Coffee and Cigarettes: Seahawks Links for Monday

SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 13: Quarterback Tarvaris Jackson #7 of the Seattle Seahawks acknowledges the fans while walking off the field after defeating the Baltimore Ravens 22-17 at CenturyLink Field on November 13, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Dude. The Seahawks totally won. 

17 Power, A Seattle Seahawks Blog: Seahawks out-raven Ravens, win shocker
I'm not a big dating expert, but one thing even I've heard is that its best to "just be yourself" when you go on a big date.  Well the Seahawks were themselves today in all their goofy, awkward glory, and still scored big.  They couldn't finish drives.  They had many "almost" touchdowns that weren't.  They were penalized.  Often. Oh man, so often that it almost certainly will vault them into the #1 spot in the league.  They moved the ball well, yet nearly had as many penalties as first downs.  

The Brewery | Seahawks start second half with sweet victory | Seattle Times Newspaper
The spoils of victory aren't what they used to be for the Seahawks. Still, even though they're playing mostly for pride and progress, the reward can be sweet. Sweet as a bag of Skittles.

Seahawks Blog | Game in Review: Seahawks 22, Ravens 17 | Seattle Times Newspaper
Players of the game Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch rushed 32 times for 109 yards. His only two 100-yard regular-season rushing games as a Seahawk have come the past two weeks. Seahawks kicker Steven Hauschka made five field goals, matching the franchise record shared by three other players. Baltimore tight end Ed Dickson caught 10 passes and scored Baltimore's only two touchdowns of the game.

Seahawks Blog | Marshawn marches on | Seattle Times Newspaper
"It wasn't me to be honest," Lynch said. "The goal for every game is to run the ball. That's pretty much why they wanted (Tom) Cable to come here. He just took his time with us, up front and the running backs. We go hand in hand to get that thing going and now it seems like we're understanding what it is he wants, and how the run game should look."

Seahawks victory comes with number of injuries - Blog - MyNorthwest.com
The Seahawks started the game on Sunday with the healthiest roster of the entire season, but the 22-17 victory over the Ravens cost the team a number of injuries.

Broncos follow trend to maximize Tebow's ability - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
Denver is the latest NFL team to bring collegiate offensive concepts to the pros to maximize personnel issues. - National Football League news

Wrap-up: Seahawks 22, Ravens 17 - NFC West Blog - ESPN
Thoughts on the Seattle Seahawks' 22-17 home victory against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 10:

Seahawks would own the 11th pick " Seahawks Draft Blog - After a 22-17 win over Baltimore this afternoon, the Seahawks would own the 11th overall pick in the draft if the season ended today. The top-16 can be viewed here courtesy of NE Patriots Draft.

The Brewery | Instant replay: A brief sketch of the Seahawks' victory over Baltimore | Seattle Times Newspaper - Why the Seahawks won: Seattle (3-6) wanted this game more than the Ravens, who suffered a letdown after an emotional victory over Pittsburgh last week. The Seahawks took it to Baltimore from the beginning, using Marshawn Lynch in the running and passing game and capitalizing on three Ravens turnovers. The defense and special teams were stellar, and the offense made plays when it needed to do so. Quarterback Tarvaris Jackson had an efficient first half (10 of 16 for 137 yards) on his way to a 217-yard performance. Steven Hauschka made all five of his field-goal attempts, which matched a franchise record.

Seahawks - Seattle's live and local sports station - Our man, Curtis Crabtree, will have more from the Seahawks locker room, including sound from Pete Carroll and the players, but here is a quick post on the game. The Seahawks improved 3-6 and 2-2 at home as they held on to beat Baltimore, 22-17. Three things stood out in this game:

Seahawks stun Ravens | HeraldNet.com - Sports - Hauschka kicks five field goals as Seattle beats Baltimore 22-17

Lynch a beast again; Seahawks stun Ravens 22-17 | Seattle Seahawks - After a 2-6 mark in the season’s first half, the Seahawks opened the second half with a big upset over the Baltimore Ravens behind Marshawn Lynch’s inspired running.

Baltimore flops again, this time 22-17 to Seattle - Seahawks News - MyNorthwest.com - Marshawn Lynch caught the pass and was a few yards short of a critical Seattle first down late in Sunday's game against the Ravens. The only guys standing between Lynch and the line were Ray Lewis and Jarret Johnson.

Final: Seahawks 22, Ravens 17 | Seahawks Insider - I don’t think anyone saw this coming. Coming into this contest the Baltimore Ravens were the team with the dominant defense who forced turnovers, but the Seattle Seahawks turned the tables in a surprising, 22-17 win at CenturyLink Field

Carroll: "A very special win" | Seahawks Insider - As you can imagine, the Seattle Seahawks were all smiles after a big win over one of the best teams in the league in Baltimore, a game few gave Seattle a chance of winning. "I can give you 53 guys who thought we were going to win," Seattle fullback Michael Robinson said. "That’s the way it is. You’re always going to have doubters and things like that, but it feels good to finally prove some of them wrong."

Seahawks settle for Hauschka’s record-tying five FGs | Seattle Seahawks & NFL News - seattlepi.com - Steven Hauschka would prefer they’d been extra points instead of field goals. But the fact remains that the Seahawks kicker was essential to their 22-17 win over Baltimore on Sunday, tying a single-game franchise record with five made field goals.

Great or terrible win? Depends on who you ask - Blog - MyNorthwest.com - The Seahawks just did the impossible. They beat an excellent Ravens team that was heavily favored and was coming off an impressive win in Pittsburgh. So why am I so conflicted?

Say what? Players, coaches react to Seahawks 22-17 win over Ravens | Seattle Seahawks & NFL News - seattlepi.com - Coach Pete Carroll (On his team’s penalty problems) "We had seven penalties in the fourth quarter or something like that. I can’t tell you we can stop it yet, because I can’t tell you how fast we can grow up. I don’t know how fast we can grow up. It is about making decisions and choices and stuff like that. We’re trying really hard, but lining up offsides a couple times, that’s a crazy penalty to give up. But, we don’t have this corralled yet and we just keep working at it. It could have lost us the football game today and it didn’t."

Injury update: Three Seahawks are concussed | Seattle Seahawks & NFL News - seattlepi.com - It’s going to be a full training room out in Renton this week. Sidney Rice, Doug Baldwin and Kam Chancellor each left Seattle’s 22-17 win over Baltimore on Sunday with concussions. The severity of each is not yet known.

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