Big day for Big Red, until the end

He’s one of the inspirational leaders of the defense and sets the tone for Seattle’s stingy defensive line. But on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, burly defensive end Red Bryant made his presence known in a different capacity.On special teams.The 6-foot-4, 323 pounder blocked Cleveland kicker Phil Dawson’s attempts from 48 and 24 yards, the last one giving Seattle one last chance in the fourth quarter to win the game.The Seahawks overloaded the interior of Cleveland’s offensive line, with Anthony Hargrove and Raheem Brock influencing the guard on either side of Bryant, and linebacker David Hawthorne working to push Bryant through the center. It was the first time in franchise history that a player blocked two field goals in one game.“With Hargrove inside, he brings so much energy,” Bryant said. “He attacks the guard low. And Raheem does a great job of attacking the outside arm. And Heater David Hawthorne does a great job of pushing. “And so it was ultimately a team effort. And we knew if we just kept bringing it and sticking to the game plan, that we’ll get one. And it was a bonus we got two. And I can’t give the other guys around me enough credit, because they made it possible.”Although the Browns rushed for 141 yards, the Seahawks held them t

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