The Seahawks are being proactive when it comes to combating the jetlag they’ll face for this weekend’s trip to Pittsburgh.
Starting Wednesday, the team will bump its meeting and practice schedule up an hour to begin the body clock adjustment in anticipation of Sunday’s game that’ll kick off at 10 a.m. Pacific time. With the shifted agenda, meetings on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday will start at 7 a.m. instead of 8 a.m.
The adjustment will serve another purpose besides getting players up and moving earlier in the day. The change also puts the team’s walk-thru at 10:15 a.m. and practice at 11:45 a.m., meaning the Seahawks will be on the field playing football at roughly the same time on their body clocks as Sunday’s game.
The team is set to leave for Pittsburgh on Friday afternoon following practice, giving them a full day Saturday to further adjust to the time change.