Always underrated, often overlooked and rarely mentioned in any conversations about who is the NFL’s best quarterback, Russell Wilson is outplaying every one of his contemporaries.
Just nine plays into the Seattle Seahawks’ game with the Los Angeles Rams, Jamarco Jones was called upon to get the first regular-season action of his career at a position he’d never played before. Good luck, kid. Now try to block Aaron Donald.
Ifedi and Cleveland defensive end Myles Garrett – who is second in the NFL in sacks – were college teammates at Texas A&M.
The numbers aren’t pretty: Through five games, the Seahawks defense has accumulated just 10 sacks and 16 tackles for loss, both of which rank near the bottom of the NFL rankings.
Seahawks receiver DK Metcalf returned to his native Oxford, Mississippi, over the weekend not only with some stories to tell family and friends of his first five NFL games but also bearing one big surprise – a car for his mother, Tonya.
There’s something different about Russell Wilson this year. His play has elevated, again. Wilson is playing with an efficiency that’s hard to match and if it continues at this level, he’ll find himself in the MVP conversation.
As the sure-thing kick missed by no more than the width of the hyphen between sure and thing, there was one obvious conclusion: It’s better to be lucky than ... well, it’s just better, OK?
Russell Wilson threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Chris Carson on fourth-and-goal with 2:28 remaining to give Seattle the lead, Greg Zuerlein missed a 44-yard field goal with 11 seconds left and the Seahawks held on for a wild 30-29 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday night.
The man who kept the 12th Man alive in Seattle became the 12th member of the Seahawks’ Ring of Honor on Thursday night.
Cooper Kupp is back, and he’s better than ever. He’s also back in his home state of Washington.
At the end of his second season, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Shaquill Griffin knew he had to make changes. He was trying too hard. He weighed too much. He had clearly taken a step back after a promising rookie year.
The Seahawks leaned heavily on the running of Chris Carson and got big plays from their defense in a romp over Arizona.