Tyler Lockett corrects a fan on social media in the nicest possible way

Lockett proves again what a nice guy he is.
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We all make mistakes or assumptions in error, right? Even if we know a subject extremely well, we might misspeak or mix up words, and then if someone reads or hears those words they might assume we do not know what we are talking about. It is difficult to earn that trust back if indeed, the trust does need to be earned. But if we do make a mistake, we should hope someone as nice as Seattle Seahawks receiver Tyler Lockett is there to give us a nudge in the correct direction.

This happened recently on X/Twitter when a handle called Keep Pounding Carolina (for whatever that means) posted a tweet that featured a very bad clip of someone taking a video of an NFL game and commenting on the offensive line play. There is no sound, but it is clear that the snap is being made on a silent call. The X account holder asks for help in breaking down what the line was doing, saying, "All season the Panthers used the (guard) to signal when the ball was coming, which completely ruins any chance of disguising the snap count."

This, of course, is ridiculous because no team at any level is going to allow the defense to know exactly when the snap was coming. Keep Pounding Carolina seemed confused over a motion the guard was making versus when the snap was coming. The two things likely had anything to do with the other.

Seattle Seahawks receiver Tyler Lockett comes to the rescue

There was a lot of hate that was directed at the account and some mocking for them even asking the question. But it was fair to ask as many people would not know the difference between a silent count and the guard's motion. Thankfully, Tyler Lockett was nice enough to offer a reply even though he literally had no real reason to. He was just being nice.

Lockett wrote, "This is all silent cadence. Mostly used for away games. Every team has 2-4 different silence cadence so defenses still have to honor the snap. If defense is jumping snap consistently then you hit them with the double cadence. 'Offsides.' The game within the game."

Again, the account does not have many followers so how Lockett even ran across the tweet is anyone's guess. Many players might have simply moved on and not answered. But an answer did seem to be needed and Lockett took time to do so.

This is another example of why Lockett will be a beloved Seahawks player long after his career is over. He is an even better person than he is a player and he is a great player. Thankfully, Lockett has always played in Seattle and most 12s likely understand how lucky the team is to have the receiver.

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