Over at Field Gulls, SB Nation's Seahawks blog, Jacson Bevens called the game a, "a phenomenal defensive effort that masks a litany of offensive shortcomings."
Despite better offensive statistics than in previous weeks, Bevens noted the Seattle offense continued to struggle to complete drives. Russell Wilson threw a pick-six which resulted in Carolina's only touchdown of the game. Bevens called the interception Wilson's "worst play of the season."
While the offense might have left a little bit to be desired, the Seahawk defense was stout once again. Seattle allowed just three points defensively and preserved the win with a goalline stand and a forced fumble on the final possession. As has been the case all season for Seattle, Sunday's game was a strong defensive performance with the offense just trying to do enough. Or as Bevens summarized it:
There's a lot of work that needs to be done by the 'Hawks offense to maximize their drives, but the story of this game was the defense, which was suffocating and spectacular -- like being choking to death in a tiny room filled with lit fireworks.