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Morning links: The churning Seahawks roster

Clare Farnsworth at has a nice breakdown of the ever-changing, offseason roster for the Seattle Seahawks right here.

According to Farnsworth, Seattle has went through 55 transactions in the 122 days since general manager John Schneider came on board. That number does not include the nine players Seattle selected in this year’s draft, or the 15 rookie free agents added after the draft.

“We’ve said it from Day One – that how we’re going to built it,” Schneider said. “We’re going to build it on competition and we’re going to keep looking for guys.”

Dan Arkush of Pro Football Weekly reports that Lawyer Milloy could start at strong safety instead of Jordan Babineaux, according to a team insider. It’s certainly possible, but not given. And regardless if Milloy earns a job as a starter, he will likely be used in certain situations in the red zone and in third-down situations.

Running back Leon Washington tells Mitch Levy of KJR 950 that he expects to be on the opening day roster in this audio link.

Pat Kirwan of the NFL Network predicts San Francisco will come out of the NFC West.

Former NFL player Matt Bowen of the National Football Post provides a nice breakdown of the zone blitz. He does the same thing with the Tampa 2, which Seattle is running a variation of, here.

Rob Rang of delves into three questions on the 2011 draft class. At the top of the list, Rang asks is Washington quarterback Jake Locker legit.