Seahawks' offense surging at right time

Over the last three games, the Seahawks have once again established themselves as an offensive force.

Updated: December 1, 2003, 4:35 PM ET
By By Darrell Trimble | NFL Insider
During the final six games of last season the Seattle Seahawks had the league's best offense and averaged 29 points a game. So after their offense started the first nine games of this season in an efficient but unremarkable way, coach Mike Holmgren vowed to loosen the reigns and unleash the fury.

Over the last three games, the Seahawks have lived up to Holmgren's declaration by tearing off yardage in chunks and again establishing themselves as an offensive force.

Starting with the Nov. 16 game against the Detroit Lions, the Seahawks have averaged 33.6 points per game, a dramatic increase over the 23.6 points per game they averaged in the previous nine contests. And they've done so with a passing game that is consistently making big plays.