Here are some links to start you off this morning, after Seattle’s loss to New Orleans. I’m headed back to Seattle, but will host a chat at 12:30 this afternoon if you’re interested in talking about the game.
Even in defeat, Pete Carroll finds some positives on Sunday – the play of Seattle’s offense and Matt Hasselbeck.
Drew Brees took Seattle’s inexperienced defensive backs Walter Thurmond and Earl Thomas to school, throwing for 382 yards and four touchdowns.
Marshawn Lynch never got going on offense, fumbling twice and dropping two passes in his worst game as a Seahawk.
Former Washington State product Chris Ivory bowled through Seattle’s defense for 99 yards and as score. “He’s a beast,” said Earl Thomas.
Clare Farnsworth of Seahawks.com quotes Justin Forsett saying the effort was there, even those his team lost in the Big Easy.
ESPN’s Mike Sando says the Seahawks are headed in the right direction, with both of their leaders in Pete Carroll and Matt Hasselbeck on the same page.
Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune said Seattle made the mistake of trying to get into a shootout with the Saints.