No run game last week? Kenneth Walker made sure that wasn't the case two games in a row
It's never a good sign when a team cannot depend on their run game, especially when they have a great running back like Kenneth Walker III on their roster. That's the unfortunate situation the Seahawks dealt with last week against the Ravens, as the team totaled a minuscule 28 yards on 15 carries.
Some of that was certainly attributed to the problematic performance by the offensive line, which impacted much of the game overall, but that changed on Sunday with a stellar performance by the group in Seattle. Their protection and blocking allowed Walker to total 19 carries for 63 yards, while the entire run game recorded 26 carries for 120 yards, a significant upgrade from just one week ago.
And then there's the insane 64-yard touchdown by Walker in the third quarter to put the Seahawks in the lead once again. The fake handoff started the play, but with no receivers appearing open, Walker ran through the linemen and became a wide-open target for Smith to throw to.
The play went so well that Walker was able to avert all tackles straight into the end zone, redeeming himself for a forgettable performance last week.