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Steve Dykes


Percy Harvin is real and he's SPECTACULAR | Dave 'Softy' Mahler
Percy Harvin put on a Seahawks uniform for a game on Sunday for the first time. He may have only touched the ball two times, but they were a sight to see! First, his first catch as a Seahawk was a beautiful display of athleticism and concentration.

Minnesota Vikings vs. Seattle Seahawks - Recap - November 17, 2013 - ESPN
Every chance he got during the week, Percy Harvin got into Pete Carroll's ear and asked for a chance to not just make his awaited debut in Seattle, but do it both as a wide receiver and a kick returner. And every time Harvin pleaded, Carroll said no.

Percy Harvin hints at impact to come in Seattle Seahawks debut - NFL - Jim Trotter -
Percy Harvin's Seahawks debut got off to an inauspicious start. The speedy wideout, who missed the first 10 games while rehabbing from hip surgery, took only one snap on the Seahawks' first offensive series and didn't touch the ball. On their second series he also took only one snap and didn't touch the ball. And on their third series he took two snaps but, yet again, didn't touch the ball.

Seahawks give glimpse of offensive potential in win over Vikings - Nov. 17, 2013 | Seattle Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks scored 41 points Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings and QB Russell Wilson feels like they still haven't played their best football. "I believe, personally, that we haven't even started yet," Wilson said.

Instant reaction: Seahawks head into bye at 10-1 | Seahawks Draft Blog
This couldn’t have gone any better. The Seahawks won with added style points. Nobody got seriously injured. And there were just enough minor quibbles to avoid complacency going into the bye. There’s only one place to start tonight. Russell Wilson is a revelation.

Long return highlights Percy Harvin's Seahawks debut -
Like any great kickoff returner, Percy Harvin just needed an opening.

Less is more for Russell Wilson and the Seahawks -
Russell Wilson completed passes to eight different Seahawks on Sunday, threw for a pair of touchdowns and didn't have a single rushing yard in the first half.

Seahawks ride big plays to big win over the Vikings
All three phases made major contributions on Sunday, as the Seahawks ran their record to 10-1 with an impressive 41-20 victory over the Minnesota Vikings at CenturyLink Field.

Seattle Seahawks defense holds Adrian Peterson in check - ESPN
Quarterback Russell Wilson threw two touchdowns passes. Running back Marshawn Lynch had three scores -- two rushing and one receiving. And Percy Harvin had an impressive debut that included a 58-yard kickoff return.

Percy Harvin nags Pete Carroll to get in on a kickoff - ESPN
"But I kept drilling him and drilling him about it," Harvin said. "I had the guys upstairs in the [coaches] box yelling at him."

Locker Room Buzz: Seattle Seahawks - Seattle Seahawks Blog - ESPN
Observed in the locker room after the Seattle Seahawks' 41-20 victory over the Minnesota Vikings:

Rapid Reaction: Seattle Seahawks - Seattle Seahawks Blog - ESPN
A few thoughts on the Seattle Seahawks 41-20 victory against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday at CenturyLink Field:

The Percy Harvin hype is finally, spectacularly a reality | Jerry Brewer | The Seattle Times
Harvin played sparingly in the Seahawks’ 41-20 victory over Minnesota. It was only a sip of what he could do. Still, his talent left you laughing so hard that you spit out your drink.

Seahawks’ offensive line giving Russell Wilson more time to shine | Seahawks | The Seattle Times
With the offensive line getting healthier, Russell Wilson is playing much more effectively and showing flashes of the form he had late in the 2012 season.

Seahawks win battle of potent special-teams units vs. Vikings | Seahawks | The Seattle Times
The Seahawks entered Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings having allowed just 15 punt-return yards all season, by far the fewest in the NFL.

Seahawks are showing that much more is possible | Larry Stone | The Seattle Times
In Seattle’s collective mindset, greatness is not only attainable, but remains the goal that transcends all the victories and growing accolades.

Seahawks postgame notes | Seahawks Insider - The News Tribune
The Seahawks sent a franchise record with their 13th consecutive home win. The prior record was 12 (2004-06).

Wilson: ‘That 1-0 mentality is alive for us’ | Seahawks Insider - The News Tribune
Here’s what Russell Wilson had to say:

Harvin: ‘The plan was just for me to get out there and start getting in rhythm’ | Seahawks Insider - The News Tribune
Here’s what Percy Harvin had to say tonight.

Carroll: ‘We would like to keep playing’ | Seahawks Insider - The News Tribune
Here’s what Pete Carroll had to say:

Seahawks-Vikings postgame notes | - Seattle Sidelines
Cool moment that was much bigger than football: Receiver Doug Baldwin, who is part Filipino and has a lot of family still living in the Philippines, ran onto the field before the game carrying a Philippine flag. It's been an emotional week for Baldwin, who has watched from afar while the country was devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. Red Cross volunteers collected donations at Sunday's game, which the Paul Allen Foundation will match, and

Injuries you need to know after Week 11 -
Wes Welker of the Denver Broncos was among the walking wounded after Week 11. Find out the rest of the NFL's key injuries to keep an eye on from Sunday.

Niners' Ahmad Brooks: Maybe officials favored Saints -
"I didn't hit him with my hand or my helmet," Brooks said, via the San Francisco Chronicle. "I basically bear-hugged him. That's just how football is played. I think this s--- is bull----. Football, the way they call stuff these days, it's watered down. It ain't real no more."

Seahawks win 13th straight at home, beat Vikings 41-20 | - Sports
SEATTLE — Percy Harvin made an impact in his season debut, returning a kickoff 58 yards late in the first half to set up Russell Wilson's 19-...

NFP Sunday Blitz | National Football Post
Despite an underwhelming 2013 campaign, many NFL insiders still feel that Jadeveon Clowney is the top prospect in the 2014 draft.

2013 NFL Grades, Week 11: Time to trust the Eagles? -
2013 NFL Grades from Week 11 for every single team in the NFL.

By the numbers: Bengals' 31 second-quarter points a team record -
Here are some of the more impressive (and most unimpressive) numbers from Week 11.

Sorting the Sunday Pile: Big Ben sends message on trade rumors -
Sorting the Sunday Pile breaks down all the biggest storylines from the NFL week that was. This week Ben Roethlisberger sends a message.