Among the other Seattle players having great seasons are punter Jon Ryan, safety Kam Chancellor and center Max Unger. Richard Sherman and Brandon Mebane are not getting the same recognition despite their own stellar seasons.
Russell Wilson threw two fourth-quarter touchdown passes to rally the Hawks from a 23-10 deficit and elevate them to 4-2 as they head into an NFC West duel with the 49ers (4-2) in San Francisco on Thursday.
After shutting down Cam Newton and the explosive Carolina Panthers, holding them to 190 yards and three points, Seattle now ranks No. 1 in the league in yards allowed and No. 2 in scoring defense.
These are the Seattle Seahawks that Pete Carroll envisioned. And these are the Seahawks fans saw Sunday in their home-opening 27-7 win against Dallas. After a Week One loss to the Arizona Cardinals, the Seahawks avoid starting the season 0-2.
The Seahawks have made Seattle’s secondary one of the best units in the NFL. It’s recognition they accept but realize they need to live up to beginning with Sunday’s opener at Arizona.