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Friday Round-Up: ESPN Recaps Seahawks Spring Standouts
Good morning, 12s.
Here’s a look at what’s “out there” for today—Friday, June 16—about your Seattle Seahawks: Read
Jimmy Graham, C.J. Prosise Among Seahawks Spring Standouts
With minicamp coming to an end Thursday, the Seahawks concluded their offseason workout program and are now off until training camp opens in six weeks. At ESPN.com, Sheil Kapadia takes a look at some of the things he has learned over the past two months of organized team activities and minicamp, including some observations on George Fant’s potential heading into Year 2:
The George Fant hype is real.
In March, Carroll said that if Fant had to spend a year as a backup, it might be good for him. But Fant transformed his body in the offseason and is doing everything in his power to prove he deserves a legitimate shot to start at left tackle.
His physique impressed the coaching staff as Fant put on about 25 pounds. Of course, it's impossible to judge the progress of offensive linemen in May and June. Training camp and preseason will tell the story with Fant. But at this point, he has to be considered the favorite to protect Wilson's blind side. Read
Tweet Of The Day
Today’s “Tweet of the Day” comes from the Seahawks’ account on the road, where Seahawks tackle George Fant moonlighted as a barista at Starbucks as the 12 Tour kicked off this morning.
More From Around The Web
Here at Seahawks.com, a recap of Pete Carroll’s press conference following the final day of offseason workouts.
Carroll also provided some injury updates on his team.
Meanwhile, defensive end Cassius Marsh is headed to Las Vegas to attend the Magic: The Gathering Grand Prix.
The Seattle Times takes a look at six reason why Pete Carroll is optimistic about the work his team got in this offseason.
Over at the News Tribune, a look at what the Seahawks accomplished this offseason.Read