The Miami Dolphins signed free agent linebacker Shaquem Griffin on Friday, adding a potential key special teams contributor and depth on defense to the roster. While many of us are familiar with Griffin from his time at UCF, we may not have seen how he has transitioned to the NFL after being selected in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks.
September 13, 2015. That was the last time the Seahawks returned a punt for a touchdown; a 57-yard return by a rookie Tyler Lockett playing in his very first career game against the Rams—still of St. Louis at the time—in Week 1 of the 2015 season. Two years later, Lockett housed Seattle's last kickoff return for six in the final game of the 2017 regular season.
Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More Back on a two-year deal, Chris Carson will return as Seattle's bell cow back. But behind him and Rashaad Penny, an intense battle awaits between a trio of players to earn the ever-so-important third down back role. Who holds the advantage heading into camp?