NFL Playoffs: Why The Seattle Seahawks Should Be Favored Over The Chicago Bears

January 13, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Two weeks ago, the Seattle Seahawks were 6-9 and trailing the Rams by a game heading into the last week of the regular season.
Today they are double-digit underdogs to the Chicago Bears in the NFC Divisional Playoffs.
Just last week the Seahawks stunned the nation with a five-point win over the defending Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints in their home wild card playoff.
Now, at just 8-9, and still one game below .500, the Seahawks find themselves on the wrong side of the spread once again.
Many have squawked their opinion about whether or not a losing team should qualify for the postseason, regardless of division rank.
Many also feel that a losing team should never be allowed to host a playoff game.
Well, both of those things happened last Saturday night in Seattle, and three more Seahawk wins would likely change the minds of many NFL fans as well as outrage others.
But that's completely hypothetical, and honestly, no one really t...

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