Seattle Seahawks’ Red Bryant thrives with better nutrition
Offensive lineman Lemuel Jeanpierre, linebacker Mike Morgan, safety Jeron Johnson and wide receiver Jermaine Kearse were other undrafted players who went on to contribute in their rookie seasons with the Seahawks. The undrafted success stories have added to the legacy of a team that’s filled with late-round picks who have made big contributions and play with the intent of proving others wrong. “Guys take that chip and they play hard on the field, they play hard to counter that vision people have of them, that lack of respect, and I think that’s why we have a team full of guys that play like that,” cornerback Richard Sherman said. “A team full of guys that are angry.” Mayowa has one of the most unique stories in Seattle’s camp. He played at Idaho, but was far from a standout. In 45 career games, Mayowa had just 68 tackles and nine sacks, not numbers that would catch the attention of many scouts. He was so far off the radar that his route to the NFL went through a regional combine last March at the Seahawks practice facility. That’s where he was noticed by Seahawks scouts.
“It’s just amazing how food, something so simple, can play a big role in terms of an athlete,” Bryant said. “I just feel more alert, ready to go. You can’t really perform at an elite level with that type of food I was eating all the time. It’s going to wear you down. And you can’t be in a better place than Seattle because they’re health-conscious anyway compared to the South. It’s just two different worlds. * The National Athletic Trainers’ Association issued a statement this week in support of the NFL’s crown of the helmet rule, The Plain Dealer reported . In its statement, NATA said players should “understand a helmet protects the head from blunt trauma injury [and] does not prevent concussion or protect the spine and should not be relied on for that purpose.” The group also says that enforcing the rules across the board will be critical to keeping players safe. * Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman has overcome a hearing disability in pursuit of a roster spot, according to the Tacoma News Tribune .
Seahawks ranked No. 15 in team value in Forbes rankings
A third-round draft choice by the Seahawks in April out of Penn State, Hill has been click here an effective inside pass rusher on passing downs. He has performed better than expected in place of Alan Branch, who signed as a free agent with Buffalo in the offseason, at the position of run-stuffing defensive tackle next to nose guard Brandon Mebane in running situations. He played better than we had expected on first and second down during the game, Carroll said. He held his own, and he was very active. We really liked that he was so quick and that he had a really good savvy for rushing the passer, and it showed. Now, Carroll would like to see the same thing from Avril in an exhibition game. I definitely would like to get out there for one of these three games, Avril said. Its a little bit different from practicing. When its out there, the games are a lot quicker and a lot more physical. So you definitely would like to get a feel for it before the season starts, for sure. INJURY UPDATE Defensive tackle Tony McDaniel remains out with a click here. groin injury and needs to make his way back to the field if he wants to earn a spot on the final roster.
Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman signs endorsement deal with CenturyLink
After ranking No. 17 last year, the Seahawks jumped two spots ranking No. 15 on the current list. Now valued at $1.081 billion with an earned revenue of $270 million last season, and owned by mega-billionaire Paul Allen, the Seahawks are certainly making ends meet. But while the Seahawks certainly have a sustainable business model, the franchise is still a far cry from the NFLs cash-juggernaut Dallas Cowboys, who earned the top spot on Forbes list for the seventh-consecutive year. Valued at $2.3 billion, the Cowboys take the cake as the NFLs most-valued franchise.
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He will appear in local Seattle market television and radio commercials, outdoor billboards, as well as online, print, and social media promotions. The campaign, focused on the theme of Home Field. Home Team. Home Internet., will highlight CenturyLink’s High Speed Internet offering as an alternative to traditional cable. To view the campaign kick-off video, click here . For more information about CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week program, visit: http://shwks.com/week . About CenturyLink CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers.