The San Diego Chargers controlled the tempo to keep Seattle’s offense off the field and upset the defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks 30-21 Sunday
Simon had been held out of practice for over a week due to the injury. Carroll said Wednesday that the team felt the time was right to consider having a minor procedure done to take care of the problem.
Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin has undergone hip surgery, but the team has no timetable on his return.
Bennett’s charity event, Champs & Cocktails For A Cause, will benefit the OCEAN Foundation
This game is truly a matchup of strength versus strength and goes well beyond the No. 1 offense and the No. 1 defense. In fact, it’s also a matchup of weakness versus weakness. Want proof?
The Seattle Seahawks don’t have a defensive weakness, per se, but the AFC Champions are as close to flawless as it gets in football in terms of offensive efficiency, which may be a significant problem for the ‘Hawks come Sunday.
Pete Carroll said Wednesday it was the suspension of linebacker Bruce Irvin last spring that finally got the attention of the rest of the Seattle Seahawks that they needed to be taking their commitment to the team more seriously.
The Seahawks have a scheme for Kaepernick, and it’s quite simple: Be someone you’re not. Meaning, Kaepernick will have to make plays with his arm against a full slate of defenders, which puts his accuracy and decision-making to the test.
While I did not see a significant difference in the style — it’s still a zone blocking scheme with a goal of often getting the guards and center into the linebackers’ faces — the run play calls seemed a little bit different from Lynch’s perspective.
I don’t care if he threw for 3,300 yards, 300 yards or three yards. Whether it’s 26 TD passed or none. Russell Wilson is the Most Valuable Player on the 53-man roster. And that’s one big-time accomplishment, considering there are several pro bowlers and at least three All-Pro’s donning Seahawks Blue every week.