Wednesday Round-Up: Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson To Host Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards 2016

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Good morning, 12s. 

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Wednesday, May 18 - about your Seattle Seahawks:

Russell Wilson Back At It Again

For the second year in a row, Russell Wilson will host the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards, a celebration of kids, families, and their love of sports and top professional athletes.

The Seahawks quarterback announced the news Wednesday on his Instagram account, a video which is embedded for you above.

Highlights from last year's show included Wilson getting slimed by the network's signature green goo, as well as a stint dancing on stage alongside then-girlfriend turned fiancée Ciara. Former Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has also made Kids' Choice Sports Awards appearances the past two years, and free safety Earl Thomas was in attendance in 2014.

A roster of awards and nominees will be announced Thursday, May 19 and leading up to the start of the award show's online voting, which opens Monday, May 23 at Nick.com.

The event, now in its third year, will be taped live at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion on Thursday, July 14 and premiere at 8 p.m. PT on Nickelodeon three days later on Sunday, July 17.

NFL Network's Top 100 Players of 2016

Seattle will have its first player unveiled on NFL Network's The Top 100 Players of 2016 tonight, when a Seahawk making his first career appearance on the player-voted list will have his name called.

The show gets going at 5 p.m. PT when players Nos. 80-71 will be revealed. For a look at who's made the list so far, head to NFL.com/Top100.  

Tweet Of The Day

Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from Seahawks wide receiver Jermaine Kearse, who shares a photo of a Tuesday night event that raised funds for his '15 to 1' foundation that supports youth in military families.

More From Around The Web

Here at Seahawks.com, digital media reporter John Boyle passes along 12 tips from the 12s for Seahawks rookies making the transition to Seattle

Larry Stone at the Seattle Times comments on those criticizing Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson's commencement speech at the University of Wisconsin

And in advance of tonight's Top 100 Players of 2016 as voted on by the players, NFL.com's staff is sharing its own take, with Gregg Rosenthal ranking Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner No. 77. 

The Seahawks are in the final week of 'Phase Two' of the voluntary offseason workout program, when on-field workouts include individual player instruction and drills as well as team practice conducted on a 'separates' basis.

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