Seahawks at Houston: A Texas Sized Defeat.

The Seahawks rode a two-game winning streak to Houston, where they would face the Texans at Reliant Stadium.

Soon after the team buses arrived at Reliant Stadium, center Chris Spencer began to get loose on a stationary bike in a lone hallway in the visitor’s locker room.

Safety Deon Grant taped up his hands before heading out to the field.

Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck threw warmup passes long before fans filled the stands.

Head coach Jim Mora greeted his players as they returned to the locker room for their final preparations before kickoff.

Rookie Deon Butler trotted onto the grass as the Seahawks were introduced.

Seattle’s Marcus Trufant grabbed ahold of the leg of Houston’s Andre Johnson, as Deon Grant closed in to help.

Nick Reed tackled Houston running back Ryan Moats as cornerback Josh Wilson lurked.

Defensive coordinator Gus Bradley instructed his players on the sidelines during the second quarter.

Tight end John Carlson was upended on this reception, but scored Seattle’s only touchdown in the second quarter.

Seattle’s Josh Wilson tackled Houston’s Jacoby Jones in midair.

Patrick Kerney grimaces as he tries to get to Houston quarterback Matt Schaub.

Defensive lineman Craig Terrill deflected a field goal attempt by Houston’s Kris Brown.

Nate Burleson found running room on a punt return during the second half.

Linebacker David Hawthorne brough down Houston’s Andre Johnson by the pads and jersey.

Cornerback Marcus Trufant intercepted a pass in the second half in front of Houston’s Andre Johnson.

Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck and members of the offense sat on the sidelines during the fourth quarter.


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