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Friday Round-Up: A closer look at the weekend's rivalry

Posted Sep 13, 2013

A morning link round-up of what's "out there" about your Seattle Seahawks

Week 2: Seahawks vs 49ers | Gameday Central

Good morning, 12th Man.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today, Friday, September 13, about your Seattle Seahawks:

Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times has five questions for Eric Branch on this weekend's matchup with the San Francisco 49ers. Branch covers the Niners for the San Francisco Chronicle.

Condotta also has his report from Thursday's practice, noting cornerback Brandon Browner did not participate, but has not been ruled out for Sunday.

Jayson Jenks of the Seattle Times takes a closer look at the budding rivalry between the Seahawks and 49ers.

John Boyle of the Everett Herald talks with wide receiver Doug Baldwin and cornerback Richard Sherman on Sunday's matchup with the 49ers. Both Baldwin and Sherman played for Niners head coach Jim Harbaugh during their time at Stanford University.

Danny O'Neil of 710Sports.com pins Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick as a person of interest heading into Sunday night's matchup.

O'Neil also says that despite struggling to run the ball well in Week 1 against the Carolina Panthers, the Seahawks are unlikely to alter their ground-game emphasis this week against the 49ers.

Eric Williams of the Tacoma News Tribune catches up with wide receiver Golden Tate on his development into one of the team's top playmakers.

Terry Blount of ESPN.com has his report from Thursday's practice, noting defensive ends Chris Clemons and Cliff Avril were full participants.

Doug Farrar of SI.com previews Sunday's rivalry game between the Seahawks and 49ers.

Don Banks of SI.com has his predictions for Week 2, taking the Seahawks over the 49ers by a final score of 27-21.

NFL.com columnist Adam Schein lists nine reasons why the Seahawks and 49ers share the League's best rivalry.

Robert Mays of Grantland.com breaks down the play of Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner.

Jeffri Chadiha of ESPN.com highlights running back Marshawn Lynch's time in Seattle.

Quarterback Russell Wilson appears at No. 3 on ESPN's Dan Graziano's early season MVP watch.

Here at Seahawks.com, I highlight Seahawks fan Holly Diop, who runs at least 12 miles every Seahawks gameday - a ritual in remembrance of her father.

Digital Media Reporter Clare Farnsworth recaps a Thursday in Hawkville where Walter Thurmond continued to fill in at cornerback for Brandon Browner, features Russell Wilson natural confidence and puts the focus on cornerback Richard Sherman.

And for a look at just how far the Seahawks-49ers rivalry stems, Seattle running back Christine Michael and San Francisco cornerback Chris Culliver go head-to-head in a friendly game of Madden 25. Check out the video below: 

Did I miss anything you think is worthy of inclusion? Let me know on Twitter @TonyDrovetto