Who wins on Sunday?
12th Man: Who wins when the Seahawks play the Chargers and why?
Padaon: I don’t like that the Chargers have to go to Seattle for this game, but the Chargers are used to playing in a hostile environment. I expect the Chargers offense to roll as always and the defense will be able to force the turnovers to slow down the Seattle scoring. Chargers win.
Final thoughts from 12th Man Rising
I would like to thank Ernie Padaon of Bolt Beat for answering a few questions about the Chargers. Sunday’s game should be a matchup between two teams that have been playing well. Los Angeles has been playing well all season. Seattle has won four of its last five games.
This is also a game where both fanbases can feel fairly confident going into the game. But maybe for the wrong reason. Neither team’s fans have probably watched much of the opposing team. They play in different conferences. Chargers fans know they have a good offense. 12s know their team is not the same team it was in weeks one and two.
The majority of the 12th Man Rising staff seems to be pretty sure that the Seahawks can win in week nine. But we have been wrong before and will be again. A win at home, though, against a 5-2 Chargers team would be huge for Seattle’s playoff hopes.
And 12s also know, just as Padaon said the Chargers are a few plays away from being unbeaten, that Seattle is a few plays away from being 6-1. Either team can win on Sunday. Let’s just hope it is the Seahawks that do.