CHAWK LINES -- Panthers at Seahawks

Quinn itDan Quinn reportedly is the favorite to be hired as the Jets’ coach. And Tom Cable is in the top three.

Tough guy Russell Wilson is poised to tie Matt Hasselbeck for most postseason wins in Seahawks history.

Field Gulls points out how much better Wilson and the passing game are when they are in rhythm.

Clare Farnsworth of looks at how the Seahawks and Panthers have changed since the first meeting in Week 8.

Week 8 was a turning point for the Seattle defense, Brady Henderson of MyNorthwest observes.

Michael Bennett compares the Panthers to an attractive cousin, “so you can’t go on a date with her even though you’d like to.”

Colin Cole, who played for Seattle in 2009 and 2010, will step in for injured Carolina defensive tackle Star Lotulelei.

Bob Condotta chronicles Bruce Irvin’s development.

Farnsworth features this game’s great linebacker corps.

The Seattle defense by the numbers, per John Boyle of the Everett Herald.

This trumps the “Lynch found Lynch’s wallet” story:  An agent from Earl Thomas’ agency found Derrick Coleman’s Super Bowl ring in a rental car.