I won’t be predicting game times, as they are subject to change and often do change throughout the year to put more attractive games in primetime and less attractive ones on Sunday afternoon.
What we already know for sure is all of Seattle’s opponents and which ones they will play at home and away. Obviously, there will be 6 division games per usual. To supplement these 6 games, the Seahawks will play the entirety of two divisions: the AFC South and the NFC North (8 games). The final 3 games will be their matchups against the Washington Football Team, the New Orleans Saints, and the 17th game added this offseason against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Predicting the Seahawks schedule
As it stands, Seattle will still only have one bye week. The additional game was added by way of removing one week of preseason games. Let’s get to the prediction.
Week One: Seahawks at Colts
Week Two: Seattle at Vikings
Week Three: Seahawks vs. Cardinals
Week Four: Seattle vs. Bears
Week Five: Seahawks vs. Jaguars
Week Six: Seattle at Rams
Week Seven: Seahawks at 49ers
Week Eight: BYE
Week Nine: Seattle at Texans
Week Ten: Seahawks at Washington Football Team
Week Eleven: Seattle vs. Lions
Week Twelve: Seahawks vs. 49ers
Week Thirteen: Seattle vs. Titans
Week Fourteen: Seahawks at Cardinals
Week Fifteen: Seattle at Packers
Week Sixteen: Seahawks vs. Saints
Week Seventeen: Seattle vs. Rams
Week Eighteen: Seahawks at Steelers
I think that the 17th game added will be played in the final week of the season. If it’s not, Seattle vs. Rams would make an excellent game to finish the regular season, since in the past the final week of the schedule includes division games for all teams.
This a fairly raw prediction, but I would love to the schedule turn out this way. It saves the best games of the year (for the most part) until the back portion of the schedule.