Monday Round-Up: Michael, Martellus Bennett Win 'Shine A Light Award' At 2017 BET Awards

Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett and his brother, Martellus, received the Shine A Light Award at the 2017 BET Awards yesterday evening.

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Good afternoon, 12s.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today — Monday, June 26 — about your Seattle Seahawks:

Bennett Brothers Honored At 2017 BET Awards 

Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett and his brother, Martellus, received the Shine A Light Award presented by My Black Is Beautiful — an initiative which celebrates the collective beauty of black women — at the 2017 BET Awards in Los Angeles, Calif. The brothers received the award for the work each of them have done away from the football field to uplift and inspire youth in minority communities.

Michael's foundation, The Bennett Foundation, helps prevent childhood obesity and provides and feeds underprivileged children in communities. He also pledged to donate all of his 2017 endorsement money to help rebuild minority communities and empower women of color. 

Through his company, The Imagination Agency, Martellus has inspired children to be creative and look beyond the world of sports for a road to success. 

"The Bennett brothers are two unique people who are committed to a global vision for young African-American men and women to see the value and self-worth in themselves," ESPN's Cari Champion said while honoring the two on stage. 

"BET and My Black Is Beautiful is proud to shine a light on Michael and Martellus Bennett, two exceptional men who are helping all women, girls and people in general to be exceptional." 

Tweet Of The Day

Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from us, the Seahawks, who officially wrapped up the 2017 leg of 12 Tour yesterday. 

More From Around The Web 

Registration information for 2017 Seahawks training camp can be found here

NFL.com's Gregg Rosenthal ranked the 16 quarterbacks who made the league's top 100 list leading up to the final 10 players this evening.

*In the first half of Wilson's misunderstood 2016 season, he took an important step in any star quarterback's life: showing he can play pretty well even when he's not at his best. *

It turned out that Wilson could still be effective from the pocket, even when defenses knew his scrambling ability was limited by injuries. Though he ran for just 7.9 yards per game in his first 10 games (that's about 30 yards less than his career per-game average entering 2016), Wilson threw for 2,714 yards with 11 touchdowns and two picks, and Seattle went 7-2-1. His deep ball should always remain sexy, and the improvisation was back by midseason, but Wilson showed he doesn't even need all of his tools all the time.

Finally, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times answers questions from fans about fullback Algernon Brown and more. 

Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin held his interactive inaugural family combine on June 25, 2017 at Renton Memorial Stadium 

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