The end of the third quarter of the Seahawks’ season also meant another edition of our quarterly grades.
With Seattle going 4-0 in the last quarter and now 11-1 for the season, it was hard to find much fault in their play, and as you’ll see by the grades, I didn’t.
Elsewhere today. …
— Seahawks.com puts the focus on Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner;
— Seahawks.com on the matchup against the 49ers defense;
— ESPN offers its Double Coverage preview of the game;
— ESPN also offers some matchups to watch;
— ESPN wonders if it’s really a rivalry;
— CBSSports.com reports tickets for the game are pushing $250;
— The San Francisco Chronicle says the 49ers have the Seahawks right where they want them;
— FoxSports on the instructions the 49ers have given their fans for the game (no other comment really necessary);
— NFL.com says Vernon Davis wants to avenge the earlier loss to the Seahawks;
— SI.com on Wilson and Colin Kaepernick;
— The San Jose Mercury News says the matchup has coaches excited;
— The International Business Times with some betting odds and trends;
— Jim Harbaugh with lots of praise of Wilson;
— One Bay Area columnist calls the game a “backyard brawl;”
— The Chronicle with 10 storylines on the game;
— Yahoo.com looks at three teams that could beat the Seahawks in Seattle in the playoffs.