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Friday Round-Up: NFL.com Picks 5 NFL Players As Star Wars Characters

Good afternoon, 12s. 

Here’s a look at what’s out there for today — Friday, December 15 — about your Seattle Seahawks: 

NFL Players As Star Wars Characters 

This weekend, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” opens across the country at more than 4,100 theaters domestically. To honor the films release, NFL.com’s Daniel Greco and Scott O’Malley compared NFL players with several Star Wars characters. 

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was one of the five players the authors looked at compared him to Finn, a stormtrooper that is played by actor John Boyega: 

*During the draft process, Wilson had a huge question mark above his head due to his 5'11" height. Well, after winning a Super Bowl championship and he has the 8-5 Seahawks on the verge of completing their sixth consecutive winning season, obviously the Seahawks made the right decision drafting him in the third round. Now, Wilson is having an MVP type of season, scoring 32 total touchdowns. *

For the remaining four players and their character comparisons, check out NFL.com’s photoessay here. 

Tweet Of The Day 

Today’s “Tweet of the Day” comes from The Players’ Tribune, who shared this video of Richard Sherman and Cliff Avril talking about their time on Injured Reserve: 

https://twitter.com/PlayersTribune/status/941712865572085760 

More From Around The Web 

The Seahawks offense has improved since the last time they faced the Los Angeles Rams. 

Seahawks rookie Shaquill Griffin was mic’d up last weekend in Jacksonville. 

Learn how to bake holiday cookies with Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin. 

Five injured Seahawks players participated in practice Thursday. 

WNBA star Sue Bird of the Seattle Storm stopped by Seahawks practice yesterday. 

Bradley McDougald has received a ton of advice from Kam Chancellor while taking over his spot at safety this season. 

Marc Sessler of NFL.com listed Earl Thomas among the people who matter most in Week 15. 

Finally, Wilson had a lot of praise for Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald during his weekly press conference Thursday. 

Photos from Thursday's practice at Virginia Mason Athletic Center as the Seahawks ready for their Week 15 matchup with the LA Rams at CenturyLink Field. 

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