Marshawn Lynch, Max Unger, Russell Okung, Earl Thomas and Leon Washington were all deserving choices, while Richard Sherman and Chris Clemons were left out.
Russell Wilson and Leon Washington were spectacular at Miami, but the defense gave up 17 points in the fourth quarter as the Seahawks fell to 1-5 on the road.
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.
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.
Golden Tate’s last-play touchdown on Russell Wilson’s 24-yard pass, which Tate was ruled to co-possess with Green Bay’s M.D. Jennings, gave the Seahawks a 14-12 victory Monday night, and the Packers and pundits went crazy over the controversial ruling.