Seahawks vs Lions: 5 potential stars of the game

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Aug 29, 2015; San Diego, CA, USA; Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin (89) runs after making a first quarter catch against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

WR Doug Baldwin

Jimmy Graham would be another obvious candidate for this list, but I like Baldwin’s chances. He was a beast on 3rd down last week against the Bears in the second half, and the Lions are giving up an average of 11.1 yards per reception which is in about the middle of the pack. This indicates they are most vunerable on short and intermediate routes. MLB Stephen Tulloch is clearly not his old self yet after coming off season-ending ACL surgery last year. This is Baldwin’s area of expertise. He could own the middle of the field in this game.

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