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Category: Game coverage

Jan.
19th

Fan’s-eye view from end zone where Jermaine Kearse caught the pass to send Seattle to the Super Bowl

Reader Paul G. sent this video to me a friend shot from the lower bowl, east side of CenturyLink Field, what appears to be in or around section 214 — on the end zone where Jermaine Kearse made his winning touchdown catch. As Paul points out and you can hear, his buddy’s neighbors around his seat could sense the play to send Seattle to another Super Bowl was about to happen, with some “Yes! Yes!” calls as Kearse runs his post route on Green Bay’s Tramon Williams.

A cool, first-hand reaction shot to one of the biggest plays in the

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Jan.
19th

TNT’s weekly day-after Seahawks chat following wild NFC title game, look ahead to Super Bowl XLIX

Live Blog TNT weekly day-after Seahawks chat following wild NFC title game
 

Jan.
19th

Russell Wilson: “That’s the best game I’ve ever been in.” Yes, NFC title game had everything

That’s Russell Wilson, before he said when I asked him where this miraculous comeback in the final 2:09 and regulation to beat Green Bay 28-22 in overtime to win another NFC championship: “That’s the best game I’ve ever been in. I think it might be the best game in NFL history.”

I’ve covered Super Bowls, Rose Bowls, the World Series football national-championship games, NCAA basketball tournaments and the Olympics in the last 17 years. This Seahawks win ranks up there with being rinkside writing Canada’s amazing overtime win over the United States in the

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Jan.
18th

Winds supposed to calm some; SEA pass rush key to NFC title game; the pick

The Seahawks and Packers woke for NFC title game day to high winds around the Seattle area; some areas got gusts up to 40 and 50 mph. But a high-wind warning for Seattle and suburbs ended at 8 a.m., and those winds are supposed to calm somewhat to 16 miles per hour from kickoff at 12:05 p.m. through much of the game.

Even the local Puget Sound Energy folks are in Seahawks game mode while advising about interruptions of service overnight:

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Jan.
11th

How Kam Chancellor — “They call me Batman. Dark Knight” — got well

How wise does the Seahawks’ decision to sit Kam Chancellor for two games in November, home wins over the New York Giants and Oakland Raiders that the team felt it could get even with their Pro Bowl strong safety resting for this playoff run, look right now?

It made him, not self-proclaimed “Superman” Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, look like a Superhero last night. Click here to see all that Chancellor did.

“He can have his Superman. They call me ‘Batman,’” Chancellor said. “Dark Knight.”

Richard Sherman had another description for Chancellor.

“He’s a freakin’ monster,” Sherman said. “He damages people’s souls.

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Jan.
10th

One word aptly sums up what Russell Wilson was for Seahawks against Carolina: “Impeccable”

One word best describes Russell Wilson’s Saturday night in the NFC divisional playoffs against Carolina.

“Impeccable.”

That’s the word Pete Carroll used following Wilson completing 15 of 22 passes for 268 yards and three touchdowns — including 8 for 8 for 199 yards and all three scores on third downs — in the Seahawks’ 31-17 victory that puts them in the NFC championship game for the second consecutive January. His 149.2 passer rating was the fifth-highest in NFL postseason history.

“That’s as good as it can get,” Carroll said of his third-year

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Jan.
10th

Misty, foggy Seahawks-Panthers playoff game day in Seattle: Key matchups, and the pick

The Seahawks today are trying to become the first defending Super Bowl champion since the 2004 New England Patriots to win a playoff game in the following season. Kickoff is at 5:15 p.m. Pacific Time on Fox (Channel 13 in the Seattle-Tacoma area).

Reminder: Join colleagues Dave Boling and Kenny Via and me with Seahawks fans around the world for the live game chat from the press box at CenturyLink Field beginning around 4:45 p.m. PT here on the blog.

If you missed it (shame on you!), here’s Mike Wagner, safety on Pittsburgh’s “Steel Curtain” defenses that won four Super

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Dec.
30th

The Seahawks’ versatile, increasingly valuable Will Tukuafu: “He lays the wood”

The snap counts from the win over the Rams on Sunday show how much more 285-pound fullback Will Tukuafu played — on defense, too. He’s proving to be a find since the Seahawks signed him off waivers from San Francisco midseason. Coach Pete Carroll praised his uniqueness yesterday.

“It’s such a rare accomplishment for anybody for it to happen. You can’t remember guys that can do stuff like this,” Carroll said. “He’s really good at it; he does a nice job. His effect has been obvious from the beginning. A 285 pound fullback? That’s pretty cool. And he lays the

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