Last Season: 11-5, 3-3 division Playoffs: Lost to Atlanta in second round Stat Leaders: QB Russell Wilson (3,118 YDS, 26 TDS, 10 INTS); RB Marshawn Lynch (1,590 YDS, 11 TDS); WR Sidney Rice (748 YDS, 7 TDS); LB Bobby Wagner (140 TACKLES, 2.0 SACKS) The Buzz: After struggling during his previous NFL stint, Pete Carroll has made the most of his latest pro head coaching job and turned around the Seattle franchise. Carroll's coaching skills will be tested this season. Standout receiver Percy Harvin could be out for the season following hip surgery, ace defensive lineman Chris Clemons is still recovering from knee surgery and defensive end Bruce Irvin must serve a four-game suspension for violating the league's drug policy. Running back Marshawn Lynch should continue to anchor the Seattle offense, while quarterback Russell Wilson works to improve as a game manager. Defensive ends Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett should bolster Seattle's already stout defense. Luck Factor: Minnesota's good luck was Seattle's bad luck. The Seahawks gave up a first-round draft pick for Harvin, who may not play at full strength during the 2013 season.
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