Speaking personally, I think an apology is in order to the Seattle Sounders. There were many around MLS who didn't believe that this Rapids side was capable of very special things.
I just suppose, ya know, with all the fine progress being made by this young team, under Coach of the Year contender Oscar Pareja, I expected more to be made before now.
Instead, many preferred to focus on the teams in New York, LA and - of course - the Supporters' Shield-chasing Sounders.
It's understandable, for those teams have the big names, and big names are sexy. So, it appears that the Rapids waited until a national television audience was watching to make their point.
Just sorry that you guys in Seattle happened to be the opponents. No hard feelings …