Analysts Say Seahawks Need to Throw More
There's no doubt that the Seattle Seahawks' running game is their bread and butter. But, analysts around the league are saying the passing game needs to be let loose.
Marshawn Lynch continues to pound out yards against opponents, gaining 103 yards last week against the 49ers. Several analysts from around the NFL are starting to say that if the Seahawks are to have an eye on the playoffs, the passing game needs to step up.
Clifton Brown (Sporting News) - Few teams are more physical, but they need to generate more passing offense.
Rick Gosselin (Dallas Morning News) - The Seahawks are the only team in the NFC still without a 300-yard passer this season. In fact, rookie QB Russell Wilson has been over 200 yards passing in only two of his seven starts thus far.
Pat Kirwan (SiriusXM NFL Radio/CBSSports.com) - A very aggressive defense and a running game that will grind out yards against any team. The young QB will eventually do more so this team can move up into the elite area.
Most of the analysts agree that the Seahawks have a defense that can dominate a team on any given Sunday, but the coaches will have to trust rookie quarterback Russell Wilson with more of the passing game to be successful.
The Seahawks take on the Detroit Lions Sunday morning at 10 on AM 1280 and FM 99.3 Newstalk KIT.