Top 3 keys to victory for Seattle Seahawks at Baltimore Ravens in Week 9

Two first-place teams clash as the (5-2) Seattle Seahawks head to Baltimore to take on the Ravens (6-2).

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The Seattle running game needs to dominate

The Seattle Seahawks have the best backfield in the NFL. The combination of star running back Kenneth Walker III and rookie Zach Charbonnet creates nightmares for opposing defenses, especially now that Charbonnet is getting more touches. Was last week due to Walker slowly returning from an injured hammy? Or was it a sign of things to come? My guess is Walker was still a little sore, and Charbonnet did not mind filling the void.

What we learned last weekend was regardless of who is getting the touches, the Seahawks can run the ball. If they are going to beat the Ravens on Sunday, Seattle will need to run the ball down Baltimore's throat.

Run, run, run, baby! Run! The Baltimore Ravens have allowed 799 rushing yards, a 4.1 yards per carry average, and 3 touchdowns. So they can stop the run, but Seattle has a two-headed monster in the backfield. Let these boys eat. Feed them the ball. If Kenneth Walker rushes for 100 yards and one touchdown, and Zach Charbonnet adds another 50+ on the ground, Seattle wins this game. A 6-2 Seattle team that is about to face the Washington Commanders and Los Angeles Rams would be a beautiful thing.