Dissecting Best Individual Matchups to Watch in Seattle Seahawks’ Week 5 Action

October 2, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Last Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks showed the nation why they are one of the top, if not the top, defensive units in the NFL. Down 20-3 and struggling to get anything going in the first half against a Houston Texans team looking to rebound after an embarrassing loss, Seattle buckled down and fought their way back into the game. 
Cutting their deficit to 14 after a Steven Hauschka field goal, Russell Wilson put the Seahawks on his back and executed a magnificent 98-yard drive that resulted in a Marshawn Lynch touchdown to cut the lead to 7. Then, with just over two minutes remaining in the game, do-it-all cornerback Richard Sherman intercepted an ill-advised Matt Schaub pass and took it back to the house to even up the score at 20. 
Reinvigorated after battling back from a 17-point deficit, Seattle would eventually find themselves as 23-20 road victors after halting Houston's drives in an overtime period that saw Hauschka eventually nail a 45-yard field goal...

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