Seahawks vs. Bears: Chicago Has a Special Teams Dynamo to Worry About, Too

January 16, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Seahawks vs. Bears features a surprising amount of focus on special teams play for such a big game, but then again, these two teams boast two extremely talented return men that have a penchant for breaking off big runs.
Most times heading into games involving the Bears, all the talk swirls around their all-time great kick returner, Devin Hester. Hester is still a huge factor in this game, and is no doubt someone that Seattle has been preparing for all week in terms of how to contain him and how to keep the ball away from him.
But the Bears, in a bit of a reversal of the norm, will have their own issues in figuring out how to handle Seattle's small speed demon, running back Leon Washington.
Washington ran two kicks back in one game against the San Diego Chargers early in the season, and in general enjoyed a very strong campaign on the Seahawks' special teams squad.
So now the Bears will need to figure out how to keep the ball away from Washington. The Bears' defense ...

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