Category Archives: Week 15: At L.A. Rams

Still in Wilson’s head, Rams end Seahawks’ season again

For the second straight year, the Rams – Russell Wilson’s forever nemesis – ended Seattle’s season.

Yeah, there are three games left, but the Seahawks have been hanging by a thread ever since their unconscionable 3-8 start. We actually called it after they got that eighth loss at Washington.

Every game has been a playoff game for the past three weeks, and the Rams were the ones to knock them out, just like they did in the real playoffs last season.

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Forfeit was not an option; postponement does not hurt Hawks

Some players and fans are crying foul over the NFL’s decision to bump Seattle’s game to Tuesday as the Rams deal with a major COVID-19 outbreak.

The same is happening among the Raiders and Eagles, who had their games against COVID-riddled Cleveland and Washington postponed as well.

Is it inconvenient? A little. Is it worth crying about? Definitely not.

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Still alive, Hawks face biggest test next

A win over one of the NFL’s worst teams proved nothing about the Seahawks, though it did keep them vaguely in the tightly knotted race for the seventh playoff spot.

Russell Wilson played as well as he had since perhaps early last season, Rashaad Penny (137 yards, two TDs) had the best game of his career and the Hawks turned a close contest into a 33-13 blowout with 14 points in the fourth quarter.

Now comes the real test. Wilson almost always struggles against the Rams – e.g., he led Seattle to just one touchdown in three quarters before he was injured earlier this season. But he is going to have to play like he did in Houston if he is going to help keep Seattle’s hopes alive.

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