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Here’s a look at reaction from Seattle’s 30-13 win over St. Louis on Monday night.
Here’s my game story, which includes this comment from Seattle linebacker David Hawthorne on his team’s win: “Shining on prime time when the whole world can see you – that’s a big tribute to the team and all the hard work we’ve put into it, and it paid off tonight. I felt like we came out and did what we needed to do to win.”
Doug Pacey of The News Tribune focuses on the star of the game, Seattle receiver Doug Baldwin.
Dave Boling of The News Tribune writes that along with remaining in the playoff hunt, Seattle’s young players are showing improvement. John McGrath of The News Tribune writes that in just a year the Ram have gone from playoff contenders to doormats.
Clare Farnsworth of Seahawks.com says special teams play was key for Seattle in the team’s win over St. Louis.
Christian Caple of Seattlepi.com says Marshawn Lynch was showered with skittles on his touchdown run at the end of the game. He also points out that former Seahawks owner John Nordstrom proudly wore a “Beast Mode” t-shirt that Lynch gave him after the game. Check out the visual evidence above.
Steve Kelly of the Seattle Times writes that the Seahawks accomplished what good teams do – put away an inferior opponent even when they’re not playing their best.
Jerry Brewer of the Seattle Times writes that Doug Baldwin stood out in an ugly game.
Art Thiel of Sportspressnw.com writes that the Seahawks relied on Marshawn Lynch to provide the entertainment on Monday night.
ESPN’s Mike Sando takes the Rams to task for some questionable play calling.
More Sando: He provides a scenario where both Seattle and Arizon get into the playoffs.
John Boyle of the Everett Herald points out that Deon Butler got his first catch in a game since suffering a broken leg a year ago.
Chuck Stark of the Kitsap Sun compares the Seahawks to Tim Tebow: “Like Tebow, it's not always pretty. But like Tebow, they've been figuring out a way to win.”
Scott Johnson of the Everett Herald continues his Game of my Life series with a profile on Cortez Kennedy, who raised the 12th Man flag on Monday.
Marshawn Lynch, Brandon Mebane and Kam Chancellor received a couple votes from these NFL.com analysts in their picks for the Pro Bowl.
ESPN’s Trent Dilfer gives the Seahawks some props in this video link.
Greg Rosenthal of ProFootballTalk.com writes that that Seahawks are learning how to win ugly.