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.
While Matt Flynn sits on the bench and rests a sore elbow Thursday night, Terrelle Pryor will get his opportunity to earn the Oakland Raiders’ starting quarterback job when they close out the preseason against the Seattle Seahawks.
Ever since high school, Marshawn Lynch has been compared to another running back. Lynch has been covered by the glory of someone else, will this be the year that he ultimately radiates his dominance on the gridiron?
It was only a few years ago that the NFC West was the laughingstock of the league, with Seattle snatching a division title in 2010 despite a 7-9 record. The situation was so unsightly that suggestions of altering the playoff seeding system became an off-season talking point.
49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and Seahawks coach Pete Carroll had faced off against each other in Pac-12 play when Stanford played USC.
Despite the fact that Davis’ 49ers have played in the last two NFC title games, Davis sees an emerging dynasty in the Seahawks.
Seattle might not be the first place you seek on a football map, but we guarantee you’ll know where it is the second week of the NFL season: It’s where the Seahawks will take on the San Francisco 49ers. It’s June, and already these two teams are talking trash.
Jim Harbaugh has used the recent run of suspensions on the division rival Seattle Seahawks for performance-enhancing drug infractions as a reminder to his own San Francisco team: Cheating won’t be tolerated.
The 2013 NFL Draft will take place this week, so let’s take a look at which holes each team in the NFC West needs to fill to have a successful draft.
Going from a playoff contending team in Seattle to the rebuilding project in Oakland doesn’t seem to bother Matt Flynn much.