Thursday is the day Russell Wilson and Richard Sherman hold their podium press conferences. Here are a few quick notes from each:
— Wilson said in reviewing what went wrong on third down against the Colts that it wasn’t so much what Indy did but that “we moreso stopped ourselves.”
— He said third downs will be key this week, though, and that the Titans play a lot of man coverage, so the key will be simply making the plays that present themselves.
— Asked about Sidney Rice, Wilson said he has no worries that “we’ll connect” soon and that it’s just been circumstance that has held his numbers down the past few weeks.
— Sherman, reiterating what some other defensive players said on Wednesday, said he has no worries that the team will bounce back and that he doesn’t think the performance last week was all that bad, saying that it wasn’t like the Seahawks gave up “500 or 600 passing yards.”
— As a noted Stanford grad, Sherman was inevitably asked about the fake injury controversy from the UW game. Sherman noted that one of the injured players (Shayne Skov) had an MRI and missed a practice due to his injury. So he said with a smile that if it was a fake “it was an extended fake. Very extended.”
— Sherman also said there was no question that the pass to Kevin Smith was incomplete.
— Also, Percy Harvin was in the locker room having done his workout (injured players are not available to the media).
Here’s a little bit of Sherman’s session today: