Seattle Seahawks assistant head coach and offensive line coach, talks to players during a preseason NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, in Seattle.
Seattle Seahawks assistant head coach and offensive line coach, talks to players during a preseason NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, in Seattle. Elaine Thompson AP
Seattle Seahawks assistant head coach and offensive line coach, talks to players during a preseason NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, in Seattle. Elaine Thompson AP
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