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Morning links: Locker visits Hawks today

According to Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post, the Seattle Seahawks are scheduled to workout Jake Locker today.

The Washington quarterback already worked out for Minnesota and Denver, and is scheduled to hold a workout with Tennessee later this month.

Several Seahawks personnel, including head coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider, attended Locker’s pro day last week.

Seth Wickersham of ESPN offers this nice, meaty feature on Locker.

Dan Arkush of Pro Football Weekly says that salary adjustments could be on tap for Lofa Tatupu and Marcus Trufant. Tatupu is due to make $4.35 million in base salary in 2011, while Trufant is set to make $5.9 million in base salary. Both played all 16 games last season, but struggled through various injuries, and their play suffered.

Steve Wyche of the NFL Network says the Seahawks are one of five teams that are a quarterback away from returning to playoff contention. And he believes the Seahawks may take their chances with Charlie Whitehurst if they can’t get a deal worked out for a quarterback.

The National Football Post has the Seahawks selecting Temple defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson in the publication’s first mock draft.

Nolan Nawrocki of Pro Football Weekly offers this interesting draft value chart, pinpointing specific areas of the draft where each player will be selected. It’s definitely worth a look-see.

Jack Bechta of the National Football Post takes a look at the concept of buying championships, analyzing how spending money on players translates to wins. It’s worth a read.

According to Jason Cole of Yahoo Sports, who attended the federal court hearing in St. Paul, Minn., the players appear to have the upper hand.

Alex Marvez of Fox Sports believes no-shows by Tom Brady and Peyton Manning weakens the players’ case.