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Morning links: Curry admits football was not his No. 1 priority in Seattle

Tom Pedulla of The New York Times provides some revealing quotes from former Seattle Seahawks linebacker Aaron Curry.

The No. 4 overall pick of the 2009 draft, who’s now in a three-man competition for the starting middle linebacker job with the New York Giants, Curry said that football was not his No. 1 priority while with the Seahawks.

“I think earlier in my career I was real selfish and self-centered,” he said. “I was more about me than the Seahawks.”

Curry signed a six-year, $60 million deal, including $34 million guaranteed, while with the Seahawks. Seattle traded Curry to Oakland for fifth and seventh round selections in 2011 after K.J. Wright took over his starting outside linebacker job midway through the season.

Kerry Byrne of Cold Football Facts reports that the Seattle Seahawks are No. 1 in the NFL executing situational football. Byrne calculates a team’s offensive and defensive efficiency inside the red zone.

Danny O’Neil writing for 710 ESPN Seattle says that the Seahawks latest PED ban doesn’t mean that they are cheaters.


According to KIRO-TV news, Seattle police are investigating security issues at CenturyLink Field after the photo above of an unidentified man sitting atop the stadium has been found circulating around the internet.

Offensive lineman Jake Sccherer out of the University of Minnesota-Deluth reportedly has been added to Seattle’s 90-man roster this week.

The Trufant Family Foundation had some sports memorabilia stolen after a charity auction. Another Seahawk will be announced among the league’s top 100 players when the NFL Network reveals No. 51-60 this evening at 5 p.m. Earl Thomas (66), Percy Harvin (90) and Max Unger (95) all have appeared on the list so far.

At $7 million annually, Pete Carroll is tied for No. 3 among the top paid coaches in U.S. major sports.

Chuck Norris writes that Tim Tebow is the ultimate clutch player in the NFL. It’s worth a read this morning.