In a Facebook post Monday night, Delisa Lynch ripped into the team’s Super Bowl-winning offensive play-caller.
Well, this certainly won’t dampen the debate about the Seahawks’ final offensive play call in Sunday’s 34-31 overtime loss at St. Louis.
Among those chiming in with some thoughts about it all is Marshawn Lynch’s mother, Delisa, who on a Facebook post Monday night took to task media members who had compared it with the Seahawks’ final offensive play of the Super Bowl.
Lynch infamously was not handed the ball at the end of the Super Bowl with a Russell Wilson pass instead intercepted at the goal line by Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler.
On Sunday, Lynch was stopped for a 1-yard loss on a fourth-and-one play, which ended the game.
In the post, Delisa Lynch referred to Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell as “the worst play caller ever” and that he made the call only to justify not handing the ball to Lynch in the Super Bowl.
She also wrote that Bevell “should have been fired” and that the “Seahawks staff loves that play caller more than a win.”
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said on Monday that the play was a zone-read option in which quarterback Russell Wilson can keep the ball or hand to Lynch.
“They won the line of scrimmage on that play and did a nice job attacking us,’’ Carroll said Monday. “We just weren’t able to get the crease that we needed. It’s a good play for us, a good concept for us that has been really successful for us for a long time, so we went with a real base thought, and they just played it better than we did.’’