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Seattle Times reporters, columnists pick outcome of Sunday’s game
The Seahawks’ defense heard all preseason what they aren’t, and now they’re hungry to remind everyone of what they are.
It won’t always be easy or look pretty, but the Seahawks’ running game and defense should eventually wear down the Panthers.
Carolina is better than you might give them credit for, but Seattle’s defense knows how to bottle up running quarterbacks.
All you worry-warts can relax: Despite Cam Newton and the dreaded East Coast start, Seattle is not going to open with a stumble.