When it comes down to it, every game is a “must-win” at the NFL level. But some wins are key.
We've all heard sports announcers say, "This is a definite must win for this team." And we all know what they mean by that statement.
Some wins are against the biggest threat in the division. Some wins send a message to the rest of the league and some wins just build the team’s confidence. These are the kind of must-win games I’m talking about here.
Yes, we are in a "rebuilding" year so some people might think we don't have any real must-win situations upon us this season.
I beg to differ.
Let's not set our sights too low. This is, afterall, the NFL. We play the games for a reason, right?
Think of it this way: the odds of the Seahawks making the playoffs this year are a lot better than the odds of USC going to the Rose Bowl this year.
So without further ado, the five must-win games for the 2010 Seattle Seahawks are: