Friday Round-Up: ESPN Examines The 2017 Pro Football Hall Of Fame Class

ESPN provided readers an overview of this year’s Pro Football Hall of Fame class with information about each member and what got them to the hall.

Good morning, 12s.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today — Friday, August 4 — about your Seattle Seahawks:

ESPN Examines The 2017 PFHOF Class

A day before the 2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame class will be enshrined in Canton, ESPN Senior Writer Jeff Legwold provided readers an overview of this year's class with information about each member and what got them to the hall. 

The seven members of 2017 features a contributor in Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, a senior selection in Seahawks Legend Kenny Easley and five modern-era selections that include kicker Morten Andersen, running back Terrell Davis, defensive end Jason Taylor, running back LaDainian Tomlinson and quarterback Kurt Warner.

Here's what Legwold reminded fans about "The Enforcer" Easley:

Team:Seattle Seahawks (1981-87)

Presenter:High school coach Tommy Rhodes

Easley was the Seahawks' first-round pick in 1981 and was the league's Defensive Rookie of the Year that season. A five-time Pro Bowl selection, Easley's career was cut short by kidney problems. He was the NFL's Defensive Player of the Year in 1984 and was selected to the NFL's All-Decade team of the 1980s. A safety with a full résumé as a tackler and playmaker, he finished his career with 32 interceptions in 89 games, including a seven-interception season in 1983.

Pro Shop Item Of The Week

Today's featured item at the Seahawks Pro Shop are their Seahawks sunglasses, which you can only find in-store by calling 206-682-2900 to order.  


Social Post Of The Day

Today's "Social Post of the Day" comes from Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls, who is celebrating his 24th birthday today:

More From Around The Web

The battle at cornerback is heating up during training camp. 

Dave Wyman of 710 ESPN Seattle makes the case for why running back is the most important position for the Seahawks in 2017. 

ESPN's Sheil Kapadia offered his takeaways from Day 4 of camp. 

Michael-Shawn Dugar of SeattlePI chatted with Seahawks wide receiver Paul Richardson about being mistaken for NBA star John Wall, his favorite movies and more. 

Finally, Thue Nhi Nguyen of The Los Angeles Daily News talked to those at UCLA who know Easley the best. 

Take a look back at some of the best moments from the career of former Seahawks safety Kenny Easley, who was announced as part of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2017 on Saturday, February 4, 2017 in Houston, Texas the night before Super Bowl LI.

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