Draft Scout Snapshot: A closer look at the Seahawks' picks: Round 2/62 - Christine Michael, RB, 5-10, 220, Texas A&M ...The Seahawks traded back six spots from No. 56 to 62 with the Ravens, and still got their top-rated prospect on the board. Replaces Leon Washington as team's change-of-pace back. QUOTE TO NOTE: "He's a really explosive back. I mean one cut, downhill, runs through arm tackles, really good balance on contact. He's just an explosive NFL back that has a lot of talent, and it jumps off the tape." -- Seahawks southwest area scout Matt Berry on Seattle's second-round draft pick, Texas A&M running back Christine Michael. - The Sports Xchange
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08/15/16 - RB Christine Michael carried seven times for 44 yards in 17 snaps Saturday against the Chiefs, enhancing his chances of making the Seahawks' roster. "He's an NFL football player," Seattle coach Pete Carroll said of Michael. "He really has made it clear that he's serious about the work, he's serious about the consistency. He's taking great pride in the way he's brought it day in and day out, all throughout the offseason and into camp. All of that, and he's an explosive, dynamic athlete."
03/18/16 - RB Christine Michael, who wasn't tendered as a restricted free agent by the Seahawks, was re-signed Thursday (March 17).
03/14/16 - RB Christine Michael wasn't tendered as a restricted free agent by the Seahawks on March 9.
01/20/16 - RB Christine Michael seems to have earned another chance as a backup after his return to the Seahawks.
12/17/15 - RB Christine Michael, who had his practice-squad contract terminated by the Redskins Tuesday, was signed by the Seahawks Wednesday (Dec. 16).
12/16/15 - RB Christine Michael had his practice-squad contract terminated by the Redskins Tuesday (Dec. 15).
11/19/15 - RB Christine Michael, who as placed on waivers by the Cowboys Tuesday, was signed by the Redskins to their practice squad Thursday (Nov. 19).
11/18/15 - RB Christine Michael was placed on waivers by the Cowboys Tuesday (Nov. 17).
10/20/15 - RB Christine Michael has only two carries and has been active for just two games since being acquired in a trade with the Seattle Sept. 6. But with the running game and offense struggling in the midst of a three-game losing streak, the Cowboys are hoping Michael can provide a spark. Joseph Randle will remain the starter, but Michael will get a bigger load when the Cowboys return to action Oct. 25 against the New York Giants after this week's bye.
The Cowboys rank 19th in the NFL in rushing, averaging 106.2 yards per game. Last year, they ranked second in the league, rushing for 147.1 yards per game.
"I think we're going to give him an opportunity to go out and do some more snaps," running backs coach Gary Brown said. "I think he's earned it. He's worked hard, he's been everything we've expected off the field, and he's a student of the game. I think he's where he needs to be, and we want to take the reins off him and let him rock. We're looking forward to seeing him play."
09/09/15 - RB Christine Michael, acquired in a trade with the Seahawks on Sunday, is still getting up to speed on the playbook and may be inactive for the season opener against the Giants.