Matt Calkins: Seahawks show encouraging signs vs. Lions, but defense loaded with concerns

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The Seattle Times

Last week at this time, I went all-in with the future Hall of Fame linebacker that the Seahawks’ loss to the Rams was, indeed, “just one game.” This was Bobby Wagner’s appropriate reaction to the Rams’ Week 1 clobbering of Seattle, in which a 30-13 loss seemed to instantly erase all of the team’s preseason hype. My initial reaction to the Seahawks’ 37-31 overtime win over Detroit on Sunday was to say that all of that hype was, in fact, justified — that the NFC West should be on alert for a blue-and-green takeover. Upon a deep breath, though, I think I’ll take a similar route as last Monday. Th…

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