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Morning links: Reaction to Hawks 41-36 win

Sorry for the lateness of the post folks, but I’m still recuperating from yesterday’s performance.

Here’s some reaction to Seattle’s impressive win over New Orleans.

Seahawks offensive tackle Sean Locklear said the feeling at the end of the game was sweeter than all of the NFC West championships and the Super Bowl run – because no one believed they would win.

Ryan Divish of The News Tribune provides some details on Marshawn Lynch’s ridiculous 67-yard run.

John McGrath of The News Tribune writes about Matt Hasselbeck’s impressive performance.

Dave Boling of The News Tribune says Pete Carroll has the Seahawks believing they can continue to march on in the playoff.s

Doug Pacey of The News Tribune says the Saints were gracious in defeat.

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

And check out the stats here.

Seahawks tight end John Carlson re-emerges in Seattle’s offense to score two touchdowns in the red zone.

Former Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy is one of 17 finalists for the Hall of Fame.

ESPN’s Mike Sando says Saturday was a defining victory for Matt Hasselbeck.

Art Thiel of writes that Hasselbeck earned a measure of redemption after a roller coaster regular season with Seattle’s win.

Doug Farrar of says Seattle’s collection of misfits continues to make plays at critical moments of the game.

Jim Trotter of Sports Illustrated writes that Hasselbeck earned some respect with is performance on Sunday.

As you would expect, John Lopez of Sports Illustrated offers mostly good grades for Seattle, and mostly bad grades for New Orleans.

Les Carpenter of Yahoo Sports writes that Hasselbeck took his frustrations out on the Saints.

Adam Rank of the NFL Network puts Seattle’s victory over the Saints as one of the greatest NFL playoff upsets ever.

John Saraceno of USA Today writes that Seattle did the unthinkable in beating the defending Super Bowl champions.

John Branch of The New York Times writes that after upsetting New Orleans, the Seahawks still want more.

Mike Freeman of CBS Sports says beware of the 7-9ers.

Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune said the Seahawks wanted it more than the Saints.