The Checkdown's daily collection of football culture stories for September 29, 2017. This is the Extra Point.
WR Doug Baldwin has been one of the most active players advocating for tangible ways to make a positive impact on society, and now Baldwin and his teammates are launching a program to bring funding to nonprofit organizations. "We've been trying to make a unified demonstration, a unified message, and now this is a unified action we can all take," Baldwin said.
The team released a statement to announce the new initiative.
"I don't know that I've ever played against a team that I'm older than the coach," Witten said. "In the preseason game [against the Rams] I saw Andrew Whitworth who I've known over the years, a left tackle, we're similar in age, and I made a comment, 'How is it being older than your coach?' He said he owns it. That's a great personality to have. Whit is one of the better left tackles in football. You know, age is just a number. It's all about production and play."