Seahawks burned through no time getting running back Chris Carson associated with Monday night’s down against the Eagles in Philadelphia, tossing the ball his way on the principal play.
Furthermore, Carson, playing in his first game since Oct. 25 when he endured a foot injury against Arizona, in the end indicated how much the Seahawks have missed him.
Carson covered Seattle’s subsequent scoring drive with a rebuffing 16-yard go through traffic to place the Seahawks ahead 14-0 in the subsequent quarter, the feature of an exhibition that clarified he is completely recuperated from a mid-foot sprain endured against the Cardinals.
“Incredible to see Chris Carson back,” mentor Pete Carroll said. “Ran like a beast out there. That score run was awesome.”
Carson got the beginning in the backfield and the primary play went his direction, a swing pass from Russell Wilson.
The play was gotten back to because of a punishment, yet the play indicated the Seahawks were prepared to utilize Carson early and frequently.
Indeed, the following play following the punishment likewise went Carson’s direction — a pass to one side for 12 yards.
True to form, Carson and Carlos Hyde split time all through the primary half as the Seahawks at long last had their extended 1-2 running back punch unblemished unexpectedly since the Arizona game.
Carson said he couldn’t have cared less about the number of conveys he got, saying, “I simply needed to be back out there. I missed it.”
Hyde got 15 conveys for 22 yards to Carson’s eight conveys for 41. Carson made the group’s first enormous play on the ground with his 16-yard run for a score on a second-and-16 play following an establishing punishment on Wilson.
“I saw the end zone, and my game is physical so I needed to get in,” Carson said. “So I got it going.”
Carson completed the half with 32 yards hurrying on five conveys and two gatherings for 18 yards.
“Feels better,” Carson said of his foot. “It was hard missing each one of those games however it felt great being back out there with the folks and adding to a success.”
Dunlap leaves with hyper-extended foot
Guarded end Carlos Dunlap left late with what Carroll said was a hyper-extended foot.
He offered no different particulars, saying just “he has a hyper-extended some random thing” in his foot.
The radio station noticed that Dunlap was dubious to return after he left the game.
Dunlap was playing his fourth game with the Seahawks since being obtained by means of exchange from the Bengals and was credited with one-portion of Seattle’s six sacks, and has four with Seattle.
The Seahawks entered Monday night’s down having changed over 7 of 9 fourth-down endeavors this season, a 77.78 rate that was the third in the NFL.
Yet, they were 0 for 2 preceding Monday’s down was 12 minutes old. The multiple times Seattle fizzled on fourth-and-2, finishing the initial two drives.
On the principal, Seattle took the plunge on fourth-and-objective at the 2-yard line.
Following a break, David Moore lost five yards when Wilson flipped the ball to him as he crossed before him (making it formally administered as a pass) with Eagles cautious end Derek Barnett breaking rapidly into the backfield to make the tackle.
The Eagles went three-and-out, and Seattle got the show on the road back in great field position, yet immediately confronted another fourth down, this time from the Philly 37.
Once more, Seattle called break before the play.
Furthermore, again the play was practically a calamity, as Wilson had all the earmarks of being attempting to hit Tyler Lockett breaking to the outside, with Lockett scouring past DK Metcalf on a pick course. However, as Wilson hoped to toss, Lockett wasn’t open. The pocket immediately fell, and Wilson was sacked by Barnett for a deficiency of one.
Shell, Homer among inactives
There were no curve balls on the Seahawks’ rundown of dormant players.
Seattle, indeed, needed to proclaim only five players as idle since it didn’t hoist anybody off the training crew and had eight hostile linemen dynamic.
The five inert players included two who had been announced out because of injury — right tackle Brandon Shell (lower leg) and running back Travis Homer (wrist/thumb/knee).
With Shell out, Cedric Ogbuehi got the beginning at right tackle, his first as a Seahawk and first since 2017.
The other three inactives were hostile lineman Jordan Simmons, guarded end Jonathan Bullard and cornerback Linden Stephens.
Simmons was additionally idle because of injury, missing his second continuous game on account of a calf issue, and Bullard and Stephens were solid scratches.
Seattle had recorded two recipients as faulty in light of injury — Freddie Swain and David Moore. Yet, both had the option to play, and Seattle didn’t need to raise a recipient off the training crew.
Cornerback D.J. Reed had likewise been recorded as flawed in view of a foot injury however was pronounced dynamic and taken care of punt returns in the main half.
It’s the first run through this year the Seahawks didn’t hoist anybody from the training crew to add to the game-day 53-player list, characteristic of the group getting more advantageous after a “smaller than normal bye” after the game against Arizona on Nov. 19.
Damages gets in right on time
Much was made before the game about whether the Eagles may utilize tenderfoot Jalen Hurts at quarterback after Hurts supposedly had taken huge reps with the primary group offense practically speaking.
Mentor Doug Pederson questioned that, saying in a pregame meet on ESPN that Hurts got similar measure of reps as any week.
In any case, the Eagles got Hurts on the field on the principal play of the subsequent quarter.
After a bogus beginning punishment, Hurts at that point hit Alshon Jeffery for a six-yard fulfillment, the Eagles’ longest addition by then.
Damages, however, played only two snaps in the main half.
- Focus Ethan Pocic, who missed the past two games due to a blackout, returned true to form and began.
- Beginning left cornerback Shaquill Griffin likewise returned. He had missed four games as a result of a blackout and hamstring injury.