The Seahawks will be back on the field again today for another OTA, their-second-to-last of the year. Today’s is closed to the media, but another one tomorrow — which concludes this session — is open.
For now, a few links. …
— Jayson Jenks wrote for the Wednesday paper on the challenge of making the switch from college defensive lineman to NFL offensive lineman, which J.R. Sweezy pulled off last year and Jared Smith is attempting this year.
“I saw a lot of things I didn’t know were going to happen,” Sweezy said, “and I was kind of out of my element, as in not knowing what to do exactly. I feel like I’ve made great lengths to never let that happen again, because that still lives in the back of my mind. But it was good for me. I needed that to happen.
“I just wasn’t on the same page as everyone else. I just wasn’t far enough along to understand it all, especially when it was going that fast.”
In other links. …
— Seahawks.com offers a photo gallery of Tuesday’s OTAs;
— Seahawks.com also remembers former Times reporter and Seahawks beat writer Gil Lyons;
— MyNorthwest.com wonders about the expectations for guard James Carpenter;
— The Seahawks draft blog wonders if tight end might be the main priority for the team in 2014 and looks at two local possibilities;
— NWNews.com has a talk with Warren Moon about Russell Wilson;
— ESPN.com’s Mike Sando’s daily look around the NFC West;
— Longtime football publication Pro Football Weekly is no more.