5 Reasons the Seattle Seahawks Will Win Super Bowl XLIX

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Sep 21, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner (54) waits for a snap against the Denver Broncos during the third quarter at CenturyLink Field. Seattle defeated Denver, 26-20. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

2. They are one of the healthiest teams in the playoffs.

While teams are preparing to move through the postseason without some key players, Seattle is fortunate in that they have most of their starters healthy heading into a bye week — which means even their non-healthy players get an extra week of rest before taking the field on Jan. 10.

Jermaine Kearse‘s hamstring and Jordan Hill‘s knee are really the only questionable injuries Seattle has right now.

Marshawn Lynch will play despite a banged-up back and Max Unger (ankle), Cooper Helfet (ribs), Tharold Simon (shoulder) and K.J. Wright (finger) are expected to return to the field and be ready to go for the NFC Divisional Playoff game.

Nearly every other starter in Seattle is healthy or resting to get healthy for next Saturday’s game.