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On this date: Shaun Alexander re-signs after Super run
All members of the 90-man roster were present to open up training camp today at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center. Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett said he "wanted to be a good teammate" by being present at today's camp and his desire to be a Seahawk for life.
NFL Media's Willie McGinest talks with Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll about training camp and the upcoming season.
Action photos from the first day of practice at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center.
More than 2,500 fans came out for the first day of the Seahawks' 2016 training camp at Renton's Virginia Mason Athletic Center.
Seahawks players reported to Renton's Virginia Mason Athletic Center on Friday to prepare for the start of the team's 2016 training camp, which opens Saturday, July 30 with the first of 13 practices open to the public.
2006: Shaun Alexander is re-signed to a multiyear contract, after being voted league MVP and leading the NFL in rushing (1,880 yards) and touchdowns (28) in 2005. Alexander would not have another 1,000-yard rushing season before being released during the 2007 offseason, but he remains the franchise career leader in rushing yards (9,429), touchdowns (112) and rushing attempts (2,176).
1975: John Thompson is named the team’s first general manager. Thompson had been executive director of the NFL Management Council.
1997: Bennie Blades, a Pro Bowl safety from the Lions, signs with the Seahawks – joining his younger brother, Brian, who would rank No. 2 on the team’s all-time reception list by the time he retired after the 1998 season. Bennie played in 10 games in ’97 before an injury forced him to retire.
1998: Brian Habib, a guard on the Broncos’ Super Bowl championship team, agrees to sign with the Seahawks in free agency. Habib, who played at the University of Washington, started all 32 games in two seasons with the Seahawks. Read