Top 3 keys to victory for Seattle Seahawks at Detroit Lions in Week 2

Seattle Seahawks (0-1) head to Detroit (1-0) in a tough road challenge against the first place Lions
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Stop Amon-Ra St. Brown

The best slot receiver in the game is slotted to expose the biggest weakness of the Seahawks. Seattle is the 6th worst team in the league this year against slot receivers. Yes, I know it has been only 1 game, but stats do not lie. Last week Rams rookie Puka Nacua had 10 receptions for 119 yards, while lining up in the slot often.

Amon-Ra St. Brown is the most dangerous slot receiver in the game. He is miles above Nacua (talent wise), and is looking to feast against the Seattle pass defense. He is a matchup nightmare. St. Brown is big enough (6' 202 lbs.) and fast enough to burn linebackers who drop back in coverage, and skilled enough to outmatch the Seattle secondary.

So how do beat a player this good?

It starts with the pass rush. The Seattle front seven have to get after quarterback Jared Goff. We need to pressure and disrupt his ability to make plays. Second, we need to get physical with St. Brown at the line of scrimmage. This might be the only space we will have to physically get on St. Brown. If we can throw off his routes by pressuring him on the line, this will give time for the pass rushers to make some plays. Lastly, we need to double team 14. Sunday it will take a village to stop this elite playmaker.

If the Seahawks are going to have a chance, they need to stop St. Brown.