ESPN’s John Clayton rated Seattle Seahawks linebacker David Hawthorne as the team’s most underrated player in his league-wide list.
Here’s what Clayton had to say about Hawthorne: “David Hawthorne of the Seahawks was a top special-teams player, but injuries at the Seahawks linebacking corps gave him starts. Hawthorne made the most of them. He’s had 117 and 106 tackles over the past two seasons and continues to get better each year.”
Pete Prisco of CBS Sports gave Brandon Mebane his vote for most underrated player on the Seahawks, and said Mike Williams was the most overrated player for Seattle.
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll tells ESPN 710 Los Angeles that despite the NCAA taking away the 2004 national title, the USC players still know who won. Carroll also talks a little bit about the upcoming season. The link includes audio from the radio interview.
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Clare Farnsworth of Seahawks.com strolls down memory lane again, this time taking a look back at the Seahawks 1977 team, lead by the franchise’s first head coach, Jack Patera.
Doug Farrar of Yahoo Sports ranks the worst third-down backs in the league, and Marshawn Lynch makes the list. However, I think this has more to do with Seattle’s offensive line than Lynch’s running ability.
Golden Tate talks about his rookie season for Seattle in this video after accepting the College Football Performance wide receiver award.
Carroll is hosting a coaching clinic at the VMAC on Friday. Click here for more details.
Peter King of Sports Illustrated writes to don’t expect a resolution imminently in NFL labor talks.
Jack Bechta of the National Football Post does a nice job of breaking down what is at stake in terms of future revenue between the owners and players, making it easier to understand why these negotiations have been contentious and are taking awhile to get resolved.
Matt Bowen of the National Football Post writes about three routes you must stop to win in the NFL, the flat-7 or flag route, the spot and the dagger.
Rob Rang of NFLDraftScout.com writes that Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor’s best chance to stick in the league might be as a pass catcher.