I think Rex Burkhead could lead in carries but my choice is Michel for the poll. Cam is capable of throwing a TD this week, but it doesn't seem like he needs to do it to prove to me he is becoming a great Patriots passer. I'll pick the Seahawks at home with Russell Wilson, but the teams are pretty evenly matched. I think that just because I pick the favored team, (Seahawks), doesn't mean I don't believe the Pats can't or won't actually win. I am just being ultra conservative with my pick and expectations.
Adam Butler is going to be key on the ground all season long but especially against the Seahawks with a thick and slippery QB, not to mention a tough lead runner in Chris Carson. Butler, if healthy, is going to do well in the middle against the run as usual.
Cam Newton I wouldn't be surprised or disappointed with an interception or two against the Seahawks playmakers on defense. I think he could come away unscathed in terms of turnovers and painful hits, but it is probably best case scenario if either or both happen.