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Tuesday Round-Up: Seahawks' Jimmy Graham Among Top-Rated Tight Ends in 'Madden NFL 17'

A daily link round-up of what's "out there" about the Seattle Seahawks.

Good morning, 12s.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Tuesday, July 26 - about your Seattle Seahawks:

Madden: Graham a Top-5 Tight End

Madden NFL 17 continues to release its initial player ratings ahead of its August 23 release date, last week unveiling the Seahawks' Russell Wilson as the video game's fifth-highest rated quarterback and today revealing Seattle's Jimmy Graham as the fifth-highest rated tight end.

Graham's overall rating is set at 89, ranking behind New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (99 overall), Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen (93 overall), Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (93 overall), and Cincinnati Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert (90 overall).

On Graham, Madden writes: 

Graham excels in the pass game, so get him the ball early and frequently. He is often the tallest player on the field so take advantage of his height and 91 jump rating by delivering high point passes downfield.

(In-game screenshot via EA Sports)

Tweet Of The Day

Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from Seattle head coach Pete Carroll, who shares support for Russell Wilson's inaugural fundraiser for the quarterback's Why Not You Foundation.

More From Around The Web

Here at Seahawks.com, we recap Monday's scene at CenturyLink Field that saw thousands of 12s line up to purchase single-game tickets.

Sheil Kapadia at ESPN.com assesses where the Seahawks' 2015 draft class stands heading into this year's training camp.

Brady Henderson at 710Sports.com continues to look at the most intriguing Seahawks heading into training camp, highlighting cornerback Tharold Simon at No. 13. 

And TheUndefeated.com's Dominique Foxworth discusses issues of race and violence with Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman.

Thousands of Seahawks fans came out to Seattle's CenturyLink Field on Monday, July 25 for the team's single-game ticket on-sale event. 

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