02 Nov 2010
The Seahakws have placed guard Ben Hamilton and tackle/end Red Bryant on injured reserve, ending their seasons. The real news here is the loss of Bryant, a defensive tackle whose move to end was one of the keys to Seattle's shockingly good run defense so far this season. Bryant ranks in the top ten ends in the league in percentage of his team's rush plays, and the Seahawks are near the top of the league in nearly all of our defensive line stats. The Seahawks have given up only seven 20-plus-yard runs all year -- four of them came in the second half against Oakland after Bryant got hurt.
5 comments, Last at 03 Nov 2010, 4:01am by Tundrapaddy
"Last team with the ball wins" is a cliche, but sometimes cliches are the best way to get across the central narrative of an important game. If you like great quarterback play, you have to watch the NFC Championship Game.