Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 6/16/14
Written by Brian Nemhauser, writer for HawkBlogger.com The Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks boasted the best defense in the NFL last season, and one of the best in NFL history. They reached that peak by throwing wave after wave of top-shelf talent at opponents. Some of that depth was lost this off-season, opening opportunities for younger players to emerge, but John Schneider and Pete Carroll never turn down a chance to strengthen their roster. They buoyed one of the most important and most uncertain areas of the team when free agent DT Kevin Williams agreed to a deal. Stopping the run So much attention is paid to the pass rush. Everyone loves to talk about the relentless Seahawks pass rush that comes from every angle. Questions come up about how the team will replace Chris Clemons and Clinton McDonald’s combined 10.0 sacks from last season. What many fail to realize is just how good the Seahawks were at stopping the run, and just how integral that is to creating an effective pa...
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