For Pete's Sake: 5 critical observations from the Seahawks Week 8 win

  • The resurgence of Tyler Lockett
  • Geno Smith needs to get a better grip
  • Where in the world is pass rusher Myles Garrett?
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It's always a good week when you add another win on the season, and the Seattle Seahawks accomplished that while rocking the '90s throwbacks, right?

The uniforms were undoubtedly the icing on the cake of a nice win to keep the streak going. To make the victory even more splendid, the reigning NFC West champions continued their losing streak on Sunday, getting taken down by the Bengals in San Francisco, sliding the Seahawks into first place in the division.

That put the win over the top, but not everything was sunshine and roses at Lumen Field on Sunday afternoon. Some of the issues that have haunted the team all season long were present again in this game, leading to bigger disasters if they continue the rest of the way.

However, with the bad was plenty of good as well, which is far better than what it could've been.

The return of ol' reliable Tyler Lockett

After a quiet game against the Cardinals last week, Tyler Lockett returned to his usual self and became Geno Smith's go-to guy again in Week 8. The longtime Seahawk was clutch throughout the game, even scoring the second touchdown of the day to push their lead even further.

Despite the questions surrounding the Browns heading into this game, their secondary has been a big part of their defensive success outside of Myles Garrett, and Lockett did not let that stop him from ending the day as the leading receiver for Seattle.

In this game, he recorded 8/9 receptions for 81 yards and a touchdown. It ties his season high for catches made and second this season in yards.

It was a good awakening of one of the most reliable players in the game, especially when your most prominent receiver, DK Metcalf, just returned from missing a game due to injury. This was the perfect comeback for Lockett and proved he should be utilized more as the season progresses.