Seahawks survive thriller, downing Vikings 27-26

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Russell Wilson connected with D.K. Metcalf on a six-yard touchdown pass on 4th-and-goal with 15-seconds left to rally Seattle over Minnesota 27-26 on Sunday Night Football last night…

Seahawks top Vikings 27-26

The completion was the second 4th-down conversation between Wilson and Metcalf on the drive and helped the Seahawks to a 5-and-oh record, its best start in franchise history.

The drive and play saved what was otherwise a miserable performance for Seattle in the game, especially the defense, which was gouged for 201-yards rushing and 31-first downs.

Coach Pete Carroll says he wished the fans could have been at CenturyLink to witness this one…

Pete Carroll on Vikings Win 2020-10-12

Pete Carroll on Vikings Win 2020-10-12

The Vikings led 26-21 with time winding down and the ball deep in Seattle territory when they went for it on 4th and 1 at the Seahawk’s 6-yard line. Cody Barton and K.J. Wright combined on the tackle to stop Minnesota short and set up the game-winning drive.

Wright, who also had an interception and fumble recovery, said he and the team always believed they could come back…

K.J. Wright on Believing 2020-10-12

K.J. Wright on Believing 2020-10-12

Russell Wilson has now engineered 34-game-winning drives in his 9-year career. He says he knew the defense would give them a chance…

Russell Wilson on Believing 2020-10-12

Russell Wilson on Believing 2020-10-12

D.K. Metcalf made two, incredible fourth-down catches on the final drive to help Seattle win. He says with Wilson at quarterback, the team always believes it can win…

D.K. Metcalf on Believing 2020-10-12

D.K. Metcalf on Believing 2020-10-12

In Pete Carroll’s 11-seasons with the Seahawks, 90-games have been determined by a touchdown or less. He says he loves being in those tight situations…

Pete Carroll on Believing 2020-10-12

Pete Carroll on Believing 2020-10-12

The Seahawks will have the bye week this week to soak in their 5-and-oh start before wading into the NFC West schedule in three of the next four games.

Rams keep pace with Seahawks in NFC West

Speaking of the NFC West, let’s check the Les Schwab Scoreboard…

NFC West Scoreboard

Kyler Murray rushed for a touchdown and threw for another as Arizona beat the Jets 30-to-10. DeAndre Hopkins had another big game for the Cardinals, catching 6-passes for 131-yards and a touchdown as Arizona improved to 3-and-2.

Jared Goff threw for two scores and ran for two more to lead the Rams past the Washington Football Team 30-to-10. Los Angeles is right behind Seattle at 4-and-1 in the NFC West.

Jimmy Garoppolo struggled in his first game back after an ankle injury and the 49ers were pummeled by the Miami Dolphins 43-17. Ryan Fitzpatrick nearly had a perfect passer rating (154.5 out of possible 158.3), connecting on 22-of-28 passes for 350-yards and three touchdowns for Miami.

Former Mariner helps Rays in ALCS

Former Mariner Mike Zunino came up big for Tampa Bay to help the Rays beat Houston 2-1 in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series Sunday…

Tampa Bay tops Houston 2-1 in Game 1 of ALCS

Zunino’s two-out, RBI-single in the 5th inning proved to be the game winner. Jose Altuve gave Houston an early lead with a 1st inning, solo home run. Tampa Bay tied it in the 4th on Randy Arozarena’s solo homer.
Blake Snell worked 5-innings for the victory, allowing 1-run on 6-hits with 2-strikeouts and 2-walks. Diego Castillo worked an inning and two-thirds for the save.

Game 1 of the National League Championship Series gets underway today featuring Atlanta and Los Angeles. Max Fried will go for the Braves while Walker Buhler gets the start for the Dodgers. You can watch the action from Globe Life Field in Arlington on FOX.