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Morning links: Colorado CB Smith visits Hawks

Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that Colorado cornerback Jimmy Smith visited the Seattle Seahawks this week. Smith has been a popular choice for Seattle in several mock drafts lately.

I'll have more on Smith as a potential fit for Seattle in our first draft preview story on Saturday.

Clare Farnworth of reports that the NFL is bringing in former players to announce second round picks, and Cortez Kennedy will announce Seattle’s second-round pick.

Bucky Brooks of the NFL Network, a former scout for the Seattle Seahawks, evaluates the top safety prospects in this year’s draft.

KJR’s Dave Mahler talks to Matt Hasselbeck about the prospects of returning to Seattle in this audio link.

Jeff Dickerson of reports in an interview with Bears GM Jerry Angelo and Director of Player Personnel Tim Ruskell that the former Seahawks president has implemented the same draft scouting process in Chicago that he had in Seattle.

Rob Rang and Doug Farrar debate the pro-readiness of offensive line prospects Derek Sherrod of Mississippi State and Colorado’s Nate Solder in the first round in this audio link.

Danny Kelly of Field Gulls interviews former NFL scout Dave Razzano, who offers some interesting perspective on Seattle’s draft prospects.

Greg Gabriel of the National Football Post evaluates Boston College offensive tackle prospect Anthony Castonzo and Lehigh offensive guard prospect Will Rackley.

Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel provides some great info from league personnel executives on this year’s quarterback draft class.