Tuesday Round-Up: Seahawks Wide Receiver Tyler Lockett Nominated for NFL.com Rookie of the Week

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Good morning, 12s.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Tuesday, Sept. 29 - about your Seattle Seahawks:

Tyler Lockett Up For Rookie of the Week

Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett, who celebrated his 23rd birthday yesterday, is up for Rookie of the Week at NFL.com after returning a kickoff a franchise-record 105 yards for a touchdown in the team's Week 3 win over the Chicago Bears. Lockett's score, which topped the previous club record of 101 yards set by Leon Washington in 2010, ignited a strong second half for Seattle that saw the team put up 20 of its 26 points.

Coupled with his 57-yard punt return for a touchdown in Week 1, this past Sunday's kickoff return made Lockett the first Seahawks player to have punt and kick returns for touchdowns in the same season since Nate Burleson did it in 2007. Lockett also became just the second rookie in NFL history (Tony Green, 1978) to have both punt- and kick-return scores in his team's first three games to start a season.

The Rookie of the Week winner is determined solely by fan vote, and you can submit yours right here.

Nominated alongside Lockett is the Buffalo Bills' Karlos Williams, Philadelphia Eagles' Jordan Hicks, Oakland Raiders' Amari Cooper, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Kwon Alexander. Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (Week 2) and Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (Week 1), the first two picks in the 2015 NFL Draft, were winners of NFL.com's Rookie of the Week honor through the season's first two weeks.

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This week's featured reward is an Xbox One entertainment system that includes a copy of Madden 16. To learn more, head to Bing.com/Seahawks.

Tweet Of The Day

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Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from ESPN Monday Night Football, which shares a short teaser for the Seahawks' Week 4 matchup with the Detroit Lions at Seattle's CenturyLink Field.

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More From Around The Web

Here at Seahawks.com, digital media reporter John Boyle shares five key takeaways from Pete Carroll's Monday press conference and breaks down the snap counts from the Seahawks 26-0 win over the Bears.

Seattle will take a "wait and see" approach with the injuries to running back Marshawn Lynch (hamstring) and defensive tackle Brandon Mebane (groin). Lynch, specifically, underwent an MRI on Monday and Carroll said the club would know more on his status later in the week.

Here's a quick recap of what Carroll said on his Monday morning segment with 710 ESPN Seattle.

Danny O'Neil at 710Sports.com shares three things we learned and three things we're still trying to figure out after the Seahawks' Week 3 shutout of the Bears.

Brady Henderson at 710Sports.com separates the knee-jerk reactions from the realities following Seattle's win over Chicago.

Former NFL quarterback Hugh Millen explains what he saw on Jimmy Graham's 30-yard touchdown from quarterback Russell Wilson.

Sheil Kapadia at ESPN.com says Tyler Lockett's franchise record 105-yard kickoff return for a touchdown started with the way he caught the ball.

Gregg Rosenthal at NFL.com labels the "other guys" on Seattle's defense as some of the biggest early surprises of the 2015 season, pointing to the success of players like rookie Frank Clark and veterans Cary Williams and Ahtyba Rubin.

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