Thursday Round-Up: What Breno Giacomini's sore knee means for Week 4

Posted Sep 26, 2013

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

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today, Thursday, September 26, about your Seattle Seahawks:

Danny O'Neil of has a look at what Breno Giacomini's knee injury means for the offensive line heading into Sunday's game against the Texans in Houston. O'Neil also shares several highlights from his Wednesday "Hawk Talk" chat.

Terry Blount of comments on backup rookie offensive tackles Alvin Bailey and Michael Bowie, who could be pushed into action this weekend.

Adam Lewis of wonders if the Seahawks can reach 4-0 with the uncertainty hanging over the offensive line.

John Boyle of the Everett Herald passes along comments from assistant head coach/offensive line coach Tom Cable on the rookie offensive tackles Alvin Bailey and Michael Bowie. Boyle also highlights the versatile pass rusher O'Brien Schofield, whose role could change when linebacker Bruce Irvin returns from suspension in Week 5.

Dave Boling of the Tacoma News Tribune says if the Seahawks can pull out two road wins or even split games in Week 4 and 5 they may find themselves in the NFC driver's seat.

Todd Dybas of the Tacoma News Tribune has a closer look at defensive end J.J. Watt, the NFL's reigning Defensive Player of the Year who the Seahawks will be forced to handle this weekend.

Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times has more on the Texans disruptive pass rusher J.J. Watt. Condotta also passes along five questions and five answers on Sunday's matchup in Houston from Brian T. Smith, who covers the Texans for the Houston Chronicle.

For even more on J.J. Watt, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR AM has his report from Wednesday's media availability and practice session.

Dave "Softy" Mahler of Sports Radio 950 KJR AM shares Wednesday conversations with free safety Earl Thomas and linebacker O'Brien Schofield.

ESPN's John Clayton previews Sunday's game against the Houston Texans in his "Cold Hard Facts" segment for 710 ESPN Seattle.

Cornerback Richard Sherman was named one of Sports Illustrated's Top 100 Twitter accounts to follow for news and entertainment in sports. We all already knew that, but in case you're not already on board, you can follow No. 25 on Twitter at @RSherman_25.

Here at, team photographer Rod Mar has a look at "Competition Wednesday" in photos.

I pass along several bits of injury news and Week 4 game notes from head coach Pete Carroll's Wednesday press conference.

And Digital Media Reporter Clare Farnsworth recaps the events surrounding Wednesday in Hawkville, puts the focus on quarterback Russell Wilson, and catches up with the relentless rusher Michael Bennett.

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