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Marshawn Lynch among about a dozen Seahawks not in Denver for preseason opener

Post by Gregg Bell / The News Tribune on Aug. 7, 2014 at 5:00 pm with 30 Comments »
August 7, 2014 5:43 pm

Turns out, not only will Marshawn Lynch not play in the Seahawks’ preseason opener tonight at Denver, he won’t even be here on the sidelines in a hoodie.

Marshawn Lynch is among 14 veterans not in Denver tonight for the Seahawks' preseason opener in Denver (Elaine Thompson / AP photo).
Marshawn Lynch is among 14 veterans not in Denver tonight for the Seahawks’ preseason opener in Denver (Elaine Thompson / AP photo).

One week after he ended his mini-holdout and reported to training camp, Seattle’s star running back didn’t make the team’s trip to Colorado. That may generate some noise, but it’s not that big a deal; the team confirmed about a dozen other veteran Seahawks didn’t come, either, most of those either injured or coming back from being out.

The list of 17 Seahawks officially termed by the team as “not expected to play” tonight, in roster numerical order:

QB  B.J. Daniels (groin)

WR David Gilreath (concussion)

RB Marshawn Lynch

S Kam Chancellor (just back this week from hip surgery)

DB Akeem Auguste

CB Eric Pinkins

LB Mike Taylor

LB Bruce Irvin (hip surgery)

LB Malcolm Smith (ankle surgery)

LB Bobby Wagner (hamstring)

OLB Kevin Pierre-Louis (oblique strain)

LB Korey Toomer (hamstring)

C Max Unger

T Russell Okung (just back this week from toe surgery)

G James Carpenter (just back this week from a calf injury)

WR Kevin Norwood (surgery this week for bone spur in foot)

DT Jordan Hill

Unger’s absence means Lemuel Jeanpierre is the only true center dressing tonight, which means coaches will be giving ample opportunity for linemen such as Alvin Bailey to show off their versatility. The more positions a young guy proves he cane play this month, the better his chances to make this team.

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  1. pabuwal says:

    Alvin Bailey, starting LT of the Future Folks. The Legend begins tonight.

  2. The O line is going to get run over all night long. I hope RW is not going to play much.

  3. blueshq says:

    Wow, Sweezy is the only starter on the line! Those first few possessions are going to be rough!

  4. Screw the NFL and their greed!

    I drove for nearly two hours to see the game, and the bar that said they had it DID NOT. The only place that had it was illegally streaming it–on four TV’s out of 30, and there were no seats left where you could see the game.

    So I gave up. I get to drive nearly two hours to get back to work tomorrow.

    The two closest teams to Montana are playing, both are last years Super Bowl teams, and I cant get the game on TV anywhere. Total Bullshit!

  5. Ray_Maines says:

    Slave: Take heart my man. Take heart.

    The game didn’t start well, and is now delayed at least 20 min due to a lightning storm, and is going to be a total pile of poo when it resumes. I think all of our expectations were too high, certainly yours and mine were. Super sorry. Buy a beer and put it on my tab.

  6. oldtallguy says:

    Awesome, then you won’t have any negative comments on how awful the oil was for at least a week.

  7. GeorgiaHawk says:

    Lol oldtallguy.

    I’m sure he will make something up like usual.

  8. Ray_Maines says:

    OTG&GH: Stop. Take the high road.

  9. Ray_Maines says:

    I’m hearing on the radio that the teams are hoping to start playing in 15 min. and the “good” weather will last for an hour before the game is delayed again by the larger storm heading into denver. Holy cow, this could last until about 4 in the morning.

  10. oldtallguy says:

    Why stop, he never stops whining. Same shit day after day, week after week, month after month. A whining wannabe

  11. GeorgiaHawk says:


    Oldtallguy makes sense.

    You try so hard to take the high road but he will drive two hours there to find you.

    Sometimes you just have to man up.

  12. and you never stop nagging about it soo ………. you are the same . . .

  13. Wow, stay classy Georgia. Youre a real peach.

    You too Oldtallguy; all you do is show up and drop a sentence or two ragging on someone. Nice contribution, Mr. Negative.

    Hard to judge the O-line since only one projected starter played. Plus they were going against Ware et al…My only gripe is that RW was getting drilled because Schilling and Britt were in. Why subject RW to that risk? I don’t get it…

    I did catch a couple of plays where Michaels and Baldwin made plays. Baldwin is really stepping up!

    My expectations for the starting line are still high. Okung and Unger weren’t playing, nor Carpenter. Plus, I still think Winston wins the competition vs Britt, and I have faith that he will play well.

  14. Tell you what oldtallguy–why don’t you grace us with all the reasons why the offensive line is so good….instead of just ragging on someone for daring to disagree with your royal self…

  15. PLUHawkFan says:

    OTG and Georgia;

    Seriously? You guys talking ***** before STTBM even makes any comments. Ragging on him, because you “think” he’ll complain? Who’s being immature now? Really?

    Why don’t the both of you take a good LONG, HARD look in the mirror before you start complaining about others.

    As I’ve pointed out before, at times certain posters can be annoying with certain topics. But if all your going to do is personally attack someone KEEP YOUR TRAP SHUT. If you want to debate a topic, civilly and with facts then by all means. That contributes to the blog.

    But you OTG are personally attacking someone before a word was even said. And Georgia while you didn’t attack him, you are egging it on. YOUR both out of line period!

    Basically the pot calling the kettle black at this point…….

  16. Thanks PLU.

  17. oldtallguy says:

    I don’t remember ever saying the online was good, but I don’t rag on them day in an day out. Same old sh..

  18. A restaurant owner here told my parents they would have had to pay $7,000 dollars for NFL PRESEASON Sunday Ticket! That’s ridiculous! No wonder no one in Western Montana has it!

  19. No, all you do is show up and troll, ragging on anyone who says something you don’t like. You contribute nothing but bile…

  20. GeorgiaHawk says:

    Just curious PLU.

    You are so eager to call out the so-called pot calling the kettle black, however you shy away from ever calling out the kettle.

    Why is that?

  21. GeorgiaHawk says:

    Same goes for you xcman?

  22. GeorgiaHawk says:


    Oldtallguy has been posting for awhile now. Not often, (as if it mattered) however his posts have been informative, funny & down right honest.

    No one has to be part of a blog poster fan club here (like some think they have to) & more importantly no one has to post every day 10 times a day with 500 word posts about basically the same thing to bring value to this blog.

    Some articulate more with less like oldtallguy & some choose to articulate less with more.

    Different strokes for different folks.

    Go Hawks!

  23. Georgia–Funny, honest, informative?! Just because you agree with his sentiments and like to pile on to his attacks doesnt mean his nasty comments are any of those things.

    Youve been attacking me almost non-stop without any reason for over a week now, and it needs to stop. What youre doing is called Trolling; baiting and inciting arguments.

    No one has to be as passionate as I am about the blog, or respond to everyone who responds to them, but I choose to. You even howled about me commenting on a thread devoted to the offensive line–how’s that for insanity?!

    Oldtallguy only posts comments that tell others he doesnt like them and they suck; no analysis, no other positive or informative information…that is also Trolling.

    You jump all over me for simply stating that I would buy even the annoying Yankinta a beer even though he’s underage, yet Mo and others who flat out attack Yankinta, bait him and insult him garner so such vitriol. Youre nuts dude, and need to really take a good look at yourself and what crap you’ve been posting lately.

    Youre even trying to insist I never say anything good about Sweezy and that I hate him or dont want him on the team, which I have never, ever said. I think Sweezy will be good this year, and Ive always said he has potential. I just feel he was unfairly installed as the starter and should have sat on the bench until ready to play, not learned on the job despite playing badly for nearly two years.

    And yet that angers you to the point of rage. You need to get grip, bud.

  24. And PLU doesnt call me out because Im not acting like Oldtallguy or you. Im not attacking someone for an entire week over an innocuous comment about someone else.

    In the immortal words of one of our better commenters; Georgia, why are you such a dick?

  25. MoSeahawk12 says:

    Why am I getting pulled in this? Couldn’t resist I guess.

  26. GeorgiaHawk says:


    I think it could be your exercise routine that causes you to act like the troll you accuse others of being.

    By Taking these three daily exercises out of your routine I think you will be much improved.

    1- Stretching- the truth.
    2- Jumping- to conclusions.
    3- Running- the mouth.

    You can do it. I know you can.

  27. Mo–Well, because you regularly bait and attack Yankinta. I understand your frustration with the dude, but I think you’ve been out of line regarding him fairly often lately.

    And Ive refrained from doing the same, but suddenly according to Georgia Im attacking the guy and deserve to be hounded across multiple threads, attacked, insulted and made fun of?

    By comparison, my one comment regarding the guy was innocuous and tame. Thats why I brought up your name, because its relevant.

    Im not trying to rag on you, just making a fair comparison. You’ve been better in your comments and discussions with me, and Ive responded in kind. I’d like to keep it civil between us, and if youre ever in Montana or I get back to Seattle or wherever you are, there’s a beer with your name on it from my pocketbook if youre interested.

  28. Georgia–You should take your own medicine; you obviously arent.

  29. GeorgiaHawk says:

    Do you need a personal trainer?

  30. GeorgiaHawk says:

    I vote Yankinta to be your personal trainer.

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