The Seahawks wasted no time getting working again Chris Carson concerned in Monday evening’s recreation towards the Eagles in Philadelphia, throwing the ball his approach on the primary play.
And Carson, taking part in in his first recreation since Oct. 25 when he suffered a foot harm towards Arizona, ultimately confirmed how a lot the Seahawks have missed him.
Carson capped Seattle’s second scoring drive with a punishing 16-yard run by visitors to place the Seahawks forward 14-Zero within the second quarter, the spotlight of a efficiency that made clear he’s absolutely recovered from a mid-foot sprain suffered towards the Cardinals.
“Nice to see Chris Carson again,” coach Pete Carroll mentioned. “Ran like a monster on the market. That landing run was improbable.”
Chris Carsonbought the beginning within the backfield and the primary play went his approach, a swing move from Russell Wilson.
The play was known as again on account of a penalty, however the play confirmed the Seahawks had been prepared to make use of Carson early and sometimes.
In actual fact, the following play following the penalty additionally went Carson’s approach — a move to the left aspect for 12 yards.
As anticipated, Carson and Carlos Hyde cut up time all through the primary half because the Seahawks lastly had their projected 1-2 tailback punch intact for the primary time because the Arizona recreation.
Chris Carson mentioned he didn’t care about what number of carries he bought, saying, “I simply needed to be again on the market. I missed it.”
Hyde bought 15 carries for 22 yards to Carson’s eight carries for 41. Carson made the group’s first massive play on the bottom along with his 16-yard run for a rating on a second-and-16 play following a grounding penalty on Wilson.
“I noticed the tip zone, and my recreation is bodily so I needed to get in,” Carson mentioned. “So I made it occur.”
Chris Carson completed the half with 32 yards dashing on 5 carries and two receptions for 18 yards.
“Feels good,” Carson mentioned of his foot. “It was exhausting lacking all these video games but it surely felt good being again on the market with the fellows and serving to contribute to a win.”
Took care of business tonight. 💪
— Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) December 1, 2020
Dunlap leaves with sprained foot
Defensive finish Carlos Dunlap left late within the recreation with what Carroll mentioned was a sprained foot.
He supplied no different specifics, saying solely “he has a sprained one thing or different” in his foot.
The radio broadcast famous that Dunlap was uncertain to return after he left the sport.
Dunlap was taking part in his fourth recreation with the Seahawks since being acquired by way of commerce from the Bengals and was credited with one-half of Seattle’s six sacks, and has 4 with Seattle.
The Seahawks entered Monday evening’s recreation having transformed 7 of 9 fourth-down makes an attempt this season, a 77.78 share that was the third within the NFL.
However they had been Zero for two earlier than Monday’s recreation was 12 minutes previous. Each instances Seattle failed on fourth-and-2, ending the primary two drives.
On the primary, Seattle went for it on fourth-and-goal on the 2-yard line.
Following a timeout, David Moore misplaced 5 yards when Wilson flipped the ball to him as he crossed in entrance of him (making it formally dominated as a move) with Eagles defensive finish Derek Barnett breaking rapidly into the backfield to make the sort out.