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2023 Week 2 Picks And Predictions At The Detroit Lions

The Seattle Seahawks face the Detroit Lions on Sunday, September 17 at Ford Field in Week 2 of the 2023 season. Kickoff is set for 10 a.m. PT. Here’s what local and national media are predicting: 


The Seattle Seahawks take on the Detroit Lions for the 2023 Week 2 road game at Ford Field here's how to watch. Take a look at what local and national media are predicting for Sunday's game.

Seth Walder, Seahawks 29, Lions 27

"Seahawks wide receivers DK MetcalfTyler Lockett and Smith-Njigba. This is one of the best wide receiver groups in the league. But that didn't show in Week 1. The Seahawks need the trio to step up against the Lions."

Bill Bender, Sporting News: Lions 31, Seahawks 18

"Seattle won a 48-45 shootout at Ford Field last season. This is a different Lions' defense – one that made upgrades in the secondary and should continue to generate a pass rush with Aidan Hutchinson. Seattle managed just 180 total yards in Week 1. If Kenneth Walker III can't get going, then this could get ugly in the second half."

Pete Prisco, CBS Sports: Lions 29, Seahawks 20

"The Lions impressed in their opening road victory over the Chiefs, while the Seahawks were bad in losing at home to the Rams. They also have some offensive line injuries to keep an eye on that will impact this game. The Lions will get after Geno Smith, and Jared Goff will put up some good numbers as Detroit goes to 2-0."

Jordan Mendoza, USA Today: Lions 33, Seahawks 23

"The Lions haven't beaten the Seahawks since Russell Wilson's first year in the NFL (2012). Ford Field will be rocking for a team with belief it can be great this year, and Detroit's offense explodes cruises toward a victory while breaking its five-game losing streak to Seattle."

Tom Blair, Lions 35, Seahawks 28

"The Seahawks will bring much more pass-catching juice than the Travis Kelce-less Chiefs attack the Lions bottled up last week. And I believe Geno Smith and Co. will eventually get into a groove. I'm just not sure it's going to happen in Week 2, in Detroit, with a banged-up line standing between Smith and an Aidan Hutchinson-led pass rush. The Lions should be just as capable of poking at the Seattle defense as the Rams were, even if rookie CB Devon Witherspoon makes his Seahawks debut."

Bob Condotta, Seattle Times: Lions 31, Seahawks 23

"Seattle has to play better in this game than it did against the Rams, only because it's hard to fathom the Seahawks could play worse. But they'll need to play an awful lot better to beat what is one of the hotter teams in the NFL — winners of nine of their last 11 dating to last Oct. 30. Detroit's offense and Seattle's offensive tackle issues figure to be too much to overcome."

Adam Jude, Seattle Times: Lions 34, Seahawks 21

"It's easy to overreact to what happens in Week 1, good or bad. But there was a lot of good for the Lions in their Week 1 win at Kansas City … and a lot of bad for the Seahawks in their Week 1 loss at home to the Rams. The Lions are heavy favorites at home for this one — the line is 5.5 points, and even that feels light.'

Larry Stone, Seattle Times: Lions 27, Seahawks 20:

"I'd expect a much better effort from the Seahawks — it couldn't be much worse — but it won't be enough against a good Lions team playing in front of a rabid home crowd. Especially not with both starting tackles missing for Seattle."

Matt Calkins, Seattle Times: Seahawks 24, Lions 21

"This may end up supplanting the time I picked Angola to upset the Dream Team in terms of errant predictions, but the Seahawks suddenly find themselves in desperation mode after that loss to the Rams. Look for Geno Smith to return to his upper-tier form in this upset win for Seattle."

Mike Florio, NBC Sports: Lions 34, Seahawks 20

"I was skeptical about Detroit before last Thursday. I am not skeptical now. It will be loud, it will be raucous, and the Seahawks might not be able to block Aidan Hutchinson."

More picks from around the web:

Chris Simms, NBC Sports: Lions 31, Seahawks 24

Eric Moody, Lions 21, Seahawks 20

Brooke Cersosimo, Lions 26, Seahawks 23

Dan Parr, Lions 26, Seahawks 20

Gennaro Filice, Lions 29, Seahawks 20

Ali Bhanpuri, Lions 25, Seahawks 21

The Seahawks and Lions face off on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023 at Ford Field. Kickoff is set for 10:00 a.m. PT. Take a look back through history at the Seahawks' matchups against the Lions.

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