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Seahawks' run game 'roaring correct back'

The Seattle Seahawks' manage game struggled in 2016 because of Marshawn Lynch's departure, injuries to running backs and a disastrous offensive line.

With the ground game unable to pound out yards, it discombobulated the other countries in the operation. During the 2016 frequent season, Seattle passed on in excess of 60 percent of ( do you need the Cheap Madden NFL 17 Coins) the plays, per Next Gen Statistics; in 2015, that number was a new tad over 51 percentage.

Coach Pete Carroll explained to 710 ESPN Radio inside Seattle this week the Seahawks plan to get back to running the ball much more in 2017.

"We definitely will, " Carroll said, via ESPN's Sheil Kapadia. "We lost 100-something runs last year. And that was simply the story. That was basically your tale of why everything happened as it did. The defense had to perform some more stuff. We had to toss the ball more. We had to cross protect more and so much because the running video game got knocked up.

"With the quarterback as a mess and the operating back situation, everybody being banged in place, we were just struggle to find it. So I think we'll come roaring back at it. "

Last year, the Seahawks' run game ranked 23rd in effectiveness by Football Outsiders, after finishing third, first, seventh and first the prior four years, respectively.

The addition of Eddie Lacy beefs up the backfield that already featured pint-sized bulldozer Thomas Rawls along with C. J. Prosise. The trio could form essentially the most dynamic backfield in this NFL, if they stay healthful.

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