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Monday Round-Up: Reaction to the Seahawks' 28-22 NFC Championship overtime win vs Green Bay Packers

A morning 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. 19 - about your Seahawks one day after their 28-22 NFC Championship overtime win against the Green Bay Packers that secured the club a second-consecutive trip to the Super Bowl.

The Local News

Here at, Clare Farnsworth has his NFC Championship recap detailing how love and belief willed the Seahawks to a late rally and names Richard Sherman his "unsung hero" in his game at a glance column for the All-Pro's willingness to play through injury.

I caught up with defensive end Michael Bennett to talk about his joy ride around CenturyLink Field and got the story behind the Seahawks' fake field goal for a touchdown from Jon Ryan to offensive tackle Garry Gilliam.

Here's every video highlight and postgame interview from Sunday's Seahawks win.

Seattle-native NBA star and Seahawks super-fan Nate Robinson was very entertaining on social media throughout yesterday's game.

Jayson Jenks at the Seattle Times recaps the emotions on display in the Seahawks locker room after Sunday's game.

Jerry Brewer at the Seattle Times says Sunday's Seahawks rally defined their season.

Danny O'Neil at writes about Russell Wilson's epic finish after his four-interception start.

Brady Henderson at says Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas showed their grit playing hurt.

Gary Lott at sums up the military's involvement in the Seahawks' NFC Championship game at CenturyLink Field.

And Danny Kelly at shares a detailed timeline of how the Seahawks saved their season with six minutes to play in Sunday's game.

The National Buzz  

Peter King at leads his Monday Morning Quarterback column by setting the postgame scene from Seattle.

Terry Blount at says Wilson and Kearse never gave up on one another and came through when it mattered most.

Chris Wesseling at shares six takeaways from Sunday's Seahawks win, noting Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers generated the lowest postseason passer rating of his career (55.8).

Mike Silver at reviews a pregame conversation he had with Wilson, with the Seattle quarterback predicting an overtime matchup that would come down to the game's final play.

Albert Breer at says the Seahawks defense put on another noteworthy performance to overcome five turnovers.

Nate Davis at USA Today labels Ryan's 19-yard touchdown toss to Gilliam as one of his "winners" from Sunday's conference title games.

Photos of the celebrations from the Seahawks after their come from behind win in overtime NFC Championship.

New England Patriots Up Next

The Seahawks will meet the AFC champion and fellow No. 1-seeded New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.

Dan Hanzus at has his first look at Super Bowl XLIX, pinpointing seven things to watch for on Feb. 1.

Mike Reiss at outlines three compelling storylines surrounding February's big game.

Tweet of the Day

Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from the Seattle Police Department, who had this to say after Bennett procured one of their bikes during the Seahawks' postgame celebration.

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