Tuesday Round-Up: Media Reactions To Seahawks' 17-16 Victory Over The Denver Broncos – Seahawks.com

Uchenna Nwosu Named NFC Defensive Player Of The Week
The Seahawks linebacker received the honor after a standout performance in Monday night’s win over the Broncos
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Good morning, 12s. Here’s a look at what’s out there today — Tuesday, September 13 — about your Seattle Seahawks.
On Monday Night Football live from Lumen Field, the Seahawks silenced many doubters on the way to a 17-16 defeat of the Denver Broncos. Seattle spoiled former Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson’s debut in a new jersey with big plays coming at all three phases of the game.
In his first start in eight years, Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith was the star of the night – going 23-28 through the air with 195 passing yards and 2 touchdowns. Smith didn’t turn the ball over, displaying excellent pocket presence while adding 14 rushing yards on the ground.
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Smith did his part to help secure the win, spreading the ball around to eight different targets, with tight ends Will Dissly and Colby Parkinson each scoring a touchdown. This comes as the first career touchdown for the new-and-improved Parkinson, who used the summer for a physical and mental overhaul.
Despite the absence of rookie running back Kenneth Walker III due to a hernia procedure, the Seahawks accounted for 76 yards on the ground, led by running back Rashaad Penny. The 2018 first-round selection rushed for 60 yards on 12 carries (5.0 yards per carry). While running back Deejay Dallas didn’t get a carry Monday, he came up big on special teams. The former University of Miami back returned three kicks for 77 yards (25.7 per return) and made a huge tackle on the opening kickoff of the second half.
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Dallas’ former Hurricanes backfield running mate Travis Homer had one carry, but came up with a big special teams tackle of his own.
When the doubt was at its highest from outside the building, the Seahawks and 12s dug deep at Lumen Field to pull out a big win to kick off the season.
Here’s what Pacific Northwest and national media had to say following the game:
At Seahawks.com, reporter John Boyle deems ‘Crazy Loud’ crowd noise at Lumen Field unfit for Broncos to thrive as Seahawks win 17-16 at home.
Also at Seahawks.com, Boyle on Seahawks safety Jamal Adams’ ‘Serious Injury’ update.
Larry Stone of the Seattle Times asks “Are the Seattle Seahawks Better Than Expected?“.
Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times Grades the Seattle Seahawks’ 17-16 Win over the Denver Broncos.
Brandon Gustafson of Seattle Sports 710AM asks ‘How About Geno?
Shane Lantz of the Seattle Times on Seahawks recent defensive-acquisitions Shelby Harris and Uchenna Nwosu shining in season opener.
Nick Shook of the NFL Network ‘Learned’ plenty about the Seahawks’ in Monday’s 17-16 win over the Denver Broncos.
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For every defensive solo tackle made at a Seahawks home game this season, Windermere will donate $100 to Mary’s Place in support of their mission to provide safe, inclusive shelter and services that support women, children, and families on their journey out of homelessness. Windermere is the “Official Real Estate Company of the Seattle Seahawks.”
The Seahawks racked up 45 defensive solo tackles on Monday night, equating to a $4,500 donation to Mary’s Place. Linebacker Jordyn Brooks led the way with 12 tackles, 10 solo and two assists.
1-0. The perfect way to start the season. #Seahawks
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The Seahawks host the Broncos for Monday Night Football at Lumen Field on September 12, 2022. Game action photos are presented by Washington’s Lottery.
Seahawks Legend and Green Beret Nate Boyer directs and stars in “MVP” – a film dedicated to helping athletes and veterans dealing with the transitions of life.
Seattle Seahawks Safety Quandre Diggs honored to be named a captain ahead of 2022 NFL season.
Following training camp and the preseason, Bleacher Report grades all 32 NFL rookie classes, with the Seahawks receiving an A.
Seahawks Legend K.J. Wright joins Seattle Sports 710AM’s Brock and Salk show every Wednesday morning between 8-9 a.m.
Seahawks receiver Tyler Lockett entered the Kansas State University football Ring of Honor over the weekend.
A pair of Seahawks were named to CBS Sports’ preseason All-NFC West team.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll joined 950 KJR’s Chuck and Buck Show Wednesday.
Brookstone School in Georgia named its new stadium after Seahawks Legend and alum Mack Strong.
K.J. Wright shared his excitement about rookie Tariq Woolen while on Seattle Sports 710AM’s Bump and Stacy Show.
With the regular season approaching, KING 5 breaks down its Top 10 Seahawks.
Seattle Seahawks wideout Dee Eskridge is optimistic as he nears full recovery from a pestering hamstring injury in time for the 2022 NFL season.
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