It was a rough game. Lots of tricks, not many treats from the Seahawks perspective. It looked promising with about 4 minutes to go and the ball in the hands of the offense, but fell apart quickly at the end. It’s amazing how quick tides can turn in a football game. Sidney Rice caught this ball just out of bounds and landed right next to me.
Safety Earl Thomas returns an interception in the first quarter. It rained about as hard as I can remember for a half a quarter, then thankfully cleared up before my cameras were completely soaked! You have to be prepared for anything as a Seattle Photographer.
Here are a few shots from the home opener last weekend. I was resigned to the fact that this is going to be a rebuilding year, and not to expect much, but I have to say I was pleasantly surprised, mainly by the defense. They looked really good, and if things keep progressing they will be a real strength of the team going forward. Now the offense just needs to catch up….
Well getting into the playoffs with a losing record is a little weird…. but it’s a new season. Lets also root for the Packers, as a win by both the hawks and packers could lead to a second playoff game in Seattle! That would greatly increase our chances of moving on.
Seattle’s finest! Marcus Trufant, Matt Hasselbeck, Julian Peterson, Lofa Tatupu, pictured after the game during the 2008 NFL Pro Bowl. Pat Kerney and Walter Jones were also selected this year, but stayed home to take care of injuries.