Shadow cuts across CenturyLink Field.
It's the home opener of the 2011 season and the Seahawks are down four in the third quarter. A grinding drive of many small gains is alive after a toe-tap reception by Sidney Rice. It's first and ten at the Seattle 11. Tarvaris Jackson huddles together his teammates and details a play he will not run.
Jackson looks him off, looks back to Rice, and begins to run.
Finding a seam Jackson drives up field.
That opening closes in a flash. Jackson cuts inside into the teeth of Arizona's defense.
He runs through an arm tackle.
Using the momentum of the defender's tackle attempt he cuts upfield. He's perilously close to falling.
Crushing blows close from both sides.
He's struck short but spins through contact into the end zone for the score.
The Seahawks take the lead.
May you forever find daylight, Tarvaris D'Andre Jackson.