Monday Round-Up: Reaction to the Seahawks 23-0 win over the New York Giants

Posted Dec 16, 2013

A morning link round-up of what's "out there" about your Seattle Seahawks

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 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. 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 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.

Dan Hanzus of has five things we learned from Sunday's win over the Giants, saying cornerback Richard Sherman - who registered two interceptions of quarterback Eli Manning and assisted on a third - is right in the mix for NFL Defensive Player of the Year.

Will Brinson of gives the Seahawks an A- grade for their dominant road win at MetLife Stadium.

Pat Kirwan of 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.

Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times recaps Sunday's shutout with postgame reaction from free safety Earl Thomas and cornerback Richard Sherman.

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.

John Boyle of the Everett Herald has five takeaways from Sunday's win over the Giants, indicating Seattle's depth at cornerback is pretty impressive.

Todd Dybas of the Tacoma News Tribune recaps Sunday's action.

Danny O'Neil of reviews yesterday's victory and says Sunday's win inspires some Super dreams.

Brady Henderson of 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 has his recap of Sunday's shutout, noting the Seahawks secured a franchise-record sixth road win.

Steve Rudman of 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 has his "Monday Morning Quarterback" column.

Here at, team photographer Rod Mar has several snaps from Sunday's action.

And Digital Media Reporter Clare Farnsworth sums up Sunday's shutout and dubs the entire Seahawks defense deserving of player(s) of the game honors in his game at a glance column.

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