Volsunghawk you posts are timely and bring the reality of this negativity about the run game into focus. The Hawks are simply not giving up the splash plays except in a few rare cases while generally keeping the ball in front of them. i can live with the run numbers but would like to see an improvement in the D's 3rd down allowed conversion %. The D is playing well and is taking the ball away at a higher rate than earlier as well.
Until we develop a pass rush that will cause opposing teams to be forced to scheme to defend it we will never be able to completely take the final step. That was done and the final step was taken.
Super Bowl XLVIII Champions at last after 38 seasons.
What a special magical year!