Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham
The New England Patriots might be circling the drain in Seattle.
The reigning AFC champs need a victory in a bad way, but they're trailing the Seattle Seahawks 14-3 in the second quarter and are experiencing defensive casualties along the way.
Bruschi left the field under his own power, but was moving slowly. He had been dealing with a knee injury that caused the Patriots to dial Seau's number.
All-everything nose tackle Vince Wilfork suffered a shoulder injury on Seattle's 13-play, 87-yard touchdown drive to start the game.