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Report: Marshawn Lynch has agreed to new, 3-year contract worth $12M guaranteed in 2015 to return to Seahawks; TE Zach Miller released

UPDATE: Here’s what I know as of late this afternoon on Marshawn Lynch:

The Seahawks are still in the same status they’ve been since after the Super Bowl Feb. 1, waiting to get word from Lynch on whether he will agree to a new contract to play in 2015. He was en route from his hometown of Oakland to SeaTac airport on a Southwest Airlines commercial flight accompanied by his agent Doug Hendrickson, headed to team headquarters in Renton; and Lynch at team headquarters in the offseason is more rare than him talking to he media, so we can all

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As GM John Schneider had said, Seahawks don’t use their franchise tag for 2015

The NFL’s deadline of 1 p.m. Pacific Time today for teams to identify players upon whom they will place the franchise-tag contract designation for 2015 has passed without the Seahawks using theirs for this year, just as general manager John Schneider had predicted last month at the NFL combine in Indianapolis.

Some had wondered if Seattle might use its franchise tag to keep starting cornerback Byron Maxwell out of unrestricted free agency. But the one-year tender for using the tag on a cornerback this year is $13,075,000, far too expensive for what else the Seahawks need to do money wise

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Dan Quinn likes what he’s seeing from D

Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn gave his thoughts on a few of the down linemen he’s been working with as well as some players in the secondary after Wednesday’s training camp practice. He’s liked what he has seen from defensive linemen Jordan Hill and Jesse Williams. He said Hill got stronger and Williams more mobile during the offseason and it has showed in training camp.

He also spoke about the emergence of cornerback Byron Maxwell and his role taking over the cornerback position opposite of Richard Sherman.

“I think if you had asked any of us, ‘Will Byron Maxwell

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