In a game the Seahawks could have won, they didn’t because they made too many mistakes and not enough plays in Sunday’s 6-3 loss to the Cleveland Browns.
In the Seahawks’ Week 2 loss to the Steelers in Pittsburgh, it was just one of those days as they lost 24-0. In Sunday’s 6-3 loss to the Cleveland Browns, the Seahawks could recount so many ways that they let the game slip away. “It’s extremely disappointing,” quarterback Charlie Whitehurst said. “In the end, we lost a game that was there to take.” The Seahawks didn’t, so now they’re 2-4 heading in next Sunday’s home game against the Cincinnati Bengals at CenturyLink Field. The Seahawks easily could be 3-3, but as Whitehurst, coach Pete Carroll and several others players said after a loss that was so disappointing it was maddening, this one was there for the taking. Red Bryant blocked two field goals, but the Browns’ Phil Dawson also hit from 52 and 53 yards to provide the margin of victory. Leon Washington returned a third-quarter punt 81 yards for what appeared to be a go-ahead touchdown, but the officials called Kennard Cox for a block-in-the-back penalty well after – and behind – the play to nullify the score. The Seahawks had a first-and-goal fr