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Coffee and Cigarettes: Seahawks Links for Wednesday

Happy Humpday!

Peyton or not, Colts need some Luck | National Football Post
No question as to use of 2012 top pick.

Broncos waive Kyle Orton | National Football Post
Former starter had fallen to third on Denver's depth chart.

Draft Talk 10.0 | National Football Post
Matt Miller of Bleacher Report joins Wes Bunting this week to breakdown the game of Robert Griffin III and more.

Seahawks are showing signs of life | - Sports
After 2-6 start, Seattle has won two in a row.

Monday metatarsal musings
Or footnotes: A look at three things that worked in Sunday's win over the Rams and three things that need work as the Seahawks prepare for this week's game against the Redskins.

Adventures in Officiating: What’s a defender supposed to do? - Shutdown Corner - NFL Blog - Yahoo! Sports
You've seen it through the season — a receiver will hit the middle of the field on any kind of crossing pattern, and the quarterback will throw him right into an oncoming defender. Said defender poleaxes Mr. Receiver because there's no way he can stop quickly enough to avoid contact, and the official drops a flag and nails the defender for a personal foul because he hit a defenseless receiver. But if Mr. Quarterback throws Mr. Receiver into the defender's path, and there's no way for the defender to stop in time, what is the defender supposed to do?

Seahawks, Sounders to replace CenturyLink turf - AP State News -
The Seattle Seahawks and Sounders FC have announced plans to replace the playing surface at CenturyLink Field following the completion of the 2011 NFL season. The teams announced the long-expected plans on Tuesday. The facility will get new FieldTurf "Revolution" system turf with installation beginning in early February.

Matt Barkley vs Oregon tape review " Seahawks Draft Blog
Matt Barkley’s performances have been consistently good all season, but it’s only after beating Oregon that he appears to be getting the praise he deserves. I wrote a piece during the summer that questioned whether Barkley – rather than Andrew Luck – would be the most talented player eligible for the 2012 draft. When you watch the Oregon tape, you look at the Stanford game and observe Barkley’s performance in defeating Notre Dame, that’s far from a ridiculous suggestion.

How Do The Seahawks Stack Up Against The Other 4-6 Teams?
After the victory over the Rams on Sunday the Seahawks are now sitting at 4-6. Currently there are 5 other teams that are sitting at 4-6. How does Seattle stack up against them? Let’s take a quick look:

Seahawks Blog | A hitter's dilemma | Seattle Times Newspaper
Three years ago Kam Chancellor's hit would have been heralded as the kind of play a safety is supposed to make. He separated receiver from the ball.

49ers, Ravens both built through draft - NFC West Blog - ESPN
Two of the NFL's more home-grown teams face one another when the San Francisco 49ers visit the Baltimore Ravens in Week 12. The 49ers had 36 of their own draft choices on their 53-man roster and injured reserve list heading into Week 11, according to the rosters I maintain for every team in the league. The 49ers' opponent Thursday, Baltimore, has 31 such players. Both teams rank among the NFL leaders in that category.