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Clearing out the notebook following Sunday’s Seahawks practice.

— After Thursday’s mixed bag of snaps from rookie Nolan Frese, it’s no surprise that the Seahawks might be looking examining all options at that spot. But it might be a surprise to find out that one of them is linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis. The third-year player from Boston College handled a few snaps during a team session Sunday. Asked how he did, coach Pete Carroll said: “He was very careful, but the ball got there. We placed it down and kicked it. He did fine.” Frese had both a low and a high snap in Thursday’s game, the latter contributing to a missed field goal attempt by Steven Hauschka. The Seahawks have been looking for a new snapper since releasing veteran Clint Gresham in the off-season. Gresham remains unsigned.

— Carroll reiterated that he liked how newly re-signed veteran Tony McDaniel played at defensive tackle and indicated again that he’s in line for a role on the team, especially with DL Sealver Siliga remaining sidelined. “He had a good game, he did a good job,” Carroll said “He was physical, tough in the last scrimmage, got involved in a couple plays. Like we said earlier, he showed up in really good shape and it carried over. In the first couple instances I think we had 12 plays, it will probably be about the same this week. We’ll keep them down, but we’re pleased to see him. We know that his style fits us and he takes us to a different kind of defensive end when we put him there. He’s a three technique but when he plays defensive end he plays huge and he has a real style about him, so we immediately click back in that asset that he brings us. We’ll see how that works but everybody’s pretty excited about it.”

—Carroll on Frank Clark, whose having another fabulous preseason: “I think he looks really good. He’s exciting, he’s explosive, a dynamic football player and like we were saying, we just need him on the field more. We’ve got different ways to do that and he’s been effective and hard to deal with so far. We’re hoping we’ll just keep adding him in and you’ll see him in different spots during the season. We’ll have to wait and see what that is but we’re preparing him to do that.”

— Paul Richardson officially played only five offensive snaps and three on special teams against the Vikings. But Carroll said that was by design and that he’s happy with Richardson’s progress in camp. “He played enough for us and it was good for him to just get out and battling and all,” Carroll said. “He’s had a really good camp, hopefully we can just keep him out there. He’s a guy we’re counting on.”

— Here’s what Carroll said about rookie running back Alex Collins, who had 13 yards on six carries and eight yards on one reception. Collins also was unable to pick up a yard on two straight carries on a third-and-one and fourth-and-one situation in the first quarter. “It was good to get some carries in there, six or seven carries. The opportunities weren’t great, he got some big penetration on the short yardages shots that he had, but he looked better as the game went on. He made some good moves, he had a nice catch and run, so we’ll just continue to give him some more.”

— Finally, Carroll hinted strongly not to judge the role they have planned for Brandon Browner too much by what the team has shown in preseason games. The team likely wants to keep a lot of that under wraps. “I think we are pretty clear on his strengths,” Carroll said.”He’s shown enough stuff that we know what he’s best at. We feel pretty comfortable with that.”