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Seahawks makes a deal


So Seattle has decided to part with a (reportedly) first-round pick in next year's draft for one of the league's better receivers.

How will Deion Branch do in Seattle? And who will be dropped to make room (my guess, Bobby Engram or possibly Willie Ponder, though he was just picked up for his kickoff return abilities)?

UPDATE: The first bylined story to hit was from Danny O'Neil of the Times.

UPDATE NO. 2: According to the Times' Seahawk blog and Mike Sando's blog, the Seahawks have been given a roster exemption for two weeks. That means they have a few days to decide who Branch replaces on the roster. I wonder if a receiver will get "injured" in that time. Also, Sando gives a little historical perspective to Seattle's decision to send a No. 1 pick to New England.

The best way to get more information is to check out these sites: The Times' Seahawk blog and the News Tribune's blog. There will be more later - including the question of the day.

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