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 SI.com.
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
Here at Seahawks.com, digital media reporter John Boyle answers your Seahawks-related questions and otherwise in his latest Twitter Q&A session with 12s.
Kevin Clark at TheRinger.com recaps some of the Seahawks' offseason travel stories.
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.
Dave Boling at the Tacoma News Tribune identifies potential Seahawks sleepers heading into training camp and chats with former Seahawks coach Howard Mudd about the inner-workings of great offensive lines.
Brady Henderson at 710Sports.com comments on rookie defensive tackle Quinton Jefferson, who 710 ESPN Seattle named the 25th most intriguing Seattle player heading into training camp.
Sheil Kapadia at ESPN.com explores what's in store for receiver Tyler Lockett as he readies for his second season in Seattle's offense. Kapadia also asks fellow ESPN NFC West reporters which Seahawks player irks your team the most?
Rob Rang at CBSSports.com says rookie offensive guard Rees Odhiambo looks like the latest steal of a draft pick for the Seahawks.
As part of this past weekend's 12 Tour, students at Moses Lake's North Elementary School received a special surprise visit from the Seahawks. The 12 Tour also visited a veterans home in Spokane.
Seahawks linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis recently hosted a football camp for youth in his hometown of Norwalk, Connecticut. He was joined by fellow Seahawks linebacker Khairi Fortt.
Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham appears on NFL.com's list of the 10 most impactful players returning from injury in 2016.
Also at NFL.com, 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.