EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 09: Charlie Whitehurst #6 of the Seattle Seahawks looks to turnover the pass of the ball against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on October 9, 2011 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.Seahawks defeated the Giants 36-25. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
The Cleveland Browns might be without running back Peyton Hillis on Sunday, but they are still favored by three points over the Seattle Seahawks. Charlie Whitehurst will have something to say about that.
The Seattle Seahawks pick things up after the bye week by visiting the Cleveland Browns. They'll need to pick up the momentum they had after the fourth-quarter victory over the New York Giants two weeks ago if they hope to win this one. The opening line for this game had the Seahawks as a straight three-point underdog to the Browns, according to Odds Shark. The line hasn't shifted all that much, just half a point down.
Charlie Whitehurst is expected to start for the Seahawks with Tarvaris Jackson still working his way back from a pectoral injury. Might that change help the Seahawks jump start their season and send the Browns on a three-game losing streak? The Browns couldn't overcome the Raiders last weekend after Jason Campbell was replaced at quarterback by Kyle Boller.