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seattletimes.com Updated Jan 10, 2013
Seeing Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson throwing a block has been a common sight the past few games on read-option plays in the running attack.Share Tweet
Three games - including a matchup with the Seahawks on Sunday - stand between Gonzalez and a perfect climax to his record-filled career.Share TweetAge: 24; born March 30, 1988 Position: Cornerback Height, weight: 6 feet 3, 195 pounds College: Stanford High school: Dominguez (Compton...Share TweetPHOENIX (AP) A person with knowledge of the situation says Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Justin Upton has vetoed a trade to the Seattle Mariners.Share Tweet
Seahawks architect John Schneider is happy to stay in the backgroundJohn Schneider, the Seahawks' general manager, has worked hard to assemble a roster that is one win from the NFC Championship Game.Share Tweet
Countdown Daily: Seahawks predictionESPN's Tedy Brucshi and Herm Edwards differ in predicting a winner for the Seattle Seahawks' divisional playoff game at Atlanta. They offer thoughts in the video above. There's an 8-4 split favoring the Falcons among ESPN's analysts. My prediction appea…Share TweetRENTON -- Don't panic. Seriously. Not yet. But Marshawn Lynch didn't practice. Again. Foot injury. We'll check on that on Friday.Share Tweet
101ESPN St. Louis audio: Miklasz ShowBernie Miklasz and I couldn't shut up during our latest conversation on 101ESPN St. Louis. No surprise there. We wound up adding a second segment to continue discussing Seattle's victory over Washington in the wild-card round and the upcoming matchups i…Share Tweet
At the risk of taking Peyton's name in vainWhen the Seattle Seahawks were preparing to face San Francisco a few weeks ago, quarterback Russell Wilson stopped practice to correct a defensive back's alignment so the offense could get the precise look it was expecting from the 49ers that week. It r…Share Tweet
Russell Wilson on Seahawks mania: 'There's no time to sleep. There's an opportunity to be great.'Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson had his weekly meeting with reporters Thursday, and at one point he was asked if he had taken a moment yet to realize the mania this playoff run has spawned in the area. “Like I always say, there’s no time to sleep,Share Tweet2008-12 NFL FG Success Rates by Venue This is the most I can recall analyzing kicking situations heading into playoff games, but the additional attention is warranted under the circumstances. Here we go. Neither the San Francisco 49ers nor Seattle Seaha…Share TweetThe Seattle Seahawks might not be able to trust their defense if facing a close finish against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Seahawks D: Fourth Quarters Those following Seattle all season know the details. Others should consider the following while ana…Share Tweet
True-blue Hawks fans flying far to cheer for team in AtlantaSteve and Cheryl Lewis and plan to hop a red-eye flight Saturday night to get to Atlanta for Sunday's Seahawks game against the Falcons. They are among a group of fans willing to take on the hassle and expense of travel to be part of Seahawks' playoff h…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 10, 2013FOX gave Brian Billick a bump into the booth for one of this weekend’s playoff games, which means he’ll be in Atlanta to call the Falcons against the Seahawks on Sunday. On Thursday, though, he’ll be visiting with Mike Florio on PFT Live to discussShare TweetSeahawks’ Bruce Irvin grew from personal problems into a football starBy Danny O’Neil | The Seattle Times Defensive end Bruce Irvin gets his first start Sunday in the state where he grew up, but a place he didn’t play all that much football. On SundShare Tweet
Playoff IR lists with Clemons, Hauschka outThe Seattle Seahawks added defensive end Chris Clemons and kicker Steven Hauschka to their injured reserve lists this week. Rookie Bruce Irvin, the 15th overall choice in the draft, will start in Clemons' place. Recently signed veteran Ryan Longwell wil…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 10, 2013As intimidating a foe as the Seahawks might be, the Falcons’ biggest challenge this week will be playing against their own history. They’ve rolled up big win totals in the regular season (56 the last five seasons, only the Patriots with 60 have more),Share Tweet
Divisional Round Probabilities: Atlanta-Seattle Coin Toss Gamenytimes.com Jan 10, 2013The most evenly matched game of the divisional round of the playoffs will probably come down to a few plays, with Seattle holding a slight edge.Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 10, 2013The Jets are expanding their search for a new general manager, setting up interviews with Miami assistant GM Brian Gaine and Pittsburgh executive Omar Khan.Share Tweet
NFL32OT: The Pressure Is OnJan 10Episode 246: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss whether Colin Kaepernick can lead the 49ers past Green Bay. Steve Young breaks down the expectations for Matt Ryan in the playoffs. The NFL32 crew discuss the Seahawks-Falcons matchup.
Birds of Prey: Seahawks vs. FalconsJan 10Russell Wilson and "the Legion of Boom" travel down to Hotlanta to take on Matt Ryan and the Falcons in the divisional round. Get amped for this playoff matchup with this epic movie trailer.
Countdown Daily Prediction: Seahawks-FalconsJan 10The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Seattle at Atlanta
Can the Atlanta Falcons' wide receivers outplay the Seattle Seahawks' secondary?Jan 10Jamie Dukes and Charley Casserly join "Around the League" to debate who will win the battle between the Seattle Seahawks' defensive backs and the Atlanta Falcons' wide receivers.