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Morning links: Konz out to prove he belongs

Steve Doerschuk of the Canton Repository checks in with Seattle Seahawks tight end Jameson Konz. The Kent State product wound up on the season-ending injured reserve list after suffering a hip injury during training camp.

But he hopes to stay healthy and earn some playing time this season. Athletically gifted, Konz has to prove he can be effective at this level.

Konz says he’s been in Seattle the last two months working out with Matt Hasselbeck and others at the University of Washington.

Konz: “I don’t have any insight on what my role might be. Whether it’s receiver, tight end or H-back, I’ll do everything I can. The position doesn’t matter. My love of the game is profound. I just want a chance.

“I feel like I’ve recovered 100 percent. I still feel fast. I feel back to normal. I know I have the passion and the potential to do whatever they want me to do.”

ESPN’s Mike Sando takes a look at the NFC West division schedule and notices most of the division games are back-loaded to the end of the season, which should make for another interesting finish to the season.

Judd Zulgad of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune catches up with Minnesota quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, who says he wants a chance to be a starter again.

Tom Pelissero of ESPN 1500 in Minnesota confirms that the Seahawks have done their due diligence on Jackson.

Clare Farnsworth of reviews the 1991 team.

Walter Jones and Kasey Keller will help celebrate the opening of the Seahawks and Sounders team shop in downtown Seattle on Friday by having their hands cast in molded gel.

Justin Forsett talks with KJR’s Dave Mahler in this audio link.

Adam Caplan of Fox Sports reviews the top 15 defensive free agents.

Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reports that a deal for a new CBA is still a long ways off.

Mike Freeman of CBS Sports continues to bang the drum that progress is being made.