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Commentary: Top-seeded Seahawks have cause to celebrate

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At last, the long-anointed Seahawks could celebrate.

“NFC West champs! That ain’t bad,” quarterback Russell Wilson said. “It’s pretty awesome.”

You almost forgot the significance until you heard the young Seahawks, who spent most of the regular season downplaying their accomplishments, succumbing to the emotion of a first-time feat. The bulk of this team hadn’t won an NFC West division title, let alone clinched the No. 1 seed in the entire conference and earned home-field advantage until the Super Bowl.

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