St. Louis upset Seahawks back on October 9, but the defending Super Bowl champs have won eight of nine since and are now tied with the best record in the NFC.
Here are five interesting moments in sports you may have missed this week.
These top athletes – one in each of the four main professional sports leagues, (plus two runners-up in each category) are the players that keep things interesting.
Will Marshawn Lynch be in full “beast mode” when Seattle takes the field at the Edward Jones Dome?
After playing on ESPN’s Monday Night Football, and suffering a stinging 31-17 loss to the rival San Francisco 49ers, and with one less day to get ready for Sunday’s visit by the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks, nearly every member of the St. Louis Rams roster made his way in to the Rams Park training facility for either some type of injury treatment, film study, or perhaps even to get an early look at the gameplan for the coming week.
Fantasy football players are also ready to go all-in on Thursday night. Finding favorable matchups in the first game on the schedule each week gives a player a big edge going into Sunday.
Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.
When you win the Super Bowl, there isn’t much to complain about as far as overall team performance is concerned. But here is a look back at what the Seahawks excelled at and aspects of their game that they will need to tighten up next season.
With Seattle having just a handful of players listed on the injury report and with Denver in the double digits, things are looking good for the ‘Hawks.
With a day known for for it’s outlandish stunts, both by the media and the players, it was the small amount of answers by Lynch that made the headlines.