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Monday Round-Up: Seahawks' Michael Bennett Among NFL's Best Edge Defenders

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 27 - about your Seattle Seahawks:

Bennett Among NFL's Best

Michael Bennett, the Seahawks' veteran defensive end who enjoyed his first Pro Bowl season in 2015, is ranked as one of the Top 10 edge defenders in the League by Greg A. Bedard at

On Bennett, who recorded a career-high 10.0 sacks this past year, Bedard writes:

Bennett's 25.5 sacks in the three seasons since he left the Buccaneers for the Seahawks won't blow anyone away, but if there's a poster child for the misleading nature of that statistic, it would be Bennett. He is a disrupter, pure and simple. Whether he is making a guard miss by jumping to the outside with his exceptional feet or quickly dipping inside a tackle, Bennett has rare athletic ability for his spot on the defensive line. According to PFF, Bennett is second to only J.J. Watt in total quarterback pressures (292) over the past four seasons. He also happens to be elite at stopping the run as well.

Four edge defenders rank ahead of Bennett on Bedard's list: the New York Giants' Olivier Vernon (No. 4), Kansas City Chiefs' Justin Houston (No. 3), Denver Broncos' Von Miller (No. 2), and Oakland Raiders' Khalil Mack (No. 1).

Tweet Of The Day

Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from us - @Seahawks, as we announce registration information for the team's 2016 training camp

More From Around The Web

Bob Condotta at the Seattle Times says receiver Paul Richardson is eager to show he's past the injuries that slowed him down during his first two NFL seasons

Brady Henderson at comments on rookie defensive tackle Quinton Jefferson, who 710 ESPN Seattle named the 25th most intriguing Seattle player heading into training camp.

Rob Rang at says rookie offensive guard Rees Odhiambo looks like the latest steal of a draft pick for the Seahawks.

Also at, Seattle's Richard Sherman is once again in the conversation for the League's best cornerback.

The #12Tour made its final stop of its Eastern Washington leg in Ellensburg.

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