In an eventful match against the New York Giants, Geno Smith of the Seattle Seahawks displayed remarkable resilience. After sustaining a knee injury in the second quarter due to a tackle by Giants linebacker Isaiah Simmons, Smith left the field limping and Seattle called a timeout. Despite the setback, Smith’s determination shone through as he paced the sideline during the defense’s play, later checking into the medical tent for evaluation.
During Smith’s absence, Drew Lock took charge, guiding the offense downfield with a remarkable 51-yard catch-and-run connection with tight end Noah Fant, leading to a touchdown. Meanwhile, Smith was escorted to the locker room on a golf cart.
Upon his return to the game, Smith exhibited impressive skill, finishing with 110 yards and a touchdown. He completed 13-of-20 passes, effectively securing the Seahawks’ second-half lead.
Post-game, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll criticized Simmons’ tackle as “dangerous,” emphasizing the potential risks involved. Carroll described Smith’s injury as a twisted knee, expressing concern about soreness in the upcoming days. Despite the challenges, Smith remains positive about his recovery, displaying a determined spirit on the field.