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Morning links: Bevell stays put

ESPN’s John Clayton reports that Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell signed an extension with the team, withdrawing his name for consideration from the Arizona head coaching job. The Cardinals hired Indianapolis offensive coordinator Bruce Arians.

Arizona’s move upset Cardinals defensive coordinator Ray Horton, thought to be the lead candidate for the position. The Tacoma native had a heated exchange with Arizona general manager Steve Keim, according to Mike Jureki of KGME-AM, and wants out of his contract. According to Mike Silver of Yahoo Sports, Horton will be let go in favor of former Philadelphia defensive coordinator Todd Bowles.

Mike Freeman of CBS Sports that African American candidates went 0-for-8 in competing for head coaching jobs that were vacant this offseason.

According to ESPN’s Rich Cimini, Seattle’s vice president of administration, cap specialist John Idzik, is the front runner for the Jets general manager position.

I talked with KJR’s Ian Furness and Jason Puckett about the Seahawks bringing back Dan Quinn to serve as the team’s offensive coordinator in this audio link.

Defensive end Chris Clemons underwent ACL knee surgery performed by Dr. James Andrews on Thursday, he reports below.

And Kam Chancellor had surgery for an unknown right leg ailment, according to his Twitter account.

Dave Wyman of 710 ESPN Seattle writes that the glass is overflowing when looking forward to the Seahawks 2013 season. Wyman says the three most surprising Seattle players in 2012 were Russell Wilson, Richard Sherman and Bobby Wagner