The Seattle Seahawks confronted defeat of their season opener in opposition to the Los Angeles Rams and skilled one other setback of their sport in opposition to the Detroit Lions. With a 10-point lead slipping away within the closing minutes of the fourth quarter, it appeared like a repeat of earlier disappointments for the staff. Nonetheless, their fortunes modified once they received the coin toss in time beyond regulation and their offense discovered its rhythm. Quarterback Geno Smith accomplished 6 of his 7 passes for 69 yards in an important drive that ended with a landing go to broad receiver Tyler Lockett, securing a 37-31 victory for the Seahawks. Regardless of it nonetheless being early within the season, head coach Pete Carroll emphasised the significance of this street win, significantly after the errors made within the earlier sport in opposition to the Rams. Carroll acknowledged the impression of veteran linebacker Bobby Wagner’s impassioned speech throughout a staff assembly, which helped get the staff in the proper mindset for the sport in opposition to the Lions. The speech reminded the staff that the season is a marathon, however Carroll’s response signifies that additionally they acknowledged the importance of speedy success.