Green Bay Packers
Marshawn Lynch rushed for 110 and two touchdowns, Russell Wilson threw a pair of touchdown passes and the Seattle Seahawks started defense of their Super Bowl title with a 36-16 win over the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night
Fantasy football players are also ready to go all-in on Thursday night. Finding favorable matchups in the first game on the schedule each week gives a player a big edge going into Sunday.
The Seattle Seahawks announced undercover cops will wear opposing team gear for every home game hit season to curb unruly behavior — that includes Thursday’s season opener against the Green Bay Packers.
Once the Super Bowl banner is unveiled, it will be time to embark on the quest to become the first team in a decade to repeat.
The last time these two teams played, it was one of the more important regular season games in recent memory. You may remember the “touchdown” pass from Russell Wilson to Golden Tate, tabbed the Inaccurate Reception, that essentially ended the referee lockout.
Steve, Bill & Jason talk with University of Washington Defensive Backs Coach Jimmy Lake, Voice of the Mariners Rick Rizz, Green Bay Packers Play by Play Voice Wayne Larrivee, Seattle Mariners Right-handed Reliever Carson Smith.
With the clock winding down, Russell Wilson — then a rookie in his third NFL game — scrambled and lofted a desperation pass from Green Bay’s 39-yard line into the end zone. After the officials ruled that Golden Tate had scored, the play instantly became known as “The Fail Mary,” and within days the NFL settled its labor dispute with referees.
Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy had a spectacular year in 2013, but improvement by Lacy and a healthy Aaron Rodgers, the Packers may just end up being the NFL’s most balanced offense in 2014.
After a difficult two seasons that saw Harvin miss 23 games overall due to ankle and hip injuries, Harvin is fully healthy once again and looks ready to explode this season.
Musicians + Sports: Jerrod Niemann on Dreams of Sports Commentating and Waiting to Hear Back from Aaron Rodgers
The “Drink to That All Night” singer-songwriter wants another stab at making NFL game picks for CBS Local after a less than stellar showing against fellow country artists including Justin Moore and Rodney Atkins back in 2012.