During what was officially the 13th practice of Seahawks training camp, Gary Jennings – a fourth-round pick out of West Virginia taken number 120 overall – was the undeniable star.
In barely more than a year in the NFL, J.T. Barrett has endured a dizzying enough of a ride that he insisted Sunday all he feels is grateful for another chance to be on the field.
The guy who wound up leading the Seahawks in rushing during Thursday’s first preseason game knew almost nothing about his new team, nothing about Seattle and virtually none of the plays he was asked to run against Denver.
Somehow, DK Metcalf didn’t debut with a 100-yard pass reception and vault into the upper deck to celebrate.
SEATTLE – Paxton Lynch threw for one score and ran for another against his former team as part of an impressive second-half performance, leading the Seattle Seahawks to a 22-14 win over the Denver Broncos on Thursday night. Competing with Geno Smith for the backup job behind Russell Wilson, Lynch made up for some shaky moments during the first two weeks of training camp by leading Seattle on a trio of second-half scoring drives using both his arm and legs to move Seattle’s offense.
Many other starters also will sit out and those who do play won’t play much, with coach Pete Carroll saying the team is emphasizing more than ever getting young players a lot of snaps early in the preseason (while also further protecting their veterans, something becoming a growing trend around the NFL).
Seahawks linebacker Mychal Kendricks will be sentenced on an insider trading charge on Sept. 25, according to a report Wednesday from TMZ Sports.
Barkevious Mingo is all about being a defensive end. The former first-round pick is in favor of moving back to the position where he was a star in college. The Seahawks will get their first look at Mingo there when they open their preseason schedule hosting Denver on Thursday night.
When you’re talking to Seahawks guard D.J. Fluker, don’t worry so much about technical detail. Just enjoy the ride. Listen to him talk about how he couldn’t play Pop Warner football when he was a kid because he was too big.
At age 28 — and having already been labeled by many as a bust after he was taken with the sixth overall pick of the 2013 draft by Cleveland and then unceremoniously traded three years later — Barkevious Mingo says he’s finally in a position to make the best use of his skills.
It’s not just what you hear in the words of his coaches that gives a sense that the Cassius Marsh playing for the Seahawks now is different from the Cassius Marsh who played for the Seahawks from 2014-17, but what you read on the back of his jersey.
Wilson is expected back in Seattle for the Seahawks’ practice Saturday, a mock game that will be held at Pop Keeney Stadium in Bothell. He is expected to return to the Seattle area Friday night.