Morning links: 5 keys to Seahawks vs. Niners

Staff writerSeptember 15, 2013 


Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson eludes the rush of San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald during a Dec. 23, 2012, game at CenturyLink Field in Seattle.

TONY OVERMAN — Staff photographer file, 2012 Buy Photo

Good morning. Thunderstorms and rain are expected at CenturyLink for tonight’s big game between San Francisco and Seattle – perfect for this much-anticipated, heavyweight matchup.

So let’s get into it. Here are five keys for the Seahawks if they want to get off to a 2-0 start for the first time since 2006. Seattle has won nine of its 10 home openers since 2003.

Pete Carroll’s teams also have played well in prim-time games. During his tenure in Seattle, the Seahawks have posted a 5-1 record in nationally televised games during the regular season.


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