The Hawks have not had any major injuries, but their offense has never been at full strength and their defense was wearing down as their bye week approached. With a week off, though, they should be ready to go with the full roster.
Seattle Seahawks rookie quarterback Russell Wilson and receivers Golden Tate and Sidney Rice finally have added the missing dimension for the Hawks, and their continued rise could result in a playoff spot.
The Seahawks pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 28-7 win that bumped their record to 6-4 heading into their bye week.
The Seattle Seahawks released little-used wide receiver Charly Martin on Tuesday, seemingly making room for cornerback Walter Thurmond to come off the Physically Unable to Perform list.
While the defense struggled for a fourth straight week, quarterback Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks’ offense continue to take steps toward becoming a cohesive unit.
The Seattle Seahawks have just four healthy wide receivers, and that has some people calling for the team to trade for Kansas City wide receiver Dwayne Bowe by today’s deadline. But the Hawks just need to use the guys they are already paying.
The Seahawks could go into Sunday’s match up against the Minnesota Vikings with just four healthy wide receivers.
On Sunday, all eyes will be on Pete Carroll’s big, bad Seattle Seahawks secondary and Jim Schwartz’s talented and sometimes brutal Detroit Lions defensive line.
The defeat showed just how far the Seahawks are from becoming a strong playoff team — about two touchdowns a game.
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.