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Michael Griffin Press Conference

Discussion in 'Thread Archive' started by Big D, Dec 10, 2009.

  1. Big D

    Big D Walk On

    Oct 8, 2009
    Michael Griffin Press Conference

    A shocker in Memphis.

    After leading the league in interceptions and leading his team to the MegaBowl, pro bowler Michael Griffin (95 ovr) has been traded to the Seattle Seahawks for a 1st Round Pick.

    Griffin will immediately join a new look defense that features blazing speed in the secondary and perhaps the best LB corps in the game. Gone is cornrback Marcus Trufant who was included in the deal. The Seahawks got back a 3rd and 7th round draft pick plus projected starting RT Troy Kopog.

    Griffin seemed a little shaken at his introductary press conference. "Man I have to tell you I loved those guys, my brothers back there in Tennessee. It's tough to leave, but I think we're going to have something special here in Seattle. I feel like I'm back in college again with all of these young guys around me."

    Youth is certainly prevalent on the Seahawks defense where the average age is 26 years old. We shall see if youth prevails in Seattle next year.

    2010 Seattle Seahawks projected starting defense with age and ovr

    DE-Patrick Kerney, 33, 93ovr
    DT-Brandon Mebane, 25, 82ovr
    DT-Colin Cole, 29, 79ovr
    DE-Lawrence Jackson, 25, 79ovr
    OLB-Leroy Hill, 28, 86ovr
    MLB-Lofa Tatupu, 27, 88ovr
    OLB-Aaron Curry, 24, 90ovr
    CB-Josh Wilson, 25, 79ovr
    CB-Kelly Jennings, 28, 72ovr
    FS-Michael Griffin, 25, 95ovr
    SS-Deon Grant, 31, 82ovr

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