Friday Round-Up: Previewing Week 14 at San Francisco 49ers

Posted Dec 6, 2013

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

Good morning, 12th Man.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Friday, December 6 - about your Seattle Seahawks:

ESPN Stats & Information's John Parolin highlights four matchups to watch as the Seahawks take on the 49ers in San Francisco this Sunday.

ESPN's NFL Live crew has their predictions for Sunday's Seahawks game against the 49ers, with two of three talking heads picking San Francisco to emerge victorious on their home turf.

ESPN Insider Mike Sando says he leans toward the Seahawks in making a prediction for Sunday's game against the Niners.

Chris Burke and Doug Farrar of preview all of Week 14's matchups with a focus on the "Main Event" between the Seahawks and 49ers.

Evan Silva of has a look at Week 14 around the NFL, predicting a 13-10 49ers victory over the Seahawks on Sunday.

Ashley Fox of makes the NFL MVP case for Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson over Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning.

Peter Bukowski of has quarterback Russell Wilson at No. 3 on his latest MVP Watch behind Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and Saints quarterback Drew Brees.

USA Today Sports says quarterback Russell Wilson has surpassed Saints quarterback Drew Brees in the NFL MVP race, but still trails Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning.

Switching to some local recognition, quarterback Russell Wilson is up for Seattle Sports Commission Male Sports Star of the Year. Wilson is up against UW football running back Bishop Sankey, Seattle Sounders FC defender DeAndre Yedlin, Seattle Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma, Red Sox pitcher and Tacoma native Jon Lester, and the UW men's soccer team. The Seahawks' historic 2013 season also earns a mention for Sports Story of the Year. You can vote for Wilson and the Seahawks right here. The winners will be announced on January 22 at Seattle's Benaroya Hall.

Todd Dybas of the Tacoma News Tribune has comments from Russell Wilson on what he thinks about all of the MVP talk.

John Boyle of the Everett Herald catches up with Russell Wilson's teammates on why they think Wilson deserves legitimate MVP consideration.

Jerry Brewer of the Seattle Times offers an extensive review of the Seahawks' impressive third quarter of the season, noting the club has outscored its last three opponents 108-37.

Terry Blount and Bill Williamson of break down what wide receivers Michael Crabtree and Percy Harvin mean to their respective clubs ahead of Week 14's matchup in the Bay Area. Blount also has an interesting tidbit about left tackle Russell Okung's mother, a newly-published author.

Danny O'Neil of pegs 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick as his "person of interest" heading into Sunday's matchup with the Seahawks.

Steve Rudman of looks at the value the No. 1 playoff seed holds.

Here at, guest columnist Steve Kelley rehashes linebacker K.J. Wright's Monday night performance against the Saints, looking at what has made Wright and the Seahawks so dominant this season.

We have several photos from Wednesday night's Sea Gals charity auction that raised over $25,500 for the Broadview Women and Children's Shelter.

And Digital Media Reporter Clare Farnsworth has an in-depth feature on the Seahawks receiving corps, gives us Niners head coach Jim Harbaugh's take on the play of quarterback Russell Wilson, and puts the focus on Canadian recording artist Drake, who after a Wednesday performance at the Tacoma Dome stopped by the Seahawks' "Turnover Thursday" practice.

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