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.