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Seahawks Clinch NFC Playoff Berth
Today's win, paired with a win by the Dallas Cowboys, secured the team a spot in the NFC Playoffs

“The Seahawks Are In The Playoffs!"
The Seahawks improved to 11-3 with Sunday’s win in Carolina, and they returned home in a celebratory mood having clinched another playoff berth.

Seahawks “Really Got Tyler Lockett Going Again” In Win Over Panthers
Injuries and illness have limited Tyler Lockett in recent weeks, but the Seahawks receiver had a huge game in Sunday’s win at Carolina.

What The Panthers Said Following Their 30-24 Loss To Seattle
Postgame quotes from the Carolina Panthers following their Week 15 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

What The Seahawks Said Following Their 30-24 Win Against Carolina
Postgame quotes and locker room reaction from the Seahawks' 30-24 road win over the Carolina Panthers.

Bobby Wagner & Quandre Diggs Sprain Ankles In Seahawks’ Week 15 Win At Carolina
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll provided injury updates following his team’s Week 15 win in Carolina.

2019 Week 15 Rapid Reaction: Seahawks 30, Panthers 24
Five rapid reactions following the Seahawks' seventh road win of the season.

Instant reaction: Seahawks move to 11-3, win in Carolina « Seahawks Draft Blog

Wilson, Carson help Seahawks clinch NFC playoff spot
Russell Wilson threw for 286 yards and two touchdowns and Chris Carson ran for 133 yards and two scores and the Seattle Seahawks defeated the Carolina Panthers 30-24 to clinch a playoff spot

Seahawks' depleted defense keeps NFC West title hopes alive - Seattle Seahawks Blog- ESPN
The Seahawks entered Sunday's game down four defensive starters plus a key rotational player. By the end of it, they had lost two more.

Around The NFL Podcast: 2019 Week 15 Recap -
A room filled with heroes recaps each game of Week 15 starting with the Texans' win over the Titans and the Cowboys making a statement against the Rams.

Bills clinch playoff berth with victory over Steelers -
Buffalo is back in the postseason for the second time in three seasons. The Bills punched their ticket to the playoffs with a 17-10 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night.

Dolphins coach Brian Flores fined $25K for outburst -
Dolphins coach Brian Flores was fined $25,000 this week for arguing with and getting up close and personal with referee Craig Wrolstad following a late-game pass interference review.

Eagles WR Alshon Jeffery undergoes Lisfranc surgery -
According to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo, Philadelphia Eagles receiver Alshon Jeffery underwent surgery on Saturday to repair a Lisfranc injury in his foot. The team hopes he'll be ready for 2020.

Kitchens downplays sideline spat with Jarvis Landry -
Cleveland Browns coach Freddie Kitchens said the sideline exchange he had with a frustrated Jarvis Landry during Sunday's loss was "no big deal."

Packers, Seahawks, 49ers clinch berths with Rams loss -
Los Angeles' disappointing loss on Sunday afternoon was a big win for three of its NFC rivals playing elsewhere. Seattle, Green Bay and San Francisco clinched playoff berths with the Rams' loss.

Von Miller frustrated as Broncos eliminated once again -
Von Miller doesn't know how Broncos "got to this point" after loss to Chiefs that mathematically eliminates Denver from the postseason for the fourth straight year.

Producer: No plan to give footage to Pats football ops -
A supervising producer for Kraft Sports and Entertainment released a statement Sunday that he had no intention to provide footage filmed of the Bengals' sideline to the Patriots' football operations.

Vikings RB Dalvin Cook hurts shoulder in win over Bolts -
Vikings running back Dalvin Cook was knocked out of Sunday's win over the Chargers with a shoulder injury.

Eli Manning celebrated after likely Giants home finale -
In what might have been Eli Manning's final game as a Giants starter in MetLife Stadium, the 38-year-old enjoyed one hell of a sendoff.

Bills “still have work to do” after clinching playoff bid – ProFootballTalk
The Bills have made the playoffs twice in the last 20 years. But the Bills have made the playoffs twice in the last three years, a sign of the remarkable progress made there.

Miles Sanders: Put the game on my shoulders – ProFootballTalk
Injuries have thinned out the ranks of skill position players for the Eagles, which left rookie running back Miles Sanders to play a crucial role in Sunday's game against Washington. Sanders came up very big for the Eagles.

FMIA Week 15: Mike McCarthy Gets Creative To Prepare For His Next Shot – ProFootballTalk
Peter King's Football Morning in America Week 15 column begins in Green Bay with Mike McCarthy, who's trying to get back in the NFL.

Vikings fans made up an estimated 80-90 percent of Chargers’ “home” crowd – ProFootballTalk
The Chargers were the home team on Sunday against the Vikings, but it didn't look or sound like it. The stands were a sea of purple, with tens of thousand of Vikings fans getting out of the Minnesota winter and cheering on their team in Southern California.

Derek Carr wanted to say thanks to fans as he was booed off field – ProFootballTalk
Derek Carr planned in advance to go by the Black Hole on his way out of Oakland Coliseum one last time. He probably didn't manage the reception he'd get. Via Scott Bair of, Carr handled getting booed out of the building after a bumbling loss with a measure of grace.

Odell Beckham wants to play last two games despite injury – ProFootballTalk
Receiver Odell Beckham has a groin injury. The Browns are all but eliminated from playoff contention with a 1 percent chance of extending their season. Beckham, though, has no plans of sitting out the final two games.