As Russell Wilson said in describing the Golden Tate punt return against Tampa Bay that turned the game around (above in a John Lok photo) you can’t be timid on a football field.
So it is that the Seahawks give some of their players a lot of leeway to take risks at certain times of games, as Jayson Jenks details in this story for today’s paper.
Also in our paper today is this story on the timing just never really being right for former Seahawks coach Jim Mora to coach at his alma mater, Washington.
And also on our site today is this video breaking down Seattle’s flea-flicker against the Falcons.
IN OTHER NEWS. …
— Herman Edwards writes that Richard Sherman is the best cornerback in the NFL;
— Seahawks.com answers questions in its weekly mailbag;
— Seahawks.com also looks back at the game Marshawn Lynch played against the Falcons;
— ESPN makes a case that Russell Wilson is a better fantasy value than might be thought;
— Former Vikings QB Fran Tarkenton wrote in TwinCities.com that the Vikings can use the Seahawks as their model of how to rebuild their team;
— It’s still unclear if Minnesota WR Jerome Simpson will play after being arrested on suspicion of DUI last weekend;
— The Minneapolis Star-Tribune on the link between former Seattle tight end John Carlson and his current Vikings teammate Kyle Rudolph;
— Vikings RB Matt Asiata playing with a heavy heart;
— Vikings.com offers five storylines to watch;
— SportsChatPlace says to expect the Seahawks to demolish the Vikings;
— ESPN.com with some Vikings links.