The eight-time Pro Bowl wide receiver has not practiced for two weeks after spraining his left knee in a victory over Detroit. He sat out last week’s loss at Seattle, snapping a streak of 110 consecutive games played.
The Seahawks got the ball first in the second half and appeared determined to put the game out of reach early. On a first-and-10 from the San Francisco 42, Marshawn Lynch took a handoff and ran right for 33 yards. (Watch video of the run here)
After collecting two impressive wins in a five-day span, they’re the Seahawks again. They’re the punishing, taunting big, bad bully of the NFC West again. And most important, they look like a great team capable of anything again.
The Seahawks built on their lead early in the second quarter when Russell Wilson created another big play with his legs, scrambling and avoiding a sack before hitting tight end Tony Moeaki with a short pass that he took for 63 yards inside the 1-yard line. (Watch video here)
Manu Ginobili often plays with reckless abandon and San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich is known as rigid. But two-time All-Star Ginobili produced results and, as Popovich says, “It taught me to watch a little bit more and not be so micro-management-like.”