HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner might be enjoying his first offseason as an NFL player, but he carries himself like a true vet.
“I feel like we are the favorite to win the NFC West,” said Wagner at “This Is How We Roll” charity event at Lucky Strike to raise money for the Boys and Girls Club. “That’s my expectations. When it’s all said and done, I want us to be the best. We have all the pieces.”
The Seahawks, who finished with an 11-5 record in 2012, have finished behind the San Francisco 49ers in each of the past two seasons, but some offseason spending has made them a trendy pick in the division.
With the additions of Percy Harvin, Cliff Avril and Antoine Winfield, several NFL analysts are predicting the NFC West to be one of the deepest divisions.
Wagner, who spearheaded the event alongside Broncos cornerback Omar Bolden, hosted other NFL players, celebs and athletes and will donate the money exclusively to the San Bernardino chapter.
“We saw that the San Bernardino one recently went bankrupt so we are just trying to help with everything,” Wagner said. “Last year, we went and visited with the kids and talked to them. It was a great experience to give back to them.”