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NorthWest Sports Beat:
Seattle Seahawks blogger "Q" tells us The Seahawks need to play today like this is the 2011 NFC Wildcard game vs. the Saints. They need to protect their house, they need the Seahawks 12th man, they need Brandon Browner, Richard Sherman, Marshawn Lynch, Red Bryant and Tarvaris Jackson to have career defining games. They need BIGTIME effort. By the way, we also need some help. A San Diego win in Detroit.
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The main characters, as always, are the same.
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