Shutting down Philadelphia and holding the Eagles to 139 total yards was the cap to a three-week run of defense by Seattle the NFL has not seen since 2011.
Russell Wilson threw two touchdown passes, ran for another score and the Seattle Seahawks stifled Philadelphia’s high-powered offense in a 24-14 victory over the Eagles on Sunday.
When Mark Sanchez left USC for the NFL, Pete Carroll criticized his quarterback’s decision
Seattle’s defensive resurgence will be tested this week against the fast-paced offensive attack of the Philadelphia Eagles
The atmosphere around the Seahawks has changed in a short time
Russell Wilson passed for 236 yards and thoroughly outplayed Kaepernick
Doug Baldwin used his cut-out likeness as a prop while Richard Sherman faced the crowd head-on and called out the NFL for their policies regarding Marshawn Lynch‘s fines for not talking to the press, and for what players can and cannot endorse.
For at least a week the message of “focus” has been embraced, capped by the Seahawks’ 19-3 win over Arizona on Sunday. The question now is whether it can carry forward on a short week Thursday night against San Francisco.
Thomas answered questions about everything from his favorite moment from Super Bowl XLVIII (his answer might surprise you), who he thinks the funniest guy on the team is, and whether or not Russell Wilson is a robot (spoiler alert: he’s not).
Pete Carroll was there to meet the team, along with a number of players, including cornerback Richard Sherman, safety Earl Thomas and wide receiver Doug Baldwin