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Monday Round-Up: Shaquem Griffin Serves As Co-Grand Marshal For 2018 Special Olympics USA Games Parade Of Athletes

Good afternoon, 12s.

Here’s a look at what’s “out there” for today – Monday, July 2 – about your Seattle Seahawks:

Shaquem Griffin Serves As Co-Grand Marshal For 2018 Special Olympics USA Games Parade of Athletes

With the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games kicking off in Seattle this weekend, Seahawks rookie Shaquem Griffin was at Husky Stadium Sunday, serving as co-grand marshal for the Parade of Athletes along with Tim Corrigan, a 75-year-old Special Olympics athlete who competed in the first Special Olympic games in 1968.

And Griffin wasn’t the only prominent Seattle athlete on hand, with Seahawks legend Walter Jones and Sonics great Gary Payton, a pair of Hall of Famers, also taking part in the opening ceremonies.

Social Post Of The Day

Today’s ‘Social Post of the Day’ comes from the Seahawks’ twitter account, which gives a behind-the-scenes video look at Shaquem Griffin’s first pitch at Friday’s Mariners game, which was thrown to his twin brother Shaquill, who was behind the plate.

More From Around The Web

If you missed it on Friday, Sandy Gregory, the last original Seahawks employee from the team’s 1976 expansion season, is retiring after 42 years of making a big impact on the franchise and the entire region.

ESPN.com’s Brady Henderson ranks the five Seahawks most important to the team’s playoff hopes in 2018.

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