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Jonathan Moore

Tough day of football on Sunday, but it's a brand new week.

Bell: Colts display new identity in win over Seahawks
As he headed out of the locker room on the winning side of a major comeback in a statement game, wide receiver Reggie Wayne insisted he would not compare.

Colts receiver T.Y. Hilton says Seahawks' insults hit 'switch'
T.Y. Hilton's big game started with an insult.

First loss is painful for the Seahawks - Seattle Seahawks Blog - ESPN
“You’re right, but for this team, that’s not good enough,” Tate said of splitting the road games. “That’s what makes us special. The mood in here is not good.”

Seahawks suffer first loss, 34-28, to Colts | Seahawks | The Seattle Times
Seattle starts fast but misses opportunities to take control before losing grip on the game and suffering its first loss of the season, in Indianapolis.

Uncharacteristic lapses prove costly for Seahawks in Indianapolis | Jerry Brewer | The Seattle Times
Some familiar bugaboos caught up with them in this game. Third-down inefficiency on offense and defense. Poor offensive-line protection. Penalties. Stalled drives. The defense’s inability to hold a fourth quarter lead. It led to a game that alternated between thrilling and exasperating.

Jeron Johnson’s safety one of several head-scratching calls for Seahawks | Seahawks | The Seattle Times
Johnson and coach Pete Carroll said after the game they thought Johnson scored a touchdow off the blocked punt, but it wasn’t the only play that the Seahawks felt didn’t go their way.

Instant reaction: Seahawks lose, but don’t blame the refs « Seahawks Draft Blog
The Seahawks suffered their first defeat of the season today, losing 34-28 at Indianapolis.

Seahawks go down on third downs
After an impressive start to Sunday’s game against the Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium, the Seahawks lost the need-to-have battle and eventually the game 34-28 in their first loss of the season.

Game at a glance: Colts 34, Seahawks 28
The Seahawks jumped to an early 12-0 lead at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday, only to fall late as the Colts rallied for 11 points by dominating the fourth quarter in a 38-24 victory.

Seahawks' defense can't find its finishing touch in Indy -
It wasn't the Seahawks' slow starts that caught up with them Sunday.

Game in Review: Seahawks 28, Colts 34 -
It was a game the Seahawks didn't have any business winning, but one you couldn't believe they lost.

Locker Room Buzz: Seattle Seahawks - Seattle Seahawks Blog - ESPN
Silence: A lot of quiet guys after suffering their first loss of the season: “I know we are 4-1, but I feel like we just lost the Super Bowl,” said wide receiver Golden Tate. “That’s how we are. We just don’t accept losing.”

Rapid Reaction: Seattle Seahawks - Seattle Seahawks Blog - ESPN
A few thoughts on the Seattle Seahawks' 34-28 loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium:

Thiel: Weak 3rd-down plays end Seahawks’ run | Sportspress Northwest
Seahawks did a lot of things right, but few occurred on third down, when the game was decided. Diminished offensive line puts too much pressure on Wilson to save games.

Seahawks Run Out Of Comebacks, Fall To Colts | Sportspress Northwest
The Seahawks converted only two of 12 third-down attempts, leaving the game vulnerable to be taken by the Colts' Andrew Luck, which he did, to hand Seattle its first loss.

Seahawks favored by 13.5 over Titans | Seahawks Blog | Seattle Times
In the opening lines for next weekends games, Seattle is favored by 13.5 over Tennessee in Sunday’s game at CenturyLink Field.

The Count: Where do Andrew Luck and Russell Wilson rank among the best young QBs? -
After Andrew Luck's Colts edged Russell Wilson's Seahawks 34-28 on Sunday, NFL fans can't be blamed if they're wishing for a rematch that isn't scheduled until 2017.

News, notes and quotes postgame Indianapolis | Seahawks Insider - The News Tribune
Pete Carroll said “I was sure they were” going to overturn the ruling that Jeron Johnson’s end-zone recovery of the blocked punt was a safety and not a touchdown. Instead, it remained a safety. That put the Seahawks up 12-0 instead of 17-0.

Luck leads Colts to 34-28 win over Seahawks | - Sports
INDIANAPOLIS — Russell Wilson threw two touchdown passes and ran for 102 yards Sunday.He felt as if he should have done more.On a day the...

Seahawks vs. Colts: Takeaways from Seattle's 34-28 Loss to Indianapolis | Bleacher Report
The Seattle Seahawks let this 34-28 game against the Indianapolis Colts slip away in the fourth quarter. This was a frustrating game in many ways for Seattle, but there were still some positives for the Seahawks...

49ers look like team getting ready to hit accelerator -
The San Francisco 49ers took the charity Matt Schaub gave them on Sunday, picking off the Houston Texans quarterback three times in a blowout victory at home. The Niners now move to 3-2.

Matt Schaub replaced by T.J. Yates for Houston Texans -
Matt Schaub was benched during Sunday's loss to the San Francisco 49ers after throwing three interceptions. The Houston Texans quarterback was replaced by T.J. Yates.

Daryl Washington, defense key Arizona Cardinals' win -
Daryl Washington burned Cam Newton for two sacks and an interception as the Arizona Cardinals won 22-6 over the Carolina Panthers. So far, this Cardinals season has been all about the defense.

Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts grab statement win -
Andrew Luck and Co. announced themselves as AFC contenders in style Sunday, handing the Seattle Seahawks their first loss. T.Y. Hilton turned in a stud performance against the Seahawks' secondary.

NFP Sunday Blitz | National Football Post
A look at the NFL’s latest high risk/high reward position.

Sorting the Sunday Pile: Peyton Manning's prolific pace -
Sorting the Sunday Pile looks at Sunday's biggest storylines. This week: Peyton Manning's incredible pace, Tony Romo's narrative, Andrew Luck beating Russell Wilson and much more.

Talented but troubled Lyerla a tough grade for scouts -
Star junior tight end announces Sunday that he's leaving Oregon immediately "for his own benefit" and on what he believes are "on good terms." NFL scouts love Lyerla's talent but the abrupt leave raises plenty of red flags.

Fantasy Football - Instant reactions from Week 5 :
Plenty of Fantasy points to go around in Week 5. Our Jamey Eisenberg shares his immediate reaction to what he saw on Sunday.

Aldon Smith “doing well,” with no specific timetable to return | ProFootballTalk
Two weeks ago today, 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith decided to pursue in-patient rehab for substance abuse, two days after a DUI arrest. Per a league source, Smith is "doing well.

Seahawks vs. Colts 2013, Week 5: Live coverage, score updates and more -
The Colts held on for a win over the previously undefeated Seahawks.

It's not your imagination – 49ers read-option is less effective this season - 49ers - The Sacramento Bee
It was one of the biggest questions of the offseason: Would defenses be able to counter the wave of young, athletic quarterbacks like the 49ers' Colin Kaepernick who used the read option so effectively against them in 2012?