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How’s this grab you?: A “fine” day ends with a Seahawks practice Earl Thomas misses to heal shoulder

Another practice day for All-Pro safety Earl Thomas to rest the shoulder he separated and had popped back into place last weekend as he played on in the NFC championship game. Same with right guard J.R. Sweezy. He’s been dragging the ankle he sprained in the Dec. 28 regular-season finale through the last two playoff games.

But why not relax? There are still 10 days until the Super Bowl.

It was a mighty fine day here at Seahawks headquarters.

Marshawn Lynch learned he got fined $20,000 for grabbing himself.

Sweezy got dinged $8,268 for hitting Packers linebacker Clay Matthews

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NFL fines Clay Matthews $22,050 for hit on Russell Wilson

Just back from the Seahawks’ locker room from interviews and press conferences with Michael Bennett and Bobby Wagner. I’ll post on those soon.

First: As if it doesn’t have any other issues going on, the NFL today fined Green Bay linebacker Clay Matthews for his blindside hit on Russell Wilson officials penalized during a Packers return of an interception in last weekend’s NFC title game.

Matthews drew a 15-yard penalty for the hit. Wilson never missed a snap in the game, and eventually threw the winning touchdown pass to Jermaine

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Seahawks’ defense could be even better — especially if it only has to keep covering just 2/3rd of the field

Normally I would lead with a video slice of what coach Pete Carroll said following a game. But Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett was far, far better.

He wasn’t bad on the field tonight, either.

Bennett’s sack and fumble he forced on Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers that turned into a safety plus two quarterbacks hits — plus the sacks by O’Brien Schofield in the first half and Cliff Avril on fourth down that was also during Seattle run of 19 unanswered points into the fourth quarter — were impressive. Even more impressive:

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