Will Seahawks' Beast Mode win over Saints be a bracket-buster?

The Seahawks’ wild wild-card playoff victory over the New Orleans Saints in the 2010 season is among the games vying to be voted the “greatest game of all-time” on the NFL Network.

'Tis the season for Bracketology.

Even in the NFL. With the NCAA's March Madness upon us, the NFL Network is holding its fourth annual Bracketology exercise to select the greatest game of all-time. And the Seahawks are represented by their very-wild victory over the defending Super Bowl New Orleans Saints in a 2010 wild-card playoff game in Seattle.

The Seahawks are a No. 8 seed in the "Individual Heroics" bracket and face the top-seeded 1981 AFC divisional game between the San Diego Chargers and Miami Dolphins in the opening round. The "individual heroics" most associated with the Seahawks' 41-36 victory came on Marshawn Lynch's electrifying 67-yard touchdown run with 3½ minutes left in the fourth quarter to ice the outcome. But Matt Hasselbeck also played arguably his best game for the Seahawks, in what proved to be his final home start for the Seahawks, by completing 22 of 35 passes for 272 yards and four touchdowns.

The Super Bowl XLIX matchup with the Patriots is in the "Crazy Endings" bracket, as the No. 3 seed. The crazy ending, of course, was Russell Wilson's pass from the 1-yard line being intercepted with 20 seconds to play in what turned out to be a 28-24 victory from the Patriots after they scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns to erase the Seahawks' 10-point lead. The Seahawks were in position to win the game because Jermaine Kearse made a juggling catch of a 33-yard pass from Wilson – while on his back – at the Patriots' 5-yard line with 66 seconds left.

The other brackets are "Dynasty Makers," where the 1981 NFC Championship game between the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers is the top seed; "Crazy Endings," where the top seed is the Super Bowl XXV matchup between the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills; and "Great from the Get-Go," with the 1958 NFL Championship game between the Baltimore Colts and New York Giants as the top seed.

You can cast your vote at NFL.com/bracketology.

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