Brady Henderson of ESPN 710 Seattle provides a wrap-up of Pete Carroll’s appearance with Brock Huard and Mike Salk on the radio yesterday.
Carroll said Flynn’s performance against the Broncos was better than it appeared. The Seahawks changed their practice schedule this week, with the workout beginning at 10:15 this morning, so we should have an announcement by Carroll on who starts against Kansas City this week after practice.
Practices are closed to the public because training camp is over, so reporters are no longer allowed to provide updates via twitter during practice.
Carroll: He had two touchdown-opportunity throws that were there, and I think he was 6 for 13, so that makes him 8 for 13 with two touchdowns in the first half. That would have been a fantastic start. So we have to be very clear-minded and not emotional and work our way through the film, and we did, and I think he did a nice job under the circumstances. There were a couple opportunities in there that he would like to have back – that’s how that goes. I think he played a solid game and we would have loved to cash in on those two touchdowns.”
Phoung Le of the Associated Press reports that George Hickman, an original Tuskegee Airman and longtime usher for the Seahawks and the Huskies, died at the age of 88 years old on Monday. I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Hickman and sharing a few moments with him throughout my time on the Seahawks’ beat. He always brought a smile to my face and will be missed.
Dave Boling of The News Tribune wrote a feature on Hickman’s life as a Tuskegee Airman last year, which you can check out here.
Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune writes that the Bears have signed former Seahawks fifth round pick Mark LeGree to boost the team’s depth at safety.
Matt Williamson of Scouts Inc. has four Seattle players in his annual list of the top 200 players in the NFL. Chris Clemons comes in at No. 105, Earl Thomas at No. 120, Marshawn Lynch at No. 134 and Red Bryant at No. 194. You must be an ESPN Insider to view this.
Clare Farnsworth of Seahawks.com writes that the defense and the running game were bright spots for Seattle against the Broncos, while penalties cropped up as an issue again.
ESPN’s Mike Sando notes that both Russell Wilson and Matt Flynn have received more snaps in games than their NFC West counterparts.
Danny O’Neil of the Seattle Times writes that there were “multiple indications” after players concluded meetings on Monday that Russell Wilson will get the start against Kansas City. Pete Carroll should make the announcement after this morning’s practice.
KJR’s Ian Furness and Hugh Millen discuss the improvement of the offensive line and quarterback battle in this audio link.