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    Is the ‘Seahawks Hangover’ for Real? 

    Are you ready for some spreadsheets? With the NFL season kicking off Thursday night, it’s time to start obsessing over arcane statistical trivia. One intrepid sportswriter has investigated the question of whether Seattle is so physically overwhelming that opposing teams predictably go on to lose their next game. Even victorious rivals in 2014 were among victims of the latest seven-day curse streak, who went 0-10 in their following-week games. The conclusion? It’s probably a fluke, but team psychologists can be forgiven for anticipating a Hangover III for Seattle opponents. 

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