Here are some links to check out this morning.
Even though Seattle lost for the seventh time in nine games, they still have a chance at the postseason if they can somehow manage to beat St. Louis on Sunday.
The Hawks-Rams game has been flexed to Sunday night on NBC. Hasselbeck says even though his team has not been playing, they need to seize the opportunity.
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John Boyle of the Everett Herald writes that the Seahawks struggled to contain Tampa Bay QB Josh Freeman.
Steve Kelly of The Seattle Times says the Seahawks loss to Tampa Bay sucked all of the joy out of Sunday’s division title battle against St. Louis.
Jason Cole of Yahoo Sports has this to say about the Hawks and their postseason chances. Cole: “The fact that Seattle has a chance to make the playoffs still is akin to saying it’s great that 84-year-old Hugh Hefner just got engaged to a woman 60 years his junior. The images are just not comforting.”
Chris Harry of AOL’s NFL Fanhouse writes that the Hawks somehow have a chance to make the playoff while a more deserving team like Tampa Bay likely will stay home.
Peter King of Sports Illustrated explains the NFL’s rationale for flexing the Hawks-Rams game.
Bryan Burwell of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch says the Hawks got gangster-slapped by the Bucs and that there’s now way the Rams should lose to Seattle, even though they are playing at Qwest Field.
Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com provides details on San Francisco head coach Mike Singletary’s firing.