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Pete Carroll

Cliff Avril. (Getty Images)

Silverman: Seahawks Show Defense Is NFL Priority Once Again

Seattle has the blueprint for how to slow down the NFL’s high-octane offenses.

02/04/2014

Seattle Seahawks mascot Taima the Hawk celebrates after they defeated the Denver Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl 48 at MetLife stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on February 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Timothy CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

The Many Highs, Few Lows Of 2013 Seattle Seahawks

When you win the Super Bowl, there isn’t much to complain about as far as overall team performance is concerned. But here is a look back at what the Seahawks excelled at and aspects of their game that they will need to tighten up next season.

02/04/2014

Pete Carroll (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Seahawks Beat Broncos 43-8 In Super Bowl

Defense wins championships, and the NFL has not seen a defense like Seattle’s in a long time.

02/02/2014

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Keidel: Manning’s Manifest Destiny?

What will matter most? The fact that Seattle has no players with Super Bowl experience, or their youth and speed and top-ranked defense? Or will the game be won by Denver’s suddenly stout rush defense and Peyton Manning’s blessed right arm?

01/31/2014

Peyton Manning at Super Bowl XLVIII Media Day. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Defusing This Week’s Super Bowl Narratives

Here are just a few of the bad “news” pieces we’re going to be subjected to for the next few days.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2014

John Fox. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Silverman: In-Game Decisions Are Crucial Aspect Of Coaching Search

A great teacher will pay dividends and so will a coach who understands strategy and how to use his timeouts.

CBS Chicago–01/15/2013

Russell Wilson. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Durkin: Know Your Opponent – Seattle Seahawks

If the season were to end today, Seattle would travel to Chicago for a Wild Card round matchup. Granted, a lot of shuffling can – and will – happen over the next six weeks, but this Sunday is a huge game for both teams.

CBS Chicago–11/28/2012

Greg Schiano. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Wisch: Hire A College Coach In The NFL? Only At Your Own Risk

More often than not, “A-List” college coaches – such as the likes of Tressel, Kelly and Schiano – have ended up finding themselves shipwrecked on the NFL shores. It remains to be seen how Schiano will fare in Tampa, but below you’ll find a list of 13 of his predecessors who have experienced a mixed bag (of mostly bad) after beginning their head coaching careers in college before leaping to “The League.”

CBS Chicago–01/27/2012

Chicago Bears tight end Greg Olsen (82) grabs a touchdown reception during the first half an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Seattle Seahawks Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

Bears Rematch Seahawks In Playoffs

In November, the Chicago Bears fell to the Seahawks. Seattle’s blitz schemes resulted in six sacks of Cutler in their 23-10 victory. The Bears are ready for a different result in their push through the playoffs.

01/16/2011

Lovie Smith

Adjustments Will Highlight Bears-Seahawks Rematch

At this point in the week, everyone is aware of what happened the first time the Bears and Seahawks played this season. Sunday’s game will come down to which team has made the adjustments since week six.

01/15/2011

Devin Hester

Bears Offense Will Challenge Seahawks

The Bears’ offense isn’t the most dynamic and high powered in the NFL, but they do have the ability to create the big play and beat you if you’re out of position.

01/14/2011

Julius Peppers

Seahawks Don’t Want To Be Seen As Underdogs

In the NFL, wins are the fastest way to change perception of a team. But going into the second round of the playoffs, eight wins aren’t enough to change much.

01/12/2011

Danieal Manning

Seahawks Confident Coming Into Chicago

A win can do a lot for a team’s confidence, especially in the playoffs. And especially when the team, according to everyone outside of Seattle, didn’t deserve to be in the playoffs.

01/11/2011

Charles Tillman and Julius Peppers

Muller: Bears And Patriots Will Be Envy Of The NFL On Sunday

The late Harold Coffin, a humor columnist for the Associated Press, once said, “envy is the art of counting the other fellow’s blessings instead of your own.”

12/10/2010