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Notebook: A reason for T-Jack as the starter

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Observers have been impressed with Russell Wilson's work in Seattle and Matt Flynn is the big-buck free agent, but Tarvaris Jackson is expected to start camp as Seattle's No. 1 quarterback. History shows why Wilson isn't being counted on to begin his rookie season as the opening-day starter. Plus, there hasn't been much action for a former Viking in free agency and Len Pasquarelli has other notes.

In the past few weeks, Seattle rookie quarterback Russell Wilson - his height (or lack thereof), initial contract (still the best in the third round), and potential as a starter in his NFL maiden voyage - has been a popular subject here. There's no direct allusion to the former Wisconsin/North Carolina State star this week, but it might be worth noting how difficult it is for a player...

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