A bunch of us will make the trek to New York today, with a bunch more of us to follow soon.
More importantly, the Seahawks will also make the trek to New York/New Jersey today, arriving about 4 p.m. Seattle time. We’ll have full coverage of their arrival to kick off our coverage of Super Bowl week and all that that entails.
To get the day started, here are a bunch of links. First, from our paper, then from other media on the Seahawks, the Broncos, and then some other stuff:
SEATTLE TIMES COVERAGE
— Wondering what’s been going on with Shaun Alexander? Well, Geoff Baker caught up with the star of Seattle’s other Super Bowl team and wrote this story for the Sunday paper;
— Columnist Larry Stone writes that Pete Carroll’s way does work, after all;
— Columnist Jerry Brewer writes that the Seahawks are much more than Richard Sherman;
— Jayson Jenks writes about Michael Bennett’s sack dance;
— Super Bowl glory could lead to big endorsement deals for Seattle players;
— And here’s a note on what to expect from the Times this week.
— Seahawks.com wonders if the Hall of Fame will call Walter Jones (the guess here is yes);
— The New York Times on Richard Sherman;
— The LA Times on how Paul Allen saved the Seahawks;
— Troy Aikman says Russell Wilson may need to take some chances;
— The Kansas City Star on how the two teams reached New Jersey;
— The Washington Post on the key matchups;
— Comparing the defenses;
— Philly.com with a position breakdown;
— Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara played both QBs this season and offers this comparison.
— The Denver Post wraps up the team’s final practice at home before leaving;
— Lots more from the Post on the Broncos here;
— More quotes from the Broncos after Saturday’s practice;
— Denver RB Knowshon Moreno plans to play despite sore ribs;
— Eric Decker says the Broncos are braced for Seattle’s physical defense;
— Peyton Manning told his teammates not to let this opportunity pass them by;
— The Newark Star-Ledger on Manning.
— ESPN on the dropping ticket prices;
— New York area weather has a history with the Super Bowl;
— A look at the timeline if they really had to move the game;
— Don Shula wonders why they are playing a cold Super Bowl;
— Here’s a big list of Super Bowl-related events;
— Finally, Mike Holmgren won his only Super Bowl 17 years ago today: