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Morning links: Mallet headed to Seattle for visit

Aaron Wilson of the National Football post reports that Arkansas quarterback Ryan Mallet will visit Seattle today and tomorrow. Mallet just finished a visit with Cincinnati. He’ll travel to Minnesota on Wednesday and Thursday and Carolina on Friday and Saturday.

According to the report, Mallet also has visits scheduled with the San Francisco on April 11, Miami on April 14 and Tennessee Titans on April 17.

Wilson said that Mallet already has conducted private workouts for Miami and Carolina.

Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Inquirer talks to Mallet about his visit with the Bengals.

Peter King of Sports Illustrated has some interesting tidbits on Mallet and a nice preview on the upcoming court case between the owners and the players on Wednesday.

Liz Mullen of the Sporting News talks with Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck, who says he still remains optimistic that a deal will get done between owners and players.

Upon further evaluation, Pat Kirwan of the NFL Network believes Washington quarterback Jake Locker is a late first-round pick, and Seattle could be in the mix as a possible destination for him.

You ever wonder what a “waist bender” is, or what it means to get to the second level? Adam Caplan of Fox Sports provides a nice run down of all the draft scouting lingo used during this time of year.

Brian Billick of Fox Sports does a nice job of breaking down the top offensive line prospects in the draft.

Dan Pompei of the National Football Post says there is still no consensus around the league on how the top quarterbacks are rated.

Greg Gabriel of the National Football Post breaks down defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson of Temple and Baylor’s Phil Taylor.

Former NFL player Matt Bowen of the National Football Post offer a pretty thorough break down of what he looks for when evaluating the cornerback position.