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NFL Free Agency Quick Hits: Latest News On Max Starks, Chris Johnson, Sidney Rice

Well, it's the beginning of another day and if you logged off of your computer last night and chose to actually live something called a life, then that means you missed a few important NFL transactions (or rumored transactions since nothing can be final until Friday anyway). Here's this morning's Quick Hits:

*Sidney Rice has apparently struck a five-year deal with the Seattle Seahawks, a team that has made questionable moves to this point. It's interesting to see Rice partnered with Tarvaris Jackson, but those are the Seahawks main move to this point. Rice is certainly a dynamic receiver when healthy and he's a great addition for a team that could use a strong presence at the position. Some promising targets are there along with Mike Williams, but Rice instantly becomes the go-to for whoever throws the ball. Nice signing.

*The Vikings are resigning longtime kicker Ryan Longwell. Really, what else can be said about this?

*The Pittsburgh Steelers are making major moves along their offensive front as they've reportedly told Max Starks they are releasing him and are aiming to resign Willie Colon who missed last season with injury. Starks has started 55 games at left tackle for the Steelers over the last four seasons.

*Chris Johnson is reportedly preparing to hold out, according to Adam Schefter making it two rookie head coaches having to deal with significant drama coming into the season. Mike Munchak has a more settled overall scenario than what Jim Harbaugh has with the 49ers, but the Titans rookie head coach cannot be happy with his star running back at this point. But Johnson has been believed to hold out for some time, so it's not entirely unexpected.