Seattle Seahawks: Why Fans Should Root For a 7-9 Playoff Team

December 31, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

What is more disgusting: The fact that the Seahawks still have a shot at making the postseason or the fact that more than half of the fans in a recent Seattle Times poll said they were prefer if the team lost this weekend? 
Maybe there are a lot of folks in St. Louis who really enjoy reading the Times online, or maybe those folks are “traitors,” as a recent article on Deadspin suggests.
Maybe it’s a little bit of both, but it’s more than likely a large number of fans who are tired of watching the team lose in the way they have this year. With each loss of at least 15 points or more, getting weekend projects done around the house becomes increasingly more appealing than watching football.
There are a number of arguments going around as to why Seattle fans may think it would be better if the Hawks didn’t make the postseason, but I have a hard time actually making a case for any of them.
Argument #1: The team doesn’t...

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