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January 19, 2014 at 12:38 PM

Seahawks notes and quotes from the NFL Network

Here are some quick notes and quotes from NFL GameDay First and NFL GameDay Morning today concerning the Seattle-San Francisco game today and some other issues related to the Seahawks:

Quotes from NFL GameDay First

“One of these teams is going to go a bridge too far and get a penalty that is really going to affect this game.” – Brian Billick on the San Francisco 49ers-Seattle Seahawks matchup

“This is an Anquan Boldin type of game. Anquan Boldin plays and practices mad, he is an angry route-runner. Against the Seattle defensive schemes, he will find a way to get open.” – Brian Billick on San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin

Quotes from NFL GameDay Morning

“In this game, the Seattle Seahawks are going to put it all on Colin Kaepernick. They’re going to make him beat them with his arm.” – Marshall Faulk on the Seattle Seahawks facing San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick

“He is a star waiting to happen…He continues to make big play after big play for this team in special teams and as a receiver. Today is going to be his day because they’re going to focus on taking Golden Tate away.” – Marshall Faulk on Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin

“He has done some amazing things in the short period of time that he’s [been] playing; some big plays, a lot of big plays with his feet. But if he wants to take that next step – and if he wants to win the game today – he has to…read those coverages and make some of those big throws against Seattle’s defense.” – Kurt Warner on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick

“Colin can’t afford to throw one interception today – he has to be near spot-on perfect. He has to be the guy that gets this offense going and we haven’t seen that here in this building.” – Heath Evans on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has thrown four interceptions in his two career games in Seattle

“I’m concerned that if one of those two areas doesn’t play up to par – if they give up some points or they can’t run the football – and it gets stuck on Russell Wilson’s shoulders…if he has to stay in the pocket against good defenses, read coverages, make the right plays, see the field, that’s where I worry.” – Kurt Warner on Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson

NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport

On Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin:

“My understanding is the Seahawks do expect Percy Harvin to be able to play in the Super Bowl if they make it.”

On the Cleveland Browns head coaching search:

“The Browns are committed to interviewing a candidate in Championship Sunday. One, Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase who at this point does seem to be their top target; the problem is, my understanding is there is no guarantee Gase would even interview. He is in a perfect situation; he’s Peyton Manning’s offensive coordinator, he’s young. It would take something perfect to pull him away from there, although Peyton is a Tennessee alum, Jimmy Haslam, the Browns owner, is a Tennessee alum. Peyton has vouched for Haslam to Gase. The other candidate, Dan Quinn, the Seahawks defensive coordinator. A lot of mutual interest there. If the Seahawks lose, I would expect that interview to happen quickly. His offensive coordinator? Two options: Gary Kubiak and Kyle Shanahan.”



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