The Seattle Seahawks hosted the St. Louis Rams as the Week 14 matchup for Monday Night Football. The game wasn't terribly pretty for either team's offense, but in the end the Seahawks walked away with a decisive 30-13 victory.
Seattle opened the scoring in the first quarter after Michael Robinson scored a touchdown on a blocked punt. Following that 7-0 score, the Seahawks never relinquished the lead for the remainder of the game.
Several times, the Rams found themselves with the ball on first-and-goal situations from the one-yard line. Thanks to strong goal line defense from Seattle and terrible passing and catching (or lack thereof) from Sam Bradford and the Rams offense, St. Louis only managed to score one touchdown in the entire game, on a one yard run from Steven Jackson in the fourth quarter. Following that touchdown, the Rams whiffed on an onside kick attempt when the ball stalled out after only traveling nine yards. The Rams were simply unable to catch any sort of offensive break in addition to their being hampered by sloppy play all night.
Running back Marshawn Lynch was the star of the evening for the Seahawks, He finished the night with 115 yards on 23 carries. He picked up eight receiving yards and even managed to have two passing opportunities, although he did not record a completion. Lynch scored on a 16 yard touchdown run with 3:03 left in the game to put it away for good.
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