Continuing with one of our regular features in the paper this season, columnist Jerry Brewer offers his narrative review of the third quarter of the Seahawks season.
As Brewer writes, the third quarter of this season is when the Seahawks began to pull away from the field and also had lots of celebrations like the one above after Michael Bennett’s fumble return for a touchdown against the Saints (in a John Lok photo). Now the trick will be to stay there.
Also today. …
—Seahawks.com writes about the appearance of Drake at practice on Thursday;
— ColdHardFootballFacts ponders some of Russell Wilson’s numbers;
— ESPN says No. 1 receivers will be the key to Sunday’s game;
— The Sacramento Bee says the QB edge goes to the Seahawks;
— The Mercury News writes that the game might come down to defense;
— Mercury News columnist Mark Purdy opines that the quarterbacks in this game are a study in contrasts;
— USA Today writes the 49ers are impressed by Wilson;
— SI.com says this is one of the must-attend games of the weekend;
— Sporting News picks the 49ers, 20-17;
— SI.com’s Playbook takes a look at the game;
— John Clayton cites the NFC West as an example of a division race with little drama;
— Some viewing tips on all the games this weekend from NFL.com;
— A look at some of the gambling-related numbers on the game.