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Morning links: Reaction to Hawks 29-3 win

Good morning. We’ll have our Monday Morning QB chat at Noon today. And Pete Carroll will hold his regular press conference at 5 p.m. instead of 3 p.m. this afternoon.

Let’s take a spin around web and look at reaction to Seattle’s impressive, 29-3 win over San Francisco.

The Seahawks sit alone atop the NFC West standings at 2-0.

Here’s my game story, which includes this quote from Richard Sherman: “There were a lot of pundits and ignorant idiots that picked us to lose this game. Pease don’t doubt us again.”

Seattle’s ground game got going after sputtering against Carolina last week.

Meg Wochnick of The Olympian writes about Cliff Avril, who made a splash in his Seattle debut.

The Seahawks set the Guinness Book of Records for crowd noise last night.

Dave Boling of The News Tribune writes that Seattle officially owns the rivalry over San Francisco.

John McGrath of The News Tribune says Mother Nature brought her knuckles last night in the form of a weather delay, but the Seahawks blocked the punch.

Here’s a photo gallery from Sunday’s game.

Danny O’Neil of 710 ESPN Seattle says that the Seahawks defense made a statement with their play against San Francisco.

ESPN’s Terry Blount says the Seahawks sent a message with their victory over the 49ers.

Jerry Brewer of The Seattle Times says the Seahawks were imperfect, but still buried San Francisco.

Bill Barnwell of Grantland says that two weeks into the season has produced more questions than answers about Washington and San Francisco. Good read.

Michele Beisner of the NFL Network talked with Richard Sherman, who questioned Jim Harbaugh’s sportsmanship after his former coach did not respond to him at the end of the game.

Lindsay Jones of USA Today offers her take on Seattle’s emphatic victory over San Francisco.

Matt Maiocco of says the 49ers lost their composure, totaling five turnovers and 121 yards in penalties.

Will Brinson of CBS Sports gives Seattle an A grade for the team’s dominant performance over San Francisco.

Peter King of Sports Illustrated writes that The 12th Man was the MVP of Sunday’s win for Seattle.