The Seattle Seahawks Curse: Who Else Will Fall Prey?
If you are an Arizona Cardinals fan, be afraid, very afraid. As the Western Division team embarks on its seventh game on Thursday night in a home tie against the Seahawks, kudos to The Wall Street Journal for unearthing a very interesting trend. Teams that have played the Seahawks this season have been defeated in games the following week on all five occasions so far this season.
Not that playing the Marshawn Lynch-powered team has been a cakewalk either — the Seahawks enter Thursday’s game with an ominous 5-1 record, but the Cardinals coaching staff might as well have their eye on the next game. The five teams to have played the Seahawks have been bruised in their next match-up, with all but the Carolina Panthers tasting defeat by a more-than-10-point margin, the Journal points out. It’s a good thing the Cardinals will have a 10-day hiatus after they strut their stuff at the University of Phoenix stadium on Thursday night.
Here’s a quick look at how teams have fared in the week after playing the Seahawks: