The Seahawks' offensive line has proven to be a feisty bunch early in training camp. How that will pay off in the regular season, though, remains to be determined.

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RENTON — The haze of lists and rankings that pepper the NFL offseason rarely yield much of a consensus.

But this past offseason, there’s one thing most observers seemed to agree on: Few teams have as shaky of an offensive-line situation as the Seahawks.

The analytic website Pro Football Focus rated the Seahawks’ offensive line as the worst entering training camp, concluding: “The Seahawks are taking a lot of risks with their offensive line heading into the 2016 season. … Everyone is changing positions, and none of the veteran linemen graded well in 2015.’’

To that, left guard Mark Glowinski says: “There’s always people that just want to create a story or whatever. I’m saying we are working really hard, and I think we will be even better than past years.”

And through the first four days of training camp, it’s evident the offensive line is at least willing to put up a fight.

The Seahawks put on full pads for the first time Tuesday, and during the one-on-one pass-rush drills between the offensive and defensive linemen, there again were a few post-whistle tussles, most notably between center Justin Britt and rookie defensive tackle Jarran Reed.

Monday’s practice was highlighted by a couple skirmishes between veteran defensive end Michael Bennett and rookie guard Germain Ifedi.

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Monday he liked that Ifedi did not back down against Bennett.

“He has shown that throughout,’’ Carroll said. “Very aggressive, very tough. Willing to stand up for himself on the first day. Pretty good.’’

Said offensive-line coach Tom Cable: “It’s really good for him to get tested by all those guys. … That’s what it’s really going to be like.”

Glowinski said he thinks the veteran defensive linemen are challenging the younger offensive linemen. He thinks it could benefit them down the road.

“Those guys can actually be helping us, helping a guy like GI (rookie Germain Ifedi) that’s new, who is a rookie,” Glowinski said. “Yelling, ‘Hey rookie,’ just making fun of him, whatever, just to get under his skin, just so he knows what it’s like on game day. Because they (other teams) are going to do the same thing.”

And to Glowinski, it’s all in a day’s work.

“I think it’s how it should be,’’ he said. “Where I came from, when I was in junior college (Lackawanna College in Scranton, Pa.), if there wasn’t a scuffle or something, then you weren’t trying. I feel like we might have to settle down a little bit in some situations. But I think we are doing what we should be doing. If it’s your younger brother, your older brother, you are going to be fighting with him all the time. That’s just how it is. And I feel like that’s what it is out here, it’s the same way.’’

Cable said of the skirmishes: “You have to be smart about that. You want to get it stopped before you start playing games.”

Though the Seahawks’ offensive line appears willing to scrap, it’s more important to come together quickly and play well in the regular season.

The starting line has been the same as in the spring — Garry Gilliam at left tackle, Glowinski at left guard, Britt at center, Ifedi at right guard and J’Marcus Webb at right tackle. All are new to the team (Webb, Ifedi), a new starter (Glowinski) or new to that position (Gilliam, Britt).

Cable said he was impressed with the linemen’s ability to take what they learned during the offseason program into in training camp.

“They’re doing a fantastic job, really kind of picking up where we left off in terms of installs and information,” Cable said.

But he also said any real evaluation can’t be made “until you start playing (preseason) games. … I think the fairness of that question is, after you’ve played a couple preseason games, do they look like they’re kind of on the same page, particularly communication-wise?’’

One player Cable seems to particularly want to see more of is Webb, the most experienced member of the group with 61 career NFL starts.

Webb missed most of the offseason program because of a calf injury, and Cable said Tuesday that he “looks like he didn’t do hardly anything in the spring.” Cable said Webb and fellow free-agent signee Bradley Sowell must learn that “our system and tempo of play is different. They’ve been at one extreme, we’re at the other end. … So it’s a learning curve for them.”

Britt has also had a learning curve in making the move to a third position in three years, having played right tackle in 2014 and left guard last season.

But like the rest of offensive linemen, Britt predicts the doomsayers will look bad in the end.

“We all collectively are trying to take this group to a whole ‘nother level,” he said. “I said to someone that we have probably the smartest group we have ever had since I’ve been here. No disrespect to the other guys. I’m just saying collectively, down the depth (chart), I just think we are the brightest group. We are just trying to see how far we can take it.”