Seattle Seahawks
Name  Patrick Kerney
Born  12/30/1976
Height  6-5
Weight  272
College  Virginia
4/13/2010 11:33:00 PM
Description:'s Steve Wyche reports Kerney has chosen to retire from football.
Insight: Kerney will finish his NFL career with 82.5 sacks over 11 seasons. (
2/16/2010 11:24:00 PM
Description: reports Kerney said he will return for at least one more season in 2010.
Insight: Earlier rumors had suggested Kerney was going to retire, but those were fairly quickly refuted. He is due to make $5.6 million next season, so he may be asked to take a pay cut. (
1/29/2010 12:42:00 PM
Description: Mike Florio of Pro Football reports that Kerney had a retirement party last week.
Insight: Kerney was expected to undergo elbow surgery during the offseason and the Seahawks may have asked him to take a pay cut from his scheduled $5.15 million salary. If he is indeed done, Kerney had 82.5 sacks and was elected to two Pro Bowls in his 11 NFL seasons. (
8/30/2009 1:05:00 PM
Description: Kerney had two tackles in limited action against Kansas City on Saturday night.
Insight: Kerney's return should be a big shot in the arm to the Seattle defense as they sorely missed his pass rushing skills last season when he went down in November with a shoulder injury. (
8/2/2009 6:40:00 PM
Description: Kerney is still recovering from offseason elbow surgery and may miss some or all of the preseason.
Out11/20/2008 7:54:00 PM
Description: The team has decided to shut Kerney down for the rest of the season to let his injured shoulder heal.
Insight: A clean-up operation had found no need for Kerney to hit injured reserve, but the Seahawks apparently decided that there's no reason to rush back their big-money left end with the time mired in a 2-8 hole. (
Out11/1/2008 10:46:00 AM
Description: Kerney is visiting Dr. James Andrews this weekend to get his injured left shoulder checked out. Andrews repaired the labrum in that shoulder over the off-season.
Insight: This is a sign that Kerney owners might need to think more long-term with a replacement. Coach Mike Holmgren expects to know when or whether Kerney might be back by the middle of the week. (
Out11/1/2008 6:05:00 AM
Description: The shoulder injury that kept Kerney out of practice this week will keep him out of Sunday's matchup with the Eagles. (
10/26/2008 1:49:00 PM
Description: The continued absence of Niners right tackle Jonas Jennings won't hurt DE Patrick Kerney today. Kerney beat the Niners for two sacks in the first meeting this season. (