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Morning links: At this point, it seems Luck only has Wilson by a few inches

Good morning.

> Stop me if you've heard this somewhere: There's some discussion about who is better, Andrew Luck or Russell Wilson. I took a look at the two quarterbacks for today's paper.

> Seahawks.com takes a look at Richard Sherman, NFC Defensive Player of the Month.

> Greg Bedard at MMQB wrote about the best pass rushes and rushers of the season. Best interior past rusher so far? J.J. Watt. Highest Week 4 pressure rate? That also came from Houston, and by a wide margin. Best edge rusher so far this season? That's actually a Seahawk.

> The Everett Herald has a post on what B.J. Daniels, perhaps the most talked about third-string quarterback in history, had to say. He was surprised by the move, and, as we talked about earlier, thinks all the rivalry stuff and knowledge of the 49ers' playbook is basically meaningless for him inside the lockerroom.

> ESPN's Mark Schlereth breaksdown the Seahawks-Colts game:

> A round of picks from ESPN's experts. Eight pick the Seahawks, five pick the Colts.

> One of the columnists I enjoy, the Indianapolis Star's Bob Kravtiz, says the Colts are in a position where they don't need their quarterback to be great in order to win. From Kravitz:

In other words, (Peyton) Manning had to be great, week after week, for the Colts to have a chance to win football games. To his ultimate credit, he usually was, and the Colts won scores of games, reached the Super Bowl twice, winning one of them.

That has changed under the new Ryan Grigson-Chuck Pagano regime. In two short years, the Colts have undergone a complete personality transplant, and it’s the kind of transformation that figures to hold them in good stead for years to come.

“This is our most balanced team by far,” said Antoine Bethea, who’s been a Colt for eight years. “By far. Previous years it was Peyton and the offense. This year, the offense is doing well, special teams is playing great and the defense is doing good.”

> The severity of the neck injury for Colts running back Ahmad Bradshaw is unknown. He may need season-ending neck surgery. From the Star:

The Indianapolis Colts are hopeful but concerned about the status of running back Ahmad Bradshaw, a team source told The Star.The team is hopeful rest and treatment will resolve a neck injury suffered by the veteran running back Sept. 22 at San Francisco. However, the source added that surgery might be needed, which could end Bradshaw’s season.

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