Expect to see Seahawks fourth-year tight end Nick Vannett getting his fair share of snaps tonight when Seattle opens their 2019 preseason schedule at home against the Denver Broncos.

With veteran Ed Dickson having had knee surgery and expected to miss up to five weeks, along with fellow TE Will Dissly coming off of a season-ending injury last year, Vannett has a chance to vault to the top of the depth chart.

We were able to catch up with the Ohio State University grad and ask him his favorite joke regarding The Big Game as well as his thoughts on kids playing tackle football in light of the data coming in regarding head trauma:

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