Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 9/29/12
Seahawks defensive efforts equal wins No matter how you want to analyze it, pick it apart, or complain about it, the Seattle Seahawks beat the Green Bay Packers on Monday Night Football to improve to 2-1 on the season heading into a divisional tilt with the St. Louis Rams. As ESPN and other national media outlets continue to ridicule the Seahawks‘ improbable win — for whatever reason that might be — their suffocating defensive efforts the past two weeks have been an implausible afterthought. Regardless, one sack and punishing hit at a time, this defense is becoming the bruising unit that Pete Carroll and company envisioned when they arrived in Seattle just two seasons ago. And the rest of the team is feeding off their fiery performances as they steamroll into St. Louis. The Rams, who sit at 1-2 on the season and last in the NFC West, are coming off of a demoralizing 23-6 loss to the Chicago Bears that saw quarterback Sam Bradford get sacked six times. Not a welcoming sign for the r...
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