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Suspension over, Browner to start for Seahawks

Suspension over, Browner to start for Seahawks

CNNSI.com ESPN.com Updated Jan 4, 2013
Cornerback Brandon Browner is expected to start for the Seattle Seahawks in the playoff opener Sunday at Washington despite just returning this week from his four-game suspension.
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  • Kedric Golston says Richard Sherman is a “cheater”

    Kedric Golston says Richard Sherman is a “cheater”

    profootballtalk.com Jan 4, 2013
    As if there weren’t enough story lines to sustain Sunday’s game between the Seahawks and the Redskins, a new angle has been added on Friday, courtesy of Washington defensive lineman Kedric Golston. As linebacker Lorenzo Alexander was being asked wheth
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  • Tate still says he caught the ball

    Tate still says he caught the ball

    profootballtalk.com Jan 4, 2013
    The notorious “Fail Mary” play from the last game of Week Three didn’t help the Seahawks make it to the playoffs, but it did help the 49ers secure a bye week that otherwise would have gone to the Packers. As the postseason approaches, the man who wa
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  • Seahawks, Redskins remember dust-up before last season's game

    Seahawks, Redskins remember dust-up before last season's game

    Players had to be separated before Seattle and Washington played last season at CenturyLink Field.
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  • Seahawks' road playoff streak has reached eight games, 29 years

    Seahawks' road playoff streak has reached eight games, 29 years

    seattletimes.com Jan 4, 2013
    The Seahawks haven't won a road playoff game since the first one they played, Dec. 31, 1983, at Miami.
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  • Eagles set to interview Bruce Arians, Gus Bradley

    Eagles set to interview Bruce Arians, Gus Bradley

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Jan 4, 2013
    The Philadelphia Eagles will interview Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians and Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley for their coaching vacancy.
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  • Redskins activate Cedric Griffin after suspension

    Redskins activate Cedric Griffin after suspension

    profootballtalk.com Jan 4, 2013
    The Redskins will have cornerback Cedric Griffin back in the lineup when they face the Seahawks in Sunday’s playoff game. The team announced Friday that they removed Griffin from the exempt list he was on while serving a four-game suspension and placed
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  • Wild-Card Preview: Defense, not rookie quarterbacks, will decid…

    Wild-Card Preview: Defense, not rookie quarterbacks, will decide Seahawks-Redskins game

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Jan 4, 2013
    Unless you're firmly in Andrew Luck's corner when it comes to the NFL's Offensive Rookie of the Year nomination -- and there's certainly some weight to that argument -- the wild-card battle between the Washington Redskins and Seattle Seahawks presents p…
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  • Pete Carroll: 'We're about as healthy as we could get'

    Pete Carroll: 'We're about as healthy as we could get'

    seattletimes.com Jan 4, 2013
    RENTON - The Seahawks expect to have all 53 players on their active roster available for Sunday’s game as running back Marshawn Lynch and cornerback Jeremy Lane are each considered certain to be available. Lynch was limited on Wednesday with a sore ba
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  • PFT on NBC Sports Network: DeAngelo Hall, Wild Card weekend pre…

    PFT on NBC Sports Network: DeAngelo Hall, Wild Card weekend preview

    profootballtalk.com Jan 4, 2013
    The Redskins make their return to playoff action on Sunday and cornerback DeAngelo Hall will join Erik Kuselias to talk about the game against the Seahawks on Friday’s edition of Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network. Hall had an up-and-down regular s
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  • Joe Namath’s Wild-Card Picks: Texans, Ravens, Seahawks, Packers…

    Joe Namath’s Wild-Card Picks: Texans, Ravens, Seahawks, Packers advance

    yahoo.com Jan 4, 2013
    As he did last year for the playoffs, NFL Hall of Famer and New York Jets legend Joe Namath will join Yahoo! Sports and the Shutdown Corner Blog during the playoffs to break down the key games, players and moments each weekend. Make sure you like the Of…
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  • Marcus Trufant on his playoff touchdown against Washington five…

    Marcus Trufant on his playoff touchdown against Washington five years ago: 'That's ancient history.'

    seattletimes.com Jan 4, 2013
    *     *     * Sunday will mark Marcus Trufant‘s third career playoff game versus Washington. The two others? Jan. 14, 2006 - Seahawks 20, Washington 10 (divisional round) Jan. 5, 2008 - Seahawks 35, Washington 14 (wild-card round) In fact, o
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  • Position statement: Is Russell Wilson the best of this year’s r…

    Position statement: Is Russell Wilson the best of this year’s rookie quarterback class?

    yahoo.com Jan 4, 2013
    Even though he doesn't act like he has a chip on his shoulder, Seattle Seahawks rookie quarterback Russell Wilson will have the chance to prove he belonged in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft.  When Seattle faces Washington on Sunday in a NFC wil
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  • Mariners outright Mitchell to Triple-A Tacoma

    Mariners outright Mitchell to Triple-A Tacoma

    MLB.com Jan 4, 2013
    Right-handed pitcher D.J. Mitchell was outrighted to Triple-A Tacoma by the Mariners on Friday, remaining in the organization after being designated for assignment on Dec. 26 to make room on the 40-man roster for free-agent signee Raul Ibanez.
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  • Final Word: Seahawks at Redskins

    Final Word: Seahawks at Redskins

    ESPN.com Jan 4, 2013
    Five nuggets of knowledge about the Seattle Seahawks' wild-card playoff game against the Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field: Rookie showcase. Washington's Robert Griffin III (102.4) and Seattle's Russell Wilson (100.0) are the only qualifying …
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  • Sando's best guesses: Week 18 predictions

    Sando's best guesses: Week 18 predictions

    ESPN.com Jan 4, 2013
    A postseason featuring two NFC West participants has just about arrived. The San Francisco 49ers earned a bye in the wild-card round. The Seattle Seahawks are on the road. Let's get right to the prediction for this 18th week of the 2012 season: Seattle …
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  • Seahawks hope to contain Washington's other rookie star - runni…

    Seahawks hope to contain Washington's other rookie star - running back Alfred Morris

    seattletimes.com Jan 4, 2013
    Redskins rookie Alfred Morris, a sixth-round draft choice from Florida Atlantic, was second in the NFL in rushing this season.
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  • Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is happy to let his game d…

    Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is happy to let his game do the talking

    seattletimes.com Jan 4, 2013
    Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch doesn't reveal much of himself outside the locker room. But he's the heart of the Seattle offense.
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  • Video - NFL Kickoff OT: Wild Card Weekend 04:55

    NFL Kickoff OT: Wild Card Weekend

    Jan 4
    NFL Live OT previews this weekends' NFL playoff games.
  • Video - Sunday Wild-Card Preview 02:59

    Sunday Wild-Card Preview

    Jan 4
    Mark Schlereth and Tedy Bruschi preview Sunday's wild-card matchups between Indianapolis-Baltimore and Seattle-Washington.
  • Video - Jaworski's QB Big Board 02:25

    Jaworski's QB Big Board

    Jan 4
    Ron Jaworski ranks Peyton Manning the No. 1 quarterback in the NFL this season and reveals his rookie QB rankings.
  • Video - Who Wins Seahawks-Redskins? 09:02

    Who Wins Seahawks-Redskins?

    Jan 4
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate the winner of Saturday's playoff matchup between the Seahawks and Redskins.

Sports Columnists

  • Daquean Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent says

    Jan 4
    Free-agent shooting specialist Daquean Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
  • Daequan Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent says

    Jan 4
    Free-agent shooting specialist Daequan Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
  • Don Banks: Kansas City gets its man, but history says Reid may not win big

    Jan 4
    The Kansas City Chiefs on Friday completed their whirlwind pursuit of Andy Reid and hired him as their next head coach, making the big, bold headline move in large part because they were drawn by his long NFL track record and history of winning in Phila…
  • Peter King: Quarterback play crucial in uncertain Wild Card round

    Jan 4
    Minnesota cornerback Antoine Winfield and Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco are two of the major difference-makers on Wild Card weekend in this 93rd NFL season, if you accept these premises: