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Just a good way to bring a Seahawks companion to your morning of sippin' joe by the seaside.NFC West Preview: Can the Seahawks beat out the Rams for No. 1 in the division? - seattlepi.comPodcast Player - sports.MyNorthwest.com - Brock and SalkBROCK AND SALKFormer WSU QB Ryan Leaf on his new gig with ESPNTop 2019 Seahawks Training Camp Storylines: Is This The Best Seattle Has Been At Linebacker?With Bobby Wagner and K.J. Wright leading the way, and with plenty of talent and depth behind them, the Seahawks are excited about their linebacker play in 2019.Monday Round-Up: Multiple Seahawks To Be Inducted Into 2019 PNW Football Hall Of FameThe Pacific Northwest Football Hall of Fame will be inducting Seahawks Legend Shaun Alexander, former head coach Chuck Knox, and Vice President of Community Outreach Mike Flood into the 2019 class.Seahawks look set to maintain NFL’s best rushing game in 2019Running backs Chris Carson and Rashaad Penny exploded onto the scene for the Seattle Seahawks, creating a one-two punch in the backfield.Looks like the Seattle Seahawks just found their next great quarterbackThe future is Future.Seahawks George Fant might be key to the seasonSeahawks tight end/right tackle/left tackle George Fant is a riddle of a player. And that might just be a big reason Seattle makes the postseason.3 players Seahawks can't lose besides Russell Wilson & Bobby WagnerThe beginning to the Seahawks season is growing closer. Besides Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner, here are three players Seattle can't do without.Moore: Looking at NFL's 18-game proposal from a Seahawks perspectiveThe NFL has proposed an 18-game schedule that would eliminate two preseason games and in which players would still only eligible to play 16 games. Jim Moore is intrigued by how it could work for the Seahawks.Seahawks' RB Chris Carson has chance to prove biggest asset: availabilityThe Seahawks kick off training camp on July 25, and until then, Brock and Salk will count down the top 25 most intriguing players.Seattle Seahawks: 3 Toughest games of 2019 seasonThe Seattle Seahawks managed to grab a Wild Card spot last season and are looking to fight through some tough games this year for a higher seed.Golden Tate: Matthew Stafford is 'best QB I've played with' - NFL.comGiants wide receiver Golden Tate spent nearly five seasons in Detroit before getting traded, but his affinity for Lions QB Matthew Stafford was realized this week when reflecting on his time in the Motor City.Free-agent RB Alex Collins suffers broken leg - NFL.comAlex Collins was expected to sign with a team before the 2019 season began, but not anymore. The former Ravens RB suffered a broken leg and recently had surgery to repair the injury.Larry Fitzgerald: Kingsbury has Cards going 'faster' - NFL.comThe Arizona Cardinals report to training camp on July 24th, and veteran wideout Larry Fitzgerald gave a quick preview of the Air Raid offense Kliff Kingsbury is installing and how the team is picking up the new system.Martavis Bryant formally applies for reinstatement - NFL.comThe former Steelers and Raiders wide receiver has formally applied for reinstatement after his latest suspension, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday afternoon.Jadeveon Clowney doesn't get deal before deadline - NFL.comJadeveon Clowney and the Texans failed to come to an agreement on a multiyear pact prior to Monday's 4 p.m. ET deadline. As such, sides cannot negotiate a long-term deal until after the season.Raiders sign free agent guard Jonathan Cooper - NFL.comThe Oakland Raiders made a move to acquire more depth along their offensive line Monday, inking free agent guard Jonathan Cooper to a deal.Grady Jarrett, Falcons agree to four-year, $68M deal - NFL.comDefensive tackle Grady Jarrett is staying in Atlanta for the long haul. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that Jarrett and the Falcons have reached a four-year deal.Phillip Lindsay ready for Broncos camp: '100 percent' - NFL.comAfter having his Pro Bowl rookie season abruptly ended by a right wrist injury on Christmas Eve, Broncos running back Phillip Lindsay believes he's prepared for training camp.Giants suspend safety Kamrin Moore following arrest - NFL.comThe Giants have suspended safety Kamrin Moore after he was arrested this weekend over an alleged domestic violence-related incident.Alex Smith sheds external fixator after 8 months - NFL.comThe Washington Redskins quarterback shed the external fixator that had been keeping his leg in place following the devastating fracture suffered last season.Bengals OL Clint Boling retires after eight seasons - NFL.comAfter eight seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals, left guard Clint Boling, who made 112 starts in 114 appearances for the club Alex McGough Color Rush Jersey , has called it a career, the team announced Monday.Kendrick Norton to undergo 6th surgery after crash - NFL.comNFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton, who lost his arm after a July 4th car crash, will have his sixth surgery to close up wounds.DOJ supports the NFL in Oakland’s lawsuit regarding the relocation of the Raiders – ProFootballTalkThe administration of Donald J. Trump continues to antagonize many Americans and American institutions. It no longer is antagonizing the NFL. Instead, it's trying to help. Sheilla Dingus of AdvocacyForFairnessInSports.Packers giving away free grass at team birthday party – ProFootballTalkPackers fans turned wearing hunks of cheese-colored foam rubber on their heads into a thing. These people obviously have a taste for non-standard collectibles, and perhaps recreational agriculture.Saints to expand package of tight end plays for Jared Cook – ProFootballTalkIt took a little time for Saints tight end Jared Cook to officially join the team. Since then, the team apparently has been spending plenty of time coming up with ways to use him. "New tight end comes in for us this year," coach Sean Payton recently told Chris Simms. "Jared Cook from Oakland.Ed Oliver feeling “no pressure” heading into rookie season – ProFootballTalkThe Bills made defensive tackle Ed Oliver the ninth overall pick of this year's draft and any player selected that high enters the NFL with high expectations for what they'll be able to do on the field. Every year, a member of the Seahawks’ 90-man roster surprises during training camp. It begins with gushing Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty ImagesEvery year, a member of the Seahawks’ 90-man roster surprises during training camp. It begins with gushing tweets from beat writers; Pete Carroll then echoes those sentiments with one of his standard lines; before long, the first week of the preseason comes along and we wait to see a player who, just a few months ago, we were entirely unfamiliar with. The nature of Seattle’s team building, and Carroll’s ethos, is conducive to these type of surprises. Hell, John Schneider is out here sending brochures a decade into the 21st century. Some of these training camp darlings, like Doug Baldwin, go on to become franchise greats. Others, like Kasen Williams, become but a moment in time. So while the careers they go on to have can be wildly different, what characteristics do these players share? The most consistent is that they fit into Seattle’s mold at their position, whether it’s height, weight or athleticism. The Seahawks have a type at nearly every position, and they are aligned in looking for that kind of player whether it’s through the draft, free agency or trades. Beyond that common thread Byron Maxwell Color Rush Jersey , the training camp starlets of Carroll and Schneider’s reign can largely be split into three categories. Though there’s some overlap between the groupings, here’s how they can be viewed, and who might leave a lasting legacy this year—earned or not—when camp opens next week.Productive college player with red flags As soon as Carroll and Schneider began making transactions to rebuild a team that was adrift in 2010, they took chances on talent, even if it meant ignoring, or managing, red flags. This extended to rookie free agency where it has paid off with varying degrees of success, with players such as Baldwin (the red flag being tension between Baldwin and then-Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh), Thomas Rawls (arrested while at Central Michigan), Rod Smith (dismissed from Ohio State due to a failed drug test) and Michael Brooks (a pair of knee surgeries). Seattle has continued to go down this avenue of talent acquisition following the 2019 NFL Draft, signing a pair of rookie free agents who could leave an impression in August.Jazz FergusonPerhaps the most obvious choice to make a splash during the preseason is Jazz Ferguson. Not only is he a relatively high profile UDFA, he’ll be competing at a position which could use a shot in the arm. At 6-foot-5 and 227 pounds, Ferguson possesses the size the Seahawks have seemingly never found at the position. Similar to his fellow rookie D.K. Metcalf, what Ferguson lacks in agility and change of direction, he makes up for in explosiveness. His game is predicated on physicality and explosiveness, and he has both. A former four-star recruit, Ferguson transferred to Northwestern State from LSU due to academic issues. After sitting out the 2017 season, Ferguson turned in a 66-catch, 1,117-yard, 13-touchdown campaign in 2018, being named All-American before declaring for the draft. With Tyler Lockett sure to have his workload managed throughout preseason, Ferguson will be sharing time on the outside most notably with Metcalf, David Moore and Amara Darboh. He’s already shed the extra weight he came into rookie minicamp with, and previously drew Carroll’s eye in the spring. Ferguson is in the position to have a flashy preseason Sebastian Janikowski Color Rush Jersey , and he has the makeup of a camp darling. Demetrius Knox Knox is the latest offensive lineman in Seattle’s recent trend of targeting pedigree at the position, having started his final two years for the Buckeyes, earning third-team All-Conference in 2018. A leg injury ended Knox’s college career just prior to bowl season, and wiped out his pre-draft process, however he is an intriguing prospect. He was one of the highest rated guards in his recruiting class, earned a starting spot on one of the best teams in the nation, and is now reunited with his former line mate Jamarco Jones. Like Jordan Simmons, Knox’s health and durability will be called into question (he will begin camp on the NFI list), but if there’s growth in his game during the preseason, it could be another shot of youth into a position that needs it. Raw prospect who is a great athleteBreaking: The Seahawks fall in love, often, with ideas of what uber-athletes could become with the right coaching. Tanner McEvoy was a plus athlete without a position who was brought in and tried on both sides of the ball, given a chance because of his great size and agility. Kenneth Boatright could explode off the ball—granted, he could do little else, but Seattle was intrigued enough to give him chances. This is the avenue most often explored by the Seahawks in their search for hidden gems. Derrek Thomas A Temple wide receiver turned Baylor cornerback, Thomas was really one of those prospects who, after seeing their measurables pre-draft, you could make a safe bet they’d end up in Seattle—not unlike Simeon Thomas in 2018. A hair under 6-foot-3, a wiry 189 pounds with 33 ¾” arms, Derrek Thomas is a Seahawks cornerback in physical measurements and explosiveness. Former Seattle scout, and current executive director of the Senior Bowl Jim Nagy, acknowledged Thomas’s intriguing traits. Thomas should see plenty of snaps on the perimeter in August. Still raw—entering his fourth year playing cornerback—the best case scenario for Thomas would be to land on the practice squad. But against lesser competition at both quarterback and wide receiver in preseason, Thomas will have plenty of opportunities to show off the physical traits that make him such a fascinating prospect to the Seahawks. Justin JohnsonFrom Carroll and Schneider’s first season at the helm in Seattle, they’ve had flirtations with athletic move tight ends. Whether it was Jameson Konz, Cooper Helfet or Jimmy Graham Dontae Johnson Color Rush Jersey , the Seahawks appear to be enamored with the idea of adding a mismatch at the position—even if they then struggle to correctly deploy them. Johnson is the latest in this line, with the former wideout weighing in at a slight 235 pounds. Johnson is more explosive than the type of player Seattle usually looks at for the position. The Seahawks’ threshold for tight ends is around the 20th percentile in the vertical jump and 15th percentile in the broad jump. Johnson tested in the 64th and 80th percentile, respectively. Seattle looked at similar athletes prior to the draft (Jace Sternberger), and landed Johnson soon after the draft concluded. Though his output in his final season at Mississippi State was disappointing (17/238/1), Johnson will bring an element of athleticism missing from the position. Working against future XFL linebackers in preseason, and with plenty of opportunity as Will Dissly returns from injury, Johnson could be in line to make a handful of splash plays and leave an impression. West Coast prospect familiar to Seahawks’ personnel Whether it’s through the local pro day, or local visits, Seattle scouts their region well. The strong grasp on their surrounding area, combined with Carroll’s familiarity with the Pac-12 has meant the Seahawks have found continued success with players along the coast. Baldwin is an obvious one, as is Jermaine Kearse. The aforementioned Kasen Williams made a valiant roster push once upon a time, while former Trojan Dion Bailey was seen as an heir apparent until regular season football began. Even Washington native and former Husky Tani Tupou was tried on both sides of the ball. Keeping with that tradition, Seattle brought in a local product in rookie free agency who should have a legitimate chance at the roster, competing at a position the Seahawks love to keep well stocked. Jay-Tee TiuliTiulu, another Washington native, enters the NFL as the reigning Big Sky Conference Defensive Player of the Year, after stuffing the stat sheet in his final season at Eastern Washington: Four sacks, two pass breakups, 6.5 tackles for loss and a forced fumble. Listed at 340 pounds, Tiuli was far more disruptive in college than his physical makeup would suggest. Though he’s highly unlikely to find himself in the backfield as often as he was in college, Tiuli will have a good shot at the roster if he can play stout and disciplined run defense. Jarran Reed and Poona Ford should be viewed as the only locks for a position group that usually has four or five members—the rest is wide open. An unexpected name will make a strong push for a roster spot when training camp opens on July 25—both history and Carroll’s philosophy tells us that much. Who it will be has yet to be decided, but expect it to be a player who falls under one of these categories.

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