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Morning links: Baldwin wants some r-e-s-p-e-c-t for receivers

Good morning.

We start today with Stanford-educated Doug Baldwin. Smart guy. Solid receiver. Made a great catch last week. Not afraid of touting his crew, which he said Sunday is the "best receiving corps" in the NFL.

I wrote about him, the receivers and just how few times the Seahawks have thrown this season. That story is here.

> We talked on here about taking a look at how the Seahawks are using defensive lineman (he's not a tackle or an end, really) Michael Bennett. Well, my pal Doug Farrar at beat me to it. Here's his breakdown of Bennett. From Farrar:

Bennett’s been even more disruptive for his new team, ranking second to St. Louis’ Robert Quinn in PFF’s Pass-Rushing Productivity metric, and amassing 2.5 sacks, three hits, and nine hurries in three games.

> has a first look at the Texans.

> Football outsiders says the Seahawks are on the list of the best dozen 3-0 teams since 1989. Jacksonville is not.

>  Here's a second-look at the Seahawks/Jaguars game from Pro Football Focus.

> Former QB Rich Gannon took some shots at Houston QB Matt Schaub.

> Here's a weekly chat with Houston Texans beat writer John McClain. Loved him in the Die Hard movies.

> Former Seahawk Nate Burleson broke his arm thanks to falling pizza boxes.

> San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick is getting to know the flipside of fame, the one that comes with struggles. He favorited several tweets from disgruntled fans yesterday.

> Brett Favre's agent says Favre can still play. You won't find any links to that story here.