A slow start for the Seattle Seahawks looked like something the team was plenty of capable of leaving in the rearview mirror when the team shut out the Chicago Bears, and now the back-to-back NFC champions will try to improve to 2-2 with a win over the Detroit Lions.
The Lions are one of only three winless teams entering Sunday and rank No. 27 in the NFL in offense and 25th defense. Detroit faces the tall of task of winning at CenturyLink Field, something that has been nearly impossible since Russell Wilson took over as the quarterback of the Seahawks.
Wilson boasts a 23-2 record in the regular season at home and a 4-0 record in the postseason in Seattle. The Lions, on the other hand, have lost six of the team's last seven road trips, including losses in the first two weeks of the season and a loss to the Dallas Cowboys in the 2014 postseason.
After averaging just 2.6 yards per carry and tallying just 135 rushing yards in the first three weeks, the Lions will need to find running room and balance on offense if the team hopes to score points against the Seahawks defense.
At CBS Sports, Jason La Canfora is the only one of eight panelists to take the Lions to win, while the rest are siding with the Seahawks. At ESPN, not even one expert was willing to go against the Seahawks, with the entire 13-man panel taking Seattle to roll to a win.
SB Nation's team is siding with the Seahawks, as well. The entire seven-man panel is taking Seattle to earn another win and improve to 2-2, and the OddsShark computer is projecting a Lions loss as well.
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