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Friday Round-Up: Reaction to Seahawks' preseason opener at Denver Broncos
Good morning, 12s.
Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Friday, August 8 - about your Seattle Seahawks one day after their preseason opener against the Denver Broncos:
From The Coach
Pete Carroll said he liked what he saw out of quarterbacks Tarvaris Jackson and Terrelle Pryor, wide receiver Paul Richardson, and defensive end Cassius Marsh during last night's 21-16 exhibition loss to the Broncos in Denver, but the head coach gave a less-than-glowing report of the early work from his team's offensive line.
“We’re just surviving," Carroll said of the Seahawks O-line that was without Pro Bowl center Max Unger (groin), former first-round pick James Carpenter (calf), and Pro Bowl left tackle Russell Okung (toe). "We’re really surviving right now. We have guys on the second team that have been here about three or four days. We are just not very sharp right now, and unfortunately it showed. But we survived it, got through it.”
From The Players
After last night's game, Seahawks.com's Tony Ventrella caught up with the aforementioned standouts Pryor, Richardson, and Marsh, and also managed a one-on-one with rookie linebacker Brock Coyle, who performed well in place of two-time leading tackler Bobby Wagner (hamstring).
You can find all four interviews embedded below.
LB | Brock Coyle | No. 45
DE | Cassius Marsh | No. 91
WR | Paul Richardson | No. 10
QB | Terrelle Pryor | No. 2
From The Owner
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More From Around The Web
Here at Seahawks.com, Clare Farnsworth reviews last night's action, naming rookie wide receiver Paul Richardson his player of the game. Farnsworth also grabs postgame reaction from free safety Earl Thomas - who was first in line returning punts last night, wide receiver Ricardo Lockette, quarterback Terrelle Pryor, and cornerback A.J. Jefferson.
Quarter notes and full game highlights from last night's game are available for you here.
Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times provides position-by-position postgame thoughts from last night's matchup.
Gregg Bell of the Tacoma News Tribune has quick impressions from last night's Seahawks performance, noting the offensive line needs improvement.
Danny O'Neil of 710Sports.com has his notebook from last night with a focus on the play of backup quarterback Terrelle Pryor.
710Sports.com also has their postgame interviews that aired on 710 ESPN Seattle.
Art Thiel of SportsPressNW.com has his reaction to the Seahawks' preseason opener.
And Curtis Crabtree of 950 Sports Radio KJR AM reminds readers to not overreact - positively or negatively - to what you saw on Thursday night.
Did I miss anything you think is worthy of inclusion? Let me know on Twitter @TonyDrovetto