Wednesday Round-Up: Early Seahawks-49ers previews

Posted Sep 11, 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, Wednesday, September 11, about your Seattle Seahawks:

Jerry Brewer of the Seattle Times offers an early look at Sunday's matchup with the San Francisco 49ers, noting that the Seahawks need to win more than the Niners do in order to send a message that Brewer says San Francisco has already sent.

Eric Williams of the Tacoma News Tribune has a Q&A session with Matt Maiocco, who covers the San Francisco 49ers for The pair discuss the weekend's matchup between the NFC West rivals. Williams also pens an early preview of Sunday's Seahawks-49ers game.

John Boyle of the Everett Herald says the most significant takeaway from Sunday's 12-7 win over the Panthers is that no matter how talented the Seahawks offense may be, this is a team that will win because they have one of the best defenses in the NFL.

The Seattle Times shares several highlights from Tuesday's "The Blitz" Seahawks chat with writers Bob Condotta and Jayson Jenks.

Danny O'Neil of outlines what head coach Pete Carroll said and tries to decipher what he meant following the Seahawks Week 1 win over the Panthers. O'Neil also has highlights from his Tuesday Hawk Talk.

Brent Stecker of recaps a Monday conversation between wide receiver Doug Baldwin and "Bob and Groz."

Terry Blount of has his weekly examination of the Seahawks quarterback play. Blount also previews this weekend's matchup with the 49ers through the eyes of free safety Earl Thomas.

John McTigue of ESPN Stats & Info has a look at how the threat of the read-option led to success in the play-action passing game for the Seahawks and 49ers in Week 1.

Dave "Softy" Mahler of Sports Radio 950 KJR AM had quarterback Russell Wilson on his show on Tuesday.

Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News showcases cornerback Richard Sherman's competitive play style heading into Sunday's matchup with the 49ers. Around the League editor Gregg Rosenthal puts Russell Wilson at No. 9 in his quarterback index, noting his ability to create opportunities for big plays when they aren't there.

Former Seahawks fullback Michael Robinson appeared as a guest analyst on NFL Network, commenting on the unique coaching style of head coach Pete Carroll.

Here at, I answer your questions about the offensive line's performance against Carolina in the latest edition of our #HawksMailbag.

And Digital Media Reporter Clare Farnsworth highlights defensive tackle Tony McDaniel's performance against the Panthers, puts the focus on backup safety Chris Maragos, talks with the All-Pro duo of Earl Thomas and Richard Sherman on this Sunday's game, and takes a closer look at the Seahawks Week 2 opponent - the San Francisco 49ers.

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