Giants vs. Seahawks Preview: Sometimes the Numbers Mean Nothing

November 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New York Giants and Seattle Seahawks meet at Qwest Field in Seattle this Sunday to determine whether either team is going to be fighting for the NFC Super Bowl spot in January. The biggest question has to be if the Giants will be able to overcome the crowd, whom many believe is the loudest in the NFL.
You'll notice that I will never refer to the Seattle fans as the "12th Man." As a former student of Texas A&M University, how can you blame me? They stole that moniker from us. We've called our student section the 12th Man since the 1920's. What bothers me is that ESPN calls the Seahawks fans that but rarely uses that when showing highlights of the Aggies. Puzzling...
No matter what you want to call them, they are loud, and the Seahawks tend to play much better at their home stadium.
This is why, despite the fact that the Giants have a huge advantage over them in terms of offensive and defensive rankings, the numbers really have to be thrown out the window.

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