With five wins in their last six games and three straight wins for the first time since 2007, it's time to start paying a lot more attention to Pete Carroll's Seahawks.
Examining the ramifications of a number of shocking losses by favorites; why the Saints won't stop pushing; how the Patriots survived defensively; and more.
Red Bryant returned an interception 20 yards for the go-ahead TD in the third quarter Sunday and the Seahawks kept their faint playoff hopes alive by routing the Bears 38-14.
Undrafted rookie Doug Baldwin is the Seahawks' second straight leading receiver to unexpectedly burst out of the woodwork.
Marshawn Lynch topped 100 yards rushing for the fifth time in the last six games as Seattle posted a 30-13 win over a staggering St. Louis team on Monday night.
Rams QB Sam Bradford will start in Monday night's game against the Seahawks. He was listed as questionable, as he has been dealing with a high ankle sprain.
Here is the injury report for the Week 14 Monday-night game, St. Louis at Seattle, showing the status of each injured player.
Despite one costly injury after another, the Seahawks' offensive line has managed to make major strides in the past month or so.
Seahawks DE Raheem Brock has been charged with drunken driving, more than a year after he was pulled over and accused of driving 85 to 90 mph on Interstate 5.
Panthers QB Cam Newton, Seahawks LB David Hawthorne and Packers P Tim Masthay were named NFC Players of the Week for Week 13.
Redskins OT Trent Williams and TE Fred Davis will miss the final four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. Seahawks OG John Moffitt also was suspended.
Another changing of more than just the guards is coming for the offensive line after OLT Russell Okung's torn pectoral ended Seattle's 31-14 win over the Eagles on a down note.
Seahawks OLT Russell Okung tore his pectoral muscle in Thursday night's win over the Eagles and will reportedly miss the rest of the season.
Marshawn Lynch ran for 148 yards and a pair of first-half touchdowns as Seattle beat Philadelphia 31-14 on Thursday night.
Eagles RB LeSean McCoy is active for Thursday night's game against the Eagles. McCoy was questionable with a toe injury.