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Takeaways from Seahawks 24-20 loss to Chiefs - Nov. 16, 2014 | SPORTS RADIO KJR
The Seattle Seahawks are officially in trouble.

What we learned: Seahawks run over on road in Kansas City - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News
The Seattle Seahawks were roadkill at Kansas City’s Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday.

Seahawks’ Doug Baldwin on touchdown miss: ‘I was pushed. It was obvious’ - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News
Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin thinks he was interfered with while trying to go for a touchdown pass from Russell Wilson late in the fourth quarter Sunday.

Five takeaways from the Seahawks' 24-20 loss in Kansas City | - Seattle Sidelines
It took the Seahawks 10 games in 2014 to lose more times than they did in 19 games last season, that’s the reality the team is facing after Sunday’s 24-20 loss in Kansas City that dropped Seattle to 6-4. The Seahawks still have plenty to play for, but their path to the playoffs is more difficult than ever with a tough slate of games coming up, and as the latest loss showed, nothing will come easy for this team.

Three Impressions on the Seahawks from Jenks and Condotta | Seahawks Blog | Seattle Times
Here are three impressions from Seattle’s 24-20 loss to Kansas City today from beat writers Jayson Jenks and Bob Condotta.

Did lack of faith in the defense force Pete Carroll and the Hawks to gamble on offense? | Seahawks | The Seattle Times
For a day anyway, coach Pete Carroll altered his philosophy. Carroll turned the Seahawks into a Super Bowl champion by first turning them into a snarling defense, and his long-term approach and in-game decisions often reflected that. But Sunday, Carroll thought a change was in order.

Seahawks’ failures on fourth down magnify differences between this year and last year | Seahawks | The Seattle Times
Converting one of two key fourth downs in the fourth quarter might have been enough to give the Seahawks a badly needed win.

For 2014 Seahawks, the margin of error is gone | Larry Stone | The Seattle Times
For the Seahawks, it is now a season on the brink. The track is unforgiving, as grueling as a treadmill at warp speed. The Seahawks have squandered their margin for error, and face an increasingly uphill road to even get a chance to defend their title in the playoffs.

Seahawks' passing offense continues to be a problem - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
That passing game is the single most concerning problem for the Seahawks coming out of their loss to Kansas City, one that could wind up keeping Seattle out of the playoffs. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Max Unger's early exit marked a turning point in Seahawks' loss - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Seahawks center Max Unger left the field on a motorized cart Sunday, having suffered injuries to his ankle and perhaps knee midway through the fourth quarter. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Seahawks' Earl Thomas laments "critical" missed tackle - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Earl Thomas forced two fumbles and led Seattle with 11 tackles on Sunday, but it was one play he didn't make that was still sticking in his craw when he spoke with reporters following the Seahawks' 24-20 loss to Kansas City. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Instant reaction: 6-4 Seahawks face a struggle after defeat in KC | Seahawks Draft Blog
This was a typical Seattle loss. A couple of units didn’t play great (defense, special teams). It felt like a long day after Kansas City’s long opening drive for a score. And yet at the end of the fourth quarter there they are with a chance to win the game.

Seahawks come up short in 24-20 loss to Chiefs
The Seahawks were stopped on fourth down the final three times they had the ball as they slipped to 6-4 with a four-point loss to the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday.

Dwayne Bowe and Richard Sherman swap jerseys - Arrowhead Pride
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Seahawks-Chiefs final score: What we learned about KC beating the defending champs, 24-20 - Arrowhead Pride
The Chiefs battled the Seahawks to a 24-20 win. Here's what we learned about the Chiefs in this win.

Seahawks vs. Chiefs 2014 final score: 3 things we learned from Kansas City's statement 24-20 win -
Jamaal Charles ran over the Seahawks' run defense.

Weird Seahawks season gets more odd: DEA agents visit team medical staff; Lynch doesn’t go inside at halftime | Seahawks Insider - The News Tribune
There have been many weird events on this rocky Seahawks ride through the defense of their Super Bowl championship. But today’s were extra odd.

Week 11 superlatives: Charles paces streaking Chiefs; Raiders fail again |
As Week 11 of the NFL season winds down, we take a look back at some notable performances and key plays.

After another dominant win, Packers look more than ready for January |
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It’s something of a stretch to be sure, but if there is any downside to the epic roll the Green Bay Packers are on as mid-November arrives, it’s that it’s not yet mid-January, when such dominance yields the most returns and earns a team some serious hardware.

Four Blowout Upsets Ties NFL Record
The Houston Texans switched from Ryan Fitzpatrick to Ryan Mallett over the bye week. The former Patriots quarterback would make his first start in Clevelan

DEA probe focuses less on abuse, more on technicalities | ProFootballTalk
So why was the DEA checking the bags of doctors from visiting NFL teams at the airport on their way home? The feds weren't looking for evidence of abuse; they were searching for proof that the doctors were dispensing prescription medication in a state other than the state in which they are licens...

Report: Ahmad Brooks benches himself during 49ers win vs. Giants -
49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks reportedly still isn't happy in San Francisco.

Marshawn Lynch didn't go to Seahawks locker room at halftime -
Will Marshawn Lynch be in Seattle next season?

2015 NFL Mock Draft: Melvin Gordon replaces Todd Gurley in the first round -
Despite Georgia's Todd Gurley likely falling out of the first round due to his ACL injury, there is still hope for the 2015 NFL Draft to have a first round running back and his name is Melvin Gordon

Sorting the Sunday Pile: Week 11 was a bad day for the Mannings -
The Manning brothers had a bad day on Sunday of Week 11. Sorting the Sunday Pile looks at their day plus all the relevant NFL storylines from the week that was.

Team-by-team NFL Grades Week 11: Can the Chiefs win the AFC West? -
Are the Chiefs the scariest team in the AFC West?

2015 NFL Mock Draft: Rams an Amari [Cooper] from playoffs? -
The NFC West boasts the team with the league's top record (the 9-1 Cardinals), the Super Bowl defending Seahawks and the 49ers, qualifiers of the past three NFC championship games. Meanwhile, the last place St. Louis Rams are the only team to beat Seattle, San Francisco and Denver. Adding Alabama wideout Amari Cooper could turn St. Louis into the NFC West's next power player.

Jim Harbaugh a 'real possibility' for Raiders' job -
Another day, another Harbaugh rumor.

Broncos vs. Rams final score: 3 things we learned in St. Louis' 22-7 upset -
The Rams manhandled the Broncos for four quarters, and it was enough to pull off the unthinkable, a 22-7 upset of the defending AFC champs.

Jamaal Charles dominates as Chiefs edge Seahawks -
Jamaal Charles' 178 yards from scrimmage propelled the streaking Kansas City Chiefs to a 24-20 win over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Are the defending Super Bowl champs in danger of missing the playoffs?

Surging Rams' defense shuts down Broncos -
The suddenly stingy St. Louis Rams defense shut down Peyton Manning and the injury-riddled Broncos on Sunday. With another Denver loss, how open is the AFC West?

Cardinals' defense steps up again in win over Lions -
Patrick Peterson and the Arizona Cardinals' defense curbed Detroit's vaunted receiving corps and are an NFL-best 9-1 after a 14-6 win over the Lions on Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Ahmad Brooks benches himself in Niners' win -
Even wins come with a little bit of drama for the 49ers lately. Ahmad Brooks took himself out of the first half of Sunday's victory in New York. What does this say about the linebacker's future?

Federal drug agents launch surprise inspections of NFL teams following games - The Washington Post
The Seattle Seahawks were also subject to an inspection following their game Sunday in Kansas City, according to media reports. Contrary to early reports, the law enforcement official said the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were not among the teams inspected by the DEA.

Colts, Seahawks, 49ers among teams eyeing CFL star Duron Carter -
While there are no shortage of teams very interested in him (sources said the Seahawks and 49ers are likely to be among his other suitors), numerous sources continued to point to the Colts as a team looking to make an immediate impression with him.

Seahawks plan to move on from Lynch after '14 season -

"Everything I'm being told by people involved in the situation, nothing has changed with the Seahawks' plans to part ways with Marshawn Lynch after the season,"