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Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Monday

Offseason, you guys.

Chris Graythen


NFP Sunday Blitz | National Football Post
*Those who are familiar with new Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn are expecting a change in the Seattle defense—specifically, more blitzing. Last year under Gus Bradley, the lack of pressure on opposing quarterbacks became an issue. Bradley’s game plans leaned toward the conservative side. Quinn is seen as more of a risk taker, and that could be just what the Seahawks need. Given the Seahawks have cornerbacks who can press and run in Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner, the Seahawks have the capability to be an effective pressure team.

Seahawks’ Russell Wilson, Bobby Wagner lose out on NFL rookie awards | Seattle Seahawks & NFL News -
Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson and linebacker Bobby Wagner lost out on being named the NFL’s 2012 offensive and defensive rookies of the year Saturday evening, after stellar seasons that helped turn the Seahawks into the contenders they are expected to continue to be.

Adrian Peterson wins the night at the NFL Honors. | : Mike Tanier Article
The NFL is marketing the annual Honors awards show as a Pro Bowl replacement. Watching football players, celebrities and reporters interact on the red carpet, at least this looked more like an awards show than the Pro Bowl looks like a football game.

Grading the 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII - NFC West Blog - ESPN
NEW ORLEANS -- The San Francisco 49ers' tremendous second-half rally came up short. Here's a look at how things played out in Super Bowl XLVII:

Rapid Reaction: Ravens 34, 49ers 31 - NFC West Blog - ESPN
Thoughts on the San Francisco 49ers' 34-31 defeat to the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII:

Baltimore Ravens top San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII - NFL - Dennis Dillon -
It was early in the third quarter of Super Bowl XLVII Sunday night, and the Baltimore Ravens appeared headed for an easy victory. Quarterback Joe Flacco, looking for all the world like Joe Cool, had completed 13 of 20 passes for 192 yards and three touchdowns, the defense had forced two San Francisco turnovers and overlooked wide receiver Jacoby Jones had just returned the second-half kickoff 108 yards for a 28-6 lead.

Ravens, Flacco super through postseason - Stats & Info Blog - ESPN
The Baltimore Ravens have the best postseason record in NFL history. They earned their way to that mark by proving they were the best team this postseason, beating the San Francisco 49ers, 34-31 in Super Bowl XLVII. Let’s run through some of the statistical highlights of a contest that will be well remembered for many things that go beyond the numbers.

NFL Recap - Baltimore Ravens at San Francisco 49ers - Feb 03, 2013 - Game Recap
After Joe Flacco led the Ravens to a 31-point win against the Bengals in Week 1, Ravens coach John Harbaugh broke it down as simply as he could: ?Pay the man.?

Losing in the title game: the Harbaugh 49ers and the Lombardi Packers
Congratulations to Ray Lewis, Ed Reed, Joe Flacco, and the Baltimore Ravens on winning Super Bowl XLVII. The Ravens and 49ers treated us to an exciting Super Bowl, and the Hall of Fame chances of Terrell Suggs, Haloti Ngata, Matt Birk, Anquan Boldin, and yes, Joe Flacco, are a lot better today than they were 24 hours ago. And while most writers today will focus on the champions, I’m going to go in a different direction.

Joe Flacco worth $16M per year to Baltimore Ravens -
Joe Flacco is seeking a contract that will pay him ore than Peyton Manning's $18 million per year. Owner Steve Bisciotti was willing to fork over nearly that much prior to the 2012 season.

David Vobora speaks out against Mitch Ross, deer antler spray -
Mitch Ross, the supplement maker who allegedly provided Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis with deer antler spray, has former St. Louis Rams linebacker David Vobora seething mad.

Twitter reacts after Ravens win Super Bowl XLVII -
As soon as the Baltimore Ravens sealed their dramatic victory in Super Bowl XLVII, various players and ex-coaches from around the sports world flocked to Twitter to comment on the game.

Jim Harbaugh freaks out, again -
The 49ers head coach is the best at temper tantrums. He could be in the Bawl of Fame.