Tuesday Round-Up: Tom Cable Talks Offensive Line On 710 ESPN Seattle

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Good afternoon, 12s.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Tuesday, May 12 - about your Seattle Seahawks:

Tom Cable Joins 710 ESPN Seattle

Tuesday morning on the team's flagship radio station 710 ESPN Seattle, Seahawks assistant head coach/offensive line coach Tom Cable shed some light on why he's a fan of moving college defensive linemen to the offensive line in the NFL.

"I'm not offending, or wanting to offend anybody, but college football offensively has just gotten to be really, really bad fundamentally," said Cable.

When watching film of offensive linemen in college, Cable said he can't help but notice negatives that would translate poorly to the pro level, especially as more school's start to utilize the spread offense.

"You look at it and say, 'Well, I can go get a guy who runs a little faster and maybe jumps a little higher that's got an aggressive streak in him,' at least I can see that on defense," Cable said. "Just start with him. I'm going to have to retrain an offensive lineman that's coming out of college right now anyway."

This year's sixth-round pick Kristjan Sokoli and rookie minicamp tryout signee Kona Schwenke are two players currently making the transition from defense to offense for the Seahawks. J.R. Sweezy, the team's starter at right guard, made the switch as a seventh-round pick in 2012.

"You just need them to regard the opportunity the right way," said Cable. "And once they do that, you've got a chance."

Which Seahawks Player Is In The Top 100?

NFL Network's countdown of the Top 100 players of 2015 continues this Wednesday at 6 p.m. PT, when players ranked No. 90-81 will be unveiled.

The list, which was determined solely by NFL players, will feature its first Seahawk this week, when a defensive player who has never made NFL Network's Top 100 list before will be revealed. Any guesses as to who it might be?

More From Around The Web

Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett launched 'The Bennett Foundation' to fight childhood obesity through community outreach, healthy living, and education.

Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett recently launched 'The Bennett Foundation' to fight childhood obesity. His foundation's first event was a bike ride for local youth through Bellevue Downtown Park.

Seattle signed two players who participated in this past weekend's rookie minicamp on a tryout basis, adding offensive guard Kona Schwenke and defensive end Julius Warmsley.

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson met with KING 5's Evening Magazine to discuss being awarded the Arthur S. Langlie Award for visionary leadership.

And Jayson Jenks at the Seattle Times says rookie wide receiver Tyler Lockett has unique return skills the Seahawks lacked last year.

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