Hasselbeck powers Seahawks past Lions

BY foxsports • November 9, 2009

Matt Hasselbeck had a throbbing shoulder, to go with broken ribs.

His Seahawks had even bigger issues. Faster than you can say "road kill," they were down 17-0 at home to the Lions.

"It was like, 'You've got to be kidding me.' Seriously?"' Hasselbeck said, raising his voice as high as he then raised his game.

Told by coaches to win the game himself, the ailing, three-time Pro Bowl passer did. He rallied Seattle to 25 consecutive points with a franchise-record 39 completions, and the desperate Seahawks held off Detroit 32-20 Sunday to avoid the indignity of being the first home team to lose to the Lions in more than two years.

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