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Double Coverage: Cardinals at Seahawks

Double Coverage: Cardinals at Seahawks

ESPN.com Updated Dec 20, 2013
Playoff standing is on the line for both the Arizona Cardinals and the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday at CenturyLink Field. The Seahawks (12-2) would clinch the NFC West title and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs if they get their 15th consecuti…
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  • Pro Football Focus previews Seahawks-Cardinals

    Pro Football Focus previews Seahawks-Cardinals

    seattletimes.com Dec 20, 2013
    Here is the weekly compilation of notes and links from Pro Football Focus: On the site this week: - Michael Bennett made the PFF Team of Week 15, while Russell Okung and Max Unger received honorable mentions. - Breno Giacomini was ‘dishonorably mentione…
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  • Seahawks defense prides itself on coming through in tough situa…

    Seahawks defense prides itself on coming through in tough situations

    seattletimes.com Dec 20, 2013
    When opponents start in Seattle’s end of the field, they generally are held out of the end zone.
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  • Richard Sherman: Earl Thomas for defensive player of the year

    Richard Sherman: Earl Thomas for defensive player of the year

    If Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman had a vote, the NFL’s defensive player of the year would be Seahawks safety Earl Thomas. “I would have to give it to Earl,” Sherman told Seahawks.com. “I think Earl is having a fantastic year. He’s flying around, t…
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  • What they said: Pete Carroll

    What they said: Pete Carroll

    seattletimes.com Dec 20, 2013
    Here's some of what Seahawks coach Pete Carroll had to say to the media following practice today: (On if there were any snow related absences on the team today…) “We made it, everybody made it in. We had a couple of slips and slides but everybody made i…
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  • Cards declare Palmer (ankle) game-time call

    Cards declare Palmer (ankle) game-time call

    ESPN.com Dec 20, 2013
    Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer will be a game-time decision Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks, coach Bruce Arians said.
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  • Seahawks guard J.R. Sweezy out with a concussion

    Seahawks guard J.R. Sweezy out with a concussion

    seattletimes.com ESPN.com Dec 20, 2013
    RENTON — Starting guard J.R. Sweezy will not play against the Cardinals this week because of a concussion, coach Pete Carroll said. Sweezy sustained the concussion during last week's game against the New York Giants. He practiced Wednesday before the Se…
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  • Rams experience reversal in records

    Rams experience reversal in records

    ESPN.com Dec 20, 2013
    EARTH CITY, Mo. – Although the St. Louis Rams came up short of a winning record and a shot at the postseason in 2012, they pointed to their performance in the difficult NFC West as progress. The Rams went 4-1-1 against the Seattle Seahawks, San Francisc…
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  • Friday links: The art of the play-action pass, and more

    Friday links: The art of the play-action pass, and more

    seattletimes.com Dec 20, 2013
    We’ll start the links with my story today examining Seattle’s use of the play-action pass. The story also includes a chart breaking down how much Seattle uses play-action — roughly 34 percent of all dropbacks, highest in the NFL. Also in our paper today…
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  • What exactly is the concussion protocol?

    What exactly is the concussion protocol?

    ESPN.com Dec 20, 2013
    TEMPE, Ariz. -- If what Larry Fitzgerald is saying is true, then he's one step away from being cleared to play Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks, which would be a week removed from him suffering a concussion during an onside kick in Tennessee. During …
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  • Morning Ram-blings: Getting physical

    Morning Ram-blings: Getting physical

    ESPN.com Dec 20, 2013
    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- There's a common trend developing when coaches outside of the NFC West are asked about playing teams in it. Be it the St. Louis Rams, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks or Arizona Cardinals, coaches around the league see one common…
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  • Seahawks promote wide receiver Bryan Walters from practice squa…

    Seahawks promote wide receiver Bryan Walters from practice squad

    profootballtalk.com Dec 20, 2013
    For the second time this season, the Seahawks have signed wideout Bryan Walters from their practice squad to their active roster. The Thursday signing of Walters, a fourth-year pro from Cornell, puts the Seahawks at the 53-player roster limit. The 26-ye…
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Arizona Cardinals vs. Seattle Seahawks 05:19

    'Playbook': Arizona Cardinals vs. Seattle Seahawks

    Dec 20
    Will the Seattle Seahawks remain unbeaten at home or can the Arizona Cardinals put a blemish on their record? "NFL Playbook" takes a closer look at this intriguing matchup.

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