Good afternoon, 12s.
Here's a look at what's 'out there' for today - Tuesday, October 23 - about your Seattle Seahawks:
Happy Birthday, Daniel
Video surfaced on Twitter this past weekend of 11-year-old Daniel Carrillo, who was born with one hand, opening Seahawks linebacker Shaquem Griffin's No. 49 jersey as a gift on his birthday. The emotional scene with Daniel, who plays football and calls Griffin his inspiration, has received quite the buzz on social media, and by way of a Seahawks fan it made its way to Griffin, who recorded an encouraging response back to Daniel.
“Hey, what’s up, Daniel? Shaquem here. I just wanted to say happy birthday. I saw the video, it was very touching. I had to stop watching because I’m around a lot of fans and stuff, but it was very touching, man. Hopefully we can get you down to a game or something. Hope I can meet you one day. I’ll be seeing you soon Daniel. Happy birthday again.”
CNN also picked up the story earlier this week and touched base with Daniel and his mother, Maylissa Carrillo, on the response the two videos have received thus far.
“It’s one of the things that we really appreciate about Shaquem is showing everyone that he can do anything and nothing’s going to stop him," Maylissa said. "It gives Daniel that inspiration to do the same things."
Social Post Of The Day
Today's 'Social Post of the Day' comes from Seahawks running back Mike Davis, who visually outlines the dos and don'ts when trying to hurdle an opponent.
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710Sports.com breaks down how the Seattle offense is progressing under coordinator Brian Schottenheimer.
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And ESPN.com catches up with former Seahawks tight end Luke Willson, who's now a member of the Lions, as Seattle readies to travel to Detroit.