CFB week 10: Georgia O-line dominates against Florida

November 2nd, 2019 | Written by Rob Staton

Today’s Georgia vs Florida game was box-office for one significant reason — the battle between Florida’s returning pass rushers and Georgia’s terrific offensive tackle’s.

Andrew Thomas is a sure-fire top-10 pick and could easily land in the top five as the best left tackle eligible for the 2020 draft. Right tackle Isaiah Wilson isn’t far behind and could also go in the top-20. Both are expected to declare at the end of the season.

For the Gators, Jabari Zuniga and Jonathan Greenard were back in the line-up after injury layoffs. Both have flashed pass rushing ability, although Zuniga has missed most of the season after hurting an ankle against Kentucky.

So who won? If this was a boxing match, it would’ve been a second-round stoppage. Georgia’s two offensive tackle’s absolutely dominated and showed why they belong in the top half of round one.

Zuniga had a big TFL right at the start of the game, knifing between Wilson and the Georgia right guard to hammer D’Andre Swift for a big loss. That was the only significant play by either defensive end.

Florida had 29 sacks going into this game. They had zero today.

They threw everything at Georgia too. They tried a variety of stunts and attempted a lot of different rushing angles. Nothing worked. Thomas and Wilson were simply too good.

On one 2nd and 8 conversion, Jake Fromm had nearly five seconds to stand in the pocket and complete a comeback throw for a first down. He regularly had 3-4 seconds to stand in the pocket and pick apart the Florida secondary.

Thomas looked like a complete left tackle. Nothing fazes him. He’s perfectly balanced and even when he has to react quickly, his drop and set is textbook. His feet move so quickly and effortlessly to create a sound base and enable him to gain position, lock-on and finish. It’s hard to find flaws with the way he’s played this year.

Thomas is a hulking, massive right tackle but his movement and athleticism are underrated. He’s incredibly powerful and when he drops the anchor and has that safe base he just locks out with his arm length and controls defenders. He’s had games this year (eg the second half against Notre Dame) where he’s really flashed as a run blocker. In this game he excelled as a pass protector — showing his own quick feet and balance. Like Thomas, he was never flustered. Nothing challenged him. Any straight-up blocking was handled with ease and he wasn’t put-off and confused by the endless stunts.

Both players deserve to be graded in the top-20.

It was difficult for Zuniga and Greenard, especially returning from injury. On this evidence, however, it was pretty clear to see who were the high draft picks and potential impact players at the next level.

Overall Florida did a reasonable job defending the run and limited D’Andre Swift to 86 yards on 25 carries. Swift did have a huge touchdown run on a toss-play called back thanks to a holding call that could’ve been ignored.

Swift was his usual self even despite the mediocre YPC. He’s shifty, patient and accelerates quickly. His most impressive play, however, was a stunt pick-up working with Isaiah Thomas. It flashed an understanding and desire for pass-pro which pro-teams will appreciate.

Fromm had a good stat-line (20/30 passing, 279 yards, two touchdowns) but the real stars were the two offensive tackles. He had an age to sit in the pocket and make throws. Overall he was efficient on third down and that was a big factor in the win. He also misses too many easy throws you’d expect a next-level quarterback to make.

On 1st and 10 with just over a minute left in the first half, Swift gained a first down with a big run. Florida snapped the ball quickly because they had a linebacker matched-up against a receiver, with a route designed to the outside. Inevitably the receiver created an acre of separation and Fromm missed on the throw. He needs to make that every time. On the same drive on 3rd and 6, Fromm extended the play by moving out of the pocket. He had a chance to throw to the back of the end zone to an open receiver and overthrew him. Another miss that, for the next level, he needs to make.

Even on a 52 yard touchdown to Lawrence Cager — he had all the time in the world to throw, Cager was wide open on a busted coverage and Fromm hesitated. It’s almost like it was too easy — he was thinking in his head, ‘what am I not seeing, why is he so open?’. In the NFL you’ve got to make that throw quickly.

When he hasn’t got this amount of time in the pocket and when everything is faster — has he got the accuracy, arm strength and improvisation to handle off-script plays, drive into tight windows and manage situations? Even with a good stat line today he didn’t look like more than a third-round quarterback. Although to his credit he made a really good throw to ice the game on 3rd and 7 late on — staying calm facing a blitz to throw flat-footed with accuracy to the right sideline. That was his best play and it was an important one.

Florida cornerback C.J. Henderson also impressed in the game. He had a pass interference penalty down the sideline but in fairness his ability to stick on a stop-and-go was noticeable. His quickness and recovery speed is exceptional. He could be a great nickel corner.

Georgia won the game 24-17.


— Washington threw away an opportunity to beat Utah, losing 33-28. Jacob Eason has the arm strength and when things work ‘on-script’ he looks the part. The problem is when he has to react and adjust. He struggles to improvise and his decision making and accuracy suffers when things aren’t on track. He had a pick-six, another interception and a fumble in this game — all very costly in a five-point loss. The pick-six was similar to Russell Wilson’s against Baltimore. The other interception was a bad throw into coverage. Good arm strength isn’t enough for the next level. I’m not even sure why that’s a discussion at this stage after only one year at Washington and barely any time as the starter in Georgia. He needs reps, games, development. He’s not remotely ready for the NFL.

— Hunter Bryant had a big game, again making explosive plays and flashing major pro-potential. For me he’s the top tight end eligible for 2020 and it’s not close. He can block but he’s also a dynamic receiver at the second level. He did have a drop in the game but he finished with 105 yards on six receptions and two touchdowns. He also had a run for four yards.

— TCU were beaten 34-27 by Oklahoma State but receiver Jalen Reagor had another big performance with 128 yards on seven receptions. At one stage Reagor left the game and headed to the locker room due to a big injury picked-up on a 37 yard reception. He shortly returned however and seemed fine.

— Michigan coasted by Maryland 38-7 but running back Anthony McFarland continues to be a player to monitor. He is a big-play threat whose best football will come at the next level. In a losing effort he had 14 carries for 60 yards and a reception for nine yards. McFarland is quick and dynamic but he also has some explosive qualities.

— Unsurprisingly Clemson hammered Wofford 59-14. Travis Etienne had 212 yards on nine carries and two touchdowns. Tee Higgins had five catches for 74 yards and a touchdown. Isaiah Simmons had an interception and return for 17 yards. Simmons also shared half a TFL and had a QB hurry.

— Notre Dame scraped by Virginia Tech 21-20 to avoid a third loss of the season. Julian Okwara had a TFL and a QB hurry. Khalid Kareem had a sack, a TFL and a QB hurry.

— Justin Herbert briefly left the Oregon vs USC game with an injury but returned to complete 21/26 for 225 yards, three touchdowns and an interception. It was only Herbert’s second pick of the season. The receiver was mainly to blame, sitting down on the route unexpectedly. Herbert has some iffy moments and he’s often limited by the scheme. He also has the physical tools pro-teams will like and, unlike Jacob Eason, he can play off-script. Oregon won 56-24 and will kick themselves they didn’t finish the Auburn game in week one.

— Colorado’s latest implosion continued with a 31-14 loss to UCLA. Steven Montez had a touchdown and a pick plus 195 yards and it was another quiet week for Laviska Shenault. There’s only one way for him to rebuild his stock and that’s with a great combine. He came into the year viewed as a possible top-15 pick but he’s been pretty much a non-factor. Against UCLA he had one run for 15 yards and three catches for 16 yards. Teams will have to weigh up his lack of 2019 production along with the niggling injuries he’s had versus the obvious talent he possesses. Another question mark will be his fit at the next level. He’s not likely to be a bit of a runner and a bit of a receiver like he is in college. Can he be a #1 receiver? The fact that you even have to ask that is a bit of a flag.

— How do you judge Jordan Love’s stock? It’s been a disappointing season for Utah State and their quarterback. In a 42-14 loss at home to BYU he threw three interceptions. His 2019 stat-line is now nine touchdowns against 12 picks. He’s had three games with three interceptions. Even with a poor supporting cast, you expect better. He’s not elevating his team. He’s turning the ball over. And while he’s flashed an abundance of talent — is he a first round prospect with these numbers? You might point to Josh Allen who similarly had a bad final year at Wyoming. It’s also worth remembering how Allen played at the Senior Bowl and the fact that physically he was the ideal quarterback. He had size, speed, enormous hands, supreme arm strength. The whole package. That’s why he went in the top-10. Has Love got the physical qualities to overlook the 2019 numbers? That’s a big question mark.

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293 Responses to “CFB week 10: Georgia O-line dominates against Florida”

  1. DC says:

    UW sure likes to crap the bed in the 4th qtr this year. These are winnable games.

  2. Kenny Sloth says:

    Come you Damn Ducks

  3. Denver Hawker says:

    Utah has some intriguing NFL talent- Seahawks really seem to like how the team develops players. Wittingham build tough, sound athletes. The CB Johnson looks legit, and I really like the way Zach Moss runs. Brock mentioned he remind him of Marshawn. I’m not quite there, but he runs hard, has interior quickness and balance. He’s an R2-R3 back for me.

  4. Donovan says:

    Name for the future: Cade Otton, Soph TE at UW. Reminiscent of Will Dissly.

  5. CaptainJack says:

    Washington has really disappointed this year…

  6. Paul Cook says:

    What a shyt sandwich this year has been for the Huskies, speaking as a devoted Husky fan. This team cannot seem to ever win the “big game”. It’s becoming endemic. 5-4…are you effing kidding me? Before this season started, I put the Husky schedule on the side of my fridge. I circled 3 games that I thought were going to be the “big games” this year: Stanford on the road, Oregon and Utah at home. They lost all 3 of them in what’s becoming par-for-the-course for this team.

    Sure, Jacob Eason has got arm talent out of this world. But the fact of the matter is that he has NOT put the team on his back and won a big game for us this year. You can point to all sorts of reasons in his defense, but the fact remains he’s not a transcendent QB in terms of decision making and leadership yet. He’s just not. But in the QB drooling NFL, he probably still stands a decent chance of being a 1st round pick.

    I’m just b*tching after another Husky loss…

    • Volume12 says:

      That arm is just about second to none. Can put smoke through a keyhole.

      He is trying to put them on his back. Thats why he makes the head scratching decisions. His lower body mechanics just arent there yet.

      • Rob Staton says:

        I don’t think it’s that. Some QB’s just aren’t very good when the play call breaks down. As soon as he has to improvise that’s it. The arm, on script, beautiful. The defense simply has to take him away from his primary read and problems start.

        That was a winning position yesterday and he threw two awful picks, one a horrendous pick six, and he fumbled. He wasn’t trying too hard. He made avoidable mistakes.

        • Volume12 says:

          He cant improvise because of his lower body. Its his feet.

        • Paul Cook says:

          This is a good analysis of one of his weaknesses. There are others, but this is certainly one of them. His success rate when improvising needs to be improved upon. Brock Huard had an interesting insight about him. When he drops back into the pocket and his initial read isn’t there, he doesn’t step forward in the pocket and continue looking down field. Instead he all too often turns and moves back or laterally when he’s just not that kind of QB on his feet.

          His decision making also frustrates me a bit at times. Time and again he’ll throw to a receiver short of the first down who has little chance to get it. This could partly be on the receivers/coaching staff, but too many drives stop dead in their tracks on 3rd down because he almost seems oblivious as to where the first down marker is. He does this as concerns the endzone as well.

          A lot of this can probably be cleaned up with more reps and playing time and watching tape and coaching. But it’s not there yet. He has to learn what he’s best at talent-wise, and then seek out hot best to maximize it.

          As for leadership…Urban Meyer said it best as an analyst when he said that, like it or not, the QB position is unique in all sports. And a QB has got to outwardly display real leadership on the field, instill such confidence in his teammates, especially in tight/big game situations. Eason is just not there yet in this way.

    • Rob Staton says:

      And based on what has been said there, sounds like they will revisit if he’s cleared.

      It’s pretty clear they know as well as we do that they’re going as far as RW will take them this year. And it adds some weight to the idea of a high WR draft pick. They’re looking for weapons.

      • Sea Mode says:


        It also tells us that they won’t stop taking swings at reclamation projects to see if anything sticks. The ways to acquire top talent are just so limited when consistently picking in the final third of R1 and unwilling to overpay in FA frenzy.

  7. New Guy says:

    Who would you rather have on the Hawks – Carson or Fournette?


  8. Eli says:

    If Skinny isn’t a first round pick this year, I struggle to see Jordan Love being one. He has a lot of the same question marks – working past his first read, elevating the talent of the players around him, succeeding even when plays break down. I also think he has more questionable mechanics. What’s more concerning with Love is that he’s in his third year starting and he’s regressing like this. With Eason you can chalk up some concern to him just not having the game experience.

    Around college football:

    – Boise St WR John Hightower had another big game – 5 catches, 129 yards. No touchdowns sadly. Big fan of this kid. Oregon St WR Isiah Hodgins is another guy having a huge year so far, haven’t seen any film on him yet.
    – My favorite RB in this class is Cincinnatti RB Michael Warren. He went crazy yesterday, 18 carries, 141yards, 3 TDs. Overall, lot of really interesting RB names to look at this year outside the ones we look at weekly here, which is exciting.
    – Tennessee EDGE Darrell Taylor had a sack, quiet day otherwise. I think he needs to be in the discussion as a speedy LEO type for us.
    – Houston LT Josh Jones is a name I’ve seen popping up. I watched a bit of him briefly this weekend and liked what I saw. Anchors well in pass pro, athletic enough to get to the second level on screens and crush dudes.

    • Rob Staton says:

      The difference thought is we’ve seen Love improvise and make amazing plays off script. Watching Eason improvise is painful.

      • Eli says:

        I don’t think that’s really that important of a trait to have in a QB, at least not enough to say one guy is a Top-10 pick and the other needs to go back to school. I don’t know if that’s a skill you can even accurately quantify or hope to count on in a successful QB.

  9. Kingdome1976 says:

    I just wanted to mention that I have some hopes that Josh Gordon will make an impact despite his off the field issues. He seems like a pretty good guy who obviously has substance abuse issues but you never know with a front office like ours.

    Anyway I see people comparing Metcalf to Gordon according to Combine and Pro Day stats:


    Height/Weight – 6-3, 224lbs
    Arm Length – 32 3/8th
    40 Yard Dash – 4.52
    Vertical – 36″
    Broad Jump – 10-1″
    Bench Press – 13 reps


    Height/Weight – 6-3, 228
    Arm Length – 34″ 7/8th
    40 Yard Dash – 4.33
    Vertical – 40.5
    Broad Jump – 11.2
    Bench Press – 27

    Everybody considers Gordon to be a freak. Numbers don’t lie. I these numbers show us just how freaky D.K. really is and since he seems to be all-in on football I don’t see why he won’t be a special player for us for a long time.

    Now that said. Josh Gordon is clearly a more natural wide receiver in almost every way that I’ve been able to tell. This is huge and not to be understated. Let’s hope Pete can do some 1 on 1 magic with Gordon and see what comes out on the other side.

    Go Hawks

  10. Volume12 says:

    SMU has some big time talent at WR. That was a wild a** game last night.

  11. Volume12 says:

    Minkah with beautiful pick 6. He has impacted that defense in a major way.

    • Sea Mode says:

      Minkah Fitzpatrick in six games since the Steelers gave up a 1st-round pick:

      25 tackles
      4 picks
      1 forced fumble

      They’ll pay him less than $1 million this year, and just $4.7 million over the next 2 years.

      That’s an investment.

  12. Madmark says:

    I have to ask you Rob with this article and what I’m looking at this next Draft?
    I keep looking at the strength in this draft and for Seattle. I think the Offensive Line is getting old and grabbing a Tackle early would help this team going forward. Thomas I think goes to high but I still think we could trade up for an Isiah Wilson at RT. I love Jamarco Jones at either guard positions. I not sure I’m sold on Ipuadi and Fluker are the future. I just have a feeling it time to do the line for the future. what do you all think?

    • Rob Staton says:

      I think they have a very clear plan on the O-line these days and that’s fill holes with veteran players and draft and develop prospects later on. We’ve seen them trade for Brown, sign Iupati, Sweezy and Fluker. They’ve drafted Jones and Haynes later on. I would imagine they will continue with that policy. Of course if Ifedi and/or Fant depart and they don’t view Jones as a right tackle it would be an option. But they suffered through rookie growing pains on the OL for years and they’ve improved with a more experienced unit. So I would expect that to continue. And aside from Thomas & Wilson there’s an awful lot of question marks about the OL prospects in this class.

  13. Paul Cook says:

    As for today’s game…..there’s just no reason we shouldn’t win this home game if we game-planned properly for this team. They are strong against the run, but more susceptible against the pass. Running between the tackles may not reap many dividends this game until we establish our passing attack early.

    This is also a turnover prone team. We’ve got to find ways to get pressure on Jameis even if it makes us a bit more vulnerable to their quality receivers. We have to be a little creative on D this game, keep them guessing.

    We’ve gotta get this game today.

    • Rob Staton says:

      We’ve got to win, we should win but my expectation level has been zero all week. To me we’re a team more likely to drop a WTF game than we are to win a statement game in the gauntlet coming up. I could see us dropping this one today easily.

      • Paul Cook says:

        I’m with you. We can’t seem to play a full game. Too many lapses, and too many times we fail to make needed adjustments when something isn’t working. And the tackling has got to improve. The extra yards we’ve been giving up this year has been hella-frustrating.

  14. Paul Cook says:

    And win or lose this game, the 49ers, it seems to me, are going to be looking to put the smack-down on their divisional rival next week. Richard Sherman will make sure of that. LOL

    • Rob Staton says:

      Arizona had some success running on San Fran this week. The Niners also picked up a couple more injuries. But you’ve got to create some pressure against them and play with such extreme discipline on defense.

    • cha says:

      I would love the Niners to be more focused on making a statement than playing fundamentally sound football.

  15. cha says:




  16. Sea Mode says:

    Well, let’s hope no rain is good for RW today.

    Also, just had to put this somewhere… Here’s to none of this BS happening in our game today:

  17. Sea Mode says:

    Well, looks like we will finally see Blair at FS and McDougald at SS.

  18. Paul Cook says:

    What a dumb-shyt penalty.

  19. Rob Staton says:

    My god this defense is unwatchable

    • Sea Mode says:

      At least commit to stopping the run and making Jameis beat you.

    • Simo says:

      Come on now Rob, the second defensive series looked awesome. TB is a talented offensive team, they are gonna score some points. Keep the faith man!

      • Rob Staton says:

        I’m not responding to one drive today.

        We’re past the half-way point in the season. They’ve been bad all year. There’s zero sign of improvement.

  20. Aaron says:

    The 2019 Seahawks Defense…😔😔😔

  21. Paul Cook says:

    That penalty was so stupid I don’t have words for it. Bench him. Now. I mean it. Inexcusable.

    • Simo says:

      Not like Wags at all. He’s as frustrated as the rest of us by his and the defense’s poor play this year. Can’t bench him though, he’s gonna make an important play in this game!

  22. Volume12 says:

    Is Vita Vea inactive?

  23. Sea Mode says:

    Did my man Lockett low key just try to lower the shoulder a bit there as he ran out of bounds…?

  24. Paul Cook says:

    I’ve said it before, but TL’s last contract is proving to be a steal for us.

  25. Volume12 says:

    What an answer

  26. EP says:

    Tyler Lockett, what a player. I suspect this game may be a shootout.

  27. Aaron says:

    Is this a Classic Big 12 game in the making???

  28. Sea Mode says:

    Ok, let’s go D. Step up.

    First drive would have been held to a FG if it weren’t for that useless penalty.

  29. Paul Cook says:

    Big wins for the Steelers and Chiefs.

  30. Volume12 says:

    Blair is good at the football

  31. Sam L says:

    Is Kendricks our best linebacker?

  32. Volume12 says:

    Mike Evans is eating these corners alive.

  33. Rik says:

    No pass rush for the Hawka. I think this is the way its gonna be this year, and it will sabotage our defense in every game.

  34. Aaron says:

    The 2019 Seahawks Defense…🤢🤢🤢🤮🤮🤮…a lot of hard questions to ask in the offseason.

  35. Paul Cook says:

    Here we go again. Get the Maalox.

  36. Pran says:

    Pete, your defense is shitty. If you do not have personnel for the scheme, make the scheme fit for personnel. Why you have to be stubborn.

  37. Sea Mode says:

    Well, at least KJ is still the “screen pass hunter”.

    As for the bad bounce, sucks, but it happens… 🤷‍♂️

  38. Volume12 says:

    They’ve given up 2 drives of 70 yds in the 1st quarter. 🤦‍♂️

  39. Rob Staton says:

    It’s shocking how this defense is showing no improvement.

    It’s starting to look like it needs a major rebuild. Not a couple of additions.

  40. Volume12 says:

    I love Christopher Carson. 😍

  41. Volume12 says:

    Shoot Jason Meyers into the sun.

  42. Henry Taylor says:

    This is gonna be a stressful one.

  43. Aaron says:

    The 2019 Seahawks Kicking Game…😔😔😔

  44. Tony says:

    Well another half played game where we will look at Russell to win it late. Would love to see this team put all 3 phases together for atleast 1 game.

  45. Paul Cook says:

    Once again, they should have gone for it on 4th down. For one, our kicker is in a total funk. For two, we’re going to have to put points on the board today.

    Think outside the box.

    • Rob Staton says:

      That aint the problem man.

      It’s the defense.

      • Paul Cook says:

        Rob, I get the defense thing. Believe me. But we’re not in Kansas anymore. We can’t approach games like we are. Simply put, with our need to score more points than we ever thought, with our kicker in a total funk. I trust RW to pick up 4 yards on 4th down more than I trust a our kicker to hit a 45 yard FG.

        • Rob Staton says:

          Paul, going for it on 4th doesn’t guarantee anything.

          When you can’t stop ANYTHING on defense. That’s the problem. Not a missed field goal.

          • Paul Cook says:

            That’s what I’m saying. There’s no guarantee our kicker is going to hit that FG either. I trust RW to get 4 yards more than I trust our kicker to hit that FG. And besides, we’re going to need to score more points than we ever thought before.

  46. Volume12 says:

    Can we play all our remaining games on the road?

  47. Paul Cook says:

    It’s getting too painful to watch.

  48. Rob Staton says:

    The performance of the defense is unacceptable.

    It’s not longer acceptable to hope for improvement. It aint coming.

    Something needs to be done.

    • Simo says:

      But what can be done? New DC? Play other guys? What??

      • Rob Staton says:

        You’re right.

        I don’t think anything can be done.

        The reality of the season is being shown today.

        • Del tre says:

          I think moving on from Norton would do it. Doesn’t feel like we are getting dominated man to man, they’re exploiting gaps in our scheme. Norton was bad in Oakland, we have him a chance, but this isn’t ok.
          There are flashes from this defense for sure, and I see a lot of potential, but the pieces just aren’t being used right.

    • cha says:

      The ONLY play I saw a defender get through to Winston was the screen play where they intentionally let Clowney through.

  49. Sea Mode says:

    Somebody. Sack. The. QB.

    I mean, it’s statistically beyond unlikely not to get a sack sometime soon.

  50. DC says:

    Hate to say it but it looks like Norton’s Raiders D

  51. Simo says:

    Now the offense can’t do anything! Gonna be a long day…

  52. Pran says:

    To remind this is Arian’s super bowl game. He might as well win it and Pete’s agony continues!

  53. Sea Mode says:

    We really need some kind of points right here.

  54. Rob Staton says:

    Jason Myers FFS

  55. Aaron says:

    Jason Meyers…🤮🤮🤮

  56. Volume12 says:

    Pete Carroll to Meyers: we’ll get em next time.

    Meyers: doink or wide

  57. Tony says:

    I turned it off. Better to check back in during the 4th when we show up. I’ve read this book before. Meander thru half a game, turn it on late. Mistakes all over and end it within a TD either way. I just gotta look away for now before I break my TV.

  58. Paul Cook says:

    I rest my case once and for all about going for it on 4th down. LOL

  59. Volume12 says:

    Is Pete going senile or just being stubborn? He keeps expecting the underneath stuff to help out his secondary but theres nothing.

  60. Aaron says:

    Did Brown get hurt on that TD??? He looked like he was wincing on the ground.

  61. Kenny Sloth says:

    Seahawks explode for 24 points unanswered in the second half, let’s go.

    Chill guys, we all we need

  62. Sea Mode says:

    The one occasion we should really kick a touchback and it doesn’t happen…

  63. Pran says:

    Ken Norton and Brian Schneider can be fired just based on the last 20sec of pay

  64. Henry Taylor says:

    This defence is pretty terrible, we’ll probably need 40 points to win this one. That said Winston has had a couple of his brain fart moments, we gotta capitalise on those in the second half and swing the momentum back.

  65. Kenny Sloth says:

    >down by 8 to a middling team at home


    • Sea Mode says:


      Yes, we are a bit toothless on D. Zero pass rush. Zero.

      But we are also an early bonehead penalty and a missed INT away from leading this game.

  66. ReconUK says:

    A disappointing performance, but it’s only a one-score game. Clearly Seattle can score in this game, so Russ needs to keep it up. A few good runs too considering Tampa’s run defence. I think we can all get wrapped up in the emotions of the game. This is how Seattle plays this year. Inconsistent and frustrating. But if we have a strong second half, we will be 7-2. Just gotta keep the faith, Go Hawks!

  67. CaptainJack says:

    Chill guys. We’re missing key defenders and Tampa has a good offense. We just need to play better offense in the second half and we’ll keep it close.

    Never expected this to be anything other than a close game.

  68. Paul Cook says:

    We’ve got a new problem. We’ve got a kicker with a serious case of the yips now.

    • pran says:

      I doubt we get a new kicker. It’s a league wide problem. Hawks will persist and hope he comes around.

      • Paul Cook says:

        This is starting to look like the sequel to the Blair Witch experiment.

        • Pran says:

          Ideally they should have persisted with youth last season instead of Seabass when you are retooling…now toasted both seasons.

    • Sea Mode says:

      At least it appears to be contagious down on the field… 🤷‍♂️

  69. Pran says:

    Horrible O. No rush the ball..
    Now if Bucks score we are cooked

  70. Simo says:

    Man, Flowers is so worried about being beaten deep there’s a 10 yard cushion every play!

  71. Paul Cook says:

    I feel like we need a TD drive here. Like real bad.

  72. Rob Staton says:

    The defense gives off a vibe that they’d have a team photo after forcing a turnover (!!!) when losing by 20 in the fourth quarter.

  73. Volume12 says:

    What a run! Got lucky too though

  74. cha says:

    RW–>TL is a joy to watch.

  75. Aaron says:

    Chris Mother Frickin Carson!!!

  76. Volume12 says:

    How good is Tyler Lockett right now?

  77. Sea Mode says:

    Lol. Bucs should have had that 2pt conversion play on film. DK just made the catch this time.

  78. Pran says:

    Mike Evans is automatic…no contest no sweating at all

  79. Pran says:

    I think we can consistently rush 3 drop 8 and get better results…

  80. Sea Mode says:

    Thank goodness for that holding call. I was about to scream at the poor tackle attempts on Jameis lumbering through the defense.

  81. Rob Staton says:

    It’s incredible how easy this game has been for Jameis.

    There has been absolutely no pressure. None at all. Not even a whiff of pressure.

    This guy is a turnover machine. We’re making him look steady away.

    • Sea Mode says:

      Put Shaquem on the field for some speed rush? I’m struggling for any ideas of what to do about it right now.

      • Paul Cook says:

        Me too. My only suggestion is BBK as a rush LB. He’s fast, good instinct, great tackler.

    • Aaron says:

      They’re pretty much toothless without a pass rush. The great QBs will eat them alive. The defense needs to be the first priority in the offseason. Need speed and BAMFs.

    • cha says:

      I’m so confused. I mean, the law of large numbers means the Hawks should get one rusher free to the QB at least once right? RIGHT???

  82. Paul Cook says:

    Every QB looks like a HOFer in his prime against us.

  83. Volume12 says:

    Name me a handful or receivers better than Lockett right now

  84. Sea Mode says:

    Wilson to Lockett. All. Day. Long.

  85. Paul Cook says:

    How much draft capital would Chase Young cost us again?

  86. Sea Mode says:

    Ooh baby. Smacked!

  87. Sea Mode says:

    It actually happened! A sack!!

  88. Kenny Sloth says:

    In B4 fire Carson

    • icb12 says:

      Won’t/can’t bench him..

      But his inability to hang onto the ball is extremely worrisome , atleast to me

      • Sea Mode says:

        Every time he’s run into contact with two hands on the ball he’s had no problem. Just do that consistently.

  89. Henry Taylor says:

    Dammit Chris!

  90. Aaron says:

    Chris Carson…NOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!

  91. Simo says:

    No Carson, no!!

  92. Kenny Sloth says:

    “Start Travis Homer next week” /sarcasm

  93. Volume12 says:


  94. Aaron says:


  95. Sea Mode says:

    Let’s goooooooooo!!!

  96. Kenny Sloth says:

    >league mandated parity

    >Why aren’t we the bestest all the time?

  97. Volume12 says:

    Carson was wide open

  98. pran says:

    Every time Jason Meyer kicks have to hold my heart….

  99. Kenny Sloth says:

    Is that stadium empty? What has happened to this fanbase?

    Can’t hear the fans on tv and it looks like the most relaxing atmosphere. Jameis Winston is playing golf while we shitposters on twitter.

    We’re like passive aggressive Philly fans.

  100. Volume12 says:

    Carson is 1 yard shy of 100 and I believe Seattle is undefeated when he has 100 or more.

  101. Sea Mode says:

    Calling it now: Blair INT upcoming… Believe!

  102. pran says:

    2 plays is all needed to get in to field goal range…crap. why dont they double Evans

  103. Kenny Sloth says:

    This team needs Quandre Diggs to be healthy. Jamar Taylor is NOT IT.

    Secondary play is by far more inexcusable than pass rush imo

    • Sea Mode says:

      Disagree. Winston has had all day to pass. No secondary in the league can stop a QB who consistently has 4-5 seconds in the pocket.

  104. Kenny Sloth says:

    Loved Matt Gay in college. Thought he was the top K available in that draft

  105. Volume12 says:

    DK bay bay!

  106. Aaron says:

    DK Freakin Metcalf!!! That speed!!!

  107. Henry Taylor says:

    You ain’t catching DK!

  108. Kenny Sloth says:

    Such a nice feeling to be confident that your WR is gonna pull away when he has a step

  109. cha says:

    This team is going to be as far as RW can take it.

    (thanks Captain Obvious)

  110. Sea Mode says:

    DK low key scoring every game like Lockett

  111. Volume12 says:

    Oh boy. Here we go with a PC challenge. *holds breath*

  112. Volume12 says:

    If Seattle can get Clowney a partner in crime, he’s gonna be unstoppable

  113. Sea Mode says:

    Awww, Clowney. Had him there!

  114. Aaron says:

    Shaquill Freakin Griffin!!!

  115. Paul Cook says:

    Somebody please kick this pessimism out of my psyche…I keep thinking they’re going to score…

  116. Sea Mode says:

    If they score, will Arians go for 2?

  117. Volume12 says:

    How is Mike Evans so wide open?

  118. Pran says:

    Come right out of a time out…and leave Evans wide open! KJ is too slow to react on that 4th down call

  119. Rik says:

    Huge difference in the time Russ has to throw versus the time Winston has to throw. Winston has all day, no worries.

  120. Sea Mode says:

    Watch Russ and Lockett get us into FG range and Myers miss…

  121. mishima says:

    Feeling the DK go route + Myers GWF.

  122. Sea Mode says:

    “Get off me” Marshawn style!

  123. Sea Mode says:

    Let’s go.

  124. Pran says:

    Get ready for heart break time…oh god

  125. Volume12 says:

    Shoulda got out and took a shot in the end zone w/ DK. IMO anyways

  126. Volume12 says:

    Dammit Sea Mode!

  127. mishima says:


  128. Paul Cook says:

    EFF! Should have tried to get closer. This kicker is broken.

  129. Aaron says:

    JASON MEYERS…😡😡😡🤬🤬🤬!!!!!!!!!!!!

  130. Pran says:

    he missed an extra point and kicking posts through out the game. nothing is close enough.

  131. Simo says:

    Gotta score a TD now, no more kicks today

  132. Volume12 says:

    What happened to big balls Pete? Gone soft in his old age?

  133. Volume12 says:

    Shoulda been PI. He got there early

  134. Volume12 says:

    DK bay bay! Go right back to him

  135. Volume12 says:

    Game ovah!

    Russ has got ice water in them veins

  136. Pran says:

    Some one called it above 40 to win

  137. Sea Mode says:


  138. Paul Cook says:

    Russell effing Wilson!

  139. Paul Cook says:


  140. Sea Mode says:

    Was about to call Hollister for the win and didn’t even get the chance!

    Great throw, great catch.

  141. cha says:

    Rob, here’s your instant reaction. Just cut and paste.

    Defense is trash.

    Kicker is trash.

    RW and TL are gold.

    Hawks are 7-2.

  142. Aaron says:

    His name is Russell, last name Wilson!!! Now on to the game of the year against the Santa Clara Forty Whiners.

  143. Henry Taylor says:

    Russell Wilson you absolute hero.

  144. Sea Mode says:

    Can’t wait for Rob’s instant reaction, cause I don’t even know what to think about this team any more… 🤷‍♂️😁

  145. Paul Cook says:

    Did anybody else have that feeling of TD or lose? LOL

  146. Matt G says:

    You could make a case that this team might have only 1 win if they didn’t have Russ. Heck, maybe zero.

    Worth every penny.

    • Sea Mode says:

      The mental side of his game is next level.

      • Paul Cook says:

        It’s unbelievable. Hear I am in need of a priest, a shrink, and an EMT unit, and he just walks out on the field and goes 75 for a TD in overtime. Ice water.

  147. pran says:

    Jameis getting out of town without throwing a pick is the most damning indication of this D