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NFL: Seattle Seahawks at Los Angeles Rams Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

They say you should disregard the records when division rivals square off. The Seahawks did not play a perfect game but they won. Geno Smith carried the team to victory with an impressive last minute drive. And the Broncos lost, again. What a weekend.

Seahawks News

Seahawks-Rams postgame recap: Stock Up, Stock Down report - Seaside Joe
Geno Smith had something to prove: Seaside Joe 1371

Instant reaction: Seahawks beat Rams (just!) « Seahawks Draft Blog
D.K. Metcalf OWNS Jalen Ramsey and the Seahawks WIN

NFL playoff picture: Where Seahawks stand in NFC after Week 13 win - KING5 Seattle
The brief losing streak did cost Seattle its hold on the NFC West division lead, as the San Francisco 49ers rattled off their fifth straight win Sunday. While the Seahawks now stand a game behind San Francisco in the standings, the two rivals do play one more time this season on Thursday Night Football in Week 15. The 49ers won the first matchup between the teams earlier this season, and would currently have the tiebreaker over the Seahawks.

Seahawks Instant Reaction: Geno leads winning drive, Seattle beats Rams - Seattle Sports
The Seahawks bounced back. Not just from two disappointing losses in a row, but from a late deficit to a beat-up Los Angeles Rams team, too.

What feels good and what doesn't from Seahawks' win over Rams - Seattle Sports
The Seahawks came away with a much-needed win over the Rams, and Brandon Gustafson details what was and wasn't good from the game.

Rapid Reaction: Geno Smith Masterful In Come-From-Behind Victory Over Rams -
Notes and takeaways from a 27-23 win over the Rams on Sunday at SoFi Stadium.

Seahawks Rewind Podcast: Seahawks Win 27-23 at Rams -
In a closely contested game throughout, the Seahawks prevailed thanks to a clutch game-winning drive from quarterback Geno Smith and the Seahawks offense. Let's rewind. Subscribe and listen to the Seahawks Rewind podcast.

How Geno Smith saved Seahawks vs. Rams with ‘all-time comeback drive’ - The Athletic
“To have a chance to make a heroic finish like that, it’s what these guys do when they’re great,” Pete Carroll said of his quarterback.

Seahawks vs. Rams - Game Recap - December 4, 2022 - ESPN
Get a recap of the Seattle Seahawks vs. Los Angeles Rams football game.

NFC West News

Good and bad in Cardinals loss to Chargers, Sean Payton watch, bye week and more - Revenge of the Birds
Happy Sunday one and all.

Rams-Seahawks takeaways: Can LA stop making John Wolford a thing? - Turf Show Times
Cam Akers and Tutu Atwell can continue to get touches though

Rams-Seahawks Winners & Losers: Bobby Wagner has big day against former team - Turf Show Times
But TD to Noah Fant also shows why Seattle decided to move on from MLB

49ers News: The best defense in the league shuts down the Dolphins - Niners Nation
Join us live now on the Niners Nation YouTube page to chat about the San Francisco 49ers defeat of the Dolphins

49ers recap: Brock Purdy leads the Niners to a 33-17 win over Miami Dolphins - Niners Nation
The 49ers beat the Dolphins despite injured Jimmy G being replaced by Mr Irrelevant Brock Purdy

49ers bring in veteran QB option after Jimmy Garoppolo injury - Larry Brown Sports
The San Francisco 49ers moved within hours to add another veteran quarterback to the roster after Jimmy Garoppolo's injury on Sunday.

Around The NFL

Burrow-to-Chase Returns; 49ers' Purdy Predicament | Football Outsiders
The Bengals enter the Super Bowl conversation, Jimmy Garoppolo and Lamar Jackson suffer injuries, and more.

NFL Winners and Losers: Lamar Jackson's contract year isn't going as well as hoped - Yahoo Sports
There's not a realistic scenario in which Lamar Jackson doesn't make a lot of money playing football for the rest of his career. There might be 10-15 truly good NFL quarterbacks this season, and at his best Jackson is one of the best in the game.

Ezekiel Elliott came off bench for first time in Cowboys career due to what Jerry Jones called a disciplinary issue - Yahoo Sports
The Dallas Cowboys, and specifically team owner Jerry Jones, have been unwavering in their loyalty to running back Ezekiel Elliott. Whenever Jones has been asked, he doesn't allow for a small possibility that Elliott isn't the focal point of Dallas' offense.

NFL Week 13 takeaways: Bengals impress; assessing Lamar Jackson, Jimmy G. situations - The Athletic
The Bengals continued to be the Chiefs' kryptonite while the 49ers have a QB problem and the Ravens might too, despite both winning.

Deshaun Watson struggles, is booed in return with Browns -
Returning from an 11-game suspension, Deshaun Watson failed to lead the Browns on a touchdown drive Sunday against his former team and was loudly booed before every snap.

2022 NFL season, Week 13: What We Learned from Sunday's games
Around The NFL breaks down what you need to know from all of Sunday's action in Week 13 of the 2022 NFL season. Catch up on each game's biggest takeaways using the links below: