Seahawks have seven first downs, rush for franchise record-low 14 yards
One week after a near-flawless offensive display, the Seattle Seahawks were historic in their haplessness.
In Sunday’s 27-3 loss to the Arizona Cardinals at Qwest Field, the Seahawks managed a mere 14 rushing yards. It was the lowest single-game rushing total in the team’s 34-year history.
Seattle had just 128 yards of total offense, and 42 of those yards came on one play — a fake-punt pass completion from punter Jon Ryan to tight end John Carlson. The 128 yards matched the seventh-lowest total in franchise history.
The Seahawks finished with seven first downs, tying for the sixth fewest in team history. And Seattle failed to get a rushing first down, the fourth time that has ever happened.
All this offensive futility came one week after the Seahawks routed Jacksonville 41-0 with 379 yards of offense. On that day, Seattle looked like a probable contender in the NFC West.
On Sunday, the Seahawks simply looked feeble, particularly on offense.
Click here to read the full article – By Rich Myhre of Heraldnet.com