Originally posted on Seattle Times  |  Last updated 12/1/11
Three keys to Seahawks victory 1. Get caught up in the holiday rush.One way to mute Philadelphia's explosive offense is to play keepaway, which is a page right out of Seattle's recent blueprint of giving the ball to Marshawn Lynch early and often. He has rushed for more than 100 yards in three of the team's last four games. The Eagles defense allowed three players to surpass 100 yards rushing in their first five regular-season games this season, but only one player has done that against Philadelphia in its last six games. 2. At least look downfield.That isn't necessarily easy given the fact Tarvaris Jackson is playing with a pectoral injury and Seattle's best deep threat -- receiver Sidney Rice -- is out for the season with a concussion. Seattle has to do something to keep the defense honest, though. In the past two games, Jackson has completed exactly two passes that gained more than 20 yards. Seattle has to get things moving downfield if it finds itself behind.3. Stay stout in th...
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