A recap of the activities at Virginia Mason Athletic Center for Aug. 4, when the Seahawks held the ninth practice in their training camp presented by Bing:
WORD OF THE DAY: B.J. DANIELS
That’s actually a name, and an initialed one at that. But
And the second-year quarterback made the most of his expanded opportunities.
In the final full-team portion of practice, Daniels not only led a touchdown drive, he capped it with a 23-yard scoring pass to tight end
“B.J. has had to take a backseat here through camp because we’re taking a great look at
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“The opponent never matters in these situations. You’re working on technique, discipline and getting better as a team regardless of who you’re going against.”
That game comes on Thursday night in the preseason opener against the Broncos in Denver. As for Pryor, he has been altering with incumbent back
And getting Pryor more reps in practice to get him up the speed in the Seahawks’ offense had meant fewer snaps for Daniels.
“For the opportunities he’d had, B.J. has not had a great chance to get prepared,” Carroll said. “But he does know the offense, he knows what’s going on and he is a playmaker.”
PLAYS OF THE DAY: JERMAINE KEARSE WAS IN THE MIDDLE OF EVERYTHING
Run offense: On a first-and-goal play in the final full-team drill, running back
Pass defense: In a three-play sequence in the 7-on-7 drill, cornerbacks Byron Maxell and
Run defense: Kearse also got the ball on an end-around play, but linebacker
BACK AT IT: KAM CHANCELLOR, RUSSELL OKUNG PRACTICE
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The Seahawks’ Super Bowl rematch with the Broncos in Denver on Thursday night is only a preseason game, but it’s also another opportunity to compete – and at the next level after 11 training camp practices. The Seahawks are unbeaten in their four previous preseason openers under coach Pete Carroll:
All-Pro strong safety
But more than a dozen players were sidelined: left guard
Carroll said Carpenter could return this week, perhaps as early as Tuesday. On Norwood, Carroll said, “We’re going to take our time with him. He’s not going to come back right away. It’s going to be a bit.”
ROSTER MOVES: CORY BRANDON CLAIMED, WADE SMITH SIGNED
After losing Michael Bowie to a shoulder injury and then the Cleveland Browns, who claimed him once the Seahawks waived Bowie with an injured designation, the club restocked the competition at right tackle by claiming
UP NEXT: “TURNOVER THURSDAY”
Because this is a game week, and the Seahawks’ preseason opener against the Broncos at Denver will played Thursday night, this Tuesday is actually Thursday on the Pete Carroll calendar. Thursday’s, er, Tuesday’s practice is the 10th of the 12 sold out sessions that are open to the public.
Monday’s practice attracted a crowd of 2,584 fans.