After playing a complete dud of a game in the first half, the Hawks rallied behind Russell Wilson to take the lead — and then gave it up in a loss that was both heartbreaking and encouraging.
The Seattle Seahawks overcame a 14-0 deficit and a poor performance in the red zone to knock off the Washington Redskins and move on to play the Atlanta Falcons next Sunday.
Coach Pete Carroll predicted his top aides might be sought by teams looking for coaches, so he surely was not surprised when the Philadelphia Eagles came calling about defensive coordinator Gus Bradley. And he would not be surprised if offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell and assistant head coach Tom Cable get calls either.
Sunday’s 50-17 blowout of the Buffalo Bills put the Seattle Seahawks one game away from a playoff berth.
Third-year Seattle Seahawks tight end Anthony McCoy had dropped too many passes in his first two years, but he caught everything Sunday in perhaps his best game.
The Seattle Seahawks put up perhaps its most dominating performance in franchise history, rushing for a season-high 284 yards while creating eight turnovers and setting a team record for points.
The Seattle Seahawks are down two of their top three corners this week, and could be without all three as soon as next week, leaving Walter Thurmond and a bunch of young guys to hold up the back end.
After the Seattle Seahawks defense let the Chicago Bears kick a field goal to send it to OT, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson drove the Hawks 80 yards for their second road win of the season and their third win in Chicago in three seasons.
The Seattle Seahawks have lost a couple they could have won and won a couple they could have lost, rookie QB Russell Wilson has taken great strides, and the defense and running game have been every bit as strong as fans thought they would be.
Adrian Peterson, the league’s leading rusher, brings the Minnesota Vikings to Seattle to face No. 2 rusher Marshawn Lynch and the Seahawks in a key NFC game.