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Russell Wilson isn't afraid to throw a block when needed | Seah…

Russell Wilson isn't afraid to throw a block when needed | Seahawks notebook

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.
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  • For Tony Gonzalez, each Sunday could end a brilliant career

    For Tony Gonzalez, each Sunday could end a brilliant career

    seattletimes.com Jan 10, 2013
    Three games - including a matchup with the Seahawks on Sunday - stand between Gonzalez and a perfect climax to his record-filled career.
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  • Seahawks bios: Richard Sherman

    Seahawks bios: Richard Sherman

    Age: 24; born March 30, 1988 Position: Cornerback Height, weight: 6 feet 3, 195 pounds College: Stanford High school: Dominguez (Compton...
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  • Justin Upton rejects possible trade to Mariners

    Justin Upton rejects possible trade to Mariners

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 10, 2013
    PHOENIX (AP) A person with knowledge of the situation says Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Justin Upton has vetoed a trade to the Seattle Mariners.
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  • Seahawks architect John Schneider is happy to stay in the backg…

    Seahawks architect John Schneider is happy to stay in the background

    seattletimes.com Jan 10, 2013
    John Schneider, the Seahawks' general manager, has worked hard to assemble a roster that is one win from the NFC Championship Game.
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  • Countdown Daily: Seahawks prediction

    Countdown Daily: Seahawks prediction

    ESPN.com Jan 10, 2013
    ESPN'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…
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  • RB Marshawn Lynch sits out practice again

    RB Marshawn Lynch sits out practice again

    seattletimes.com Jan 10, 2013
    RENTON -- Don't panic. Seriously. Not yet. But Marshawn Lynch didn't practice. Again. Foot injury. We'll check on that on Friday.
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  • 101ESPN St. Louis audio: Miklasz Show

    101ESPN St. Louis audio: Miklasz Show

    ESPN.com Jan 10, 2013
    Bernie 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…
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  • At the risk of taking Peyton's name in vain

    At the risk of taking Peyton's name in vain

    ESPN.com Jan 10, 2013
    When 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…
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  • Russell Wilson on Seahawks mania: 'There's no time to sleep. Th…

    Russell Wilson on Seahawks mania: 'There's no time to sleep. There's an opportunity to be great.'

    seattletimes.com Jan 10, 2013
    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,
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  • NFC West dissertation on Akers, Longwell

    NFC West dissertation on Akers, Longwell

    ESPN.com Jan 10, 2013
    2008-12 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…
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  • Can Seahawks trust defense in late going?

    Can Seahawks trust defense in late going?

    ESPN.com Jan 10, 2013
    The 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…
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  • True-blue Hawks fans flying far to cheer for team in Atlanta

    True-blue Hawks fans flying far to cheer for team in Atlanta

    seattletimes.com Jan 10, 2013
    Steve 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…
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  • PFT Live: Brian Billick, Divisional Round picks

    PFT Live: Brian Billick, Divisional Round picks

    profootballtalk.com Jan 10, 2013
    FOX 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 discuss
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  • Bruce Irvin's opportunity

    Bruce Irvin's opportunity

    seattletimes.com Jan 10, 2013
    Seahawks’ 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 Sund
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  • Playoff IR lists with Clemons, Hauschka out

    Playoff IR lists with Clemons, Hauschka out

    ESPN.com Jan 10, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Pressure’s on Matt Ryan, but he’s handling it well

    Pressure’s on Matt Ryan, but he’s handling it well

    profootballtalk.com Jan 10, 2013
    As 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),
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  • Divisional Round Probabilities: Atlanta-Seattle Coin Toss Game

    Divisional Round Probabilities: Atlanta-Seattle Coin Toss Game

    nytimes.com Jan 10, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Jets' GM search to include Gaine, Khan

    Jets' GM search to include Gaine, Khan

    CNNSI.com Jan 10, 2013
    The Jets are expanding their search for a new general manager, setting up interviews with Miami assistant GM Brian Gaine and Pittsburgh executive Omar Khan.
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  • Video - NFL32OT: The Pressure Is On 03:02

    NFL32OT: The Pressure Is On

    Jan 10
    Episode 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.
  • Video - Birds of Prey: Seahawks vs. Falcons 01:40

    Birds of Prey: Seahawks vs. Falcons

    Jan 10
    Russell 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.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Seahawks-Falcons 01:02

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Seahawks-Falcons

    Jan 10
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Seattle at Atlanta
  • Video - Can the Atlanta Falcons' wide receivers outplay the Seattle Seahawks' secondary? 01:41

    Can the Atlanta Falcons' wide receivers outplay the Seattle Seahawks' secondary?

    Jan 10
    Jamie 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.

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    Jan 10
    Six quarterbacks have divvied up the past nine Super Bowl wins. Will we see a fresh face this year?
  • Peter King: NFL Playoffs Divisional Round Picks

    Jan 10
    Peter King: NFL Playoffs Divisional Round Picks
  • Greg Oden, former No. 1 overall pick, plans to resume playing career - sou…

    Jan 10
    Former No. 1 overall pick Greg Oden has decided to resume
  • Adande: NBA basketball might return to Seattle

    Jan 10
    What would we miss about the Sacramento Kings? What does it mean for Seattle?