Seattle Seahawks Need Strong Defense For Redemption Against Vikings

August 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Last time the Seahawks met the Vikings they were pummeled to the tune of 35-9 (21 of those points coming in a first half shutout).  They were instruments in the aggrandizement of Brett Favre as he logged not one, but two personal bests (88 percent completion rating, and 22nd career game with four or more touchdown passes—surpassing Dan Marino). 

In a post game interview former Seahawks head coach Jim Mora Jr. likened the game to beating his head against a wall (which he might as well have done instead of bothering to try to coach last season). 

The Seahawks failed to post any points until the Vikings started pulling starters in the fourth quarter.

So what’s to say that this weekend’s exhibition game will turn out differently?  After all, the Seahawk with the most receiving yards from that game thought the he’d be better off continuing his career with the hapless Detroit Lions (Nate Burleson, six catches, 100 yards) tha...

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