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Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Gameday

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Gameday, baby.

Browner was under suspension when he signed with Seattle | ProFootballTalk
There’s yet another strange wrinkle to one of the strangest NFL stories of the year.

Seahawks-Saints could be a shootout on Monday night | - Sports
So many times over the past two seasons, the Seattle Seahawks have leaned on one of the NFL's best defenses when the offense hasn't been in sync.

Seahawks' Percy Harvin unlikely to face New Orleans Saints | Seattle Seahawks | The News Tribune
The Seahawks continue to stop and start with wide receiver Percy Harvin.

RENTON: Dave Boling: Will the next Richard Sherman please take a step forward | Seattle Seahawks
Of the several Seahawks likely to emerge from the shadows of the depth chart, safety Earl Thomas raised a good point: “Nobody knew about Richard Sherman until he got his opportunity.”

In battle for NFC supremacy, Seahawks’ plan staying the same | Seahawks | The Seattle Times
There’s higher stakes in Seattle’s matchup with New Orleans on Monday night, but Pete Carroll insists there will be nothing different about his team’s approach.

Russell Wilson finally gets to face the quarterback he has looked up to | Larry Stone | The Seattle Times
Since he was a preteen, Wilson has studied Drew Brees’ poise and play. On Monday, he finally gets a chance to square off against the Saints QB.

Wilson Eager To Face Brees On MNF - ESPN Video - ESPN
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson talks about his preparation, self-evaluation and admiration for Saints QB Drew Brees.

Pete Carroll Sunday Conversation - ESPN Video - ESPN
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll sits down with Jon Gruden to talk about Russell Wilson's ability to come back in games and matching up against the Saints.

Focus on: Percy Harvin
After making a splash in his debut for the Seahawks during the pre-bye week victory over the Vikings, Percy Harvin is listed as doubtful for Monday night’s game against the Saints because of soreness in his surgically repaired hip.

Saturday in Hawkville: Pete Carroll sees no pratfalls in potential distractions
The Seahawks will enter Monday night’s big matchup against the Saints with their third option at right cornerback. But coach Pete Carroll is not allowing that to detract from the task at hand.

Is it time to shut down Percy Harvin? | Seahawks Draft Blog
Just when you thought it was safe to get excited. Percy Harvin teased Seahawks fans with his brilliance against Minnesota. A one handed grab. A great kick return.

Questions continue with 2013 quarterback class | Seahawks Draft Blog
This is going to be one of the toughest groups to work out. At various points this season all of the ‘big names’ have looked the part. They’ve also shown worrying trends and suffered dips in form.

2014 NFL Draft: Pass rushers, including Clowney, steal spotlight -
If Saturday night was the final game in Columbia for South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney and Kelcy Quarles, they certainly went out strong. Not to be out-done, however, was the Tigers' speed rusher Vic Beasley. All three are thought likely to be heading to the NFL draft early.

SEC's Loucheiz Purifoy and Victor Hampton beef up draft CB class -
Florida's Loucheiz Purifoy and South Carolina's Victor Hampton will skip their senior seasons and enter the 2014 NFL Draft

NFL Playoff Picture after Week 13: San Francisco 49ers build cushion | Audibles -
Here’s how the AFC and NFC playoff pictures look after Sunday's afternoon action: AFC 1. Denver Broncos (10-2): AFC West leader 2. New England Patriots (9-3): AFC East leader 2. Indianapolis Colts (8-4): AFC South leader 4. Cincinnati Bengals (8-4): AFC North leader 5.

Report: Possible homicide at Arrowhead after Chiefs-Broncos -
Police in Kansas City are investigating a homicide that took place at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday after the Broncos beat the Chiefs.

Fantasy Football - Instant reactions from Week 13 :
Three receivers stood out in a big way in Week 13 while C.J. Spiller finally came to life. Our Jamey Eisenberg shares his thoughts on a busy Sunday.

NFP Sunday Blitz | National Football Post
How has the zone-read option fared this season after setting the league on fire in 2012?

Five matchups to watch: Seahawks vs. Saints
“Monday Night Football” comes to CenturyLink Field for a matchup of the teams with the best records in the NFC as the 10-1 Seahawks host the 9-2 New Orleans Saints.

San Francisco 49ers' playoff hopes boosted with win -
The San Francisco 49ers (8-4) took over sole possession of the sixth and final playoff spot in the NFC with a convincing 23-13 win over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday at Candlestick Park.

Kansas City Chiefs' Branden Albert hurt vs. Broncos -
The Kansas City Chiefs' season is slowly slipping away. Two injuries suffered Sunday are going to make life tougher in the coming weeks after the team has lost three in a row.

Seahawks vs Saints: Monday Night Preview | Fanspeak's NFC West Blog
-Seattle's rushing offense is 3rd in the league in total rushing yards and 6th in the league at 4.5 yards per attempt. They are facing a Saints defense that isn't too used to stopping the run and when the've been asked to it hasn't gone too well. They are allowing 4.8 yards per carry this year which is 29th in the league. This should be a huge advantage for the Seattle Seahawks, as Lynch and Wilson could do some real damage on the ground Monday night. The Seahawks need to run effectively to win, and there is little reason to think they won't be able to do so here.

Russell Wilson makes impact in Seattle community - Richmond Times-Dispatch: Washington Redskins
The phone call was unexpected and could easily have been dismissed as a prank. “I’m Russell Wilson. I’m a rookie for the Seahawks. I was hoping to set up a weekly visit to the Children’s Hospital.”

Potential 2014 Salary Cap Cuts - Over the Cap
With the season approaching it’s conclusion here is our list of players who could be in danger of being cut next year, what the estimated cap savings will be and some thoughts on each player. I will update the chart when news reports come out that change my opinion on some of the players. If you click on the column header you can sort by name, team or position to navigate the chart a bit easier. Feel free to email me any names I may have missed or add thoughts in the comments. I’ll link this post on the right menubar for quick viewing.

NFL's best coaching job so far - ESPN
Seventeen NFL franchises have changed head coaches since the 2010 season. Those fired coaches were earning millions per year, of course. It was their lower-paid assistants who were most vulnerable to the churn. Some didn't have long-term contracts or places to go if their bosses failed to get work right away.

2014 NFL Draft: DT Michael Bennett plays key role in Buckeyes' big win -
Heisman contender Braxton Miller did the scoring to push the Buckeyes over Michigan but fellow junior Michael Bennett's inspired play provided the spark on defense.

Report: Florida CB Loucheiz Purifoy to enter draft -
Gator junior cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy will reportedly enter the NFL Draft.

NFL Prospect Focus: Eric Ebron | National Football Post
North Carolina's junior Tight End should have a bright future in the NFL.