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Tuesday Round-Up: Seahawks No. 2 In ESPN’s ‘Future’ Power Rankings
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Here’s a look at what’s “out there” for today — Tuesday, July 11 — about your Seattle Seahawks: Read
Seahawks No. 2 In ESPN’s ‘Future’ Power Rankings
ESPN Insiders Field Yates, Louis Riddick and Mike Sando ranked the 32 teams across the league based on which ones they feel are in the best shape for the next three seasons.
The panel scored teams based on their roster (excluding the quarterback), quarterback, draft, front office and coaching using a scale ranging from 40 (F-) to 100 (A+). Using their averages, each category was weighted to create an overall score for each team.
With a score of 86.43, the Seahawks placed second on the list behind Super Bowl LI champions New England (90.12). Here’s why the panel of insiders believe the Seahawks graded so highly:
Does any team find more value in places that are otherwise not regarded as gold mines? The Seahawks build the depth of their roster through late-round picks -- as is the case around the league -- but also have found stars that are foundational pieces at discounted rates in free agency (Michael Bennett and Cliff Avril arrived on modest deals) and in the middle rounds of the draft (Russell Wilson, Richard Sherman, Kam Chancellor and more). Read
Tweet Of The Day
Today’s “Tweet of the Day” comes from the NFL, who shared this video of the best one-handed catches of all-time:
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