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The facts: The Seattle Seahawks finished their season with a 12-6 record, including 1-1 in postseason, thanks to a 30-28 defeat at Atlanta in the divisional round. The upside: Even the worst defeats tend to feature a bright spot or two. Tight end Zach M…Share Tweet
Donte Whitner: 49ers didn’t understand “magnitude of the moment” last yearLast year’s trip to the NFC Championship Game was a new experience for many 49ers afters years of missing the playoffs in San Francisco. The 49ers are back in the game again this year safety Donte Whitner says that last year’s experience was educationShare TweetAaron Rodgers' withdrawal from the Pro Bowl moves Seattle Seahwaks rookie Russell Wilson one step closer to playing in the game. Wilson was the third alternate for the annual all-star game. Rodgers, Robert Griffin III and Matt Ryan were the three quarte…Share Tweet
Signs of life from 49ers' Vernon Davis?Tight end Vernon Davis loves playing for a winner after losing too frequently early in his career with the San Francisco 49ers. At age 28, Davis is mature enough to understand team success matters more than individual opportunities. The 49ers are one vi…Share TweetThe fact that Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley will interview with the Eagles for a second time on Tuesday coupled with pre-existing rumors that Bradley is the leading candidate for the job has created a sense that Bradley could soon be the te…Share TweetMike McCoy's expected hiring by the San Diego Chargers leaves the Arizona Cardinals ... where? There is no way to know the answer to that question. First, we do not know for sure what the Cardinals' plans are for naming a head coach. Second, we do not k…Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 15, 2013Jim isn't the only Harbaugh to have a bold late-season move pay off. In Baltimore, the switch to Jim Caldwell as OC has the once free-falling Ravens thriving, Don Banks writes.Share Tweet
PFT Live: Eagles talk with Tim McManus, Coaching CarouselSeahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley is the hot name in the Eagles coaching search at the moment and we’ll be talking about the Eagles on Tuesday’s edition of PFT Live. Tim McManus of 97.5 The Fanatic will join Mike Florio to talk about the procShare TweetCoach Mike Smith, quarterback Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons finally have that elusive playoff victory. One more home victory stands between them and the Super Bowl after Atlanta outlasted Seattle in the divisional round. The San Francisco 49ers, ove…Share Tweet49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is as competitive as anyone who has played or coached or even watched football. When he and his brother, John, were kids, the competitiveness manifested itself in the fact that Jim could throw a football over a large tree in th…Share TweetThe Cardinals feared losing defensive coordinator Ray Horton to a head-coaching job. After the two other head-coaching jobs for which Horton interviewed (Browns and Bills) went to other candidates, the Cardinals’ reportedly hatched a plan to keep HortShare TweetThe Seahawks started their offseason on Monday and coach Pete Carroll didn’t waste much time identifying an area where he wants to see the team improve next season. Carroll wants to juice up the pass rush before the start of the 2013 season. The SeahawkShare Tweet
49ers' Crabtree ascending among NFL's elite2012 Receiving, Weeks 13-19 The Atlanta Falcons' Roddy White is a four-time Pro Bowl choice at wide receiver. White's teammate, second-year wideout Julio Jones, is headed to the Pro Bowl this season. Those two give the Falcons arguably the best receivin…Share Tweet
Nearly every person in Seattle was watching SeahawksBigfoot, Ken Griffey Jr. and the ghost of Jimi Hendrix could have carried an NBA team back into Seattle Sunday, and there’s a very good chance no one would have noticed. Nearly 87 percent of all televisions that were on in the Seattle market were tunedShare Tweet
Falcons relief stems from rediscovered run gameThe Falcons have reason to feel relief, beyond finally getting the much-discussed playoff win. The fact they found their run game again gives them reason to believe they might get another one. For all the individual parts of Sunday’s comeback win over tShare TweetAround the NFC West: Jan. 15, 2013 A quick look around the NFC West coaching landscape: Arizona: The Cardinals are reportedly planning a second interview with Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy as the team searches for a new head coach. Som…Share TweetWhen Matt Flynn signed with the Seattle Seahawks last off-season, he knew he was going to have to compete for the team’s starting quarterback job. He didn’t expect to be competing with Russell Wilson. The Seahawks signed Flynn last March to a three-yeShare Tweet
Kurt Warner: 'You can play great defense and still get beat'Jan 15Kurt Warner joins "NFL Total Access" to discuss how San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick compares to other mobile quarterbacks in the NFL.
San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman on quarterback Colin Kaepernick: 'It's working out for us now.'Jan 15San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman talks about quarterback Colin Kaepernick's divisional performance and if head coach Jim Harbaugh has been vindicated by his quarterback's success.
NFL Live OT: QB Trust Besides BradyJan 15Jason Taylor and Jerry Rice discuss the quarterback they trust the most this weekend besides Tom Brady.
Will Underdog Role Help Falcons?Jan 15Jerry Rice, Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss the Falcons' being underdogs at home against the 49ers.