It’s not everyday you see a 300-pound offensive lineman telling you what the weather is like in Bellingham.
But that was the scene this week, as Seattle Seahawks offensive guard John Moffitt joined the set of KCPQ Ch. 13 to publicize the fact that the team has moved all of its preseason games to that station in a new, five-year agreement.
All preseason games will also be re-broadcast on its sister station JOEtv. Q13 FOX and JOEtv have been named the official TV partners of the Seahawks. Read more about the agreement here, and check out Moffitt doing his best weatherman imitation in the video below.
Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes that that Seahawks free agent defensive lineman Anthony Hargrove is officially joining the Green Bay Packers.
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Salary cap guru Brian McIntyre reports that recently signed Seattle offensive tackle Frank Omiyale’s one-year deal is worth $1.225 million, with a base salary of $825,000 and a $400,000 signing bonus.
Pete Carroll continues his scouting tour of developmental quarterback prospects. Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic reports that Carroll, general manager John Schneider and offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell are in Phoenix to watch ASU quarterback Brock Osweiler throw. Carroll likely is there to watch ASU linebacker Vontaze Burfict, who he recruited out of high school while at USC. Burfict reportedly ran a 4.8 40-yard dash, much better than the 5.09 he ran at the combine.
Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders has Richard Sherman among the best cornerbacks in the league according to his charting stats.
Michael Silver of Yahoo Sports compares the possibility of the defensive line-rich N.Y. Giants losing Osi Umenyiora to the Seahawks losing Steve Hutchinson in free agency, and recommends the Giants pay the disgruntled defensive end to keep the team’s strength in tact.
Matt Bowen of the National Football Post breaks down Wisconsin quarterback Russell Wilson’s ability to throw outside the pocket on boot action, one of the staples of Seattle’s offense.