What ... the ... HELL just happened here? Did Qwest Field warp back to 2004 for about 10 minutes of the 4th quarter? I was all set to write a recap hailing the Seahawks as hands down the best team in the NFL, with the post title to say "Eli Who?", when the Giants erupted for 27 unanswered points to turn a 42-3 blowout into a 42-30 heart attack inducer.
OK, I'm still going to say that the Seahawks are the best team in the NFL. When you throw up 42 on the scoreboard without 2 of your starting O-linemen and the best running back in the NFL limping around and not doing much today, that says something. When your defense shuts down an offense that is supposed to give you matchup problems (well, for 3 quarters anyway), that says something. It says, "We are going to win today, no matter how good you think you are or how bad we play."
When I made my bold prediction of a 35-3 Seahawks win, I had no idea that I was going to nail the halftime score.
WELCOME TO SEATTLE, DEION BRANCH! Hopefully, you catch a TD pass (or 3) next week!
UPDATE: Jeremy Shockey took a cue from Tiki Barber, and complained about the Giants getting outcoached. I don't how long ESPN will keep the video clip up, but it is funny to watch.
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