Seahawks safeties Kam Chancellor and Earl Thomas have the range and playmaking ability to cause problems for Caleb Hanie.
Looking for some positives in a Seahawks season that has already had more than its share of disappointments? Look first at the team's starting safeties.
Seahawks GM John Schneider told PFW at the NFL Scouting Combine that he couldn't be more excited about the progress he is expecting from the team's two first-round picks last season — OT Russell Okung and FS Earl Thomas.
Despite some occasional rookie mistakes, Seahawks first-round FS Earl Thomas has made his presence felt more than a little on a defense that has had its share of problems lately.
Here's a look at a key matchup heading into Sunday's Week Six battle between the Seahawks and Bears.
The Seahawks joined the first-round signing brigade late Saturday, nailing down a five-year deal with Texas S Earl Thomas, who is expected to start immediately at free safety.
Don’t be shocked if 15-year veteran Lawyer Milloy begins the season as the Seahawks' starting strong safety and serves as a key mentor for first-round FS Earl Thomas.