Four Reasons Why The Seahawks Will Make the Playoffs

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The Legion Of Boom’s Pass Defense Ranks Third in the NFL

A key to last season’s incredible run was the overall health of the team. It’s been damn near impossible to get the entire Legion of Boom on the field at the same time this year. That being said, Seattle still owns the NFL’s third stingiest pass defense. Kansas City has the best, allowing just 201 yards-per-game.

The Seahawks allow their opponents just 215 yards on average every game. That’s impressive considering the defense played with practice squad players and free agent pickups getting significant time in the secondary the first half of the season.

If Kam Chancellor and Byron Maxwell can join Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas on the field the rest of the way, Seattle could be even more dangerous.

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