Pump the brakes on all the anguish, Seahawks fans
Both during and immediately after the Seahawks historic win over the Cowboys, some fans were in utter despair. Have a little faith, people.
So a lot of interesting things happened yesterday. The Seahawks won a game in which they gained more yards by penalty (142) than by offense (136). Their win was the first in the NFL with that weird scenario in over 50 years. It was last pulled off by the Eagles in 1966. That’s two stadiums ago, not just one. Yes, the Eagles played somewhere before the Vet.
The Seahawks also pulled off this neat stunt:
Yes, I did verify this. You never know, Hawk Blogger could be a Russian infiltrator. Or even worse, from Los Angeles. Yeah, obviously he isn’t. You better be following him on Twitter, or you’re missing out.
No, the offense didn’t look great. Russell Wilson even took an ill-advised 12 yard sack. Yes, most sacks are ill-advised, but he seemed to have ample opportunity to throw this one away, rather than find the miraculously open man, which he usually does. Or did you doubters forget this play?
Wilson has only pulled off this type of play about 50 times this season. I’ll take the rare sack in exchange for his wizardry, certainly.
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I think some so-called 12s aren’t really 12s at all
Yes, apparently some so-called 12s did forget about Wilson’s skill. I read several tweets saying that Wilson needs to stop all this running around. There were even a few saying Seattle should trade him. Alright, so it was a bad play by Wilson, no doubt.
However: if it has somehow escaped your attention that it is precisely and only because of his ability to create something from nothing that the Seahawks have any wins at all, you should just stop watching football. At the least, stay off social media. You’re only proving that you are a mystifyingly ignorant ball of earwax and cataracts. You can’t hear or see reality. Or perhaps apply your standards to yourself, and demand to be fired next time you make a mistake at work. See how that works?
As for the general negativity, I’m totally fed up. As Richard Sherman tweeted:
Hey, if we can’t have the best corner in the game on the field, it isn’t a total loss to have him live tweeting during the game.