Pro Football – Leonard “Green Shoes” Weaver Leads Seahawks to Second Victory in 7 Games

Football ought to be about fun and the Seattle Seahawks at last made it so by running the San Francisco 49ers off of their home field Sunday (10-26-08) behind the catch and run blast of Leonard “Green Shoes” Weaver and the pass grabbing capacity of Josh Wilson, winning 34-13.

On a day when Seattle’s safeguard displayed as well as played, Weaver turned two short gatherings by back-up quarterback Seneca Wallace into 43 and 62-yard scores.

Simply watching Weaver stream down the sideline in shoes with a conspicuous lime green presence merited the cost of confirmation. Weaver, Seattle’s 6-foot, 242-pound fullback, was high-venturing and high-styling in taking the stone to the house twice. Typically Weaver is the lead blocker for running backs Julius Jones and Mo Morris.

Weaver’s green shoes are suggestive of one more well known competitor from the mid-1970s, Billy “White Shoes” Johnson. Johnson, a 3-time, All-Pro choice as a kick return subject matter expert, wore white shoes when every other person wore dark shoes.

Johnson had incredible speed, and well before showing-off turned into an end-zone distraction in the NFL, he was one of the main players to dispatch scoring festivities, at first by doing the then-renowned soul dance, the “Astounding Chicken”.

Josh Wilson, the Seahawks’ second-year cautious back and the opening shot return trained professional, gotten a bobble in last week’s 20-10 misfortune at Tampa Bay and was hastening for an evident 96-yard score when some authority whistled the play dead.  เว็บไซต์พนันออนไลน์

It shocked no one Sunday when Wilson took out a J. T. O’Sullivan pass and took off on a 75-yard initiation return to put Seattle up 20-3 with 31 seconds left in the first half. Mentor Mike Holmgren considered Wilson’s robbery to be an enormous energy shift for his


The Seahawk protection had sacked O’Sullivan multiple times in their first gathering this year in Seattle, yet the 49ers left with a 33-30 additional time triumph. This time they got to San Francisco’s quarterbacks multiple times yet constrained starter O’Sullivan to bumble twice, and 6-foot-5, 272-pound cautious end Patrick Kerney got one of the bungles and ran 50 yards, laying out up a second field objective in the first quarter.

Seattle’s missing protection prior in the season displayed in J. T. O’Sullivan’s backfield, coming down on O’Sullivan that new 49er mentor Mike Singletary yanked him for Shaun Hill. It didn’t appear to issue since Seattle left San Francisco on top this time.

The Seahawks, presently 2-5 on the year, are tied for second spot in the National Conference’s frail West Division with the St. Louis Rams. The Arizona Cardinals are driving the division with a 4-3 imprint.

Copyright © 2008 Ed Bagley

Peruse my other nitty gritty, learned, fascinating articles on Seattle Seahawk football, including:

“Does Seattle Have Too Many Stars and Not Enough Football Players?”

“Seattle’s Only Hope For Sports Success Is Now Hiding in a Dumper Somewhere”

“Will Seahawks’ Woeful 0-2 Start Leave Them Out of the Chase For the Super Bowl Title?

“Seattle Seahawks’ Opener in Buffalo Proves an Awful Study in Ineptitude”

“Here Come the Seahawks: Stumbling and Bumbling into Holmgren’s Last Year”

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