Linebackers a focus, too; plus other FA notes

Salary cap logoWhile Russell Okung stole the free-agent spotlight over the last week, culminating in his deal with Denver on Thursday, the Seahawks continued to go about their other business.

While they still need major help on the offensive line and figure to keep hunting for big gamers, they also need to sign at least one linebacker before the draft. Bringing back Mike Morgan for a sixth year replenishes the depth and gives the Seahawks a fallback option if they don’t come up with a better replacement for Bruce Irvin.

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Have Hawks & Chancellor resolved differences?

Chancellor, Carroll and SchneiderAs it turns out, Kam Chancellor’s out-of-the-blue post the other day about staying in Seattle might not have been so out of the blue.

A report out of Chicago indicates the Bears and Seahawks were discussing a swap of Chancellor and tight end Martellus Bennett (brother of Seattle’s Michael) until Chancellor and the Seahawks reached some kind of agreement.

The report comes from a blogger who doesn’t usually break news, so it must be taken with a grain of salt until confirmed by recognized news sources.

However, it could well explain the timing of Chancellor’s comments Wednesday in which he said, “I’m not going anywhere. Seattle is my second home. I don’t plan on going anywhere unless some higher power places me elsewhere. #Loyalty #12s #LOB”

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