Seattle Seahawks vs. Chicago Bears: Forecasting the NFL Divisional Playoffs

January 12, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Guess what, football-crazed America? A team with an (8-9) NFL record is playing in the NFC Divisional Playoffs Game.  In a revolting playoff development, “Who Dat?” families fell victim to the first-round 12th man in Seattle. 
Last Saturday evening, the Seahawks swooped down on the visiting New Orleans Saints and shocked the NFL world.  A number of fans and analysts were already in an uproar over a team with a losing record hosting a playoff game against a team with a winning record.
Some of those people were probably roaring with approval after seeing the game-clinching run. 
On Marshawn Lynch's stiff arm, the Seattle Seahawks (8-9) reminded us about the NFL—and the playoffs in particular.  One never really knows what might happen in a quiet, but crucial Saturday evening or Sunday afternoon game. 
At crucial points in the game, the Saints needed to run the football to keep it and the lead.&nbs...

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