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August 13, 2013 at 9:27 AM

Morning links: Lotulelei trying to move a hair above the competition

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For today’s paper, I wrote about another of the players who fans got their first real glimpse of Thursday night — linebacker John Lotulelei. Here’s the story

As the story details, Lotulelei (above left in an Associated Press photo) has been an underdog throughout his playing career, so he’s pretty familiar with the position he’s in now, trying to make the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent.

As the story also details, the Seahawks aggressively went after Lotulelei following the NFL Draft, attracted in part by the fact that “he made a ton of tackles”’ in college, in the words of Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn.

Here also is our notebook

And here’s our daily glance at what happened¬† in camp.

IN OTHER NEWS. …

— Here’s Mike Sando’s daily look around the NFC West, including some thoughts on Percy Harvin;

— The Seahawks’ odds to win the Super Bowl¬† have gotten a lot better in the last week;

Danny O’Neil says Seattle is now an attractive place for players to want to come and stay;

— Seahawks.com examines the backup running back spot;

— Seahawks.com also reviews yesterday’s action;

— Sando also takes a closer look at the construction of Seattle’s roster;

— San Diego’s Dwight Freeney says he’s happy he doesn’t have to play the Seahawks and Russell Wilson very often;

— Seattle’s Bryan Walters is one of four Cornell players on NFL rosters right now;

— Good recap of the first weekend from NFL.com.

And I’ll add this real quick — here’s the latest RealRobReport:

 

 

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