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Ranking the wild-card teams' chances

Ranking the wild-card teams' chances

ESPN.com Updated Jan 2, 2013
Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic went through a fun exercise Wednesday when they ranked wild-card teams' chances for reaching the Super Bowl. Their ranking for the Seattle Seahawks might surprise some. I agreed with their thinking at just about every step.…
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  • Postseason opponents running a similar offense

    Postseason opponents running a similar offense

    seattletimes.com Jan 2, 2013
    Seahawks and Washington are the two most run-oriented teams in the NFL, each with a rookie QB and a big-yardage featured back.
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  • Browner, Seahawks face play-action threat

    Browner, Seahawks face play-action threat

    ESPN.com Jan 2, 2013
    The Seattle Seahawks' secondary is whole again now that cornerback Brandon Browner, a Pro Bowl choice one year ago, has returned from a four-game suspension in time for the team's wild-card playoff game against the Washington Redskins on Sunday. Play-Ac…
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  • Injury report: Marshawn Lynch only Seahawk who did not practice

    Injury report: Marshawn Lynch only Seahawk who did not practice

    seattletimes.com Jan 2, 2013
    Injury report: Marshawn Lynch only Seahawk who did not practice
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  • RGIII: “It’s not my job to try to compare me and Russell”

    RGIII: “It’s not my job to try to compare me and Russell”

    In his conference call today with the Seattle media, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was asked, naturally, about his counterpart with the Seahawks, Russell Wilson.  Both have proven to be great leaders as rookies in guiding their teams into the …
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  • Seahawks in "very good shape" from a personnel standp…

    Seahawks in "very good shape" from a personnel standpoint heading into playoffs

    seattletimes.com Jan 2, 2013
    Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said the team is “very fortunate right now” with regard to injuries heading into Sunday’s playoff game at Washington. Just about everyone was expected to be on the practice field late Wednesday afternoon - a full partic
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  • Guti's winter ball showing has Mariners excited

    Guti's winter ball showing has Mariners excited

    MLB.com Jan 2, 2013
    Franklin Gutierrez has wrapped up his Venezuelan Winter League season, and the Mariners will be thrilled if the center fielder can carry his success there over into Spring Training next month in Arizona.
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  • Seattle's Extra-Value Meal: The 2012 draft

    Seattle's Extra-Value Meal: The 2012 draft

    seattletimes.com Jan 2, 2013
    RENTON -- Washington's 2012 draft is going to define coach Mike Shanahan's tenure with the team. That was clear once he gave up a first-round pick in each of the next two years in addition to a 2012 second-round draft pick to move up four spots in the f…
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  • The Betting Public Killed Las Vegas Sportsbooks In The 2012 NFL…

    The Betting Public Killed Las Vegas Sportsbooks In The 2012 NFL Season

    deadspin.com Jan 2, 2013
    So the NFL did its ouroboros thing again this year. Lots of parity. Or so it would seem. But 2012 mostly just brought us a handful of excellent teams-Football Outsiders says three of the 12 best teams since 1991 (Seahawks, Broncos, and Patriots)-and s
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  • Kerry J. Byrne: Momentum means a lot in the playoffs, but who h…

    Kerry J. Byrne: Momentum means a lot in the playoffs, but who has it?

    CNNSI.com Jan 2, 2013
    The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks enter the 2012 postseason red hot and razor sharp. If momentum matters, they're heading for a collision course in New Orleans.
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  • Got My Mojo Working: No one is hotter than the Seahawks heading…

    Got My Mojo Working: No one is hotter than the Seahawks heading into t…

    CNNSI.com Jan 2, 2013
    No one is hotter than the Seahawks heading into the playoffs. Where does everyone else stand? Kerry J. Byrne breaks down each team's momentum before the postseason begins.
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  • Double Coverage: Seahawks-Redskins

    Double Coverage: Seahawks-Redskins

    ESPN.com Jan 2, 2013
    ESPN.com NFC East blogger Dan Graziano and NFC West blogger Mike Sando discuss this Sunday's playoff game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field, in Landover, Md. Sando: Well, Dan, we meet again. It wasn't all that long …
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  • N.F.L. Playoff Analysis From the Film Room

    N.F.L. Playoff Analysis From the Film Room

    nytimes.com Jan 2, 2013
    Among the wild-card matchups to savor this weekend: The Redskins' read-option meets the Seahawks' read-option, and Chuck Pagano faces his former team.
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  • Video - Is Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson a road warrior? 01:40

    Is Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson a road warrior?

    Jan 2
    Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is 8-0 at home this season, but has a 3-5 record away from CenturyLink Field. Can he win a playoff game on the road? Kurt Warner weighs in.
  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Brandon Browner Returns 01:35

    Blogger Blitz: Brandon Browner Returns

    Jan 2
    NFC West blogger Mike Sando talks about the pros and cons of Seattle cornerback Brandon Browner returning to the lineup
  • Video - Golden Tate on his rookie QB 03:30

    Golden Tate on his rookie QB

    Jan 2
    Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate discusses QB Russell Wilson's development and previews Sunday's NFC Wild Card Game against the Washington Redskins.
  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Seattle at Washington 01:04

    Blogger Blitz: Seattle at Washington

    Jan 2
    NFC East blogger Dan Graziano talks about this weekend's game in Washington between two rookie quarterbacks

Sports Columnists

  • Ray Lewis retires -- Ravens linebacker among five best defensive players e…

    Jan 2
    Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis won't be easily replaced by Baltimore or the NFL at large.