Former Seahawks All-Pro left guard Steve Hutchinson blocks against the Carolina Panthers during the NFC championship football game in Seattle on Jan. 22, 2006. Tuesday, the NFL announced Hutchinson is one of 15 modern-era finalists for induction in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2018.
Former Seahawks All-Pro left guard Steve Hutchinson blocks against the Carolina Panthers during the NFC championship football game in Seattle on Jan. 22, 2006. Tuesday, the NFL announced Hutchinson is one of 15 modern-era finalists for induction in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2018. JOHN FROSCHAUER AP
Former Seahawks All-Pro left guard Steve Hutchinson blocks against the Carolina Panthers during the NFC championship football game in Seattle on Jan. 22, 2006. Tuesday, the NFL announced Hutchinson is one of 15 modern-era finalists for induction in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2018. JOHN FROSCHAUER AP

Gregg Bell is the Seahawks and NFL writer for The News Tribune. In January 2019 he was named the Washington state sportswriter of the year by the National Sports Media Association. He started covering the NFL in 2002 as the Oakland Raiders beat writer for The Sacramento Bee. The Ohio native began covering the Seahawks in their first Super Bowl season of 2005. In a prior life he graduated from West Point and served as a tactical intelligence officer in the U.S. Army, so he may ask you to drop and give him 10.