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Ability to make big plays in passing game ... Had 80-yard TD at Arizona in Week 16 and TD reception in divisional round win over Carolina ... Tendency to drop easy passes at times.Russell Okung, LT (76), 6-5, 310, 5th season, Oklahoma StateFirst-round pick 2010 (sixth overall) who has developed into Pro Bowl-level blocker ... Injuries have set him back at times. ... Missed two games with calf and chest injuries.James Carpenter, LG (77), 6-5, 321, 4th season, AlabamaA surprise first-round selection in 2011, who finally found consistency this season ... Started all 13 games played in regular season, missing three because of ankle injury ... Strength is in run blocking.Max Unger, C (60), 6-5, 305, 6th season, OregonAmong the best centres in the game when healthy ... Intelligent, strong, really gets off the ball after he snaps it. ... A 2012 All-Pro but missed 10 games in regular season with ankle and foot injuries. ... Seattle was a far more efficient offence with Unger on the field.J.R. Sweezy, RG (64), 6-5, 298, 3rd season, North Carolina StateThe one consistent on Seattles offensive line this season ... Started every game and took on more responsibility with injuries creating changes ... Played through ankle injury in second half of NFC title game.Justin Britt, RT (68), 6-6, 325, 1st season, MissouriStarted first 17 games as rookie, winning job in training camp ... Missed NFC title game with knee injury ... Expected to be available for Super Bowl ... Solid in run game but looked like rookie at times in pass protection.DefenceTony McDaniel, DT (99), 6-7, 305, 9th season, TennesseeOne of many members of rotation in the trenches, also has played for Jacksonville and Miami ... In second season with Seattle, had 31 tackles playing mostly on run downs.Kevin Williams, DT (94), 6-5, 311, 12th season, Oklahoma StateSigning of former All-Pro veteran has proved vital ... Started season in rotation, but moved to starting nose tackle after Brandon Mebane suffered torn hamstring and was lost for season ... Plays mostly on run downs.Cliff Avril, DE (56), 6-3, 260, 7th season, PurdueIn his second season with Seattle, has been solid with increased snaps this season ... Only had five sacks but led team with 20 quarterback hits in regular season ... Has sack in both post-season games ... Signed four-year extension in late December.Michael Bennett, DE (72), 6-4, 274, 6th season, Texas A&MSeattles most important defensive linemen ... Rarely leaves the field after playing in a rotation most of last season ... Led team with seven sacks ... Had 39 tackles in regular season.OBrien Schofield, DE (93), 6-3, 260, 5th season, WisconsinPart of defensive line rotation past two seasons ... Usually enters on third downs ... Signed deal in free agency with Giants, but deal was voided and re-signed with Seattle.Bruce Irvin, OLB (51), 6-3, 248, 3rd season, West VirginiaFirst-round pick who has developed into a full-time starter who rarely leaves the field ... Has become better in pass coverage and remains solid run defender playing on line of scrimmage ... Gets to rush the QB in passing situations ... Had seven sacks in regular season.Bobby Wagner, MLB (54), 6-0, 241, 3rd season, Utah StateOne of the leagues most unnoticed stars ... A do-everything LB who stays on the field ... Missed five games with toe injury, but still voted first-team All-Pro ... Seattles defence took off when Wagner returned ... Had 104 tackles — second on team — despite missing time.K.J. Wright, OLB (50), 6-4, 246, 4th season, Mississippi StateThe other Seattle linebacker that rarely leaves the field ... Played both weakside and middle linebacker, filling in for Wagner when he was injured ... Led Seattle with 107 tackles ... Signed four-year extension in December.Richard Sherman, CB (25), 6-3, 195, 4th season, StanfordOne of the best cornerbacks in football ... Will play press coverage or lay back and is equally adept ... Hits hard, too and has improved support in run game ... Had only four interceptions in regular season, but has pick in both post-season games ... Needs to be watched if elbow injury suffered in NFC title game will limit him in Super Bowl.Byron Maxwell, CB (41), 6-1, 207, 4th season, ClemsonBecame full-time starter this season and got plenty of action with teams choosing not to challenge Sherman very often ... Finds the football and has good hands ... Coaches say hes the best technician of Seattles CBs ... A sixth-round pick who has flourished.Earl Thomas, S (29), 5-10, 202, 5th season, TexasDespite lack of size, Thomas is one of the leagues most rugged safeties ... Versatile, active and smart, gets to the right place nearly all the time ... Suffered separated shoulder in NFC title game but played second half with brace ... Three-time All-Pro who was first-round pick in 2010.Kam Chancellor, S (31), 6-3, 232, 5th season, Virginia TechMonster hits mark his game and has learned to do it legally ... Amazing athleticism for player his size ... Had 90-yard INT return for TD in divisional round win over Carolina ... Potential matchup with Rob Gronkowski could be pivotal in Super Bowl.SPECIAL TEAMSSteven Hauschka, PK (4), 6-4, 210, 7th season, North Carolina StateAlso has kicked for Baltimore and Denver ... Caught on with Seattle in 2011 and has been very strong ... Has made 125 of 141 field goal tries for Seahawks and is particularly solid from distance ... Worst game this season came at University of Phoenix Stadium, missing three FGs in win over Cardinals.Jon Ryan, P (9), 6-0, 217, 9th season, Regina (Canada)A rare player from Canadian college ball, Ryan has been a defensive weapon for the Seahawks ... 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Cruz homered in the fourth after Chris Davis drew a walk to lead off the inning. It was Cruzs 12th home run, which is second in the American League to the 15 of Chicago White Sox rookie Jose Abreu. Cruzs 35 RBIs are tied for second in the AL. "Hes one of the best power hitters in the American League over the past five or six years," Royals manager Ned Yost said. "Hes hit in a good hitters park in Texas, but hes got power to all fields." Wei-Yin Chen (5-2) limited the Royals to one run and seven hits over 5 1-3 innings with one walk and one strikeout. Chen, who is 5-1 in his past seven starts, was removed in the sixth after Salvador Perez walked and Alex Gordon singled with one out. Darren ODay replaced Chen and struck out Danny Valencia and retried Johnny Giavotella on a fly to right. Royals rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura (2-3) struck out nine and walked one in 6 1-3 innings, allowing two runs and seven hits. After Cruzs home run, Ventura retired the next 10 batters, striking out seven, including six straight at one stretch. "He made a mistake to Nelson Cruz and it wasnt even a mistake," Yost said. "I think he threw a good fastball to Nelson. It was up and over the middle of the plate and he ambushed it." Cruz hit the first pitch out to right-centre from Ventura, who has a fastball that routinely hits triple digits on radar guns. "We know hes got a great fastball," Cruz said. "He can get you quick. Hes got great stuff. It was one of those at-bats that I got what I was looking for. We were trying to be aggressive and he was throwing a lot of first-pitch fastballs. I was looking for a fastball." With a northwest wind blowing 15 mph and gusting up to 28, it was less than ideal conditions to hit a homme run. [url=http://www.redsgearshop.com/Reds-Joey-Votto-Kids-Jersey/]Joey Votto Jersey[/url]. . 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