Mike Holmgren has some words of advice for holdout receiver Joey Galloway: You're stuck in Seattle.
"We're not going to trade him," the Seahawks coach-general manager said. "I want him here. I want him to be a part of this and he knows that."
Galloway, the team's leading receiver in each of the last three seasons, missed all of the Seahawks' training camp and their four exhibition games. The Seahawks open their season Sunday in the Kingdome against Detroit.
Galloway has one season left on a five-year contract for $1.6 million. He signed the contract after Seattle made him the eighth overall pick in the 1995 NFL draft.
Even if Galloway sat out this season, he would remain the property of the Seahawks.
Galloway has turned down a seven-year contract offer for $35 million, including a $7 million signing bonus. He is seeking a five-year deal worth about $25 million with a $10 million signing bonus.
In other football news: the Raiders have promoted Bobby Hoying over Wade Wilson and Scott Dreisbach as Rich Gannon's backup at quarterback. . . . Chiefs cornerback James Hasty, was absent from practice to address some "personal issues" according to coach Gunther Cunningham. Hasty spoke about commitment and quitting last week during the Chiefs' preseason team banquet. . . . First-round holdout John Tait, who stormed away last week saying he'd been cursed and badgered, has agreed to terms with the Chiefs, his father told The Associated Press. He was to sign the contract and practice today. . . . Cardinals quarterback Jake Plummer said his sore right thumb is improving daily and that he will start Sunday against the Eagles. Coach Vince Tobin still lists Plummer as questionable.