It was certain to be a good day for Russell Wilson at Lumen Field.A Super Bowl-winning quarterback's 10-year reunion with the only team he'd ever known had to end dramatically.
How could it not for Pete Carroll and the boisterous Seattle audience who had watched Wilson pull off such late-game miracles over the course of 157 starts.
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Many fans in the stadium, regardless of their sideline or jersey colour or allegiance, must have thought Wilson was going to author another storybook ending.
Instead of giving Wilson and the offence a last-ditch chance to convert on fourth down with 20 seconds remaining, new Denver head coach Nathaniel Hackett .
When asked about his range by the coaching staff before kickoff, McManus said it went to the 46-yard line on the left hash.