Pro Football Talk has had an interesting ongoing series this off-season, asking fans to vote for their favorite team’s Mt. Rushmore — meaning, the four most iconic figures in the history of that franchise.
I think just about any Seahawk fan would agree with Largent, Jones and Kennedy. Alexander, as you can see in the comments, elicits more debate.
I’m one of those who thinks Alexander gets a little bit of a bad rap at times — the overall numbers he put up are undeniable as was his impact on what remains the only Super Bowl team in franchise history.
But I’d also agree you could make a great case for Mike Holmgren as the coaching face of the franchise, Kenny Easley as the leading figure on those great ’80s defenses, and Matt Hasselbeck for what he meant for the entire decade of the 2000’s and that same Super Bowl team.
Ultimately, it’s a fun debate during an otherwise pretty dead time of year.
Here are some other links this morning. …
— Here’s our story on what the NFL’s new rules outlawing most bags in stadiums may mean for Seahawk fans;
— Here’s our notebook that includes an update on the backup QB spot and the death of Dick Mansperger, the first player personnel director in team history;
— Here’s more on Mansperger from Seahawks.com;
— USA Today highlights the comments by Brandon Browner on KJR-AM earlier this week when he said he’d “I’d put my hands around” Jim Harbaugh’s neck;
— Seahawks.com has a schedule of events for the team this week that includes a couple of rookie workouts (which are closed to the media);
— Good stuff in the regular weekly chat of ESPN.com’s Mike Sando;
— Field Gulls takes a stab at guessing the final 53-man roster;
— A 49ers blog looks ahead to the week two matchup with the Seahawks;
— A lot of good 49ers notes here;
— The Cincinnati Bengals will again be featured on Hard Knocks, a show the Seahawks did not pursue.