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Seattle's defense is being touted as among best in NFL history

...Sherman, Earl Thomas and the rest of the Seattle Seahawks defense is among the very best...three consecutive seasons.Where would Seattle rank, though, if it manages to beat...Steve Mariucci, is impressed by the way Seattle has put up strong statistics year after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-30/seattles-defense-being-touted
Former linebacker Junior Seau is elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility

...having a Professional Football Hall of Fame without Junior Seau in it," said Patriots coach Bill Belichick, whose team plays Seattle in today's Super Bowl."I'd say the one word that comes to me when I think about Junior and football is 'passion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-31/former-linebacker-junior-seau
Super Bowl caps NFL season full of scandal

...flatter-than-normal footballs hasn't abated as the week's top story, even with a looming matchup between New England and Seattle. The Patriots were accused of providing under-inflated footballs for their AFC championship win, and an investigation will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-31/super-bowl-caps-nfl-season-fu
Unheralded receivers line Super Bowl rosters

PHOENIX - Doug Baldwin led the Seattle Seahawks in catches and yards receiving...Sanders dissed Baldwin and the rest of Seattle's receiving group.Few analysts give...said right after the game.Criticism of Seattle's receivers comes from ex-players-turned-broadcasters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-30/unheralded-receivers-line-sup
NFL's not happy with Marshawn Lynch's reticence

...NFL won't decide on any discipline for Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch until...in the Super Bowl." PENDING ARRIVAL: Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Friday it will...marred their loss in the NFC title game in Seattle.Coach Mike McCarthy announced the move...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-30/nfls-not-happy-marshawn-lynch
Marshawn Lynch fires back at media

...Marshawn Lynch changed the script and fired back at his critics.After two days of giving only scripted answers, the Seattle Seahawks' star running back gave his most extensive comments of Super Bowl week, mostly telling reporters why he won't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-29/marshawn-lynch-fires-back-med
Super Bowl brings big business to Augusta area restaurants

...up big sales at local restaurants.An estimated 184 million viewers will tune in to watch the New England Patriots play the Seattle Seahawks during the Super Bowl and will spend an average $77.88 on game day food, new TVs, athletic apparel and decorations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-29/super-bowl-
Super Bowl coaches are polar opposites in personality

...who previously played for Carroll in Seattle. "They have similarities too, though...routine he established when he came to Seattle after nine years at USC. Wednesdays...Belichick and the Patriots - and Carroll and Seattle.There's no big mystery to all this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-29/super-bowl-coaches-arer-polar
High turnover in past 10 years hasn't slowed New England Patriots

...players from that team that beat the Philadelphia Eagles in Jacksonville, Fla., who are on the squad that will play the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl on Sunday night.Older and, no doubt, much wiser.As elder statesmen on a team with 17 players...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-29/high-turnover-past-10-years-h
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says league is in 'good place'

...news conference.Another issue that won't be resolved until after the season's final game, Goodell said, is whether Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch will be fined for refusing to answer any questions at required media sessions this week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-30/nfl-commissioner-roger-goodel