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Old 01-20-2014, 09:23 AM   #71
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Originally Posted by TheReverend View Post
Seattle's secondary drives off of the following:

1. They have a very good, one-gap, penetrating front seven across the board. Nearly every player in it is a successful pass-rusher.

2. They are physical far beyond the point that the rules permit.

3. Earl Thomas is amazing and his ability and range over the top allow for the corners underneath to play even more aggressively.

4. Richard Sherman is super overrated but still very, very good and most especially at disguising his coverage presnap.
I agree with almost all of that and would add 2 things:

5. Kam Chancellor is an All-pro SS, probably the best in the league, who can cover elite TE's and make hammer tackles at the POA equally well.

6. Their Press man and Press Zone technique seriously disrupts a lot of timing patterns and everyone in their secondary is exceptional with it.
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