Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports Lucas was in and out of the rotation in just his second game of the season. The Seattle Seahawks had a nice 69 offensive snaps against the Dallas Cowboys, but the defense was on the field for 89, continuing their multi-year problem of not getting off the field. On the offensive side of the ball, Geno Smith and three of the five starting … [Read more...] about Seahawks snap counts vs. Cowboys: Abe Lucas plays 41 snaps in return
This time around, there are zero thoughts about anything that isn’t Seahawks-specific. One of the reasons I started 12 Thoughts was so that I could share fun (and not-so-fun) things that weren’t specifically related to the Seattle Seahawks and, by extension, their NFC West rivals. I mention that because this will be the first 12 Thoughts article that intentionally includes zero … [Read more...] about 12 Thoughts on what was another gut-wrenching Seahawks loss
Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images It’s been a long time since the Seahawks were legit Super Bowl contenders. The Seattle Seahawks are 6-6 after starting out 6-3. This is eerily similar to last year’s team, which started 6-3, dropped to 7-8, but made the playoffs with a 9-8 record. If last year’s team wasn’t even supposed to win six games to begin with, this year’s team … [Read more...] about How far away do you think the Seahawks are from Super Bowl contention?
Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images Read! In Today’s Links: Did Pete Carroll make a guarantee?; How far did Thursday’s performance set the defense back?; play calling, on both sides of the ball, yet again in question; and more difficult, but important questions, below in the links. Enjoy your Saturday. Thank you for being here. #np out with the old in with the taboo by … [Read more...] about Pre-Snap Reads 12/2: News and Notes from the Land of the ‘Hawks
Photo by Larry Radloff/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images It’s time for the league to reconsider their stance on pass interference. Before I climb onto my soap box, let me state in unequivocal terms that the Seattle Seahawks did not lose Thursday night’s game against the Dallas Cowboys because of the officiating. Seattle lost for 2 reasons: Dallas scored on 8 of their 9 … [Read more...] about Why the NFL should take another look at its pass interference rules