Found May 23, 2012 on
NorthWest Sports Beat:
Even though the NHL playoffs is taking up a lot of attention along with the NBA postseason and the beginning of the MLB season, action in the NFL is heating up as OTAs, or Organized Team Activities as they are formally known, are taking place and the Seattle Seahawks are starting to look like well see in when camp starts up.
The Seahawks made a trade to pick up tight end Kellen Winslow from Tampa Bay for a seventh-round pick that can be moved up to the sixth round if Winslow can produce and a few sportsbook reviews may state that is a low-risk, high-reward deal for the Seahawks.
Winslow was an All-American at Miami and is the son of Hall of Fame tight end Kellen Winslow Sr., and he went to the Pro Bowl himself in 2007 with Cleveland before getting shipped to the Bucs. Winslow has been battling injuries over the past few years, but he still hasnt missed a game since 2008.
The Seahawks are looking to boost an aerial attack that was 22nd in the league and theyve already added Matt Flynn at quarterback.
Winslow will push Zach Miller for a starting spot and the Seahawks may even use more two-TE sets.
Receiver Sidney Rice was hurt most of last year and Seattles receivers arent the greatest in the first place, and those are using sportsbook software will tell you that you need to be able to throw the ball in todays NFL.
Speaking of throwing the ball, there is an excellent chance that Tarvaris Jackson isnt going to be in Seattle next season, which may actually improve the Seahawks online betting odds.
Jackson decided to skip the OTAs and that probably signed his slip out of town with head coach Pete Carroll, who is big on his players competing and if Jackson really wanted to fight for the starters role, or even the backup role, he would have showed up. No word yet on if he's in practice today.
Flynn is probably going to start and the backup role will more than likely go to rookie Russell Wilson, who has been compared to New Orleans Drew Brees by Seattle general manager John Schneider.
While that may be overstating it a little, Wilson is short like Brees and he is great at moving around in the pocket like Brees, and Schneider is trying to sell this pick to the fans that are paying to watch the team in 2012.
Seattle wont get past San Francisco in the lines for the NFC West, but they can firmly hold on to second and the OTAs are going to be a good place for you to see if the Seahawks are worth a wager in your online sportsbook.
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded tight end Kellen Winslow Jr.
to the Seattle Seahawks for a conditional late-round pick,
FOXSports.com?s Jay Glazer reports.