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Morning links: Lynch talks, says he never asked for a trade

A few links to start off your morning.

According to Allen Wilson of the Buffalo News, Bills running back Marshawn Lynch finally met with head coach Chan Gailey and practiced with the team on Tuesday. Lynch said he never asked for a trade.

Clark Judge of CBS Sports believes head coach Pete Carroll needs to add another running back to the mix, and Lynch could be the right guy.

Here’s my story on Leroy Hill from Tuesday.

Gregg Bell of the Associated Press details Carroll’s 15-minute Q & A on USC’s sanctions and his involvement.

Clare Farnsworth of Seahawks.com talks to running back Leon Washington about his transition to Seattle and how his recovery is going.

I talked with KJR’s Ian Furness about Tuesday’s happenings at VMAC in this audio link.

Furness also talked to rookie defensive end Dexter Davis in this audio link.

Defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth, who has formally asked for a trade after making $32 million in 16 months with Washington, made $55,562 per snap according to this blog post.

This ESPN insider article by Bill Barnwell of Football Outsiders takes a look at which teams spent the most by position for the 2009 season. Surprisingly, Seattle is not on the list for highest paid linebacker position. That distinction goes to the N.Y.Jets, who paid their linebackers a total of $33,973,330 last season.

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