Stop me if you’ve heard this before: “Seahawks win in controversial ending on Monday Night Football at home.”
Sure, it might not have been pretty — especially on the offensive line, where the Seahawks allowed six sacks resulting in two lost fumbles — but in the end, they got the win.
That was the sentiment echoed on Twitter after yet another Seattle nailbiter. One tweet from 710 ESPN’s Brock Huard summed it up best: “Winners win in the end.”
That might not have been true, had it not been for Kam Chancellor, who came up with the biggest play of the night — punching the ball out of Calvin Johnson’s grasp to prevent the Lions’ touchdown and secure the win for Seattle.
But while the play itself was the decisive moment, the call became the most important point of conversation following the game. K.J. Wright bumped the ball out of the end zone after Chancellor forced the fumble, which apparently should have been called a penalty. No such penalty was called, and thus, the Seahawks escape another controversial ending on Monday Night Football.
Here’s what fans and media members had to say about the big play and the state of the Seahawks, who move to 2-2 on the season: