Seattle Seahawks: Team’s Future Weighs Heavily on NFC West Title Game

December 31, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Seahawks play their biggest game of the year on Sunday night, and it’s not because the NFC West is on the line.
Seattle’s future as a competitive NFL team is in the balance when they host the St. Louis Rams in prime time on Sunday Night Football.
Surely Paul Allen wouldn’t mind welcoming the Saints or Falcons, purely for the millions of dollars the game would add to his bottom line.
But forget about this season for a minute and the chance to host a playoff game. At 6-9, not only would the Seahawks have the black eye of becoming the first division winner with a losing record, but the franchise would also lose out on a top pick in the draft.
Interestingly enough, most of the fans agree. In a poll by the Seattle Times this week, Seahawks supporters actually want their team to lose and forfeit a shot at the postseason.
That’s because they could drop 10 spots in the draft if they beat the Rams. A division title will give the team one of t...

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