advertisement

Former Tiger Justin Britt takes over starting spot for Seahawks

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 | 5:23 p.m. CDT
Justin Britt practices on the first day of MU football practice at Faurot Field on Aug. 5. The Seattle Seahawks selected Britt in the second round of the NFL draft Friday.

COLUMBIA — The Seattle Seahawks released their latest depth chart Tuesday, and former Missouri offensive lineman Justin Britt is atop the list at right tackle.

Britt was a surprise second-round pick in the NFL draft but has since proven himself worthy of the 64th overall pick. Curtis Crabtree of NBCSports.com reported the former Tiger was a near lock for the job in an update Thursday.

“His progress has been really solid,” Seattle coach Pete Carroll told Crabtree. “He’s making great strides to be a legitimate starter. I’ve said before it’s all in his makeup that really kind of substantiates that he’s able to do this and handle this, so it’s gone great so far."

Britt is one of two rookies on the Seahawks roster who earned starting roles.


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements