Here are daily impressions from our beat reporters at Seahawks training camp.

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Here are our daily impressions from training camp with beat reporters Jayson Jenks and Bob Condotta.

First, from Jenks:

1, The Seahawks are looking for consistency from receiver Chris Matthews. You know the story of Matthews by now: Big receiver, unheralded, made huge catches in the Super Bowl. Now what? Matthews is the kind of big receiver coach Pete Carroll has liked in the past, and he has looked the part during practices — at times. Some days it’s impossible to miss Matthews going up and over a defender or hauling in passes over the middle. And then other days, it seems like he drifts. Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell said he talks to Matthews every day about consistency, the thing the Seahawks most need to see now.  “We don’t want to have a situation where we come out here and he has one good day and then he disappears for two or three and then, oh, there he is again,” Bevell said. “We want to make him be known, that we know he’s out here every day, and if for some reason he wasn’t here, everyone would know he was missing. That’s where we’re trying to get with him. He has the ability, no question. He’s got size, he’s got great catch radius, but we want to make sure he’s showing up each and every day.”

2, Quarterback Russell Wilson and the back-shoulder fade. In my usually wrong opinion, it’s one of the most interesting throws in football because the quarterback throws when the receiver isn’t looking and purposefully throws it off target, at least in the traditional sense. It’s all about timing and feel and having the receiver and quarterback on the same page. We’ve seen more of it from Wilson the last couple seasons as he’s gotten older. I saw a couple of those throws on Wednesday, including one where Wilson threw a low, hard dart to Matthews along the sideline. Matthews slammed on the breaks and turned right as the football hit his hands. It looked just about perfect. Those are difficult plays to make, and Bevell said they are difficult plays to practice except in games or scrimmages. As Jermaine Kearse once described the difficulty in hiding the intentions of a back-shoulder fade, “You’ve just got to be a ninja. The defender is never going to know it’s coming because he’s looking at you.”

3, Linebacker K.J. Wright shows off his coverage skills against tight ends. Wright and the Seahawks’ defense had some trouble against tight ends last year, particularly early but also in the Super Bowl (Although the list of people who Rob Gronkowski has beaten is quite lengthy). But Wright is a talented linebacker in coverage and has unique skills for staying with tight ends. For one, he is usually quick enough to do it. Second, he has long, tree-limb arms that can break up passes or cut off throwing windows. During one play — and remember it was just one play — on Wednesday, Wright lined up man-to-man against tight end Jimmy Graham. Graham ran up the middle of the field, then cut out toward the sideline, and Wright stayed with him the whole time. Wilson made a good throw outside toward the sideline, but it was a tough catch and Graham couldn’t haul it in. Wright was with Graham step for step, and the Seahawks have always felt that he provides them with a special chess piece to throw at tight ends. Said former defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, “He’s kind of built like a tight end in that way. It’s those matchups that we covet the most for him.”

And from Condotta:

1, The battle for the last cornerback spot or two seems more uncertain than ever. One of the themes of training camp is that this looks like a deeper team than last year — maybe as deep as the 2013 Super Bowl champs. One area where that depth seems more apparent is in the secondary, where the Seahawks have a number of intriguing young players who could make for some really tough decisions in the cutdown to 53. Mohammed Seisay has had some nice moments since arriving via trade from Detroit, with the Seahawks said to be giving up a sixth-rounder to the Lions. Seisay had an interception of a Tarvaris Jackson pass during a team session today, and has made a few other plays the last few days despite still getting acclimated to the Seahawk way of doing things. “He’s still learning how to figure out the speed and tempo,” defensive coordinator Kris Richard said on Tuesday. “That’s always the challenge when we get guys from other teams, the shock of the speed and the tempo. So once he gets acclimated and accustomed to it and we get his legs back, he is going to be right in the fold.” Douglas McNeil, making the transition from receiver, ended practice today with an interception of an R.J. Archer pass that he turned and plucked away from Kasen Williams (the pass was a little underthrown). The Seahawks won’t be able to keep everybody, and as was the case in 2013 when it seemed everybody the Seahawks cut quickly signed elsewhere, they could be forced to let go of someone who latches on elsewhere.

2, What to make of the final tight end spot? Count tight end as another position that is getting really interesting. Jimmy Graham and Luke Willson are locks. But after that it looks like something of a dead heat between Anthony McCoy and Cooper Helfet for the third spot with RaShaun Allen not far behind. As offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell said after practice Wednesday, the Seahawks will first have to figure out how many tight ends to keep. What could be factors are how much they plan on having Graham fill traditional tight end duties, and if the Seahawks keep Will Tukuafu, a fullback who also can handle some tight end-type blocking roles. McCoy has come on to have a few nice days of late after shaking off some issues with light-headedness that limited him for a few practices, and also looks to have no ill effects from the Achilles injuries of the past two seasons. Helfet, meanwhile, has been dealing with a rib issue that has limited him of late, allowing McCoy to get more work. This is a battle that appears to have a long ways to go.

3, The offensive line rotations are beginning to stabilize some. I noted this yesterday, but it’s worth reiterating that the offensive line units have become pretty stable the last few days after a lot of mixing and matching early in camp. The starting center spot remains in what now appears to be a daily rotation — Drew Nowak going with the ones one day, Lemuel Jeanpierre the next, etc. But for the last three days, the rest of the spots have been the same.

Here is how those alignments have looked:

Starters, left to right: Russell Okung, Keavon Milton, Drew Nowak/Lemuel Jeanpierre, J.R. Sweezy, Justin Britt.

Second team, left to right: Garry Gilliam, Alvin Bailey, Nowak/Jeanpierre, Mark Glowinski, Jesse Davis.

Third team, left to right: Kona Schwenke, Kristjan Sokoli, Patrick Lewis, Will Pericak, Terry Poole.

OL coach Tom Cable said a few days ago they wanted to define the roles for some of the younger players so they could get more comfortable, and the team could get a better idea of what they can do. Working together all week in practice also helps the teamwork for the game Friday against Denver. It’ll be interesting to see what changes are made, if any are, after the Denver game.