Five things Seattle Seahawks football season and election season have in common:
1 Survival of the fittest: The Seahawks this week will make a preliminary cut to 75 players on their active roster. Voters this month made a primary election cut to two candidates per every office.
2 Revolving door: The Seahawks offensive line gets shaken up with regularity. They change jobs almost as often as Donald Trump's campaign staff.
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3 Immovable objects: Only a fool would try to run for a touchdown against the Seahawks won’t-budge defensive line. Likewise, only a fool would run for office against the won’t-budge Pierce County sheriff.
4 Superhero complex: NFL players and politicians are both prone to it. That’s why quarterback Russell Wilson and Gov. Jay Inslee both dressed up as Batman for Halloween last year.
5 Catchy nicknames: The Seahawks defensive backs call themselves the “Legion of Boom!” Unknown rookie political candidates challenging well-known incumbents call themselves the “Legion of Whom?”