Friday Round-Up: Seahawks get Super Bowl rings; Minicamp wraps

Posted Jun 20, 2014

A morning link round-up of what's "out there" about your Seattle Seahawks

Good morning, 12s.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Friday, June 20 - about your Seattle Seahawks:

Seahawks Receive Super Bowl Rings

The Seahawks received their Super Bowl XLVIII championship rings during a private ceremony last night in downtown Seattle. We put together a social media timeline from last night's ceremony, with players showing off their newest treasure via photos and videos on Twitter and Instagram.

And here's a fun look back at how the Super Bowl ring has evolved over the years, starting with the Green Bay Packers' championship ring from Super Bowl I to the Seahawks' ring from Super Bowl XLVIII.

Minicamp Wraps

The Seahawks concluded their offseason program yesterday, wrapping up their three-day mandatory minicamp at Renton's Virginia Mason Athletic Center. The team is now "off" until Training Camp starts in late July.

Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times gives us five reasons why the Seahawks may be better right now than they were at this time last year.

Jerry Brewer of the Seattle Times tells us how quarterback Terrelle Pryor is making the most of his opportunity with the Seahawks.

Todd Dybas of the Tacoma News Tribune tells us about offensive guard James Carpenter's improved conditioning.

John Boyle of the Everett Herald says defensive tackle Jesse Williams hasn't felt this healthy since he was playing junior college football before going on to play at Alabama. Boyle also caught up with Michael Robinson, talking about the former Seahawk fullback's future.

Tim Booth of the Associated Press says undrafted Seahawks defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat is looking to make his mark in Seattle.

And shares highlights from Danny O'Neil's latest "Hawk Talk" chat, discussing how newly-acquired defensive tackle Kevin Williams will work into the team's D-line rotation.

Tweet of the Day

Today's "Tweet of the Day" has to be this one from Seahawks owner Paul Allen, right? It only took all of 37 years, but the Seahawks have secured their first Super Bowl ring in franchise history.

More From Around The Web

Here at, we share several photos from Malcolm Smith, K.J. Wright, Bobby Wagner, Doug Baldwin, and Cliff Avril's recent visits to Boeing facilities around the Puget Sound.

The Seahawks' Lombardi Trophy will be available for photo opportunities during a "Wine, Wings & More" event at Mukilteo's Future of Flight Aviation Center tonight. The 21-plus event kicks off at 6 p.m. PT and you can find registration details right here.

Adam Schein of says the Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers are still the League's two best teams.

And's Marc Sessler has 11 takeaways from Thursday's minicamps around the rest of the League.

Did I miss anything you think is worthy of inclusion? Let me know on Twitter @TonyDrovetto