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Analyzing Seattle's huge victory

Seahawks' win was an all-time great, but beating the Bears on the road is a tall task

Originally Published: January 12, 2011
By Vince Verhei | Football Outsiders
Marshawn LynchDennis Wierzbicki/US PresswireMarshawn Lynch needs another big game for Seattle to beat Chicago.

By now, you know how the Seattle Seahawks beat the New Orleans Saints 41-36. You've checked the box score, watched the highlights and giggled at the YouTube clips comparing Marshawn Lynch to Super Mario. Was this the biggest upset in NFL playoff history? And how have other teams fared after pulling off big upsets on wild-card weekend?