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Seahawks hit bye week the best in NFL

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll talks to his players during the first quarter an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Houston. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/David J. Phillip

Seahawks hit bye week the best in NFL

TIM BOOTH, AP Sports Writer
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Chuck Knox never did it. Neither did Mike Holmgren, Tom Flores or Dennis Erickson.

In the Seattle Seahawks’ history, they’ve never had consecutive 10-win regular seasons until now under Pete Carroll.

The Seahawks reached double-digit victories for the second straight season on Sunday with a 41-20 drubbing of Minnesota. The Seahawks improved to 10-1 and head into their bye week with the best record in the NFL. It’s the latest point in any season in franchise history that the Seahawks have held the best record in the entire league by themselves.

Carroll continues to say the Seahawks are going to get better. He’s right, as Seattle welcomed four starters back to the lineup in Sunday’s victory and played Percy Harvin for the first time.
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