Dave Boling of The News Tribune preview’s tonight’s exhibition opener between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Diego Chargers with a closer look at the battle for the No. 2 quarterback job between Brady Quinn and Tarvaris Jackson.
Jackson returns to the scene of his first career start with Seattle two years ago in a preseason game at San Diego.
“The competition is at hand now, there’s no doubt, and it’s a big deal to Brady and T-Jack,” coach Pete Carroll said. “They’ve performed well in practice, they’ve handled themselves and the team very well. We’re really fortunate to have their experience … they’ve got four games to prove it and they’ll get a lot of playing time and have a great chance.”
Clare Farnsworth of Seahawks.com writes that Seattle’s young players fighting to earn a roster spot will get a good look tonight against the Chargers.
Check out a video preview of tonight’s game at this video link.
Brock Huard and Danny O’Neil of 710 ESPN Seattle interview Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell in this audio link about Russell Wilson’s ability to make big plays in the play-action game.
More O’Neil: He says to expect to see a lot of Christine Michael tonight.
Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network offers five takeaways from Seahawks training camp.
Jim Trotter of Sports Illustrated writes that the Seahawks are fully aware that they have not accomplished anything yet.
Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times takes a closer look at the Chargers.
Tom Krasovic of U-T San Diego offers five things to watch for from the Seahawks.
Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald writes that former Seahawk Leon Washington can still turn heads in the return game.