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Friday Round-Up: Q13 FOX to provide live coverage from day one of Seahawks training camp
Seattle Seahawks players will have the chance to share the causes that are important to them during all Week 13 games, as part of the NFL's My Cause, My Cleats campaign. Defensive end Cliff Avril, wide receiver Doug Baldwin, tight end Jimmy Graham, cornerback Richard Sherman, and quarterback Russell Wilson all chose to participate, personalizing their footwear to help tell their stories. View
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Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Friday, July 25 - about your Seattle Seahawks: Read
Q13 FOX To Carry Today's Training Camp Live
Their coverage already started at 6 a.m., but Q13 FOX is providing a live look-in at the first of 12 open training camp practices at Seahawks headquarters. Today's practice session kicks off at 10 a.m., when the station will feature live footage, player interviews, and share reactions with fans for the first hour of camp at Renton's Virginia Mason Athletic Center.
Seahawks Pro Shop Opens At The Landing
A brand new Seahawks Pro Shop opened at The Landing in Renton last night, and Seahawks.com's Clare Farnsworth was on site for the ribbon-cutting ceremony with former Seahawks safety Lawyer Milloy and Seattle Sounders FC midfielder Brad Evans. Be sure to stop by the new store on your way to training camp practices over the next few weeks for all of your 2014 Seahawks needs. Read
WR Morrell Presley Signed
One day following the retirement of veteran wideout Sidney Rice, the Seahawks signed rookie wide receiver Morrell Presley, who worked out on a tryout basis as a tight end during the team's rookie minicamp after spending time at California (Pa.) University and UCLA.
The Seahawks also announced the release of tight end Chase Dixon, who was signed as an undrafted rookie free agent after the 2014 draft, and waived/injured offensive lineman Jared Smith, a 2013 seventh-round draft choice by Seattle. Read
SI.com Names Richard Sherman NFL's Top Corner
On Sherman, who is listed ahead of Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson (No. 2) and New England Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis (No. 3), Farrar writes, "In the postseason, Sherman was even more impressive, and this was really the tiebreaker. It's unfortunate that Peterson's Cardinals didn't get to see what they could do in the playoffs with their 10-6 record, but Sherman was absolutely ridiculous in the Seahawks' final romp to the Super Bowl -- he was targeted just seven times on 117 passing snaps, allowing just two receptions for 10 yards. And when Peyton Manning, of all people, started overthrowing deep passes to avoid Sherman late in the Super Bowl as the Broncos fell further and further behind, that said all that needed to be said. Richard Sherman is just as good as he says he is." Read
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More From Around The Web
Here at Seahawks.com, Clare Farnsworth talks with quarterback Russell Wilson and linebacker Bobby Wagner, who both offer their thoughts on the eve of training camp. Farnsworth also continues his Countdown to Canton series on Walter Jones, talking with former Seahawks defensive end Patrick Kerney about the Hall of Fame left tackle.
Defensive end Greg Scruggs has a new Beauty & The Champ podcast with morning radio personality Ellen Tailor available for download.
Dave Boling of the Tacoma News Tribune believes the Seahawks have what it takes to repeat as Super Bowl champions, stating, "I’ve covered 25 previous Seahawks seasons, and I’d be confident in saying that the Seahawks showed better energy and intensity during their offseason practices than a number of teams in franchise history brought to the field during regular season games."
Todd Dybas of the Tacoma News Tribune has a look at the Seahawks' training camp roster and projects which 53 players will make the final cut. Dybas also sets up Seahawks camp with how head coach Pete Carroll is approaching the new season.
And NFL.com's Gregg Rosenthal has 14 things we learned from Thursday's training camps around the rest of the League.