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News Blitz 1/26: Super Bowl Week underway

[]( leads off with Seattle CB Richard Sherman's choice words for Patriots owner Robert Kraft, while Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll comes to the defense of his counterpart, Bill Belichick. And when Tom Brady expects to talk with the NFL about last week's big story.

Meanwhile, already has boots on the ground in Arizona and filed some additional reports about the Seahawks' arrival on Sunday. In addition, it showcases Bill Nye the Science Guy and his take on the football PSI story.

The Boston Herald declares in an opinion piece that Tom Brady must win Super Bowl XLIX to silence his critics in the wake of the controversy. Plus, why the Patriots must stop Seattle's Marshawn Lynch if they want to defeat the Seahawks. The Herald also has a feature on Lynch's opposite, New England RB LeGarrette Blount.

The Boston Globe examines CB Darrelle Revis' impact on New England's defense this season, including a separate piece comparing the Patriots and Seahawks' defensive backfields. The Globe also takes a fun look back at the first-ever Patriots run to a Super Bowl, way back in 1985. says the deflated footballs from the AFC title game may not have been as bad as originally reported. The site also checks in on Brady's Facebook page and a Super Bowl-themed video he posted.

For another history lesson, The Providence Journal looks back at the most recent Patriots-Seahawks encounter out west in 2012 and how that might help the teams this time around. And after winning their previous three Super Bowls by three points each, New England may need to rely on their current kicker to save the say, so, the ProJo talks with Stephen Gostkowski about his potential impact on Super Bowl XLIX.

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