Found October 25, 2012 on Football Nation:
I must admit, I didn't have high expectations for the Seattle Seahawks entering the 2012 NFL season. The Seahawks were one of three also-rans (Arizona Cardinals and St. Louis Rams are the other two teams) in the NFC West, which I thought would be the worst division in the league.The San Francisco 49ers (13-3 in 2011) would easily have their way with the rest of the teams and win the division with ease.My expectations for the Seahawks were even lowered when head coach Pete Carroll announced before the start of the season that 2012 third-round draft selection Russell Wilson would start at quarterback over prized free agent Matt Flynn, who set a Green Bay Packers record by throwing for 480 yards and six touchdowns in the last regular season game of the 2011 season and was courted by several other NFL teams to be their starting quarterback.Two things convinced me during the Seahawks' start that they were a better team than last season. No. 1, spearheaded by their two tall corner...
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