Good morning, 12s. Happy victory Monday! Here's a look at what's happening today – Monday, Sept. 13 – for your Seattle Seahawks.
What's Being Said: Seahawks 28, Colts 16
The Seahawks got their first victory of the season in Week 1 against the Colts on the road. Russell Wilson shined under new offensive coordinator Shane Waldron, completing 18 of 23 passes for 254 yards and four touchdowns. Tyler Lockett was Wilson's favorite target, finishing with four receptions for 100 yards and two scores, including touchdown catches of 23 and 69 yards. DK Metcalf and Gerald Everett also had touchdown grabs.
Seattle jumped out to a 21-10 halftime lead and the defense held Indy in check over the final 30 minutes, as the Colts didn't score until late in the fourth. Bobby Wagner had 13 total tackles to lead the team, while Rasheem Green, Benson Mayowa and Darrell Taylor had one sack apiece.
Here's what the media are saying following the game:
Seahawks.com reporter John Boyle on the defensive line's impressive performance in the victory.
Also at Seahawks.com, Boyle with injury updates on four players who left the game early.
Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times handed out player grades in his weekly Seahawks Report Card.
Also for the Seattle Times, Condotta highlighted how Gerald Everett and Will Dissly were featured and starred in the new-look offense.
Gregg Bell of the Tacoma News Tribune on how Sunday’s win was about the preparation long before the Seahawks stepped on the field.
Michael Marot of AP Sports (via the Seattle PI) on Russell Wilson’s efficient season-opening performance.
The 710 ESPN Seattle staff gave their instant reactions following the Seahawks’ victory.
Stacy Rost of 710 ESPN Seattle isn’t surprised the Seahawks are clicking, she’s just surprised it happened so quickly.
Brady Henderson of ESPN on how Russell Wilson and Shane Waldron are "already cooking" on offense.
Michael-Shawn Dugar of The Athletic saw Sunday’s win as a reminder of how dangerous Russell Wilson is, regardless of the play-caller.
Corbin Smith of Sports Illustrated on the “magical duo” -- Russell Wilson and Tyler Lockett.
Kevin Patra of NFL.com with three things he learned from Sunday’s Seahawks-Colts game.
Michael Renner of Pro Football Focus has a position by position recap for the Seahawks and Colts after the game.
Seahawks Kickoff Viewing Party Ends With A Win
Seahawks fans flocked the Muckleshoot Plaza outside of Lumen Field on Sunday morning, and all of the 12s went home happy. With music from Sol, food, drinks, games and a Seahawks win, how could anyone not have had a great time?
Seahawks fans headed to Lumen Field to enjoy food, drinks, live music, and a big screen TV to watch Week 1 of the 2021 season as the Seahawks took on the Colts in Indianapolis. The event was the first of several set up as part of Welcome Home 12s week in the lead up to the home opener on September 12. Learn more at Seahawks.com/WelcomeHome12s.
As the Seahawks continue "Welcome Home 12s" week, there are still plenty of events you can attend before the home-opener this Sunday.
Tuesday (Sept. 14) is the Neighborhood Takeover, where Blitz and Gee Scott will make special appearances at select restaurants to pass out Seahawks schedule posters and "Welcome Home 12s" rally cards. Friday (Sept. 17), of course, is Blue Friday, so get your Seahawks gear ready to go. Blue Friday Happy Hour will be held at Elysian Fields at 5 p.m. for live performances by Blue Thunder and the Seahawks Dancers, enter to win exciting prizes and, perhaps most importantly, the first 100 drinks are paid for by the Seahawks. The week concludes with Sunday's home opener concert by Macklemore and Ayron Jones, and kickoff between the Seahawks and Titans at 1:25 p.m.
Blue Friday Night Lights Begins At Redmond High School
High school football games kicked off last Friday, and the Seahawks were proud to be a part of it. At select high school games throughout the 2021 season, the Seahawks will bring entertainment and energy for Blue Friday Night Lights.
The first Blue Friday Night Lights of the season was held last Friday at Redmond High School for their rivalry game against Juanita High School. Blitz, the Seahawks Dancers and Blue Thunder all attended the game.
The first Blue Friday Night Lights of the season was held on Friday, September 10 at Redmond High School for their rivalry game against Juanita High School. Blitz, the Seahawks Dancers and Blue Thunder were all in attendance.
Social Post Of The Day
Russell Wilson's touchdown connection with DK Metcalf caught LeBron James' attention: