PLAYER OF THE GAME: CHRISTINE MICHAEL
The rookie running back did not play in last week’s victory over the Denver Broncos. But the second-round draft choice made two big plays to help the Seahawks get out of Green Bay with a win.
The most obvious was his 43-yard touchdown run that made it 10-3 with 9½ left in the third quarter. But Michael also made a one-handed catch of a pass from
Michael finished with 97 yards on 11 carries, for an 8.8-yard average. He also had 86 rushing yards in the preseason opener against the Chargers in San Diego.
“It was a big deal,” Michael said of making up for his lost time. “I was anxious to play last week. Unfortunately, I couldn’t (because of back spasms). So I was fortunate to be back out there. My body felt well. It’s just a blessing.”
Offered coach Pete Carroll, “It was really great to see
PLAYS OF THE GAME
Offense: Williams’ TD catch. It was his third of the preseason, but he had to reach over cornerback Loyce Means to grab this one.
“He’s really made a big statement for himself in trying to be part of this football team,” Carroll said. “It was great to see that.”
Defense: With the Packers driving for what would have been a game-tying touchdown, safety
“He’s been doing well,” Carroll said of Guy, the No. 3 strong safety behind
The Packers sacked Wilson three times, and he threw two interceptions. Wilson’s first interception was tipped and he said he waited too long on the second pick.
The Packers rushed for 75 yards, but 52 of them came on two carries by running back Alex Green (31) and quarterback Vince Young (21). On their other 21 carries, the Packers averaged 1.09 yards.
YOU DON’T SAY
“We played good hard football. We did a lot of good things in this game. But the distraction was giving up 182 yards in penalties.” – Carroll on the yards lost because of 14 penalties