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Walter Jones Day
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It was family day here at the VMAC as the Seahawks had their last practice of the week before heading to San Diego tomorrow for a preaseon matchup against the Chargers on Saturday.
"Turnover Thursday" was the motto for Wednesdays practice of preseason week 3 in preparation for the San Diego Chargers.
WHEREAS, in 1997, Walter Jones was the sixth overall pick in the first round of the NFL Draft selected by the Seattle Seahawks; and
WHEREAS, Walter was named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month for October 1997, and earned consensus first-team All-Rookie honors from multiple publications; and
WHEREAS, Walter’s 180 starts rank second in Seattle history and 180 games played rank fourth in Seattle history; and
WHEREAS, Walter became the first Seahawks offensive lineman to play in the Pro Bowl, and was named to the Pro Bowl nine times-the most in team history; and
WHEREAS, Walter served as team captain during the historic 2005 Seahawks season, winning the NFC Championship while playing an integral role in helping Shaun Alexander become the 2005 NFL MVP; and
WHEREAS, Walter was named a six-time AP All-Pro and has secured his place as one of the most dominant left tackles of his time; and
WHEREAS, these on-the-field achievements rank second to Walter’s commitment to his family and community;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Christine O. Gregoire, Governor of the state of Washington, do hereby proclaim Friday, April 30, 2010
in Washington State, and I urge all citizens to join me in saluting this remarkable player.