And the 6-foot-7, 305-pound defensive tackle who signed with the Seahawks as an unrestricted free agent in April has been boisterous during the team’s run to Super Bowl XLVIII. Monday is McDaniel’s 29th birthday, so we asked fellow D-lineman and free-agent addition
“A Rolls Royce,” Bennett said.
A Rolls Royce? “He deserves it,” Bennett said. “He’s one of the most underrated players on the team.”
And perhaps in the league. Take McDaniel’s efforts in Sunday’s 23-17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game at CenturyLink Field – only the second playoff game of McDaniel’s eight-season NFL career. On the 49ers’ second series, his disruptive penetration allowed end
McDaniel has been making under-the-radar plays like this all season, joining Bennett and end
“It’s been crazy, man,” Bennett said. “Tony, Cliff, me, we’re just got lucky to be on this team with all these guys making all these plays. It’s fun.”
So we send very happy, but also understated, birthday wishes to Tony McDaniel.