Monday Round-Up: One Moment Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson "Won't Forget" About Peyton Manning

A daily link round-up of what's "out there" about your Seattle Seahawks.


Good morning, 12s. 

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Monday, Feb. 8 - about your Seattle Seahawks:

Is This It For Peyton Manning?

After the Broncos topped the Carolina Panthers 24-10 in Super Bowl 50, Denver quarterback Peyton Manning, who will turn 40 years old this March, was asked if he was going to call it a career after 18 seasons in the NFL. 

"I'll take some time to reflect, I got a couple priorities first," Manning told CBS' Tracy Wolfson in a postgame interview. "I'm going to go kiss my wife and kids. I want to hug my family. I'm going to drink a lot of Budweiser tonight, Tracy, I promise you that. I'm going to take care of those things first. Definitely got to say a little prayer to thank the man upstairs for this great opportunity. I'm just very grateful."

Even with Manning's Pro Football Hall of Fame-worthy campaign on hold, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson still took a bit of time to reflect on Manning's career in a post for The Players' Tribune titled, If This Is it.

Wilson, who's 12 years younger than Manning and attended one of Manning's passing camps as a kid, explains how 'The Sheriff' helped shape his approach to the game. 

From all the wins, to the few tough losses. From the 71,000 yards, to all the touchdowns, to the few interceptions.*

From all the meetings, to all the hard practices, to all the film, to all the blood, sweat and tears.

From all the Pro Bowls, to the handful of MVPs, to the two Lombardi trophies. From all the teammates, to all the opponents, to all the fans.

From the blue and white, to the blue and orange …

Sheriff,

If this is it, there's one moment I won't forget.

10th grade. Louisiana. At your quarterback camp.

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You inspired the kid in the green shirt.*

You inspired me to work hard. To be disciplined. To be respectful. To take notes.

You inspired me to love the process. To love the sweat. To love the tears.

But most of all …

You inspired me to love the game.

Thanks, Peyton.

If this is it,

Thanks.

Tweet Of The Day

Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from Seahawks owner Paul Allen, who thanks running back Marshawn Lynch for his great career in Seattle. In a tweet posted during Super Bowl 50, Lynch indicated that he is retiring from football

More From Around The Web

In case you missed it, Marshawn Lynch played a game of 'Doom' with comedian Conan O'Brien, Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman, and Denver Broncos pass rusher Von Miller ahead of Sunday's Super Bowl. 

Wide receiver Jermaine Kearse celebrated his 26th birthday over the weekend

And Seahawks wideout Tyler Lockett received one vote for AP Offensive Rookie of the Year, but the award went to Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley. 

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