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Morning links: Lynch under the microscope

Matt Williamson of gives props to Seattle’s Marshawn Lynch for his magical run against New Orleans in the NFC playoffs, but overall he believes that the Cal product’s performance must improve for the Seahawks to win consistently next season. Williamson:

“I am not implying that Lynch is a bad running back. But I do believe he is exceedingly average. Given the Seahawks' roster, the team needs more from its running game, which was just terrible last year. Lynch ran for only 573 yards in his 12 regular-season games with Seattle, for a 3.5 yards per carry average. That won't do.”

Doug Farrar of says that according to reports, Seahawks defensive line coach Todd Wash was at Muhammad Wilkerson’s pro day at Temple on Friday. The defensive tackle could at depth at defensive end behind Red Bryant for Seattle.

More Farrar: Minnesota punter Chris Kluwe provides his own interpretation of the owners’ latest offer and league commissioner Rodger Goodell’s letter sent to players. It’s pretty funny and worth a look.

LSU cornerback Patrick Peterson is No. 1 on Rob Rang’s big board.

Seven Washington residents showed up on Forbes’ latest list of the world’s billionaires, led by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, No. 2 on the list with $56 billion. Seahawks owner Paul Allen is No. 57 on the list with $13 billion.

John Czarnecki of Fox Sports expects team to focus on building their teams through the draft with uncertainty on when free agency will begin.

And some sad news. NFL Films president Steve Sabol has been diagnosed with a brain tumor.