Saturday Round-Up: What to watch for tomorrow at CenturyLink Field

Posted Jan 18, 2014

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

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Saturday, Jan. 18 - about your Seattle Seahawks:

Nate Scott of USA Today has three things to watch during tomorrow's NFC Championship, noting neither team can afford to let what is sure to be a physical battle turn into personal fouls. Scott also has nine bold predictions for Sunday's conference title games, believing a special teams touchdown could decide the Seahawks-49ers contest.

Gregg Rosenthal of has nine things to watch tomorrow between the Seahawks and 49ers, saying the play of cornerback Byron Maxwell will be a big factor.

Kevin Patra of rounds up the injury news ahead of tomorrow's games, noting linebacker K.J. Wright (foot) will play and wide receiver Percy Harvin (concussion) will not.

Michael Silver of has four storylines for you to follow during tomorrow's NFC Championship. Silver likes the Seahawks to win what he believes will be "a very close game."

Terry Blount and Bill Williamson of discuss some of the key issues surrounding Sunday's game. Both Blount and Williamson pick the Seahawks to come out on top. Blount also says the Seahawks should be fine without the services of wide receiver Percy Harvin (concussion).

Marty Callinan of ESPN Stats & Information looks at which NFC Championship team has it better along the defensive, at linebacker, and in the secondary. Callinan likes the Seahawks at two of the three position groups.

Free safety Earl Thomas offers his take and shares his feelings ahead of Sunday's NFC Championship.

Doug Farrar of has an advanced statistical preview of Sunday's conference championships.

Pete Prisco and Pat Kirwan of break down tomorrow's NFC Championship game in this short video.

Danny O'Neil of says perseverance may be as important as performance for quarterbacks Russell Wilson and Colin Kaepernick this Sunday, when a single mistake could determine the outcome.

Brady Henderson of discusses Sunday's NFC Championship game in his "Double Coverage" feature with Bay Area News Group 49ers reporter Cam Inman.

Art Thiel of tells us what Sunday's NFC Championship means to Seattle sports history.

Jeff Deeney of breaks down three matchups to watch this Sunday.

Todd Dybas of the Tacoma News Tribune highlights the passionate play of wide receiver Doug Baldwin.

Don Ruiz of the Tacoma News Tribune tells us what wide receivers Anquan Boldin and Michael Crabtree mean to the 49ers.

Adam Lewis of says a midseason meeting got the Seahawks run defense back to what they pride themselves on: Hitting.

Jason A. Churchill of CBS Seattle outlines three things to watch tomorrow at CenturyLink Field.

Tom Pelissero of USA Today talks with Seahawks general manager John Schneider about how he's steered the club toward success in his four seasons in Seattle.

Darren Rovell of reports how running back Marshawn Lynch is using his "Beast Mode" trademark to collect funds for his FAM 1st Family Foundation.

Luke Duecy of KOMO 4 News outlines a few tips from professional voice coach Susan Carr on how you can be even #LOUDER on Sunday at CenturyLink Field.

Sam Laird of highlights the story of CenturyLink Field beer vendor Kevin Zelko, a special education teacher at Kimball Elementary School who started a project to raise funds in hopes of purchasing Seahawks jerseys for needy children at his inner-city school.

Here at, we unveiled Macklemore and Ryan Lewis will perform at halftime of tomorrow's NFC Championship.

Team photographer Corky Trewin has several snaps from Friday's 12th Man flag raising at the Space Needle and Seahawks rally at Seattle's Westlake Park.

And Digital Media Reporter Clare Farnsworth puts the focus on quarterback Russell Wilson's preparation, notes linebacker K.J. Wright is in and wide receiver Percy Harvin is out for Sunday's game, and says stopping the run is priority number one for both the Seahawks and 49ers tomorrow at CenturyLink Field.

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