The mere percentages tell you that eventually the Seahawks will find a lead from which they can’t rally. But that day wasn’t today as the Seahawks set a franchise record with a 21-point comeback capped by Steven Hauschka’s overtime field goal (that’s the celebration above).
Seattle is 8-1 for the first time in team history, and atop the NFC with the Saints losing at home to the Jets.
And here are a bunch of links to tell you more about it. …
— Here’s my game story that focuses on what some later considered a game-turning play, Golden Tate’s third-quarter punt return;
— Jerry Brewer says the Seahawks can’t keep playing down to the level of their opponent;
— Larry Stone says Russell Wilson overcame an imperfect day;
— Jayson Jenks wrote about the priority to get the ball to Marshawn Lynch this week;
— Here’s our notebook with items on the offensive and defensive lines, and Earl Thomas’ early penalty;
— I also wrote about the reunion for the 1983 team held this weekend;
— Here’s the game story from Seahawks.com;
— And the Game at a Glance from Seahawks,com;
— Article and some video here from NFL.com;
— Here’s the game story from TampaBay.com;
— TampaBay.com writes the Bucs had reason to fear Russell Wilson;
— More TampaBay.com coverage here;
— ESPN.com says the game defied logic;
— ESPN.com with some post-game locker room buzz;
— TBO.com writes the Bucs were stunned by the loss, the latest collapse in a now 0-8 season;
— USA Today breaks down Tampa Bay’s jump pass touchdown in the second quarter;
— TBO.com says the Bucs had been working on that play for weeks;
— The two former Huskies playing for the Bucs were gloomy after the loss.