The Seattle Seahawks are back!
After head coach Pete Carroll’s squad suffered bitter defeats against the Buffalo Bills and the Los Angeles Rams in the past two weeks, the team managed to win again at the start of the 11th NFL game day.
In the division duel between the NFC West and the Arizona Cardinals, the Seahawks won 28:21 and have taken the lead in the table again. The Cardinals, on the other hand, are only in third place.
In the middle of the first quarter receiver DK Metcalf filled the Seahawks’ points account for the first time after a 25-yard touchdown pass from Russell Wilson. In the second section, Seattle managed another touchdown, this time Tyler Lockett was allowed to enter the statistics after another pass from Wilson.
Hyde back after injury
But the Cardinals were also able to score. Kenyan Drake took the first points with a two-yard run. With a 16: 7 lead, the Seahawks took the break. (SERVICE: All games and results)
In the third quarter, Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray made his first touchdown pass of the evening to Dan Arnold, a little later he made a second pass with Chase Edmonds – the next six points for Arizona.
But the Seahawks continued. Running back Carlos Hyde, who returned after an injury, made the next point with a run over two yards. In addition, another field goal and a safety, which the Cardinals had caused through a holding by JR Sweezy, were scored.
Dunlap impresses with sack against Murray
The celebrated actor of the evening was still a Seahawks defensive player. With 30 seconds left and a fourth attempt over ten yards at the 27-yard line, defensive end Carlos Dunlap managed an impressive sack against Kyler Murray. Any hopes of the Cardinals for a win were thus ended.
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Dunlap, who had only come from the Cincinnati Bengals in October, was celebrated by fellow players and coaching team.
In the minutes before, the Seahawks defense had stood safe compared to the weeks before and skillfully blocked long attempts by Murray.
There was a downer for the Seahawks despite the victory: tight end Greg Olsen had to be driven off the field in pain in the last quarter after a foot injury, according to coach Carroll, he suffered an injury to the plantar fascia in his heel. The team even fears a crack.