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Thursday Round-Up: Twitter Reacts To Joel McHale Joining Seahawks Radio Broadcast

Good afternoon, 12s.

Here’s a look at what’s ‘out there’ for today – Thursday, August 22 – about your Seattle Seahawks:

Action, Reaction, Recap

I’ll start with my favorite reply from a fan that was tweeted once McHale announced on Twitter via video message, “This kind of programming could only be rivaled by Ron Burgundy.” Then, of course, you scroll down to later find an Anchor Man GIF that accurately depicts another fan’s reaction to the announcement:

The wonderful 12s of the Seahawks Twitter world went wild in response to the popular actor and comedian Joel McHale joining the Seahawks Radio broadcast for this Saturday’s preseason matchup against the Los Angeles Chargers.

McHale will be joining Voice of the Seahawks Steve Raible, who will be calling the game from the broadcast booth.

I thought it’d be fun to share some of the best replies from our 12s. It seems as if everyone is excited and will for sure be tuning in to listen to the broadcast on Saturday evening.

And how could we forget, a GIF from the relevant and everlasting comedy series, Community?

McHale himself also quote retweeted our quote retweet of his original tweet (wait, what?). The comedy starts here, folks.

Be sure to tune in and listen to this dynamic duo on Saturday at 7 p.m. PT on 710 ESPN Seattle, KIRO Radio 97.3, and in our mobile app. A full list of our radio affiliates can be found here.

Social Post Of The Day

Today’s ‘Social Post of the Day’ comes from Seahawks wide receiver Jaron Brown, as he quote retweets a video posted by SI Football camps of him working with a young boy at a youth football camp.

More From Around The Web

We signed tackle Brian Wallace and waived safety Jalen Harvey on Wednesday. We also welcomed CenturyLink Northwest Region President and dozens of CenturyLink employees to VMAC to celebrate the extension of CenturyLink Field's naming rights partnership.

Seahawks.com’s John Boyle announces that actor & comedian Joel McHale will be joining the Seahawks Radio broadcast for Saturday’s preseason week 3 matchup against the Los Angeles Chargers. Boyle also recaps Coach Carroll’s updates on rookie receiver DK Metcalf’s surgery and other injury updates from the team, as well answers some fan questions in a new edition of Seahawks Mailbag.

Joe Fann from NBC Sports Northwest, Bob Condotta at The Seattle Times, Gregg Bell at The Tacoma News Tribune, and Tim Booth from AP Sports (article published on 710 ESPN Seattle), all review the team’s injury updates, including Metcalf’s surgery.

Joe Fann from NBC Sports Northwest answers some fan-submitted questions in a ‘mailbag’ style article. Fann also writes up an article highlighting which Seahawks players to focus on in fantasy football.

Bob Condotta at The Seattle Times interviews rookie safety Ugo Amadi about the impact he’s looking to make this season.

Matt Calkins from The Seattle Times writes up a story regarding running back Rashaad Penny’s thoughts on his potential this season.

Gregg Bell from the Tacoma News Tribune dives into the team’s competition at both QB2 and safety. Bell also compares Metcalf and Penny’s rookie seasons.

Art Thiel from SportsPressNW expands on the development of defensive tackle Poona Ford.

The Seahawks and the Chargers will meet this Saturday in Los Angeles for the third game of 2019 preseason. Take a look back at photos from past games played between the two teams.

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