The Seahawks laid an egg in Buffalo Sunday, falling to the Bills 44-34…and the score was closer than the game actually was. Russell Wilson was sacked 5-times, hit 16-times, threw two interceptions and had two fumbles.
Coach Pete Carroll says he has a hard time coming to grips with a game like that…
Josh Allen and the Buffalo offense did basically whatever it wanted for the first half as the Bills rolled up a 24-to-10 lead. Allen finished 31-of-38 for 415-yards and three touchdowns. Seattle also sacked him 7-times.
Jamal Adams made his return to the lineup after missing three games with a groin injury. He said the defense has to simply do better…
Russell Wilson finished the game 28-for-41 for 390-yards, 2-touchdowns and 2-interceptions. He says while the game didn’t go there way, there’s still half the season left to get better…
D.K. Metcalf caught 7-passes for 108-yards and a touchdown. Seattle dropped to 6-and-2 with the loss and will travel to Los Angeles to take on the Rams Sunday at 1:25pm.
Carroll awarded contract extension by Seahawks
He didn’t want to talk about it, but it came out in the post-game press conference that Pete Carroll has received a contract extension from the Seahawks. He reportedly agreed to a 5-year extension that will keep him in Seattle until he’s 74-years old.
Carroll says nothing was said because they’ve never really said anything in his previous 11-seasons with the organization…
Carroll is the longest-tenured and the winningest coach in franchise history.
Seattle remains atop NFC West despite loss to Bills
Checking the rest of the NFC West on the Les Schwab Scoreboard…
On Thursday night, Aaron Rodgers threw for 305-yards and 4-touchdowns to lead the Packers past the 49ers with ease 34-17.
Despite Kyler Murray’s 389-yards combined offense with three touchdowns throwing and 1-running, Arizona fell to Miami 34-31. Tua Tagovailoa completed 20-of-28 passes for 248-yards and 2-touchdowns to lead the Dolphins.
The Rams had a bye this weekend preparing for the Seahawks. Seattle still leads the NFC West, despite yesterday’s loss in Buffalo. Arizona and Los Angeles are tied for second at 5-and-3 while San Francisco’s trailing the pack at 4-and-5.
WSU opens season with road win over Oregon State
True freshman Jayden de Laura was up to the task for Washington State Saturday, as the Cougars topped Oregon State 38-28…
The Hawaiian completed 18-of-his-33 passes for 227-yards, two-touchdowns and 1-interception. He also ran for 43-yards and a score in WSU’s season-opener. Deon McIntosh did the damage on the ground, carrying the ball 18-times for 147-yards and a score.
Washington State returns home Sunday for a meeting with #11 Oregon in Pullman. Kickoff is at 4 o’clock on FOX.
Checking the rest of the Pac-12 Saturday on our Les Schwab Scoreboard. Tyler Shough threw for 227-yards and a score while CJ Verdell rushed for 105-yards and another score to lead Oregon past Stanford 35-14. The Cardinal’s place kicker missed four field goals on the night.
Kedon Slovis passed for 381-yards and two touchdowns to lead USC in a come-from-behind win over Arizona State 28-27.
Jake Broussard rushed for 187-yards and three-touchdowns and Colorado held off a second-half push from UCLA, downing the Bruins 48-42.
Arizona at Utah and Washington at Cal were cancelled because of COVID.