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Friday Round-Up: The Making (Baking?) of the Seattle Seahawks 2016 Schedule
Good morning, 12s.
Here’s a look at what’s “out there” for today – Friday, April 15 – about your Seattle Seahawks. Read
The Making of the Seattle Seahawks 2016 Schedule
If you didn’t catch it yesterday evening, we decided to have a little fun to announce the 2016 schedule in video form. Inspired by the popular short cooking videos that are popular on social media these days, our digital media team “baked” the schedule in cupcake form. The reaction has been very positive, though we’d like to point out that despite ESPN.com and a few others thinking the video was meant to poke fun at a “cupcake schedule” that most definitely was not the case considering the Seahawks play the fifth hardest schedule in 2016 based off opponents’ 2015 records. We just thought cupcakes would look better in a video than cookies.
Here’s a sampling of the reaction:
Mike Hacku from the Patriots’ digital media team weighed in as well:
As did Kevin Corbett, Tampa Bay’s director of digital media:
Also, it must be noted that this video was made by highly trained professionals (or something like that), and you should definitely not attempt baking with ingredients such as sand, Mardi Gras beads, toy airplanes and swords. Read
Tweets of the Day
Today’s Tweets of the Day provide updates of the work Cliff Avril, Marshawn Lynch and other NFL players are doing in Haiti this week.
More From Around the Web
Here at Seahawks.com, a look at five things to know about this year’s schedule.
NFL.com’s Gregg Rosenthal says the Seahawks are part of the “Power Four” in the NFC along with Carolina, Green Bay and Arizona.Read