Titans take lead as things get weird in Seattle

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Seahawks kicker Steven Hauschka has complicated things before with in-game injuries.

But today’s might have taken the cake.

Hauschka was being evaluated for a concussion after an attempted tackle on a kickoff, leaving him unavailable for a field goal attempt to end the half.

So with regular holder Jon Ryan (the punter) forced to kick, Seahawks safety Chris Maragos was forced into duty as the holder. The snap got away from him, and when he tried to get up and do something (pass maybe, it was unathletic enough to be hard to tell), Titans cornerback Jason McCourty knocked the ball away and returned it 88 yards for a touchdown and a 10-7 lead.

The end of the half was a mess for a number of reasons, as game officials had a hard time spotting the ball, which might have kept the Seahawks from taking a shot at the end zone.

If the Seahawks are going to come back from a 10-7 deficit, they better score touchdowns (plural), because their kicking game can’t be trusted at the moment.