NFC Championship Game

Behind the Face Mask
‘I Jumped Up, Reached for the Ball … and My Life Changed Forever’
‘I Jumped Up, Reached for the Ball … and My Life Changed Forever’
I was supposed to block for Jordy Nelson on the now infamous onside kick in the NFC Championship Game. But my mind went blank and instinct just kicked in. The mishap led to death threats, my release from Green Bay and a recurring nightmare. I hope to one day be remembered for something else
Podcast
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Championship Round Recap
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Championship Round Recap
Andy recaps the conference championships, sets the stage for Super Bowl XLIX and examines the recent head coaching hires
By Andy Benoit
Podcast
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Championship Weekend
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Championship Weekend
Andy previews Championship Weekend, takes a look at the fallout in Denver and discusses other happenings around the NFL
By Andy Benoit
Going Long
A Football Sunday With Richard Sherman
A Football Sunday With Richard Sherman
After a big divisional-round win on Saturday—and a random drug test the next morning—the All-Pro cornerback settled himself on the couch and began scouting the Seahawks’ next opponent. A day at Sherman’s lair reveals why, win or lose, he may ask Aaron Rodgers to swap jerseys after the NFC Championship Game
By Robert Klemko
On Further Review
Unparalleled Fascination With Richard Sherman
The Tuesday Mailbag
The numbers don't lie: America is obsessed with the Seattle Seahawks loquacious cornerback. Opinions are passionate on both sides of the issue, but the one thing everyone can agree on: We can't wait to see what he does next
By Peter King
Extra Point
Fourth-and-7? Let It Fly!
Fourth-and-7? Let It Fly!
How a gutsy coaching change-of-mind, a deceptive double snap count and three quick-thinking receivers in tune with their quarterback put the Seahawks over the 49ers in the NFC Championship Game
By Greg A. Bedard
In This Corner
‘To Those Who Would Call Me a Thug or Worse …’
‘To Those Who Would Call Me a Thug or Worse …’
I show passion on the football field—but that’s only a small part of who I am. If you want to judge me, I can handle it.
By Richard Sherman
Window Into the Weekend
Picking the Winners on Championship Sunday
Picking the Winners on Championship Sunday
The two teams going on to Super Bowl XLVIII will be ...
By Peter King
Game Plan
Sunday’s Most Important Unknown
Sunday’s Most Important Unknown
Over the top? Maybe, but there’s no denying umpire Bill Schuster will have his hands full when the Seahawks and 49ers meet for the NFC title game. How will he and the rest of the officiating crew handle the chippiness between enemies?
By Peter King
In This Corner
The 13th Man
The 13th Man
'Next man up' might be an overused sports cliché, but it's also the reason my Seahawks are going to beat the 49ers. Meet my defensive backfield partner Byron Maxwell, whose strong play has us on the brink of Super Bowl XLVIII
By Richard Sherman