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Thursday Round-Up: Jacob Green Honored As Inaugural Seahawks Legend Of The Year

Good morning, 12s.

Here’s a look at what’s ‘out there’ for today – Thursday, September 26 – about your Seattle Seahawks:

Jacob Green: Seahawks Legend of the Year

There’s a first time for everything. This time, it was a legend-ary first.

Over the weekend, Seahawks Legend Jacob Green was honored as our first-ever Legend of the Year. The Seahawks presented Green with a $10,000 check last Sunday on-field during the team’s Week 3 showdown at CenturyLink Field.

The $10K donation is intended to help support Green’s foundation, the Jacob Green Charity Golf Classic. Over the years, the Legend’s golf tournament has helped raise nearly $30M for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Half of the donation came from American Family Insurance, a corporate partner of the Seattle Seahawks.

Green was voted as the winner by a panel of judges based on his efforts in the community over the years. Although no longer active players in the National Football League, Seahawks Legends continue to make an impact in the community and devote their time and efforts to make a difference. The Seahawks want their Legends to understand that the organization’s support doesn’t stop when they stop playing.

Congratulations to Seahawks Legend Jacob Green!

Social Post Of The Day

Today’s ‘Social Post of the Day’ comes from our official Twitter account, as we post a selfie shout out from newly-signed tight end Luke Willson as he greets the 12s.

More From Around The Web

Seahawks.com’s John Boyle recaps Willson’s press conference regarding his return to Seattle, ‘Techno Thursday,’ and more. Boyle also highlights five key takeaways from head coach Pete Carroll’s Wednesday presser.

Josh Weinfuss at ESPN.com and Michael-Shawn Dugar at The Athletic, both write up stories about how baseball helped mold QBs like Russell Wilson and the Cardinals’ Kyler Murray.

Joe Fann from NBC Sports Northwest dives into the Seahawks’ support of running back Chris Carson. Fann also expands on the competition at safety.

Photos from Wednesday's Seahawks practice at Virginia Mason Athletic Center in preparation for Sunday's Week 4 game against the Arizona Cardinals.

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