Seahawk Magic: Why You Shouldn’t Count Out the Seattle Seahawks In the Playoffs

January 9, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Eleven-point underdogs. 
That's what the Seattle Seahawks were going into this Saturday playing against former Super Bowl champions New Orleans Saints.
There was no way the Seahawks were going to win this game. They didn't have a quarterback who could throw the ball, they didn't have a running game, there defense is maybe at best average, they lost to the Saints earlier this season 34-19 and they were the worst team ever to make the playoffs at a record of 7-9.
So of course even I and most Seahawks fans went in thinking this could be bad, very bad. After a season of ups and downs mostly downs how could we pull this off. 
The Seahawks came out with tons of energy but of course things didn't look great. The Saints scored the first 10 points of the game and were up 10-0 after a Matt Hasselbeck interception on the first offensive drive of the game for the Seahawks.
At this point in the game most people thought including me that this was the old Seahawks p...

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