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Century Links 1/12: Game Day!


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“It’s Been A Blast.” How Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll & GM John Schneider Formed A Perfect Football Marriage
Pete Carroll and John Schneider joined the Seahawks 10 years ago, kicking off the most successful era in franchise history.

The Opposing View: An Insider’s Look At The Seahawks’ Divisional Round Opponent, The Green Bay Packers
Five questions from; five answers from senior writer Mike Spofford.

Russell Wilson's weekly test keeps Seahawks on their toes
Russell Wilson distributes his own weekly game plan — usually about 15 pages — to members of the Seahawks offense, which offers his own perspective on an upcoming opponent. This week it's the Packers.

Green Bay Packers Vs. Seattle Seahawks: Who Has The Edge?
Seattle's Russell Wilson (3) is 4-3 lifetime against Aaron Rodgers (12) and the Green Bay Packers.

Huard: Why Rodgers could have huge game against Seahawks defense
The Seahawks have given up plenty of yards to mediocre quarterbacks this season, which leads Brock Huard to believe Aaron Rodgers could have a big game.

Seahawks and Packers renew rivalry in NFL's Divisional Round - CNN
It is a battle of rising stars and veteran quarterbacks in the NFL Divisional Playoffs on Sunday.

Marlon Humphrey: Ravens' identity is playoff choking -
For the second straight year, Baltimore lost its playoff opener on its home field. Marlon Humphrey and Mark Ingram were among the Ravens to candidly voice their frustrations with Saturday's loss to the Titans.

Lamar Jackson after Ravens' loss: We beat ourselves -
Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens' magical 2019 season ended with a thud Saturday against the Tennessee Titans. Jackson said after the loss the mistakes they made were the difference.

Derrick Henry, Titans stun top-seeded Ravens -
The Titans shocked the world, again. Tennessee's power run game and stifling defense proved too much in a 28-12 win over the top-seeded Ravens in Saturday's Divisional Round.

Tom Brady not putting timeline for decision on future -
New England Patriots soon-to-be free agent quarterback Tom Brady plans to play a 21st NFL season. Where he'll play threatens to be the biggest story of the offseason.

Niners' run game powers dominant win vs. Vikings -
The San Francisco 49ers dominated the Minnesota Vikings on both sides of the ball in Saturday's Divisional Round win over the Minnesota Vikings. Their run game was a huge part of those efforts.

Bill Cowher inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame -
Longtime Pittsburgh Steelers coach Bill Cowher became the first member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Centennial Class of 2020 on Saturday.

49ers knock out Vikings, 27-10, in NFC Divisional Round -
Behind a dominating defensive effort and ball-control offense, the 49ers suffocated the Vikings in a 27-10 victory in Saturday's Divisional Round. Here's what we learned from San Francisco's win.

Ravens RB Mark Ingram (calf) active vs. Titans -
Ahead of Saturday's divisional round clash against the Titans, the Baltimore Ravens announced that running back Mark Ingram (ankle) will be active.

Mike Zimmer says Bosa hit on O'Neill was a cheap shot -
Kirk Cousins' INT was one of the most pivotal plays in the Vikings' loss to the 49ers. But it's what happened during the return, Nick Bosa's illegal hit on OT Brian O'Neill, that drew the ire of many on the Minnesota sideline.

Browns request interview with Colts' Ed Dodds for GM -
Colts assistant GM Ed Dodds and Eagles VP of football operations Andrew Berry have drawn interview requests from the Browns, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero and NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, respectively, on Saturday.

Vikings have some big decisions to make – ProFootballTalk
Sunday's win over the Saints provided some clarity for the Vikings. Saturday's loss to the 49ers may have reduced it, a bit. Ownership needs to make some important decisions in the offseason, which began the moment the clock struck 0:00 in the fourth quarter of a divisional round exit ramp in San...

Ravens’ loss dusts off Week 17 rest-or-rust debate – ProFootballTalk
The question of whether a team with nothing for which to play should play to win in Week 17 has received another data point for when it inevitably arises again. The Ravens, who secured the No. 1 seed with a Week 16 win over the Browns, rested key starters for the regular-season finale.

John Harbaugh: Titans beat us in the trenches – ProFootballTalk
The Ravens set the record for the most rushing yards in NFL history this regular season, but in their playoff loss, the Titans ran them over. Ravens coach John Harbaugh acknowledged that the Titans' offensive and defensive lines took over the game on Saturday.

Lamar Jackson: We just beat ourselves – ProFootballTalk
Lamar Jackson will win the MVP award. He won't win the Lombardi Trophy. No quarterback has won the MVP award and the Super Bowl in the same season since Kurt Warner in 1999.

Titans stun Ravens 28-12 behind Derrick Henry to reach AFC title game – ProFootballTalk
Who saw this coming? For the first time since the 2010 postseason, a No. 6 seed has upset a No. 1 seed. Derrick Henry rushed for 195 yards and threw a touchdown pass, leading the Titans to a stunning 28-12 victory over the heavily favored Ravens.

Russell Okung intends to run for NFLPA president – ProFootballTalk
As they negotiate a potential new labor deal, things largely have been progressing smoothly between the NFL and the NFL Players Association. That could change, fairly soon. Per multiple sources, Chargers left tackle Russell Okung intends to run for NFLPA president.

Bill Cowher elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame as part of special 2020 class – ProFootballTalk
The Pro Football Hall of Fame revealed one member of the Class of 2020: Hall of Fame president David Baker surprised Bill Cowher live on CBS' The NFL Today on Saturday night. Cowher is one of two coaches whom the blue-ribbon panel elected this week as part of the Centennial Slate.