Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks followed their come-from-behind win against the Washington Redskins in dramatically painful fashion. Against the Atlanta Falcons, they dug a 20-0 hole in the first half, but clawed back to take a 28-27 lead with a half-minute left. Or did they?
For a few surreal moments, I wondered if Marshawn Lynch had scored or fumbled at the goal-line. Did Max Unger recover the ball and score? Could he advance the fumble? Should the ball be spotted at the one foot line?
Marshawn was awarded the touchdown and all was beautiful. For a micron. Then Matt Ryan shook the 0-3 donut monkey from his back with two quick completions to set up the game-winning field goal.… Read more