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January 18, 2014 at 9:26 AM

Day-before links: Bowie, previews, and more

What is maybe the biggest football game to be played in Seattle — just feels a tad larger than the 2006 NFC title game given the year-long anticipation — is now a day away.

Here are a ton of links to help pass the time. …

— Here’s our notebook for Saturday’s paper with lots of info;

— Here’s a story I wrote on rookie lineman Michael Bowie;

— Columnist Larry Stone says the Seahawks’ evolution mirrors that of the ’80s 49ers;

— Seahawks.com with a video look at keys to the game;

— Seahawks.com wraps up Friday’s happenings;

Peter King calls Brandon Mebane the rock of the Seattle defense;

— The New York Daily News with a feature on Derrick Coleman;

Jim Moore says Jim Harbaugh and Pete Carroll probably don’t really hate each other;

— Here’s ESPN’s Double Coverage preview;

— SI.com with a preview;

— SI.com’s Doug Farrar with a bunch of stats on the game;

— The Sporting News Linesmakers mostly pick the Seahawks;

— FootballOutsiders offers its preview of the game;

— Here’s Sunday’s forecast — the weather doesn’t look like it will be an issue;

— 49ers CB Carlos Rogers is listed as questionable but says he’ll play;

— Another take on Rogers saying he’ll play;

— The 49ers are essentially at full strength for the game;

— NFL.com’s Michael Silver says it’s a game for the ages;

— The AP looks at the key matchups;

— 49ers beat writer Cam Inman answers five questions about the game;

— The San Jose Mercury News says Marshawn Lynch is the key to the game;

Jim Harbaugh said Friday his team is ready;

— The Sacramento Bee offers its key matchups;

Tim Kawakami of the Mercury News picks the 49ers;

— The San Francisco Chronicle’s Bruce Jenkins questions if it’s really a classic rivalry;

— The LA Times’ Sam Farmer says the game about more than football;

— The New York Times writes that the rivalry heats up the West Coast;

— USA Today says the Seahawks realize the opportunity in front of them;

— The Washington Post writes America hates the Seahawks;

— The Sacramento Bee breaks the news that Seahawk and 49er fans don’t like each other much;

— TheScore.com with some thoughts on Seattle’s offensive line;

— 32 observations of the conference title games from Pro Football Focus;

— Saturday Morning One-Liners from Pro Football Talks;

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