Many preseason rankings have the Seahawks at the top of the league still.

They are still favored to win the NFC West, and projected to go 12-4, per ESPN's game-by-game predictions.

Even one Seahawks teammate believes the same, without the services of Chancellor.

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"We will win without him, and it will hit him."

It's a bold statement, especially with the Seahawks opening the 2015 season on the road at St. Louis and at Green Bay.

But if any team is well-equipped to handle the loss of a star like Chancellor, it would be the Seahawks.

(h/t ESPN)