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Monday Round-Up: Seahawks Defensive Tackle Jordan Hill Comforts Grieving Parents

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

Good afternoon, 12s. 

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Monday, June 6 - about your Seattle Seahawks:

Hill Visits Grieving Family

Sheil Kapadia at shares the story of a visit Seahawks defensive tackle Jordan Hill and his wife Cristen made to a Pennsylvania family who lost their 19-month-old daughter to Krabbe disease, a rare neurological disorder.

Lesa Brackbill and her husband Brennan made a bucket list for their daughter, Tori, to make memories and "ensure that we are continuing to live life with her while she's here," as Lesa put it. 

One of the items on the list included meeting an NFL player. Hill, who played his college ball at Penn State, got connected with the family through a mutual friend. But before Hill could visit, Tori passed away, so instead of going to see Tori, the Hill's offered comfort to her grieving parents.

"Me and my wife wanted to go and just say hello to the family," Hill said. "That was the least we could do.

"The biggest thing for them is they want to bring awareness to the whole situation because it's a situation not a lot of people understand and not a lot of people know about. I told them if there's anything I can do down the road, if I can help, I'll do it."

Tweet Of The Day

Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from the NHL, which shares a short video of retired Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch rocking a San Jose Sharks jersey during Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins, a game the Sharks won 3-2 in overtime. 

More From Around The Web

Here at, digital media reporter John Boyle recaps a Friday appearance from wideout Doug Baldwin on 710 ESPN Seattle.

Several Seahawks took to social media to pay tribute to Muhammad Ali. Cornerback Richard Sherman talked with's Peter King about how he's been "heavily influenced" by the boxing legend. 

A reminder that Marshawn Lynch will appear in a 60 Minutes Sports segment this Tuesday night on Showtime. A second teaser for the show released Monday morning featured Lynch confirming that he's "done" playing football. 

And Bob Condotta at the Seattle Times answers questions about the Seahawks' offensive line, former UW receivers and more in his latest Twitter Q&A.

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