Willis braces for Seahawks’ revenge
“I don’t think they’ve forgotten about it,” the
It sent the gasping, three-time Pro Bowl passer to Stanford Medical Center in an ambulance amid fears he had lung or heart issues.
“They are going to try to come at me,” Willis said.
Hasselbeck just shook his head and laughed at that.
“If my teammates liked me more, maybe,” the three-time Pro Bowl passer joked. “They probably don’t even remember (the play).”
Hasselbeck’s ribs are just now healing, 11 weeks later.
That’s not all that’s changed between these two teams since that meeting in Week 2.
Seattle and San Francisco were playing for the early lead in the
Still, San Francisco steamrolled Seattle 23-10 that day by the Bay, starting a skid during which Hasselbeck missed 2 1/2 games as the
Goodbye season. Goodbye Ruskell.
“We’re scrambling a little bit to hang on to our season,” Hasselbeck said.
“He’s a lot more comfortable now,” dominant tight end
Smith set a career high with 29 completions Nov. 8 at Tennessee, the third of four straight losses. Last weekend he had 27 completions in a 20-3 over Jacksonville, when the
“There is something about the word ‘spread’ that I hate,” said San Francisco coach Mike Singletary, the former, famously no-frills linebacker with the
Crabtree and Davis have been the beneficiaries of “versatile.”
Despite missing the first five games, Crabtree is second among NFL rookies, averaging 57.7 yards receiving per game.
“What he’s done thus far is a little short of remarkable, to come in basically off the street,” Singletary said.
Singletary, during his first game as a head coach last season, against Seattle, sent Davis to the locker room for selfish play.
“I was like, ‘Man, this guy’s crazy! I ain’t ever met a coach like this!”‘ Davis says.
Now, Davis is a team captain. He needs one touchdown catch to set a
Yet for all of San Francisco’s passing fancy, Seattle’s defenders remained focused on running back
They should be. In his past seven games against the
“They have a lot of weapons, but the biggest weapon they have is
But all of San Francisco’s throwing has Gore feeling cheapened. Singletary said he’s talked to him about the decreased emphasis on the running game.
“Any great player that I’ve been around, whether it’s Walter Payton, whether it’s a great receiver,
“I understand full well when that happens. It’s like when I was playing. If I didn’t get 10 tackles, I’m sitting there and I’m thinking, ‘Daggumit. Man.”‘