Wednesday Round-Up: Seahawks DE Michael Bennett Named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

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Good morning, 12s.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Wednesday, Oct. 28 - about your Seattle Seahawks:

Michael Bennett Honored

Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett has been named the NFC's Defensive Player of the Week for his performance this past Thursday night in his team's 20-3 win over the San Francisco 49ers.

Bennett collected a career-high 3.5 sacks of Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick, the second-most sacks registered by a single player in a game this year. Bennett upped his 2015 sack total to 6.5, tied for the NFL lead and just a half-sack behind the number of sacks (7) he finished with last season.

Bennett's effort paced what was a season-high six-sack effort by the Seahawks, the second-most times Kaepernick has been sacked in a single game. The Seattle defense held the 49ers to 142 total yards, the lowest output by an NFL team this year.

It's the first career Player of the Week award for Bennett, who becomes the fourth Seahawks defensive end to be honored, joining the likes of Jacob Green, Chris Clemons, and Michael McCrary.

Tweet Of The Day

Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, who joins Conan O'Brien for a session of of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, a video game that features Lynch as the first athlete to ever appear in a Call of Duty game.

More From Around The Web

Here at Seahawks.com, digital media reporter John Boyle responds to your Seahawks-related questions in a weekly Q&A.

The Seahawks signed fourth-year running back Bryce Brown yesterday, waiving wide receiver B.J. Daniels from the 53-man roster.

Here's an update of what went down in Week 7 around the NFC West, when the Seahawks, Cardinals, and Rams all recorded wins.

Here's 12 things you (probably) didn't know about Seahawks kicker Steven Hauschka.

Sheil Kapadia at ESPN.com assesses quarterback Russell Wilson's 2015 performance to date.

Jayson Jenks at the Seattle Times says linebacker K.J. Wright is subtly having his best season.

Dave Boling at the Tacoma News Tribune rehashes the big plays of former Seattle safety Jordan Babineaux, one very memorable one of which came against the Seahawks' Week 8 opponent - the Dallas Cowboys.

And Gregg Bell at the Tacoma News Tribune shares a quick snapshot of the state of the 2-4 Cowboys.

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