Hall-of-Fame left tackle Walter Jones (in cap) has fellow ex-Seahawks (from left) Bryce Fisher, Jordan Babineaux and Marcus Trufant laughing as they talk to Seattle’s 2016 rookies Monday. The panel discussion was part of the team’s rookie-transition training on skills for football careers -- and for life.
Hall-of-Fame left tackle Walter Jones (in cap) has fellow ex-Seahawks (from left) Bryce Fisher, Jordan Babineaux and Marcus Trufant laughing as they talk to Seattle’s 2016 rookies Monday. The panel discussion was part of the team’s rookie-transition training on skills for football careers -- and for life. Elaine Thompson AP
Hall-of-Fame left tackle Walter Jones (in cap) has fellow ex-Seahawks (from left) Bryce Fisher, Jordan Babineaux and Marcus Trufant laughing as they talk to Seattle’s 2016 rookies Monday. The panel discussion was part of the team’s rookie-transition training on skills for football careers -- and for life. Elaine Thompson AP
Seahawks Insider Blog

Seahawks Insider Blog

Where there is no offseason

Behind the scenes as Walter Jones, Marcus Trufant, other ex-Seahawks advise rookies on career, life skills

June 20, 2016 4:18 PM

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Gregg Bell joined The News Tribune in July 2014. Bell had been the director of writing for the University of Washington's athletic department for four years. He was the senior national sports writer in Seattle for The Associated Press from 2005-10, covering the Seahawks in their first Super Bowl season and beyond. He's also been The Sacramento Bee's beat writer on the Oakland Athletics and Raiders. The native of Steubenville, Ohio, is a 1993 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and a 2000 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism.