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NFL divisional round picks: Which home teams are in trouble this week? |
The latest NFL news, scores, stats, fantasy analysis, and mock drafts as well as the best NFL writers and photos from

Weekend Watch: Divisional Round | The MMQB with Peter King
The MMQB's Peter King previews all four of the divisional round playoff match-ups

Report: Raiders have secured land near San Antonio for possible move -
The Raiders could be inching toward a move to San Antonio.

Uni Watch's Friday Flashback -- Evolution of the Rams' look in Los Angeles and St. Louis
Friday Flashback: With the Rams moving back to Los Angeles, Paul Lukas dives into the history of the team's uniform, including the origin story of the classic helmet horns.

San Francisco could be an option for RG III, but only as a backup
Quarterback Robert Griffin III will be on the open market at some point this offseason, but every possible destination comes with a host of questions.

Hall of Famer Steve Young says Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton has reach
ESPN's Steve Young says Cam Newton has developed the ability to beat opposing defenses with his intellect as well as his imposing physical tools.

Winners and losers from Thursday's coaching hires -
Colin Kaepernick gets a second chance in San Francisco and Eli Manning's offensive coordinator receives a promotion. Gregg Rosenthal breaks down winners and losers from Thursday's hires.

Coaching tracker: Chip Kelly lands with 49ers -
We're in the midst of the hiring season for NFL coaches. Around The NFL keeps you up to date with the latest news regarding the head-coaching carousel.

Slowing down Greg Olsen, Kawann Short key to Seahawks advancing past Panthers - Seattle - Scout
Russell Wilson vs. Cam Newton? Let's dig a little deeper than the MVP candidates, shall we?

Seahawks bracing for lights, Cam, action | Sportspress Northwest
Cam Newton is the league's most versatile threat, and he and the Carolina Panthers play host to the Seahawks Sunday. Seattle says they can stop him, but they don't call him "Superman" for nothing.

Sheil Kapadia, ESPN Seahawks - ESPN
Seahawks NFL Nation reporter Sheil Kapadia discusses the expectations for Marshawn Lynch, how the secondary expects to cover Greg Olsen and much more.

Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas 'mad' about All-Pro slight - Seattle Seahawks Blog- ESPN
Earl Thomas, an All-Pro the past three seasons, was snubbed from this season's squad despite helping Seattle lead the NFL in points allowed.

Elite 8: Remaining playoff teams boast quite a QB collection -
Remaining playoff teams boast quite a QB collection A particularly elite collection of NFL quarterbacks will be in action this weekend. Never before have the last eight teams in the playoffs featured starting QBs that already own a combined nine Super Bowl championships, according to STATS.

Injured Panthers WR Benjamin enduring bittersweet season -
Injured Panthers WR Benjamin enduring bittersweet season After a stellar season in 2014 in which he set franchise rookie records with 73 receptions for 1,008 yards and nine touchdowns, Benjamin tore the ACL in his left knee in a non-contact drill in training camp last summer— ending his season before it had a chance to begin.

Seahawks' Bruce Irvin has been at his best against Carolina - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin could only offer a guess as to why he's had so much personal success against the Panthers, who he has seven sacks against in four career games vs. Carolina. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch tells ESPN: 'I'm ready' for Carolina game - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch gave the strongest indication yet of his availability for Sunday's playoff game against Carolina in a text message to ESPN that read, 'I'm ready.' - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Similarities Between Seattle Seahawks and Carolina Panthers Make Sunday’s Game a "Heavyweight Fight" | Seattle Seahawks
Carolina and Seattle meeting in the playoffs for the second straight season, a matchup made more intriguing because of the similarities between the two teams.

Pete Carroll Previews The Seahawks Divisional Round Playoff Game at Carolina on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM | Seattle Seahawks
Pete Carroll shares thoughts on Sunday's divisional round playoff with the Panthers in Carolina and updates the status of running back Marshawn Lynch and fullback Will Tukuafu.

Tyler Lockett gives Seahawks much-needed reliable option vs. Panthers
Rookie WR could hold key to matchup vs. Panthers against untested CBs

Undaunted: Seahawks joking, loose before trip to 15-1 Carolina | The News Tribune
If this playoff road game at the conference’s top-seeded team — one that has lost only twice in the last 14 months — is supposed to be daunting, the Seahawks aren’t acting daunted.

Danny O'Neil's NFL postseason picks: The divisional round - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
All four road teams won in last week's wild-card round. Who will still have a shot after this weekend to become the fourth team since 1990 to win the Super Bowl after winning three road games in the conference playoffs? - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Carolina kid stands his ground; says he loves the Seahawks - Local News |
A 7-year-old boy in South Carolina may get guff from his peers, but he's not changing his mind. He's a Seahawks fan and he's proud. - Local -

Will Marshawn Lynch and the Seahawks part ways after the season? |
The combination of age, contract and young, cheap talent at running back could result in the Seattle Seahawks parting ways with Marshawn Lynch before the 2016 season.

Seahawks lineman Russell Okung responds to Paul Graham's essay on economic inequality and startups - GeekWire
Editor's note: Seahawks lineman Russell Okung, also co-founder of a Seattle non-profit called GREATER and an investor in local eSports startup Matcherino,

Ted Ginn (knee) listed as questionable vs. Seahawks -
The Panthers will need all hands on deck in the Divisional Round against the Seahawks. But one wideout's injury could be a potential blow to an already thin receiving corps.

Seattle Seahawks defense has quietly dominated on road lately as they prepare for Carolina Panthers - NFL
Seattle is known for its home-field advantage, but its defense has dominated in the past six road games. Linebacker K.J. Wright says it's because defenders can actually hear each other.

Kam Chancellor: Spotlight on the Seattle Seahawks safety
The Legion of Boom carved out a legacy of havoc and dominance with back-to-back Super Bowl appearances. The secondary will be need another memorable performance to push Seattle into the NFC Championship, traveling to top-seeded Carolina.

Opinion: Panthers Will Leave Seahawks With The Carolina Blues " CBS New York
The Carolina Panthers will host the Seattle Seahawks in the most glamorous and compelling divisional matchup of the weekend.

Seahawks not bothered by Panthers celebrations | ProFootballTalk
At points this season, celebrations by Panthers players after touchdowns and big plays have rankled some of their opponents. After the Titans took issue with quarterback Cam Newton's dancing, Newton said teams need to do a better job of stopping him if they don't want him celebrating in the end ...

Pete Carroll Show - Podcasts - 710 ESPN Seattle
Pete Carroll Show - Podcasts - 710 ESPN Seattle


Seahawks DE Michael Bennett: Losing CB Cary Williams turned season around -

San Francisco's hiring of Chip Kelly raises questions; divisional | The MMQB with Peter King
The 49ers’ bold move to hire Chip Kelly leads to questions about how much the ex-Eagles coach learned in his first NFL job. Plus a look at divisional-round games, including one with two teams that are mirror images