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Morning links: Orton not a fit in Seattle?

ESPN 710 Seattle’s Brock Huard doesn’t believe Denver quarterback Kyle Orton, rumored to be on the trade block because the Broncos are ready to go with Tim Tebow, is a good fit for Seattle offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell’s scheme.

Huard argues that Orton isn’t mobile enough for Bevell’s system, which relies on a movement quarterback and a quick passing game.

ESPN’s John Clayton presents Orton as a possible option for Seattle if they do not re-sign Matt Hasselbeck and are unable to trade for Kevin Kolb.

Orton threw for 3,653 yards, 20 touchdowns and nine interceptions with Denver last year, finishing with a 87.5 passer rating. He’s not a great athlete, but he plays with good anticipation and gets the ball out quick. I believe he could get the job done in Seattle.

Cedric Golden of the Austin Amercian-Statesman catches up with Seattle’s Earl Thomas during a state track meet in Texas. Thomas said he’s working out in Austin with a few of his former teammates at Texas and waiting for the lockout to end.

Dan Pompei of the National Football Post writes in his Sunday column that Seahawks offensive line coach Tom Cable should be one of the top assistant coaches in the league that has a significant impact on his team this season.

The 2012 mock drafts continue to trickle out. Rob Rang of has Seattle selecting Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins at No.10, while colleague Chad Reuter has the Seahawks selecting Alabama running back Trent Richardson.

Owners and players reconvene for court-ordered mediation in Minneapolis today.

Judy Batista of the New York Times talks to some of the most anxious folks awaiting the conclusion of this year’s lockout – undrafted rookie free agents.

Former NFL player turned analyst Chris Collinsworth tells Peter King of Sports Illustrated that he believes that we will not have football until November. King also says he doesn’t see anything wrong with a Matt Leinart-Pete Carroll reunion in Seattle.

Matt Bowen of the National Football Post tells us why Cover 2 is here to stay.

Pro Football Focus takes a statistical look at how quarterback around the league perform when pressured.

Check out Chad Ochocinco attempting to ride a bull in Atlanta in the video below. He’s paid $10,000 for his effort.