Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 10/17/12
Russell Wilson is the talk of the town in Seattle these days and as the Seahawks staring Quarterback, he deserves to be. With players such as Wilson, Sidney Rice, Golden Tate, and Marshawn Lynch on offense and Brandon Browner, Bruce Irvin, and Chris Clemons on defense; the Seahawks make plenty of headlines in both the Emerald City and the NFL.
One player easily overlooked, even with the immense media saturation in today’s society has to be the Seahawks place kicker Steven Hauschka. Obscurity may have once been the hallmark of placekickers in the NFL but with names like Janikowski, Vinatieri, Longwell. and Kaeding, the times are changing. Still, children don’t grow up wanting to be the placekicker of their favorite team, fans don’t rush to get the kicker’s jersey, and the Hall of Fame is not filled with the busts of legendary kickers.… Read more
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