Here are daily impressions of Seahawks' training camp from Jayson Jenks and Bob Condotta, including items on Mohammed Seisay, Kevin Smith, Kristjan Sokoli, and more.

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

First, from Jenks:

1. Coach Pete Carroll thinks this might be the fastest pass-rush group the Seahawks have had. If nothing else, the Seahawks should have plenty of options and combinations to try out. Think about it: On third down, the Seahawks could roll out a pass rush that has Cliff Avril and Bruce Irvin at defensive end and Michael Bennett and Jordan Hill at defensive tackle. Or they could go with Avril and Frank Clark outside and Bennett and Cassius Marsh up the middle. Carroll even said Clark, the Seahawks’ rookie, could be an option as a pass rusher at defensive tackle. On Sunday, Carroll said, “When you look at the potential of our pass rush being with Cliff and Bruce outside and Mike Bennett and Frank as well as Jordan Hill on the inside, that’s pretty exciting. That’s maybe as fast as we’ve ever been potentially. I’m hoping we can make that a group that can really come to life. It’s always an area that you’re working on. This might be our best shot.”

2. Cornerback Mohammed Seisay made his first appearance. The Seahawks traded a sixth-round pick to the Detroit Lions for Seisey on Sunday to bolster depth at the cornerback position. The Seahawks lost Byron Maxwell in free agency and may be without cornerback Jeremy Lane for some time to start the season while he rehabs from injury. Tharold Simon is also still recovering from an injury and has battled injuries through his young career, although he is expected back by the time preseason games start. But it’s clear the Seahawks didn’t feel comfortable with their depth at cornerback, particularly on the outside behind Richard Sherman and Cary Williams. Seisay fits what the Seahawks want — 6 foot 2, 202 pounds — but he is also raw. His first day was a mixed back. He got beat a few times and also had a nice play where he recovered and helped break up a deep pass to Jermaine Kearse. “I think you could see the fantastic athlete that he is, and it never hurts to have another long, tall, fast corner out there on the field ready to compete,” defensive coordinator Kris Richard said. “The door is wide open in regards to competition. Everybody understands that.” At the very least, Seisay gives the Seahawks more options.

3. Christine Michael has matured, according to offensive line coach Tom Cable. This is not the first time you have read something like this about Michael, and it won’t be the last. But here is the Christine Michael update: “I see a kid who’s growing up, and I’m excited about that,” Cable said. “For him, as we’ve said in the past, when he can come out and do it day after day, he’s going to have his breakthrough. We see that happening, and that’s exciting.” It’s worth pointing out that last year coach Pete Carroll pegged Michael, Seattle’s second-round draft pick in 2013, as a potential breakout star. And Michael has, at times in the preseason, looked ready to become a factor. But it hasn’t happened yet. He has just 52 carries in his two NFL seasons, and the Seahawks have always wanted Michael to be more dependable: hit the proper hole consistently, hold onto the ball, be a trustworthy blocker. We will write and talk about him more this offseason, but needless to say, this is a big year for Michael, who has all the physical traits to become a successful NFL running back but who hasn’t put that all together to date.

And from Condotta:

1. Kristjan Sokoli is now a guard — and might get into the competition there quickly. On Sunday, coach Pete Carroll said it might be time to start winnowing down the competition at center after saying that if the team had to play a game today, Lemuel Jeanpierre would get the start. On Monday, one of the backup centers — rookie Kristjan Sokoli — was playing left guard. Sokoli, though, wasn’t just playing guard but doing so with the first unit throughout practice as the team decided to throw hi to the first to see what he could do. Alvin Bailey has been running as the starting left guard, a spot that is open after James Carpenter signed with the Jets in the off-season. OL coach Tom Cable said after practice the team wants to make sure Bailey earns the job. “We’re going to create competition for him,’’ Cable said. “ Kristjan Sokoli has shown, a lot like J.R. (Sweezy) three years ago, that he has a real knack for playing this game. He has to understand that he’s going to have failures and to not let it get him down or not struggle with those emotionally. Just put it behind him, learn from it and move to the next one. But he’s really talented. We have a number of guys I think who are going to challenge Alvin for that spot.” Asked how Sokoli did in his first time at guard, Cable said: “He did fine. He had some failures, but then on top of that, the goods were like, Wow. That’s pretty cool.” Sokoli was a sixth-round pick who played defensive line at Buffalo, but like Sweezy three years ago, is being moved to the offensive line.

2. Kevin Smith could be making an underdog run at a roster spot — assuming he can stay on the field. Smith, who played collegiately at Washington, has had a nice camp so far, and continued that early on Monday with a few nice catches. Notably, Smith came down with a tough catch on a fade route against the first team defense, catching it in between Cary Williams and Steven Terrell. He sat out at the end, though, with ice wrapped around his upper left leg, and details of the injury weren’t available afterward. However, receivers coach Dave Canales mentioned Smith first after practice when asked which of the under-the-radar receivers has stood out so far. “Kevin Smith is doing a great job,’’ Canales said. “One of the coolest traits of a great job is when they throw it to you, you catch it. He just finds a way to do it. He’s doing a great job.’

3. Cleaning out the notebook with a few random thoughts:

Here are a few other observations from practice that deserve to go somewhere so here they go:

— Among those getting extensive work with the kickoff unit were former quarterback-turned receiver B.J. Daniels and sixth-round pick Obum Gwacham. Special teams are a must for young players to make the roster, and especially for Daniels, it will be interesting to see if he can add those duties to his transition from quarterback to receiver. Gwacham got some work with the first unit kickoff team, the coaches giving him as many tests as they can to see what he can handle. Also getting some work with the kickoff team was Michael and Frank Clark.

— Seventh-round pick Ryan Murphy, playing free safety, has had a nice couple of days. He had an interception of an overthrown R.J. Archer pass and almost had another interception of a deep pass thrown by Russell Wilson as he scrambled and lofted it into the end zone to Kasen Williams, who had broken behind the cornerback covering him. Murphy got into position to pick the pass off before Williams leapt and broke it up.

— Clark had another nice day turning in maybe the biggest hit when he burst quickly off the edge to hit Rod Smith just as he got a handoff. The play led to lots of cheering from the rest of the defense.

— With Cliff Avril out, the first unit nickel defensive line featured Marsh, Jordan Hill, Michael Bennett and Bruce Irvin.

— Douglas McNeil had a real nice day on Saturday and has had some really solid moments. But you also heard Carroll say he needs to be consistent. And one time he had a chance to do that today came when he leapt to catch an off-target pass from Archer but dropped it. It wasn’t a great throw, but McNeil with his 6-3 height had a chance to make the play, and it’s the kind of play the coaches will be watching to see if he can make consistently.

— Free agent CB Triston Wade is another under-the-radar type who continues to show up. He broke quickly to break up a pass from Tarvaris Jackson to McNeil, compelling Richard to race over and tap him on the head, saying good job, etc.