Good afternoon, 12s.
Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Monday, Dec. 14 - about your Seattle Seahawks (8-5) one day after the team's 35-6 road win over the Baltimore Ravens (4-9).
The Local Press
Here at Seahawks.com, digital media reporter John Boyle shares five takeaways from Sunday's win that saw Seattle continue to play dominant football in capturing its fourth straight win. Boyle also has the latest on the season-ending ankle injury to rookie running back Thomas Rawls.
Quarterback Russell Wilson continued his historic level of play in Sunday's win, thanks in large part to Seattle's improvement on the offensive line. Against the Ravens, Wilson completed 23-of-32 passes for 292 yards, five touchdowns, and a 139.6 quarterback rating.
Matt Calkins at the Seattle Times explains why there's reason to believe the Seahawks can overcome the loss of Thomas Rawls.
Jayson Jenks at the Seattle Times highlights the recent Pro Bowl level of play from wide receiver Doug Baldwin, who caught three touchdowns in Sunday's win. Jenks also shares three observations from Seattle's victory.
Bob Condotta at the Seattle Times grades the play of Seattle's offense, defense, and special teams at Baltimore.
Dave Boling at the Tacoma News Tribune says wideout Doug Baldwin has been a key player in Russell Wilson's recent surge. Boling also touts the play of Seattle's offensive line, which did not give up a single sack against the Ravens.
Nick Patterson at the Everett Herald doles out marks for the Seahawks' latest performance.
Art Thiel at SportsPressNW.com comments on how the Seahawks were able to overcome another injury on offense.
Eric Mandel at 710Sports.com recaps a postgame conversation with Kelcie McCray, who stepped in at strong safety for the injured Kam Chancellor against the Ravens.
The National Buzz
Peter King at TheMMQB.com names Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and wide receiver Doug Baldwin two of his four offensive players of the week in his Monday Morning Quarterback column.
Marc Sessler at NFL.com identifies five things you need to know from Sunday's Seahawks win, the team's sixth win in seven games.
Frank Schwab at FOXSports.com names Russell Wilson and Doug Baldwin two of his winners from Week 14.
Don Banks at SI.com thinks Russell Wilson belongs in the conversation for NFL MVP, even though his run of success didn't start until Week 11.
Bill Barnwell at ESPN.com says Russell Wilson won't win MVP, but states no one is playing better than the Seahawks quarterback right now.
Sheil Kapadia at ESPN.com says Russell Wilson has the Seahawks looking like a contender again.
ESPN Stats & Information wonders if Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson and Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton are in position to dominate the NFC the way Tom Brady and Peyton Manning dominated the AFC.
From The Coach
From The Players
Tweet Of The Day
Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from us - @Seahawks, as we share a behind-the-scenes photo of head coach Pete Carroll addressing the team after Sunday's win.
More From Around The Web
Jayson Jenks at the Seattle Times shares reaction from Richard Sherman on rapper Waka Flocka Flame recently being mistaken for the Seahawks cornerback at Sea-Tac Airport.
And Eric Mandel at 710Sports.com recaps a recent radio conversation with Cooper Helfet, who explains the wacky fine system employed by the Seahawks' tight end group.
Seahawks scored 29 or more points for the fourth-straight week, keeping the Ravens out of the endzone in a 35-6 win in Week 14.
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