Washington is a lot like the San Francisco team that was blown out by Seattle two weeks ago, but the Hawks will have to stop the running game and beat Jim Haslett’s exotic blitzes.
Jeff Fisher has the Rams on the cusp of their first winning season since 2003. That said, he realizes how tough it will be to beat a Seattle team that has scored 150 points the past three weeks and possesses the No. 1 scoring defense in the league. A fake field goal is not likely to be enough this time.
A division title and playoff spot are on the line between NFC West rivals Seattle and San Francisco, who are near twins with their hard-hitting defenses, great running games and quarterbacks playing beyond their years.
While Marshawn “Beast Mode” Lynch has ascended to the No. 2 rusher in the league in Seattle, C.J. Spiller has hardly been used in Buffalo.
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Fitzgerald is stuck on the worst offense in the NFL and on a team that has lost eight straight games. While the Seattle Seahawks are a little shorthanded in the secondary, they are 5-0 at home and Russell Wilson has learned a lot since that first loss in Arizona.
Pete Carroll’s team has been bad on the road, but the one place where it has won is Chicago. In a big NFC game, can Carroll get his team to do it again?
If things had worked out differently, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Matt Flynn could be starting for the Miami Dolphins and Miami QB Ryan Tannehill could be a Seahawk. Plus, Pete Carroll and Reggie Bush meet again.
The New York Jets are a team with no identity, just a sideshow, and the Seattle Seahawks should dominate on their way to a 5-0 home record as they head into their bye.
Adrian Peterson, the league’s leading rusher, brings the Minnesota Vikings to Seattle to face No. 2 rusher Marshawn Lynch and the Seahawks in a key NFC game.
Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman’s new nickname has apparently motivated Detroit receiver Calvin Johnson, but after being shut down by Charles Tillman on Monday, can Johnson, aka “Megatron,”Brian Bahr/Getty Images beat Seattle’s big, aggressive duo of Sherman and Brandon Browner?