Here is a quick recap of my predictions on the first 4 games:
9-9-12 @ Arizona: Final Score: Seattle 23 Arizona 16
9-16-12 H Cowboys: “Century Link Field is Tony Romo’s personal house of horrors and the 12th man will direct a ferocious auditory assault at him. This one will be close but look for special teams to make the difference in the Victory.” Final Score: Seattle 27 Dallas 24
9-24-12 H Packers: Final Score: Green Bay 30 Seattle 13
9-30-12 @ St. Louis: Final Score: Seattle 24 St. Louis 10.
Well since only 1 of my predictions proved to be true, I say that there is nowhere to go but up!!
10-7-12 @ Carolina (1-3): Going to the East coast is never a good place to find the Seattle Seahawks…if you are hoping for a win anyway. This time, at least, the game is at 1:05 and not the dreaded 10 am start. The Panthers have the 13th ranked offense and the 24th ranked defense. The Seahawks are struggling on offense but Coach Carroll should learn from the poor play calling in St. Louis.
Final Score: Seahawks 23—Panthers 17
10-14-12 H Patriots (2-2): The Seahawks have the #2 ranked defense in the NFL, The Patriots have the #1 ranked offense. There has not been many times in the last 10 or so years that I would have any hope much less confidence that the Hawks could win a game against the Pats. In this one the 12th man makes a difference and the Hawks win.
Final Score: Seahawks 19—-Patriots 10.
10-18-12 @ 49ers (3-1): This will be a litmus test against what could end up being the class of the NFC. Going to play on a Thursday gives Coach Carroll less time to prepare his young quarterback. The 49ers have the #3 ranked defense in the NFL and the better head coach. This game will show that Seattle still has work to do.
Final Score: San Francisco 24—Seattle 9
10-28-12 @ Detroit (1-3): Detroit boasts the #6 offense and the #10 defense in the NFL. Yet the Lions enter week 5 with a 1-3 record. QB Matt Stafford is having a decent start throwing for 1182 yds , 3 scores and 4 INT’s. The Lions lost a tough one to the Titans and tights ones to the 49ers and Vikings. The Seahawks playing that 10 am start on the road rarely bodes well. I think the Lions get a win here in a close game.
Final Score: Lions 24—Seahawks 21.
If the schedule shakes out like this, it would give the Hawks a 4-4 record at the halfway point of the season. However, things rarely work out as predicted. Hang on tight 12th man, because with watching Russell Wilson, Pete Carroll’s play calling and the NFL’s leading rusher the 2nd quarter of the season promises to be an interesting one, let’s just hope it’s a winning one as well.