Last week's game against Carolina apparently served as a wake-up call because the offense stayed after practice to get in a little extra work against a scout team that included Charlie Frye at safety. It didn't seem overly involved, but the fact that the offense did stay after is telling.
Walter Jones did not practice, nor did D.J. Hackett or Josh Wilson. But Mike Green was back at practice. Pork Chop was playing left tackle in place of Walter.
The Seahawks were aware that Troy Smith is starting for the Ravens, though defensive coordinator John Marshall said you don't automatically blitz him like mad to rattle him because he is a mobile guy who makes pretty good decisions. Marshall said he may be easier to trick by giving him different looks, but they are not going to do anything drastically different just because they are facing their second rookie starting at QB in two weeks. Darryl Tapp said it is important that the linemen remain in their lanes while pass rushing so that Smith doesn't get loose for scrambles.
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Rookie tackle Brandon Mebane was back to barking when he was calling together the huddle.
Deon Grant made two nice plays on interceptions, twice knocking the ball up in the air on a deflection and then grabbing the pick himself. Marcus Trufant also had an interception.
Rookie wide receiver Courtney Taylor also was very active, getting a lot of receptions in seven-on-seven drills.