Confident Seahawks Fly Into Atlanta With High Hopes - SWX Right Now-Sports for Spokane, CdA, Tri-Cities, WA

Seattle Seahawks

Confident Seahawks Fly Into Atlanta With High Hopes

Updated:
Richard Sherman, now eligible to play after winning the appeal of his suspension, appeared confident in a news conference this week (Photo: KIRO) Richard Sherman, now eligible to play after winning the appeal of his suspension, appeared confident in a news conference this week (Photo: KIRO)

The Seattle Seahawks are heading into the weekend knowing they are one win away from the NFC Championship game.

The surprising play of rookie quarterback Russell Wilson has definitely helped Seattle chances, along with strong play from a secondary that will – for the first time in weeks – feature the likes of both Brandon Browner and Richard Sherman.

"The key is standing in an even keel and just playing one game at a time, one play at a time, one day at a time, one practice at a time, and I think if we take that mentality it'll give us the best chance to win," said Wilson. "Obviously we're going into a hostile crowd and a great football team. We're going to have to play our A-Plus game and we're excited about that opportunity."

The Seahawks – well, Sherman, at least – is confident they have the ability to stop Julio Jones and the Falcons.

"I think we're an extremely confident bunch, said Sherman this week. "We're a young team who is hungry. We don't really feel the pressure because there is not pressure to be felt you know we're just hungry and out there trying to win ball games by any means."

  • Local Sports from SWXLocal Sports from SWXMore>>

  • Supporting Devon Still So He Can Support His Daughter

    Supporting Devon Still So He Can Support His Daughter

    SWXRightNow.com -- The story of Devon Still and his daughter Leah's fight to beat stage four neuroblastoma, a rare cancer, hit national headlines when the Cincinnati Bengals cut and then signed him to the practice squad so he could keep his health insurance and paycheck right before the NFL season started.More >>
    SWXRightNow.com -- The story of Devon Still and his daughter Leah's fight to beat stage four neuroblastoma, a rare cancer, hit national headlines when the Cincinnati Bengals cut and then signed him to the practice squad so he could keep his health insurance and paycheck right before the NFL season started.
    More >>
  • Whitworth Whips Poets In Whittier Heat

    Whitworth Whips Poets In Whittier Heat

    Visiting Whitworth jumped to a 23-0 lead in the second quarter then held on to defeat Whittier 30-17 in the scorching heat at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon.The Pirates improved to 2-0 under conditions that cleared 100 degrees on the field, while the Poets fell to 0-1.More >>
    Visiting Whitworth jumped to a 23-0 lead in the second quarter then held on to defeat Whittier 30-17 in the scorching heat at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon.The Pirates improved to 2-0 under conditions that cleared 100 degrees on the field, while the Poets fell to 0-1.More >>
  • Washington's WHL Teams Under Child Labor Investigation

    Washington's WHL Teams Under Child Labor Investigation

    Washington's Department of Labor and Industries is investigating the four Western Hockey League teams who call the evergreen state home. Spokesman for the Washington Department of LI, Matt Elrich, stated a 2013 complaint to the department pointed out how much money the players made in relation to the time they worked and that the allegation hinted it might be below the state's minimum wage.More >>
    Washington's Department of Labor and Industries is investigating the four Western Hockey League teams who call the evergreen state home for possible child labor law infractions.More >>
  • Pro SportsProMore>>

  • Chargers Hand Seahawks First Loss 30-21

    Chargers Hand Seahawks First Loss 30-21

    Sunday, September 14 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-09-15 00:09:59 GMT
    Antonio Gates had three touchdown catches and the San Diego Chargers controlled the tempo to keep Seattle's offense off the field and upset the defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks 30-21 Sunday.More >>
    Antonio Gates had three touchdown catches and the San Diego Chargers controlled the tempo to keep Seattle's offense off the field and upset the defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks 30-21 Sunday.
    More >>
  • Eagles Rally Again To Beat Colts, 30-27

    Eagles Rally Again To Beat Colts, 30-27

    Forbes Magazine ranked the value of each NFL team in 2014Forbes Magazine ranked the value of each NFL team in 2014
    Nick Foles threw a tying touchdown pass with 3:25 to go, and then set up Cody Parkey for the winning 36-yard field goal as time expired, lifting Philadelphia to a 30-27 win at Indianapolis on Monday night.More >>
    Nick Foles threw a tying touchdown pass with 3:25 to go, and then set up Cody Parkey for the winning 36-yard field goal as time expired, lifting Philadelphia to a 30-27 win at Indianapolis on Monday night.More >>
  • A's Shutout M's 4-0, Seattle A Game Back Of KC

    A's Shutout M's 4-0, Seattle A Game Back Of KC

    Sunday, September 14 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-09-15 00:06:15 GMT
    Sam Fuld and Brandon Moss hit solo home runs, Jon Lester combined with three relievers on a seven-hitter and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0 on Sunday afternoon.More >>
    Sam Fuld and Brandon Moss hit solo home runs, Jon Lester combined with three relievers on a seven-hitter and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0 on Sunday afternoon.
    More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and SWXRN. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.