Last-Minute Interception Helps Patriots Hold On For 4th Super Bowl TitleTom Brady threw for four touchdowns and Malcolm Butler intercepted Russell Wilson’s pass in the end zone with 20 seconds left, helping the New England Patriots hold on to beat the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 Sunday night for their fourth Super Bowl title.
Seattle Team Grades: Seattle Avoids Meltdown, Wins in OTYes, it is a cliche, but the game is never over until it's actually over as Seattle comes from behind to advance to the Super Bowl.
Yet Again, Seattle's Defense Is Key To A RepeatHow can the Seahawks win their second straight Lombardi Trophy? The same way they did last season.
Team Grades: Questionable Call, Injuries And Seahawks Prove Too Much For 49ersFew people thought the 49ers were going to go into Seattle and beat the Seahawks, but the 49ers gave the home team a scare. If not for injuries and a bad call, San Francisco might have been able to keep their postseason hopes alive.
Opponent Profile: Reeling 49ers To Take On High Flying SeahawksFor the second time this season, the Seahawks and 49ers will meet. Both teams need a win for their playoff hopes, but it's the 49ers who are on the verge of being eliminated. San Francisco has not looked good the past two weeks and will need to quickly turn things around if they want to avoid their 3rd straight loss.
Team Grades: 49ers Outplayed, Lose Big Must-Win Game To SeahawksThe Thursday Night game between the Seahawks and 49ers was not as competitive as anticipated. Despite being at home, and needing to win this game more than their opponent, San Francisco had no answer for the defending Super Bowl Champs, and the result was a Seattle victory.
Daily Madden: 49ers Will Need To Do More Than Pressure Wilson To Beat SeahawksSeattle's 19-3 victory over the Cardinals Sunday moved both the Seahawks and the 49ers within two game of Arizona, the NFC West leader.
Team Grades: Raiders Doomed By Too Many Mistakes Against SeahawksThe Oakland Raiders dropped to 0-8 on the season, dropping a 30-24 decision on the road to the Seattle Seahawks. The Silver & Black had a chance with an onside kick, but they couldn't recover it. They were doomed in the first half by several mistakes that led to a 21-point deficit at halftime, and now the team must regroup—again.
Injury Report: Nine Raiders Questionable For Seattle Game This WeekendDo the Oakland Raiders have nine bodies to spare on Halloween weekend for their game in Seattle against the defending champions? Of course not. But that's the spooky truth the Silver & Black faces as they prepare for the Seahawks this Sunday. The Raiders are winless and will need a lot of tricks and treats to capture their first victory of the season against Seattle.
Opponent Profile: Seahawks Always Dangerous Opponent On Their Home TurfThe 0-7 Oakland Raiders travel to Seattle this weekend to take on the defending Super Bowl champions. And while the 4-3 Seahawks have already lost as many games as they did all of last year, they still are an opponent never to be taken lightly on their home field. Of course, the winless Silver & Black can't take any team lightly these days as they look to snap a 13-game losing streak dating back to last season.
Daily Madden: Something 'Special' About Russell WilsonCoach Madden said usually when a quarterback rolls back it’s bad news—but not with Seattle Seahawks’ QB Russell Wilson who, on Monday night, made a third-down 30-year pass to Marshawn Lynch to save the game with about three minutes left on the clock on a third down at mid-field
Five Things: Seahawks Trounce Packers In First Thursday Night Football MatchupIt's easy to pencil the Seahawks as back-to-back Super Bowl champs after their 36-16 beat-down of the Packers last night. Or to think Green Bay is a shadow of the franchise that won it all in 2011 and hasn't reached the conference championship since.