My story today deals with the increasing reps of the first unit offense and defense, and how reserve quarterback Charlie Whitehurst fits into that equation after playing solid in the first preseason game of the year.
Whitehurst says he does not know how much he’ll play on Saturday against Green Bay, the team his father David Whitehurst started for in the 1970s, but he’ll be ready and has already forgotten about last week.
“That’s the only way to be successful I think in this league is to forget about it. If it was good, forget about it. And if it was bad, forget about it and move forward. And that’s what I’ve done, and that’s what I think we should do as a team.
“It was great to get a win last week, but that doesn’t mean a lot. It was preseason, and it’s all about tomorrow. So hopefully we improve and play better this week.”
Greg Johns of Seattlepi.com writes that with Lawrence Jackson gone Nick Reed will take on a larger role with Seattle’s defense at Leo end behind Chris Clemons.
Gregg Bell of the Associated Press ties a nice little bow around the end of Camp Carroll.
Clare Farnsworth of Seahawks.com does the same thing here.
Doug Farrar of Yahoo Sports talks to RB Leon Washington, who said 70 percent of what they ran with the New York Jets was zone scheme driven, so he should have no problem with the transition to Alex Gibbs’ scheme.
KJR’s Ian Furness talks with Hawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley in this audio link.
Furness talks with Hawks general manager John Schneider in this audio link.
ESPN 710 Seattle’s Kevin Calabro and Jim Moore talk with head coach Pete Carroll in this audio link.