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Morning links: Training camp reaction

Here’s a few links to check out this morning, with most of them offering a closer look at the opening day of training camp for the Seattle Seahawks.

Here’s my story on the opening of training camp on Saturday.

Our own Dave Boling writes that even with all the exterior stuff new head coach Pete Carroll brings to the table, it’s still just football.

I take a cruise around the NFC West, ranking some of the best players in the division.

Gregg Bell of the Associated Press notes that Matt Hasselbeck and Pete Carroll played a little one-on-one basketball before training camp, with Carroll in flip-flops. No word on the winner.

Clare Farnsworth of writes that rookie DE E.J. Wilson made some plays during the first day of camp. I would agree with that. Wilson has looked good.

ESPN’s Mike Sando offers his first impressions of Seahawks camp.

Lots of good nuggets in Dan Pompei’s Sunday Blitz column, including a look at the top five receiver trios in the league. I’ll give you a hint -- it doesn’t include Seattle.

Rod Mar’s photo blog from Saturday’s practice is definitely worth checking out.

Carroll offers this video blog on the first practice of the year.

Ross Tucker of Sports Illustrated explains the difficulty of some of the NFL conditioning tests. The Seahawks had to run 20, 60-yard dashes in eight seconds with rest in between. Everyone passed.