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Agent's Take: What are players paid during the postseason? -
How much will players on playoff teams make during the next few weeks? Most will get paid solely from the league pool, but Peyton Manning's unique contract gives him a shot at a big payday.

Report: 49ers speaking with Mike Shanahan, in-person meeting on hold -
The 49ers are reportedly talking with Mike Shanahan.

Report: Steve Sarkisian interested in becoming NFL QB coach or OC -
Former USC coach Steve Sarkisian reportedly wants to make the leap to the NFL. But will a team take a chance on him?

NFL Power Rankings: Jets take a dive, Panthers jump back to top spot -
Here are Pat Kirwan's final Power Rankings of the regular season, with a familiar team back on top.

NFL wild-card playoff picks: Packers stun Redskins, Bengals end drought -
The NFL's first playoff weekend should get pretty wild.

Five things every player needs to know about a coaching change - NFL
With franchises all over the NFL looking for coaches, here's a quick guide to what players can expect when the new regime arrives in town.

NFL - Ranking the playoff teams according to Las Vegas handicappers
With the 2015 NFL playoffs ready to begin, Dave Tuley and two Las Vegas handicappers rank all 12 playoff teams, with a tie atop the rankings.

A look at the biggest weakness for every team, and which playoff opponents could expose it - NFL
The Panthers can be beaten by the deep ball. The Patriots are a sieve defending punt returns. But the 10 other playoff teams have weaknesses, too, and opponents who can exploit them.

Dallas Cowboys among non-playoff teams primed to bounce back in 2016 - NFL
The Cowboys are an obvious choice to return to playoff form with a healthy Tony Romo in 2016. What other teams have a good shot at improving? Mike Sando takes a look.

Coaching tracker: Interviews getting underway -
The coaching hiring and firing season is underway. Around The NFL is here to keep you up to date on all the latest coaching news.

Ranking NFL coaching vacancies: What's the top job? -
As of Tuesday there were six coaching vacancies still to be filled. With a No. 1 pick looming and franchise QB in Marcus Mariota in tow, is the Titans opening the best job? Gregg Rosenthal examines.

Seahawks set record for playoff momentum | Sportspress Northwest
Seattle crushed 13-2 Arizona 36-6 Sunday, recording the largest margin of victory against a 13-plus win team since the NFL adopted the 16-game schedule in 1978.

Now healthy on defense, this Vikings team much different than one Seahawks beat in Week 13 - Seattle - Scout
The Seahawks pillaged the Vikings in Week 13, winning 38-7 in Minneapolis. That, however, came with three of Minnesota top defenders injured. What can the Seahawks expect with defensive tackle Linval Joseph, outside linebacker Anthony Barr and free safety Harrison Smith back healthy?

Cohen: Pete Carroll's approach helps Seahawks move on -
As NFL fans -- and as media members who cover the league -- it's easy, if not expected, to become a prisoner of the moment.

Bruce Irvin admits Minnesota isn't his ideal first-round destination for the Seahawks' first playoff game - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
'It's gonna be hella cold up there next week,' Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin said of Minneapolis, where Seattle will play the Vikings in a wild-card game Sunday. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Bundle up: Minnesota Vikings' p-p-playoff game is going to be c-c-cold
The weather forecast on Sunday calls for a high of zero degrees -- making it possible for the temperature to be below zero at kickoff.

Russell Wilson earning that giant salary received from Seattle Seahawks | The News Tribune
In the avalanche of astounding statistics, unprecedented successes and months of MVP-quality play, it’s a little hard to remember when the questions were being asked about Russell Wilson’s value.

Seahawks fans finding deals on tickets, travel to Minnesota for Sunday’s playoff game | Q13 FOX News

Early Vikings-Seahawks game-time forecast: 0 degrees, -25 wind chill -
I'm predicting a lot of running plays on Sunday at TCF Stadium. If the models hold the mercury may never make it above 0F with a wind chill in the -20 to -25 range. What a wonderful way to greet Seattle fans! Between now and then we may pick up an inch or 2 of slush Wednesday into Saturday morning with temperatures near 32 (above). Enjoy the warm front, because the first half of next week will bring back Nanook of the North memories. A short, compact, concentrated blitzkrieg of polar fun!

Will NFL in LA bounce Seahawks to AFC? |
Three teams on Monday filed paperwork with the NFL to move to Los Angeles in 2016. Only two, at most, are likely to move. None of them are the Seattle Seahawks, but the defending NFC champions could be significantly affected by the outcome.

Even Vikings fans think the Seahawks will win big Sunday -
Minnesota Vikings fans are no strangers to playoff letdowns. The franchise has lost four Super Bowls. It's only championship came in 1969 before the AFL/NFL merger. And that's despite a respectable 28 postseason appearances since it joined the NFL as an expansion club in 1960.

Game Preview: Seahawks at Vikings

Mark Glowinski, Chase Coffman among Seahawks' backups who stepped up vs. Arizona - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Rookie right guard Mark Glowinski and tight end Chase Coffman were among several Seahawks backups that played prominent roles on Sunday, one more reason why coach Pete Carroll was encouraged by his team's performance. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Tuesday Round-Up: Seattle Seahawks The NFC Playoff Team No One Wants To Play? | Seattle Seahawks
A daily link round-up of what's "out there" about your Seattle Seahawks

Three Things from the Seahawks' win over Arizona - Danny O'Neil | 710 ESPN Seattle
Three things we learned and three things we're still trying to figure out after the Seahawks closed out the regular season with a 33-6 win over the Cardinals in Arizona.

These Are The Best Wild-Card Road Teams In Modern History | FiveThirtyEight
Since the NFL postseason expanded to 12 teams in 1990, home teams have won 65 percent of the time on wild-card weekend — an even better rate than the league’s …

Seattle Seahawks Wide Receiver Doug Baldwin Reviews The 2015 Regular Season | Seattle Seahawks
Seahawks wideout Doug Baldwin shares thoughts on how the team's 2015 regular season unfolded.

Wildcard Preview: San Francisco at Green Bay
After the projections for most of the week was below-zero weather, the latest reports indicates that by kickoff, the temperature in Green Bay should be in

Should Cowboys push for RG3 or Manziel to back up Romo? - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: The have to figure out if the future dividends of these once-elite draft picks are worth potential headaches.