Watch: Seahawks Running Back Thomas Rawls Coaches Celebrities At Richard Sherman’s Softball Game
July 13, 2016 - running watch
At Richard Sherman‘s luminary softball diversion this past Sunday, Thomas Rawls pronounced he “most definitely” expects to be prepared for a initial week of training camp, and judging by a approach he altered and a appetite he exuded in a mic’d adult shred embedded above, a second-year using behind appears on lane to during slightest be prepared to go by a unchanging season, something conduct manager Pete Carroll said was “real possible” progressing this offseason.
Before his rookie year finished with a damaged ankle final December, Rawls had left from an undrafted rookie giveaway representative that Seattle sealed out of Central Michigan to one of a NFL’s heading rushers as he filled in for harmed starter Marshawn Lynch. He finished his initial year with 830 yards, averaging a League-best 5.6 yards per lift while commanding 100 yards 4 times, including a 209-yard bid opposite a San Francisco 49ers in Week 11, a most-ever by a Seahawks rookie.
Alongside late Seahawks wideout Ricardo Lockette, Rawls served as one of a coaches in Sunday’s softball game, and before to environment his team’s lineup that day he took time to simulate on how his life has altered given not conference his name called in a 2015 draft.
“A year ago nobody knew me, we used to go adult to a store and only emporium peacefully,” Rawls pronounced with a laugh. “But no, we suffer it. I’m genuine beholden and I’m so vehement to be here and have a event to play for a good classification and a good manager with good teammates and a lot of those guys are leaders in that locker room. I’m training so most from them, and Richard Sherman is one of them.”
With Lynch, a Seahawks’ longtime personality in a using behind room, hanging adult his cleats this offseason, Rawls pronounced his attribute with Sherman has grown stronger. The Seahawks Pro Bowl cornerback has offering Rawls recommendation on finances, business decisions, and football as he readies for his sophomore campaign.
“My attribute with [Sherman] has been brief though really impactful, generally with Marshawn leaving,” Rawls said. “Sherman and we spent a lot of time this offseason together, putting a few things together and creation certain that I’m all right as prolonged as I’m adult here. A genuine inspirational guy.” Read