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Swartz: Seahawks Celebration A Teachable Moment

Savor the Seahawks’ first Super Bowl victory, and make it a teachable moment.

02/04/2014

Seattle Seahawks mascot Taima the Hawk celebrates after they defeated the Denver Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl 48 at MetLife stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on February 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Timothy CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

The Many Highs, Few Lows Of 2013 Seattle Seahawks

When you win the Super Bowl, there isn’t much to complain about as far as overall team performance is concerned. But here is a look back at what the Seahawks excelled at and aspects of their game that they will need to tighten up next season.

02/04/2014

Pete Carroll (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Seahawks Beat Broncos 43-8 In Super Bowl

The Seahawks won their first Super Bowl title Sunday night in overpowering fashion, punishing Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos 43-8. That relentless defense, the NFL’s stingiest, never let the five-time MVP get going, disarming the highest-scoring offense in league history.

1090 The Fan–02/02/2014

Russell Wilson will need to beat the Broncos with his arm to secure Seattle's first Super Bowl. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Churchill: Seahawks Will Be Champs

It’s been 35 years since the city of Seattle has enjoyed a major professional sports championship. The now-defunct Seattle Supersonics own the only such title in the city’s sports history. The Seattle Seahawks have gone […]

1090 The Fan–02/02/2014

Peyton Manning, (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Swartz: Seahawks Must Make Manning Move

55 touchowns and just 10 interceptions.   20  sacks  all season, and none in 79 pass attempts in two playoff games.  The Denver Broncos offensive line protects Peyton Manning, and he delivers accurate throws, points, […]

1090 The Fan–01/31/2014

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Keidel: Manning’s Manifest Destiny?

What will matter most? The fact that Seattle has no players with Super Bowl experience, or their youth and speed and top-ranked defense? Or will the game be won by Denver’s suddenly stout rush defense and Peyton Manning’s blessed right arm?

01/31/2014

Pete Carroll and John Fox (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Carroll And Fox Enjoying Super Bowl Moment

Relaxed, self-assured and even charming, the coaches of the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos answered questions for 30 minutes on Friday, joking with each other and the audience.

1090 The Fan–01/31/2014

Jermaine Kearse (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Depth Is Key In Seahawks’ Success

Jermaine Kearse, Walter Thurmond and Malcolm Smith are just as big a reason why the Seattle Seahawks are in the Super Bowl.

1090 The Fan–01/30/2014

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Seattle Once Pursued Peyton Manning

Pete Carroll and John Schneider waited in the private plane in Denver, wondering if Peyton Manning would accept a request to meet with the brain trust of the Seattle Seahawks to see if that could be a potential landing spot for the free agent quarterback. This was March of 2012.

1090 The Fan–01/29/2014

Bruce Irvin ready for his first action of the 2013 NFL season. (photo by Bill Swartz, 1090TheFan)

Carroll Credits Irvin For Setting Seattle Straight

Pete Carroll said Wednesday it was the suspension of linebacker Bruce Irvin last spring that finally got the attention of the rest of the Seattle Seahawks that they needed to be taking their commitment to the team more seriously.

1090 The Fan–01/29/2014

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