SPORT REPORT: Seahawks Midseason Report Card

As the Seahawks finally head into their bye week after playing for ten straight weeks, they find themselves at the top of the NFC, and are a legitimate contender for a top seed in this year’s playoffs. But obviously, if you have watched a game this year, they are not a perfect team by any measure. So what area has been good for the Hawks, and what areas do they need to improve if they want to make a run at another Super Bowl? I will be going through a few of the most important position groups and give them a letter grade based on how I have perceived their performance this season.  Quarterback After signing him to the largest contract in NFL history, Russell Wilson has been everything the team has hoped for and then some. He is the front runner for NFL MVP honors and holds an absurd statline of 23 touchdowns with only two interceptions. It is very hard to imagine where this team would be without him leading the offense. Let’s also not forget backup QB Geno Smith’s coin toss skills in overtime, where he has won both chances to give us the ball.  Grade: A Running Back It has been the Chris Carson show in the Seahawks backfield thus far, where he is currently the 4th leading rusher in the NFL. While he has had a phenomenal season, he struggles to hold onto the ball, with six total fumbles on the year. ...read more

by The Tacoma Ledger Nov. 25, 2019 at 3:12pm