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Tuesday Round-Up: Early Super Bowl storylines

Posted Jan 21, 2014

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 - Tuesday, Jan. 21 - about your Seattle Seahawks:

Adam Schein of NFL.com is thankful for February's Super Bowl matchup between the No. 1-ranked defense of the Seahawks and the No. 1-ranked offense of the Denver Broncos.

Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com highlights six storylines we won't get sick of leading up to Super Bowl XLVIII.

Judy Battista of NFL.com says February's Super Bowl will be a true clash of play styles between the Seahawks and Broncos.

The Sports Business Journal has a look at what preparations are in place for Super Bowl week in New York, where they'll shut down 13 blocks in the middle of Manhattan for activities surrounding February's game.

Dan Pompei of SportsOnEarth.com profiles Seahawks general manager John Schneider, saying there is no one more deserving of NFL Executive of the Year.

Seahawks general manager John Schneider talks with SiriusXM Blitz about winning the NFC Championship.

Greg A. Bedard of TheMMQB.com breaks down what went into the Seahawks' 35-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Russell Wilson to wide receiver Jermaine Kearse in Sunday's game against the Niners. The game-changing play came on a 4th-and-7 in the fourth quarter.

Jane McManus of ESPNNewYork.com has some early tips for those attending Super Bowl XLVIII.

Terry Blount of ESPN.com says wide receiver Doug Baldwin will be slow to start the week of practice with a hip injury, but he's expected to be fine for the Super Bowl. Blount also notes Pete Carroll is excited for a matchup against one of the all-time greats - Peyton Manning.

ESPN's Trent Dilfer talks with Colin Cowherd about the Seahawks' culture under coach Pete Carroll.

Bill Barnwell of Grantland.com says cornerback Richard Sherman and defensive end Michael Bennett's stock has been on the rise this postseason.

John Boyle of the Everett Herald reports wide receiver Percy Harvin is expected back at practice for the Seahawks this Wednesday.

Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR AM reports the Seahawks return relatively healthy as they ready for Super Bowl XLVIII.

Danny O'Neil of 710Sports.com has three things we learned and three things we're still trying to figure out following Sunday's NFC Championship win over the San Francisco 49ers.

Former NFL quarterback Hugh Millen breaks down Seattle's three fourth quarter turnovers created against the Niners this past Sunday.

John McGrath of the Tacoma News Tribune says the Seahawks' run has no signs of stopping anytime soon.

Don Ruiz of the Tacoma News Tribune reports from Colorado, where Broncos coach John Fox says his team expects a physical Super Bowl against the Seahawks.

Todd Dybas of the Tacoma News Tribune has a look ahead at how the Seahawks are preparing for Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos.

Josh Kerns of MyNorthwest.com looks at the massive television ratings attracted by Sunday's NFC Championship game.

Dave Ross of KIRO Radio has another ballad dedicated to Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch.

Nate Davis of USA Today outlines the changes to this year's Pro Bowl, which takes place this Sunday, Jan. 26. 

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the League may look at eliminating extra points.

Here at Seahawks.com, I recap and provide audio from Pete Carroll's Monday morning conversation with 710 ESPN Seattle's "Brock and Danny."

Sea Gal Courtney is on her way to Hawaii to represent the Seahawks at Pro Bowl 2014.

Digital Media Writer Clare Farnsworth reflects upon what worked and what needs work following Sunday's Super Bowl-clinching victory over the San Francisco 49ers, puts the focus on Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, and eyes the situation at left guard for the Seahawks.

And lastly, a couple tweets from yesterday that I found interesting...

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

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