Seahawks make contact with basics
Seahawks return to basics
So Bennett told his teammates to consider winning a game like chopping down a tree.
"As long as you’re chopping wood you keep chopping until the tree falls,” Bennett expressed. "You can’t simply get ahead of yourself. You’ll keep chopping and chopping, And ultimately the tree is going to fall.”
Also, In nfl parlance Colin Kaepernick, Whom the Seahawks sacked six times in defeating the 49ers 20 3. It was the Seahawks’ most dominating proficiency of the season.
The Seahawks outgained the 49ers 388 142 altogether yards, Outgained them 176 61 among the bushes and established a tone of domination with a 61 yard, 12 play drive for a touchdown the newbie they had the ball, A drive that chiefly decided the game, Even if Seahawks fans obviously never felt comfortable until the final minutes.
That time period, Despite the fact, There was no fourth quarter drama as the Seahawks led 17 3 entering the final 15 minutes and then forced the 49ers into three sequential three and outs in the fourth quarter to win going away.
Marshawn Lynch keyed the offense with a season high 122 yards on 27 carries despite spending the second combination of the game vomiting into a garbage can, And rookie Tyler Lockett scored on a 43 yard pass in the second quarter during a career high five receptions for 79 yards.
To be able to ended, The Seahawks had rushed 41 times and threw just 24, The kind of run pass ratio so common during the good days of history two years. They held the 49eres just to 3.2 showrooms per play.
"It felt like an incredibly normal Seahawk night tonight,” expert Pete Carroll said. "That’s the way we work to finish games.”
Even if Seattle had a 2 0 deficit in the turn over margin, Winning for the second time this season when losing the turn over battle after having three ties this year lost when winning the earnings battle, Something Carroll said he wasn’t able to wrap his head around.
The win clicked a two game losing streak for the Seahawks, Both games in which Seattle held a major fourth quarter lead only to lose in the final minute 24 7 at Cincinnati two Sundays ago and 23 14 against Carolina on Sunday.
The lasting image of the Carolina game was a 26 yard landing pass from Cam Newton to Greg Olsen in the final minute with the Seattle defense playing two different coverages, And then Earl Thomas and Richard Sherman turning and pointing at one another in confusion.
Many viewed the sequence as an indication of internal strife.
Told that whenever the game Thursday in a locker room again happy with the sounds of hip hop music and jokes, Thomas jeered and said, "I’m glad i did not hear that,”
Thomas had said Monday that the week would be big to see if the team could quickly turn the summer season on a short week following two tough losses
The reception around him as he talked to reporters gave the answer.
"We’re bound in the right direction,” he was quoted saying.
Thomas cited the team’s decision to have Richard Sherman follow san francisco bay area receiver Torrey Smith all over the field, Something the squad’s other cornerback, Cary Williams, Must have viewed it as a demotion.
"A lot of guys could possibly have been like, ‘You are not taking me off the best receiver,’ ” jones said. "He’s simple. This is a team player.”
And the Seahawks again appeared a team from beginning to end, Brought to the forefront by Bennett and Avril combining for five of the teams sacks Bennett with 3.5 by himself.
Bennett, Fitting the mood of the night time, Cited the play of the secondary as the main element.
"The qb held the ball today so that gave me time to get there,” he was quoted saying. Wonderful time. Enjoying what we are going to do.”
Comments that painted a stark contrast from standard view of this team even 24 hours ago when the Seahawks were 2 4, With many ready to paint the team that has gone to two consecutive Super Bowls as being dead within water before the season hit its halfway point.
"We really weren’t playing bad defense,” Bennett said after the Seahawks held the 49ers to the second lowest yardage total allowed in the Carroll era. "We just had some bad plays in the better half.”
Had been few on this night, A game that despite being played in neuro-scientific their fiercest rival felt like home.
"It was really important to get back to playing football the way we like to play,” device Doug Baldwin said. "And the style that we play football and then to finish games. It was not clean, All this wasn’t perfect. But we are on course.”