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Jim Trotter: With poise beyond his years, Wilson leads Seahawks…

Jim Trotter: With poise beyond his years, Wilson leads Seahawks into playoffs

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 3, 2013
RENTON, Wash. -- Seahawks rookie Russell Wilson was among the league's most productive quarterbacks over the final nine weeks of the season, throwing for 18 touchdowns, rushing for four others, posting a passer rating in excess of 104.0 on seven occasio…
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  • Brandon Browner returns to his spot in Seahawks secondary

    Brandon Browner returns to his spot in Seahawks secondary

    Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner returned from his four-game suspension and will play in Seattle's game at Washington on Sunday.
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  • Injury report: Marshawn Lynch back to practice

    Injury report: Marshawn Lynch back to practice

    Seahawks injury report Wednesday Thursday Friday OUT OUT OUT   Did not practice Did not practice DOUBTFUL   Limited in practice Limited in practice QUESTIONABLE RB Marshawn Lynch (Back) CB Jeremy Lane (Knee) Full participation Full participation PROBABL
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  • A much closer look at Russell Wilson, RG III

    A much closer look at Russell Wilson, RG III

    Griffin-Wilson Since Week 8: 3rd Down Brock Huard reached out Thursday for a little Seattle Seahawks-Washington Redskins pregame chat. The ESPN analyst and 710 ESPN Seattle host wanted to know where Seattle's Russell Wilson and Washington's Robert Griff…
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  • Washington CB on Seattle: 'They don't like us and we don't like…

    Washington CB on Seattle: 'They don't like us and we don't like them'

    seattletimes.com Jan 3, 2013
    Visiting team provides motivation in commotion before the gameBy Josh Mayers | The Seattle Times, Nov. 27, 2011 "I can remember going up there last year and almost fighting at the coin toss so they don't like us and we don't like them. It's going t…
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  • PFT on NBC Sports Network: Golden Tate, Duane Brown

    PFT on NBC Sports Network: Golden Tate, Duane Brown

    profootballtalk.com Jan 3, 2013
    We’re getting closer to the start of the playoffs and Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network has a couple of players from teams playing this weekend lined up for interviews on Thursday’s episode. Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate was involved in the
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  • Called runs: Seahawks, Redskins up there

    Called runs: Seahawks, Redskins up there

    ESPN.com Jan 3, 2013
    Called Run Pct., 1st/2nd Down The Washington Redskins and Seattle Seahawks like to run the football. Their running backs and quarterbacks are threats to run through any defense. The numbers for Washington's Alfred Morris and Seattle's Marshawn Lynch tel…
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  • Seahawks fans invited to send the team off at 2:30 p.m. Friday

    Seahawks fans invited to send the team off at 2:30 p.m. Friday

    seattletimes.com Jan 3, 2013
    The Seahawks will have a number of promotions going on Friday in advance of Sunday’s playoff game at Washington. One of those is an organized sendoff at 2:30 p.m. at South 188th Street in SeaTac near Valley Ridge Park. Here are a few others, as noted in
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  • Mayor McGinn, D.C. mayor bet on playoff game outcome

    Mayor McGinn, D.C. mayor bet on playoff game outcome

    seattletimes.com Jan 3, 2013
    The mayors of Seattle and Washington, D.C., have a bet on the outcome of Sunday's playoff game between Washington and the Seahawks.
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  • Russell Wilson, Luke Kuechly are the NFL rookies of the month

    Russell Wilson, Luke Kuechly are the NFL rookies of the month

    profootballtalk.com Jan 3, 2013
    Days after they were named the PFT offensive and defensive rookies of the year, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly have received a couple of less prestigious awards. The NFL has announced that Wilson and Kuechly are…
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  • Mariners invite slugger Jacobs to Spring Training

    Mariners invite slugger Jacobs to Spring Training

    MLB.com Jan 3, 2013
    First baseman Mike Jacobs, a seven-year Major League veteran who hit 32 home runs for the Marlins in 2008, has signed a Minor League contract with the Mariners with an invitation to Spring Training.
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  • London Fletcher named NFC defensive player of the month

    London Fletcher named NFC defensive player of the month

    profootballtalk.com Jan 3, 2013
    The Redskins are riding a seven-game winning streak into Sunday’s game against the Seahawks and one of the biggest reasons for their turnaround after a 3-6 start has been the improved play of the defense. They forced 15 turnovers and sacked quarterbacks
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  • Something's Gotta Give

    Something's Gotta Give

    CNNSI.com Jan 3, 2013
    Rookie QBs reviving non-playoff teams aren't the only thing the Redskins and Seahawks have in common, but who continues deeper into January? Peter King has the answer.
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  • Optional reading for Seahawks-Redskins

    Optional reading for Seahawks-Redskins

    ESPN.com Jan 3, 2013
    Lee Singer of ESPN Stats & Information put together the following preview for the Seattle Seahawks' and Washington Redskins' wild-card playoff game: When the Seahawks and Redskins meet Sunday, two of the most rush-heavy offenses in the NFL will squa…
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  • How Pete Carroll picking the 49ers over Mike Shanahan's Broncos…

    How Pete Carroll picking the 49ers over Mike Shanahan's Broncos reshaped his career

    seattletimes.com Jan 3, 2013
    Seahawks coach Pete Carroll went to San Francisco instead of Mike Shanahan's Denver Broncos in 1995 and has never regretted it.
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  • Seahawks back to full strength entering playoffs

    Seahawks back to full strength entering playoffs

    profootballtalk.com Jan 3, 2013
    After 16 regular season games the Seattle Seahawks enter the playoffs with just about as healthy a roster as possible. Running back Marshawn Lynch was the only player listed on Seattle’s injury report on Wednesday. He was limited with a back injury that
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  • Video - NFL32OT: A Tough Task Ahead 03:10

    NFL32OT: A Tough Task Ahead

    Jan 3
    Episode 242: Chris Mortensen discusses which rookie quarterback will have a tougher task this postseason. Merril Hoge makes his pick for MVP. The NFL32 crew discuss Adrian Peterson's desire to play on special teams.
  • Video - Cold Hard Facts 02:04

    Cold Hard Facts

    Jan 3
    Mark Schlereth shares which teams he believes are poised to win on Wild-Card Weekend.
  • Video - How they got here: Seattle Seahawks 02:28

    How they got here: Seattle Seahawks

    Jan 3
    Find out how Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks fought through the 2012 season to land in the playoffs.
  • Video - '3:10 to D.C.': Seattle Seahawks vs. Washington Redskins 02:05

    '3:10 to D.C.': Seattle Seahawks vs. Washington Redskins

    Jan 3
    Two players. Two different destinies. One goal. Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson square off in their first playoff game this Sunday. Check out our theatrical trailer. All aboard on the 3-10 to D.C.

Sports Columnists

  • Weekend Dime -- Mark Cuban's anniversary

    Jan 3
    As Mark Cuban celebrates his 13th anniversary as Mavericks owner, the team struggles to find a future.
  • 2012 NFL playoffs -- John Clayton's First and Goal: Wild-Card Round

    Jan 3
    With the Ravens' wild-card game possibly being Ray Lewis' last at home, emotions will run high in Baltimore, John Clayton writes.
  • Mike James to sign with Texas Legends of D-League, sources say

    Jan 3
    In an attempt to convince the Dallas Mavericks that he can help them, veteran point guard Mike James is joining the D-League's Texas Legends in time for Saturday's game against Tulsa, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.
  • One-minute drill: Peter King's team-by-team playoff previews

    Jan 3
    One-minute drill: Peter King's team-by-team playoff previews