Originally posted on 12th Man Rising  |  Last updated 11/19/11
There are obvious matchups to watch in this game: how well our tackles protect against Chris Long, James Hall, and Robert Quinn (3 pretty good pass rushers); how well Lynch plays against the worst rush defense in the NFL; if our DE’s can finally get some sacks. Those have been covered. These are the 3 things I’ll be watching tomorrow.Seahawks Pass Game vs. The End ZoneSimply put, we gotta score touchdowns. Not ‘gotta’ as in “if we don’t get 7, we’ll lose”, but ‘gotta’ as in “I want to see some touchdowns and progress from this offense.” You know it- we were gifted exceptional field position twice against the Ravens, both ending in field goals. The offense can and has moved the ball pretty efficiently, but tends to stall in the red zone.This is a disturbing stat: Whitehurst and Jackson have combined for only 7 touchdowns in 9 games. Two of those touchdowns came on free plays- defensive offisides- where the entire defense basically gave up after the flag. Without those two “free score
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