Seattle Seahawks vs Los Angeles Rams The attack was commanded by Cooper Kupp
Lyou Rams suffered in order to dominate the Seahawks, but the attack commanded by Matthew Sttaford and Cooper Kupp led them to calmly close the meeting to take the win 10-20 and aim to be the NFC West Champions.
Kupp broke the record for receptions of Rams in a single season of Isaac Bruce in the third quarter with a 6-yard touchdown reception that was also his 120th of his spectacular year. The NFL’s leader in receptions lThen he scored a 29-yard touchdown tiebreaker with 10:48 to play. on a perfect shot over the middle from Stafford to cap an 88-yard drive.
Stafford passed for 244 yards and Sony Michel rushed for 92 for the Rams (10-4) in a game postponed from Sunday, while Kupp had nine receptions for 136 yards in Los Angeles’ third straight win after a winless November.
DeeJay Dallas rushed to score a touchdown for the Seahawks (5-9) whose streak of nine consecutive winning seasons under coach Pete Carroll ended. Seattle is still mathematically alive for its ninth playoff appearance in those 10 seasons, But you will regret losing an eminently winnable game at SoFi Stadium.
Both defenses excelled in a two-team encounter with significant COVID-19-related absences. The Rams were left without starting right tackle Rob Havenstein, lead tackler Jordan Fuller, tight end Tyler Higbee and a slew of backups after 10 days of roster turmoil, while the Seahawks were left without leading receiver Tyler Lockett, starting cornerback DJ Reed and leading running back Alex Collins.
Carlos Dunlap had three of the Seahawks’ four Stafford sacks, they did not feel comfortable behind a reconfigured offensive line. Seattle just couldn’t get enough late stops or big plays from Russell Wilson, who completed 17 of 31 for 156 yards and dropped DK Metcalf on a key play in the fourth quarter, allowing Jalen Ramsey to break the game.
Stafford became the fastest quarterback in NFL history in accumulating 50,000 yards passing through the air when playoff totals are included.