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The latest news and analysis from all angles on the Seahawks.

April 15, 2014 at 10:02 AM

Tuesday links: ESPN survey says Seahawks were big spenders in 2013

Interesting stuff here from an ESPN survey showing that the Seahawks spent more per player than 31 of the 32 teams in the NFL last season — $2.303 million — behind only the Minnesota Vikings.

The NFL salary cap obviously limits what teams can  spend, while also compelling them to spend a certain amount, and the full list of what every pro franchise spends shows NFL teams largely bunched  in a group from 115 to 187. As the story attached to the list states, the list makes clear how the salary cap limits NFL salaries and holds player salaries down to a level that probably surprises many who just look at the league’s popularity and assume players must be as highly paid as any sport.

IN OTHER NEWS. … 

— Defensive lineman Greg Scruggs was a guest on CBS 1090 The Fan yesterday and said he expects to be versatile this season and play all over the line.

— An ESPN columnist says the 49ers should learn from the Seahawks in overcoming off-field trouble.

— The Miami Dolphins may also be interested in Jermichael Finley once he gets healthy.

— Running back Terrance West of Towson scheduled to work out for the Seahawks Wednesday.

— 49ers LB Patrick Willis with some thoughts on the rivalry with the Seahawks.

— BusinessToday.com reports Pete Carroll is a big fan of the book The Inner Game of Tennis.

 

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