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Notebook: Home Dogs Look to Regain Bite

Notebook: Home Dogs Look to Regain Bite

The Seahawks are backing their way into the playoffs, week by excruciating week. They could conceivably lose their final two games and still win the NFC West with an 8-8 record and four-game losing streak. Once seemingly unbeatable at Qwest Field, the Seahawks are home underdogs against AFC-leading San Diego on Sunday.

Their offense ranks 22nd in the league and the defense isn't good enough to pick up the slack. The Chargers are more than capable of exploiting those deficiencies. "The thing you must do is protect the quarterback," Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren said. "Of the many things they do pretty well, the thing that jumps out at you is they really put pressure on the passer and they can do it -- their two... Recommended Stories

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