Immovable force (Seahawks D) vs. irresistible object (Patriots O) Sunday

Immovable force (Seahawks D) vs. irresistible object (Patriots O) Sunday

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SEATTLE, WA - SEPTEMBER 24: Cedric Benson #32 of the Green Bay Packers runs the ball against Earl Thomas #29 and K.J. Wright #50 of the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on September 24, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on October 9, 2012 at 10:21 AM

When the New England Patriots visit the Seattle Seahawks this Sunday, it will match the league’s top-ranked offense vs. the top-ranked defense.

The Tom Brady-led Patriots have gained an average of 439.4 yards per game after five weeks. Seattle has given up 258.6 yards per game.

On the other side of the ball, the Patriots have the 22nd-ranked overall defense in the league and is second-worst against the pass. Seattle is ranked 27th in total offense and has the second-worst passing offense.

The Patriots were listed as a 3 ½ point favorite Tuesday morning.

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