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“Road Warriors All Year,” The Seahawks Will Try To Continue Their Season-Long Success Away From Home In The Playoffs
The path to the Super Bowl usually involves home games and a first-round bye, but the Seahawks believe they’re a team that’s well equipped to buck that trend.

The Opposing View: An Insider’s Look At the Seahawks’ Wild-Card Opponent, The Philadelphia Eagles
Five questions from Seahawks.com; five answers from PhiladelphiaEagles.com Eagles insider Dave Spadaro.

Source -- Eagles TE Zach Ertz expected to face Seahawks
Eagles tight end Zach Ertz is expected to play in Sunday's wild-card game, a source confirmed to ESPN. Ertz, who suffered a broken rib and lacerated kidney in Week 16, was medically cleared Saturday, as NBC Sports Philadelphia first reported.

Seahawks playoff preview and prediction: Seattle at Philadelphia
The Seahawks will have a Week 12 rematch against the Eagles in Philadelphia when the teams square off in the wild-card round on Sunday.

Seahawks vs. Eagles injury report: Who's in, who's out for NFC wild-card playoff game | Sporting News
Several key players are out in the NFC wild-card matchup between the Seahawks and Eagles. What players' final designations means to the game:

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll savors another playoff trip after decade in Seattle | The Spokesman-Review
When Pete Carroll was informed that nearly 10 years to the day had passed since he was announced as the Seattle Seahawks head coach, the normally effusive coach was momentarily stunned.

All 22 Review: Why Have Seahawks Played Lano Hill Over Marquise Blair?
Analyst Matty F. Brown answers why Pete Carroll and Ken Norton Jr. have picked dull experience over raw rookie talent with starter Quandre Diggs sidelined.

The Unbearable Lightness of Being Russell Wilson - The New York Times
Once derided as a goody-goody, the Seattle Seahawks quarterback has had to be perfect for his team to win this season. Can he keep it up and exorcise a Super Bowl ghost?

Derrick Henry's 182-yard day powers Titans past Pats - NFL.com
Derrick Henry had a historic night for the Tennessee Titans in the playoff win over the New England Patriots.

Tom Brady on potential retirement: 'Pretty unlikely' - NFL.com
Tom Brady and the Patriots suffered a rare home playoff loss Saturday against the Titans, and it didn't take long for the conversation in New England to shift to TB12's future.

Titans edge Patriots to advance to Divisional Round - NFL.com
Derrick Henry ran the Titans past the Patriots and into the Divisional Round. The bruising back tallied 182 yards and a touchdown to lead Tennessee to a 20-13 win Saturday.

J.J. Watt makes presence felt in return from torn pec - NFL.com
J.J. Watt wasn't expected to come back this season from IR. But after a rigorous rehab, the Texans defensive end made a valiant return in Saturday's wild-card win over the Bills.

McDermott: Josh Allen 'tried to do too much' in loss - NFL.com
The Buffalo Bills suffered a heart-breaking loss to the Houston Texans on Saturday that featured a number of eye-opping -- and head-scratching -- plays from young quarterback Josh Allen.

Texans top Bills in OT to advance to Divisional Round - NFL.com
What a comeback. The Houston Texans came back from a 16-point deficit in the second half before edging the Buffalo Bills in overtime, 22-19, in Saturday's wild-card game at NRG Stadium.

Roundup: Patriots' Patrick Chung suffers ankle injury - NFL.com
The Patriots were already without cornerback Jason McCourty coming into Saturday's playoff opener. They lost safety Patrick Chung in the first half against the Titans.

Texans' Bill O'Brien loses early challenge on PI non-call - NFL.com
Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien became the first coach in NFL history to challenge pass interference in a playoff game Saturday against the Buffalo Bill.s

Zach Ertz cleared to play; Lane Johnson out vs. Seattle - NFL.com
Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz has been cleared to play while RT Lane Johnson is out for Sunday's Wild Card Weekend matchup against the Seahawks, according to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo.

Browns, Panthers to interview Kevin Stefanski for HC - NFL.com
Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski is set to interview with the Cleveland Browns and Carolina Panthers next week, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports.

Patriots expected to be disciplined for taping Bengals - NFL.com
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Saturday the New England Patriots are expected to be disciplined for taping the Cincinnati Bengals' sideline on Dec. 8.

Titans used a Bill Belichick clock management tactic against him – ProFootballTalk
In October, Patriots coach Bill Belichick acknowledged exploiting a loophole in the rules to run extra time off the clock in the fourth quarter of a win over the Jets. On Saturday night, the Titans did the same thing to the Patriots.

Tom Brady “unlikely” to retire but doesn’t know what future holds – ProFootballTalk
Tom Brady doesn't plan to retire, but he also admits he doesn't know what's next. Before the final seconds even had come off the clock on the Patriots' 20-13 wild-card loss to the Titans, Brady's future became subject of speculation.

Matt Rhule to meet with Panthers on Monday, Giants on Tuesday – ProFootballTalk
Matt Rhule said last week he plans to remain in Waco as Baylor's head coach, but plans change. Rhule turned down an interview opportunity with the Browns. He will meet with the Panthers and the Giants.