Followers who guess on the Seahawks to cowl their 6.5-point unfold (through William Hill Sportsbook) on Monday night time needed to be feeling good after Jason Myers‘ third discipline aim gave Seattle a 23-9 lead over the Eagles with 1:14 left. The Eagles’ offense, in spite of everything, had struggled to maneuver the ball up till that time within the sport, as Philadelphia quarterback Carson Wentz had thrown for simply 157 yards on 41 makes an attempt in the course of the sport’s first 58 minutes and 46 seconds.
However after Boston Scott returned the following kickoff 40 yards, Wentz moved the Eagles to the Seahawks’ 33-yard-line with 12 seconds left. From there, Wentz’s Hail Mary was caught by tight finish Richard Rodgers, who reduce the Eagles’ deficit to eight factors. The Eagles then beat the unfold after Miles Sanders scored on the following two-point strive.
Whereas followers who picked the Seahawks to cowl the unfold had been absolutely dissatisfied, followers who picked the 2 groups to attain beneath 49 factors had been rewarded after the 2 groups mixed to attain simply 40 factors in a sport that largely dominated by protection. Each groups struggled to run the ball, because the Seahawks averaged simply 2.53 yards per carry for the night time.
The sport’s greatest offensive efficiency belonged to receiver D.Ok. Metcalf, who completed the sport with 10 receptions for 177 yards on 13 targets. Within the course of, Metcalf moved handed Darrell Jackson into second place in Seahawks’ historical past for essentially the most yards by a receiver throughout his first two seasons. Metcalf, who has amassed 1,939 yards for his profession, is simply 87 away from passing Joey Galloway for the franchise file.