I hope you are enjoying Memorial Day by relaxing and getting that barbeque going. But let’s not forget the purpose of today – to remember those who lost their lives so we can enjoy the lifestyle we have today.
With that, I direct you to this piece by Ken Crippen, executive director of the Pro Football Researchers’ Association, who provides a list of NFL players who gave the ultimate sacrifice and died for their country.
ESPN’s Mike Sando provides his dream/nightmare scenario for Seattle in the upcoming season. The Dream –12-4. The nightmare — finishing 6-10.
Dan Pompei of the National Football Post quotes a source that says Mike Williams’ struggles in 2011 stem from the physical receiver reverting back to his old ways and not showing up in top physical condition, which resulted in nagging injuries that limited his production. Both Seahawks general manager John Schneider and head coach Pete Carroll have basically said the same thing publicly this offseason.
KJR’s Ian Furness and Hugh Millen talk about the Seahawks OTAs in this audio link.
ESPN’s John Clayton talks with Earl Thomas in this audio link, which includes his description of the dust up between Ben Obomanu and Doug Baldwin.
Patriots offensive guard and cancer survivor Marcus Cannon gives an Iraq war veteran a surprise by offering his hunting cross bow to him for free after he advertised hit on Craigslist.
Peter King of Sports Illustrated discusses how moving the trade deadline from Week 6 to Week 8 can have an affect on the upcoming season.
Sam Monson of ProFootballFocus.com breaks down the different defensive line prototypes, from 0-technique Vince Wilfork of New England to 9-tech Jason Babin of Philadelphia.