Originally written on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 8/15/13
The Seattle Seahawks’ secondary returns in 2013 with all four starters from last season. This relatively rare instance of continuity has only been enhanced with the offseason arrival of veteran defensive back Antoine Winfield, one of the NFL’s premier slot coverage and run-support cornerbacks. Among the four starters, cornerbacks Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner, and safeties Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor, the Seahawks boast Associated Press All-Pro honors (Sherman) and Pro Bowl accolades across the board (Sherman and Thomas in 2012; Browner, Chancellor and Thomas in 2011). Adding to that impressive run of honors is the venerable ex-Minnesota Viking Winfield, who has been named to the Pro Bowl three times in his 15-year NFL career, most recently in 2010. The Seahawks are stacked in the defensive backfield. Even better, when the Seahawks have to go to dime defense (six defensive backs), the cupboard will not be bare. Talented cornerback Walter Thurmond is healthy an...
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