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Thursday Round-Up: Walter Jones among 25 semifinalists for 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame
Good morning, 12th Man.
Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Thursday, November 21 - about your Seattle Seahawks:
In his first year of eligibility, former Seahawks left tackle Walter Jones is among the 25 semifinalists being considered for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2014. The Hall of Fame selection committee landed on the list of 25 from its initial list of 126 modern-era nominees. Jones, the Seahawks' 1997 first-round draft pick (No. 6 overall), is widely considered to be one of the game's best offensive lineman. He spent 13 seasons in Seattle, earning nine Pro Bowl and seven All-Pro honors. His No. 71 jersey was retired by the club in December of 2010.
Terry Blount of ESPN.com takes a stab at predicting the outcome of Seattle's remaining games, and their path to the playoffs. Blount also writes about what to expect now from wide receiver Percy Harvin.
Bob Condotta and Jayson Jenks of the Seattle Times hand out some bye-week awards for Seahawks offensive MVP, defensive MVP, and unsung hero, and look ahead to the team's Monday Night Football matchup with the New Orleans Saints.
The Seattle Times wants to know how the 12th Man rolls, and is asking you to share your photos, videos, and stories surrounding any of your Seahawks gameday rituals.
Steve Rudman of SportsPressNW.com poses the question, "Which Seahawk team would win: '05 or '13?"
Seahawks chairman Paul Allen has funded a new project centered around neuroscience, looking at how blows to the head can damage the brain. The Seattle-based collaboration is currently focused on the head injuries suffered by athletes and soldiers.
Josh Kerns of MyNorthwest.com says there's no reason to worry about the Seahawks while their away on their bye week.
Here at Seahawks.com, team photographer Rod Mar has his "Eye on the Seahawks" photo blog from last Sunday's game against the Vikings.
And Digital Media Reporter Clare Farnsworth provides a Pro Bowl balloting update, where several Seahawks lead the way in voting at their respective positions, and has a look at what's to come for wide receiver Percy Harvin.