Out for the year, DT Brandon Mebane to tackle something else: literacy issues in his home neighborhood
What did the Seahawks lose when defensive tackle Brandon Mebane went on the injured-reserve list Tuesday with a torn hamstring, ending his season?
The inherently overlooked, eight-year veteran does more for Seattle than devour two blockers while simultaneously smacking into a center on every play each Sunday.
He does more than stuff running lanes and free his linebackers to make tackles. He does more than sing self-deprecating songs in the locker room, like this one he bellowed Oct. 8 when I and other writers approached his locker before a practice:
“ I’m just a no-body/Tryna’ tell every-body/About some-body.”
Mebane is …