Monday Round-Up: Seahawks Wide Receiver Tyler Lockett Among NFL.com's "Winners" Of Preseason Week 1

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, Aug. 17 - about your Seattle Seahawks:

Tyler Lockett Impresses In NFL Debut

Rookie wide receiver Tyler Lockett, who the Seahawks traded up to select in the third round (No. 69 overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft, averaged 45.6 yards on four kick returns in the team's preseason opening loss to the Denver Broncos this past Friday night at CenturyLink Field, including a 103-yard return for a touchdown.

Gregg Rosenthal at NFL.com brought up the 5-foot-10, 182-pound receiver's name when putting together his list of "winners" from the NFL's exhibition-opening week. Here's what Rosenthal had to say about Lockett's debut:

Shifty rookie receivers: Tyler Lockett, Phillip Dorsett and Nelson Agholor average about 177 pounds between them, which used to be a bad thing in the NFL. They are built just right for today's game in which speed and space matter more than ever. Lockett, the third-round rookie for the Seahawks, looked like the rare player who can make other professionals look slow as a returner. Andrew Luck was locked into Dorsett early and often for the Colts. And Agholor's after-catch ability turned an ugly Mark Sanchezthrow into a long touchdown. Early returns are positive for all three players being factors this season.

Who Are Your 40 Favorite Seahawks?

In honor of the team's 40th anniversary, the Seahawks are inviting fans to vote for their Top 40 favorite players in franchise history. The 40 players who receive the most votes will be recognized in a special halftime ceremony at Seattle's 2015 regular-season home opener on Sept. 27 against the Chicago Bears.

To vote, head to Seahawks.com/Top40. And while we have you feeling nostalgic, browse the brand-new history section of Seahawks.com.

Want To Come To Training Camp?

After today, there's still two more training camp practices that are open to the public, set to take place on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. The sessions had sold out, but the Seahawks opened more registration spots for the final two practices of camp. To register, head to TrainingCamp.Seahawks.com.

Tweet Of The Day

Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from Q13 FOX sports director Aaron Levine, who updates fans on the television ratings to come from Seattle's preseason opener against Denver.

More From Around The Web

Here at Seahawks.com, digital media reporter John Boyle shares five takeaways from the team's preseason opener, highlights the play of rookie Tyler Lockett, pokes a little fun at head coach Pete Carroll,  and catches up with 34-year-old rookie long snapper and former Green Beret Nate Boyer on his "emotional" NFL debut.

Here's what we know about the injuries suffered in Friday's preseason game to quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, wide receiver Chris Matthews, and cornerback Mohammed Seisay.

Here's what a few first-year players thought about playing at the "Home of the 12s" this past Friday at CenturyLink Field.

Defensive tackle Jesse Williams, who recently had a kidney removed after being diagnosed with Papillary Type 2 cancer, reacts to his return to the field this past Friday night.

Danny O'Neil at 710Sports.com shares three things we learned and three things we're still trying to figure out following Seattle's preseason opening loss to Denver.

Images of the Sea Gals during the Seahawks first preseason game of the 2015 season they were joined by the Junior Sea Gals for a halftime performance.

Brady Henderson at 710Sports.com takes a closer look at which Seahawks stood out on offense and defense during this past Friday's preseason opener.

Bob Condotta at the Seattle Times projects the Seahawks' 53-man roster after the exhibition opener.

Jayson Jenks at the Seattle Times delves into the importance of team speed to the Seahawks defense.

Dave Boling at the Tacoma News Tribune says young Seahawks are benefitting from the teaching of the team's veterans.

And Rob Rang at Scout.com reports on what he saw from the Seahawks' rookie class in the players' first game action of the season.

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