Good afternoon, 12s.
Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Monday, March 12 - about your Seattle Seahawks:
Free Agency Opens This Week
The NFL's free agency period officially begins at 1 p.m. PT this Wednesday, March 14, but starting Monday teams can start negotiating for players who will hit the open market this week. Official contracts, however, cannot be completed until the new league year begins on Wednesday.
That said, there's bound to be a flurry of new signings and re-signings around the NFL throughout the next few weeks as the 2018 offseason continues. So here's a look at a few free-agency previews and primers:
- NFL.com outlines the biggest offseason needs for every team in the NFC and ranks the League's top 101 free agents.
- SI.com sorts the NFL's free agents by position.
- ESPN.com compiled a 'mega-guide' to the NFL's impending open market. ESPN also breaks down the [best-case free-agency scenarios](http://www.espn.com/blog/nflnation/post/_/id/270503/best-caseworst-case-free-agency-scenarios-for-every-nfl-team#NFC W) for each team and offers intel on notable players.
- CBSSports.com highlights some under-the-radar talent NFL teams should consider.
Social Post Of The Day
Today's 'Social Post of the Day' comes from Seattle-native NBA star Jamal Crawford, who thanked cornerback Richard Sherman for what he brought to the Seahawks. Seattle released the longtime defensive standout last Friday.
Take a look back at some of the best photos from cornerback Richard Sherman's illustrious career with the Seattle Seahawks.