CHAWK LINES -- Week in review

Russell Wilson had a big week, getting drafted first overall for the Pro Bowl, leading in merchandise sales and signing a long-term endorsement deal with Nike.

Russell Okung is going to have shoulder surgery and be out until June — a development that could severely limit his options in free agency.

Robbie Tobeck gave his nickel’s worth on the Seahawks’ offensive line. It’s good advice.

Under the new Pro Bowl drafting format, the Seahawks are going to be split, with Wilson, Michael Bennett and Richard Sherman on Michael Irvin’s squad and and Bobby Wagner and Tyler Lockett on Jerry Rice’s side.

Lockett is having a blast in Hawaii, rubbing elbows with Rice (who briefly played for the Seahawks, as you might recall) and some of the NFL’s best.

Wagner, a two-time Pro Bowl pick, is enjoying his first trip to the game — exchanging notes with fellow linebacking greats such as NaVorro Bowman and Clay Matthews.

Bennett did a bit of everything in Pro Bowl practice Friday.

Sherman defended the embattled Cam Newton, saying the Carolina QB has done nothing to merit all of the criticism he has received. (On a side note, we’re really looking forward to the Panthers coming to Seattle next season. The Hawks owe them a couple, dammit.)

Jesse Williams has been cleared to return to football. We’ll see whether the Seahawks bring back the 2013 draft pick for another shot.

John Schneider and his staff are scouting the Senior Bowl, where a few linemen might catch their eye (we can only hope).

The Seahawks need help at center, and Jack Allen — a potential mid-round pick — could be a good fit.

Anyone who has watched the Seahawks over the past few years knows Pete Carroll always defers when winning the coin toss. Bob Condotta took a look at the trend.

Earlier in the week, we had notes on Derrick Coleman, Marshawn Lynch and more.

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