RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks already knew they’d have a troublesome schedule with probably the most miles traveled of any NFL crew this season.
And when some Seahawks bought phrase of further particulars of their 2022 slate, they couldn’t consider how a lot more durable it actually was. 4 straight street video games? No bye week after their journey to Germany? Taking part in on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day?
If all that sounds too unfair to be true, it’s as a result of it was a part of a prank the Seahawks pulled on a handful of gamers. In a video the crew posted to Twitter on Thursday, a number of hours earlier than the NFL’s precise schedule launch, tight finish Will Dissly helps unfold the pretend particulars to incredulous — and within the case of security Quandre Diggs, indignant — teammates.
Throughout a pretend telephone name close to the top of the video, coach Pete Carroll profanely berates the league workplace in entrance of a gaggle of gamers earlier than revealing to them that it’s all a joke.
Diggs later wrote on Twitter that he was in on the prank.
The Seahawks are, in reality, taking part in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Munich, Germany on Nov. 13. Based on Bookies.com, Seattle’s eight street journeys will cowl an NFL-high 29,446 miles. By comparability, the Pittsburgh Steelers will journey a league-low 6,442 miles and won’t go away the Japanese Time Zone.
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This isn’t our 2022 schedule…
however our gamers didn’t know that ? pic.twitter.com/rVzs9JsbDr
— Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) May 12, 2022
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