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Seahawks looking to avoid Super letdown

The last five Super Bowl losers have been under .500 the following season. To avoid that fate, the Seahawks know they need to be even better in 2006.

Updated: August 18, 2006, 3:58 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

CHENEY, Wash. -- Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren assembled his players at the beginning of training camp to discuss their fun-but-failed trip to the Super Bowl. His points hit home. Holmgren told the team that to return to the Super Bowl and win, even stars such as MVP Shaun Alexander, quarterback Matt Hasselbeck and All-Pro left tackle Walter Jones had to play better.

"I wanted to emphasize you can't rest on your laurels, that this is a new year," Holmgren said. "By addressing our best players, ...

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