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Wednesday Round-Up: Super Bowl XLVIII champion Seahawks visit The White House

Posted May 21, 2014

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

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Good morning, 12s.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Wednesday, May 21 - about your Seattle Seahawks:

Super Bowl Champs At The White House

The Super Bowl XLVIII champion Seattle Seahawks are in Washington, D.C. today for a ceremonial visit with President Barack Obama at The White House. You can catch a live stream of today's festivities at Seahawks.com/live starting around 11 a.m. PT.

In honor of today's events, Jerry Brewer of the Seattle Times spoke with a few Seattle-area athletes who have experienced the honorary trip to our nation's capital.

John McGrath of the Tacoma News Tribune penned a letter to President Obama briefing him on today's visit by the Super Bowl champion Seahawks.

And our friends at Q13 FOX are doing a nice job aggregating Seahawks player tweets in a live blog from today's event at The White House.

Paul Richardson Signs Rookie Contract

Wide receiver Paul Richardson, the Seahawks' first pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, signed his rookie contract with the club yesterday. Richardson's deal makes him the fifth member of the Seahawks 2014 draft class to sign with the team. Wide receiver Kevin Norwood, tackles Justin Britt and Garrett Scott, and linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis are the four that remained unsigned.

Defensive Coordinator Dan Quinn Breaks Down Defensive Personnel

Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn joined Sports Radio KJR AM's Mitch in the Morning show yesterday to talk about the team's defensive personnel heading into the new season. The full audio file is embedded for you above.

More From Around The Web

Terry Blount of ESPN.com has a position-by-position look at the Seahawks' offense and defense, breaking down how the team's depth might look heading into training camp.

Danny O'Neil of 710Sports.com shares highlights from his latest "Hawk Talk" chat.

Minneapolis, Minn. has been chosen as the host city for Super Bowl LII, beating out New Orleans and Indianapolis for the 2018 game. The game marks the first Super Bowl for the town since 1992 and it's one that will be played at the new home of the Minnesota Vikings, which is slated to open in 2016.

TheMMQB.com continues its look at the 95-year history of the NFL with a story on the evolution of artificial turf.

And Evan Silva of rotoworld.com has put together his Top 150 fantasy football players post-NFL Draft. Running backs Marshawn Lynch and Christine Michael, wide receiver Percy Harvin, and quarterback Russell Wilson crack Silva's list for the Seahawks.

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

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