Seattle vs. Chicago Preview: Can Seattle Overcome the Dominant Chicago Defense?

October 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Seattle Seahawks come off their bye week in good spirits—they are 2-2 and still in the hunt for a playoff spot—and they welcome in the newly-acquired RB Marshawn Lynch.
Unfortunately, Seattle has to immediately suit up and play one of the better NFC teams this week: the Chicago Bears. With the Bears defense being one of the better units in the league, Seattle has to snap up their chin straps super tight this week.
I will say with confidence and non-embarrassment that the Bears defense is the best unit in the NFC. That is with apologies to the players in Minnesota, New York, Atlanta and Philadelphia.
With the addition of Julius Peppers and the healthy Brian Urlacher, Chicago has been dominant on D side of the ball (the side that matters if a team is series about making a SB run). With the way that the Bears have been playing on that side, they are a serious contender for the Super Bowl. They have contained Green Bay, New York and Dallas. Defense matters!
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