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Tuesday Round-Up: Reaction to Seahawks 34-7 win over the New Orleans Saints

Posted Dec 3, 2013

A morning link round-up of what's "out there" about your Seattle Seahawks

Good morning, 12th Man.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Tuesday, December 3 - about your Seattle Seahawks, one day after their dominating 34-7 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Monday Night Football at CenturyLink Field:

Terry Blount of ESPN.com says the Seahawks cemented themselves as the best of the best in Monday's win over the Saints. Blount also shares some of his rapid reaction, noting Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has moved ahead of Saints quarterback Drew Brees in the race for NFL MVP.

Doug Farrar of SI.com highlights all of Monday's action in his game recap, noting Saints quarterback Drew Brees' day was difficult from the get-go thanks to the Seahawks pass rush.

Jim Trotter of SI.com says confidence is the Seahawks' greatest strength.

Peter King of SI.com came away very impressed with the Seahawks' all-around depth.

ESPN Stats & Information looks at some of the statistical keys to victory for the Seahawks.

Chris Wesseling of NFL.com has what we learned from Monday's Seahawks win over the Saints, saying quarterback Russell Wilson has emerged as the clear-cut NFL MVP competition for Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning.

Dan Hanzus of NFL.com says the Seahawks are in the NFC driver's seat after last night's win against the Saints.

Will Brinson of CBSSports.com offers up eight observations following Monday's Seahawks win over the Saints.

Michael David Smith of ProFootballTalk.com says the Seahawks took control of the NFC with last night's win.

Danny O'Neil of 710Sports.com outlines the importance of the Seahawks statement win over the team that had the second-best record in the NFC. O'Neil also names quarterback Russell Wilson his player of the game in his game in review.

John Boyle of the Everett Herald says the Seahawks did not lose a bit of their momentum over the bye week. Boyle also explores how the Seahawks were able to open up the passing game against the Saints' stout secondary.

Dave Boling of the Tacoma News Tribune says after Monday night's win over the Saints the Seahawks left no doubt that they are Super Bowl contenders.

John McGrath of the Tacoma News Tribune says the Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson proved they are the NFL's best.

Todd Dybas of the Tacoma News Tribune recaps Monday's win over the Saints, noting the Seahawks' ability to shutdown Drew Brees.

Don Ruiz of the Tacoma News Tribune says the Saints give credit to the Seahawks for the way they played on Monday night.

Jerry Brewer of the Seattle Times says the Seahawks put the rest of the NFC on notice on Monday night that the road to the Super Bowl goes through Seattle.

Jayson Jenks of the Seattle Times notes the impressive play of backup cornerbacks Byron Maxwell and Jeremy Lane.

Art Thiel of SportsPressNW.com reacts following the Seahawks beatdown of the Saints, noting offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell and defensive coordinator Dan Quinn were given game balls for their game plans.

After his 310-yard, 3 TD performance, quarterback Russell Wilson is up against Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for Air Player of Week 13.

For some off the field fun, ESPN's Rick Reilly meets Seahawks superfan Kalee Buetow in this short video. Buetow, the three-year-old wiz-kid who can rally off the majority of Seattle's roster, puts on quite the show for Reilly and Seahawks players and coaches at Virginia Mason Athletic Center.

Here at Seahawks.com, we recap the 12th Man's retaking of the Guinness World Record for loudest crowd roar.

Digital Media Reporter Clare Farnsworth has his game story from Monday night's playoff-clinching win and names the entire Seahawks defense his players of the game.

And our team photographers share several snaps from all of Monday night's action at CenturyLink Field.

Did I miss anything you think is worthy of inclusion? Let me know on Twitter @TonyDrovetto