The Seattle Seahawks survived the Thursday Night NFC showdown with against the Arizona Cardinals, avoiding the series sweep. Stanley has been on the practice squad and already elevated twice to play on game day.
Seattle still "leads" the National Football League in yards allowed per game, but after giving up 315 total yards to a ferocious Cardinals offense, Seattle's average yards per game decreased to 434.9. They defeated the Arizona Cardinals 28-21 after a solid team performance.
Heading into Week 7, Wilson had only thrown three interceptions, however the Super Bowl champion has since tallied seven in four appearances. The Seahawks outrushed Arizona with a total of 165 rushing yards at the conclusion of the game.
Greg Olsen managed to contribute 20 receiving yards on two receptions before exiting the game.
"They definitely played for me in certain situations but like I said, we put up 21, had a chance to win the game at the end, but throughout the game, we started slow and kept shooting ourselves in the foot", Murray said. But it got no further.
The Seahawks didn't register a QB hit in the first meeting between the division rivals.
On third down, a Murray pass to Andy Isabella was broken up by D.J. Reed.
Kyler Murray finished the game completing 29 passes on 42 attempts for 269 yards and two touchdowns. The division could come down to Rams-Seahawks in Week 16. While the attacking output from the Cardinals was much improved in the second half, it was their defense that cost them the game.
"He needs to play better", Seahawks offensive co-ordinator Brian Schottenheimer said.
Down by a touchdown with two minutes to play, the Cardinals drove the ball to the Seattle 27-yard line. And Russell Wilson added 42 yards on 10 carries.
The Seahawks also elevated defensive tackle Damon "Snacks" Harrison and running back Bo Scarbrough off the practice squad for Thursday night's game. But after a review it was ruled a touchdown.
On the ensuing drive, Carlos Hyde took over, rushing for 17 yards and catching a pass for seven yards.
"Our guys really wanted to turn things and get back on track", Carroll said. Going on IR means he will miss at least two more games before he can return. "That was L.J. Collier's best game as a Seahawk and he created a safety and scored a couple points and that was the takeaway they needed at that juncture of the game where it just felt like 'can they take the ball away?"
The Cardinals appeared to have the Seahawks stopped after a short pass to Lockett, who was tackled at the 32 by Dre Kirkpatrick.
Kirkpatrick responded to Metcalf, and a scrum ensued, and when order was finally restored a taunting penalty was called on Kirkpatrick.
Luckily, for the Seahawks, their defense was able to hold the Cardinals in the fourth quarter. They have posted 13 sacks and 21 quarterback hits in the three games in which Dunlap has played. They got their hands on passes in coverage.