The first game of the 2021 NFL season kicks off for the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. They face off against quarterback Carson Wentz (who the Seahawks have a perfect record against). Since 2014, opponents have a perfect record against the Colts in their Week 1 game. Plus the Seahawks have been nearly perfect when playing in the 10am PT time slot in recent years. Can all those things add up to a win for Seattle?
Of course there are actual matchups to talk about and Jonathan Taylor may be the most challenging one. Poona Ford, Al Woods, Bobby Wagner and Jordyn Brooks are going to need to have a good day and plugging up the defensive interior. Otherwise it will give Wentz plenty of 3rd and short opportunities to convert.
Just how far ahead of the Seahawks are the Colts in Pete Prisco's power rankings? We discuss it in the latest installment of Prisco's World. Later on, in Do Better, we find out where one of the ESPN simulations suggests the Seahawks will finish in terms of their record. Plus, the Missoula breakfast burrito place that is worth the wait (but you may not have to wait). Better at life honors go to a piece of space technology and to the Saints for their strategic work heading into Week 1.
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