Fourth and Short: Three Seahawks On Defense Who Have To Step Up

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Published: July 14, 2009

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... football. Now I'm doing the same on the defensive side of the ball.

So lets get started.

1) All three starting LB's (Aaron Curry, Lofa Tatupu, and Leroy Hill)—The Seahawks' front office has invested a lot into their top trio of linebackers. Now, they're looking for these linebackers to lead this Seahawks defense.

Tatupu, who signed a new six-year $42 million deal last year, had an extremely off season. In his first four seasons in the NFL, Tatupu made the Pro Bowl and recorded over 100 tackles each year.

This season Tatupu failed to make the Pro Bowl, and failed to record 100 tackles. The Seahawks will be looking for a huge year from Tatupu, to show that he deserved his huge contract. I except Tatupu to lead this defense and the great trio of LB's.

Hill signed a new six-year $38 million contract, instead of signing elsewhere or accepting the one-year franchise tag. Leroy Hill is not the Tatupu or Curry type of play...

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