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Heaps: How Seahawks spent their time setting up David Moore’s 60-yard TD

Dec 5, 2019, 12:36 PM

The Seahawks had a lot of big plays on offense in their Monday night win over the Minnesota Vikings, as evidenced by the 37 points they put on the scoreboard. Still, it’s easy to point out Seattle’s biggest offensive play in the Week 13 victory.

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Wide receiver David Moore used his speed to get behind the Vikings’ secondary and haul in a long bomb from quarterback Russell Wilson, resulting in a 60-yard touchdown catch that at the time very much looked like a back-breaker for Minnesota’s chances, putting the Seahawks ahead 27-17 with five seconds left in the third quarter.

As you might expect, former Seahawks quarterback and current Tom, Jake and Stacy host Jake Heaps was eager to examine Moore’s touchdown in his latest video breakdown for 710Sports.com – but for a reason you might not expect. That’s because there was much more that went into the big pass than the play itself.

The Seahawks mainly rode a strong run game to the win over Minnesota, and as Heaps shows in this video, they spent the entire game to that point setting up a chance to get Moore open downfield for a Wilson pass.

Check out the video embedded in this post, and listen to the Seahawks’ upcoming game on 710 ESPN Seattle and KIRO Radio 97.3 FM against the Los Angeles Rams at 5:20 p.m. Sunday. Coverage begins at 2 p.m. Sunday with the pregame show.

For more video breakdowns from this Seahawks season, click any of the links below.

Week 13

Wyman: What went wrong and right for Seahawks secondary vs Minnesota

Week 12

Wyman: Why Quandre Diggs is already important part of Seahawks’ defense

Bye week

Wyman: Seahawks’ defense has found its recipe for success
Heaps: Why you should want Russell Wilson to win the MVP award

Week 10

Heaps: The keys to new WR Josh Gordon’s 2 critical catches
Wyman: A 3rd DL deserves credit for Reed strip sack, Clowney TD

Week 9

• Wyman: Are Seattle’s problems against the pass fixable?

Week 8

• Heaps: What was so impressive about DK Metcalf’s 2 TDs
• Wyman: How LB Mychal Kendricks made right read on INT

Week 7

• Heaps: How Lamar Jackson beat Seattle time and again on 3rd down
• Wyman: Why Ravens scored on Hawks with 4th down TD run

Week 6

• Heaps: Why Tyler Lockett is so valuable when Russell Wilson scrambles
• Wyman: Don’t point the finger on Hawks giving up 2 straight big plays

Week 5

• Wyman: Seahawks can get run game going with this technique
• Heaps: Why DK Metcalf and Will Dissly are feasting in Seattle’s offense
• Wyman: 4 plays the Hawks won by inches to defeat the Rams

Week 4

• Heaps: What Hawks did vs Cards that could lead to more success

Week 3

• Wyman: Linebacker K.J. Wright is ‘having his best year’
• Heaps: Why Will Dissly has emerged as valuable offensive weapon

Week 2

• Wyman: Russell Wilson’s historic game and perfect pass to Metcalf
• Heaps: How Russell Wilson read Steelers’ defense so well in 28-26 win

Week 1

• Heaps: How Tyler Lockett got so open for go-ahead TD
• Wyman: Hawks already trying new things with Jadeveon Clowney

Follow 710 ESPN Seattle’s Jake Heaps on Twitter.

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