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AUSSIE defensive lineman Jesse Williams says he is embracing the Seahawks' hands-on approach to coaching.
Williams, the Brisbane native drafted by Seattle at pick No. 137 this year, has been turning the heads of Seahawks coaches and staff since arriving at the club last month.
With new defensive co-ordinator Dan Quinn and defensive line coach Travis Jones leading the charge at OTAs, Williams said he was thriving on the physicality and attitude the pair bring to the team's workouts.
"I play pretty physical and the hands-on approach I think is the best for me learning, and then taking it onto the field is the easiest to pick up," Williams told seahawks.com.
"(The coaches) are doing a really good job with us lately, and the rookeis are picking it up... so their coaching style must be pretty good.
"I'm learning to grow with them and (I'll) try and learn more and keep up with them."
Jones, who spent the past five seasons coaching the defensive line in New Orleans, returned the kind words saying both Williams and fellow rookie DT Jordan Hill were making superb first impressions.
"Both guys (Williams and Hill) are very intelligent players, they come from excellent programs... they understand what good football is about," Jones said.
"They're go-getters and I'm really happy we drafted those guys. They're good people."
The Seahawks continue their OTAs throughout the week before the compulsory three-day minicamp begins June 11.
We will continue to track Williams' progression as he tries to break into the final 53-man roster, and it's reassuring to see he's doing all the right things so far.