5 Seattle Seahawks Players Who Could Make Pro Bowl in 2014

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5 Seattle Seahawks Most Likely to Make the 2014 Pro Bowl

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I don't think it's a question of if five Seattle Seahawks make the Pro Bowl. Rather, who's most likely to make it? Last year six Seahawks (Kam Chancellor, Earl Thomas, Richard Sherman, Russell Wilson, Marshawn Lynch and Max Unger) were selected, although they did not play because of that meddlesome Super Bowl. I expect the team to be at least as good. The previous year, the 2-14 Kansas City Chiefs also had six. Seattle can do at least that.

5. T Russell Okung

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5. T Russell Okung

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After missing half of last year with a foot injury and having surgery to repair it, I expect Okung to be back to his Pro Bowl form of 2012. He should be hitting his prime in his fifth year. When the Seattle offense performs well both running and passing, the credit will go to the line, especially the left tackle. I think Max Unger has a good chance to make his third Pro Bowl also, but left tackles get the most glory of all the inglorious linemen.

4. WR Percy Harvin

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4. WR Percy Harvin

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The biggest offensive star not calling the signals will be Harvin. I think Marshawn Lynch has a better postseason than regular season. Harvin will make plays on short passes, deep passes, returning kicks and running the ball. He'll finally get 1000 receiving yards and double-digit touchdowns. 100 catches are not unlikely. I don't think he'll match the 165 touches of 2011. He made it in 2010 as a returner. This year he makes it as a receiver.

3. S Earl Thomas

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3. S Earl Thomas

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Thomas will be his usual self, making plays all over the field and being the spear-point of the Chancellor/Sherman/Thomas triangle. Kam Chancellor has a great chance to make it also, putting big clean hits on opponents. Byron Maxwell will be the guy everyone thinks should have made it. Thomas will reach his fourth consecutive Pro Bowl by creating double-digit turnovers and making deep passes impossible against Seattle.

2. CB Richard Sherman

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2. CB Richard Sherman

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Sherman remains atop the "who's the best corner" argument. His interception totals decline from the eight he had last year because no one wants to throw at him. Byron Maxwell has more picks because you have to throw at someone. He remains his boisterous self and becomes one of the best known and most polarizing defenders in the league. Michael Crabtree catches fewer than six passes in two games against the Legion of Boom.

1. QB Russell Wilson

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1. QB Russell Wilson

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Wilson throws more than his previous two seasons, eclipsing 4,000 yards and 30 scores. He runs fewer times but with more smarts, ending out of bounds, with a slide or in the end zone. He becomes a perennial Pro Bowler on par with Brett Favre (11) and Peyton Manning (10). No one in the nation can find a reason to hate the baby-faced star.