Malcolm Smith back to practice for Seahawks

Malcolm Smith back to practice for Seahawks

The 2014 Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith, right, a Seattle Seahawks linebacker, waves to spectators as he rides in a parade at Walt Disney World with Mickey Mouse, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Seahawks defeated the Denver Broncos 43-8 in Sunday's Super Bowl XLVIII NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/John Raoux

CURTIS CRABTREE, Associated Press
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Malcolm Smith tracked the eyes of quarterback Tarvaris Jackson and leapt into the air, snagging the football with one hand for an interception before racing 60 yards in the opposite direction for a touchdown.

Earl Thomas, K.J. Wright and other members of Seattle’s defense chased Smith to the end zone, shouting “MVP! MVP!”

Not a bad first full day back on the practice field for Seattle’s Super Bowl MVP.

Smith has been sidelined throughout the entire offseason while recovering from ankle surgery this spring. He showed Tuesday that he’s itching to get back to work with his teammates.
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