Monday Round-Up: Media Reactions To Seahawks' 48-45 Win over Detroit Lions – Seahawks.com

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Good morning, 12s. Here’s a look at what’s out there today — Monday, October 3 — about your Seattle Seahawks.
The Seattle Seahawks escaped Motor City with a win, defeating the Detroit Lions 48-45 to climb to 2-2.
The Seahawks and Lions combined for the highest-scoring game of the 2022 season, as quarterback Geno Smith and running back Rashaad Penny led a high-powered offensive attack. Smith finished 23 of 30 for 320 yards and two passing touchdowns, along with 49 yards on the ground and a rushing touchdown. Smith notched consecutive 300-yard games for the first time in his career. Spreading the field, Smith found eight different targets, including tight end Noah Fant, who caught his first touchdown as a Seahawk.
Penny hit the century mark for the first time this season, rushing for 151 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries.
The Top 5 teams in offensive EPA:
1. Chiefs
2. Lions
3. Dolphins
4. Browns
5. Seahawks

What even is this season?
Seahawks wideout DK Metcalf made national headlines for being carted off the field for taking a bathroom break mid-game – but when you gotta go, you gotta go.
Seahawks kicker Jason Myers celebrated the birth of his newborn baby in the locker room after nailing a 56-yarder to help secure the win.
Oh hey, congrats @JayMy_31 and family! 👶 pic.twitter.com/Ky2GzKKW3o
Veteran wideout Tyler Lockett recorded his ninth game with five or more receptions out of his last 20 starts, earning a 78.7 grade from Pro Football Focus for Week 4. Lockett finished with six receptions for 91 yards. Despite stepping away from the game briefly, Metcalf dominated against Detroit, finishing with seven receptions for 149 yards.Seattle’s defensive struggles continued, as the Seahawks gave up 520 yards of total offense and 145 rushing yards. Punter Michael Dickson was missing in action Sunday, as the Seahawks did not punt the ball once against Detroit.
We’d like to file a missing punter report. pic.twitter.com/7SouaXGZgG
Seattle gears up to head to New Orleans to face the Saints in Week 5, in search of another win to climb above .500.
Here’s what Pacific Northwest and national media had to say following the game:
Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times grades both sides of the ball as Seattle Seahawks defeat Detroit Lions 48-45.
Michael-Shawn Dugar of The Athletic: Questions the Seattle Seahawks offense needs to answer moving forward.
Brandon Gustafson of Seattle Sports 710AM: Time to Let Geno Cook.
Michael-Shawn Dugar of The Athletic: Seahawks’ Geno Smith carries in breakout performance as Seattle defeats Detroit Lions 48-45.
Matt Calkins of the Seattle Times: Geno Smith is more than a game manager, he’s a game-changer.
The Guardian Staff: Geno Smith is the NFL’s new renaissance man.
Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated: Geno Smith is backing up Pete Carroll’s decision.
Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith is off to the most-accurate start in league-history
.@Seahawks QB @GenoSmith3 has a 77.3 completion percentage (102 of 132) through his first four games this season, the highest completion percentage (minimum 125 attempts) by a quarterback in his first four games of a season in NFL history. #GoHawks
The Seahawks face the Lions in Detroit for Week 4 of the season at Ford Field on October 2, 2022. Game action photos are presented by Washington’s Lottery.
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Seahawks rookie tackle Abraham Lucas earns praise for his play following Seattle’s Week 4 win over the Lions.
Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith and rookie cornerback Tariq Woolen earn several honors from Pro Football Focus for performances in Seattle’s Week 4 win over the Detroit Lions.
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