Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 9/18/13
Love for the D-Line Generally when I’m writing these “Seahawks Stats Don’t Lie” pieces, there is but one recipient of the weekly honour. As a creature of habit (aren’t we all) it was going to take a performance of epic proportions from any one position group or multitude of players to digress from this selection process, of sorts. With that being said, it is eerily suiting that the same group that chased Colin Kaepernick from his comfort zone on Sunday night chased me from mine this very moment. That group, the Seattle Seahawks defensive line. With the studs of last year’s sack attack sidelined in Bruce Irvin and Chris Clemons, the new guys were called upon to create pressure in the pass rush. And pressure they did. Leading the way on the Seahawks defensive front was the combination of newcomer free agent acquisitions, Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett. Via PFF blog. The three highest grades went to Aldon Smith (+4.5), Cliff Avril (+3.7) and Michael Bennett (+3.7) #Seahawks #49ers — Q Smith™
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