It’s here. The matchup everyone wanted, according to Times columnist Jerry Brewer.
I also wrote this story giving an early preview of the 49ers and Seahawks.
As for some other links, here you go. …
— Seahawks.com offers this preview of the game;
— NFL.com has this preview;
— The Tennessee Titans want to talk to Dan Quinn, but may not be able to until after the Super Bowl;
— SportsBook.com has Seattle favored by 3.5 points;
— Sunday’s forecast calls for 50 degrees and a 30 percent chance of rain;
— More from Forbes on the ticket situation;
— CSNBayArea.com offers these thoughts from the 49ers;
— 49er fullback Will Tukufau may miss the game with an injury suffered against Carolina;
— More on what the 49ers think about the game from the San Jose Mercury-News;
— And from the San Francisco Chronicle;
— The Fresno Bee says it’s the pairing the 49ers wanted all along;
— The Sacramento Bee also says this is the pairing the 49ers wanted all season;
— USA Today with five impressions of the NFC title game;
— ESPN with a Quick Take on the game;
— The Sporting News breaks down the betting lines of the two conference title games;
— USA Today says the 49ers are ready for the test;
— The Wall Street Journal says the hate is now beginning to flow;
— Finally, while Colin Kaepernick has struggled in Seattle, he’s actually thrived in the post-season:
(From ESPN) Highest Total QBR in postseason since 2006: Kaepernick (85.4), Rodgers (77.2), Warner (75.3), Peyton Manning (72.2).
— Scott Kacsmar (@FO_ScottKacsmar) January 13, 2014