Sinking Seahawks could always be worse
Losses are piling up as much as the injuries in Seattle. Fans spoiled by five consecutive trips to the playoffs earlier in the decade – was it really in this decade? – want answers. Or victims, besides themselves.
Yet before die-hards of the flopping
No one does losing like the
“Going 0-16 is nothing I’m proud of, but it’s on my resume forever. I’ll live with that the rest of my life,”
Last year he endured the NFL’s first winless 16-game season, then he escaped to Seattle in a trade for linebacker
When Detroit finally won a game in Week 3, against Washington, Redding called some of his former teammates. A cross-continental party erupted over the phone line after what remains Detroit’s only win in its last 24 games entering Sunday’s visit to Seattle.
“Oh, man, I was excited for them,” Redding said.
Then, to remind everyone these are the same old
Peterson is one of 31 new
And, as he said with a hearty laugh, “At least we don’t have to worry about going 0-16 again.”
Yet he sounds like he wouldn’t mind being back in Seattle.
“I miss some of my guys, my guys on the team, stuff like that. And the fans were great out there,” he said. “But I can’t do anything about it.”
He could help the
“He’s far ahead of the average rookie curve,” the 10-year veteran said.
At least Peterson can take solace knowing he escaped the free fall of a formerly perennial winner, which held four consecutive
The last time the
The week began with coach Jim Mora telling his team he would fire people, if necessary. Then he cut NFL active rushing leader
“We need to enter this week with a tremendous sense of urgency,” Mora said.
He’s said that before, particularly prior to last month’s division showdown with Arizona, the new king of the mild, mild West. The
They lost 27-3, scoring their fewest points in a home game in seven years. They had 128 yards, seventh lowest in Seattle’s 34-year history. They ran for 14 yards, their poorest rushing day ever. That’s part of the reason James, the 10th all-time leading rusher, is now unemployed. Former practice squad player
In last week’s loss at Dallas following a merciful bye, the
Hasselbeck has been dumped eight times in the last two games behind an offensive line that will again be starting
Asked what his battered and humbled team’s psyche was heading into a game with the
“That’s a good question,” he said. “That’s something we’ve got to figure out. (This) will tell a lot this team, how we respond.”