The Seattle Seahawks have three more days of organized team activities this week before their three-day minicamp next week. The team only has one day of minicamp practice (June 18) because two days were taken away by the NFL for excessive contact in practice sessions last summer.
Here are some things that garnered attention, on and off the field, in OTAs:
QB questions: And I'm not talking about Russell Wilson's contract. As of now, the Seahawks only have one other quarterback on the roster in R.J. Archer of William & Mary, who has never played in an NFL game. B.J. Daniels has moved primarily to wide receiver. Veteran Tarvaris Jackson, Wilson's backup the last two seasons, remains a free agent and must want more money than the Seahawks are willing to pay. But it seems certain the team will bring in another QB before training camp.
Graham will make difference: Jimmy Graham was a huge wow-factor last week in the first chance reporters got a chance to see him practice with the team. The 6-foot-7 tight end had five touchdown catches in the red zone, including two where he leaped up to make the grab above defenders who had no chance of stopping him.
Secondary is healthier than expected: Cornerback Richard Sherman and strong safety Kam Chancellor have been full speed at practice, a bit of a surprise since both were coming off injuries at the end of last season. Even free safety Earl Thomas, coming off shoulder surgery, may return sooner than expected. He didn't participate in team drills last week, but he did work out in position drills.
Bennett, Irvin won't play nice: Defensive end Michael Bennett and linebacker Bruce Irvin have been no-shows at OTAs. That's their prerogative, of course, since it's voluntary, but both are unhappy with their contracts. How far they are willing to take things remains to be seen, but it's unlikely either will get any change from the Seahawks.