Only in 2020 could a team with three wins be a strong contender to reach the NFL playoffs. Because of their divisional standing, the Philadelphia Eagles were the favorites to win the NFC East heading into Monday night. With last night’s loss to Seattle, the Eagles playoff hopes are diminishing by the second.
SportsCastr News NFL’s Joe Noobo, Lawrence Owen, and Ray Rauth had the pre and postgame coverage for the penultimate game of Week 12. Despite a hot start, the Seattle Seahawks have had identity issues in recent weeks. The quarterback situation was the focus for for Philadelphia before Monday night, with some fans clamoring for Jalen Hurts to replace Carson Wentz.
A late touchdown and two point conversion wasn’t enough for Philly, as they fell 23-17 to Russell Wilson and the Seahawks. Wide receiver DK Metcalf was the leader of the Seattle offense, accumulating 10 catches for 177 yards. On his SportsCastr postgame stream, Lawrence Owen pointed out that the rookie is quickly establishing himself as a top receiver in the game.
In what was a somewhat forgettable contest, a late hail-mary touchdown pass and two point conversion changed the nights of bettors across the country. Favored by 6.5 points, the Seattle Seahawks seemed likely to cover throughout the game. Many NFL fans woke up with a fright to find that their lock of the week had not indeed cashed.
As discussed on the SportsCastr stream, this Monday Night Football game does not conclude the week. In an unprecedented move, the Steelers and Ravens will face off at 3:40 pm on Wednesday to finish off Week 12. Wednesday afternoon football is just one of many surprises we have been given in this dynamic NFL season.Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Carson Wentz, DK, DK Metcalf, Eagles, Jalen Hurts, Metcalf, Monday Night Football, NFC East, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, Ravens, Russell Wilson, SCN, SCN NFL, Seahawks, Seattle Seahawks, SportsCastr, SportsCastr News, Steelers, Wentz Last modified: December 1, 2020