Seahawks embracing underdog role vs. 49ers as they’ve ‘got nothing to lose’

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The Seattle Times

RENTON, Wash. — If, as Janis Joplin so memorably sang, freedom is really just another word for having nothing left to lose, then consider the Seahawks to be, well, free as a bird as they head into the 2022 playoffs. The Seahawks are as much as a 10-point underdog heading to Santa Clara to play a wild-card playoff game Saturday at 1:30 p.m. against the 49ers, who have won 10 in a row and feature a defense ranked first in the NFL in both fewest points and yards allowed and an offense ranked in the top six in both categories. “It’s like nobody expects us to win outside of our building,” receiver …

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