Seattle Seahawks – Win Over Eagles, D.K. Metcalf Record, & Lynch To Fix Running Game

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Updated: January 8, 2020
https://thespun.com/nfl/nfc-west/seattle-seahawks/seahawks-wr-d-k-metcalf-sets-nfl-record-vs-eaglesWhat's trending in the sports world today. Almost anyone who saw the numbers Seattle Seahawks wideout D.K. Metcalf put up in the NFL Combine last year saw that he had NFL star potential. But few could have predicted that he’d have a record-setting game on the biggest stage. In today’s Wild Card game between the Seahawks and the Philadelphia Eagles, Metcalf made history by reeling in seven passes for 160 yards. That receiving yardage mark set a new NFL record for the most by a rookie in a playoff game ever. Read More...
 
There wasn’t much coach Pete Carroll didn’t like from the Seahawks’ 17-9 wild-card playoff victory Sunday over the Eagles. But the one thing there was to grouse about really stood out — the running game. Seattle was held to just 64 rushing yards overall, by far the lowest total of the season, and just 19 yards on 17 attempts from running backs Travis Homer and Marshawn Lynch. “We were not good enough running the football,’’ Carroll said. “Not nearly to our standards.’’ Indeed, of Carroll’s 176 regular-season and playoff games with the Seahawks, they’ve rushed for fewer than 64 yards only 15 times. Given the Seahawks’ desire to run the ball, they likely can’t continue to play this way if they want to stick around in the postseason. Read More...
 
https://www.seahawks.com/news/monday-round-up-media-react-to-seahawks-17-9-wild-card-win-over-the-eagles?campaign=sf:fanshare:facebookHere’s a look at what’s ‘out there’ about your Seattle Seahawks following the team’s 17-9 win over the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field: Seahawks.com’s John Boyle shares his rapid reactions from the Seahawks’ 17-9 win over the Eagles. Boyle also dives into QB Russell Wilson’s spectacular performance on Sunday afternoon, as well as highlights how well both the Seahawks defense as a whole and rookie WR DK Metcalf played. Here’s what both the Seahawks and the Eagles had to say following Seattle’s Week 17 loss at home. Brady Henderson at ESPN.com features both the performance of rookie WR DK Metcalf and the connection between Metcalf and QB Russell Wilson. Read More...
   

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