Some observations from Day 4 of camp from those who were there:
Per The Seattle Times, Kristjan Sokoli is now practicing at left guard. That narrows the competition at center to three guys and gives Alvin Bailey another thing to think about as he attempts to nail down the LG spot.
Lemuel Jeanpierre is the leader for the center spot, according to Gregg Bell of The News Tribune, and Tom Cable says it should be decided soon.
Robert Turbin’s surgically repaired hip seems fine; he showed great burst in his return to practice, per Seahawks.com.
Jimmy Graham is loving his first camp in Seattle, Seahawks.com reports.
Seahawks.com passed along three key points from Kris Richard.
On 710 ESPN, Pete Carroll said Graham has impressed him more than anyone. He also talked about the future of his team, tough decisions such as cutting Tony McDaniel, Kam Chancellor’s holdout and the roster battles in this camp.
Field Gulls passed along recent radio interviews with K.J. Wright, Cliff Avril, Jermaine Kearse, Doug Baldwin and Russell Okung.
Other players popping up consistently in these reports were seventh-round safety Ryan Murphy, who has made a bunch of plays in the first few days; second-round defensive end Frank Clark, who continues to impress Pete Carroll; and Cassius Marsh, who apparently has been practing very well, too.
It appears QB R.J. Archer might not be long for the roster. Lots of reports that he is off target on many throws. And another report that Tyler Lockett’s QB from Kansas State, Jake Waters, is going to get a tryout during the day off Tuesday.
We keep hearing that Christine Michael is “growing up,” but we’ll believe it when we see it. Carroll said he will see a lot of time this preseason, and we’re hoping that is so the Hawks can trade him (to Dallas for a third-round pick?).
It’s funny to hear every day how this receiver or that receiver might have a shot — whether it’s Doug McNeil, Kevin Smith, Kasen Williams. We’ll see who stands out once the preseason games start.