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Tuesday Round-Up: Russell Wilson reminds Bill Belichick of Roger Staubach

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


Good afternoon, 12s.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Tuesday, Jan. 20 - about your Seattle Seahawks:

Bill Belichick Compares Russell Wilson To Roger Staubach 

During a Tuesday morning conference call, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick compared Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson to Roger Staubach, the former NFL quarterback who led the Dallas Cowboys to four Super Bowls, including victories in Super Bowl VI and Super Bowl XII.

"He kind of reminds me of watching Staubach," Belichick said via Mike Reiss at "I remember a lot of Staubach's spectacular running plays where it looked like he was about to get tackled by three or four guys, and he would Houdini it out of there somehow. You see Wilson doing some of the same things."

According to Reiss, Belichick was a fan of Staubach during the quarterback's time at Navy, where Belichick's father was a coach.

"He has an instinctiveness; he just knows where people are," Belichick added of the Seahawks' Wilson. "It looks like he's going to get tackled and he doesn't. You think that he doesn't see them, but he sees them. He just knows they are there. He has an uncanny sense of awareness of what is around him, good or bad.

"I can't really define it. You can't really coach it. It's an awareness that all great players have it, all good players have it. I think he just has it at a higher level. It's impressive."

Watch The Super Bowl For Free Online

Early Tuesday, NBC announced it will stream all Super Bowl content for free on Sunday, Feb. 1, including pregame coverage, the game itself between the Seahawks and Patriots, and the halftime show featuring Katy Perry.

Fans can access the content online at and using the NBC Sports Live Extra app. Normally, users are required to log in to use the service, but you'll get a free pass on Super Bowl Sunday.

NBC's online stream starts at 9 a.m. PT and concludes after the showing of *The Blacklist *following the game.

From The Head Coach

Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll joined 710 ESPN Seattle's "Brock and Salk" on Monday morning to talk about his team's 28-22 overtime win in the NFC Championship game against the Green Bay Packers. Carroll also touched on the Seahawks' upcoming Super Bowl matchup with the New England Patriots.

The full audio file is embedded for you above, but Brady Henderson at has a short recap of Carroll's conversation right here.

Tweet of the Day

Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from Sports Illustrated, whose latest cover features a photo of Jermaine Kearse's game-winning touchdown in this past Sunday's NFC Championship game against the Packers. 

More From Around The Web

Here at, Clare Farnsworh updates the status of cornerback Richard Sherman (elbow) and free safety Earl Thomas (shoulder), features quarterback Russell Wilson's emotional conference title day, and wishes a happy 41st birthday to Pro Football Hall of Fame left tackle Walter Jones.

I detail four things we learned from wide receiver Jermaine Kearse's Monday press conference, including a note on the best advice he received during Sunday's game that saw him haul in the game-winning touchdown.

Here's how Seahawks players reacted on social media following Sunday's NFC Championship.

Here's a look at three of the bigger plays from Sunday's NFC Championship win from the four 'Eye of the Hawk' camera angles available in the Seahawks mobile app.

Bill Barnwell has a nice recap of the Seahawks' conference title game, writing "If winning the Super Bowl is like climbing Mt. Everest, this was like facing a deadly avalanche and surviving."

John Clayton at poses 10 questions and answers on the upcoming Super Bowl matchup between the Seahawks and Patriots, believing the game will feature some of the NFL's greatest defensive backs. Clayton doesn't offer a score prediction, but thinks Seattle will become the first team since the 2003-04 Patriots to win back-to-back Super Bowls.

The Seahawks photographers bring you down to the sidelines, showing you the comings and goings of the Seahawks sideline including portraits and meetings between players and coaches.

It's an Insider feature, but's Mike Sando and Matt Williamson rank every player in this year's Super Bowl.

Dan Hanzus at details eight plays that doomed the Packers this past Sunday at CenturyLink Field.

Danny O'Neil at shares three things we learned and three things we're still trying to figure out from the Seahawks' NFC Championship win over the Packers.

D*id I miss anything you think is worthy of inclusion? Let me know on Twitter *

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