When the 49ers and Seahawks meet for the third time this season the stakes could not be higher. The winner will move on to the Super Bowl, while the loser will have to deal with falling just short of the big stage and to make matters worse at the hands of their hated division rival.
It may not be the Beast Quake, but Marshawn Lynch had another great game against New Orleans in the Playoffs as Seattle was able to outlast the Saints 23-15 and advance to the NFC Conference Finals next weekend.
Seattle shouldn’t hope to follow the same route to as their previous victory over New Orleans if they want to advance to the NFC title game next week.
The first time the Seattle Seahawks and New Orleans Saints met in Week 13, it was for NFC Supremacy. Now in Week 19, the true force of the NFC will be revealed.
Seattle has already faced, and beaten, both the Saints and 49ers this season but not the Packers. Does the unknown help or hurt a team in the Playoffs?
The National Football League’s formulaic methodology for scheduling means the Oakland Raiders already know who their opponents will be in 2014.
The Oakland Raiders have two young quarterbacks to choose from, so which one will emerge in 2014 as the potential QB of the future for the Silver and Black?
In a game that they had to win, San Francisco responded. They beat the best team in the NFC, (record-wise) and remain in control of their playoff destiny.
The division rivalry between the 49ers and Seahawks has been completely one sided as of late. Seattle has won the past two meetings and will look to make it 3 straight in a game that holds playoff implications for both sides.
The 49ers and Seahawks met Sunday night, and for the second straight meeting, the Seattle defense was the difference. This game featured the two top dogs of the NFC West, and the Seahawks sent a message not only to the defending division winner, but one to the entire NFL.
The NFL’s best, and newest rivalry will be renewed Sunday Night when the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks meet at Century Link Field. The NFC West foes will look to make a statement at the others expense, in what is arguably a battle of the NFL’s two best teams.
Peyton is still here. He’s still active. Boy, is he active. And last night was more than dropping a double-nickel, like Jordan did against the Knicks on his comeback trail.