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Monday Round-Up: Players, Coaches, Local & National Media React To Seattle Seahawks 31-24 Divisional Round Loss at Carolina Panthers

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


Good morning, 12s.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Monday, Jan. 18 - about your Seattle Seahawks one day after the team's 31-24 loss to the Carolina Panthers in the divisional round of the NFC playoffs at Charlotte's Bank of America Stadium.

The Local Press

In his return from abdominal surgery, running back Marshawn Lynch "didn't get much of a chance" to get going against Carolina with Seattle down 31-0 at halftime.

Postgame, Carroll provided brief injury updates on left tackle Russell Okung, defensive end Cliff Avril, and strong safety Kam Chancellor.

Jayson Jenks at the Seattle Times writes about Russell Wilson's up-and-down performance against the Panthers.

While nowhere near as satisfying as a victory, Larry Stone at the Seattle Times comments on what Sunday's second-half comeback meant for the Seahawks.

Dave Boling at the Tacoma News Tribune highlights the end of rookie Tyler Lockett's impressive rookie year and says Seattle's season came up painfully short.

Gregg Bell at the Tacoma News Tribune writes about Jermaine Kearse's career day that saw the former Husky wideout make 11 catches for 110 yards and two touchdowns.

Danny O'Neil at says the Seahawks head into a challenging offseason, believes Seattle lives and dies by the play of quarterback Russell Wilson, and revisits a first half play that saw the Seahawks go for it on fourth down instead of kicking a 25-yard field goal.

Art Thiel at says plain and simple, the Panthers were the better team.

Curtis Crabtree at Sports Radio 950 KJR AM has five takeaways from the Seahawks loss.

The National Buzz

Sheil Kapadia at says a poor first half set the Seahawks back and poses five questions facing the Seahawks this offseason.

Kevin Seifert at has an updated look at the 2016 NFL Draft order after divisional weekend. The Seahawks own the No. 26 overall pick in the first round. 

Despite the loss, Frank Schwab at Yahoo! Sports labels Seattle one of his winners from this past weekend, taking time to appreciate what the team has accomplished since 2012.

Will Brinson at shares 11 things to know from Sunday's Seahawks-Panthers divisional playoff.

Chris Wesseling at outlines five things we learned from the Seahawks loss.

Albert Breer at says the Panthers dismissed their doubters with their win over Seattle.

Tweet Of The Day

Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from us - @Seahawks, as we share late-night photos from the team's arrival at Renton's Virginia Mason Athletic Center, where 12s turned out in full force to greet the Seahawks.

From The Coach

From The Players

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