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Seahawks on tape: The Irv Smith Jr. Red 2 blitz breakdown

Irv Smith Jr. was left wide open by the Seattle Seahawks for a three yard touchdown catch last Sunday. Pete Carroll commented on the play in his Wednesday press conference: “Yeah, we screwed it up, we made a mistake,” the head coach said. But what exactly did Seattle screw up and what mistake was made? This Seahawks on tape will answer those questions.

The preseason is full of learning pains. As rookies and newcomers get used to a new scheme, they face the additional challenge of playing with new teammates. Unfamiliar Xs and Os, plus miscommunication, was how Smith was left so wide open for his three yard touchdown catch.