1. Seahawks' Pass Rush, Not Legion of Boom, the True X-Factor in Super Bowl XLVIII

    After the Seattle Seahawks ' disappointing loss to the Atlanta Falcons in the divisional round of the playoffs last year, head coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider knew they had work to do...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 7 months ago 12,793 reads 42 comments

  2. How Pete Carroll, Seahawks Saved Each Other and Built a Contender in the Process

    When head coach Pete Carroll left sunny Southern California for the Pacific Northwest in 2010, pundits from around the league wondered what his motives were...

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  3. Does Game Tape Back Up Richard Sherman's Claim to NFL's Best CB?

    Some people say shutdown cornerbacks don’t exist anymore. Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman would beg to differ. He has made the claim on numerous occasions that he is the NFL ’s best cornerback...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 7 months ago 29,843 reads 205 comments

  4. Tracing Seahawks' Path to Super Bowl XLVIII

    After an 11-5 regular-season finish and a playoff win over the Washington Redskins in 2012, experts from around the league agreed that the Seattle Seahawks would be a force to be reckoned with in 2013...

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  5. How Marshawn Lynch Evolved into an Elite NFL Running Back

    Coming out of high school, Marshawn Lynch was a highly touted 4-star recruit. In 2003, the folks at Scout.com had him ranked as the 16th-best running back in the nation...

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  6. Meet Doug Baldwin, the Unsung X-Factor of the Seattle Seahawks

    In 2011, wide receiver Doug Baldwin broke onto the scene for the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent. As a rookie, the 189-pound speedster tallied 51 receptions, 788 yards receiving and scored four touchdowns...

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  7. Is the Legion of Boom Built to Shut Down Peyton Manning's Passing Attack?

    With dynamic players and endless storylines, Super Bowl XLVIII is already shaping up to be one of the best Super Bowls in recent memory. Both teams were No...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 7 months ago 34,761 reads 403 comments

  8. Colin Kaepernick's Meltdown Must Become Learning Experience for 49ers QB

    Sunday night was shaping up to be the night where the San Francisco 49ers punched their second straight ticket to the Super Bowl...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 7 months ago 41,200 reads 335 comments

  9. Colin Kaepernick vs. Russell Wilson: Tale of the Tape for NFC Championship Game

    Two of the league’s brightest stars, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Seattle Seahawks signal-caller Russell Wilson , are set to do battle this Sunday in the NFC Championship Game...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 7 months ago 37,195 reads 130 comments

  10. Without Improved OL Play, Marshawn Lynch Won't Shine in NFC Championship Game

    Make no mistake about it, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has put together a career year. In 16 regular-season games, he amassed 1,257 yards rushing, averaged 4.2 yards a carry and scored 12 touchdowns...

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  11. 49ers' Front 7 Is Key for San Francisco to Earn 2nd Straight Super Bowl Berth

    Head coach Jim Harbaugh and the San Francisco 49ers are embarking on familiar territory this week. In addition to appearing in their third straight NFC Championship Game, the ...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 7 months ago 8,136 reads 25 comments

  12. 49ers vs. Seahawks: Who Has the Edge in Key Matchups?

    Over the last two years, the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers have formed one of the most bitter rivalries in the NFL . There is no love lost between these two teams. Head coaches Pete Carroll and Jim Harbaugh absolutely despise one another.

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 7 months ago 38,545 reads 334 comments

  13. Super Bowl Win or Bust for 49ers After 3rd Consecutive Trip to NFC Championship

    After a 23-10 win over the Carolina Panthers in the divisional round of the playoffs, the stage is now set for the San Francisco 49ers . Head coach Jim Harbaugh and co...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 7 months ago 17,948 reads 72 comments

  14. With Everything Set for Super Bowl Run, Seahawks Need Russell Wilson to Step Up

    After a late-game scare, thanks in large part to All-Pro quarterback Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints , the Seattle Seahawks are heading to their first NFC Championship Game since the 2005 season...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 7 months ago 33,308 reads 242 comments

  15. How the Seattle Seahawks Defense Can Hold Drew Brees in Check

    Whenever quarterback Drew Brees takes the field for the New Orleans Saints , Brees has an opportunity to lead his team to victory...

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  16. What Makes Jim Harbaugh Such a Successful Postseason Coach?

    When Mike Singletary was fired at the end of the 2010 season, after an 18-22 overall mark, the San Francisco 49ers were determined to hire Jim Harbaugh to turn around the once-proud franchise...

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  17. 49ers vs. Panthers: Who Has the Edge at Every Position?

    For the second time this season, the San Francisco 49ers will square off against the Carolina Panthers ...

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  18. Michael Crabtree Becoming the Weapon the 49ers Needed for a Playoff Run

    When wide receiver Michael Crabtree was sidelined with an Achilles injury early in the 2013 season, fans and media members alike agreed that third-year signal-caller Colin Kaepernick had taken a step back from his breakout campaign in 2012...

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  19. Breaking Down the Competitive Advantage of the Seahawks' Home-Field Advantage

    From start to finish, 2013 was the Seattle Seahawks ' year. They won a playoff game in early January over the Washington Redskins , they traded for an All-Pro wide receiver ( ...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 8 months ago 16,849 reads 112 comments

  20. San Francisco's Rushing Attack Will Determine the 49ers Fate Against the Packers

    Ever since head coach Jim Harbaugh took over in San Francisco, the 49ers have become one of the run-heaviest teams in the NFL . Over the course of 48 regular-season games, under his watch, they’ve run the ball 1,495 times...

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  21. 49ers vs. Packers: Who Has the Edge at Every Position?

    For the second time in as many years, the San Francisco 49ers will meet the Green Bay Packers in the playoffs...

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  22. Are the Seahawks Really as Dominant as Everyone Thinks?

    After last week’s loss to the Arizona Cardinals , at home, the masses were down on the Seattle Seahawks and their quest for their for first Vince Lombardi Trophy in franchise history...

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  23. The Biggest Pro Bowl Snub for Every NFC West Team

    It happens every year. Undeserving players at various positions are selected to the Pro Bowl , while deserving players are snubbed and left out in the cold. Unsurprisingly, the Pro Bowl has turned into a glorified popularity contest...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 8 months ago 27,120 reads 53 comments

  24. Should the Seattle Seahawks Shut Wide Receiver Percy Harvin Down for the Season?

    With one regular-season game left to play and the playoffs quickly approaching, the Seattle Seahawks face a dilemma. Head coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider have to make a decision on All-Pro wide receiver Percy Harvin ...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 8 months ago 24,954 reads 162 comments

  25. Cardinals Proving to Be Real Threat in NFC After Beating Seahawks in Seattle

    When general manager Steve Keim and reigning NFL Coach of the Year Bruce Arians were hired in January, pundits from around the league knew the Arizona Cardinals would be competitive on a weekly basis...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 8 months ago 2,958 reads 13 comments