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  1. Seahawks hold off 49ers' late rally, advance to Super Bowl

    Russell Wilson threw a 35-yard touchdown pass on fourth down and Seattle's top-ranked defense forced two late turnovers, lifting the Seahawks into their second Super Bowl with a 23-17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers for the NFC championship Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 19, 2014
  2. ManningWatch: Team ownership matters

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks owned the NFC West for years because their owner, Paul Allen, was so clearly superior to his peers in the division. It was Allen who pushed through a stadium referendum precipitating his purchase of the team in the late 1990s....

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  3. Around the NFC West: Seattle Super Bowl?

    Mike Sando

    Aaron Levine's report about the Seattle Seahawks hoping to bring a Super Bowl to the Northwest sent me back through notes to a 2002 interview with team owner Paul Allen. The Seahawks were about to open their new stadium at the time, so it was natu...

    Blog | February 07, 2012
  4. Ultimate Rankings: Rams, Seahawks surge

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams are surging. The Seattle Seahawks are moving up, too. The Arizona Cardinals are plummeting. The San Francisco 49ers are slipping to a much smaller degree. Those were the conclusions offered up by ESPN's Ultimate Team Rankings...

    Blog | June 17, 2011
  5. Seahawks best organization in NFC West?

    Mike Sando

    Adam Schein of Sirius NFL Radio and is back with his third annual NFL organizational rankings. The Seattle Seahawks have overtaken the Arizona Cardinals for the top spot in the division based on ownership, quarterback, coach, front o...

    Blog | June 03, 2011
  6. Flash Points: Franchise-turning events

    Mike Sando

    Examining the most crucial event in the history of every team in the division. A longtime Cincinnati Bengals assistant named Bill Walsh was having a hard time convincing NFL teams to hire him as a head coach. The Bengals had promoted another as...

    Blog | May 19, 2011
  7. Flash Points: About those pivotal moments

    Mike Sando

    Where the NFC West stands in Flash Points balloting, which continues into Wednesday afternoon and seeks to identify key events in franchise history: Votes so far: 125,896 Votes by team: San Francisco 49ers 42,066; Seattle Seahawks 29,750; St. L...

    Blog | May 16, 2011
  8. Update: Paul Allen and NFC West owners

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks' Paul Allen holds a commanding lead in our unscientific poll seeking to rank NFC West team owners. Allen drew 56 percent of the first 5,138 votes, followed by the St. Louis Rams' Stan Kroenke (17 percent), the San Francisco 49...

    Blog | May 06, 2011
  9. Poll: Which owner best in NFC West?

    Mike Sando

    The next NFL Power Rankings go straight to the top. Who are the best team owners in the league? We'll break out the results Tuesday. First, I'd like to count your votes on the best owners in the NFC West. The poll provides the mechanism. ...

    Blog | May 05, 2011
  10. Might Seahawks scratch the surface?

    Mike Sando

    Seattle Seahawks players gave Qwest Field's artificial playing surface high marks in the NFL Players Association's latest survey. Eighty-eight percent of 50 respondents called the FieldTurf surface excellent (34.0 percent) or good (54.0 percent). ...

    Blog | April 13, 2011
  11. Revisiting offseason issues in NFC West

    Mike Sando

    Revisiting top NFC West storylines this offseason: Mass retirements Walter Jones, Kurt Warner, Isaac Bruce, Patrick Kerney and Bertrand Berry combined for 20 Pro Bowls during their NFL careers. Each retired this offseason. Warner's departure...

    Blog | June 16, 2010
  12. Big Question: 49ers' stadium impact

    Mike Sando

    To what degree would a new stadium make the San Francisco 49ers more competitive in the NFC West and beyond? New stadiums can bring added revenue, improved home-field advantages and organizational stability. The 49ers could use all those things as...

    Blog | June 08, 2010
  13. Why Seahawks, Holmgren could not agree

    Mike Sando

    SEATTLE -- Mike Holmgren made the Seattle Seahawks relevant. They could not have been less relevant Sunday. While the division-rival Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers fought for potential playoff spots, the Seahawks were losing, at home...

    Blog | December 20, 2009
  14. 2014 NFL Player Rankings Defense -- 20-11 NFL Player Rankings, Defense: 20-11

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2014
  15. 2013 NFL Player Rankings Defense -- 20-11 NFL Player Rankings, Defense: 20-11

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2013
  16. NFL Future Power Rankings - Projecting every franchise entering 2...

    ESPN Insider Staff

    Insider NFL analysts Mel Kiper, Gary Horton, Matt Williamson, Field Yates and Herm Edwards break down every NFL team in five key categories to see how the league might stack up three years from now entering the 2016 season.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2013