Seattle pass defense better than numbers
Steve Smith has been impossible to contain, but Seattle's secondary might just be up to the task, writes KC Joyner.
Perhaps the best way to answer this question is to review how Seattle did against the other top wide receivers it faced this year. The Seahawks faced a number of teams that lacked an elite wide receiver, and also benefited from facing teams when their top wide receiver was out with an injury (Houston's Andre Johnson in Week 6).
The Seahawks faced a top wide receiver in seven games: Arizona and St. Louis twice each, Washington, Dallas and the New York Giants.
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