Good morning, 12th Man.
Here's a look at what's "out there" for today, Wednesday, August 21, about your Seattle Seahawks:
Dave Boling of the Tacoma News Tribune outlines how the team's "Always Compete" philosophy has factored in during preseason.
Eric Williams of the Tacoma News Tribune has his report from Tuesday's practice, noting several returnees to the practice field in Zach Miller, Bruce Irvin, Tony McDaniel, Christine Michael and more.
Danny O'Neil of 710Sports.com has his notes from Tuesday, reporting defensive tackle Jordan Hill suffered an arm injury at practice and fullback Michael Robinson was absent due to an illness.
Terry Blount of ESPN.com shares how wide receiver Golden Tate is handling the criticism from Packers fans on last year's controversial game-winning catch ahead of Friday night's third preseason game in Green Bay.
Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times and John Boyle of the Everett Herald also look at how Tate is approaching this week's game against the Packers.
Bob Stelton and Dave Grosby of 710 AM ESPN Seattle's "Bob and Groz" talk with defensive lineman Michael Bennett.
Mitch Levy of Sports Radio 950 KJR AM's "Mitch in the Morning" chats with wide receiver Jermaine Kearse and defensive end Benson Mayowa.
Tight end Sean McGrath joined Sports Radio 950 KJR AM's Ian Furness and Jason Puckett for a conversation after Tuesday's practice. Defensive coordinator Dan Quinn also joined the show.
ESPN.com NFC West blogger Mike Sando has his daily look around the division.
Steve Silverman of CBS Chicago names the Seahawks the NFL's best defensive team heading into the 2013 season.
NFL.com's Elliot Harrison offers up his predictions for the 2013 AP All-Pro team. Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas and cornerback Richard Sherman crack his list.
Here at Seahawks.com, I pass along several answers to the fan-submitted questions in the fourth edition of our #HawksMailbag.
And Digital Media Reporter Clare Farnsworth highlights the return of tight end Zach Miller, catches up with offensive lineman J.R. Sweezy on the competition at right guard, and puts the focus on wide receiver Golden Tate's golf swing.
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