How the Seahawks Match Up with the 49ers After Free-Agency Rush

April 6, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 2012 NFC West race was spectacular, in large part due to the Seattle Seahawks' emergence as one of the league's better teams. While San Francisco eventually proved to be the class in the entire conference, Russell Wilson and Co. played their part in making the 49ers earn their path to the Super Bowl.
Expected to improve on their 7-9 record in 2011, the Seahawks took a major step forward last season—finishing 11-5 and just a half game back of the 49ers.
It appears these two teams will be battling it out once again come September.
In the meantime, however, the offseason is ramping up in advance of the NFL draft. With the initial free-agency rush in the books, the Seahawks and 49ers are both making it clear of their intentions to build on last season's success.
Constructed on the same premise of playing a solid brand of defense and operating on offense with a consistent rushing attack and protecting the football, it is no surprise as to how similar Seattle an...

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