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SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 09: Middle linebacker Bobby Wagner #54 of the Seattle Seahawks makes an interception with help from cornerback Walter Thurmond #28 against the Arizona Cardinals at CenturyLink Field on December 9, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks defeated the Cardinals 58-0. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Trufant Returns For Seahawks, But Thurmond Appears Out For Season

The Seahawks are OK at cornerback with Richard Sherman winning his suspension appeal and Trufant returning, but they might be without linebacker Leroy Hill and right tackle Breno Giacomini.

12/29/2012

TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 23: Quarterback Sam Bradford #8 of the St. Louis Rams takes a warm up snap from center Rob Turner #59 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers December 23, 2012 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Improved Rams Face A Tall Order In Trying To Stop Seahawks

Jeff Fisher has the Rams on the cusp of their first winning season since 2003. That said, he realizes how tough it will be to beat a Seattle team that has scored 150 points the past three weeks and possesses the No. 1 scoring defense in the league. A fake field goal is not likely to be enough this time.

12/28/2012

SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 23: Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks rushes the ball during a game agains the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on December 23, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Five Seahawks Selected to Pro Bowl

Marshawn Lynch, Max Unger, Russell Okung, Earl Thomas and Leon Washington were all deserving choices, while Richard Sherman and Chris Clemons were left out.

12/27/2012

SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 23: Seattle Seahawks fans hold up a sign during the fourth quarter of the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on December 23, 2012 in Seattle,Wa. The Seahawks won the game 42-13. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Are The Seahawks Good Enough To Win The Super Bowl?

A three-game stretch of historic blowouts has turned Seattle into the team no one wants to play, but can the Seahawks go all the way?

12/26/2012

SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 23: Doug Baldwin #89 of the Seattle Seahawks makes a touchdown catch against the Chris Culliver #29 of the San Francisco 49ers during a game at CenturyLink Field on December 23, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks won the game 42-13. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Big Game Against 49ers Shows Seahawks’ Doug Baldwin Is Back

The second-year receiver has had a disappointing season, but his two-touchdown game in the 42-13 blowout of the 49ers could be a harbinger of things to come in the playoffs.

12/25/2012

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Seahawks Clinch Playoff Spot With Unexpected Blowout Of 49ers

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson threw four touchdown passes, and Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch ran for 111 yards and scored twice as the Hawks easily blew out the San Francisco 49ers 42-13 in Seattle and clinched a playoff berth for the second time in Pete Carroll’s three seasons.

12/24/2012

TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 16: Jason Jones #90 of the Seattle Seahawks pressures Ryan Fitzpatrick #14 of the Buffalo Bills at Rogers Centre on December 16, 2012 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.Seattle won 50-17. Fitzpatrick was intercepted on the play. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Seahawks Lost One Defender For Season, Three Players Game-Time Decisions

Jason Jones is on IR with torn knee cartilage, but cornerbacks Marcus Trufant and Walter Thurmond could return from hamstring injuries. Leading receiver Sidney Rice also is a game-time call with a sore knee.

12/22/2012

TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 16: Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks reacts late in the game after building up a comfortable lead during an NFL game against the Buffalo Bills at Rogers Centre on December 16, 2012 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Prime-Time Game Between Seahawks And 49ers Has Everything

A division title and playoff spot are on the line between NFC West rivals Seattle and San Francisco, who are near twins with their hard-hitting defenses, great running games and quarterbacks playing beyond their years.

12/21/2012

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 18: Robert Turbin #22 of the Seattle Seahawks beats Patrick Willis #52 of the San Francisco 49ers on the play but Turbin can't hold on to the pass in the first quarter of an NFL football game at Candlestick Park on October 18, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Seahawks’ Passing Game, Run Defense Must Be Better This Time

Dropped passes and poor rush defense were the reasons the Seahawks lost 13-6 in San Francisco in Week Seven. Seattle will have to be better in both departments if it is going to win this time.

12/20/2012

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 18: Running back Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks dives to regain controll of the ball against the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth quarter on October 18, 2012 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won 13-6. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Seahawks’ Showdown With 49ers Could Have Been Even Bigger

If the San Francisco 49ers had lost to New England last weekend, or if the Seattle Seahawks had been able to pull out one of those five close road losses earlier in the season, this grudge game would have been for the NFC West.

12/19/2012

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