The Seahawks have beefed up the competition in their secondary by today signing veteran cornerback Terrell Thomas, a free agent who played most recently for the New York Giants and played in college at USC when Pete Carroll was coach.
Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals says the debate over who is the best cornerback in the league will continue and his opinion will never change: He is the best. Peterson has jousted with Richard Sherman of the Seahawks over which one is the best at the position.
Being a defending Super Bowl champion doesn’t just mean that every team is gunning for you with maximum motivation. The biggest challenge is internal: Recapturing the hunger and drive. For that reason, coach Pete Carroll is the Seahawk most on the spot in 2014.
Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel knew questions about his off-field behavior were coming, so he brought up the topic first. “I’ve made some rookie mistakes,” the first-round draft pick from Texas A&M said.
As the defending champion Seahawks opened training camp Friday, with Marshawn Lynch in Holdout Mode and nowhere to be found, there was an eerie feel to the team’s mild-mannered reactions to his absence. The message was clear, if subtle.