SEATTLE (AP) — Throughout last season’s playoff run, the Seattle Seahawks referenced how the year felt like a repeat of 2012, when a young group with a handful of veterans were about to become the best team in the NFL. The moves Seattle made this offseason reinforced the Seahawks’ belief that they are on the cusp of more special achievements. A team that last December was inches away from winning a division title added a smattering of key parts via free agency, then made a trade the Seahawks hope can push them to the top of the highly competitive NFC West.

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