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Tuesday Round-Up: Russell Wilson, Kasey Kahne host The DRIVE; Marshawn Lynch swings a golf club
Good morning, 12s.
Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Tuesday, June 24 - about your Seattle Seahawks:
Russell Wilson & Kasey Kahne Team Up For The DRIVE
Nearly 5,000 fans showed up outside CenturyLink Field yesterday in support of The DRIVE, a healthy-living pep rally driving awareness of Boys & Girls Clubs of King County that was hosted by Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kasey Kahne, a native of Enumclaw, Wash.
Marshawn Lynch On The Links
Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch hosted his second-annual "Big Golf Game" yesterday in Industry, Calif., a charity event in support of his Fam 1st Family Foundation which aims to provide educational opportunities for underprivileged Bay Area youth. NFL Network attended the event and captured footage of Beast Mode's golf swing, which we've provided for your viewing pleasure in the video above.
Seahawks Nominated For 2014 ESPY Awards
Nominees for the 2014 ESPY Awards were announced today, and the Seahawks are up for Best Team, Pete Carroll for Best Coach/Manager, quarterback Russell Wilson for Best NFL Player, and cornerback Richard Sherman for Best Breakthrough Athlete. Voting for each category ends on Wednesday, July 16, when the winners will be unveiled starting 6 p.m. PT in a special ceremony airing on ESPN.
Open Training Camp Dates Announced
The Seahawks announced 2014 training camp registration details this morning, and 12 practices are open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis. Public registration opens on Thursday, June 26 at 10 a.m. PT.
Tweet of the Day
Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from rookie wide receiver Paul Richardson, who is in Ohio with the rest of the 2014 Seahawks draft class for the NFL Rookie Symposium, where NFC draft picks have gathered to learn about the League and how to succeed as a pro. Cornerback Eric Pinkins has been blogging about his time in Cleveland, which you can find right here.
The entire group participated in a youth Play60 event this morning, where NFL Media's Jeff Darlington was on site and captured this photo of the Seahawks' "lively" bunch.
More From Around The Web
Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice opened his first of five Wingstop locations in the Seattle area this past weekend.
Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times catches up with offensive lineman Stephen Schilling, the Bellevue High School product is happy to be back in Seattle after three years with the San Diego Chargers.
Todd Dybas of the Tacoma News Tribune details what defensive tackle Tony McDaniel's role will look like this season.provides a nice rundown of the Seahawks' offseason work, naming wide receiver Kevin Norwood the team's most-impressive rookie and cornerback Tharold Simon the team's most-impressive "red-shirt."
Brady Henderson of 710Sports.com recaps a conversation with assistant head coach/offensive line coach Tom Cable that took place last week, when Cable said he liked the improvement he was seeing each day from 2014 second-round draft pick Justin Britt.
Terry Blount of ESPN.com says despite losing veterans Chris Clemons, Red Bryant, and Clinton McDonald, head coach Pete Carroll likes the depth he has along the defensive line.
ESPN.com shares the training camp start dates for each of the League's 32 teams. The Seahawks will report to Virginia Mason Athletic Center on Thursday, July 24 and hold their first practice on Friday, July 25.
And NFL.com Around the League writer Dan Hanzus has his latest reader mailbag, naming Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin as a "Dark Horse" candidate for 2014 NFL MVP.
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