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Thursday Round-Up: Russell Okung out; Catching up with Gus Bradley
Good morning, 12th Man.
Here's a look at what's "out there" for today, Thursday, September 19, about your Seattle Seahawks:
Left tackle Russell Okung (toe) will sit out Sunday's game against the Jaguars, head coach Pete Carroll said during his Wednesday press conference. Paul McQuistan will step in for the injured Okung with James Carpenter taking McQuistan's spot at left guard.
Dave Boling of the Tacoma News Tribune has notes on Gus Bradley's transition from Seahawks defensive coordinator to Jacksonville Jaguars head coach.
John Boyle of the Everett Herald says Bradley's optimistic approach is being tested with the Jaguars early season struggles.
Danny O'Neil of 710Sports.com pegs Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew as this week's person of interest.
Brady Henderson of 710Sports.com recaps a conversation between Seahawks right tackle Breno Giacomini and 710 ESPN Seattle's "Bob and Groz."
Bob Condotta of the Seattle TImes says despite the 2-0 start the Seahawks offense is not where they want to be.
Terry Blount of ESPN.com evaluates the play of quarterback Russell Wilson during the Seahawks Sunday night win over the 49ers. Blount also shares comments from Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley, who is facing a Seahawks defense he helped create this Sunday.
It's an ESPN Insider piece, but Khaled Elsayed of Pro Football Focus outlines why the offseason additions of defensive ends Michael Bennett and Cliff Avril make the Seahawks one of the League's top teams.
Pat Kirwan of CBSSports.com breaks down how the Seahawks cornerbacks are the strength of the team's defense.
NFL.com Around the League writer Marc Sessler has some video breakdown of Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers, commenting on the strong play of the Seahawks defense.
Seahawks team photographer Rod Mar shares some behind-the-scenes photos from the Seahawks-49ers game with TheMMQB.com.
The NFL's "Million Fan Salute" campaign has opened up and you can show support for our local military by casting a vote for the Seahawks at millionfansalute.com. If the Seahawks come out on top in fan votes, Washington's Joint Base Lewis-McChord will receive facility upgrade support from USAA.
And here at Seahawks.com, Digital Media Reporter Clare Farnsworth catches up with cornerback Richard Sherman on being named NFC Defensive Player of Week 2, previews Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley's Sunday matchup against his former defense, and puts the focus on new left tackle Paul McQuistan.