Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 1/29/13
Top Hawks To say the Seattle Seahawks had a somewhat surprising season in 2012 would be an understatement. While they did come into the new year with a youthful roster that was built on potential, many believed the Seahawks would be a middle-of-the-pack 7-9, 8-8, or 9-7 team that would see its fair share of highs and lows during the season. And, while Seattle did start off by rollercoastering around in their first months of the season (they were 4-4 halfway through), the Seahawks saved the best for last as they torched the back-half of their schedule, only losing once in their final eight games. The run pushed Seattle into the playoffs where they immediately became the most talked about team in the league behind outstanding rookie quarterback, Russell Wilson. Unfortunately for Seattle, their run at a miracle season would come to a halt earlier than they had hoped when the Atlanta Falcons beat them on a last-second field goal in the Divisional Round of the 2013 NFL Playoffs. The loss came
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