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Morning links: Hawks eye small-school prospect WR Jenkins

According to Scott Williams of the Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune, Jared Jenkins of Division III University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point traveled to Seattle for a private workout.

At 6-foot-3 and 215 pounds. Jenkins finished second in career receptions (273) and receiving touchdowns (34) on his school’s all-time list. Jenkins ran a 4.47 40-yard dash and posted a 35-inch vertical jump and a 12-foot-8 broad jump while working out for a Green Bay scout.

Jenkins is an interesting prospect that perhaps the Seahawks could take a flyer on either in the seventh round or in free agency as a developmental prospect. He also played basketball for Wisconsin-Stevens Points and appears to be a pretty good athlete.

Clare Farnsworth of Seahawks.com profiles former Seahawks defensive end Jacob Green as part of the 35th anniversary team.

Plagued by injuries during his senior season, At 6-foot-1, 200 pounds with 4.4 speed, Virginia cornerback Ras-I Dowling could be a prospect the Seahawks consider as a mid-round pick.

Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com provides an impressive, five-year draft breakdown of every team in the league, ranking the Seahawks 25th overall during that period. Out of 37 picks over a five-year period, only 18 remain with the team.

Michael McCann, a sport law professor writing for Sports Illustrated, breaks down what to expect from the April 6 hearing between New England QB Tom Brady and the league in front of U.S. District Court Judge Susan Nelson.

Adam Schein of Fox Sports believes Seattle quarterback Matt Hasselbeck will be playing for a new team in 2011.

Michael Lombardi of the NFL Network writes that there are only three blue-chip prospects in this year’s draft, LSU cornerback Patrick Peterson, Texas A &M linebacker and Alabama defensive tackle Marcell Dareus.

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