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He entered the 2010 college football season as the Preseason Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year and a candidate for the Heisman Trophy. A sports writer noted that Johnson 'struggled' with his accuracy and seemed to have lost some of the "zip" on his passes. He then lost his job to Ryan Tannehill, the 8th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. It was revealed a shoulder injury took away his arm strength and accuracy. "All along, the doctors kept saying it would get better with time," Texas A&M quarterbacks coach Tom Rossley said, via the Seattle Times. "And we kept thinking, 'OK, next week it's going to be better.' But it never really got to where we were hoping it would get." Johnson would sign with the Philadelphia Eagles, and spent time with the Pittsburgh Steelers, where offensive coordinator Todd Haley worked on his throwing motion. The difference could benefit the Seahawks who think Johnson could win the backup position. "I asked him to throw his old way, and he couldn't do it so that's a good thing," Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Sunday. "He's got a very good arm. He can really gun the football down the field. He's got a great presence in that he's such a big guy in the pocket. Totally different than our other guys. If he can hang with us, you'll see us utilize him doing the things he can do well." "It's fairly technical, but long story short I had to get my elbow in the right place to make the ball spin," he said. "If I wanted to continue playing football," he said, "I had to change what I was doing."
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Good news for a couple undrafted FAs. They got the opportunity to try out for the Seahawks over the weekend and made it on the roster... for now.
Head coach Pete Carroll said on Sunday that one player impressed him during mini-camp over the weekend, but he couldn't remember his name. “The kid from Idaho did a nice job. He did a nice job,” he said, reported PFT.
2.30 Seattle Seahawks Christine Michael, RB, Texas A&M (5-10, 220)
With the thirtieth selection (62nd overall) in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Seattle Seahawks select running back Christine Michael from Texas A&M. According to Todd McShay of ESPN, Michael might be the most talented running back in the entire 2013 NFL Draft. I’m not going to go that far...
Second Round: Christine Michael, RB, Texas A&M
I think Michael is a great and underrated running back prospect. He could end up being one of the better backs from this draft class. However, why do they need him? Lynch is the starter, and Turin has proven to be a solid #2 option. I just don't see why they took him. Why not take a starting right tackle or a pass rushing...
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman decided to ride his jet ski over to the Seahawks’ practice facility to watch the rookies at this weekends mini camp.
Gonna ride my Jet Ski up to watch the rookies from the Lake ….
— Richard Sherman (@RSherman_25) May 10, 2013
Watching the rooks from the Lake twitter.com/RSherman_25/st…
— Richard Sherman (@RSherman_25) May 10...
According to the Bellingham Herald, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll is very impressed with rookie wide receiver Luke Willson, who was taken in the fifth round of this year’s draft.
Coach Pete Carroll cited Willson as the player who “jumped out” in Friday’s first day of minicamp, and with another solid day Saturday, Willson now has more catches as a hopeful Seahawk...
The Seattle Seahawks already had a deep roster even before the NFL draft.
For the 11 draft picks selected by Seattle, just finding a way onto the roster by the end of training camp will be tough.
However, two of the Seahawks selections have already made an impression with coach Pete Carroll during the team's three-day rookie minicamp.
Fourth-round receiver Chris Harper and...
Since the weather has been so great in the Pacific Northwest this past week, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman decided to take a spin on his jet-ski over the weekend and do a little bit of spying on the Seattle rookie mini-camp.
With the camp being held at the Seahawks training facilities near the shores of Lake Washington, Sherman decided to provide his social media...
Brandon Smith, who was signed after trying out at the Packers' rookie camp last weekend, hasn't played in a game since 2010. He spent last year transitioning from wide receiver to cornerback on the advice of Seattle coach Pete Carroll.
Jet Ski Adventures
What may sound like a reality show in the making actually occurred this past weekend, as standout cornerback Richard Sherman decided to head over to the VMAC (Virginia Masoc Athletic Center) to check out how this years’ rookie camp was progressing.
Now I know reality shows may be on their way out (or so I hope), but can’t you imagine the hilarity that would...
With Pete Carroll at the helm in Seattle, nothing about the Seahawks really tends to surprise us anymore. But Richard Sherman riding up to Seahawks camp on a jet ski? Well, that was, if not a surprise, at least unexpected.
The ever eccentric Sherman cruised along the waters of Lake Washington in his wave rider to make a special appearance at Seahawks rookie camp on Saturday.