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Richard Sherman’s frustration at Packers avoiding him last time: “On scale of 1-10? 12″

For the first time in recorded history, Richard Sherman was quiet. He was inconsequential. A nonfactor.

That’s how Green Bay wanted it on Sept. 4 in Seattle. In the NFL’s opener, with every player, coach and fan in the league watching, the Packers had Aaron Rodgers drop back 36 times to pass.

Not one of those throws was in the direction of the Seahawks’ All-Pro cornerback.

A sign of respect? More like a source of chafing for a star far more used to being dominant and dynamic, not dormant.

Four months after the

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Kam Chancellor: “Yeah, I can get up there”; early primers on Seahawks-Packers for NFC title

Kam Chancellor prides himself on his basketball skills. He showed them Saturday night against Carolina when he astoundingly leaped completely over the field-goal snapper — twice.

–Seahawks coach Pete Carroll has his weekly Monday press conference at noon today. streams those live on its site. Our weekly Monday Seahawks chat will begin as usual at 1 p.m. today here on the blog.

–The story on Sunday’s NFC championship-game matchup, and the next-opponent info box I filed for today’s News Tribune:



12:05 p.m. Sunday, CenturyLink Field

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NFC title game: Packers said they were too tentative on offense the last time they came to Seattle

It’s Seahawks-Packers for a spot in the Super Bowl.

Green Bay’s rally from 21-13 down in the fourth quarter at home to beat Dallas 26-21 today in the other NFC divisional playoff game means the Seahawks will host the Packers for the NFC championship next Sunday at 12:05 p.m. Pacific Time.

“We’re going to crank it up,” Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said last night.

The second NFC title game in Seattle in as many Januarys is a rematch of the first game of the NFL season, Sept. 4 at CenturyLink Field. Seattle had a 17-10 lead at halftime and won

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Percy Harvin returns from “personal matters” as Seahawks begin full preparations for Green Bay


Cancel the civil-defense alarms. Bring back the search parties. Percy Harvin is back with the Seahawks.

I can hear your sighs of relief from here. They effectively erase the angst over Harvin being granted three days last week — including missing the exhibition finale last Thursday at Oakland — to deal with what coach Pete Carroll and the team said were “personal matters.”

I’m told those matters were indeed innocuous. That plus the fact he was zooming around the fields at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center again this morning during the team’s first practice of a regular-season game week

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