Wilson made his first appearance at the Rangers’ home ballpark by throwing out the first pitch before the series finale against Philadelphia. He went to the mound and threw a hard strike caught by Rangers third base coach Gary Pettis.
Multiple teams are bidding on Melton, 27, a Pro Bowl talent who is an ideal Dallas fit as a 3-technique tackle playing under his old Chicago mentor, Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli.
Russell Wilson enjoyed spending time with the Rangers at spring training on Monday. Yet, the Seahawks are never far from the young, Super Bowl winning quarterback’s mind.
The Texas Rangers have no plans to put Super Bowl-winning quarterback Russell Wilson at the plate.
The Rangers expect Seattle’s Super Bowl-winning quarterback to participate in a team workout and then be in uniform for a Cactus League game when Wilson visits camp Monday.
Seattle and Dallas went 13-3 in the regular season, won their divisions, earned first-round playoff byes and then won three straight games to capture the Super Bowl and finish at 16-3.
When you win the Super Bowl, there isn’t much to complain about as far as overall team performance is concerned. But here is a look back at what the Seahawks excelled at and aspects of their game that they will need to tighten up next season.
The Cowboys can’t become the Seahawks or Broncos overnight, but there are three steal-able principles that Dallas can — and should embrace.
It looks like defense still wins championships, as Seattle’s Legion of Boom was able to give their team a quick lead and never look back against the Denver Broncos in the 2014 Super Bowl.
Defense wins championships, and the NFL has not seen a defense like Seattle’s in a long time.
With Seattle having just a handful of players listed on the injury report and with Denver in the double digits, things are looking good for the ‘Hawks.
What will matter most? The fact that Seattle has no players with Super Bowl experience, or their youth and speed and top-ranked defense? Or will the game be won by Denver’s suddenly stout rush defense and Peyton Manning’s blessed right arm?