Confident Seahawks Fly Into Atlanta With High Hopes - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Seattle Seahawks

Confident Seahawks Fly Into Atlanta With High Hopes

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."

HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Pro SportsProMore>>

  • Seahawks' roster status after rookie minicamp

    Seahawks' roster status after rookie minicamp

    Courtesy: Seattle SeahawksCourtesy: Seattle Seahawks

    The Seahawks welcomed to Seattle last week a rookie class that included 11 draft picks and eight undrafted free agents, a group that took part in a rookie minicamp last weekend. Now that rookies have joined the team and free agency has for the most part wound down...

    >>

    The Seahawks welcomed to Seattle last week a rookie class that included 11 draft picks and eight undrafted free agents, a group that took part in a rookie minicamp last weekend. Now that rookies have joined the team and free agency has for the most part wound down...

    >>
  • West Alum, Jets' Linebacker Donahue Confident in NFL Future

    West Alum, Jets' Linebacker Donahue Confident in NFL Future

    Monday, May 22 2017 12:51 AM EDT2017-05-22 04:51:47 GMT
    Monday, May 22 2017 12:56 AM EDT2017-05-22 04:56:41 GMT

    Just over three weeks ago the NFL draft concluded with only one Montana being selected in the seven round draft, and he wasn't a member of the Cats or the Griz. Former Billings West star Dylan Donahue was chosen with the 181st overall pick in the fifth round of the NFL Draft by the New York Jets.

    >>

    Just over three weeks ago the NFL draft concluded with only one Montana being selected in the seven round draft, and he wasn't a member of the Cats or the Griz. Former Billings West star Dylan Donahue was chosen with the 181st overall pick in the fifth round of the NFL Draft by the New York Jets.

    >>
  • Mariners lose third straight to White Sox, 8-1

    Mariners lose third straight to White Sox, 8-1

    Mariners have lost their last 5 out of 6 gamesMariners have lost their last 5 out of 6 games

    SEATTLE (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox offense staked Derek Holland to big lead before he took the mound, and Holland shut down the Seattle Mariners.

    >>

    SEATTLE (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox offense staked Derek Holland to big lead before he took the mound, and Holland shut down the Seattle Mariners.

    >>