Mora's impact in Seattle can't be overlooked

From Jim Mora's impact in Seattle to Byron Leftwich's return in Jacksonville to a few players just looking for a chance, Len Pasquarelli covers it all in his Tip Sheet notes.

Originally Published: May 11, 2007
By Len Pasquarelli |
The folks in Seattle have been raving about the terrific spring performance of the Seahawks' new safety tandem, unrestricted free-agent acquisitions Deon Grant (Jacksonville) and Brian Russell (Cleveland). They gush about what a difference the pair will make in a secondary that didn't perform as well as the statistics indicate it did a year ago.

But everyone seems to agree that someone else will make an even more profound difference in the unit: assistant head coach Jim Mora, the former Atlanta Falcons' head coach.