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Jan.
12th

Out-Fox-ed: As last Super Bowl foe fades, Seahawks roll on to NFC title game redux vs. Packers

OK, now that my home-state Buckeyes went to work on the Duckies … back to the issue at hand:

 

Just like that, the Denver Broncos go from the Super Bowl last year into a complete transition full of doubt.

Coach John Fox is out, as of Monday. Legend Peyton Manning may or may not be back for an 18th season at the age of 39 as a quarterback with a new coach. Complete transition and doubt in Denver.

It can happen that quickly.

The Seahawks (13-4) know to behold this run they are on. Eleven months after beating Manning’s

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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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Jan.
6th

Seahawks very familiar with NFC’s other playoff teams. So which one is their biggest threat?

The Seahawks are back on the practice field at team headquarters in Renton this afternoon, after noon-time press conferences with Pete Carroll and Richard Sherman. Offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell is scheduled to speak to the media following practice, one week after he interviewed with the Oakland Raiders for their head-coaching job.

The Seahawks are familar with what’s ahead.

But don’t say they are comfortable.

They are meeting the Carolina Panthers (8-8-1) for the fourth time in three seasons on Saturday night in an NFC divisional playoff at CenturyLink Field. Seattle has won all three of the previous meetings.

Seattle (12-4)

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Dec.
24th

Russell Wilson is the NFC’s offensive player of the week

The Seahawks will take this “alternate.”

A day after Russell Wilson was left off the Pro Bowl roster as an all-star alternate, the league this morning named Seattle’s quarterback as the NFC’s offensive player of the week. That was for him throwing for a regular-season career-high 339 yards and two touchdowns on 20 completions in 31 attempts and running for 88 yards and another score in the 35-6 dismantling of the Arizona Cardinals. In that game Wilson became the first NFL quarterback since Randall Cunningham in 1990 to have an 80-yard pass (to Luke Willson for a touchdown) and a

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Dec.
2nd

The rapid rise of Tony Moeaki; Pete Carroll won’t hint on Seahawks’ imminent roster addition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Look at tight end Tony Moeaki on this list of snap counts from the Seahawks’ win at San Francisco.

Less than a month ago the former rookie starter with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2010 was home, unsigned as a free agent living off an injury settlement Buffalo had given him after the Bills put him on injured reserve at the end of the summer. Now he is getting 63 percent of the snaps on the offense of the surging Super Bowl champions in a huge game at

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Nov.
24th

Pete Carroll: Marshawn Lynch’s back getting more attention, but just normal managing, wear

Marshawn Lynch has had to stay outside on the sidelines getting treatment during halftime in 10-degree wind chill at Kansas City because his low back was aching. He’s had to sit out two drives in the first half of yesterday’s game against Arizona in Seattle while spending some of the time next to the bench sitting on a stationary bike and not pedaling.

The last three weeks, the Seahawks’ star running back had to sit out practices on Wednesday and Thursday. The first week it was rest and a calf injury. The second

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Nov.
19th

Schedule that has battered Seahawks is now their only hope for the playoffs

This, on the surface, looks bad for the Seahawks. They have the toughest schedule over the final six weeks of the regular season not just of these NFC contenders but any team in the league.

But the same parity-driven league that gave Seattle its hellacious 2014 schedule befitting a Super Bowl champion is now giving the Seahawks the only postseason chance they have left.

Seattle (6-4) has already lost more games than it did all last season while winning it all. The Seahawks are three games behind the Arizona Cardinals (9-1) in the NFC West with six weeks remaining

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