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October 26, 2014 at 7:36 AM

Sunday morning links and notes: Seahawks in play for Vincent Jackson?

The thought that Seattle might go after Tampa Bay receiver Vincent Jackson has been out there for a few weeks.

And Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network gave the idea even more credence this morning, reporting that that the Seahawks are among teams to have inquired about him:

Jackson is due for a more than $12 million cap hit next year and at age 31, is stuck on a team with little immediate hopes of winning. Still, he said last week he was happy to stay in Tampa.

Seattle has seven active receivers and with Percy Harvin gone, will  give a lot more snaps to rookies Paul Richardson and Kevin Norwood. How they perform today might give Seattle some more info on whether it really needs to make a move before Tuesday’s trading deadline.

In the battle of competing NFL info men reporting on this situation, however, Adam Schefter reported this morning that Jackson may not be all that likely to be dealt:

Also this morning, Chris Mortensen is reporting something that has long been thought locally —- that Marshawn Lynch is not expected back in 2015. Recall that the idea Lynch won’t be back  next season was at the root of his training camp holdout. Mortensen adds that the team has grown tired of his ways:

In the midst of all of that, former Seahawk Michael Robinson said on NFL Network this morning that there is nothing really amiss in the Seattle locker room:

And now a few links. …

— Times columnist Jerry Brewer says Russell Wilson’s race isn’t an issue in the locker room.

— Larry Stone says there’s nothing wrong with the Seahawks that winning can’t fix.

— Here’s my preview of today’s game.

— And my NFL column looks at some of the impacts of the Percy Harvin trade.

— Here are all of our predictions for today. Yep, I’m again picking the Seahawks. I just objectively think Seattle has the better team heading into this one and that the Seahawks’ back-to-basics offense should be too much for Carolina’s struggling defense to handle.

— Charlotte Observer columnist Scott Fowler says Seattle simply has better players than  the Panthers.

— More on Carolina’s offensive line woes.

— Carolina WR Kelvin Benjamin will be one to watch for the Seahawks today.

Mike Mayock with  some interesting thoughts on the Seahawks.

— Finally, if you missed it yesterday, Earl Thomas has a good feeling about today’s game:

 

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