Thursday notes: Would Seahawks really let Russell Wilson walk?

While this will likely eventually be much ado about nothing, a Wilson extension may not come as quickly and easily as did a lot of the others the team has gotten done the last few years.

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Longtime Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor retires at 34

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Ex-NFL running back suspected of killing prison cellmate

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Lawrence Phillips suspected of killing cellmate

Former running back Lawrence Phillips is suspected of killing his cellmate in a Central California prison, officials said. A college standout at Nebraska, Phillips played 25 of his 35 NFL games for St. Louis.