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NFC West Watch: Seahawks a game closer to 49ers

NFC West Watch: Seahawks a game closer to 49ers

seattletimes.com Updated Dec 2, 2012
A week ago, the Seahawks' loss at Miami seemed so crippling to Seattle's chances at winning the NFC West that many Seahawks fans rooted for the 49ers to beat New Orleans to help the Seahawks' position for a wild-card berth.Seattle's victory at Chicago c…
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  • Revisiting the 'Keys to the Game' for Seahawks at Bears

    Revisiting the 'Keys to the Game' for Seahawks at Bears

    seattletimes.com Dec 2, 2012
    So how did the perceived keys to Sunday's game in Chicago actually pan out? We start by resurrecting Saturday's forecast, and then breaking down how those factors panned out: Keys to Seahawks victory 1. Stop Chicago's running game.Scouting report: Seatt…
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  • Seahawks defense in fourth quarter still a major concern

    Seahawks defense in fourth quarter still a major concern

    seattletimes.com Dec 2, 2012
    Bears getting field goal to force overtime 'never should have happened'
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  • Russell Wilson saves the day for Seahawks - twice

    Russell Wilson saves the day for Seahawks - twice

    Rookie quarterback has his best performance yet, and at just the right time
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  • Seahawks know they have the quarterback

    Seahawks know they have the quarterback

    CHICAGO -- Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson had much to say Sunday about his coaches, teammates and even what he termed a "spectacular" Chicago Bears defense. Everyone else was talking about him. There was so much to say after Wilso…
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  • Sidney Rice not diagnosed with concussion, yet

    Sidney Rice not diagnosed with concussion, yet

    Seahawks receiver Sidney Rice won Sunday’s game for his team, catching a pass near the Chicago end zone before crossing the plane for a touchdown. But as he fell to the end zone, he took a hard shot to the head, and he appeared to be unconscious or clos
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  • Urlacher among several Bears unable to finish

    Urlacher among several Bears unable to finish

    ESPN.com Dec 2, 2012
    Health continues to be a issue for the Bears who lost four starters due to injuries over the course of their 23-17 overtime loss to the Seahawks on Sunday.
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  • Browner, Sherman are expected to be available next week

    Browner, Sherman are expected to be available next week

    profootballtalk.com Dec 2, 2012
    The good news for the Seahawks?  Per a source with knowledge of the situation, they’re expected to have cornerbacks Brandon Browner and Richard Sherman (pictured) available for next week’s visit from the Cardinals. The not-as-good news?  They don’
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  • Megatron Makes It Look Easy: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    Megatron Makes It Look Easy: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Dec 2, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the silky-smooth Calvin Johnson to Mark Sanchez getting his hopes up. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »
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  • Bears WR Earl Bennett is turned upside down on touchdown catch …

    Bears WR Earl Bennett is turned upside down on touchdown catch (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Dec 2, 2012
    During the lead-up to the Chicago Bears loss to the Seattle Seahawks, Bears receiver Earl Bennett was asked about his decreased production. Since Brandon Marshall joined the Bears in the off-season, Bennett hasn't been targeted as often. "It's goin…
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  • Bears-Seahawks going to overtime

    Bears-Seahawks going to overtime

    profootballtalk.com Dec 2, 2012
    Despite a 97-yard touchdown drive by Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, the Seahawks missed out on a road win because of their defense. The Bears just tied the game and sent it into overtime with a 46-yard field goal as time expired, making it 17-17. …
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  • DT Red Bryant active for the Seahawks

    DT Red Bryant active for the Seahawks

    seattletimes.com Dec 2, 2012
    Seattle entered the game with three starters who were questionable. Only will miss the game: LB Leroy Hill.
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  • Mariners figure to be busy at Winter Meetings

    Mariners figure to be busy at Winter Meetings

    MLB.com Dec 2, 2012
    Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik figures to be in the middle of much of the conversation, as Seattle's baseball brass explores potential trades and free-agent acquisitions to upgrade a young roster looking to compete in the tough American League…
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  • Countdown Live: Seahawks-Bears

    Countdown Live: Seahawks-Bears

    ESPN.com Dec 2, 2012
    Join our ESPN.com NFL experts for the NFC clash between the Seattle Seahawks and the Chicago Bears. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 1 p.m. ET. See you there. Countdown Live: Seahawks-Bears
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  • Video - Sunday Breakdown: Week 13 03:08

    Sunday Breakdown: Week 13

    Dec 2
    Jorge Andres and Eric Allen break down how rookie quarterbacks Andrew Luck and Russell Wilson both lead their teams to exciting victories
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Seahawks-Bears 02:07

    Sunday Blitz: Seahawks-Bears

    Dec 2
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Seahawks 23-17 win over the Bears
  • Video - Seahawks postgame press conference 07:13

    Seahawks postgame press conference

    Dec 2
    Seahawks react following game with Bears
  • Video - Seahawks Stun Bears In OT 00:38

    Seahawks Stun Bears In OT

    Dec 2
    Russell Wilson connected with Sidney Rice on a 13-yard touchdown pass in overtime to lead the Seahawks over the Bears 23-17.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Backs against wall, Batch, Steelers prove they're not quite don…

    Dec 2
    BALTIMORE -- We probably should have seen this one coming. The aging Charlie Batch has looked like he was on his last legs for years now. Just like the aging Pittsburgh Steelers. But they both refuse to go away. At least quietly.
  • Orlando Magic defeat Dwight Howard's Lakers

    Dec 2
    The Magic turned the tables on Dwight Howard and were able to get a victory at Staples center.
  • Don Banks: Surprisingly, the race is on in NFC West, North; more Snaps

    Dec 2
    BALTIMORE -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a tragedy-marred Week 13 in the NFL, but one that treated us to multiple fantastic finishes...