NFC Championship Game
Russell Wilson threw a 35-yard touchdown pass on fourth down and Seattle’s top-ranked defense forced two late turnovers, lifting the Seahawks into their second Super Bowl with a 23-17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers for the NFC championship Sunday.
It’s a tough call in the NFC Championship Game between the Seahawks and 49ers, but there’s one factor that tips the scales.
Steve Sandmeyer and Jason A. Churchill pick the props for the NFC Championship Game.
The 3 big names dealing with injuries heading into the NFC Championship Game could all play. The 49ers figure to have both Carlos Rogers and Will Tukuafu ready to go, while Seattle’s Percy Harvin is a big question mark and will remain so up until kickoff.
Percy Harvin has still not cleared the required NFL concussion tests and was held out of his second straight practice as the Seahawks prepare to face the San Francisco 49ers for the NFC Championship. At […]
After some early acclimation, the Seahawks have figured out how to thrive even if they can never hear one another.
The pass rush crew of Cliff Avril, Michael Bennett, Clinton McDonald and Chris Clemons that raised Seattle’s sack total from 36 during the 2012 regular season to 44 this season.
Seattle advanced to the NFC championship game despite getting a career-low passing performance from Wilson, who threw for 103 yards in the Seahawks’ 23-15 win over the Saints. It was the fourth time in the past five games that Wilson failed to top 200 yards passing and the Seahawks had less than 300 yards of total offense.
San Francisco possesses a fast defense; their ends are fast, their linebackers are fast and despite not having the All-Pro secondary the Seahawks boast, they, too, can run and cover ground. Giving them more ground to cover is large advantage to Wilson and the Seahawks.
As the Seahawks head into Sunday’s NFC championship game against San Francisco, Brandon Mebane has the most seniority of the four players still on Seattle’s roster from before the arrival of head coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider.