Absurdly early — four months before the opener — impressions of organized team activities without helmets
All you need to know about how vitally important today’s OTA practice on the field at team headquarters in Renton will be to the Seahawks’ 2015 season: All-Pro safety Earl Thomas didn’t participate. Franchise quarterback Russell Wilson, prized tight end Jimmy Graham, bedrock running back Marshawn Lynch, key rush ends Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett and linebacker Bruce Irvin weren’t even in the same zip code during it.
And they weren’t even wearing helmets during scrimmaging.
That latter fact was because the Seahawks, coach Pete Carroll said, asked for input from the league office on the proper “tempo” for these OTAs that …