I'm not going to put all of the blame on the defense, however. The entire team just ran out of gas in OT (well, except for Shaun Alexander). The offense started OT with decent field position, went eighteen yards, then ground to a halt. The protection for Plack's punt broke down, forcing a bad punt, which gave the Bears decent field position instead of pinning them deep in their own territory. Then the 'Hawks D gave up a 30 yard pass play on 3rd and 10 to put the Bears in FG range.
Well, the good Rex Grossman showed up today. Of course, it seemed like as soon the Seahawks vs. Bears matchup was set, everyone was debating about
When you get right down to it, you have give the 'Hawks credit for three things:
1. They gave the Bears all that they could handle (and the 'Ain'ts another reason to believe they'll win next week).
2. They didn't fold and pack it in when hit with injuries o'plenty.
3. They took the "Super Bowl Loser's Curse" and sent it to Pittsburgh. (OK, anything SBXL related is officially dead.)
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