Seahawks Season In Review: Too Many Injuries Derailed Seattle In 2016The Seattle Seahawks have struggled to get back to the Super Bowl since back-to-back appearances after the 2013 and 2014 NFL seasons, but the team still has enough talent to make another run in 2017. Despite winning the NFC West Division for the third time in four years this year, the Seahawks' season still is viewed as a disappointment after the team lost in Atlanta on Saturday in the NFC Divisional Playoffs.
Seahawks Team Grades: Mistakes In All Phases Of Game Doom Seattle In 36-20 Road Loss To AtlantaOn the bright side, the Seattle Seahawks didn't fall behind by 20 points early in this game like they have three times under Head Coach Pete Carroll in playoff losses on the road. However, after taking an early lead, the Seahawks did fall behind eventually by a big margin thanks to errors on offense, defense and special teams. Those errors proved too much to overcome as Seattle lost on the road to Atlanta, 36-20, in the NFC Divisional Playoffs. The biggest mistake came on special teams in the second quarter where a holding penalty wiped out a huge punt return and changed the momentum of the contest for good as the Falcons used the big break to run off 19 straight points.
Jimmy Graham Caps Methodical Seahawks TD Drive To Open Game Vs FalconsThe Seahawks took 8:34 off the clock on a masterful 14-play, 89-yard drive that ended with a TD pass to tight end Jimmy Graham.
Prediction: Seahawks Can Ride Running Game to Win in AtlantaSuccess in running the football is the final piece that should put the Seahawks over the hump and lift them to their 3rd NFC Championship game in four seasons.
Seahawks Team Grades: Seattle Runs Away From Detroit With Second-Half SurgeThe Seattle Seahawks won their 10th straight home playoff game on Saturday night against the visiting Detroit Lions, grinding out a 26-6 win at CenturyLink Field. With the win, the Seahawks will advance to next weekend's NFC Divisional Playoff round where they will face the NFC South Division champion Atlanta Falcons. Those two teams played in the same postseason round back in 2012, with the Falcons emerging victorious. The key to this win over the Lions was the successful ground game the Seattle offense mounted behind a finally healthy Thomas Rawls, who ran for 161 yards and a touchdown against the Detroit defense.
Seattle Week 17 Team Grades: Seahawks Show Grit While Fending Off 49ers In Regular Season FinaleBackups and reserves prove themselves worthy while helping team earn a victory that'll make Seattle the No. 3 seed in NFC playoffs.
Seahawks Team Grades: Second-half Rally Not Enough, Settle Falls To Arizona On Last-second Field GoalRussell Wilson threw four touchdown passes, all in the second half, but it still wasn't enough for the Seahawks to get past their always difficult rivals from the desert.
Pete Carroll Confirms Tyler Lockett Will Have Season-Ending Surgery"These guys love Tyler," said Carroll. "He's one of the guys, you know. They take it hard, certainly."
Seahawks Team Grades: Seattle Defense Shines As Seahawks Clinch NFC West On Thursday Night Football'Hawks dominate line of scrimmage, allow just 183 total yards in 24-3 win over Rams.
Seahawks Clinch NFC West With Win Over RamsThe Seattle Seahawks clinched the NFC West division Thursday Night, beating the Los Angeles Rams 24-3 at home.
Thursday Night Breakdown: Seahawks Seek Bounceback Over Reeling RamsBoth the Rams and Seahawks look to turn things around on Thursday Night Football after blowout losses in Week 14.
Seahawks Team Grades: Six Turnovers Doom Seahawks In Loss To Green BayRussell Wilson threw five interceptions and the Seahawks defense allowed six scoring drives in 38-10 loss to Packers.