Reaction to Sunday’s 34-28 loss at Indianapolis


Good morning, 12th Man.

Here’s a look at what’s “out there” for today, Monday, October 7, about your Seattle Seahawks one day after the team’s 34-28 defeat at the home of the Indianapolis Colts:

Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times recaps yesterday’s contest, pointing to missed opportunities that cost the Seahawks the game.

Jerry Brewer of the Seattle Times says inefficiency on third down, penalties, shaky play along the offensive line, stalled drives and the defense’s inability to hold a fourth-quarter lead all contributed to Sunday’s result.

Former University of Washington Husky and NFL quarterback Hugh Millen breaks down two plays by Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton that proved costly for the Seahawks defensive backs.

Todd Dybas of the Tacoma News Tribune has his summation of yesterday’s defeat, also noting the Seahawks problems on third down and inability to close out the game on defense. Dybas has more on the big play ability of wide receiver Jermaine Kearse, who had a touchdown and blocked a punt for a safety against the Colts.

Dave Boling of the Tacoma News Tribune has the story on the return of linebacker Bruce Irvin and highlights some lessons learned from yesterday’s defeat.

Danny O’Neil of says Colts quarterback Andrew Luck got the best of the Seahawks’ greatest strength. O’Neil also highlights the good, the bad, and the ugly from Week 5 in Indianapolis.

Art Thiel of says Seattle’s struggles were tied to offensive and defensive deficiencies on third down.

Terry Blount of recaps Sunday’s Seahawks loss, points out some positives from Sunday, passes along his rapid reaction to yesterday’s result, and shares immediate observations from the postgame scene in Seattle’s locker room.

Team photographer Rod Mar has several snaps from yesterday’s loss at Indianapolis.

And Digital Media Reporter Clare Farnsworth collects postgame reaction to the team’s struggles on third down and dubs wide receiver Jermaine Kearse his player of the game.

via Monday Round-Up: Reaction to Sunday’s 34-28 loss at Indianapolis.