Monday Round-Up: Seahawks, Broncos on the ground in New Jersey

Posted Jan 27, 2014

A morning link round-up of what's "out there" about your Seattle Seahawks as they approach Super Bowl XLVIII

Good morning, 12th Man.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Monday, Jan. 27 - about your Seattle Seahawks, six days before Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos at New Jersey's MetLife Stadium. introduces The Snaffler, a daily guide for a look at what's happening next and at what's already happened with both clubs in New York/New Jersey for Super Bowl week.

Peter King of has his Monday Morning Quarterback column, saying we can expect a fairly tame Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman over the next week.

Judy Battista has an informative guide on Super Bowl storylines, noting February's matchup features the best of the best (offense vs defense) playing against one another.

Marc Sessler of shares 12 things we learned from the Seahawks' arrival in New Jersey for Super Bowl XLVIII.

John Clayton of lays out 10 storylines he's excited to follow throughout Super Bowl week, which includes the "X Factor" wide receiver Percy Harvin.

Terry Blount of says this Super moment isn't too big for Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. Blount also notes Pete Carroll is confident in his team's mentality ahead of February's game and highlights strong safety Kam Chancellor's "enforcer" role.

Dan Graziano of shares words from cornerback Richard Sherman, who believes last week's media frenzy helped prepare the club for what lies ahead during Super Bowl week.

Tim Newcomb of takes a closer look at the footballs that will be used in Super Bowl XLVIII.

Danny O'Neil of shares five storylines you're sure to hear plenty more about as Super Bowl week roars on. O'Neil also says getting to the Super Bowl isn't enough for these young Seahawks.

Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR AM has his report from the Seahawks' first media availability of Super Bowl week.

Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times chronicles defensive end Cliff Avril's road from a winless rookie season to making the Super Bowl with the Seahawks. Condotta also digs up some AFC West rivalry history between the Seahawks and Broncos.

Jerry Brewer of the Seattle Times takes a look back at Pete Carroll's time with the New York Jets.

Jayson Jenks of the Seattle Times writes about how the Seahawks follow the lead of quarterback Russell Wilson and free safety Earl Thomas.

The Seattle Times talks with a few 12s who attended Sunday's Seahawks send-off in SeaTac.

Art Thiel of recaps the Seahawks' first day in New Jersey, writing about how the club will handle the increased attention.

Jason La Canfora of profiles the impressive play of linebacker Bobby Wagner.

Matt Crossman of recalls the hard-hitting, AFC West rivalry once shared by the Seahawks and Broncos. also has a preview of this Sunday's game.

John Boyle of the Everett Herald looks at what it could have been like if Peyton Manning joined the Seahawks two seasons ago.

Todd Dybas of the Tacoma News Tribune details the scene at the Seahawks' team hotel.

John McGrath of the Tacoma News Tribune says monitoring the weather is the most ridiculous storyline to follow this Super Bowl week. Breaking: It's cold.

Dave Boling of the Tacoma News Tribune has a chat with former Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren, taking a look back at Super Bowl XL.

The Associated Press notes cornerback Richard Sherman was on his best behavior when facing the media scrum on arrival day in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Steve Politi of the New Jersey Star-Ledger has seven tips for Super Bowl visitors to stay on New Jersey's good side.

USA Today says free safety Earl Thomas is bringing his barber to the Super Bowl.

Here at, our team photographers depict Sunday's SeaTac send-off and capture the team's arrival in New Jersey.

I share some send-off reaction from coach Pete Carroll and center Max Unger while compiling several player tweets and instagram posts from Sunday's travel day.

And Digital Media Writer Clare Farnsworth recaps Sunday in Hawkville and shares how the Seahawks will approach the heightened expectations and increased attention that comes with Super Bowl XLVIII.

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