The Seahawks had five penalties for false starts Thursday night in the win over Green Bay, four in the game’s first 21 minutes. The Packers were barking out calls along the line of scrimmage, until Justin Britt and the Seahawks complained.
The anatomy of a game-winning play: How the Seahawks prepared for exactly the blitz look they got from the Packers on third down with Thursday night’s game on the line. And how Russell Wilson and Ed Dickson executed coordinator Brian Schotteheimer’s plan far better than Aaron Rodgers executed his final throw.
Down 14-3, Russell Wilson and the Seahawks were booed by the CenturyLink Field fans. But Wilson was nearly perfect on two scoring drives to rally Seattle (5-5) to a comeback win over Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers, 27-24.
Doug Baldwin went nine games this season without a touchdown catch, the longest stretch to start a season of his career with the Seattle Seahawks, before getting hist first on a third-down throw in the second quarter.
K.J. Wright’s knee has not progressed enough past August knee surgery to keep him from being inactive Thursday against Green Bay. The Pro Bowl outside linebacker missed his seventh of 10 games this season. Defensive end Dion Jordan and special-teams mainstay Neiko Thorpe also missed the game with injuries.
Past meetings of Russell Wilson and Aaron Rodgers, recent Seahawks-Packers games, have been immortalized inside Seattle’s team headquarters. Will what essentially is a playoff-elimination game Thursday be another classic?
Offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer on Russell Wilson’s day in L.A., Seahawks’ running-back situation after Rashaad Penny’s breakout game, Chris Carson starting Thursday against Green Bay after missing the Rams game.