Sports Tuesday Morning Sports Report
posted by November 28 at 9:45 AMon
Seahawks: There was snow. There was wind. There were four turnovers in the first half. But in the end, the Hawks managed to beat the Green Bay Packers 34-24 thanks to 201 yards rushing from Shaun Alexander (on 40 carries!), and a second-half effort by Matt Hasselbeck that served as a complete reversal of his 30 minutes of blundering before halftime. Even better: the D played a full game—probably because our offense, in the final 30 at least, was able to stay on the field.
So here we are: 7-4, with a two game lead in our division. ESPN’s John Clayton finds much for Hawks fans to be hopeful about. The Seattle P.I.’s Ted Miller…well, he doesn’t. And as for “Shrugâ€ť over at Field Gulls:
Out of the 12 games I’ve attended personally at Qwest Field, Monday night’s 34-24 Seahawk victory over the Green Bay Packers was, unquestionably, both the most bizarre and thigh-slappingly hilarious contest I’ve witnessed. This was more entertaining than free towel night.
Up next, former AFC West rivals the Denver Broncos, who just kicked Jake Plummer to the curb in favor of rookie QB Jay Cutler. It should be interesting.
Baseball: Cal Ripken Jr., Tony Gwynn, and Mark McGwire are on the 2007 Hall of Fame ballot. Ripken and Gwynn are shoo-ins, McGwire not so much.