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How a TV cartoon in a Bellevue hotel room 5 years ago bonded a secondary, a defense — and a team

The bonding of a championship team, the meshing in the middle of what has become among the top NFL defenses of the last 40 years, didn’t begin on a practice field.

It wasn’t hatched in a draft room or at the NFL combine. Or even in any games.

It began over a 2010 episode of “Family Guy” inside a hotel room in Bellevue.

Pete Carroll was in his first spring as Seahawks coach. Even though Seattle had veteran Lawyer Milloy at safety that season, Carroll and his staff knew that would be the last of Milloy’s 15 seasons in the

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Kam Chancellor’s 2nd of back-to-back days a focus for Seahawks today; Hawks have NFL’s most expensive secondary-market tickets

–Back in damp, cool Renton for the Seahawks’ final practice of the training-camp portion of the preseason. Today is “family day” at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center, with the players’ spouses, girlfriends and family romping around the facility and their kids playing on inflatables during practice. After today, the players — specifically, the veterans — are no longer bound to team hotels and bed checks after meetings each night. (Read here why that has been of particular import this week in the Marshawn Lynch assault accusation.) The players can go to their homes following their work days.

For instance,

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