Bold guess 2: Rams QB Bryce Perkins runs for 100 yards, Seahawks get 2 picks
John Wolford was named Rams QB for Week 13. He won’t make it through the first two series. Bryce Perkins can run. In fact, he may be able to do that better than throw the ball. That isn’t meant to be a slight against Perkins either; He just happens to run so well. And he isn’t small either. He is 6’3″ and 215 pounds.
In Perkins’ extremely short career of three games, the former undrafted QB out of Virginia in 2020 has 161 passing yards on 34 attempts (he has completed 55.9 percent of his throws) with 1 touchdown pass and 2 interceptions. But he has run 17 times for 87 yards – 5.1 yards per carry – and has picked up 5 first downs. Basically, if the Seahawks aren’t careful, Perkins can scamper the game away from them.
We’ve all seen the last two games just how much Seattle still has issues stopping the running game of opposing teams. The Rams don’t have a back the quality of Josh Jacobs of the Raiders who just went off in Week 12 against Seattle and accounted for 303 total yards. That’s embarrassing for the Seahawks defense but also shows how limited Seattle is when faced with a dynamic player.
Perkins isn’t Jacobs and he plays a different position, but Perkins also doesn’t have an extremely talented running back playing with him which means he will likely run more. He will get a bunch of yards rushing. But Seattle will also intercept him twice (one by Tariq Woolen and one by Michael Jackson) and this might tip the game Seattle’s way.