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Morning links: John Schneider unplugged

Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio interviewed Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider on Tuesday, which you can check out here.

Of note, Schneider told Florio that the Minnesota Vikings gave recent Seattle addition Percy Harvin’s agent a one-month window before he was traded to talk to other clubs about a contract for teams willing to trade for explosive playmaker.

Also, Schneider will talk with reporters here locally about the upcoming draft this afternoon.

Florio asked what Schneider’s going to do with his copious free time on the first day of the draft, with Seattle not scheduled to select until No. 56 in the second round.

“I think it’s going to be a wild first round,” Schneider said. “We build or board based on our team, not the league. And so we’re basically going to sit there and watch the first round, see how it unfolds. And we don’t pick until No. 56, so hopefully we have a bunch of upsets.”

Clare Farnsworth of Seahawks.com says head coach Pete Carroll talked with is players about managing heightened expectations in his first meeting of the offseason.

Bob Stelton and Dave Grosby of 710 ESPN Seattle interview Matt Williamson of Scouts Inc, who gives Seattle the edge of San Francisco as the NFL’s best team.

The Seahawks waived defensive end Dexter Davis after he failed a physical. A seventh round selection in the 2010 draft, Davis could not overcome a chronic hip issue.

Joe Fortenbaugh of the National Football Post takes a closer look at NFL draft prop bets.

Legendary NFL broadcaster Pat Summerall passed away on Tuesday. He was 82 years old.

Former Seattle quarterback Matt Hasselbeck comes up with a unique way to earn his No. 8 jersey from fellow backup quarterback Chandler Harnish in Indianapolis. Check out the video below.

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