Seahawks gets more running yards than passing yards
This is not a bad thing. New England has an excellent secondary, especially cornerback Stephon Gilmore. Who he covers will be interesting because it will show who New England thinks is the bigger threat: Tyler Lockett or D.K. Metcalf. But Seattle won’t beat New England by throwing; They will do so by running effectively.
In week one versus the Falcons, the Seahawks had a clear mismatch with Russell Wilson and his receivers versus the terrible Atlanta secondary. Just as clearly this isn’t the case versus the Patriots. And New England will be good against the run as well. But here is the thing. Seattle will get more running yards than passing yards in week two because of Russell Wilson.
Wilson won’t lead the team in rushing, Chris Carson will. But Wilson will get 38 yards rushing and each of those will be important. One thing no defense or coach can account for is when a quarterback who is able to run and run wisely, goes off script. Very few have ever done this as well as Wilson does.
Carson will get 84 yards rushing and catch a few passes out of the backfield. It won’t be as pretty of an offensive game for Seattle as it was against the Falcons, but it will be effective.