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Sunday Round-Up: What we learned from Day Two of Seahawks Training Camp
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With the Seahawks final preseason game on Thursday night, the team combined Competition Wednesday and Turnover Thursday into one day, hopefully preparing themselves for later in the year when they play on Thursday night in the regular season.
Due to the shortened week, the team doubled up on a Tuesday practice of preseason week four with the themes of "Competition Wednesday" and "Turnover Thursday".
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Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Sunday, July 27 - about your Seattle Seahawks:
Earl Thomas, Russell Wilson Looking To Be Legendary
Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas and quarterback Russell Wilson spoke with the media following day two of training camp at Renton's Virginia Mason Athletic Center yesterday, and the two told reporters about how their relationship has blossomed on and off the field.
Thomas, who at 25 years old is the same age as Wilson despite entering the NFL two years before the Seahawks quarterback, said he and Wilson compete each day to see who can stay at team headquarters the longest. Thomas says he's seen Wilson continue to find ways to up his already impressive game.
"He’s a different guy,” Thomas said of Wilson's jump from year two to year three in the League. “He’s more in control. He’s giving me a hard time, kind of looking me off. Sometimes I think he holds it a little longer because no pass rush is coming.
“But he’s on the right track. He’s a great leader. He watches film, just like I watch film.”
S Steven Terrell, LB Brandon Denmark Added
The Seahawks made a couple more roster moves on the second day of camp, releasing defensive tackle Dewayne Cherrington and signing second-year safety Steven Terrell and rookie linebacker Brandon Denmark.
Terrell (out of Texas A&M) and Denmark (out of Florida A&M) provide depth at a pair of positions that have players sidelined, with linebackers Malcolm Smith (foot), Bruce Irvin (hip), Korey Toomer (hamstring), and strong safety Kam Chancellor (hip) sitting out practice, or recovering from offseason surgeries.
Earl Thomas Tastes Nickelodeon's Green Slime, Gets Disappointed
Seahawks All-Pro free safety Earl Thomas was at the inaugural Kids Choice Sports Awards earlier this month and got a tasting of Nickelodeon's infamous green slime. On Saturday, Thomas revealed what the gooey substance tastes like.
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Seahawks.com's Clare Farnsworth details how the Seahawks are handling even greater expectations in 2014, wraps up Saturday's action in Hawkville, and highlights a trio of fans who attended day two of camp.
Danny O'Neil of 710Sports.com passes along observations from day two of training camp, noting rookie offensive tackle Justin Britt is receiving increased reps with the No. 1 unit while second-year year tackle Michael Bowie sits out with what coach Pete Carroll described as a shoulder tweak.their impressions from day two of camp, which includes thoughts on rookie wideout Paul Richardson, the team's rotation along the defensive line, and the open competition at backup free safety. Condotta also says don't expect Seattle to change their offensive philosophy without Marshawn Lynch.
Robert Klemko of TheMMQB.com tells us how the Seahawks are hoping to avoid a Super Bowl hangover. Klemko also has his report after taking in two days of Seahawks camp, tabbing wide receiver Paul Richardson as the best new player in camp and projecting 500 yards out of second-year running back Christine Michael.
Terry Blount of ESPN.com has his day two recap, noting solid play from offensive guard James Carpenter and safety Jeron Johnson.
And in a bit of news out of the NFC West rival San Francisco 49ers camp, the team confirmed that running back Kendall Hunter has suffered a torn ACL.
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