Williams, who starred with the team in 2010, struggled last season. Now before the start of training camp, head coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider decided the current log-jam at wide receiver needed one less body in the mix.
While it's disappointing to see Williams let go, expectations are high this year in the Pacific Northwest.
They're so high that it's hard not to get ahead of ourselves, especially as the summer drags on and the Mariners continue to flounder. Thoughts on a summer afternoon sometimes drift to thinking...
Who will be the 'Hawks MVP this season?
What about the Rookie of the Year on offense?
Who will be the best rookie on defense?
Which player will be the most improved?
Of course it's early, but for today if anyone else wants to dream about the upcoming season, feel free to read more...