The Seahawks hit a beautiful play against the Panthers.
This Russell Wilson flea flicker to Ricardo Lockette was fun fun fun fun fun fun fun:
This play is ridiculous for two reasons. We see flea flickers from time to time, but the design of this one is nifty. Normally a flea flicker features a running back faking a dive up the gut, then tossing it straight back to the QB. On this play, Lynch looks like he’s running a toss play to one side, then tosses it back to Russell Wilson on the other side.
That tweak makes the play a bit harder to execute — the toss from the RB to the QB has to be backwards, and the toss play starts several yards in the backfield — but it makes it more believable. It’s acutlaly not the first time they’ve run this play — it worked for a Jermaine Kearse TD in 2013.
The other reason this play is ridiculous: THAT CATCH BY RICARDO LOCKETTE.
Ricardo Lockette hit the Y button. pic.twitter.com/gtXculm9WF
— Steve Noah (@Steve_OS) October 18, 2015
Up and over Carolina safety Kurt Coleman, who now has to leave the stadium.
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