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Monday Round-Up: Players, Coaches, Local & National Media React To Seattle Seahawks 23-17 Loss vs St. Louis Rams

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


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, 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).

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 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 says it might not have mattered.

The National Buzz

Sheil Kapadia at 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.

John Breech at grades out the Seahawks' Week 16 performance.

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.

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