Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 12/22/12
My Fantastic Five vs. 49’ers It won’t be easy. But it can be done. Sunday night in front of a national audience at “Seahawks Stadium” the 12th man can will their Hawks to victory vs. the NFC West leading San Francisco 49ers. 1.) Attack the Edges Defensively, the hawks match up well with San Fran, but with two top cover guys out for Seattle the key to shutting down the pass will be limiting the mobility of the 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick.   has been successful by moving the launch point of the football when he sprints out of the pocket. Keeping him contained will allow defenders to stay between him and his intended targets.  That being said, look for the Hawks Defensive Ends, Red Bryant and Chris Clemons to take wide rushes to limit the roll-outs. 2.) Protect the Franchise The flip side to point number one is for Seattle to keep their QB, Russel Wilson, upright. Wilson is going to be looking to avoid NFL sack-master Aldon Smith.  Protecting Wilson will be, of course, Russell Okung but ...
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