Monday Round-Up: Reaction to roster moves

Posted Sep 2, 2013

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

Good morning, 12th Man, and happy Labor Day.

The Seahawks are scheduled to practice today at 2:30 p.m. Players and coaches will be available to the media after practice, so we should have plenty more reaction to the weekend of roster moves that sent the team from 75 to 53 players.

Until then, here's a look at what's "out there" for today, Monday, September 2, about your Seattle Seahawks:

Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times has his position-by-position look at the Seahawks final 53-man roster and shares some of his thoughts on the process. Condotta also has a look at how the club has been preparing for their 10 a.m. start times on the East Coast during the regular season.

Jayson Jenks of the Seattle Times has a feature on the raw talent of Seahawks rookie running back Christine Michael.

Eric Williams of the Tacoma News Tribune catches up with kicker Steven Hauschka on how he developed more distance on his kicks this offseason. Williams also has his breakdown of the Seahawks roster.

Danny O'Neil of says the Seahawks' cut to 53 players highlights the competitive culture head coach Pete Carroll has assembled in Seattle.

Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR AM has his take on the Seahawks' cut to 53 players.

John Boyle of the Everett Herald catches up with former Seahawks and University of Washington defensive back Roy Lewis on what cut day is like for a player, and how fleeting an NFL career can be. Boyle also has a look at the Seahawks' final roster. has a look at the practice squads for each club - either announced officially or reported in the media. The Seahawks have yet to make any practice squad signing official.

Terry Blount of shares his take on the Seahawks' final roster and dissects some of the team's notable additions and subtractions from over the weekend.

After the weekend's cuts around the League, Mike Sando of ESPN put together age ranks for all 32 teams. The Seahawks carry the NFL's youngest offense and are the fourth-youngest team overall.

Nick Eaton of has put together a descriptive photo gallery featuring each player on the Seahawks roster.

John McMullen of The Sports Network has an interesting take on the Seahawks' decision to part ways with cornerback Antoine Winfield.

Cornerback Richard Sherman checks in at No. 8 on's list of the Top 100 Defensive Players of 2013. Sherman's rank is the highest for a Seahawks player on either side of the football.

ESPN also has their 2013 Seahawks preview, where four of the site's five analysts polled pick the club to win the NFC West. has their picks in for Week 1 of the regular season. Five of the eight experts take the Seahawks over the Carolina Panthers to open the season.

Here at, Digital Media Reporter Clare Farnsworth has a look at the team's decision to let go of veterans fullback Michael Robinson and cornerback Antoine Winfield. Farnsworth also has a position-by-position analysis of the Seahawks' 53-man roster.

And we also have 14 photos from left tackle Russell Okung's third annual back to school event he hosted over the weekend.

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