Rams-Seahawks Capsule

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ST. LOUIS (6-8) at SEATTLE (9-5)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 14

RECORD VS SPREAD - Rams 6-8, Seahawks 7-6-1

SERIES RECORD - Seahawks lead 21-14

LAST MEETING - Rams beat Seahawks 34-31 OT, Sept. 13, 2015.

LAST WEEK - Rams beat Buccaneers 31-23; Seahawks beat Browns 30-13.

AP PRO32 RANKING - Rams No. 19, Seahawks No. 4





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Rams beat Seahawks in Week 1 and have won three of last four in St. Louis, but haven't won in Seattle since 2004. ... RB Todd Gurley, DT Aaron Donald and P Johnny Hekker selected to Pro Bowl. ... Gurley third in NFL with 1,023 yards rushing despite missing first two games of season. ... Gurley is one of three Rams to rush for 1,000 yards in rookie season, joining Hall of Famers Eric Dickerson and Jerome Bettis. ... Gurley is second in NFL in yards rushing in fourth quarter (348). ... QB Case Keenum has won four of past five starts. ... Keenum nearly had perfect passer rating last week of 158.0 in victory over Buccaneers. ... WR Tavon Austin had TDs rushing and receiving last week. He's first player since Hall of Famer Gale Sayers in 1965 with five TD receptions, four rushing TDs and punt return TD in same season. ... Donald leads NFL defensive tackles with 11 sacks and had two sacks in Week 1. ... CB Trumaine Johnson has six interceptions, tied for second in league among cornerbacks. ... S Mark Barron leads Rams with 127 tackles despite not starting until Week 5. ... Hekker's punting average of 43.9 is second in NFL. ... Seahawks can clinch No. 5 seed in NFC playoffs with victory and Vikings loss. ... QB Russell Wilson is first QB in NFL history with three or more touchdowns passing and zero interceptions in five straight games. ... Wilson has 19 TDs and 143.6 passer rating over past five games. ... RB Christine Michael coming off career-high 84 yards rushing last week against Browns. Michael expected to share carries with Bryce Brown for second straight week. ... WR Doug Baldwin is third player in NFL history with two or more TD catches in four straight games. Baldwin has 10 TDs in past four games, tied for most in four-game span. ... WR Tyler Lockett, voted to Pro Bowl, had 57-yard punt return for TD in Week 1 vs. Rams. ... Seahawks have improved to No. 2 in scoring defense in league. They led NFL in scoring defense in each of past three seasons. ... DE Michael Bennett looking for fourth straight game with sack and has career-high 9 1/2 sacks. ... Bennett made Pro Bowl along with SS Kam Chancellor, FS Earl Thomas, LB Bobby Wagner and CB Richard Sherman. ... LB K.J. Wright leads team with 104 tackles. ... Fantasy Tip: Baldwin has been on record-setting tear with 10 TDs in past four games and Rams have allowed 13 passing TDs in past six games.



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