RealClearSports
Advertisement

Seahawks Seem to Have All the Answers

AP Photo

RENTON — The quarterback too short to succeed in the NFL was at the helm of an offense ill-equipped to rally from a deficit and playing for a team that struggles on the road.

Those are just some of the misconceptions the Seahawks put to bed Sunday afternoon in Washington, coming back from their largest deficit of the season behind rookie quarterback Russell Wilson to end an eight-game road losing streak in the playoffs.

Welcome to the Seattle edition of "Mythbusters," where we examine descriptions of this young Seahawks team that may have applied at one time, but are tired, outdated or just flat-out wrong.

Read Full Article »

Recommended Articles

Expect a Wild Wild-Card Weekend

Mike Tanier, Sports on Earth - January 4, 2013

Ray Lewis is ready to say goodbye to the NFL, but are the playoffs ready to say goodbye to Lewis? And if so, who are they ready to say hello to? A rookie quarterback, perhaps: At least one will survive the wild-card round, but... more »

Seahawks Exploited Ailing Redskins' QB

Steve Kelley, Seattle Times - January 7, 2013

LANDOVER, Md. — The limp was obvious even on video. In Seattle's film room, on their iPads, Seahawks players saw Robert Griffin III hobbling in Washington's final regular-season game against Dallas. They had the feeling that... more »

Seahawks' Secret Weapon: No-Name Defense

Jim Trotter, Sports Illustrated - January 2, 2013

The Seahawks defense has been outstanding this season, ranking first in fewest points allowed and fourth in fewest yards allowed. But the most impressive thing about the unit could be that Earl Thomas is the only starter drafted... more »

Legal Hits Can Cause Concussions, Too

Marc Tracy, The New Republic - December 29, 2012

Last Sunday night in Seattle, in the midst of a marquee matchup, the San Francisco 49ers began marching down the field in the first quarter, trailing the Seahawks 14-0. On Seattle’s 20 on third down, quarterback Colin... more »