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Friday Round-Up: Seahawks at Packers
Seahawks at Packers, 5 p.m. PT on CBS | Gameday Central
Good morning, 12th Man.
Here's a look at what's "out there" for today, Friday, August 23, about your Seattle Seahawks:
Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times previews tonight's game against the Packers, pointing to five key objectives the Seahawks will look to accomplish, one of them being better offensive execution on third down.
Condotta also passes along some notes on the Packers, reminding us Green Bay recently signed quarterback Vince Young to backup starter Aaron Rodgers. Young could see some time against the Seahawks tonight.
Percy Allen of the Seattle Times talks with one excited Seattle sports fan who will attend huge home games for the Seattle Sounders FC, University of Washington Huskies and Seahawks over the next three weeks.
Danny O'Neil of 710Sports.com labels defensive tackle Tony McDaniel, wide receiver Stephen Williams and fullback Spencer Ware as three players who should receive their fair share of opportunities tonight in Green Bay.
Dave Boling of the Tacoma News Tribune highlights head coach Pete Carroll's approach to preseason games and says wide receiver Golden Tate's game-winning catch against the Packers in Week 3 of last season was the first of the big-play magic that powered the Seahawks into the postseason.
John Boyle of the Everett Herald outlines the importance of preseason games to the Seahawks coaching staff, noting penalties are one area coach Carroll hopes to clean up tonight at Lambeau Field.
Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR AM reports rookie defensive tackle Jordan Hill is out of today's game with a strained bicep. Fellow rookie defensive tackle Jesse Williams, wide receiver Sidney Rice, tight end Zach Miller, fullback Michael Robinson, and guard James Carpenter are also out against the Packers. Pass rushers Bruce Irvin and Cliff Avril are game-time decisions.
Jim Moore of 710Sports.com outlines rookie defensive end Benson Mayowa's path to the NFL.
Michael Grey of 710 AM ESPN Seattle's "Wyman, Mike and Moore" catches up with quarterback Tarvaris Jackson on his move back to Seattle.
Pat Kirwan of CBSSports.com picks the Seahawks to finish 11-5 and atop the NFC West.
Chris Brown of Grantland.com has a feature on what the League's young quarterbacks must do to become the next Peyton Manning or Tom Brady.
Here at Seahawks.com, I talk with former Minnesota Viking Antoine Winfield on what the Seahawks can expect from quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the Packers.