Denver’s revamped defense, which includes three high-priced free-agent additions, performed much better against the Seahawks on Sunday than it did the last time it faced Seattle – a 43-8 defeat in Super Bowl XLVIII. But it still fell short in overtime, 26-20.
The Seahawks hadn't mustered much offensively in the first half and appeared to be struggling again late in the second quarter until Seahawks Ricardo Lockette and Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib figured in a couple of key plays on Seattle's first touchdown drive.
The Seahawks had been winning the field-position battle for most of the game until they finally got pinned deep in their own end early in the fourth quarter. After Russell Wilson was sacked and then Russell Okung committed a false-start penalty, Seattle faced a third-and-17 at its 1-yard line. Marsh