Seahawks Insider Blog

Morning links: NFL schedule release today

The league will announce dates and times for the regular season schedule this afternoon at 4 p.m. Pacific time.

New head coach Pete Carroll will face two of his former, top performers at USC this season. The Seahawks play Arizona, led by quarterback Matt Leinart, twice this season. Seattle also will travel to New Orleans to face the Super Bowl champions and all-purpose runner Reggie bush this season.

We will have the full schedule up when it’s announced this afternoon.

John Czarnecki of Fox Sports expects Carroll and the Seahawks to be one of the major power brokers in this year’s draft.

Our own Dave Boling writes about the roller coaster life of Ryan Leaf, who is considered by many as the biggest bust in the NFL draft.

ESPN 710 Seattle’s Brock Huard and Mike Salk interview Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck, who says he doesn’t mind competition in this audio link.

ESPN’s John Clayton talks with Kevin Calabro and Jim Moore about this NFL Draft in this audio link.

Matt Bowen of the National Football Post asks if Taylor Mays is a first-round pick.

Rob Rang of believes Oklahoma State offensive tackle Russell Okung will be Seattle’s selection at No. 6.

Former NFL personnel executive Charlie Casserly joins Mitch Levy of KJR 950 to talks about Seattle’s prospects in the draft in this audio link.