Wednesday Round-Up: EA Sports Unveils Madden NFL Club Championship

EA Sports and Madden are giving fans a chance to represent their favorite NFL team in a new competitive video game tournament called the Madden NFL Club Championship.

Good afternoon, 12s. 

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today — Wednesday, August 23 — about your Seattle Seahawks: 

EA Sports Unveils Madden NFL Club Championship 

EA Sports and Madden are giving fans a chance to represent their favorite NFL team in a new competitive video game tournament called the Madden NFL Club Championship. 

The tournament will include all 32 teams with one player representing the team of their choice. It is free to register and you can do so on EA's website here. 

Competitors will go through a set of leaderboard competitions to determine who will move on and compete in the offline competitions at the Pro Bowl experience in Orlando, Fla., and at Super Bowl 52 in Minnesota. The winner of the Super Bowl competition will receive two free tickets to the game. The total prize money for the championship is $403,000. 

Last year, the Seahawks were one of eight teams to participate in the first Madden Club Championship. 

Pro Shop Item Of The Week 

This week's featured item at the Seahawks Pro Shop are new beanies, which was sported by Bobby Wagner last Friday evening against Minnesota: 

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Tweet Of The Day 

Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from the Pro Football Hall of Fame, who recognized Seahawks Legend Cortez Kennedy, who was born on this day in 1968: 

More From Around The Web

Seahawks offensive line coach Tom Cable discussed what's next at the position following George Fant's injury. 

Stefanie Loh of The Seattle Times wrote about how Seahawks linebacker Terence Garvin is adapting to the Pacific Northwest. 

For ESPN Insider, Mike Sando released his annual QB Tier rankings. 

Finally, the FNTSY Sports Network shared their tight end projections for 2017. 

The Madden 17 Club Series came to Seattle's Museum of Pop Culture of Thursday, March 2 and featured eight of the video game's top competitors from around the nation vying for the Seahawks Championship.

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