Thanksgiving Day Round-Up: Seahawks confident in backup corners

Posted Nov 28, 2013

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

Good morning, 12th Man, and happy Thanksgiving.

A trio of NFL games are slated for today to supplement that quality time with friends, family, and food. So here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Thursday, November 28 - around the NFL and about your Seattle Seahawks:

John Boyle of the Everett Herald says the Seahawks have complete confidence in their backup cornerbacks Byron Maxwell, Jeremy Lane, and DeShawn Shead, who was called up from the team's practice squad to the 53-man roster yesterday afternoon.

Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times says the Seahawks will not allow recent distractions to derail their season.

Dave Boling of the Tacoma News Tribune compares the styles of Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees.

Todd Dybas of the Tacoma News Tribune takes a look at how the Seahawks spent their bye week.

Former NFL quarterback Hugh Millen breaks down Monday's matchup with the Saints in this short video.

Brady Henderson of recaps a entertaining conversation with Seahawks center Max Unger on who the biggest eater is on the team's offensive line. Oh, and Unger also touches on Monday's matchup with the Saints.

Danny O'Neil of has his notebook from Wednesday's practice and media availability.

Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR AM provides a brief injury update following Wednesday's practice session. Around the League writer Gregg Rosenthal has his weekly QB Index, where Russell Wilson ranks at No. 5 on his list. The writers at Around the League also offer 10 things to watch during today's Thanksgiving games.'s Daniel Jeremiah writes about the top three 2014 NFL Draft needs for each club, pointing to cornerback, tight end, and wide receiver as prime positions the Seahawks should target.

Andy Benoit of offers a complete breakdown of the six teams playing in today's Thanksgiving matchups.

Don Banks of shares his picks and predictions for all of Week 13's games, taking the Seahawks over the Saints on Monday night by a score of 27-21.

Here at, we put together a World Record Roar page to keep you updated on all the happenings surrounding Monday's Guinness World Record attempt for crowd noise.

Former Seahawks linebacker Dave Wyman takes over this week's #HawksMailbag, sharing his take on the suspension of cornerback Walter Thurmond and offering a look ahead at Monday's game against the Saints.

I recap head coach Pete Carroll's Wednesday press conference, noting the majority of the club returned from the bye week in full health.

Team photographer Rod Mar shares several snaps from "Competition Wednesday" at Virginia Mason Athletic Center.

Digital Media Reporter Clare Farnsworth recaps some Week 13 playoff-clinching scenarios, puts the focus on Seahawks Man of the Year Doug Baldwin, and writes about Byron Maxwell moving into the starting cornerback role.

The Seahawks are off enjoying today's holiday, but the club will be back at practice on Friday. And that's when our coverage will pick up next.

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