Despite changes, Seahawks still confident in secondary

Thanks to a series of injuries, Seattle's secondary features a rookie and a guy who was employed as a loan officer four days ago. Surprisingly, the Seahawks still are confident, writes John Clayton.

Updated: January 5, 2007, 8:35 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

SEATTLE -- During the past two weeks, linebacker Julian Peterson watched three cornerbacks -- Marcus Trufant, Kelly Herndon and Jimmy Williams -- go down with serious injuries. For the Seattle Seahawks' coaches, it meant extra work. For Peterson, it was déjà vu.

"The same thing happened in 2002 when I was on a 49ers playoff team," Peterson said. "We had about three corners and a safety go down. I had to end up playing corner. Keyshawn Johnson lined up against me and kept talking about how ...

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