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Morning links: Walter Jones eligible for HOF in 2014

Clare Farnsworth of has the details on former Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Walter Jones, who will be eligible for the Pro Football Hall of Fame a year earlier than expected.

Per Farnsworth, Jones was anticipated to be eligible for the Hall of Fame in 2015. However, Jones spent the entire 2009 season on the injured reserve with a nagging knee issue, so the Hall determined that his waiting period began a year earlier.

Voted to the Pro Bowl nine times and six-time All-Pro, Jones is considered one of the best offensive tackles to play the game.

John Beech of CBS Sports predicts Jones will be a first-ballot Hall of Famer as part of the 2014 class.

More Farnsworth: He provides his perspective on Friday’s scrimmage.

Danny O’Neil of 710 ESPN Seattle says the No. 1 offense stalled during the mock game.

KJR-AM’s Curtis Crabtree notes that Rishaw Johnson got some work with the first unit offensive line.

Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times posts his notes from Friday’s practice.

I talked with Ian Furness and Jason Puckett of KJR-AM from the VMAC in this audio link.

ESPN’s Mike Sando take a look at the new receivers in the NFC West, including Arizona’s Early Doucet and San Francisco’s Austin Collie.