By John Boyle
It’s game day, folks, which means we are roughly eight hours from seeing the Seahawks punch their ticket to the Super Bowl, or having from a rather disappointed region of football fans. Either way, should be an exciting day.
If you’re looking for a way to kill some time between now and kickoff, how ‘bout some reading.
In today’s Herald, a look at the 49ers-Seahawks rivalry, which will reaches a new peak today with the teams battling for a Super Bowl berth.
Also in today’s paper, our game-day preview.
USA Today looks at Pete Carroll’s success in his return to the NFL, noting he can become the third coach to win both a college national championship and a Super Bowl.
The SI.com Audible blog previews both of today’s game here. Also over at SI.com, Doug Farrar writes about how Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin handled their time under Jim Harbaugh at Stanford.
From TheMMQB.com, asking if this is the season when the QB torch is passed to the younger generation.
Yahoo! Sports’ Greg Cosell evaluates Russell Wilson’s late-season struggles.
ESPN’s experts make their picks here.