Originally written August 15, 2013 on Football Nation:
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Some people will disagree with me on this article and that is fine.  It’s an opinion piece and yes the Seahawks are my favorite team, but I still believe that they are one of the top 5 teams in the NFL this season. Yes, they lost Percy Harvin.  In an earlier article I said that the trade was a risky one do to Percy Harvin’s injury issues.  Say what you want about what Harvin could bring to the Seahawks if he was on the field.  But, we all know what happened last year for Seattle when he wasn’t even on the team. Look for Seattle to contend for the NFC West title and home field advantage in the NFC playoffs.  This team if finally for real and everyone else is taking notice.Week 1: at Carolina Panthers – W – 30-14The Seahawks won 16-12 in Charlotte last season.  That was before Russell Wilson and the offense were clicking.Week 2: San Francisco 49ers (SNF) – W – 35-17The Seahawks beat the 49ers 42-13 last year also on Sunday Night Football, avenging a 13-6 loss earlier in the season at ...
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