SANTA CLARA, Calif. — After about the absolute worst beginning for the Seahawks — a two-play 49ers score drive on their most memorable ownership of the game — Drew Lock took the field with Seattle’s offense to make his initial beginning since joining the group the year before.
Furthermore, in his initial beginning since he was in Denver two seasons prior, confronting one of the NFL’s best protections out and about, Lock tranquilly drove Seattle’s offense down the field, finishing five of six passes, including a 31-yard score pass to DK Metcalf, permitting the Seahawks to match the 49ers opening score.
Eventually the 49ers had the option to pull away for a 28-16 triumph that was keyed by large plays by their offense, yet Lock made a lot of huge tosses of his all own the Seahawks in the game, and he showed his mentors and partners that he could play very much offered a chance.
“I figured he worked effectively, right all along,” Seahawks mentor Pete Carroll said. “The initial drive was delightful. That is a great sign for Drew. It wasn’t excessively enormous for him in any capacity. He wasn’t excessively apprehensive, he wasn’t unsteady in any way, he came directly down the field and tossed an extraordinary ball to DK to get us in the end zone. All through, his quiet uninvolved, his capacity to impart what was happening, how to change, the things that were coming up in the following grouping, the following series, .
Said Tyler Lockett, who drove the Seahawks with six gets for 89 yards, “I thought Drew played perfect, man. He put us in an opportunity to have the option to win, first drive, went down and scored, genuine bigtime for us. I figure he did all that the mentors believed him should do from there, the sky is the limit. I’m really pleased with him for having the option to come through, getting this open door and playing at an undeniable level.”
Lock finished 22 of 31 passes for 269 yards and two scores, yet he was caught two times, when on a profound shot to Metcalf down the left sideline that he said he left excessively far inside, permitting a wellbeing to make a play on it, and when late when 49ers protective end Pursue Youthful hit Lock’s arm as he attempted to send off a profound pass to Metcalf on fourth-and-long.
And keeping in mind that Lock would have wanted to have had those turnovers back and to have driven Seattle to a success, he was as yet ready to partake in the experience of beginning his first game in quite a while.
“Clearly the turnovers, we can’t have them,” he said. “I passed on that ball inside on the long ball to DK, put that to the sideline, let him run under it, it very well may be a major play for us. The final remaining one, what will be will be. However, I assumed I utilized my legs well, got the ball to many folks today, spread it around, made the huge plays.