Good morning, 12s.
Here's a look at what's "out there" about the Seattle Seahawks following the team's 14-5 Week 12 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers:
What They're Saying: Buccaneers 14, Seahawks 5
Digital media reporter John Boyle shared his rapid reaction to the game, with thoughts on K.J. Wright, Russell Wilson and more.
Seattle's defense improved throughout Sunday's game after allowing two early touchdowns to the Buccaneers.
The Seahawks will get back to work to clean up the mistakes that cost them in Tampa.
Pete Carroll is optimistic that Earl Thomas, Michael Bennett and DeShawn Shead could return from their injuries next weekend.
Highlights of the game can be found here.
Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reviews the battle between Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans and Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman.
Peter King of The MMQB talked to Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston after the game:
"We were just talking about this game in the shower. We wish we could play it again right now. Just run it back, play it again. We played very tough. What I like about our team is we attack people. We respect Seattle a lot, but all week we were going to attack them. We came in expecting to make plays, not hoping to make plays.''
Gregg Bell and Dave Boling of The News Tribune offered their thoughts on why the Seahawks lost.
Stephen Cohen of SeattlePI adds his takeaways.
Seattle's performance in Tampa Bay is a reminder that they have work to do in the final weeks, writes ESPN's Sheil Kapadia.
Check out some actions photos from Week 12 vs Tampa Bay at Raymond James Stadium.