Danny O'Neil

Danny O'Neil
Danny O'Neil is the host of "Danny, Dave and Moore". He covers the Seattle Seahawks for 710 ESPN Seattle. He's the son of a logger, a graduate of the University of Washington and has been a working journalist in Seattle since 1999, first at newspapers and since 2012 at 710 ESPN Seattle. Follow Danny: @dannyoneil

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The Seahawks accomplish two things by publicly saying they'll listen to Richard Sherman trade offers. (AP)
By saying they’ll listen to trade offers, Seahawks have put Richard Sherman on notice
Danny O'Neil | March 29, 2017 11:44 am

By saying they are listening to inquiries about Richard Sherman, Pete Carroll and the Seahawks did the NFL equivalent of posting a “For Sale By Owner” sign out front.

Michael Porter Jr. was never coming to Washington after Lorenzo Romar's firing, writes Danny O'Neil. (AP)
With Michael Porter Jr., Huskies are learning why programs shouldn’t cater to one recruit
Danny O'Neil | March 23, 2017 11:02 am

The arrival of top recruit Michael Porter Jr. and his family in Washington was suspicious, a key reason why his de-commitment from UW after Lorenzo Romar’s firing isn’t surprising.

The Seahawks have re-signed Luke Wilson to a one-year deal worth a reported $3 million. (AP)
Luke Willson, DeShawn Shead agree to 1-year deals with Seahawks
Danny O'Neil | March 17, 2017 8:44 am

The Seahawks are bringing back two key free agents for next season after reaching an agreement to re-sign tight end Luke Willson and cornerback DeShawn Shead.

After visiting the Seahawks over the weekend, former Packers guard T.J. Lang, 29, signed a three-year deal with Detroit. According to the NFL Network, the deal is worth $28.5 million with $19 million guaranteed. (AP)
O’Neil: Seahawks are better off for not overpaying T.J. Lang
Danny O'Neil | March 13, 2017 8:47 am

T.J. Lang would have made the Seahawks’ offensive line better in 2017. But after the Pro Bowl guard chose Detroit to sign with Detroit instead, Danny O’Neil writes that Seattle is better off having not overpaid to get him.

Seattle doesn't seem to be set to make any significant moves in free agency after another early playoff exit. (AP)
O’Neil: Will the Seahawks shake things up with a free-agent splash?
Danny O'Neil | March 9, 2017 10:32 am

The Seahawks appear set to stand pat in free agency and reboot after another early playoff exit. But Danny O’Neil writes that they should consider an addition that would shake up their locker room.

Russell Okung is open to returning to the Seahawks after spending last season in Denver. (AP)
O’Neil: Seahawks will look for offensive linemen in free agency, but don’t expect them to spend big
Danny O'Neil | March 9, 2017 6:01 am

If you’re waiting for the Seahawks to carry fists full of cash into free agency to buy their way out of a crisis up front, prepare to be disappointed, writes Danny O’Neil.

According to Danny O'Neil, Richard Sherman privately expressed regret to Darrell Bevell for criticizing Seattle's offensive play-calling late last season but has maintained publicly that he was not out of line in doing so. (AP)
O’Neil: How much of Richard Sherman’s nonsense will the Seahawks be willing to tolerate?
Danny O'Neil | February 28, 2017 11:44 am

With Richard Sherman absurdly disputing the accuracy of stories about his threat to Jim Moore, the issue is no longer Sherman versus the media but about whether the Seahawks will continue to tolerate his act.

A previously undisclosed groin injury limited Pittsburgh's Le'Veon Bell to 11 snaps in the AFC title game. (AP)
O’Neil: If the NFL goes after the Seahawks over Sherman’s injury, it better do the same to Pittsburgh
Danny O'Neil | January 25, 2017 12:17 pm

Pittsburgh’s Le’Veon Bell played only 11 snaps Sunday due to a groin injury that wasn’t listed on the team’s injury report, yet there’s been so sign of potential punishment like what’s been mentioned for the Seahawks.

For the first time since 2010, the Seahawks regressed over the second half of the 2016 season. (AP)
Not having home-field advantage was only one of the Seahawks’ problems in 2016
Danny O'Neil | January 24, 2017 10:10 am

Sure, the Seahawks would have been much better off had they played their divisional-round game at home as opposed to Atlanta. But there was much more to their undoing than that, writes Danny O’Neil.

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Why should Richard Sherman have been on Seahawks’ injury report, other than NFL requirement?
Danny O'Neil | January 20, 2017 3:14 pm

Danny O’Neil can’t figure out why it it’s important that the Seahawks didn’t report Richard Sherman’s knee injury other than because Seattle failed to follow the league’s protocol.