Seattle Seahawks head coach stated the obvious Tuesday afternoon during his weekly press conference. The Seahawks had just completed the signing of fan favorite Marshawn Lynch and Robert Turbin as reinforcement for a depleted running backs unit due to injury and oh yes it was also Christmas Eve. Add Sundays Prime Time battle for the NFC Western Division with the San Francisco 49ers a festive and special week this is for the Seahawks franchise.
EARNING WAY ON TO FIELD
While the nostalgic news of signing Lynch and Turbin two former productive players had the building and locker room abuzz Carroll was quick to point out that both players will need a good practice week to be ready for Sunday’s NFC West Division showdown.
CREATIVE FOCUSED EFFORT
For the Seahawks to beat the 49ers with rookie running back travis Homer and two veterans who have not played all season the Seahawks will have to play smart , focused and disciplined football on both sides of the ball.
DK METCALF REBOUND
One player looking to have a bounce back game on Sunday is rookie wide receiver DK Metcalf. While he was the ninth of 27 wide receivers chosen in the 2019 draft, Metcalf ranks third among rookie receivers with 819 yards. After catching two passes for 36 yards and a touchdown in the Seahawks 30-24 win over the Carolina Panthers two weeks ago Metcalf had zero catches last sunday against the Arizona Cardinals.