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Morning Links: Babineaux says Lynch 'wants to be paid'

Good morning.

As we head toward Tuesday's start of mandatory minicamp, another voice has said Marshawn Lynch is not happy with his contract.

Former Seahawk Jordan Babineaux said Lynch "wants to be paid."

"I don't see Marshawn walking away just yet," Babineaux said on the NFL Network. "He's working on his training. He's doing the normal things that he always does. We actually went out last week when I was in Seattle and he and I had a conversation and had a drink. The bottom line is, it is about the money. When a guy starts producing the way Marshawn has been producing, he wants to be paid."

Links:

> Our Dave Boling says the offensive line can take a significant step forward simply by staying healthy.

> Hall of Fame coach Chuck Knoll died Friday. He was 82.

> Danny O'Neil at 710 ESPN says if Lynch stages a staredown, the Seahawks can't blink.

> It took a good chunk of the season, but Cliff Avril sees the benefits of the defensive line rotation.

> ESPN with a feature on Steven Hauschka.

> You can vote on the top 10 Seahawks in history at ESPN.

> The Chiefs whacked cornerback Brandon Flowers yesterday to save cap space. Flowers, 28, made the Pro Bowl last year.

> The 49ers don't see a sophomore slump on the horizon for standout safety Eric Reid.

> A roundup of observations on the Cardinals' offseason work.

> The St. Louis Post-Dispatch says the Rams need to improve their offense, not just their defense.

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