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Seattle's pass-first approach likely a sign of things to come

With RB Shaun Alexander ailing, the Seahawks adopted a pass-first mentality on Monday night. Look for the approach to stick, writes John Clayton.

Originally Published: November 13, 2007
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

SEATTLE -- Old-timers must be cringing as they watch a remarkable conversion of offensive strategy in the NFC. Lovers of the Vince Lombardi power sweeps and Woody Hayes' three yards-and-a-cloud-of-dust style must feel abandoned.

The Seahawks (5-4) officially joined the growing field of finesse teams Monday night. Tired of waiting for Shaun Alexander to get healthy or run more aggressively, Seattle head coach Mike Holmgren switched to a pass-laden offense Monday night. ...

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