Morning links: Rice out for the year; interesting Lynch video

Tuesday was a day of bad news for the Seahawks, who found out they’ll be without Sidney Rice for the rest of the year. Here’s my story on the injury and what it means for the Seahawks’ and Rice’s future.

John McGrath of the News Tribune wonders why the Seahawks aren’t unleashing the Beast.

And speaking of Marshawn Lynch, if you’ve got 12 minutes to spare, be sure to watch this ESPN E60 piece on Lynch. For better or worse, Lynch pretty much never talks to the local media anymore, so this is a rare glimpse into one of Seattle’s most important players.

Jayson Jenks of the Seattle Times looks at Seattle’s offensive struggles.

Danny O’Neil of 710 ESPN Seattle looks at three things we learned and three things we’re still trying to figure out after Monday’s game.

NFL.com has quick midseason reviews for every NFC team, saying Seattle’s D is legit, but that the offensive line is a big problem.

Seahawks.com’s Clare Farnsworth calls Earl Thomas the team’s midseason MVP, which is pretty tough to argue with given the way Thomas is playing in his fourth season.

ESPN.com’s Terry Blount takes his weekly look at the play of Russell Wilson, noting that Wilson kept his composure despite taking a beating.

NFL.com has its midseason quarterback ratings, putting Russell Wilson at No. 7.

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