Good afternoon, 12s.
Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Monday, Dec. 28 - about your Seahawks (9-6) one day after the team's 23-17 loss to the NFC West rival St. Louis Rams (7-8) at Seattle's CenturyLink Field:
The Local News
Here at Seahawks.com, digital media reporter John Boyle shares five key takeaways from Sunday's game that Seattle head coach Pete Carroll called "a day you want to forget." Boyle also breaks down the playoff scenarios in front of the Seahawks heading into the final week of the regular season.
Here's a few postgame injury updates from Pete Carroll on tight ends Luke Willson and Cooper Helfet, wide receiver Tyler Lockett, defensive end Cassius Marsh, and running back Marshawn Lynch.
Wide receiver Doug Baldwin set a Seahawks franchise record yesterday for most receiving touchdowns in a single season (14).
Bob Condotta at the Seattle Times grades the performance of the Seahawks' offense, defense, and special teams and analyzes Seahawks individual grades for Week 16 as doled out by ProFootballFocus.com.
Matt Calkins at the Seattle Times says the Seahawks need running back Marshawn Lynch back to help rejuvenate the run game.
Dave Boling at the Tacoma News Tribune points out that the Seahawks lost two of their final four games to close the 2013 regular season, when they finished as Super Bowl champions.
Brady Henderson at 710Sports.com outlines the struggles Seattle's offensive line faced against St. Louis.
Nick Patterson at the Everett Herald says the Seattle offense took a step back in Sunday's defeat.
And as ugly as yesterday's loss might have been for the Seahawks, Stephen Cohen at SeattlePI.com says it might not have mattered.
The National Buzz
Sheil Kapadia at ESPN.com identities which Seahawks players' stock is up and down after Sunday's game and takes a look at what can stop the Seahawks in the playoffs.
Greg Bishop at SI.com says it was a rough day for the Seahawks and a few other teams tabbed as Super Bowl contenders.
John Breech at CBSSports.com grades out the Seahawks' Week 16 performance.
And Chris Wesseling at NFL.com shares six things you need to know from Sunday's Seahawks-Rams game.
Tweet Of The Day
Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from the Baltimore Ravens, who sympathize with Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril after the unnecessarily rough hit he took on Sunday from St. Louis Rams punter Johnny Hekker.
From The Coach
From The Players
More From Around The Web
Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls made a young girl's Christmas wish come true.
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The last home game of the regular season ended with a 23-17 loss as the visiting Rams earned their first victory at CenturyLink Field since 2004.