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Giants roster countdown, No. 55: Can physically imposing DB Eric Pinkins break through?

Pinkins is one of the most intriguing players on the roster.
16 days ago

Eric Pinkins playing safety now for Giants

After several position changes during his time with the Seattle Seahawks, Eric Pinkins is back to playing the position he’s most familiar with. Pinkins played a hybrid safety position in college at San Diego State’s 3-3-5 defense. Upon being drafted by Seattle in the sixth round of the 2014 draft, the Seahawks initially hoped to…
Via Pro Football Talk
19 days ago

Why a Giant and Packer shared odd midgame chest-bump

They took different routes, but they both made it. Eric Pinkins, a linebacker and special-teams weapon for the Giants, and Christine Michael, a reserve running back and special-teams weapon for the Packers, saw their paths intersect Sunday in Green Bay, and were they excited. The two former Seahawks pals spotted each other after a first-quarter punt,...
Via New York Post
January 08, 2017

Seahawks Training Camp Position Watch: Strongside Linebacker Competition “Is Wide Open”

Mike Morgan, Cassius Marsh, Eric Pinkins, and Kevin Pierre-Louis are all competing for the strongside linebacker spot vacated by Bruce Irvin this offseason.
July 30, 2016

Seahawks make several roster moves

According to, the Seattle Seahawks signed linebacker Eric Pinkins off the practice squad and added him to the 53-man roster on Saturday. The team made the move to add depth to linebacker unit with Bruce Irvin expected not to play with a knee injury. In addition, the team waived running back Bryce Brown to make room for Pinkins. writes: 'Pinkins, a sixth...
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November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Seahawks' Pinkins shifts from defensive back to linebacker

RENTON, Wash. (AP) Eric Pinkins was drafted a year ago with the idea that he could become the next tall cornerback for the Seattle Seahawks. When the Seahawks wrapped up rookie minicamp Sunday, Pinkins completed his first weekend of making the transition from defensive back to outside linebacker. ''It's a faster chance for me to get on the field. That's what everybody wants to do...
Via Associated Press
May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks: The last thing that needs to happen before the season starts

The Seattle Seahawks proved that defense wins championships. Last season’s number one defense had 32 interceptions, 48 sacks, and only allowed an average of 14.4 points per game. The Seahawks lost two of their cornerbacks in the middle of the season, yet they made their way to the Super Bowl where the defense acted as a barricade to one of the league’s best offense. Thanks to...
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks: don’t sleep on Eric Pinkins

Many rookies are shining for the Seattle Seahawks so far. Paul Richardson is displaying some excellent burst, Justin Britt is impressing at right tackle, and guys like Keith Price and Kevin Pierre-Louis have made a few noteworthy plays. Plenty of the Seahawks’ rookies are gaining attention, but one rookie silently making progress but not necessarily being talked about is sixth...
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks: why Eric Pinkins was their best pick

The Seattle Seahawks made some interesting choices during the NFL Draft that at times seemed confusing, such as the taking of Justin Britt in the second round. With time, though, some of the players the Seahawks selected are looking more and more intriguing. I particularly believe defensive back Eric Pinkins, taken by the Seattle Seahawks in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft...
May 17, 2014  |  1 Comment

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