Good afternoon, 12s.
Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Monday, Dec. 7 - about your Seattle Seahawks (7-5), one day after the team's 38-7 road win over the Minnesota Vikings (8-4).
The Local Take
Here at Seahawks.com, digital media reporter John Boyle shares five key takeaways from Sunday's Seahawks win that might have been the best Seattle has played all season.
Russell Wilson was "unbelievable" against the Vikings, going 21-of-27 for 274 yards, three touchdowns, and a 146.0 quarterback rating, also adding 51 yards on the ground and his first rushing touchdown of the year.
Bob Condotta at the Seattle Times grades the performance of Seattle's offense, defense, and special teams and says the Seahawks made a statement with Sunday's win.
Larry Stone at the Seattle Times says head coach Pete Carroll deserves credit for the Seahawks' turnaround.
Matt Calkins at the Seattle Times says the Seahawks' win over the Vikings was a scary sight for the rest of the League.
Jayson Jenks at the Seattle Times shares three observations from Sunday's Seahawks win that featured strong play from defensive lineman Frank Clark.
Gregg Bell at the Tacoma News Tribune says wide receiver Doug Baldwin is enjoying the best stretch of offense in his Seahawks career, hauling in five touchdowns the past two games.
710 ESPN Seattle's Brock Huard comments on the consistency of rookie running back Thomas Rawls.
And Brady Henderson at 710Sports.com rounds up several statistical notes from the Seahawks' 38-7 win.
The National Buzz
Ian O'Connor at ESPN.com says Seattle left Minnesota on Sunday as one of the most dangerous 7-5 teams the NFL has ever seen.
Michael Silver at NFL.com says Sunday's game represented a return to form for the Seahawks.
Tom Pelissero at USA Today says the Seahawks look like a contender again with the way Russell Wilson is playing.
Don Banks at SI.com leads his Week 13 look around the NFL with Sunday's Seahawks win over the Vikings.
Peter King at TheMMQB.com names Russell Wilson one of his Offensive Players of the Week in his Monday Morning Quarterback column recapping the week that was in the NFL.
Frank Schwab at Yahoo! Sports says Russell Wilson is earning the contract extension he signed this past offseason.
Eric Edholm at Yahoo! Sports says the Seahawks look like the NFL's most dangerous wild-card team.
Rob Rang at Scout.com highlights the standout play from three of Seattle's rookies - Frank Clark, Tyler Lockett, and Thomas Rawls - that has come at a time when most first-year players hit a "rookie wall."
And ProFootballFocus.com shares the top performers from Seattle's win at Minnesota.
From The Coach
From The Players
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