Seattle Seahawks’ Super Bowl XL Feelings Shelved, but Not Forgotten

August 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

We've been told our entire lives to forgive and forget—let go of a bad memory and release the hurt it's caused you. Perhaps a difficult task, moving forward is never simple, and it's almost always easier said then done. For Seattle Seahawks fans, the Super Bowl XL loss remains a harbored feverish pain kept brewing for several years. It's an intense pain that seeps from a franchise that has waited since its inception for a Super Bowl victory—a team that came short of a rare opportunity because of errors and bad reffing calls. Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck fell victim to such error. Referee Bill Leavy whistled him for a low block on what appeared to be a legal tackle on an interception return. The call was an obvious mistake, and without it, the NFL history books may have been written differently that day. Leavy, the man with the whistle, has asked the Seahawks and their fans for forgiveness, acknowledging the mistakes he made during the game. Leavy, who's been deemed...

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