
12:45 PM: The Seahawks will retain versatile defensive back Akeem King, as the restricted free agent agreed to terms with the team on a one-year deal worth up to $2.05 million in 2019.