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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

SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 04: Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks looks on during the game against the Minnesota Vikings at CenturyLink Field on November 4, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Bay Area Native Carroll Basking In Super Bowl Win, Expecting Repeat

Lost amid the escalating rivalry between the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers is the fact that the man who guided the Seahawks to their first Super Bowl crown was born right here in the city by the bay. If his postgame comments are any indication, he doesn’t plan on taking it easy on the hometown team in the near future.

02/03/2014

Pete Carroll (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Seahawks Beat Broncos 43-8 In Super Bowl

Defense wins championships, and the NFL has not seen a defense like Seattle’s in a long time.

02/02/2014

Seahawks v Broncos

Seahawks Rout Broncos 43-8 In Super Bowl XLVIII

The Seahawks won their first Super Bowl title Sunday night in overpowering fashion, punishing Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos 43-8.

02/02/2014

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

Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks looks over the defense at the line of scrimmage during the game against the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on December 23, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: It’s Hard To Beat The 49ers-Seahawks Rivalry

The Seahawks-49ers rivalry might just be the best in the country as the teams prepare for Sunday’s NFC Championship game in Seattle. “They play every year, and they play every year two times, at home and home, and you develop history,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/15/2014

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49ers-Seahawks Is NFL’s Most Heated Rivalry, But How Did We Get Here?

If you’ve taken a moment to browse online comments related to this weekend’s San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks NFC Championship matchup you know one thing, this is very personal for fans of on both sides. Unlike the Giants-Dodgers rivalry, which has aged like a fine wine over decades of competition and the move west from New York, this rivalry’s origins are far less apparent.

01/14/2014

Percy Harvin attempts a one-hand grab against the Vikings. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Will Harvin Play Against 49ers?

Seattle coach Pete Carroll said he won’t know Harvin’s status for the NFC Championship game against the 49ers until Wednesday or Thursday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/14/2014

San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks

GameDay: Questioning Pete Carroll In The Sehawks Loss To The 49ers

There is nothing the couch coach does better than the coach himself, except for clock management.

12/11/2013

Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks is tackled by Donte Whitner #31 of the San Francisco 49ers, Chris Culliver #29 of the Seattle Seahawks and Dashon Goldson #38 of the San Francisco 49ers after making a catch during a game at CenturyLink Field on December 23, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks won the game 42-13. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The 49ers-Seahawks Rivalry Has Legs

49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and Seahawks coach Pete Carroll had faced off against each other in Pac-12 play when Stanford played USC.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/18/2013

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