Good afternoon, 12s.
Here's a look at what's "out there" for today — Friday, October 6 — about your Seattle Seahawks:
Gil Brandt of NFL.com took an early look at the MVP race and picked 10 potential candidates. Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson made the list at No. 7:
*As with Brees and the Saints, Wilson has probably saved the Seahawks from an 0-4 start. Yes, the offense stumbled out of the gate a bit, but Wilson has kept himself and his team within striking distance in the NFC West. If Seattle suddenly goes on a completely plausible five-game win streak, then Wilson will definitely vault into the top of this conversation. *
Four Seahawks starters returned to practice Thursday.
The Seahawks feel good about their depth on defense if they're shorthanded on Sunday.
On the latest episode of Driving with Gee, Michael Wilhoite talked about his beard, dating advice and more.
Jen Mueller, John Boyle and myself previewed the matchup against the Rams.
Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times recapped Tom Cable's thoughts about how the Seahawks offensive line is looking for consistency.
Seahawks rookie cornerback Shaquill Griffin said allowing his first career touchdown woke him up in a different way.
ESPN's Field Yates ranked the best running back duos in the league.
Danny Kelly of The Ringer looked at how Sean McVay turned around the Rams.
Finally, NFL Network's Ike Taylor updated his cornerback rankings for Week 5.
Pro Shop Item Of The Week
This week's "Pro Shop Item of the Week" is their Salute to Service collection, which launched on Monday. You can order apparel online here.
Tweet Of The Day
Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from Pro Football Focus, who rated Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner as the highest-graded defender through four weeks: