Friday Round-Up: Social Media Reacts To Personalized Dolphins Jersey Justin Britt’s Contract Extension

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Here’s a look at what’s “out there” for today — Friday, August 18 — about your Seattle Seahawks:

Social Media Reacts To Justin Britt’s Contract Extension

Seahawks center Justin Britt inked a three-year contract extension on Thursday that will keep him in Seattle through 2020. After his new deal became Personalized Packers Jersey official Custom Packers Jersey, friends and current/former teammates of Britt took to Twitter to congratulate him on his new deal. Here are a few mentions he received:

 

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More From Around The Web

Attending tonight’s preseason game? Here’s a look at the new food and beverage items that are available.

Here are five things to watch on the field tonight.

All the broadcast information you need to watch the game can be found here.

The Seahawks hosted nine Make-A-Wish kids at CenturyLink Field and the VMAC this week.

Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright answered 12 questions from fans.

Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times looked at six players to watch this evening.

John Clayton of 710 ESPN Seattle says the Seahawks were smart to get Britt’s Custom Dolphins Jersey deal done early.

Look for Seahawks running back Eddie Lacy to get a good dosage of carries against Minnesota.

Finally, Michael-Shawn Dugar of SeattlePI did a Q&A with Seahawks rookie Shaquill Griffin about his pregame playlist and more.
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Seahawks Take Gameday Food & Beverage To Personalized Dolphins Jersey Another Level With First & Goal Hospitality

This season, Seahawks fans will get to experience the very best on the field as well as off the field. With the recent creation of First & Goal Personalized Dolphins Jersey Hospitality (FGH), all general concessions and premium dining at Seahawks games will be managed under the new group to bring fans fresh offerings and expanded menu items.

The Seahawks announced an agreement back in February to collaborate with locally based executive chef and founder of Huxley Wallace Collective Josh Henderson to bring the best local food and beverage options to CenturyLink Field. Henderson and CenturyLink Field executive chef Michael Johnson will partner on a new Chef’s Council, a group of “up-and-coming local chefs who will make recommendations for and contribute to the menus for catering, concessions, and suites at the stadium, event center, and WaMu Theater,” according to a release issued by the team. What makes the partnership with Huxley Wallace Collective so great is the shared vision of providing guest service and food excellence.

  • READ: Seahawks Bring Food & Beverage In-House “To Truly Exceed The Expectations Of Our Fans”

The Pacific Northwest has seen explosive growth in the culinary scene and FGH is transforming and elevating the dining experience for fans that really speak to Seattle.Custom Dolphins Jersey The shift in food and beverage variety has increased over the year’s at CenturyLink Field where hot dogs and nachos are not the only items you can get, but rather premium, chef-led dishes that define Seattle. It’s no surprise the Seahawks overall gameday experience ranked No. 1 in the NFL’s annual Voice of the Fan survey this
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3 Items Chef Johnson Is Looking Forward To:

  • Pho Rito: Think of it as if pho and a burrito had a baby. Dip the pho wrapped tortilla into a hot pho broth. We think this will be a hit, especially come November when it starts getting cold in Seattle.

Ezell’s Chicken and Waffles: Local fried chicken endorsed by Oprah. How can you say no to fried chicken?

 

  • Stadium-Wide Papa John’s: This is actually really big news. All pizza sold at CenturyLink Field will now be from Papa John’s. Fans can expect to see a higher quality in pizza as dough will be rolled fresh on game day.

 

More New Concepts & Food Items To Look Forward To:

  • Licketty’s Hickory Smoked Beef Brisket and Licketty’s Smoked Hot Link 
    • Located in Section 115, slow smoked hickory brisket with Batch 32 barbecue
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  • FGH’s Hand Carved Turkey Club
    • Located in the Night Market, section 140, slow roasted turkey breast, hand carved with jalapeno bacon onion jam
  • FGH’s Elote Street Corn
    • Located in the Cantina, section 113, fire roasted with crema, cotija, and
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  • Huxley Wallace’s Great State Burger
    • Located in Section 122
  • Huxley Wallace will transform one concession stand to a version of their Poulet Galore restaurant featuring rotisserie chicken, crispy chicken sandwiches and chicken wings.
  • FGH and Huxley Wallace will also create a marketplace on the main concourse, which will feature unique dishes from a variety Custom Packers Jersey of established and up-and-coming chefs from the Seattle area to create a culinary experience that represents the food and culture of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Stadium Street Market: FGH partnered with Henderson to celebrate local restaurant talent through marketplace concepts. The Stadium Street Market, located at section 115, will showcase four local chefs each game who will bring the flair from their restaurants to your gameday experience Personalized Patriots Jersey.
     
  • Night Market: Located in the West Field Plaza, this marketplace will feature global offerings from popular local restaurants in the International District, Pioneer Square and SODO.
  • Tapped & Corked: Already a fan favorite Personalized Packers Jersey in section 120, an additional open concept bar will be available in section 139 to offer local craft beers and select Washington wines.
  • Papa John’s Pizza: Back by popular demand, Papa John’s pizza will now be available at all former Pizza of Seattle locations at sections 107, 137, 307 and 333.
  • Chef John Howie to feature a number of new items as well as a few classics from Seastar, Beardslee Public House and Grab and Go: Fried coconut curry shrimp with Thai dipping, Truffle fries, Hawaiian Poké, Ultimate bacon burger and a corn chowder.
     
  • More Pho Rito: In section 105, fans will enjoy more unique concepts including the Pho Rito from local partners at Pho Cyclo.
  • More Options Upstairs: New experiences have been added on the east side of the upper level, including Smokehouse BBQ in section 305 and an Elysian Brewing Company walk-in bar featuring local craft beers in section 309.
  • Farm-to-Stadium Ingredients: The Seahawks are proud to take their sustainability program full circle by partnering with Cedar Grove and their Sound Sustainable Farm to take compost and use it to grow fresh produce served at CenturyLink Field.

 

It’s great to be a Seahawks fan. For additional questions or recommendations, you can send a tweet to @charleskoh.

First Half Notes: Seahawks vs Personalized Packers Jersey Vikings

SEATTLE  — The Seahawks are off to a strong start in their first home preseason game of the 2017 season. Leading 14-6 against the Minnesota Custom Packers Jersey Vikings, here are some notes from the first half:
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  • As expected, the Seahawks’ first group of offensive linemen tonight, from left to right, were the following: George Fant, Luke Joeckel, Justin Britt, Mark Glowinski and Germain Personalized Packers Jersey Ifedi. This group played Seattle’s first two drives before Oday Aboushi subbed in for Glowinski.
  • Kasen Williams has been an absolute stud thus far. On Seattle’s first drive, he started in relief of Paul Richardson in their 3-WR set with Doug Baldwin and Jermaine Kearse. Williams made an incredible 27-yard, one-handed catch over Minnesota Pro Bowl cornerback Xavier Rhodes before capping the drive with a leaping 1-yard touchdown. Even better: after Blair Walsh connected Personalized Patriots Jersey on the extra point, Williams made a clean tackle on the ensuing kickoff. He continues to make a strong case for a spot on the 53-man roster.Youth Nike Custom Made New England Patriots Elite Navy Blue Team Color Jersey Sale.
  • Seahawks running back Eddie Lacy started the game at running back and had a nice 9-yard run on Seattle’s first drive where he showed power and his signature spin-move. With Thomas Rawls sidelined by what Seattle head coach Pete Carroll has called a minor ankle sprain, Lacy has been sharing the rock with rookie Chris Cason so far.
  • For the second game in a row, the Seahawks defense couldn’t make a stop and allowed points on their first possession. Last weekend it was a touchdown, this week it was a field goal.Custom Dolphins Jersey The Vikings’ first drive went 76 yards in 10 plays.
  • In his first preseason action, Doug Baldwin continued where he left off last season. Baldwin recorded catches of 11, 5, 16 and 37 yards in the first Cusstom Packers Jersey quarter alone, totaling 69 yards. Baldwin has been getting open with ease.
  • Fant exited the game in the second quarter with a knee injury. Rees Odhiambo replaced him at left tackle on that drive. After being carted off the field, Fant was ruled out for the remainder of the game along with tight end Marcus Lucas (ankle) and receiver Amara Darboh, who is being evaluated for a concussion.Women’s Nike Custom Made Green Bay Packers Elite Team Color NFL Football Jersey Sale.
  • Just before the two-minute warning, third-year running back Mike Davis took a screen pass from quarterback Russell Wilson 22 yards for a touchdown.
  • Wilson played the entire first half and completed 13-of-18 passes for 206 yards and two touchdowns. He was sacked only once.

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2017 Preseason Week 2: Seahawks vs Minnesota Vikings Pregame

Paul Richardson,Personalized Packers Jersey Tyler Lockett and Thomas Rawls Among Seahawks Not Expected To Play vs Vikings

The Seahawks host the Vikings in their second preseason game Friday night, Custom Packers Jersey and as expected, a handful of players are not expected to suit up for the game because of various injuries.Men’s Nike Custom Made Miami Dolphins Elite Aqua Green Team Color NFL Jersey.

Receiver Tyler Lockett, whose 2016 season ended with a broken leg, is back to practicing, but he will not play, nor will receiver Paul Richardson, who injured his shoulder last week against the Los Angeles Chargers, but did surprise Seahawks coach Pete Carroll by returning to practice this week. As Carroll had said would be the case a day earlier, both Lockett and Richardson did go through pregame warmups.

Tight end Custom Patriots Jersey Luke Willson, who has been battling a groin injury, also ran prior to the game, but is not expected to play. Carroll said the hope is that Willson can return to practice next week. Running back Thomas Rawls is also out due to what Carroll described as a minor ankle sprain.Youth Nike Custom Made New England Patriots Elite Navy Blue Team Color Jersey Sale.

K.J. Wright, who was away this week for what Carroll described as a “process” on his knee, won’t play, but is expected back at practice next week and Carroll said the linebacker likely will be able to play in next week’s preseason game.

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2017 Preseason Week 2: Seahawks vs Minnesota Vikings Pregame

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Pete Carroll Shares Injury Custom Packers Jersey Updates From 20-13 Win vs Minnesota Vikings

SEATTLE — After the Seattle Seahawks cruised to a 20-13 victory in their Custom Packers Jersey preseason home opener against the Minnesota Vikings, head coach Pete Carroll provided the following injury updates about his team:

  • Seahawks offensive tackle George Fant was carted off the field in the second quarter with a right knee injury. Carroll said Fant needs surgery on his knee and “will have trouble” returning this season. It is ACL related. “We talked about Personalized Packers Jersey the great year that he had this offseason and that it’s going to take that same kind of application and fight and competitiveness and spirit to work his way back through this,” Carroll said regarding his conversation with Fant after the game. “He felt very confident he would do exactly that. He’s going to take the same Personalized Patriots Jersey approach that he took to this offseason and he’s going to get back, and when he gets back he’s going to be a really good football player. He’s disappointed but he also knows this is kind of Custom Dolphins Jersey what you have to go through. It’s the first time he’s been injured in hoops or anything, so he’ll have to deal with it … he’s got lots of love and support around here.”

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  • Rookie wide receiver Amara Darboh was ruled out of the game while being evaluated for a concussion after taking a hit on a pass attempt from Russell Wilson. Carroll said Darboh was given treatment after he banged his head on the turf.
  • Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett has a chance to play next week against the Kansas City Chiefs, Carroll said. Paul Richardson (shoulder), K.J. Wright (knee) and Thomas Rawls (ankle) are likely to return in that game.
  • Jimmy Graham was held out of tonight’s game as a precaution after dealing with back spasms during the week. Carroll said Graham and fellow tight end Luke Willson (groin) will come roaring back against the Chiefs.
  • Running back C.J. Prosise had a tight groin in warmups, which held him out against the Vikings. “It’s disappointing because we were really excited about him playing tonight,” Carroll said. “He’s not hurt seriously, but it’s just going to take a little bit.”
  • Frank Clark banged his thumb at one point in tonight’s game but the injury is nothing serious. Carroll said Clark told him he will be OK

Rapid Reaction To The Seahawks’ 20-13 Preseason Win vs Minnesota Vikings

SEATTLE—The Seahawks improved to 2-0 this preseason with a 20-13 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Friday night at CenturyLink Field, a victory that featured more strong play in all three phases of the game, a second straight standout performance from Kasen Williams, and continued excellence from two of Seattle’s top offensive players, Russell Wilson and Doug Baldwin.
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Here are six rapid reactions to Seattle’s victory:

1. Wilson To Baldwin? Yeah, That Still Works.

Not that there was much concern about the pass-and-catch duo that has been a huge part of Seattle’s offense for five years, but Friday’s game served notice that Wilson-to-Baldwin is still an awfully effective method of advancing the ball down the field. Baldwin, who finished with four catches for 69 yards, all in the first quarter, started his day with a spectacular leaping grab. He also had a 37-yard catch and run, getting wide open by turning around Vikings corner Mackensie Alexander with a double move.

“I had a lot of fun,” Baldwin said of his performance. “I got tackled really hard one time, so it is a welcome back to football. It’s not the offseason anymore. I am excited to be back out there with my teammates more than anything on the football field, playing and doing what we love.”

Wilson, meanwhile, was 13 for 18 for 206 yards and two touchdowns, good for a 147.0 passer rating.

“I felt great and super in-tuned,” Wilson said postgame. “I am ready to roll. I am excited about the season and just taking one game at a time. All the preparation, you know, that’s where the separation is. Just continue to work and work and take it one game at a time, not being too high, not being too low. We are excited. We have a lot of talent and those guys make it easy on me. It’s not only me, it’s those guys making plays.”Youth Nike Custom Made New England Patriots Elite Navy Blue Team Color Jersey Sale.

2. Rookie Shaquill Griffin Was Busy.

As was the case last week, Shaquill Griffin stayed in the game longer than most of Seattle’s defensive starters, and the rookie cornerback was tested often. If Griffin does end up winning a starting job or a big role on defense, getting a lot of action is probably good for him, because as other starting cornerbacks can attest, teams tend to shy away from Richard Sherman, meaning a lot of action for whoever is on the other side of the field.

Griffin’s busy day produced somewhat mixed results; he did give up a few catches, but mostly on underneath routes, and most importantly, he didn’t get beat deep. The one time the Vikings took a shot down the sideline at Griffin, he was in position to break up the pass, and he also had a nice pass breakup on a slant route.

“I was impressed with his mentality because they come out and they throw a couple balls at him,” Seattle head coach Pete Carroll said of Griffin’s day. “He got shoved a Personalized Patriots Jersey little bit on one, he’s there on the other one and they catch it, and then when the quarter turns around they come after him — double move him with the same look seeing if they can get him biting, he’s right on top and made the play. They came after him again downfield and made another play on the deep ball. I think he knocked a ball away on a shorter pass.Women’s Nike Custom Made Green Bay Packers Elite Team Color NFL Football Jersey Sale.

“He did that, but more than that his mentality. He was having fun playing football. He was competing and battling and listening to the coaching and all of that and very receptive. He was fine. He was fine with it, so that’s a big deal.”

3. Kasen Williams Continues To Shine.

On a contested ball down the left sideline, Kasen Williams leapt into the air to haul in a spectacular grab.

No, you’re not reading a story about last week’s game in Los Angeles.

A week after a breakout game against the Chargers, Williams, who started the game with the Seahawks in a three-receiver set, had another impressive outing. Williams began his day with the aforementioned one-handed 27-yard grab on Seattle’s first possession, a drive he capped with another contested catch, a 1-yard touchdown on a fade pass from Wilson.

“Again, Kasen just made a couple great plays,” Carroll said. “He had almost Custom Dolphins Jersey a hat-trick there with the great catch and then the touchdown and then he comes back and makes the kickoff coverage tackle, which was exciting.”

As Carroll notes, for as good as Williams was as a receiver, again, what might be just as important for a player battling for a roster spot was what he did on special teams. Lining up on the coverage team on Seattle’s first kickoff, Williams made a tackle at the 12-yard line to give the Vikings poor field position.

“Honestly, that was one of the most important parts for me,” Williams said. “You can make all of the offensive plays in the world, but I know just from being on this team that you’re only going to make the team if you’re making special teams plays, so that kickoff was huge for me.”

4. The Seahawks Are Really Deep At Running Back.

With Thomas Rawls sitting out Friday’s game, Eddie Lacy got the start and did some good things, rushing for 20 hard-fought yards before coming out of the game early. But what really stood out with C.J. Prosise also being held out of the game was the Seahawks’ depth in the backfield, with Chris Carson, Mike Davis and Alex Collins all making significant contributions.

Carson, who had two touchdowns last week, rushed for 27 yards on six carries, and also had a big third-down catch on a Wilson scramb Personalized Packers Jersey le to extend an eventual touchdown drive. Davis, meanwhile, finished that drive with a 22-yard touchdown reception on a screen pass, and rushed for 37 yards on six carries. Collins did work on the ground and as a pass catcher, gaining 58 yards on 10 carries, fumbling once, and adding 35 yards receiving on four catches.

Said Carroll: “Eddie ran hard, Chris ran hard, and we saw Mike Davis flash too again really in a good way and then to finish it off Alex helped us run the clock out, which was great in the fourth quarter.”

5. Blair Walsh Has Been Impressive So Far.

After making all eight of his kicks last week—two field goals and six extra points—Blair Walsh finally missed in Friday’s game, but it was a 53-yarder that bounced off the cross bar. Following that miss, Walsh nailed a pair of 52-yard field goals against his former team, further demonstrating why the Seahawks are excited about their new kicker. And Walsh’s success hasn’t Custom Packers Jersey been limited to place kicks in these two games; he has also been very accurate in training camp, and has also shown a big leg on kickoffs, as well as the ability to kick high, shorter kickoffs when the Seahawks want to try to let their coverage team pin an opponent deep.

“Fired up for Personalized Dolphins Jersey Blair, he had a good game,” Carroll said. “Almost had a huge game if we had made that one that hit off the crossbar. [The Vikings] were giving him a hard time, you know, they were rousing them a bit and all that, so he was just having a little fun with it. He’s a really good competitor, I like his mentality, and I think we’re really fortunate to have him.”

6. Seattle’s Coverage Units Look Very Good.

Carroll noted earlier in camp that one goal during the offseason was to improve on special teams, and while it’s still early, it appears the Custom Dolphins Jersey Seahawks may have accomplished that goal. Most notably, the Seahawks were very good on kick coverage Friday, including tackles inside the 15-yard line by Williams and J.D. McKissic, and a forced fumble by Carson that David Bass recovered, setting up an eventual field goal.

“A lot of really good kickoff and punt return coverage again,” said Carroll. “The teams guys are doing some good stuff.”

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What The Seahawks Said After Their 20-13 Custom Jaguars Jersey Win Against The Vikings

Quotes and locker room sound from the Seahawks following the team’s 20-13 win against the Minnesota Vikings in the second week of preseason.

Head Coach Pete Carroll

(Opening…) “It’s good to win, and it was good to see everybody get the kind of play time that we were hoping for against a really good team. We think these guys are very well equipped, particularly up front on both sides of the ball. I thought in the first half the first offense did a nice job.  I thought Russell [Wilson] was really sharp. We didn’t run the ball quite as well as we’d like to, but we did make some yards, and did some things
Men’s Nike Custom Made Jacksonville Jaguars Elite Team Color Teal Green NFL Jersey that kept it moving. We saw some terrific plays made. Again, Kasen [Williams] made a couple great plays. He had almost a hat trick there with the great catch, and the touchdown, and then he comes back and makes the kickoff coverage tackle which was exciting. Eddie [Lacy] ran hard, Chris [Carson] ran hard. We saw Mike Davis, too, again, flash really in a good way. And to finish it off, Alex [Collins] helped us run the clock out which was great in the fourth quarter. A lot of good stuff. Really broken hearted by George Fant getting hurt. It’s really unfortunate. He’s done so much, and come so far and everybody is cheering for him and rooting for him all along, and Josh Donaldson Jersey For Sale he’s going to be in trouble getting back this season. He has a knee injury that’s going to require surgery, unfortunately. It kind of takes a little something out of it for everybody. A lot of good stuff, really good kickoff and punt return coverage again. [Special] teams guys are doing some good stuff. I’m fired up for Blair [Walsh]. He had a good game. He almost had a huge game, that one hit off the crossbar. [The Vikings] were giving him a hard time, they were rousing him a little bit and all that. He was just having a little fun Custom Jaguars Jersey with it. He’s a really good competitor, I like
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QB Russell Wilson

(On starters’ performance…) “I thought we played great. Anytime we win, it’s always a great thing. No matter what the circumstances, I thought everybody did a great job. The ones played really well on offense and defense and special teams. That was pretty cool to see Blair (Walsh) kick those kicks and make some long field goals for us too and I know he was pumped up about that. I think also the energy in the stadium and being back home, there’s no place like home, just to be able to play here in front of the 12s and have that experience.”

C Justin Britt

(On standing by Michael Bennett during the National Anthem…) “I want to support him and support what he’s standing for and his beliefs. I’m not foolish, I’m from Missouri and I get that things are different in that area than it is in other areas. I’m not against what the flag means and veterans. My dad was in the army so I’m not showing any disrespect to them. I’m just trying to understand the issue and educate myself more in that regard and show support. I’m going to continue to try to understand what’s going on in the world and why it’s happening. None of it’s right and none of it should be happening. I’m going to continue talking with Mike and exploring and helping myself understand things. I wanted to take the first step tonight and
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DE Michael Bennett

(On what it meant to have Justin Britt’s hand on his shoulder while he sat during the National Anthem…) “I think it was very touching for me, a very emotional moment to have that kind of solidarity from someone like Justin Britt who’s a very known leader in our locker room. Who’s from a different part of America from me, but to be able to have that kind of solidarity and be able to have somebody who’s behind me and know that somebody that I really trust and to be able to see him put everything on the line to be able to support one of his teammates. I thought that was a very special moment and emotional moment. At least for me it was very touching and I am very thankful to have somebody in my corner like that and I’m appreciative of him.”

G/T Luke Joeckel

(On his first experience playing at CenturyLink Field…) “It definitely lived up to my expectations, playing in front of the 12s. They blew me away a little bit. It’s the second pre season game and you have that many fans there and how loud it was. They can stand there through the end of the fourth quarter and everything, it’s fun to see and fun to play for.”

K Blair Walsh

(On maintaining confidence after his field goal bounced off the bottom crossbar…) “This place brings it out of you. When you’re surrounded by an atmosphere of guys who love each other and want the best for each other it’s very easy to come off the sideline when it doesn’t go your way. You’ve got 20 people in your face telling you, ‘Hey, you’ve got the next one. You got it. We believe in you.’ It’s hard not to have confidence the next time you walk on the field. But it’s something I’m working at right now, just continuing to believe in myself and my abilities, and let it shine.”

DT Nazair Jones

(On what is was like taking the field for the first time at CenturyLink Field…)  “It was electric. It was pretty loud and they say it gets even louder. So, I’m just waiting for that big moment when it gets even louder.”

WR Doug Baldwin

(On the Seahawks being 2-0 in preseason…) “To me, what it sounds like and what it looks like on the football field is that our young guys are doing an excellent Personalized Vikings Jersey job of executing our game plan and playing our style of football.  They are doing it at a really high level and I couldn’t be more proud of these guys.”

WR Kasen Williams

(On what his mindset Custom Vikings Jersey is this preseason entering games and what he has to do to make the 53-man roster for the upcoming regular season…) “I mean, the mindset is to just go up and go get it. I’ve been on the practice squad for two years now, and quite honestly I’m just tired of it. I’m still here, persevering through it, and I just know that this is my opportunity, this is my time to make something happen. Every time the ball is in the air, I just know that I have to come down with it.”
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Justin Britt Joins Michael Bennett For Custom Vikings Jersey “Touching” Pregame Demonstration

For the second straight week, Michael Bennett sat on the Seahawks bench as the Star Spangled Banner played before a preseason game. But this time, the Custom Vikings Jersey Seahawks defensive end was not alone.

Prior to Friday night’s game against the Minnesota Vikings, Bennett again chose to sit during the anthem, as he said he would, only this week he was joined by teammate Justin Britt, who stood next to Bennett with a hand on his teammate’s shoulder. Cornerback Jeremy Lane also stood by Bennett throughout the anthem, and multiple teammates joined him toward the end of the song.Men’s Nike Custom Made Jacksonville Jaguars Elite Team Color Teal Green NFL Jersey.

“It was very touching for me, a very emotional moment to have that kind of solidarity from someone like Justin Britt who’s a known leader in our locker room, and who’s from a different part of America from me,” Bennett said. “To be able to have that solidarity and be able to have somebody who’s behind me and know somebody I really trust, and to be able to see him put everything on the line to support one of his teammates, that was a very special moment, and an emotional moment. For me, it was very touching and I’m very thankful to be able to have somebody in my corner like that, and I’m appreciative of him.”

And Britt standing there with a hand resting on Bennett’s shoulder was important not just because it was a team leader showing support for a teammate, but because it was a white player doing it. Last year and this year, several players around the league have taken part in demonstrations during the anthem to protest injustice and inequality in our country, but until this week, all of those players had been African American. In an interview on SportsCenter earlier in the week, Bennett said having white players get involved would “change the whole conversation.” On Thursday, Philadelphia’s Chris Long stood with his arm around teammate Malcolm Jenkins, who stood with a raised fist during the anthem, and on Friday it was Britt doing his part to change the conversation.Women’s Toronto Blue Jays Josh Donaldson Majestic White Flex Base 40th Anniversary Patch Jersey.

“It showed that unity is something that’s super important, and solidarity,” Bennett said. “As football players and athletes, we come on this field or court or baseball field or soccer field, and we come from different backgrounds, and in that moment, we support each other every single way. When it comes to off the field, to have that same kind of support is super important. It shows that no matter where you’re from, to be able to have somebody from a different part of the country, a different race, and to be able to share moments where we agree that the things happening in Charlottesville, the things going on right now aren’t acceptable. To have him do that, I think’s it’s going to give a lot of other players courage to be able to move forward and keep trying to share that message of love and message of unity, and to be able to build that bridge. I think it’s about building that bridge to the other side and to be able to share our journeys together.”

Britt said he and his wife discussed him doing something to support Bennett, then Josh Donaldson Jersey For Sale Bennett’s comments about a white player joining “kind of triggered it in my mind, because I see what’s going on, we all do, and we all have choices whether to be an example or be a follower. I always tell kids, ‘Don’t be a follower, be the one they’re following.’ Whether it’s good or bad in some eyes, I feel like I’m just supporting my teammate, supporting why he’s doing it and trying to encourage others.”

Britt admits he doesn’t have all the answers, but thanks in part to Bennett’s demonstration last week, he is taking strides to better understand what’s happening in the world, and he wants to support his teammate along the way and do his part to make a difference.Youth Nike Custom Made Minnesota Vikings Elite Purple Team Color NFL Jersey Cheap.

“I wanted to support him,” Britt said. “I want to support what he’s standing for and his beliefs. I’m not foolish, I’m from Missouri, I get things are different in that area than in some other areas. I’m not against what the flag means and veterans—my dad was in the Army—so I’m not putting any disrespect to them. I’m just trying to understand the issues, trying to educate myself more in that regard, and show support. I’m going to continue to try to understand what’s going on in the world and why it’s happening, because none of it’s right, none of it should be happening. So I’m going to continue talking with Mike and help myself understand. I wanted to take the first step tonight, and that’s what I felt like I did… I talked to him about it before to make sure it was all right with him, and of course it was. I feel like what I did, I believe in it, and I’m going to continue to educate myself and try to understand why things are going on.

“I don’t see it as leadership, I see it as something Personalized Jaguars Jersey bigger than the team, bigger than this organization, bigger than football, and definitely bigger than myself. You can say it’s leadership, but I just did it because I support Mike. Being from Missouri and seeing things happening around the world that aren’t right, I just felt like I wanted to take a stand and be with Mike, and hopefully what I did encourages others to go out and look at it and really see what’s going on, not just be blind to it.”

Bennett is thinking very big picture when it comes to his decision to sit during the anthem, saying, “The ultimate goal is to not have people judged on the color of their skin, not have racism, not have discrimination.”

But he also understands that there are a lot of important smaller steps to reach that goal, including the work he does in the community and the work he encourages others to do in their own communities. And another step in that process are moments Custom Jaguars Jersey like the ones Britt had this week when the actions of a teammate opened up dialogue both at home and within the locker room.

“You get that start where people ask questions, then you get actions like what Justin did today,” Bennett said. “People who want to change the way that they’re thinking, people who want to change and recognize there are issues. That’s the start. I think what he did will create a ripple effect to other people that might be a little cautious of having those conversations.”

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll expressed support for Bennett during the week, and on Friday he said he was “really proud” of both Bennet and Britt.

“I think in this time that we’re facing right now, this is more important than ever,” Carroll said. “There’s a lot of growth that needs to take place for us to accomplish the change that needs to be dealt with, and it’s absolutely imperative that guys from both sides of the fence come together and learn and be open and support, and these guys are going to show you that. They’re working at it, they understand that there are issues and concerns that we have difficulty talking about, but I know our team is working at it, and they’re determined to try to make things better by the way they share their own connection and learn how to make statements and understand and be respectful towards one another.

“I particularly like that that was the illustration. It warmed my heart to hear that’s what happened. Those guys have a lot of brains, they’re thinking about it very seriously. This is not just some frivolous thing where somebody made a mistake and sat down. This is guys working at it, trying to figure out how to help and how to make some sense for other people too. We’re just a football team, but our guys care and I’m really proud of them.”

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What’s Next For Seahawks Offensive Line Personalized Vikings Jersey Following George Fant Injury

SEATTLE—You’d be hard pressed to have found a player about whom Pete Custom Vikings Jersey Carroll was more excited during training camp that second-year tackle George Fant.

A former college basketball standout turned very unlikely starter as a rookie—and it’s hard to overstate how amazing it was that Fant was able to function as an NFL starter last season with such a limited Personalized Vikings Jersey football background—Fant came back for his second season both physically transformed and also much further ahead in the mental side of the game.Men’s Nike Custom Made Jacksonville Jaguars Elite Team Color Teal Green NFL Jersey.

Just two days ago, Carroll said Fant would be his team’s starting left tackle, further demonstrating how far the second-year tackle had come. But unfortunately things changed Friday when Fant sustained what Carroll described as a “significant” knee injury that will require surgery, in all likelihood ending his season before it really had a chance to get going.

“Really broken hearted by George Fant getting hurt,” Carroll said following Friday’s win over the Vikings. “It’s really unfortunate. He has done so much, and come so far, and everybody is cheering for him and rooting for him all along… It’s heartbreaking. It’s so unfortunate. It’s unfortunate that George doesn’t get to play football.”

As Carroll notes, the injury is unfortunate first and foremost for the player who made so much progress in the offseason, only to see his season derailed before he played a single regular season game. But the secondary concern behind Fant’s well-being is that of an offensive line that lost its starting
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It was far too soon for Carroll to announce any long-term decisions on the line following Friday’s game, but the Seahawks do have a few viable options for their line going forward. Rees Odhiambo came in for Fant during the game, so he certainly is a candidate for that job, but so too is Luke Joeckel, who had been slated to be the starter at left guard next to Fant. The Seahawks signed Joeckel, who was a left tackle for his first three seasons in Jacksonville before moving to guard in 2016, in part because of his ability to play both positions.

“We’re very fortunate that Luke Joeckel is on our team,” Carroll said. “Luke can start at left tackle or left guard. We’re just fortunate that he’s with us. We have some choices and we’ll figure that out in time.”

If the Seahawks do decide to move Joeckel out to Josh Donaldson Jersey tackle, then the open spot in the starting lineup shifts to left guard. Odhiambo has played both positions at camp, so he’s an option there, though both Carroll and offensive line coach Tom Cable have said this week they want to see more consistency out of the 2016 third-round pick if he’s going to earn a starting job.Youth Nike Custom Made Minnesota Vikings Elite Purple Team Color NFL Jersey Cheap.

“He has been a little bit up and down,” Carroll said. “He has been playing both spots, guard and tackle of the left side. We like his physicality, he’s a good athlete, he’s strong and tough and all that. Just cleaning up his game so he can be real consistent is what we’re concerned about, and how soon will that come. And, will he be able to clean it all up in time to win one of these spots? We’ll see what happens.”

Another possibility could be undrafted rookie Jordan Roos, who has impressed coaches throughout camp.

“He has done very well,” Carroll said. “He’s been a guy that we’ve been very excited about. He’s really tough, and he’s smart. He fits very well. He could definitely play left guard for us.”

And while he has played exclusively at right guard throughout camp, Mark Glowinski did start at left guard last season Custom Jaguars Jersey, so that could be a consideration as well. Glowinski is currently competing with Oday Aboushi for the starting job at right guard.

Finally, the Seahawks will always keep their eye on what’s available outside of their roster, though top talent isn’t exactly readily available two weeks into the preseason.

“We’re always competing on that,” Carroll said of possibly adding a player. “We’re always looking; we’ll always be in pursuit of trying to get better. That’s what competing’s all about, so we’ll continue to look. But we have to settle our issues with the guys that are here. ”
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2017 Preseason Week 2: Seahawks vs Minnesota Vikings

Ice Cube,Personalized Jaguars Jersey Allen Iverson Visit The Seahawks Ahead of BIG3 Basketball Playoffs

The afternoon following their 20-13 preseason victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Friday night at CenturyLink Field, the Seahawks met for a ‘Tell The Truth Monday’-style meeting at team headquarters, where before reviewing Custom Jaguars Jersey the game from the evening prior players were treated with a special visit from two legends in their respective Men’s Nike Custom Made Jacksonville Jaguars Elite Team Color Teal Green NFL Jersey.

Rapper Ice Cube and NBA Hall of Famer Allen Iverson stopped by Renton’s Virginia Josh Donaldson Jersey Mason Athletic Center on Saturday to meet with players, coaches, and staff ahead of the pair’s upcoming BIG3 Basketball league playoffs, a 3-on-3 event set for Sunday afternoon at Seattle’s Key Arena.

Excitement was abound for both parties, as Seahawks players lined up to greet some of their childhood idols while Ice Cube and Iverson soaked up the NFL atmosphere.Women’s Toronto Blue Jays Josh Donaldson Majestic White Flex Base 40th Anniversary Patch Jersey.

“Hope my Raiders don’t divorce me,” the Los Angeles-area native Ice Cube said as he strapped on a pair of blue-and-green Seahawks gloves.

“This is bucket list stuff right here,” Iverson, a standout football player in high school, added in between games of H.O.R.S.E. on one of the Seahawks’ Josh Donaldson Jersey For Sale indoor hoops.

Pete Carroll would later invite the duo into the team’s ‘Tell The Truth Monday’ meeting, where after a humorous lesson from coach Carroll on the importance of practice, Iverson would top cornerback Richard Sherman and linebacker Mike Morgan in a series of free-throw shootouts — a challenge Carroll likes to orchestrate at the start of team meetings to help reinforce his ‘Always Compete’ mantra.

Tickets are still available for tomorrow’s BIG3 Basketball playoffs at Key Arena Personalized Jaguars Jersey, where fans can catch Seattle SuperSonics legend Gary Payton coaching his 3 Headed Monsters featuring former Sonics standout Rashard Lewis. And judging by a few back-and-forths Saturday, a few Seahawks players might even make an appearance.
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