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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, right, looks toward his teammates as he stretches with practice squad quarterback B.J. Daniels (5) and backup quarterback Tarvaris Jackson (7) before NFL football practice, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in Renton, Wash. Seattle plays at home in a playoff game on Jan. 11. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, right, looks toward his teammates as he stretches with practice squad quarterback B.J. Daniels (5) and backup quarterback Tarvaris Jackson (7) before NFL football practice, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in Renton, Wash. Seattle plays at home in a playoff game on Jan. 11. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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