5 things we learned in Seahawks critical win over Eagles

Carson Wentz, Doug Pederson falter in Eagles' loss to Seahawks | The No Huddle Show (PODCAST)

Carson Wentz, Doug Pederson falter in Eagles' loss to Seahawks | The No Huddle Show (PODCAST)

Pederson failed to challenge a questionable lateral by Wilson that led to Seattle's final touchdown.

The Seahawks, now 8-4 on the season, hit the road next week to face the Jaguars in Jacksonville.

Wilson, arguably the league's most versatile quarterback, worked his magic during a drive that ended with a 15-yard scoring pass to running back J.D. McKissic that gave the Seahawks a 24-10 lead with 7 minutes, 29 seconds left in regulation.

But they'll remember this defeat more for their litany of mistakes against the underdog Seahawks and some controversial officiating that could have altered the outcome. On a third and long, the three-time Pro Bowler vacated the pocket and before being tackled short of the sticks, lateraled to running back Mike Davis from almost ten yards down the field. His most artful play didn't show up in his stats.

Carson Wentz nearly scored to level up the Eagles' score against the Seahawks.

Carson Wentz didn't find a rhythm until the second half.

The Eagles are 10-2, but a 10-2 filled some questions as to whether they're good enough to play deep into January, since it's beyond just winning the NFC East. Prior to that drive Philadelphia's best shot at a touchdown came in the third quarter but Wentz fumbled near the goal line and Seattle recovered in the end zone.

He burst up the middle on a keeper from the 6-yard line, but the ball popped loose just before he hit the ground at the 1-yard line. He again looked like somebody who's going to be in the MVP conversation at the end of the season, improvising masterfully - heck, unbelievably at times - in completing 20 of 31 passes for 227 yards and three touchdowns, and rushing for another 31 yards. It trickled out of the back for a touchback. Schwartz dialed up a blitz on a third-and-10 play but no one got to Wilson.

Doug Baldwin also caught a 47-yard bomb from Wilson who was under pressure, setting up a third-quarter touchdown. They also fell behind Kansas City by 14 during a 27-20 loss on September 17.

Seattle's receiving corps also had one of its best nights of the season with nary a drop and it constantly beat the Eagles in man coverage. They also fell behind Washington 3-0 on October 23 before rallying for a 34-24 victory.

Seattle grabbed a 3-0 lead on its opening possession.

A holding call on Alshon Jeffery went a long way toward taking four points off the board, coming as it did at the tail end of an 11-yard run by LeGarrette Blount that would have given the Eagles a first down near the Seahawks goal line (instead, they ended up backed up on the 14).

Wentz was 20 of 32 for 303 yards in the second half, and he threw a gorgeous touchdown pass to Agholor, but the turnover early in the third quarter was crushing, and a late-game interception on a heave into the end zone typified the disappointing night. Wilson connected with Davis for a 23-yard gain earlier in the drive and the Seahawks also capitalized on a questionable, 19-yard, pass interference penalty on Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby.

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