Pete Carroll doesn’t really care that the Seahawks’ offense is struggling in the first half. Jimmy Graham does, though.
Doug Baldwin doesn’t like the offense’s performance either: “We’re awful on third down right now.”
Baldwin also said he doesn’t want to find out how the Hawks would do without Marshawn Lynch, who is questionable for Monday vs. Detroit with a hamstring injury after a calf injury sidelined him to start the game vs. the Bears.
Golden Tate, former Hawk now with the Lions, said defenses know what Detroit’s offense is doing before it does it.
The Lions and 49ers are running very simple offenses, allowing defenses to beat them consistently, John Clayton surmised.
The Seahawks are getting big contributions from rookies for the first time since 2012.
The Seahawks are again chasing the Cardinals in the NFC West. Here’s a good look at the factors in that race by Bob Condotta.
The Bears were good medicine for the Seahawks’ defense, which improved from 17th to third in overall defense and 21st to second in pass defense.
NFL teams set a record for penalties through the first three weeks, but the Seahawks were a small part of that — tied for the second fewest penalties (18), if you can believe that.