Despite a number of injuries to their secondary, the Seahawks should be able to stay on top of the NFC. If they labor to find hope in the face of a Backupapalooza in the defensive backfield, they need look no further than 2004's champion for the paradigm.
December 10, 2005
In Jamie Sharper's first eight NFL seasons, he never missed a game. Through his time as an outside linebacker in Baltimore (1997-2001) and as a middle linebacker in Houston (2002-2004), he was renowned for his durability. He started 127 of a possible 128 games, and that reliability was a big reason the Seahawks signed Sharper to a five-year, $17.5 million contract with a $1.5 million signing bonus in April.
December 9, 2005