It’s easy to pencil the Seahawks as back-to-back Super Bowl champs after their 36-16 beat-down of the Packers last night. Or to think Green Bay is a shadow of the franchise that won it all in 2011 and hasn’t reached the conference championship since.
Marshawn Lynch rushed for 110 and two touchdowns, Russell Wilson threw a pair of touchdown passes and the Seattle Seahawks started defense of their Super Bowl title with a 36-16 win over the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night
Fantasy football players are also ready to go all-in on Thursday night. Finding favorable matchups in the first game on the schedule each week gives a player a big edge going into Sunday.
Once the Super Bowl banner is unveiled, it will be time to embark on the quest to become the first team in a decade to repeat.
The promotion starts Thursday as Seattle begins its NFL season at home against Green Bay and it will continue through the football season.
With the clock winding down, Russell Wilson — then a rookie in his third NFL game — scrambled and lofted a desperation pass from Green Bay’s 39-yard line into the end zone. After the officials ruled that Golden Tate had scored, the play instantly became known as “The Fail Mary,” and within days the NFL settled its labor dispute with referees.
How much the offense can carry its success into the regular season is one of the biggest questions for Seattle headed into Thursday night’s season opener against Green Bay.
Seattle must now decide on their 53-man roster by Saturday, August 30th
Don’t be mistaken. The end goal, albeit unspoken, is to be the first team since the New England Patriots 10 years ago to become repeat champions. Why is Seattle more likely than others to accomplish the feat?
It’s become the running joke among Ryan’s teammates that he’s gone missing. Fans have gone as far as putting Ryan’s picture on the side of a milk carton and posting the images to social media.