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Century Links 1/7: Seattle Hosts Detroit, and other Seahawks News


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Seahawks' Russell Wilson says he's feeling fast, may ditch knee brace
"If you had asked me several weeks ago, I wasn’t moving my fastest, but I feel really good right now," Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson said Wednesday when asked about his mobility entering the playoffs.

Detroit Lions want to dismantle Seattle Seahawks' 12th man mystique
Lions want to silence Seahawks' loud, effective crowd at CenturyLink Field in Saturday night's playoff game.

Seattle Seahawks vs. Detroit Lions: National media predictions for the wild card round of the NFL playoffs | The Seattle Times
Although the NFL playoffs may be second only to March Madness in conduciveness for upsets, few are picking the sixth-seeded Lions to eliminate the third-seeded Seahawks.

Friday Practice Report: Four Players Questionable For Detroit Lions | Seattle Seahawks
A closer look at Friday's practice report for the Seahawks and Lions before the two teams meet in the Wild Card round of the playoffs at CenturyLink Field.

Seahawks Offensive Line Looking For More Consistency, But Has “Shown A Lot Of Good Stuff” | Seattle Seahawks
The Seahawks have shown improvement in pass protection this season, as is evident in Russell Wilson being sacked at the lowest rate of his career.

What The Seattle Seahawks Are Saying About The Detroit Lions | Seattle Seahawks
Check out what the Seahawks are saying about the Lions before the two teams meet in the Wild Card playoff round at CenturyLink Field.

Meet The Seattle Seahawks’ ‘Team Mom,’ Michele Clarke-Mason  | Seattle Seahawks
Michele Clarke-Mason is more than just a nutritionist in the Seahawks organization.

Wild Card Round: Seahawks vs Lions Picks & Predictions | Seattle Seahawks
Check out which side the national media is picking to win Saturday night's Wild Card playoff game between the Seahawks and Lions.

Podcast Player - What can be learned from the last time the Seahawks played the Lions?
What injury could have been what slowed down Jake Browning? What can be learned from the Seahawks' 2015 game vs Detroit? How can the crowd impact the Lions' style of offense?

Lions-Seahawks key matchup: Banged-up Stafford vs. short-handed Seattle defense -

Can the Lions take advantage of the newfound weakness of the Seahawks' pass defense?

How Seattle Seahawks can make run at Super Bowl - Seattle Seahawks Blog- ESPN

The Seattle Seahawks have more deficiencies than usual entering the playoffs, but they still could make some noise if things fall right.

Seattle Seahawks' home-field edge might be too much for Detroit Lions - Seattle Seahawks Blog- ESPN

Both the Lions and Seahawks are hoping to find some help from their running games. Seattle's home-field edge and receiving threats should be enough.

Jets owner: Todd Bowles isn't under playoff mandate -

The Jets are at a crossroads as they enter a crucial offseason. Yet owner Woody Johnson isn't mandating that his team makes the playoffs for Todd Bowles to keep his job beyond 2017.

Ryan Tannehill limited in Dolphins practice return -

Ryan Tannehill practiced in a limited capacity for the Dolphins on Friday. Though he won't play Sunday, the possibility of him returning should they advance in the playoffs has now opened up.

Saints fire assistant head coach/LB coach Joe Vitt -

The New Orleans Saints have fired assistant head coach/linebacker coach Joe Vitt and four other coaches, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.

Jarvis Landry fined twice for TD celebration vs. Pats -

Jarvis Landry was fined $24,309 for a crotch grab and $24,309 for slamming his helmet against the Patriots, a league spokesman told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.

Ben Roethlisberger leads top 10 third-down QBs -

Ben Roethlisberger leads the top 10 third-down quarterbacks in Next Gen Stats' Air Yards to the Sticks metric. Matt Harmon looks at the 10 best quarterbacks throwing in these situations from 2016.