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Monday Round-Up: Seahawks game-week preparation begins
Good morning, 12s.
Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Monday, August 4 - about your Seattle Seahawks:
Game Week Begins
The Seahawks begin game-week preparation for their first preseason contest of the year today, holding a "Competition Wednesday" practice at 11 a.m. PT at Renton's Virginia Mason Athletic Center.
Tuesday's 10 a.m. practice will serve as "Turnover Thursday" with Wednesday's 10 a.m. session to be dubbed "No Repeat Friday" and include travel to Denver, Colo., where the Seahawks will meet their Super Bowl XLVIII counterpart Broncos to open exhibition play.
Pharrell, Soundgarden To Perform Prior To Week 1 Kickoff
Grammy Award-winning artists Pharrell Williams and Soundgarden will perform outside Seattle's CenturyLink Field on Thursday, Sept. 4 as part of the 2014 NFL Kickoff presented by XBOX. Their performances will take place prior to the Seahawks' regular season opener against the Green Bay Packers, which kicks off at 5:30 p.m. PT on NBC.
Walter Jones - Hall of Famer
Former Seahawks left tackle Walter Jones was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame over the weekend in Canton, Ohio. You can watch his induction speech in full in the video above.
Tweet of the Day
Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from former Seahawks offensive tackle Michael Bowie, who was waived/injured by the team on Saturday and claimed by the Cleveland Browns. Bowie thanked for the Seahawks organization and 12th Man fans for the "best rookie year" he could ask for.
More From Around The Web
The Seahawks' defense was on display during the team's "Mock Game" on Saturday.
Dave Boling of the Tacoma News Tribune calls attention to the daily one-on-one battles between center Max Unger and nose tackle Brandon Mebane - two of the longest-tenured players on the Seahawks' roster.
Evan Thompson of the Tacoma News Tribune profiles former University of Washington wide receiver Kevin Smith.the Seahawks are ready to build a dynasty in 2014.
Terry Blount of ESPN.com has his observations from Saturday's "Mock Game" and shares his latest projection of the Seahawks' 53-man roster.
John Boyle of the Everett Herald has his takeaways from Saturday's Seahawks scrimmage.
Jayson Jenks of the Seattle Times updates us on the competition at punt returner, where free safety Earl Thomas, cornerback Richard Sherman, and wide receivers Doug Baldwin, Percy Harvin, and Bryan Walters have been battling.
Rob Asghar of Forbes.com has an interesting piece detailing how head coach Pete Carroll's leadership style has led to Seahawks success.
And NFL.com's Dan Hanzus shares nine takeaways from Saturday's intra-squad scrimmages around the rest of the League.
Did I miss anything you think is worthy of inclusion? Let me know on Twitter @TonyDrovetto