Rashaad Penny ran for a career-best 129 yards, including a 58-yard touchdown, Russell Wilson threw one TD pass and the Seattle Seahawks beat the Philadelphia Eagles 17-9 Sunday.
Russell Wilson nearly ended up in Philadelphia instead of Nick Foles. Former Eagles coach Andy Reid wanted to select Wilson in the 2012 NFL draft, but Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider beat him to it.
Defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is officially listed as questionable and is considered a game-time decision Sunday for the Seahawks at Philadelphia. He has not been at practice the past two days, getting treatment “off campus” for a hip injury that crept up in the win last week at San Francisco. Tyler Lockett will play Sunday for the Seahawks against the Eagles, apparently with no restrictions.
When the Seattle Seahawks were last on the field nearly two weeks ago, Jadeveon Clowney was their best player.
Shaquem Griffin had not played a defensive snap since Week 16 of last season. He seemed locked into just being a special teams player for the Seattle Seahawks, despite assurances from Pete Carroll and others that they were trying to find the best way for Griffin to contribute on defense.
The Seahawks, the only NFL team to have taken an in-person look at Colin Kaepernick since his exile from the league began in 2017, had hoped to get another one Saturday.
This franchise has built a reputation for edging out victories under coach Pete Carroll for the better part of this decade. It is well-documented that quarterback Russell Wilson’s 21 fourth-quarter comebacks – four of which have come this season – are the most in the NFL since he came into the league in 2012.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll believes Tyler Lockett has a chance to play this week despite spending two nights in a Bay Area hospital with a leg injury following Seattle’s win over San Francisco a week ago.
There is a growing belief that no matter the situation, these Seattle Seahawks can find a way to win
A Washington Post story published early Thursday afternoon raised that possibility, stating that while the Seahawks are not currently for sale, Bezos “has expressed an interest in buying the Seahawks.”
Tyler Lockett’s recovery from a leg contusion has gone well, and the Seahawks receiver flew back to Seattle on Wednesday after spending Monday and Tuesday nights at a Stanford University hospital, The Seattle Times has confirmed.
The Seahawks hope the defense’s performance in Monday’s victory over the 49ers is the emergence of a unit that all year has been considered their weak link. If they did, indeed, figure something out, the Seahawks’ playoff hopes took a massive upward turn.