Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll and his staff brought a new energy to VMAC as 80 players hit the field for the first practice of the season at the Bing Training Camp at VMAC.
Head coach Pete Carroll introduced newly-signed free agent Chester Pitts to Tod Leiweke.
Head coach Pete Carroll and assitants Dan Quinn and Ken Norton, Jr., motivate defensive linemen during an agility drill.
Coach Pete Carroll turned his attention from a drill to fire up the fans who watched from the berm at VMAC.
Fans lined the field to watch practice beneath the brand new scoreboard on the northeast corner of the practice field.
Defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson works on technique while hitting a sled.
Chris Clemons, acquired in an off-season trade, works on pass rushing skills.
Wide receiver Ben Obomanu makes a tough catch under pressure during a 7-7 drill.
Deon Butler, entering his second year, watches from the sidelines as they special teams took the field.
One of the highlights of the morning practice was Golden Tate’s leaping catch in front of the fans during a 7-on-7 drill.
Quarterbacks Charlie Whitehurst, Matt Hasselbeck and J.P. Losman talk with quarterbacks coach Jedd Fisch during a break.
Deion Branch makes a delicate one-handed catch in front of the admiring gaze of the defensive backs watching from the sidelines.
In the middle of a practice filled with solid hits, receiver Mike Williams celebrates a hard block by teammate Jacob Phillips.
Second-round draft pick Golden Tate stayed on the field well after practice to sign autographs for fans.
If you’re Seahawks fan Phil Andruss, a.k.a. “Mr. Mohawk”, you don’t need a piece of paper for an autograph — just ask Golden Tate to sign the side of your head.