The focus in St. Louis is not on football. With the World Series tied 2-2, the whole town is concerned about Game 5 and not Monday Night Football taking place about a mile north of Busch Stadium.
I wrote about those odd circumstances around this game for today's paper.
It's fair to expect a feast for the Seahawks tonight. No crowd to deal with, the Rams playing turnover-prone Kellen Clemens at quarterback, the Seahawks playing well on the road prior.
We'll talk predictions later today.
> Jon Gruden and Mike Tirico are on the call Monday night and preview the game:
> The Everett Herald writes about the Seahawks having four quality linebackers for three spots.
> Four matchups to watch from Seahawks.com.
> The Associated Press says the Seahawks are looking to up their franchise-best start.
> A Seahawks-Rams breakdown from ESPN.
> Three things for the Rams to watch for from ESPN.
> A game preview from The Sporting News.
> The St. Louis Post-Dispatch says the odds are against the Rams when facing the Seahawks.
> San Francisco clobbered Jacksonville in London, 42-10.
> Cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha was again a healthy scratch for the 49ers and this could be it for him in San Francisco.
> Arizona hosted Atlanta and lit up the Falcons.
> The Packers cruised past the Vikings in the Sunday night game.