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Thursday, August 17, 2006 - Page updated at 12:00 AM

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Day 17 highlights

Four downs with ...

Kemp Rasmussen, DE


Height: 6-3. Weight: 265.

Experience: 5th season.

College: Indiana. Hometown: Hadley, Mich.

Born: May 25, 1979.

Any interesting nicknames? "I don't know. My name is butchered so many times. 'Ras-myew-sen.' Nobody gets it right. Everybody calls it something different. Kemp's easy. Guys call me 'Ken,' something like that. I've never really had a nickname."

Three things you have to have at camp: "My cellphone, definitely. My supplements and sleep. Gotta get rest."

The funniest Seahawk is: "I'm going to say Gibran (Hamdan). I've known Gibran all the way back from college. We went to school together. He's always been a funny dude. Always has funny things to say."

What made you choose the Seahawks in free agency? "I wanted to play for another winning program. I wanted to go somewhere where I'd have another shot at a ring. I didn't want to go somewhere that would end up 4-12, something like that."

Josť Miguel Romero

Practices: Full pads in the morning, special teams without pads in the afternoon.

Big plays: Another day, another Marcus Trufant interception. He picked off Matt Hasselbeck, snagging a hard throw out of the air with both hands. LB Lance Laury stripped the ball from WR Tony Brown after a catch, Hasselbeck made nice throws to TE Itula Mili and WR Bobby Engram and D.D. Lewis did well to string out a run to the left for no gain.

Temperatures: 68 degrees in the morning, 79 in the afternoon.

Snapshot: DT Alex Guerrero finally got his moment in the spotlight after all of the days of anonymous toiling, scooping up a fumble caused by S Etric Pruitt on a Ran Carthon run. Guerrero, a popular guy for his energy and enthusiasm, scooped up the ball and ran until he fell over. ... CB Jordan Babineaux wore a black hat with the letters "PA" in white upon entering the dining hall for lunch. Not for Pennsylvania, but, as Babineaux made very clear, Port Arthur, Texas, his hometown.

Josť Miguel Romero

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