The Seahawks have gotten where they are by bucking a lot of historical trends and NFL conventional wisdom. Besides, those who look at the NFL most objectively — the people who set the odds in Las Vegas — still believe in the Seahawks.

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The odds against the Seahawks making it back to the Super Bowl — let alone winning — already were long enough.

To note the most commonly cited stat about the difficulty of the task facing the Seahawks when they began training camp, just two teams in the Super Bowl era have played in the game three consecutive years. To slightly decrease the odds, throw in the 1966-67 Green Bay Packers, who won the last stand-alone NFL title in 1965 and, as such, are considered the only team to win three consecutive NFL championships.

Now throw in an 0-2 start, which comes with its own complications. Since the NFL expanded the playoffs in 1990 to add two wild-card teams in each conference, just 24 of 205 teams that started 0-2 have reached the postseason.

I’ll leave it to Seahawks owner Paul Allen to add up all those numbers and come up with the resulting percentage. Suffice it to say, it’s lower than former Seahawks quarterback Dan McGwire’s completion percentage.

Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril said this when asked about the history of teams that lost their first two games: “I give zero (expletives) about any 0-2 stat. I don’t care about that (expletive).’’

And though the Seahawks might not be expected to say anything else, it might be a wise sentiment.

The Seahawks have gotten where they are by bucking a lot of historical trends and NFL conventional wisdom. A 5-foot-11 quarterback? A 6-3, 230-pound safety?

Besides, those who look at the NFL most objectively — the people who set the odds in Las Vegas — still believe in the Seahawks.

As you consider all the above foreboding stats, also consider this — the Seahawks might still be favored in every game they play this season.

As things stand, at the most, the Seahawks might be underdogs twice, according to Kevin Bradley, the sportsbook manager for the gambling site Bovada.

“Despite the Seahawks starting 0-2, I am not sure it has affected their odds going forward too much,’’ Bradley said, noting that the Seahawks remain the third-highest favorite to win the Super Bowl after the Packers and Patriots at 10-1.

“Looking down the road, they will most likely be favorites in every game except maybe at Cincinnati in Week 5 (Oct. 11) and at Arizona Week 17 (Jan. 3).’’

But Bradley said he wouldn’t be surprised if the Seahawks end up as favorites in those games.

“Anything can happen between now and their next game,’’ he said. “So if I were a Seahawks fan, I would not be too worried.’’

But where’s the fun in that? Angst is the province of the modern-day sports fan, who can more easily disseminate those feelings now via social media than at any other time in history, alternately creating an impression of a team and fan base tilting on the edge of disaster.

The more measured approach is to realize that the Seahawks began their season with two rugged road games, with the Kam Chancellor holdout still lingering and a rebuilt offensive line still learning. Also, a long season can allow everything to work itself out.

Issues remain: Will the offensive line progress as quickly as needed? Will Chancellor’s return immediately bring back the feared Legion of Boom? Will the Seahawks truly be able to integrate Jimmy Graham into the offense while still feeding Marshawn Lynch enough?

There are other practical considerations. Easy to forget amid everything that happened Sunday night in Green Bay is that the Packers’ win gave them the head-to-head tiebreaker edge over the Seahawks in postseason home-field advantage. It was Seattle’s win over the Packers in the opener a year ago that proved the difference in the NFC title game being played at CenturyLink Field. That went a long way toward helping the Seahawks advance to face the Patriots in the Super Bowl.

There are also the Arizona Cardinals, whose 2-0 start with a healthy Carson Palmer at quarterback can’t be easily dismissed. With Palmer, Arizona is 18-6 since 2013 and 15-2 since the middle of the 2013 season.

The Seahawks have work to do — more than they would prefer this early in the season.

But although history might not be on the Seahawks’ side, time still is.