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Steelers pull out improbable 18-16 win over Bengals

Chris Boswell kicked a 35-yard field goal with 14 seconds remaining as Pittsburgh somehow pulled out an 18-16 victory in an – really, just pick whatever synonym for “ugly” that …


Seahawks face long road to Super Bowl

Throughout its uneven season, Seattle has alluded to its goal of becoming special. Since spring minicamps, this team has kept on its mind the chance to become the first team …


Vikings have daunting Seahawks, but also division title

Whether or not the Minnesota Vikings were ahead of schedule in winning this division title in coach Mike Zimmer’s second season was irrelevant. The team reveled in what has been …


2 days later, sad, solemn Seahawks pack up for offseason

RENTON, Wash. — When Russell Wilson took the snap with 26 seconds remaining in the Super Bowl, made his read and released the pass, he believed he was on his …


Blanchette: Experience what NFL Experience leaves out

PHOENIX – One of the most popular features of any Super Bowl, other than charting Marshawn Lynch’s syllable output, is the NFL Experience.


Seahawks notes: Richard Sherman’s baby dilemma

PHOENIX – The Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl XLIX?


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 29, 2015

Marshawn Lynch speaks! Says he has nothing to say

PHOENIX – And on the third day, Marshawn Lynch turned into a scold.


Super Bowl notes: Marshawn Lynch voices his media mantra

PHOENIX – He’s just about that echo, boss. Some things don’t change at Super Bowl Media Day. A corpulent kook from a local radio station asked his questions wearing nothing …


Bennett: Seahawks embrace spotlight as champs

PHOENIX – The Seahawks can be brash, boastful and over the top. They also are champions, and defensive end Michael Bennett believes they’ve earned their right to be in the …


Long after Twitter feud, Darrelle Revis, Richard Sherman pledge respect

PHOENIX – Darrelle Revis long reigned supreme among cornerbacks. Then came along this upstart Richard Sherman, who proclaimed himself the best then backed it up.


John Blanchette: Seattle receivers are Seahawks’ kind of players

PHOENIX – Jermaine Kearse has made it. Heroics. Respect. Validation. And his own podium at Super Bowl Media Day.


Super Bowl notes: Marshawn Lynch voices his media mantra

PHOENIX – He’s just about that echo, boss. Some things don’t change at Super Bowl Media Day.


Richard Sherman, Seahawks take the trash-talk lead over Patriots

Richard Sherman gave Tom Brady an earful and trolled him on Twitter a few years ago. Now the All-Pro cornerback says the star quarterback isn’t really a choir boy.


‘U mad bro?’ Seahawks have trash-talk lead over Patriots heading into Super Bowl

This Super Bowl between the New England Patriots (14-4) and Seattle Seahawks (14-4) will feature some epic yapping from some of the best trash-talkers in the NFL.


Packers vs. Seahawks: Key matchups in NFC title game

When Packers have the ball Pretty simple, really: balance. With a healthy QB Aaron Rodgers and RB Eddie Lacy, that usually is not a problem for the Packers. But Rodgers …


Colts vs. Patriots: Key matchups in AFC title game

When the Colts have the ball Andrew Luck led the NFL in TD passes with 40, and he’s proven himself a real force in his three pro seasons. Except, that …


Andrew Luck would take another big step if Colts beat Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Step by step, Andrew Luck has climbed into the upper echelon of NFL quarterbacks. In each of his three seasons, he and the Indianapolis Colts got one …


Packers vs. Seahawks: Key matchups in NFC title game

Matchups for the NFC championship game Sunday between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field:


Seattle and Green Bay meet for NFC championship

SEATTLE — Eventually, the paths of Green Bay and Seattle were going to cross again. After they opened the 2014 NFL season in early September, it seemed inevitable that Aaron …


Rodgers, Lacy probable Sunday

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and running back Eddie Lacy were listed as probable on the injury report for this weekend’s NFC title game against the Seattle Seahawks. Rodgers has been …


NFL’s final four teams built to win

When constructing a contender. The basics must be adhered to: stability in coaching, the front office and, perhaps most importantly, ownership; Forward thinking; strong drafting and personnel decisions and standout …


Wisconsin radio station bans Seattle bands until after game

A Milwaukee radio station is saying “no to Seattle” until after the Packers-Seahawks NFC Championship Game on Sunday. For now, WLWK-FM said it is banning all Seattle artists from its …


In different ways, LBs Bobby Wagner, Clay Matthews make marks

RENTON, Wash. — If it seems as if Clay Matthews is omnipresent off the field, well, yeah. No NFL linebacker has a higher profile than the Green Bay star, thanks …


Seahawks among the best at not giving the ball away

Pete Carroll talks about it constantly, almost to the point of exasperation, about how protecting the ball is the most important thing in the Seattle Seahawks program.


Seahawks will face Packers for NFC title

The Seahawks will host Green Bay in the conference title game, a rematch of the first game of the regular season when Seattle beat the Packers 36-16.


Dan Caesar’s Sunday NFL divisional playoff picks

Kickoff: 10:05 a.m. TV: Fox 28 Line: GB by 6 O/U: 53


See you later

SEATTLE – This time Russell Wilson did it with his arm, passing the Seattle Seahawks into the NFC Championship game for the second straight year with a big assist from …


Brady delivers one for record book

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – One big comeback, then another. And now another game for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 10, 2015

Russell Wilson, Kam Chancellor lead Seattle past Carolina

SEATTLE — This time Russell Wilson did it with his arm, passing the Seattle Seahawks into the NFC championship game for the second straight year with a big assist from …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 10, 2015

Tom Brady throws 3 TD passes as Patriots beat Ravens

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — One big comeback, then another. And now another game for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots.