But in the battle to earn a spot among the Seattle Seahawks’ core of returning receivers, Obomanu’s work ethic and consistency earned him a regular appearance with veterans Bobby Engram and Nate Burleson in the team’s frequently used three-receiver sets.
“Ben is what I call a gamer,” Engram said. “He looks good in practice, but I think when the lights click on, some people have that ability to show up and shine. And I think he’s one of those guys.
“I’m proud of him. He’s working hard. He a guy who doesn’t say much, but he’s intense and he wants to win.”