Steven Hauschka's road to SB XLVIII

Kicker's championship journey included multiple teams, accidental name change

Originally Published: June 13, 2014
By Steve Wulf | ESPN.com

It speaks volumes about Pete Carroll that he listened. It says even more about Steven Hauschka that he spoke up.

With Seattle trailing 17-13 early in the fourth quarter of the NFC Championship Game and facing a fourth-and-7 from the 49ers' 35-yard line, the Seahawks coach was about to send Hauschka out to try a 53-yard field goal. The kicker would've been game under normal circumstances, but he saw from the flags on the uprights at Seattle's CenturyLink Field that the wind was now ...

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