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Wyman’s Football 101: Do Seahawks need to modernize on offense? 49ers didn’t

Since the Seahawks’ season came to a close, there’s been a lot of talk about the offense.

Some people, like former WSU and Seahawks wide receiver Michael Bumpus, want to see more up-to-date passing plays.

Others, like former UW and Seahawks quarterback Brock Huard, think the Seahawks will continue to look the same on offense in 2020.

But do you really need a more modern offense to succeed in the NFL?

In this week’s Football 101, former NFL linebacker and current Seahawks Radio Network color commentator Dave Wyman breaks down a particular play that showcased the San Francisco 49ers’ dominant running attack in the NFC Championship win over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. Keep in mind, the play is a run call on third-and-8.

For more videos like this from the 2019 season, click any of the links below.

Playoffs Week 2

What Wyman would change about defense on Davante Adams’ 1st TD
Heaps: What happened on Packers’ late 3rd-down conversions

Playoffs Week 1

Wyman: Defending Jadevon Clowney’s hit vs Eagles
Heaps: DK Metcalf’s breakout playoff game

Week 17

Wyman: What Seahawks lose with Mychal Kendricks’ injury
Heaps: Hawks WRs show reason for confidence in playoffs

Week 16

Wyman: Telling the story of Seattle’s defense this year

Week 15

Heaps: Tyler Lockett gets re-established in the offense
Wyman: LBs show their value in defending the pass

Week 14

Wyman: Breaking down Seahawks’ defensive struggles with the Rams
Heaps: Seahawks had 3 big missed opportunities on offense

Week 13

Heaps: How Hawks set up David Moore’s 60-yard TD
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

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