Three easiest games on the Seattle Seahawks 2024 schedule

With the Seahawks 2024 schedule now released, it is time to predict which games will be the easiest.
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Seahawks easy game No. 1 - September 8th vs. Denver Broncos

Sean Payton has bad memories of playing at Lumen Field as a head coach against the Seahawks. When Payton was with the Saints, his teams lost twice in playoffs, one a 41-36 upset loss in the 2011 wild-card round (known to Seahawks fans as the "Beast Quake" game) and in a 2014 divisional round game losing 23-15 (as Seahawks defeated the Saints en route to the Super Bowl). Then there was also the MNF beat down in 2013 when the Seahawks drubbed the Saints 34-7.

With the Broncos likely starting a rookie QB in Bo Nix, this game will feature both a rookie head coach in Seattle's Mike Macdonald and a rookie QB in Nix. This should provide lots of intrigue given the Broncos are starting over at QB, after the Russell Wilson experience did not work out. Along with the Seahawks starting a new era with coach Macdonald. This match-up should be favorable for a defensive-minded head coach in Macdonald, as he faces a rookie QB and an offense lacking in weapons.

Had the fates aligned this would have been a part two of what was a thrilling game between Pete Carroll and Seahawks former QB Russell Wilson. Instead, this game features two teams looking to start fresh and hoping for a new beginning. The Seahawks' previous two head coaches Pete Carroll and Jim Mora were superb in their first games, each coming away with blowout wins (Carroll won 31-6 over the Niners and Mora won 28-0 over the Rams). Could Mike Macdonald continue that trend?