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Morning links: Reaction to Hawks 22-6 win

Good morning. Roster cuts don’t have to officially be in until Saturday, but players could begin to get notified today. So we’ll post news the moment we hear rumblings of player cuts coming out of the VMAC today.

But for now, here’s a spin around the web on reaction from the Seattle Seahawks 22-6 win over Oakland in the team’s final preseason game of 2013, upping their winning streak to nine straight in exhibition games, dating back to 2011.

My game story focuses on the promising play of two players long on talent but short on production, cornerback Walter Thurmond and offensive lineman James Carpenter.

Meg Wochnick of The Olympian gives us an update on Zach Miller’s performance in his first preseason game of 2013. It also includes a tidbit on Snoop Dogg’s appearance at CenturyLink Field.

Dave Boling of The News Tribune writes about longtime Seahawks scout Derrick Jenson, who is battling Lou Gehrig’s disease. Jensen raised the 12th Man Flag on Thursday.

Check out highlights and stats from the game here.

Clare Farnsworth of Seahawks.com wraps up the game here, focusing on Steven Hauschka’s impressive performance.

ESPN’s Terry Blount notes that Stephen Williams has 10 days to pass his concussion test and get back on the field for the season opener at Carolina.

Danny O’Neil of 710 ESPN Seattle hones on the strong preseason performance of Walter Thurmond.

Curtis Crabtree of KJR-AM has fullback Michael Robinson getting released in his 53-man roster projection for the Seahawks.

Field Yates and Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston project Leon Washington getting cut by the Patriots. If that happens, I think there’s a possibility he lands back in Seattle.

Ryan O’Halloran of The Florida Times-Union projects former Seahawks Kyle Knox and Will Blackmon making Jacksonville’s final roster.

Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com reports that Seneca Wallace is out in San Francisco.

Jerry McDonald of The Bay Area News Group writes that Terrelle Pryor’s ho-hum performance against the Seahawks opens the door for Matt Flynn to start the team’s season opener.

Joe Fortenbaugh of the National Football Post gives us the low down on how to survive NFL survivor pools.

Pete Prisco of CBS Sports writes that read option quarterback should be prepared to get hit in his preseason wrap.

Doug Farrar of Sports Illustrated ranks Russell Wilson No. 14 in his reviews of the top 32 quarterbacks in the league. Aaron Rodgers tops the list.

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