Found September 06, 2013 on Oregon Sports News:
Expectation is defined as: "- noun-a prospect of future good or profit: to have great expectations", or lately in the Pacific Northwest, it is defined as "Russell Wilson is the best QB we've ever had", "The Seahawks will go 16-0" and "If the Hawks don't win it all, this season will be a bust". While nothing great ever happens without high expectations, sometimes those high expectations can cause great things to be not good enough. A conversation I have had several times in the last couple of weeks is: Can the Seahawks live up to the high expectations of the national media or even those of The 12th Man? Is this whole city setting itself up for a letdown of epic proportion? The short answers to both questions is: Yes. The Seattle Seahawks, the 12th Man and the entire Pacific Northwest are getting the first real taste of what it's like to shoulder the load of the national spotlight and the high expectations it brings. Coach Carr...
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