Originally written June 25, 2013 on Know It All Football:
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Look, I’m not a hater, I just can’t stand when people don’t take a step back and look at the whole situation before making outlandish claims or saddling someone or something with unreasonable expectations. Such is currently the case with the Seattle Seahawks. I have a couple of friends who are lifelong, die-hard Seahawk fans. Obviously, last year was a great year for them, as the Seahawks had one of the finest regular seasons in franchise history. They have a budding young star playing quarterback, a swarming defense and added what many expect to be another dangerous weapon in Percy Harvin. That’s all great, but I’m not on board when fans and media start kicking around the Seahawks as one of the two or three top teams in the NFL heading into 2013. Let me explain. Yes, Seattle won eleven games in 2012. One of those was the controversial touchdown/interception gaffe against Green Bay. Take that out and you are sitting at ten wins — same as the Indianapolis Colts last year. Then you lo...
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