Good morning, 12s.
Here’s a look at what’s ‘out there’ for today – Tuesday, October 8 – about your Seattle Seahawks:
Wilson For Air Player Of The Week
With a whopping 268 passing yards and four touchdowns, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson made his way on the list of nominees for the NFL's Air & Ground Players of the Week.
The widely-known and commonly-used delivery company has recognized both quarterbacks and running backs from the League for 17 years. They highlight the players who deliver the best performances for their respective fans and teammates each week. From Week 5, Wilson is a nominee amongst Houston Texans QB DeShaun Watson and New Orleans Saints QB Teddy Bridgewater.
“Each week, FedEx will donate $2,000 to the USO on behalf of the NFL award winners through FedEx Cares. The $4,000 donation will support the USO Pathfinder program, which provides resources and personalized services to assist service members and military spouses in their transition back to civilian life,” according to NFL.com.
“FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Year winners—announced each year during the Super Bowl Week at NFL Honors—will receive a $20,000 donation in their name to the USO.”
Make your way over to NFL.com to vote for our very own QB1.
Social Post Of The Day
Today’s ‘Social Post of the Day’ comes from Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, as he shares a Nintendo-themed video of his 13-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Tyler Lockett in the Week 5 matchup against the Rams.
More From Around The Web
Seahawks.com’s John Boyle lists five takeaways from Coach Carroll’s Monday press conference.
Lindsey Wisniewski from NBC Sports Northwest takes a look at what the national and local media are saying about the Seahawks as they approach their Week 6 matchup.
Brady Henderson at ESPN.com offers his opinion on QB Russell Wilson playing at ‘an MVP level.’
Jerry Brewer from The Washington Post writes up a feature story on Wilson being ‘the best franchise quarterback in the NFL.’
Jim Moore from 710 ESPN Seattle takes a look around the NFC and touches on a few teams around the conference.
Bob Condotta at The Seattle Times shares what to pull from Coach Carroll’s Monday press conference. Condotta also reports on WR Tyler Lockett releasing his poetry book soon.
Adam Jude at The Seattle Times expands on defensive end Jadeveon Clowney’s thoughts regarding the Seahawks pass rush being ‘on the brink of a breakthrough.’
Gregg Bell from The Tacoma News Tribune analyzes the connection between QB Russell Wilson and WR Tyler Lockett. Bell also dives into the Seahawks pass rush.
Aaron Fentress from The Athletic takes tight end Will Dissly’s play to the film room.
Fan photos from the Seattle Seahawks' Thursday Night Football matchup with the Los Angeles in Week 5 of the 2019 NFL season at CenturyLink Field.