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Morning links: Supplemental draft today

Wes Bunting of the National Football Post breaks down BYU running back Harvey Unga, who will be the most sought after prospect in today’s NFL Supplemental draft, which begins at 10 a.m. Pacific time. The draft takes place via email, with teams submitting which round they would like to take a player if interested.

The Seahawks were one of 20 teams at Unga’s workout last week and could be interested in bringing the 6-1, 244-pound back in as a short-yardage specialist.

Along with Unga, others available in today’s draft include Illinois defensive tackle Josh Price-Brent, Northwestern State running back Quentin Castille and Truman State fullback Vanness Emokpae.

Rob Rang of NFLDraftScout.com likes Unga, but says that the BYU prospect isn’t the greatest blocker and is beat up physically.

Eric Schmoldt of Whatifsports.com picks the Seahawks to finish 6-10 overall and third in the NFC West.

Head coach Pete Carroll’s book tour will move to the West Coast on Friday with a stop at the NFL Network studios for an appearance, where he will also take part in a live chat.

Ben Malcomson of Seahawks.com profiles tight ends coach Pat McPherson.

Danny O’Neil of the Seattle Times offers this overview of the Seahawks for the Sporting News.

The Madden 2011 player rankings are out. Lofa Tatupu is Seattle's highest rated player at 88, followed by T.J. Houshmandzadeh (87) and Marcus Trufant (87).

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