The Seahawks wrapped up their final preseason game Thursday night, coasting to a 31-21 victory against the Raiders to pull to an even 2-2 mark in exhibition play. But as soon as the clock struck double zeros, the slate was wiped clean, with stats, scores and records thrown out the window.
Regardless, the Seahawks’ preseason finale was telling in its own right. Rookies Tyler Lockett and Frank Clark continued to shine, capping a near perfect debut for both promising youngsters. Meanwhile, other Seahawk hopefuls battled their hearts out, all vying for a coveted spot among the team’s 53-man final roster. Among the standouts was Kasen Williams, the former Husky receiver and fan favorite, who made his case with an impressive touchdown grab in the third quarter.
Here is what media members and fans had to say about the game, and about the impending roster decisions: