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Both sides got their licks in, but in the go-ahead drive Gronkowski pulled in some big catches and New England won the Super Bowl, 28-24, on Sunday.
For undrafted Patriots rookie Malcolm Butler, its been a journey from West Alabama University to game-saving Super Bowl hero
With a second consecutive Super Bowl title one yard away, coach Pete Carroll and offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell made one of the worst calls in Super Bowl history. Inexplicable.
Little-known receiver Chris Matthews leads the Seahawks in receiving with 109 yards and a touchdown.
The core of this team will be in place, but the 28-24 Super Bowl loss to New England will leave some scars
Patriots saw “that look” in the eye of Super Bowl MVP.
No legacy really needed to be stamped for the greatest coach/quarterback duo in NFL history but for all the naysayers who wanted validation, it was a little known cornerback from the University of West Alabama who affirmed it all.
In 49 Super Bowls, there has never been a more excruciating 122 seconds.
Tom Brady had the same bewildered look on his face as he did seven years ago in Glendale, Arizona.
Tom Brady grew up idolizing Joe Montana in San Mateo, Calif., with his father taking him to San Francisco 49ers games as a young boy.
The Seahawks blow a 24-14 lead in the fourth quarter, then drive 79 yards in the final 2 minutes. But they needed to drive 80.
The quarterback of the last team to win back-to-back Super Bowl titles made sure it would remain that way.
In one of the greatest games in Super Bowl history, the Patriots somehow, someway prevailed against the Seattle Seahawks Sunday night at University of Phoenix Stadium.
Tom Brady's 3-yard touchdown pass to Julian Edelman put the New England Patriots ahead with 2:02 remaining, while Malcolm Butler's goal-line interception with 20 seconds left preserved a 28-24 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in a Super Bowl XLIX that every bit lived up to its billing.
It took one half for Chris Matthews to go from NFL unknown to a name casual football fans know. That is what the Super Bowl stage can do.
“It’s probably 20-to-1 Seahawks fans,” Seattle fan Mike Carlson noticed. Half an hour before the game when the stadium announcer asked each set of fans to cheer, it sounded like a Seahawks home game.
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane intercepted Tom Brady at the goal line on the New England Patriots' second drive to keep Super Bowl XLIX scoreless after one quarter.
Well. That was that. Absolutely brutal. What a wild ending to the Seahawks championship defense. Seattle lost an absolute classic Super Bowl on Sunday,28-24, to the New England Patriots, but it was how they lost it that will be remembered the most.
A 12th Man flag flew over the Village Grove mobile home park during last year’s Super Bowl, and it will fly again Sunday.
Celebrities, current and former staff predict the outcome of Super Bowl 49.
Stars, matchups, analysis abounds, but the goal is to tell the story of the game
Every variable has been dissected, every intangible has been analyzed .And yet, now that kickoff is almost here, an evenly matched Super Bowl could turn on one of those plays nobody saw coming.
Seattle dominated Denver in the last Super Bowl by being more physical. The same recipe should work again against New England
A crowd of about 25,000 Seahawks fans-some of whom had waited two hours in the rain-packed a Saturday rally in a Phoenix ballpark in which Seahawks owner Paul Allen thanked them for their "amazing, amazing, incredible support"
Marketing firm Experian Simmons says it knows the profile of the typical NFL fan. It's the "last sports bastion of white, male conservatives," one writer summarized.
Pete Carroll called the league last week to clarify how officials in Sunday’s Super Bowl 49 are going to identify some of the unusual formations New England used to trick Indianapolis in the AFC title game two weeks ago.
Carroll ended the final full practice of Super Bowl week Friday on a field under an inflated bubble at Arizona State University by hosting Snoop Dogg on the sidelines amid rap music that blared ... just like it always does. It was just like old times back at USC for the coolest, hippest 63-year coach these Seahawks have ever met.
His laser focus is on getting things done, and he regularly succeeds.
Players will pass the time in various ways on eve of Super Bowl 49.
Collins and Hightower remind Browner of Seahawks’ Wright and Wagner.
LaGarrette Blount, bounced out of Pittsburgh, is happy to be back in New England and playing for a championship.
The accolades keep coming for Seattle Seahawks safeties Kam Chancellor and Earl Thomas.
Veteran quarterback and newcomer have much in common heading into Super Bowl 49.
In every stadium he’s ever played in, Russell Wilson finds a physical place he can go to mentally to stay, as he puts it, “grounded” and reassured.
As the league faces concerns over personal conduct, domestic abuse and inconsistent administration of policies, Goodell recaps year of ‘humility and learning’
It didn't take Nostradamus to predict what was going to happen Friday when Roger Goodell finally met the media for his annual state of the league address two days prior to Super Bowl XLIX.
While the rain has hardly kept fans from exploring the Super Bowl-related outdoor activities such as the climbing wall, it has highlighted the differences in the ways Northwesterners and Arizonans feel about precipitation.
Local golfers Michael Putnam, Ryan Moore, Troy Kelly, even Canadian Nick Taylor, have been soaking up the Seahawks-in-Super-Bowl experience at Waste Management Phoenix Open
Pat McPherson remembers when Patriots QB Tom Brady, as a prep, beat his team one game after having a bad night.
The Seahawks kicker has made all of his 12 postseason field goals and is confident he could make a game-winner should it come to that.
Marshawn Lynch is one step ahead of everyone.
The first Super Bowl I covered was less than five months after 9/11. The NFL changed Super Bowl 36’s logo to a variation of the American flag – I still have the cap from it. The Boston Pops played patriotic music before the game.
Super Bowl XV was the first one I attended in person — which is another way of saying it was the first one I didn’t watch on TV, where it is supposed to be watched. Despite growing up in New Orleans, I had missed Super Bowls IV, VI and IX at old Tulane Stadium and Super Bowl XII, the first in the Louisiana Superdome.
Idina Menzel hopes to deliver another iconic performance Sunday when she sings the National Anthem before Super Bowl 49.
Pete Carroll’s approach with an aggressive defense and running the football have been a time-tested recipe for success in the NFL
The Seahawks’ star running back uses his final Super Bowl media availability to admonish those who’ve been bird-dogging him for three days. Plus, Earl Thomas gets drug tested and Seahawks have “great day” of practice.
Super Bowl run began after nationally televised loss to Chiefs.
The same formula that’s won Seattle consecutive NFC titles are the keys to becoming the first team since New England in 2003-04 to win consecutive Super Bowls. “It all correlates,” Doug Baldwin says. “That’s how we play football.”
“I think he’s going to be a disciplined young man and stay in there until after (the Super Bowl),” Sherman said of his soon-to-be-born child. Sherman might want to consult Seahawks linebackers coach Ken Norton, Jr. about the challenges of fatherhood that await a professional athlete.
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady smiled when asked about the last time New England and Seattle faced off in October 2012.
At a press conference Thursday in Phoenix, Perry said the 12 ½-minute show will have an “appropriate sexiness,” lions, sharks, multiple costume changes (the first of which will be “flaming hot”) and a surprise guest.
Wilfork got first ring as a rookie, but he’s still seeking second a decade later.
Diehard or casual, a fan is a fan, of course, but there is one descriptor most fans don’t want to hear: Bandwagon.
For his final act of his media obligations at Super Bowl 49, Marshawn Lynch wondered, "Why?" Why are all the nations and worlds sports media obsessed with chronicling him of not wanting to talk? Of saying nothing?
Immature people tend to handle things in an immature way as evidenced by noted introvert Marshawn Lynch, who finally broke through his ridiculous media silence on Thursday.
I could not have picked a better year than 1985 to become a football fan.
The Seattle Seahawks fielded questions Thursday morning at their team hotel in Phoenix. Thursday's media session was the last scheduled appearance for the players prior to Sunday's Super Bowl in Glendale, Arizona.
Growing up in San Diego, software engineer David Dawson never gave much thought to becoming a football fan.
Another 5-minute farce by the Seahawks star running back again mocks the league’s media availability policy. Plus, Richard Sherman on the commissioner, and Earl Thomas fully participates in practice.
Share with us which name is on the back of your Seahawks jersey. See how popular (or unpopular) your jersey is.
Kevin Williams, a revelation at defensive tackle this winter, has spent a long football life trying to get to where he is now. It took signing him with the Seahawks after 11 years in Minnesota and then Brandon Mebane to get hurt for Williams to be as valuable to the Seahawks as they are to him.
New England preparing for Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals’ facility.
He gave a small shake of his head when he saw the crowd of waiting people and the myriad television cameras positioned around the podium.
Seahawks speak warmly of Legion of Boom original turned Super Bowl opponent.
One of professional football's greatest defenses will try to unplug the sports's best battery in Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium.
Marshawn Lynch fulfilled his mandatory media requirements on Wednesday in the media tent just outside the Seahawks team hotel. Lynch was supposed to take interviews at a table along with tight end Cooper Helfett. But a crush of cameras and reporters around the table before he even entered the building forced the Seahawks to change their plans. Instead, they made Lynch available on one of six podiums and had Max Unger, who was scheduled to be on the podium, move to the table.
Seattle’s Richard Sherman has better statistics, but Patriot Darrelle Revis can cover receivers as few have been able
I've obtained credentials for 11 Super Bowls. Of the 11, none is more memorable than the game I didn't cover.
Based on last year's victory over Denver, it is hard to imagine Seattle as an underdog for a second straight Super Bowl. However, that is the scenario as New England is favored by one point for Sunday's game.
Dan Quinn has one foot out the door in Seattle but that doesn't mean the next coach of the Atlanta Falcons is planning to give up on his security deposit.
The Seattle Seahawks addressed the media Wednesday at the team hotel for the first time since Media Day. Even Marshawn Lynch made an appearance.
As always, Media Day was light on the nuts and bolts of Sundays huge game. It was crushingly heavy on fluff.
After playing a game with a man dressed like clown, Alvin Bailey was puzzled.
Russell Wilson usually visits Seattle Children’s hospital each Tuesday throughout the season.
Chandler is a Patriot, Arthur a Colt, and Jon a UFC champion.
Patriots star tight end upbeat before Super Bowl challenge that awaits Sunday.
Jason and Wendy Rose had no reservations about pulling their three young daughters out of school Tuesday to get a glimpse of their beloved Seattle Seahawks.
Malcolm Smith made big plays on the way to Super Bowl win last season, but now he’s mostly in the role of reserve and special-teamer
Looking to be held tight by Russell Wilson or Tom Brady?
The Old Man was sure the Seahawks were going to blow out the Broncos, and he was right.
Marshawn Lynch entered U.S. Airways Center like a boxer Tuesday morning on the way into the ring for a huge title fight, meandering through the massive throng on the floor of the arena with handlers all around him clearing a path, then answered 29 different question with 29 utterances of Im here so I wont get fined.
Marshawn Lynch became the star of Tuesday's Super Bowl XLIX Media Day by saying barely anything at all.
Marshawn Lynch appeared at Super Bowl media day Tuesday in front of a huge crowd. Many people were expecting him to answer questions to avoid another enormous fine from the NFL. But they would be disappointed. Lynch was there for five minutes and answered questions from an assortment of people, including Deion Sanders and a seven-year-old kid, with the same answer:
The New England Patriots portion of media day has come and gone. Well be highlights some of the highlights and things overheard during their hourlong session.
Welcome to Media Day in Phoenix. We are on site and will be posting photos and video as the day progresses.
Perception is a big problem for the NFL.
The NFL's commissioner is determined to shut down the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX.
The Seahawks aren’t exactly miffed at their “Legion of Boom” charter member saying he wants Patriot teammates to go after injuries to Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas. “What do you expect?”
Team flies out early, thanks fans for their frigid farewell support.
From coach Pete Carroll, who treats the “unique” star running back differently than he does any other player, through the many who view him as “a great teammate and a great man,” what we see is not what the Seahawks get with Marshawn Lynch.
The Raiders win their first Super Bowl in January 1977, and News Tribube Sports Editor Darrin Beene finds a favorite team.
After receiving Kraft’s support, Belichick and players look to focus on Seahawks.
Patriots defensive tackle will be a threat to obstruct the Seahawks’ top-rated rushing attack
The Seattle Seahawks are 60 game-clock minutes away from establishing themselves as worthy topics in any conversation about the most imposing NFL champions of the last half-century. Put another way, they are 60 game-clock minutes away from making pro football history, even if the topic of conversation before Super Bowl 49 is focused on the New England Patriots and underinflated footballs.
Help The News Tribune and The Olympian guess the final score of the Feb. 2 Super Bowl matchup between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks.
Click on the 8-ball to ask Marshawn Lynch a yes or no question.
The kid from Lakewood no one bothered to draft in 2012 has touchdowns in his last four playoff games, including Super Bowl 48 and the last two NFC title games. Plus, Michael Bennett begins showing why he may become a national breakout star here this week.
The first thing I did upon stepping outside Sky Harbor Airport was remove my down jacket.
Most of the Seahawks stayed away from talking about Deflategate. Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman, however, had plenty to say.
The underprivileged kids living and learning at The Milton Hershey School in Pennsylvania, including one from Tacoma, know Seattle’s rookie No. 79 was once of them. “Garry is the real deal.”
The New England Patriots have a pretty important game to prepare for in just over a week's time so Bill Belichick took to the podium on Saturday for a surprise press conference designed to move things along from DeflateGate, the NFL's sting operation designed to see if the Pats intentionally deflated footballs in the AFC Championship Game.
Football and the word "boom" have been married for decades, long before someone nicknamed Seahawks defenders the "Legion of Boom." Way back in the 1960s, Minnesota Vikings running back Bill Brown was known as "Boom-Boom" for his similarly punishing style.
DAY 1: 522 miles, South Sound to Meridian, Idaho.
Desire to serve will deliver Cohen back to his valet business after the Super Bowl.
Seattle general manager John Schneider has something of a “State of the Team” chat in his first public comments since May.
Doug Baldwin’s rant outside the locker room immediately following the NFC title game is the latest example of Baldwin relying a constant chip on his shoulder — whether warranted or fabricated.
Two other Seahawks and a Packer also fined for actions in NFC Championship Game.
The road to the Super Bowl began at 4:41 a.m. Thursday. Well, at least, that’s when I started down the road to Super Bowl 49.
Amid deflated balls in New England, the NFL has fined Marshawn Lynch for grabbing his, well, you know
After assuring for the second time in four days that he will play in the Super Bowl despite an elbow injury, Richard Sherman fully participates in practice – and goes full throttle behind a microphone.
Says Seahawks know how to prepare: This week crucial, and don’t forget to have fun.
Richard Sherman’s past beefs with Tom Brady and Darrelle Revis, Pete Carroll having preceded Bill Belichick coaching New England, the Seahawks trying to do something only the Patriots have done in the last decade … there are as many angles to the Feb. 1 mega game as yards on the field.
Cornerback Brandon Browner says he “had that vision when I signed here — hopefully meeting up with my old boys — and it worked up that way.”
When Pete Carroll gathered his players on the sideline just before the start of overtime in the NFC title game, the coach didn’t talk Xs and Os. He reminded them that trust in each other was what got them back from 12 points down with 2 1/2 minutes left – and got them back from a 3-3 start to the season.
The capacity to find and develop undrafted talent is again a huge key to getting the Seahawks back to the Super Bowl.
It's fair to call Mike McCarthy one of the best coaches in the NFL but it's also more than objective to point out that the veteran mentor bookended the Green Bay Packers' season with two, truly awful game plans in Seattle.
Plus, Seattle’s top-ranked defense bends but didn’t break when it could have been 35-0 Packers at halftime; Michael Bennett’s personal loss brings him to tears; Bennett calls Russell Wilson “a $150 million quarterback.”
The Seahawks (14-4) play their worst half in ages — then score two touchdowns in the final 2:09 of regulation and beat Green Bay 28-22 in overtime in an unforgettable NFC championship game.
Jon Ryan’s TD pass on a fake field goal is reminiscent of early Seahawks under Jack Patera
Chris Matthews has best play of his young career in snagging Steven Hauschka’s onside kick in the fourth quarter after it bounced off of Green Bay’s Brandon Bostick to set up the Seahawks’ go-ahead score.
After 30 minutes of the NFC Championship Game, it looked as if Russell Wilson had turned from Curt Hennig into John Blutarksy over one week's time.
Jermaine Kearse hauled in a game-winning 35- yard TD pass from Russell Wilson in overtime and the Seattle Seahawks rallied past the Green Bay Packers 28-22 in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday.
After sleepwalking through the first half at CenturyLink Field, the Seahawks woke up big time after the break or more specifically, in the final minutes and rallied from a 16-point deficit to reclaim the NFC crown in overtime and clinch another trip to the Super Bowl.
Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll knows about life in the NFL from other stints around the league. He just wasn't used to having so much success.
The winningest quarterback in NFL history over the first three seasons of a career uses the power of his mind more than his arm or his feet. It has Seattle on the cusp of a second consecutive Super Bowl.
Seattle’s 139-74 scoring edge in the fourth quarter, a seven-game winning streak entering Sunday’s NFC championship and a 17-3 record in December, January and February over the last three seasons prove the Hawks are following their coach’s mantra.
With rain and wind gusts predicted for the NFC Championship Game on Sunday, Seahawks battled the weather when they defeated the New Orleans Saints last season in a divisional playoff game.
But teammate believes Green Bay corner Tramon Williams deserves more of a reputation than he’s received.
At the end of the season, including last week’s 26-21 Packers’ win over Dallas in the NFC Divisional playoff round, Randall Cobb has seen extensive time lined up in the offensive backfield
With Rodgers still feeling the effects of a calf injury, Packers offensive line has crucial task of making sure his jersey stays clean in NFC Championship Game against the Seattle Seahawks Sunday.
Seahawks are loose, comfortable and accustomed to being in this spot. It should be enough to fend off Packers’ bid for an upset in the NFC Championship Game.
“The demeanor is the same it’s always been: championship mindset,” quarterback Russell Wilson says. In Seattle, a “championship mindset” is a little different.
Playoff trust Jermaine Kearse has with Russell Wilson began from Day One of meteoric Seahawks careers
The undrafted wide receiver from Lakes High School and the University of Washington ran routes day and night in the spring and summer of 2012 for a rookie third-round draft pick that was just hoping to be Seattle’s third-string quarterback.
Ex-Seahawks quarterback Matt Flynn is one of several in the Green Bay Packers organization with ties to Seattle.
After switching sports and schools, Goodson returns for a different battle in Seattle.
Green Bay star played — and rode bench — under the Seahawks coach while at USC.
He was driving to a rugby match in Chicago when the Seahawks called the tight end in November about joining the roster.
The “Legion of Boom” got its start not on any field or in any game but in a Bellevue hotel room in 2010, where Earl Thomas got through the “awkward” part of roommate Kam Chancellor’s TV choices.
Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll knows about life in the NFL from other stints around the league. He just wasn't used to having so much success.
Four months after the most boring game Sherman’s ever played in (he was targeted zero times), the Packers are returning to CenturyLink Field for Sunday’s NFC championship game.
After wide receiver Paul Richardson was put on injured reserve with a season-ending knee injury, coach Pete Carroll announced that second-year quarterback B.J. Daniels would be promoted from the Seahawks’ practice squad. It will be the first time in Daniels’ career on an active NFL roster.
Green Bay also boasts a kick-blocking specialist of its own.
Star quarterback limited in practices, but there’s no notable drop off in games.
Preparing for title intensity every game leaves the Seahawks unfazed by the attention leading up to Sunday’s NFC Championship game against Green Bay
After months of dragging his hip and pained legs through games, Pro Bowl safety Kam Chancellor yielded to the bench to rest for two games in early November. Now he looks superhuman again — and Seattle (13-4) is one win away from a return to the Super Bowl.
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