This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. It would be great to see him catch on somewhere else and contribute. The Seahawks are well-known for a flurry of subsequent moves in the days after cut-down day. 6-keys: media/fantasynews/nfl/reg/free/stories. Griffin, the twin of Seattle cornerback Shaquill Griffin, has been a standout special teams player. Shaquem Griffin always seemed like a safe bet to make the as a rookie last year, especially after he led all players with 15 tackles during a stellar debut in the preseason opener. Covering the impact of coronavirus on the sports world. Shaquem Griffin, who overcame having his left hand amputated as a child to make it to the NFL, has been released, according to Michael-Shawn Dugar of TheAthletic.com. According to the Griffins, former Central Florida head coach George O’Leary forced them to cut their hair while they were in college. The Seattle Seahawks released linebacker/defensive end Shaquem Griffin and terminated the contract of veteran wide receiver Paul Richardson among their cuts … The Seahawks waived Griffin on Saturday, Gregg Bell of The Tacoma News Tribune reports. Prosise, Shaquem Griffin make it. fearsome4 says: As I recall he mostly was a pass-rusher in college but the competition he faced was not as big as in the NFL so he could make it as a DE. Grifin was expected to battle for a pass-rushing role with the Seahawks, but the offseason acquisitions of Bruce Irvin (hip) and rookie Jordyn Brooks left Griffin on the outside looking in. The Seahawks waived Griffin on Saturday, Gregg Bell of The Tacoma News Tribune reports. September 5, 2020 at 3:13 pm All Rights Reserved. Not a member? 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ROD MAR/SEATTLE SEAHAWKS Shaquem Griffin wasn't expecting the news he received on cut day. https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2020/09/05/seahawks-cut-shaquem-griffin Griffin… Shaquem finished his career at UCF with … Florio and Simms make their Super Bowl picks. Griffin will now go on waivers, where the other 31 teams will have the opportunity to claim him. According to The Athletic’s Michael-Shawn Dugar, the Seahawks have waived Shaquem Griffin as a part of their cut down to 53 players. You must be logged in to leave a comment. It’s got to be at least a little awkward for his brother Shaquille to know the team cut loose his brother. He appeared in 16 games in each season, but only started ONE game in his career (in 2018). He’s a great story, but at the end of the day, he’s too small to play LB in the NFL and can’t play anywhere else in the secondary because only having one hand severely limits him. mookie34 says: Other than that, you were pretty close…. Shaquem Griffin, who overcame having his left hand amputated as a child to make it to the NFL, has been released, according to Michael-Shawn Dugar of TheAthletic.com. But when you look at his stats, Griffin looks more like a … The Seahawks are waiving DE/LB Shaquem Griffin, per source. RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks released linebacker/defensive end Shaquem Griffin and terminated the contract of veteran wide receiver Paul Richardson among their cuts to … Jordan Love: All I can really do is learn as much as I can, 49ers embark on their quarterback quest for 2021, Report: Rams have talked to multiple teams about trading Jared Goff. The reason is in your comments. Register now! This Seattle team has the potential to be REALLY bad. I’m hoping he clears and gets back on the PS just because of what he brings to the team and the game. Griffin was the core of the defense for the Knights in 2017, and was named Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Defensive MVP. ++++ He played with his brother on the same team, that in its self is incredible! Learn how your comment data is processed. I was concerned he just wouldn’t make it at the NFL level. Last Updated: 6th September, 2020 07:57 IST Shaquem Griffin, Paul Richardson Among Seahawks Cuts The Seattle Seahawks released linebacker/defensive end Shaquem Griffin and terminated the contract of veteran wide receiver Paul Richardson among their cuts on Saturday to reach the 53-man roster limit Shaquem Alphonso Griffin (* 20. section: | slug: shaquem-griffin-cut-by-seahawks | sport: football | route: article_single_fantasy | Would love to see this dude in Houston. Seattle is just too deep at linebacker. The Seattle Seahawks released linebacker/defensive end Shaquem Griffin and terminated the contract of veteran wide receiver Paul Richardson among their cuts … Good gadget guy to blitz here and there and decent ST player, but overall it’s hard to keep a guy like that on a limited roster. So weird how people see them as a top 5 or even top 10 team. There’s gotta be a place in the league for this guy. If he clears waivers, … If he ends up in the CFL, it’s still further than you made it in pro sports. He might clear waivers but in this dog-eat-dog league I think many GM’s will shy away from him due to his disability. Hope he gets another shot from a different team. The Seahawks tried him there but most of the time, if a lineman got a hand on him he was done. He played 14 16 and 15 games last three years..love the morning Monday quarterbacks here who say he cant play. Next stop, Saskatchewan. He played 14 16 and 15 games last three years..love the morning Monday quarterbacks here who say he cant play. Please check the opt-in box to acknowledge that you would like to subscribe. Could Chiefs turn Super Bowl into a blowout? Unfortunately, at the end of the day he just didn’t quite have the skill-set and/or size to make it work at this level. https://sports.yahoo.com/seahawks-cut-shaquem-griffin-170537654.html Bekannt wurde er als erster einhändiger Spieler in der NFL. 11:32 am ET, Seahawks' Shaquem Griffin: Back on active roster, Seahawks' Shaquem Griffin: Returns to active roster, Shaquem Griffin: Ends up on practice squad, Seahawks' Shaquem Griffin: Facing roster crunch, Seahawks' Shaquem Griffin: Pass-rushing role in 2019, Seahawks' Shaquem Griffin: Full go Thursday. He inspired many I’m sure. lionsin2097 says: It’s got to be at least a little awkward for his brother Shaquille to know the team cut loose his brother. https://www.profootballrumors.com/2020/09/seahawks-cut-olb-shaquem-griffin Linebacker development is kind of their thing and they could use some competition on the weak side anyway. He's worked mainly on special teams since being taken in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft, and if he clears waivers, he'll likely stick on the team's practice squad. Griffin will now go on waivers, where the other 31 teams will have the opportunity to claim him. Shaquem Alphonso Griffin / ʃ ə ˈ k iː m / (born July 20, 1995) is an American football linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). Er spielte College Football für die University of Central Florida und steht seit 2018 bei den Seattle Seahawks in der National Football League (NFL) unter Vertrag. If he clears waivers, he could end up back on the practice squad in Seattle. at ++++ Shaquem Griffin, Richardson among Seahawks’ cuts. I agree that CBS Sports can send me the "Fantasy Football Today Newsletter" newsletter. I sincerely hope he gets another shot and finds a home with another team. Most folks digging him here will get winded getting up from the couch to go make their nachos. Owners need to see downside in hiring status quo, Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near you. He’s an outstanding ST’s player and a better man. He is a great story but tackling guys in the NFL with one hand a little different than the AAC. Seahawks’ 53-man roster: C.J. On paper, Shaquem Griffin faired no better. He is better than some of what Saints have and not the locker room problem ! Hopefully he catches on somewhere but his role may end up being in coaching. Did some thing most can’t do and that is make an NFL roster or even play NCAAF at a division I level. This Seattle team has the potential to be REALLY bad. But frankly the kid can play. September 5, 2020 at 3:15 pm I really was rooting for the guy, he seems to be a pretty stand-up person and an inspiration as well as very athletic. © 2004-2021 CBS Interactive. Good luck with your future in the NFL..hope you play 10 more yrs. One of the best stories in the NFL, Shaquem Griffin, has been cut by the Seahawks. He will have lots of opportunities outside of football. He got just one start and was pulled in favor of Austin Calitro. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Commissioner.com is a registered trademark of CBS Interactive Inc. site: fantasynews | arena: nfl | pageType: stories | He was blown out of the water during week 1 of the 2018 season against the Denver Broncos and was never given another opportunity to start after that. If you’re a starter for 3 years you can play. Seattle Seahawks linebacker Shaquem Griffin runs on the field during NFL football training camp, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks released linebacker/defensive end Shaquem Griffin and terminated the contract of veteran wide receiver Paul Richardson among their cuts on Saturday to reach the 53-man … Doubtful he clears waivers. ———————————————————————, Well, he has only been in the league for TWO years. If you’re a starter for 3 years you can play. If it weren’t for Wilson, they would have won 2 games last year. So weird how people see them as a top 5 or even top 10 team. Maybe another team can find a role for him…I really hope so. https://heavy.com/.../shaquem-griffin-reacts-roster-cut-play-dolphins Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Which team did you play for, with your disability, in the NFL? He is beacon of light in an otherwise dark and stormy league. 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