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ENEMY lines WHAT A RIVAL COACH SAYS
"THIS HAS BEEN A run-first offense. The question is, Do the coaches change little parts of the scheme to take advantage of the passing skills of Matt Flynn?
I'm assuming that Flynn will be the starter over Tarvaris Jackson just because of the money the team had to pay Flynn. But he's still largely an unknown quantity. He's played in preseason games and had a few spot starts as Green Bay's backup, so it's too soon to say if he'll be a really good NFL starter.
None of the receivers scares me. Sidney Rice is very talented, and Golden Tate had a really good college career, but until this team receives consistent quarterback play, it's difficult to get a read on these receivers.
Tight ends Zach Miller and Kellen Winslow will be on the field at the same time a lot. Miller is a very skilled receiver. He's not a speed guy, but his hands are as good as any tight end's in the NFL.
Winslow is the better receiving tight end. The coaches will design special schemes to get him the ball into the deeper parts of the field. He'll have the better receiving numbers.
Marshawn Lynch is a running back who can wreck defenses. He has power and size, and defenses that don't put extra bodies close to the line of scrimmage will have a hard time stopping him. The Seahawks have a good, physical offensive line, and that's a great fit for a back like Lynch. He'll have a big year."
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