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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…Upvote Share Tweet
Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner returned from his four-game suspension and will play in Seattle's game at Washington on Sunday.Upvote Share TweetSeahawks 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 PROBABLUpvote Share TweetGriffin-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…Upvote Share TweetVisiting 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…Upvote Share Tweet
PFT on NBC Sports Network: Golden Tate, Duane BrownWe’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 theUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Jan 3, 2013Called 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Seahawks fans invited to send the team off at 2:30 p.m. FridayThe 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 inUpvote Share Tweet
Mayor McGinn, D.C. mayor bet on playoff game outcomeThe mayors of Seattle and Washington, D.C., have a bet on the outcome of Sunday's playoff game between Washington and the Seahawks.Upvote Share TweetDays 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Mariners invite slugger Jacobs to Spring TrainingMLB.com Updated Jan 3, 2013First 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.Upvote Share TweetThe 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 quarterbacksUpvote Share Tweet
Something's Gotta GiveCNNSI.com Updated Jan 3, 2013Rookie 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.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Jan 3, 2013Lee 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…Upvote Share TweetSeahawks coach Pete Carroll went to San Francisco instead of Mike Shanahan's Denver Broncos in 1995 and has never regretted it.Upvote Share Tweet
Seahawks back to full strength entering playoffsAfter 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 thatUpvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: A Tough Task AheadJan 3Episode 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.
Cold Hard FactsJan 3Mark Schlereth shares which teams he believes are poised to win on Wild-Card Weekend.
How they got here: Seattle SeahawksJan 3Find out how Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks fought through the 2012 season to land in the playoffs.
'3:10 to D.C.': Seattle Seahawks vs. Washington RedskinsJan 3Two 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.
Weekend Dime -- Mark Cuban's anniversaryJan 3As 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 RoundJan 3With 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 sayJan 3In 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 previewsJan 3One-minute drill: Peter King's team-by-team playoff previews