NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us its the end of the line for Tacoma’s Marcus Trufant in a Seattle uniform. His bad back and lofty salary finally led to the end of his career with his hometown team. Clinton says Marcus Trufant has always been a class act, and he hopes that he continues his career in the same fashion that he played here in Seattle. NOT in the NFC West.
NWSB Seattle Seahawks insider C-Mac tells us about the five Seattle Seahawks veterans that deserve a spot in Canton Ohio in the Pro football hall of fame. Cortez Kennedy is going in, and besides him Walter Jones, Mike Holmgren, Steve Hutchinson, Kenny Easley and Shaun Alexander should also go in one day. Steve Largent is eagerly awaiting their arrival.
Q reports on the best Seattle Seahawks news we’ve heard in a while today. A panel of 44 media members voted today and the inductions are in early August in Canton, Ohio. One name we will hear being called is former All World Seahawks defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy. He won the 1992 Defensive Player of the Year, on a 1-15 Seahawks ball club. He also made eight Pro Bowls, had 58 sacks. It was time!
Today word out of the NFL tells us Marshawn Lynch green socks on Monday Night Football has earned him a $5,000 slap on the hand from the NFL? It’s been a record season for Lynch, he has scored at least one touchdown in nine consecutive games, matching Shaun Alexander’s franchise record. Trent Cole ends Russell Okung season only gets fined $7500?
Seattle Seahawks headline for Thursday December 15th, 2011. Doug Baldwin the Seahawks rookie wide receiver today grabbed himself a Week 15 NFC special teams player of the week award. Baldwin is the third Seahawk player to be honored this season. Chris Clemons, and David Hawthorne were the first Seahawks earlier this year to receive weekly awards.
Seattle Seahawks headline for Wednesday December 7th, 2011. David Hawthorne the Seahawks defensive end today grabbed himself a Week 13 NFC Defensive player of the week award. Hawthorne is the second Seahawk player to be honored this season. (Chris Clemons) Hawthorne is the first Seahawks Linebacker since Lofa Tatupu in 2007 to win this award.
Q reports on the Seattle Seahawks injury situation. The bad news continues to mount for the offensive line. Left tackle Russell Okung has a torn right pectoral muscle that he suffered in Thursday’s (Dec. 1) game against the Philadelphia Eagles. He was thrown to the ground by Trent Cole after the play. Bad news with John Moffitt and James Carpenter already out too.