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Monday Round-Up: Media Reactions To Seahawks' 48-45 Win over Detroit Lions

Both local and national media react to the Seattle Seahawks’ 48-45 win over the Detroit Lions in Week 4.

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Good morning, 12s. Here's a look at what's out there today — Monday, October 3 — about your Seattle Seahawks.

Media Reacts To Seahawks Week 4 Win

The Seattle Seahawks escaped Motor City with a win, defeating the Detroit Lions 48-45 to climb to 2-2.

The Seahawks and Lions combined for the highest-scoring game of the 2022 season, as quarterback Geno Smith and running back Rashaad Penny led a high-powered offensive attack. Smith finished 23 of 30 for 320 yards and two passing touchdowns, along with 49 yards on the ground and a rushing touchdown. Smith notched consecutive 300-yard games for the first time in his career. Spreading the field, Smith found eight different targets, including tight end Noah Fant, who caught his first touchdown as a Seahawk.

Penny hit the century mark for the first time this season, rushing for 151 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries.

Seahawks wideout DK Metcalf made national headlines for being carted off the field for taking a bathroom break mid-game - but when you gotta go, you gotta go. 

Seahawks kicker Jason Myers celebrated the birth of his newborn baby in the locker room after nailing a 56-yarder to help secure the win.

Veteran wideout Tyler Lockett recorded his ninth game with five or more receptions out of his last 20 starts, earning a 78.7 grade from Pro Football Focus for Week 4. Lockett finished with six receptions for 91 yards. Despite stepping away from the game briefly, Metcalf dominated against Detroit, finishing with seven receptions for 149 yards.Seattle's defensive struggles continued, as the Seahawks gave up 520 yards of total offense and 145 rushing yards. Punter Michael Dickson was missing in action Sunday, as the Seahawks did not punt the ball once against Detroit.

Seattle gears up to head to New Orleans to face the Saints in Week 5, in search of another win to climb above .500. 

Here's what Pacific Northwest and national media had to say following the game:

Brandon Gustafson of Seattle Sports 710AM: Time to Let Geno Cook.

Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated: Geno Smith is backing up Pete Carroll’s decision

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The Seahawks face the Lions in Detroit for Week 4 of the season at Ford Field on October 2, 2022. Game action photos are presented by Washington's Lottery.

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