Last Sunday the Patriots imploded against the Seattle Seahawks. The Seahawks came back and won at home as they continue to try and prove to all that you simply can not beat them in Seattle. The Patriots are the latest victim, but other good teams like the Packers and Cowboys have also lost due to the 12th man in Seattle. The stadium seemed to prove too much for the Patriots offense, which was visibly shaken from the pressure the home-town crowd brings. In the end, the loss dropped the Patriots to 3-3 while Seattle improved to 4-2.
Seattle now finds their team with a chance to take a lead in their division if they can beat the 49ers on Thursday. Seattle took an early lead against the Patriots 10-7 after the first quarter, but were outscored 10-0 in the second quarter to go into halftime down 17-10. The Patriots tacked on a field goal in the 3rd and were up 10 going into the fourth quarter. This is when the Seahawks began to really hold off the Patriots offense and the fans decided they were close enough to continue to push their team to victory.
Seattle was able to put together 14 points in the final quarter while holding the Pats to just 3. Russell Wilson was on fire down the stretch and ended the game 16 of 27 and passed for 293 yards and 3 touchdowns. He was able to throw the eventual game winning TD to Sydney Rice with about a minute left in the contest. The latest let down for the Patriots makes their situation harder as they go into a divisional game with the Jets next week for a chance to get the lead in the division.