A few links to start your morning.
The Cleveland Browns signed unrestricted free agent tight end Ben Watson to a three-year, $12 million deal, including $6.35 million guaranteed, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Watson, who played his first six seasons in the league in New England, had visited with the Seahawks this week. That’s probably too much for Seattle to spend for a back-up tight end, unless they saw Watson getting starter reps as a receiving tight end.
Adam Caplan of Scout.com reports that the Seahawks picked up Matt Hasselbeck’s $1 million roster bonus due on Thursday.
Don Banks of Sports Illustrated has Seattle selecting OT Bryan Bulaga with the team’s No. 6 overall pick and QB Jimmy Clausen at No. 14 overall.
Rob Rang of NFLDraftScout.com now has Seattle taking Clausen at No. 6, and Georgia Tech DE Derrick Morgan at No. 14 overall, while Chad Reuter has Seattle selecting Morgan at No. 6 and C.J. Spiller at No. 14.
ESPN’s Mel Kiper has Seattle selecting OSU offensive tackle Russell Okung at No. 6 and USC DE Everson Griffen at No. 14, while Todd McShay has Seattle selecting Bryan Bulaga at No. 6 and Spiller at No. 14.