Seattle Seahawks: Pieces In Place, but Not a Complete Team…Not Yet


Published: September 20, 2009

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... today showed why they got lucky against the St. Louis Rams last week.

As of today after the game, the Seahawks are without the following players: LTs Walter Jones and LT Sean Locklear, C Chris Spencer, QB Matt Hasselbeck, WR Deion Branch, LBs Leroy Hill and Lofa Tatupu, and CB Marcus Trufant.

All eight players listed above are starters on the Seahawks, and are all not active or are unable to play.

Not only are the Seahawks getting depleted physically with injuries, but today against the 49ers got depleted mentally and emotionally.

The Seahawks put seven and eight men in the box to stop running back Frank Gore and force quarterback Shaun Hill to throw the ball, which was a great game plan that just got torn up by the lack of tackling on the Seahawks defense, who got ran over for 200+ yards and two touchdowns by Frank Gore.

When you have the right game plan coming into the game and can't execute because of poor tackling, you're not going to be succe...

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