Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/16/12
Seattle's surprising win over the New England Patriots left the Seahawks at 4-2 and tied with the 49ers at the top of the suddenly formidable NFC West.  Meanwhile, New England, a heavy favorite to win its tenth division title in the last 12 years, finds itself unexpectedly in a four-way tie atop the AFC East.  Here's what we learned:1. New England's Secondary Needs OverhaulIts been no secret that the Patriots defensive backfield is the Achilles Heal of this team, but Sunday's performance may have been among the most discouraging in recent years. Seattle rookie QB Russell Wilson, who came into the game with a less than stellar QB rating of 75.2, torched New England for 293 yards through the air with 2 TD passes against zero interceptions, good for a QB rating of 133.7. There was hope in Foxborough that CB Devin McCourty, after a disappointing sophomore campaign, would return to the form that made him Defensive Rookie of the Year season in 2010. Unfortunately for New England, McCourty...
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