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Thanks to San Diego, Seahawks are mentally sharper for Broncos than they were a week ago

Talent is all over the NFL, of course. Every team has top players that are among the best in football.

The differences between teams are often within the mind.

That’s where the Seahawks may be better off now for Sunday’s Super Bowl rematch with the Denver Broncos than they were even a week ago.

It’s only the sixth game between Super Bowl foes in the following regular season, and the first in 16 years. The champions are 3-2 in the previous encores. And the Seahawks are far hungrier, far angrier, far more “serious,” to use their coach’s refrain all week, for

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Russell Wilson finds a place to “zero” his mind; Wes Welker’s return likely to put Seahawks’ Marcus Burley in spotlight

It might be the end of the tunnel that connects the Seahawks’ locker room to the field. It might be the platform behind and high above the south end zone, where the 12th Man flag gets raised before every Seahawks’ home game. Heck, it might be section 327, or any other random spot inside CenturyLink Field.

But there will be a point in Sunday’s Super Bowl rematch with the Broncos that Russell Wilson will find his favorite place in his home stadium, look at it, and reset mentally.

“For me, I try to

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Seahawks’ opener Thursday is the champs’ only home primetime game; “I’ll let you guys speculate those reasons”

Happy NFL Opening Eve.

The Seahawks are finishing a light walk-through practice this morning here in Renton. Green Bay’s practice will presumably be more extensive, given the Packers did not practice at all yesterday as part of coach Mike McCarthy’s new practice plan this season of keeping his players off the field two days before every game.

I mentioned this on Twitter yesterday — and got a couple angry retorts from Packers fans: The Seahawks under coach Pete Carroll are 7-0 in home, primetime games with an average margin of victory of 18 points. Cornerback Richard Sherman barely had his

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