Category Archives: Week 2: New England

Hawks are 2-0 for 12th time, but this is not 2013

The Seahawks are 2-0 for the third time in Russell Wilson’s career and the 12th time in franchise history.

The Hawks have made the postseason in each of the other two years Wilson led them to 2-0, 2013 and 2019, and they are 7 for 11 overall in making the playoffs after 2-0 starts.

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expect more thrillers like that win over Pats

If the first two games are any indication, the Seahawks are going to play in a lot of shootouts this season – and probably win most of them.

Russell Wilson is off to his best start ever — with nine TD passes and one interception (thanks, Greg Olsen). Meanwhile, the defense, even with superstar Jamal Adams, is struggling every bit as much as it did in 2019, when almost every week (12 of 16 anyway) involved a thriller.

This 35-30 win over the Patriots was more of that brand – and the same kind of show Pete Carroll and Bill Belichick’s teams always put on when they meet.

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Ageless Carroll can do a lot on ‘five-year plan’

It’s fitting that Pete Carroll and Bill Belichick will set a record for the oldest coaching matchup in NFL history this week – the same week Carroll turned 69 (Belichick is 68).

It’s a great matchup between the NFL’s two best coaches of the past decade, and it begs the age-old question: How much longer will these guys go? Most important to us: How much longer will Carroll coach the Seahawks?

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