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Shawn Springs – Making a Windpact

Shawn Springs delivered his share of hits over 7 seasons as a Seahawks cornerback, and he took a few hits as well. On December 12, 2004, Springs, then with the Washington Redskins, was blindsided by a block from Philadelphia Eagles fullback Josh Parry. He was knocked cold for 10 minutes, and when he regained consciousness he had no memory of the hit. His mind was foggy for two weeks, and he sat out the following game. Seven years after that hit, Springs founded Windpact, a company solely focused on helmet impact protection. The company’s aim is to mitigate linear and rotational forces in any field, whether that be sports, automotive, military ...

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A Visit with Shawn Springs

Taken by the Seahawks as the third overall pick in the 1997 NFL Draft, Springs would play for seven seasons in Seattle. As a cornerback, he racked up seven interceptions and two defensive touchdowns in his second season, and was rewarded with a selection to the Pro Bowl. He would go on to play for the Washington Redskins (2004-2008) before retiring with the New England Patriots in 2009.

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The Seahawks’ 35th Anniversary Dream Team

By Clare Farnsworth Imagine a Seahawks offense with the ability to move the ball with Shaun Alexander running behind the left side of a line comprised of Walter Jones, Steve Hutchinson and Robbie Tobeck, and aided by the bulldozing lead blocks of fullback Mack Strong. Now, picture that same offense featuring a passing attack with Matt Hasselbeck distributing the ball to Hall of Fame wide receiver Steve Largent, as well as Brian Blades, slot receiver Bobby Engram and tight end John Carlson. On defense, close your eyes and envision just how dominating a line could be with sack-master ends Jacob Green and Michael Sinclair flanking a tough-...

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