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Coffee and Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Tuesday

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Tuesday already!

Marshawn Lynch's 10 best interviews, ranked - MyNorthwest |
Beast Mode Marshawn Lynch is a man of few words. In fact, he says so little that he's had to pay tens of thousands of dollars in fines because he wouldn't talk the media. - Lists V2 -

Seahawks Offensive Creativity Poses Tough Challenge for Patriots in Super Bowl | Bleacher Report
The Seattle Seahawks were the youngest team to ever lift the Vince Lombardi trophy last season.

NFL Football Manufacturer Also Says Bill Belichick Is Full Of Shit
It's not just Bill Nye the Science Guy who isn't buying Bill Belichick's involved and theoretical explanation for how the Patriots's underinflated footballs might have gotten that way without any nefarious tactics. Representatives from Wilson, the company that makes the NFL's footballs, say that Belichick's ball story doesn't wash.

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll on Super Bowl preparation
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll speaks to the media about Super Bowl preparation, Richard Sherman's comments and playing as a team.

Baldwin on Revis: I am excited about the challenge
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin was made available to the media on Monday at the team hotel in Arizona.

Brandon Browner Would Be The Fifth Player With Back-To-Back Rings on Different Teams
In 2013, Brandon Browner started eight games for the Seattle Seahawks. And while ended the year on the NFL’s suspended list, he still received a ring when Seattle went on to win Super Bowl XLVIII.

Mike Tanier's Monday Morning Hangover: Caught Up, Pumped Up for Super Bowl XLIX | Bleacher Report
Did you check out of the NFL for a week in preparation for the Super Bowl hoopla? Have you turned off all media to avoid Deflategate? Need to get caught up on coaching changes, Senior Bowl news and other pertinent bits of NFL information? Looking for a remedy to Deflategate?

Super Bowl 49 X-factor: Jamie Collins, the Patriots' Russell Wilson eraser -
Inside, outside, rushing the QB or covering TEs -- Jamie Collins excels at it all. The Pats LB may be Bill Belichick's most valuable chess piece vs. Seattle.

Tedy Bruschi rips Marty Hurney for "culture of cheating" remarks | ProFootballTalk
Former Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi taking up for his former co-workers isn't exactly a surprise. But Bruschi went after a fellow ESPN contributor, dismissing former Panthers General Manager Marty Hurney's comments from last week as sour grapes.

Pete Carroll: Marshawn Lynch to have great week -
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch religiously avoided reporters during last year's Super Bowl, but coach Pete Carroll wouldn't change a thing about his hard-charging back.

Jermaine Kearse 'looking forward' to facing Browner -
New England Patriots cornerback Brandon Browner will face his former team on Sunday, and Seahawks receiver Jermaine Kearse is eager for the chance to go up against his old teammate.

FOX Sports: NFL zeroes in on locker-room attendant -
The NFL's inquiry into whether the New England Patriots intentionally deflated footballs in the AFC Championship Game has taken a new turn.

Ted Wells: NFL's football investigation will take weeks -
The NFL's investigation into whether the Patriots intentionally deflated footballs in the AFC Championship Game continues to develop -- and it won't be ending anytime soon. Find out what Ted Wells had to say on Monday.

Other coaches buy into Pete Carroll’s vision | Seahawks | The Seattle Times
The Seahawks coach’s success the past five years has led leaders from all sports to peek inside his lab.

Seahawks arrive quietly, but ready to make noise | Jerry Brewer | The Seattle Times
Most of the talk will focus on New England and Deflate-gate, but Super Bowl’s real story could be passing of torch from Patriots to Seahawks.

Seattle Seahawks never doubt Russell Wilson's leadership - ESPN
The Seattle Seahawks' players and coaches knew quarterback Russell Wilson would never doubt himself or the team’s chances long before the miraculous comeback against Green Bay in the NFC Championship Game.

Seahawks storylines: A viewer's guide to Super Bowl week - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Four of the Seahawks storylines that will dominate the discussion during the week leading up to Super Bowl XLIX. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Last Seahawks-Patriots game was a turning point for Russell Wilson - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
For Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, the 2012 game against the Patriots marked a watershed moment where he was finally given license to throw the ball down-field. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Focus on: Michael Bennett’s white hat
When a friend of Michael Bennett’s died of cancer recently, the widow gave the Seahawks’ defensive lineman his favorite hat. And Bennett will be wearing it all week as he and his team prepare for Sunday’s Super Bowl.

Monday Round-Up: NFL announces partnership with YouTube
A morning link round-up of what's "out there" about your Seattle Seahawks

Seahawks Announce Fan Fest in Phoenix this Saturday
12fest in the Desert is free and open to all Seahawks fans.

Seahawks say Falcons are getting a great coach in Dan Quinn | ProFootballTalk
Boy, to listen to Seattle players talk about defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, it's almost like he already has a job or something. Oh, wait, he does, it just hasn't been announced.

How the Seattle Seahawks were built -
The Seattle Seahawks won the Super Bowl last season and essentially brought back the same squad. Around The NFL's Gregg Rosenthal examines how the current roster took shape.

Seahawks' Michael Bennett: Saying no to Bears 'very tough' | Chicago
Wearing what easily could have passed as Smokey the Bear’s hat, Michael Bennett blamed the NFL for fanning the flames of its Super Bowl controversy du jour.

Seahawks no longer blocking ‘Hunger Games’ trademark request | Local News | The Seattle Times
Lawyers for the Seahawks had filed to block a trademark request for "District 12," a region in the "Hunger Games" books and movies. The team is now letting that trademark application proceed.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Film Room: Rob Gronkowski
It has been a while since the Seattle Seahawks lost a playoff game. During the divisional round of the playoffs following the 2012 season, the Atlanta Falcons beat the Seahawks by a score of 30-28. Seattle scored all of their points in the second half after two key decisions by head coach Pete Carroll cost them points in the second quarter. While those two decisions hurt the Seahawks in the short term, they acted as the first signs for the wider NFL audience that Carroll was a different kind of head coach.

Super Bowl 2015 preview: 5 things that will determine if Seattle Seahawks or New England Patriots win | FOX Sports
Here are five keys to Sunday's matchup between New England and Seattle at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Seattle Seahawks never doubt Russell Wilson's leadership - ESPN
PHOENIX -- The Seattle Seahawks' players and coaches knew quarterback Russell Wilson would never doubt himself or the team’s chances long before

This Super Bowl designed for Denver's disdain: Patriots vs. Seahawks - The Denver Post
A helping of sports commentary each weekday near noontime.

Detroit Lions' Tate: 'A little envy' of Seahawks' Super Bowl trip
"There's a little envy," Tate told the Free Press after Sunday's Pro Bowl. "I wish I could be there. I could have stayed there, but I got to put my family first and make it so my kids can go to college and my kids can do some things. I think I made the right decision and I like where the Lions are headed, anyway."

What makes the Seattle Seahawks different? -
The Seahawks are loaded with stars such as Marshawn Lynch and Richard Sherman. Pete Carroll and the Seattle front office, however, have excelled at finding gems. Read how the 'Hawks stay on top.

Deflategate fallout: NFL focusing on New England Patriots' locker-room attendant | FOX Sports
FOX Sports has learned that the NFL has zeroed in on a New England Patriots locker-room attendant in connection with the scandal of improperly inflated footballs used in the AFC championship game against Indianapolis

Patriots Fumble at a ‘Nearly Impossible’ Rate - Patriots -
"Additionally, according to Stats, LLC, the six players who have played extensively for the Patriots and other teams in this span all fumbled far less frequently wearing the New England uniform. Including recovered fumbles, Danny Amendola, BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Danny Woodhead, Wes Welker, Brandon LaFell and LeGarrette Blount have lost the ball eight times in 1,482 touches for the Patriots since 2010, or once every 185.3 times. For their other teams, they fumbled 22 times in 1,701 touches (once every 77.3)."

Byron Maxwell's contract a priority for Seahawks -
Re-signing cornerback Byron Maxwell will be a priority for the Seahawks this offseason. With Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner also in need of contracts, will Maxwell sign elsewhere?

Was Richard Sherman right, does Roger Goodell have conflict of interest? | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, in his unique way, put the deflate-gate situation in a different context. Does NFL commissioner Roger Goodell have a conflict of interest?

The making of LeGarrette Blount -
How LeGarrette Blount found success despite himself.

Method to the Madness: How Belichick Rules the Draft "
"Bill Belichick is smart, but sometimes he succeeds just by aiding other teams’ efforts to be stupid." I’ve said that about Belichick a few times now, and while I wasn’t aware of his scientific credentials at the time, he’s pretty good at exploiting the mistakes that awful football organizations tend to make. Bad teams tend to be conservative on fourth down, and Belichick is one of the more aggressive game managers in football. Bad teams spend heavily in free agency and hold on to their players out of nostalgia far too long, and Belichick is more aggressive than anybody with his personnel. Ask Logan Mankins.

Super Bowl 49: How Russell Wilson's inner circle powers his toughness -
Russell Wilson can't give up, and his Seahawks will never surrender. It's all part of a mental approach that has the young QB on the cusp of greatness.

Earl Thomas’ anecdote for shoulder injury: "If my mental game is right my body just mirrors perfection" | Seahawks Insider - The News Tribune
The Seahawks are practicing today at their workplace for this Super Bowl week, Arizona State University.

Kam Chancellor Up to Task of Neutralizing Rob Gronkowski | Bleacher Report
Rob Gronkowski is the NFL’s top matchup weapon because of his size (6’6", 265 lbs) and skill set at the tight end position.