Marshawn Lynch, Max Unger, Russell Okung, Earl Thomas and Leon Washington were all deserving choices, while Richard Sherman and Chris Clemons were left out.
A three-game stretch of historic blowouts has turned Seattle into the team no one wants to play, but can the Seahawks go all the way?
Sunday’s 50-17 blowout of the Buffalo Bills put the Seattle Seahawks one game away from a playoff berth.
After the Seattle Seahawks defense let the Chicago Bears kick a field goal to send it to OT, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson drove the Hawks 80 yards for their second road win of the season and their third win in Chicago in three seasons.
With Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner facing possible suspensions next week, the Hawks also might lose Red Bryant to plantar fasciitis and/or Leroy Hill to a bum ankle.
Russell Wilson and Leon Washington were spectacular at Miami, but the defense gave up 17 points in the fourth quarter as the Seahawks fell to 1-5 on the road.
Among the other Seattle players having great seasons are punter Jon Ryan, safety Kam Chancellor and center Max Unger. Richard Sherman and Brandon Mebane are not getting the same recognition despite their own stellar seasons.
Russell Wilson threw two fourth-quarter touchdown passes to rally the Hawks from a 23-10 deficit and elevate them to 4-2 as they head into an NFC West duel with the 49ers (4-2) in San Francisco on Thursday.
After shutting down Cam Newton and the explosive Carolina Panthers, holding them to 190 yards and three points, Seattle now ranks No. 1 in the league in yards allowed and No. 2 in scoring defense.
These are the Seattle Seahawks that Pete Carroll envisioned. And these are the Seahawks fans saw Sunday in their home-opening 27-7 win against Dallas. After a Week One loss to the Arizona Cardinals, the Seahawks avoid starting the season 0-2.