On Monday Night Football, the Seahawks edged the Broncos 17-16 after Denver's rookie Head Coach Nathanial Hackett opted for a 64-yard field goal attempt with 1:11 to play, rather than let QB Russell Wilson try to pick up a first down on 4th&5. 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe breakdown just how bad of a call this was for the first time head coach.
Brady Quinn: "To me, it was an indictment on Nathaniel Hackett and the lack of preparation. And it was actually even worse though, for as much as Russell has played, that he let that happen. At some point in your career when you take it in your own hands, which he has, which is why he's in Denver, you gotta be the one to sit out there and go, 'Timeout! What the hell are you doing? Why are you trying to waste 30 seconds on the clock?'
It seemed like it was more of Nathaniel Hackett and that staff not knowing what the hell they were trying to do. Call timeout and talk about it. It wasn't that complicated. They made a very, very simple scenario look so complicated, it made me question everything and what this season is gonna be for the Denver Broncos."