AP Pro32 comments about Seahawks
NEW YORK (AP) - Comments on the Seattle Seahawks by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (24)
Chris Berman (ESPN, 26) - Too much to expect too soon.
Clifton Brown (Sporting News, 19) - A pass slipping away from Braylon Edwards ruined Russell Wilson's debut, but I still like this team.
Cris Collinsworth (NBC Sports, 23) - Rookie quarterback on the road never easy.
Rich Gannon (CBS Sports/SiriusXM NFL Radio, 25) - A work in progress, especially at QB.
Bob Glauber (Newsday, 24) - Russell Wilson nearly pulls off a stunning comeback against the Cardinals, albeit after a fourth timeout thanks to a botched call by the replacement officials. Still, a promising start for the third-round rookie.
Rick Gosselin (Dallas Morning News, 27) - The Seahawks need to incorporate more moving pockets and rollouts to create some space for rookie QB Russell Wilson.
Clark Judge (CBSSports.com, 25) - These guys can play defense. It's the offense that bothers me. I like Russell Wilson, too, but he's an undersized rookie quarterback, which means the odds are against him.
Ira Kaufman (Tampa Tribune, 23) - Pete Carroll's guys will turn to the 12th man - the fans at CenturyLink Field - in an effort to upset the Cowboys in the home opener.
Pat Kirwan (SiriusXM NFL Radio/CBSSports.com, 23) - Russell Wilson is a rookie QB on the road and he almost won his first game. He will get better and in the meantime the Seahawks need to clean up 13 penalties.
John Lynch (Fox Sports, 23) - A tough loss for rookie QB Russell Wilson and the 'Hawks. A lot of good signs in the hard fought loss to the Cards.
Alex Marvez (Foxsports.com, 22) - Rookie quarterback Russell Wilson fell back to earth against Arizona's stout defense, but Seattle's defensive and special teams performances are reason for optimism.
Dan Pompei (Chicago Tribune, 26) - If Seahawks could not beat the Cardinals, how can they beat the Cowboys and Packers? This team could be headed for 0-3.
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