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Monday Round-Up: Reaction to the Seahawks 23-0 win over the New York Giants
Good morning, 12th Man.
Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Monday, December 16 - about your Seattle Seahawks after yesterday's 23-0 road shutout of the New York Giants.
Terry Blount of ESPN.com has his rapid reaction from Sunday's shutout, reviews four hot issues for the Seahawks in Week 15, and says the Seahawks defense could lead a return trip to MetLife Stadium come February.
ESPN.com has updated playoff scenarios for Week 16, noting the Seahawks can clinch the NFC West and home-field advantage with a win or a San Francisco 49ers loss.
Darren Rovell of ESPN.com has an interesting story on a local car dealership that's on the hook for a lot of cash after running a promotion that if the Seahawks shut out the Giants, 12 people would split $420,000 equally.
Sunday's games marked the highest scoring day in NFL history, as the 763 total points scored topped the previous record of 759 set on January 1, 2012.
Will Brinson of CBSSports.com gives the Seahawks an A- grade for their dominant road win at MetLife Stadium.
Pat Kirwan of CBSSports.com wonders if any team has an answer for the playoff-bound Seahawks.
Jarrett Bell of USA Today notes the Seahawks remain business-like after yesterday's win.
Jerry Brewer of the Seattle Times acknowledges the dominant defensive performance turned in by the Seahawks.
Jayson Jenks of the Seattle Times looks at how backup cornerback Byron Maxwell - who secured two picks of Giants quarterback Eli Manning - is seizing the moment in the absence of Brandon Browner (groin) and Walter Thurmond (suspension). Jenks also has a story on strong safety Kam Chancellor's under-the-radar type day.
Todd Dybas of the Tacoma News Tribune recaps Sunday's action.
Brady Henderson of 710Sports.com notes quarterback Russell Wilson now has more wins in his first two seasons (23) than any other quarterback in NFL history, breaking the record of 22 set by Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Wilson also threw his 50th touchdown pass of his career, joining Peyton Manning and Dan Marino as the only quarterbacks to toss 50 or more scores in their first two seasons.
Art Thiel of SportsPressNW.com has his recap of Sunday's shutout, noting the Seahawks secured a franchise-record sixth road win.
Steve Rudman of SportsPressNW.com says it didn't matter the Seahawks were not playing at their best offensively yesterday.
For a look around the rest of the League, Peter King of TheMMQB.com has his "Monday Morning Quarterback" column.
Here at Seahawks.com, team photographer Rod Mar has several snaps from Sunday's action.