Monday’s bonus practice coming off their bye was especially so for the Seahawks. Veteran starters K.J. Wright and Ed Dickson practiced for the first time this season. Wright is coming off Augus knee surgery. Dickson has yet to play because of leg injuries.
The Griffin twins went home to Florida and their old college campus. Russell Wilson reconnected with family. The Seahawks returned Monday from a week off to an NFC West that remains the same before Seattle took its post-London break.
Paul Allen is revered internationally for all he did to make our world better, far beyond his ownership of the Seahawks. An example of that is in his two-page obituary in Wednesday’s The Times of London.
At the annual fall owner meetings, Roger Goodell and NFL owners discuss the future of the Seattle Seahawks. Prominent owners Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys and Jim Irsay of the Indianapolis Colts weighed in.
Monday’s death of team owner Paul Allen at age 65 ended the Seahawks’ afterglow of their hugely successful trip to London and big win over Oakland at Wembley Stadium the day before. “We lost an amazing person today,” retired defensive end Cliff Avril said.
Another Sunday, another illness, another huge game from defensive end Frank Clark. The Seahawks’ cost to keep their premier pass rusher kept rising Sunday after Clark dominated the Oakland Raiders in London.