The Seattle Seahawks had 73 players out on the field today, including six of Seattle’s nine draft picks.
Players the team has reached agreement with include fourth-round pick Kris Durham, fifth-round picks Richard Sherman and Mark Legree, sixth-round pick Byron Maxwell, and seventh-round picks Pep Levingston and Malcolm Smith.
First round pick James Carpenter, third rounder John Moffitt and fourth rounder K.J. Wright have yet to reach an agreement.
The Seahawks practiced for about a 1 hour, 45 minutes in jerseys and shorts, including a team period at the end of practice.
Defensive end Red Bryant worked with the first unit at defensive end and appears ready to go after finishing last season on the injured reserve with a knee issue.
Another player who impressed on Thursday was receiver Isaiah Stanback, who appears to have fully recovered from a torn Achilles tendon suffered during training camp that cut short his 2010 campaign.
But all eyes were on Charlie Whitehurst and how he would handle filling the immense shoes of Matt Hasselbeck. Whitehurst looked comfortable with the unit and threw the ball in his opening reps of training camp.