Bob Condotta: Russell Wilson might have been off for much of the game, but he was right on when the team most needed him to be, expertly leading a nine-play, 80-yard drive that won the game and, it may not be hyperbole to say, kept the season alive.
The goal, the Seahawks said later, was to ignore the noise. But after a dramatic 13-9 win here over the Carolina Panthers Sunday, it was obvious they’d heard it as Richard Sherman offered an impassioned defense of quarterback Russell Wilson.
By driving 80 yards in final 4:37, Seattle proves it still is a championship team despite a lot of inexperience. Russell Wilson has orchestrated 12 fourth-quarter or overtime comebacks, and consider the latest, The Drive That Saved The Seahawks’ Season.