Seattle was 12 seconds from covering the spread
Fans who wager on the Seahawks to cover their 6.5-point spread on Monday night must feel great after Jason Myers’ third field objective gave Seattle a 23-9 lead over the Eagles with 1:14 left.
The Eagles’ offense, all things considered, had battled to move the ball up until that point in the game, as Philadelphia quarterback Carson Wentz had tossed for only 157 yards on 41 endeavors during the game’s initial 58 minutes and 46 seconds.
However, after Boston Scott restored the resulting the opening shot 40 yards, Wentz moved the Eagles to the Seahawks’ 33-yard-line with 12 seconds left.
From that point, Wentz’s Hail Mary was gotten by close end Richard Rodgers, who slice the Eagles’ deficiency to eight focuses. The Eagles at that point beat the spread after Miles Sanders scored on the following two-point attempt.
While fans who picked the Seahawks to cover the spread were doubtlessly baffled, fans who picked the two groups to score under 49 focuses were compensated after the two groups joined to score only 40 focuses in a game that generally overwhelmed by protection.
The two groups battled to run the ball, as the Seahawks arrived at the midpoint of simply 2.53 yards per convey for the evening.
The game’s best hostile exhibition had a place with beneficiary D.K. Metcalf, who completed the game with 10 gatherings for 177 yards on 13 targets.
Simultaneously, Metcalf moved passed Darrell Jackson into runner up in Seahawks’ set of experiences for the most yards by a recipient during his initial two seasons.
Metcalf, who has amassed 1,939 yards for his vocation, is only 87 away from passing Joey Galloway for the establishment record.