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Morning links: Dungy says Hawks best team in NFC

Former NFL head coach Tony Dungy stepped out on an island by himself during NBC’s Football Night in America telecast on Sunday, calling the Seattle Seahawks the best team in the NFC.

Of course, as soon as the words came out of his mouth Dungy was nearly laughed off the stage by host Dan Patrick and fellow analyst, former New England safety Rodney Harrison, who says he N.Y. Giants will stomp all over the Seahawks.

But Dungy held firm in his belief that the Seahawks are the best team in the NFC because they are getting better each week and they take care of the ball. Check out the video below.

The Seahawks will likely lose rookie offensive tackle Russell Okung for a second time this season with a high ankle sprain on his left leg. Also, the Seahawks released running back Chris Henry in a move that helps them clear a spot to at offensive tackle depth.

Brian McIntyre of offers this week’s must-read personnel report from the Seahawks-Cardinals game.

KJR’s Ian Furness and Hugh Millen discuss the Seahawks during their Hardcore Football segment in this audio link.

Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll tells ESPN 710 Seattle’s Brock Huard and Mike Salk that OT Sean Locklear needs to play better.

Clare Farnsworth of explains Seattle’s big dime package with seven defensive backs in the game.

Nate Davis of USA Today writes that if the playoffs started today, none of the 2009 playoff teams in the NFC postseason last season would be in. Seattle would be one of the teams in.