Perhaps that game Sunday night was, indeed, a one-off for these Seahawks. Maybe it was like Steph Curry air-balling a shot or Mike Trout dropping a pop fly – embarrassing but anomalous. For quarterback Russell Wilson, though, it was more like a four-off. As in, for the past four games, the superhero has been without his powers.
The Los Angeles Rams prevented the Seattle Seahawks from clinching a playoff berth with a 28-12 victory
Greg Zuerlein has made plenty of tougher field goals than the 44-yarder he pushed barely wide right through the Seattle night air two months ago.
Tre Flowers was throwing up into trashcans and practicing with a surgical mask on at times last week as the flu had hit him and several teammates ahead of the Seahawks’ Monday night win over the Minnesota Vikings.
A large wall in a hallway at the Seahawks training facility that leads from the lobby to the indoor practice field and locker room is peppered with photos of glorious moments of the Pete Carroll era.
There was no victory celebration for the Seahawks’ defense three games ago when Seattle beat Tampa Bay 40-34 in overtime. At that point, though, the defenders decided it was time for a change. A change for the better.
John Blanchette: So how does first place look on the Seattle Seahawks? Sharp. Smart. Sophisticated. “It’s a beautiful thing,” was tackle Duane Brown’s fashion review.
Rashaad Penny scored one touchdown rushing and one receiving, Russell Wilson hit David Moore for a 60-yard TD pass, and the Seattle Seahawks built a big second-half lead before holding off the Minnesota Vikings for a 37-30 win.
Seahawks offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer made it about as clear as possible this week that there is no tailback controversy. “I mean, Chris (Carson) is our guy,” Schottenheimer said Friday. “We know that. He’s playing terrific football.” That doesn’t mean there isn’t at least a little bit of a tailback conundrum.
When Russell Wilson made the decision to transfer to Wisconsin for his final college season, he became connected with Kirk Cousins.
The Seattle Seahawks expect defensive linemen Jadeveon Clowney and Jarran Reed to be able to play on Monday night against the Minnesota Vikings despite both being listed as questionable.
Russell Wilson turned 31 Friday, and if he’s officially never been older he also says he can’t imagine he’s ever felt better.