RENTON Sheldon Richardson spent much of his Seahawks debut dominating. Exactly as he expected.
Twice in two drives last weekend the former New York Jets Pro Bowl defensive tackle blew through Green Bay’s offensive line. That resulted in two holding penalties on the Packers. The first ruined Green Bay’s first drive after halftime–and Richardson still hit quarterback Aaron Rodgers while getting held.
On another Packers pass play Richardson spun back to chase down Rodgers from behind. He had both arms around the two-time NFL MVP’s legs, and was on his way to a sack until Rodgers chucked the ball away just before his legs touched the turf.
Did his Seahawks debut go the way he expected?
“No,” he said flatly. “We didn’t win.”
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