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Seahawks coach should have put ball in hands of quarterback Tarvaris Jackson and trusted his offense.
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RENTON -- Linebacker Matt McCoy suffered a knee sprain on the first play of Sunday's game, and while coach Pete Carroll did not specify how long McCoy will be out, he did state McCoy will miss some time.It is not believed to be a season-ending injury, according to Carroll.McCoy was one of Seattle's core special-teams players, and he also played linebacker in the team'...
Every Seahawks loss is a gut punch to me- But I bounce back quicker from certain losses, and my emotions evolved from crushing disappointment to hopeful optimism within minutes after Hauschka's 61-yard attempt fell short. Why am I going to go through the next week without the usual fog of despair that typically overcomes me after a Seahawks loss? 1. They fought. Yes, the Seahawks...
Steven Hauschka attempts a potential game-winning field goal against Atlanta on Sunday. He missed. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
In the end, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll insisted, it was all about giving his team a chance to win the game.
So let the debate rage over whether he actually fulfilled that desire.
Facing a 4th-and-8 at the Atlanta 43-yard line with 16 seconds...
RENTON — Seahawks linebacker Matt McCoy is going to be out for a while, but coach Pete Carroll said McCoy’s knee injury isn’t necessarily season-ending.
Carroll categorized the injury as a “significant knee sprain,” but said he doesn’t think surgery will be necessary and McCoy could return before the end of the season.
McCoy was taken off the...
Tarvaris Jackson threw for a career-high 319 yards on Sunday. (AP Photo)
Twenty-one second-half points and 186 passing yards in the same span begs the question:
If the Seahawks are so much more effective when they run a no-huddle offense, why don’t they just do it all the time?
“We definitely could. It’s not like two-minute, like we’re rushing,” Seahawks...
Seattle Seahawks beat writer, 12th man, and seahawks season ticket holder Brett Bivens is calling out his fellow 12th man fans of Seattle. If you are one of those booing Tarvaris Jackson and calling for Charlie what in the world are you thinking? Do you really think it helps?
Tarvaris Jackson passed for a career-high 319 yards and threw three TD passes, but Seattle's second-half rally wasn't enough to overtake Atlanta.
Our man on the Seahawks beat Brandon Choate weighs in on this week's battle versus the Atlanta Falcons. The Seahawks need to contain Matt Ryan and the Seattle offensive line needs to give Tarvaris Jackson time to make plays.
The Atlanta Falcons had a 27-7 lead near the beginning of the third quarter. A friend texted me from work asking me how the Seahawks were doing, and I responded “they’re getting killed.” The Falcon offense was running smoothly, and the game looked to be firmly in Atlanta’s control. However, like they have done in nearly every game this season (not against Pittsburgh...
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Beware Jackson-to-Rice combination
The Falcons must contain Seattle's "Minnesota Connection."
Offensive coordinator Darryl Bevell, quarterback Tarvaris Jackson and wide receiver Sidney Rice all came over from Minnesota in the offseason to spruce up the Seahawks' offense.
The passing combination of Jackson-to-Rice must be shut down in order to stall the Seahawks...
Three things we learned
The Seahawks have some scrap to them.Close won't count in the standings, but Seattle's second-half rally against Atlanta constitutes a significant improvement over the past couple seasons when the Seahawks tended to go from bad to awful. Over the previous two seasons, Seattle faced 14 halftime deficits of 10 or more points. The Seahawks lost 13 of...