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Kam Chancellor | Defensive Back | #31

Team: Seattle Seahawks
Age / DOB:  (28) / 4/3/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 225
College: Virginia Tech
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 5 (133) / SEA
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The Seattle Times believes Dolphins S Reshad Jones' extension will affect negotiations between the Seahawks and walk-year SS Kam Chancellor.
Jones' deal works out to a five-year, $60-million pact with $35 million guaranteed, making him one of the highest-paid safeties in the league along with Eric Berry. Chancellor plays a more defined and limited role than those two, but the ever-increasing safety market means Chancellor will certainly be looking for a raise on his $7 million annual average. With Earl Thomas already making $10 million a year, Seattle will have some tough decisions to make this summer. Mar 11 - 7:54 AM

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Seahawks SS Kam Chancellor underwent offseason surgery on both ankles.

Chancellor has had offseason ankle scopes in the past to remove loose bone spurs, so this isn't much of a concern. He should be fine for training camp.
Mar 1 - 12:49 PM

Kam Chancellor (groin) is no longer listed on the Seahawks' Week 10 injury report.

Chancellor is ready to resume his role as the starting strong safety after putting in a full week of practice. His return will be a huge boost to a Seahawks' secondary that will need as much help as they can get Sunday against Tom Brady and the red-hot Patriots.
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 04:15:00 PM

Seahawks SS Kam Chancellor (groin) returned to a full practice on Wednesday.

It's the first time Chancellor has practiced since going down in Week 4. Barring a setback, he should play Sunday night against New England. With Kelcie McCray struggling, Chancellor's return is a huge lift for Seattle's secondary
Wed, Nov 9, 2016 04:28:00 PM

Liz Mathews of 710 ESPN Seattle reports Seahawks SS Kam Chancellor (groin) is "ready to go."

It's unclear if that means he's simply ready to resume practicing or if he's planning to play Sunday against New England. We're guessing it's both. Chancellor's return would obviously be a huge lift for the Seahawks' secondary. Kelcie McCray has struggled while filling in at strong safety and blew his assignment on a touchdown to Justin Hunter in Monday night's win over Buffalo.
Tue, Nov 8, 2016 01:26:00 PM

Seahawks SS Kam Chancellor (groin) has been ruled out for Week 9.

Coach Pete Carroll expected Chancellor to return this week, but he'll miss his fourth straight game. Chancellor has yet to practice since going down in Week 4. Kelcie McCray will continue to start at strong safety.
Sat, Nov 5, 2016 04:25:00 PM

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said SS Kam Chancellor (groin) has a good shot to play Monday night against the Bills.

Chancellor did not practice last week, but it sounds like he should get in some work early this week. Chancellor has missed the last three games.
Mon, Oct 31, 2016 01:11:00 PM

Seahawks SS Kam Chancellor (groin) is out for Week 8 against the Saints.

He'll be missing his third straight game. Chancellor hasn't resumed practicing yet and remains week to week. Kelcie McCray will draw another start at strong safety.
Fri, Oct 28, 2016 04:48:00 PM

Seahawks SS Kam Chancellor (groin) is inactive for Week 7.

Chancellor was a game-time decision, but is out for the second straight game. Kelcie McCray will start opposite Earl Thomas.
Sun, Oct 23, 2016 07:16:00 PM

Seahawks SS Kam Chancellor (groin) isn't expected to play in Week 7.

Coach Pete Carroll said Chancellor will be a game-time decision, but he's going to miss another week. Kelcie McCray will continue to start opposite Earl Thomas. Chancellor looks on track to return in Week 8.
Fri, Oct 21, 2016 05:32:00 PM

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll considers SS Kam Chancellor (groin) questionable for Week 7.

Chancellor was hurt in practice last Thursday. He tried to give it a go in pre-game warmups, but couldn't get loose enough against the Falcons. Carroll made it sound like Chancellor could remain a game-time decision for Week 7.
Source: ESPN.com
Mon, Oct 17, 2016 03:00:00 PM

Seahawks SS Kam Chancellor (groin) is inactive for Week 6 against the Falcons.

A game-time decision, Chancellor is week to week with a groin injury. Also inactive for the Seahawks are RB C.J. Prosise, RB Thomas Rawls, DE Frank Clark, OG Rees Odhiambo, OT George Fant and DT Quinton Jefferson.
Sun, Oct 16, 2016 03:01:00 PM

Coach Pete Carroll expects SS Kam Chancellor (questionable, groin) to be a game-time decision for Week 6.

Chancellor tweaked his groin Thursday and didn't practice Friday. The Seahawks will see how he looks in warmups before making a decision on his status. Kelcie McCray would start if Chancellor is held out.
Fri, Oct 14, 2016 05:39:00 PM

Seahawks GM John Schneider doesn't expect SS Kam Chancellor to hold out this year.

"No, I wouldn’t think so," were Schneider's exact words. Chancellor held out the first two games last season, but failed to get a raise. He went on to have his least effective campaign in years. Now 28, Chancellor will make an affordable $6.1 million in 2016.
Tue, Apr 5, 2016 02:44:00 PM

When asked about his holdout last season, Seahawks SS Kam Chancellor said "the past is the past."

"I’m here to lead my team to do exactly what I was created to do—nothing more, nothing less," said Chancellor. "That’s all I’m here to do and that’s what my vision is focused on right now." The Seahawks haven't rewarded Chancellor with a new contract yet but another holdout seems unlikely. He called Seattle his second home in a recent Instagram post while GM John Schneider has said Chancellor will "absolutely" be on the Seahawks in 2016. Chancellor still managed 74 tackles and two interceptions last season despite missing five games.
Sun, Apr 3, 2016 12:31:00 PM

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3Nick Vannett
4Ronnie Shields
5Joe Sommers
LT1George Fant
2Rees Odhiambo
LG1Luke Joeckel
2Mark Glowinski
3Will Pericak
C1Justin Britt
2Joey Hunt
3Ross Burbank
RG1Germain Ifedi
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K1Blair Walsh
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