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Takeaways from Seahawks 30-24 win over Raiders - Nov. 2, 2014 | SPORTS RADIO KJR
When a team is missing 12 key starters and reserves due to injury, any win is a positive result.

What happened: Seahawks 30, Raiders 24
The Seahawks got a two-touchdown performance from Marshawn Lynch and a pick-six from Bruce Irvin in running their record to 5-3 with a 30-24 victory over the Raiders at CenturyLink Field on Sunday.

Instant reaction: Seahawks beat Raiders, improve to 5-3 | Seahawks Draft Blog
This was a relatively comfortable yet strangely unsatisfying 30-23 victory. Seattle sputtered on offense and had a day to forget on special teams. A banged up defense again generated some pass rush and flashed some 2013 form in the secondary — even it was far from a flawless display.

Game at a glance: Seahawks 30, Raiders 24
The Seahawks jumped to a 24-3 halftime lead and then used two fourth-quarter field goals from Steven Hauschka to grab a needed victory over the still-winless Oakland Raiders on Sunday at CenturyLink Field.

Thompson: Raiders' Derek Carr deserves blame for loss to Seattle Seahawks - San Jose Mercury News
The Oakland Raiders lost 30-24 to the Seattle Seahawks because they didn't get enough from rookie quarterback Derek Carr.

Seahawks follow Marshawn Lynch’s lead to needed win over Raiders
Up 24-3 at halftime, the Seahawks hung on for a 30-24 victory over the still-winless Raiders at CenturyLink Field on Sunday to move into sole possession of second place in the NFC West.

Rapid Reaction: Seattle Seahawks - ESPN
A few thoughts on the Seattle Seahawks' 30-24 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday at CenturyLink Field:

Seahawks 30, Raiders 24: First impressions | Seahawks Blog | Seattle Times
Bob Condotta: On a day when Seattle needed its defense to deliver, it did, despite missing three starters in Kam Chancellor, Bobby Wagner and Byron Maxwell. After Oakland’s initial 50-yard drive, the Raiders didn’t run more than seven plays or get more than 31 yards on its next 10 possessions.

Marshawn Lynch shines as Seahawks hold off Raiders -
Marshawn Lynch's 143 total yards Sunday spearheaded the Seattle Seahawks, who benefited from a trio of Oakland turnovers to hold off the plucky Raiders 30-24 at CenturyLink Field.

Seahawks survive injuries against Oakland, limp into second half - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
For all the flaws in Seattle's game on Sunday, the sheer number of absences the Seahawks overcame made their 30-24 victory impressive even if it was against the winless Raiders. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Depleted Seahawks hang on for 30-24 win over Raiders - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
It could have been easier. In fact, Seattle's 30-24 win over the league's only winless team should have been easier. That didn't make the Seahawks' victory over the Raiders any less important, though. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

San Francisco 49ers' offensive line simply offensive in loss to Rams - ESPN
Sunday was not a good day for the San Francisco 49ers' offensive line.

Marshawn Lynch’s bull-dozer TD run helps Seahawks return to smash-mouth roots | Jerry Brewer | The Seattle Times
Marshawn Lynch’s powerful push into the end zone set a tough tone, leading the way to a hard-fought victory over the Oakland Raiders.

Marshawn Lynch saves the day for wounded Seattle Seahawks - ESPN
With a patchwork offensive line trying to hang on and seven starters out of the game, the Seattle Seahawks needed someone to step up and take over.

Colin Kaepernick: 'I know I crossed the line' - NFC West Blog - ESPN
How sure was quarterback Colin Kaepernick that he crossed the goal line before fumbling? "I know I crossed the line," he said. "I did bobble the snap, but regardless."

Arizona Cardinals' defense slows DeMarco Murray, stops Dez Bryant - ESPN
As soon as the Arizona Cardinals broke the huddle on fourth-and-1 from their own 34, rookie safety Deone Bucannon just knew.

For 2014 Seahawks, wins will not come easy | Larry Stone | The Seattle Times
After the Seahawks struggled to put away the Raiders, fans will just have to accept that it's just the way it’s going to be. If the Seahawks couldn’t blow out the NFL’s doormat at home, then it’s hard to see where the breathers, the gimmes, are going to come from moving forwa

Seahawks overcome flood of injuries to beat Raiders, 30-24 | Seahawks | The Seattle Times
Offensive line ends up a mismatch of personnel as injuries cause major depth problems

9 big moments from Seahawks-Raiders | Seahawks Blog | Seattle Times
In Sunday’s home game against the winless Oakland Raiders, the Seahawks looked strong in the first half but surprisingly uncomfortable in the second before pulling out a 30-24 win instead of the blowout many had predicted.

Seahawks Grading the Game: Only defense deserves high marks in scary win | Seahawks | The Seattle Times
The Seahawks beat the Raiders 30-24, but except for Marshawn Lynch’s determined performance and some defensive ball-hawking, Seattle earns so-so-marks.

SEATTLE: Dave Boling: Seahawks weren’t pretty, but any win’s a good win in the NFL | Dave Boling | The News Tribune
Playing much of a game without eight regular starters is enough to cause any NFL team to put up a disjointed and, at times, sloppy performance.

Nick Foles (broken collarbone) likely out one month -
Life without Nick Foles starts for the Philadelphia Eagles, Ian Rapoport reported Sunday. The quarterback is likely out for at least one month with a broken collarbone. Can Mark Sanchez step in and excel?

Marcus Lattimore weighs options regarding NFL future -
San Francisco 49ers running back Marcus Lattimore is pondering his football future after experiencing soreness in his surgically repaired right knee. Is his once-promising career over before it even starts?

Nick Foles (broken collarbone) likely out one month -
The Eagles will likely be without their starting QB for at least one month. Ian Rapoport reports Nick Foles broke his collarbone Sunday, while linebacker DeMeco Ryans is believed to have torn his Achilles.

Seattle standouts: Seahawks get defensive versus Raiders - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News
Despite quarterback Russell Wilson’s lackluster performance in the heavy rain Sunday, Seattle refused to lose to a winless Oakland Raiders team at home. Wilson completed just 17 of his 35 passes for 177 yards, but the Seahawks’ defense aided him in Seattle’s 30-24 win.

This is how the 49ers lost to the Rams -
Two controversial, possibly incorrect calls decided 49ers-Rams. One involved the refs doing the best with the evidence they had. The other is a bit more baffling.

What we learned: Seahawks turn over Raiders, hold on late - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News
On a cold, rainy afternoon at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks pulled out a victory that longtime Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis would’ve have approved of.

Boger cites lack of indisputable evidence on two key calls in 49ers game | ProFootballTalk
A couple of critical calls had plenty to do with San Francisco's 13-10 loss to the Rams on Sunday.  One came at the end of the half, one came at the end of the game.  Both rulings weren't overturned due to a lack of indisputable visual evidence. Via Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.

Are the San Francisco 49ers done? - -'s Andrew Perloff and Aaron Nagler take a look at the disappointing San Francisco 49ers.

7-1 means the Arizona Cardinals are the NFL's best, right? - -'s Andrew Perloff and Aaron Nagler say if having the NFL's best record means the Arizona Cardinals are the NFL's best team.