Good morning, 12s.
Here's a look at what's 'out there' for today - Wednesday, January 23 - about your Seattle Seahawks:
The Next Brady-Belichick?
Former NFL quarterback turned NFL.com analyst David Carr previews the quarterback and head coach duos set to compete in Super Bowl LIII, a matchup that features longtime league standouts in New England's Tom Brady and Bill Belichick facing off against relative NFL newcomers in Los Angeles' Jared Goff and Sean McVay. The Patriots' pair has won five Lombardi Trophies together since 2001, while the Rams' combo seeks the first of their young careers.
With that Super Bowl scenario in mind, Carr goes on to list six quarterback-coach tandems who he believes have the greatest potential to log 10-plus years of success. The Rams' Goff and McVay come in at No. 2 on his list, while Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and head coach Pete Carroll hold the No. 1 spot. Here's what Carr had to say about Wilson and Carroll's future success with the Seahawks:
"It's hard to believe Carroll and Wilson have been together in Seattle for seven seasons already. SEVEN. It seems like just yesterday that Wilson was on the field to essentially hand the ball off to Marshawn Lynch, use his own legs in the run game and avoid making any mistakes that would jeopardize the elite defense's hold on the game. Now, at age 30, Wilson remains a threat with his legs, but he's also lethal in the pocket and consistently makes accurate throws. With Wilson more advanced as a QB than when the Seahawks competed for titles a few years ago and Carroll building a great defense yet again, it's hard to imagine the Seahawks dropping off any time soon. Plus, Carroll's energy and positive relationships with his players lead me to believe he could (and just might) coach forever."
The Kansas City Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes and Andy Reid come in at No. 3 and the Indianapolis Colts’ Andrew Luck and Frank Reich at No. 4. Click here to see the rest of the list.
Social Post Of The Day
Today's 'Social Post of the Day' comes from the Seattle Mariners, who share a short video of Seahawks Legend Walter Jones congratulating legendary Mariners designated hitter Edgar Martinez on his election to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
More From Around The Web
Seahawks.com's John Boyle looks at Seahawks cornerback Tre Flowers' rookie season.
710Sports.com reviews the list of Seahawks set to become free agents in 2019.
Bob Condotta at the Seattle Times answers reader questions about the Seahawks' offseason in his latest mailbag.
Around the NFC West, future Hall-of-Fame wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald is coming back to play for the Arizona Cardinals in 2019, his 16th NFL season.
And Shay Kivlen (young_kiv) from Edmonds, Wash. took home the title of Madden 19 Seahawks Champion, defeating Michael Clark (Kmike) in Las Vegas on Tuesday. Kivlen advances to the club championship series to face Madden champions from the league’s 31 other NFL teams for a chance to secure a $100,000 top prize. Photos from the e-sports event are embedded below.
Madden 19 Seahawks Championship
The Madden 19 Seahawks Championship took place in Las Vegas, where Michael Clark (Kmike), Shay Kivlen (Young_Kiv), George Douglas (Big George), and Daniel Mycroft (DCroft) competed in a Seahawks Championship e-sports event.