Larry Stone: Geno Smith, Seahawks answer their doubters with rousing OT win in Detroit

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The Seattle Times

DETROIT — Last week, Geno Smith had a blunt and thoroughly depressing assessment of the Seahawks’ dispiriting season-opening loss to the Rams: “They wanted it more, they played harder, and they executed better.” For Smith and his teammates, the ensuing week was dedicated to showing that the real Seahawks had yet to be seen. But to transform that sentiment from wishful thinking and locker room bravado into reality was going to take some doing. The Seahawks on Sunday walked into as frenetic an environment as you can imagine in the NFL, a fan base worked into a froth of excitement over a rising t…

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