The Seattle Seahawks opened preseason training with their first of 14 training public camps at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center. All 14 training sessions are sold out.
Fans lined the berm along the practice field Thursday morning to watch the team take the field the first time for the 2013 season.
Players reported Wednesday for a team meeting and physicals.
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The Seahawks' preseason opener comes August 8 against the San Diego Chargers. Their preseason home opener will be against the Denver Broncos on August 17 at 7 p.m.
Expectations are high going into this season for a team that many consider one of the top teams in the NFL.