Seahawks top Rams 19-16 in OT, in playoffs after Lions win
But given another shot in overtime, the Pro Bowler connected on his fourth field goal of the game and the Seahawks' playoff chances stayed alive long enough for Detroit to help. In his view, the Seahawks should not have been in the position of needing help to make the postseason. Smith finished 19 of 31 for 214 yards and rookie Kenneth Walker III rushed for 114 yards for Seattle. Given a second chance at a game-winner, Myers came through with his 34th field goal in 37 tries this season. Cam Akers rushed for 104 yards for the Rams to conclude the season with three straight 100-plus-yard games.wftv.com
Seahawks keep postseason hopes alive, top Rams 19-16 in OT
SEATTLE — (AP) — Jason Myers kicked a 32-yard field goal midway through overtime, and the Seattle Seahawks kept their playoff hopes alive with a 19-16 win over the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday. Smith finished 19 of 31 for 214 yards and rookie Kenneth Walker III rushed for 114 yards for Seattle. Smith immediately hit Lockett on a 17-yard completion and Walker had a 20-yard run to put Seattle in field goal range. Given a second chance at a game-winner, Myers came through with his 34th field goal in 37 tries this season. Cam Akers rushed for 104 yards for the Rams to conclude the season with three straight 100-plus-yard games.wftv.com
Chiefs dump Seahawks 24-10, stay tied for AFC's best record
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — (AP) — Patrick Mahomes threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score, Kansas City shut down Geno Smith and Seattle's slumping offense and the Chiefs rolled to a 24-10 victory over the Seahawks on Saturday. Kenneth Walker III was the biggest bright spot for Seattle, running for 107 yards but failing to reach the end zone. Kansas City has won 16 consecutive regular-season games against NFC opponents. While the Chiefs struggled to extend their lead in the second half, the Seahawks were incapable of trimming it.wftv.com
Fantasy Football Week 16: Wide receiver rankings
The Seattle Seahawks' passing attack will look a little different this week, as many fantasy managers are surely aware. [Week 16 Fantasy Rankings: QBs | RBs | WRs | TEs | FLEX | DST | Kickers]In the short term, what could this mean for DK Metcalf and other pass catchers in Seattle's offense? Seattle is definitely going to have to put the ball in the air against the Chiefs in Week 16, so Goodwin has a clear path to fantasy relevance. Metcalf is a clearcut top-10 play at his position in our analysts' weekly rankings — and in the eyes of one, he ranks as a top-five WR. Here's the wide receiver position — check out where Metcalf and the rest of the WRs landed in our analysts' rankings for Week 16:powered by FantasyProsECR ™ -wftv.com
Week 16 Fantasy Football Rankings: Wide Receivers
The Seattle Seahawks' passing attack will look a little different this week, as many fantasy managers are surely aware. That's, of course, great news for Lockett and the Seahawks as they remain in the playoff hunt. Seattle is definitely going to have to put the ball in the air against the Chiefs in Week 16, so Goodwin has a clear path to fantasy relevance. Metcalf is a clearcut top-10 play at his position in our analysts' weekly rankings — and in the eyes of one, he ranks as a top-five WR. Here's the wide receiver position — check out where Metcalf and the rest of the WRs landed in our analysts' rankings for Week 16:powered by FantasyProsECR ™ -wftv.com
Fantasy Football: Early waiver wire pickups for Week 16
It's never too early to look toward your next matchup and a chance to bolster your fantasy football lineups. Here are three options to consider on the waiver wire ahead of Week 16. And the Seahawks will need all hands on deck when they take on the Chiefs in Week 16. Irrelevant" isn't looking irrelevant anymore, especially not after defeating the division-rival Seattle Seahawks in Week 15. He also has a pretty good schedule for the fantasy semifinals (vs. Washington) and in the championship week (@Las Vegas).wftv.com
Fantasy Football Week 14 Analysis: Why you should keep D'Andre Swift locked into playoff lineups
In short, the two metrics that we will use each week areExpected Fantasy Points (or xFP)Fantasy Points Over Expected (or FPOE = Actual Points - Expected Points)Why do these metrics matter? In short, fantasy production rooted in volume (or xFP) is much more sustainable week to week. Wide Receivers: Fantasy Usage & EfficiencyTyler Lockett - Seattle SeahawksTyler Lockett continues to be one of the most underrated wide receivers in the league. Over the last two weeks, Wilson is the overall WR3 in half-PPR points per game (22.1) and the WR1 in Expected Fantasy Points with 18.9. This also comes after a Week 12 performance against the Bills in which Swift ranked as the WR17 in Expected Fantasy Points (13.6).wftv.com
Seahawks topple Giants 27-13 to stay atop NFC West
SEATTLE — (AP) — Tyler Lockett caught a 33-yard touchdown pass from Geno Smith with 9:18 left, and the Seattle Seahawks won their third straight, 27-13 over the New York Giants on Sunday. Late in the third quarter, Lockett was free behind the Giants secondary but dropped what would have been a 33-yard touchdown. New York’s Richie James fumbled his second punt return of the game, giving Seattle the ball at the Giants 32. Smith was 23 of 34 for 212 yards and two touchdowns, including a 3-yard TD pass to DK Metcalf in the second quarter. But he struggled against a Seahawks defense that gave up 235 yards rushing to New Orleans less than a month ago.wftv.com
Tyler Lockett goes from goat to hero vs. Giants, and Seahawks just keep winning
Tyler Lockett put his head down after his second mistake of the day cost the Seahawks points. With the game tied at 13-13 in the fourth quarter, Lockett broke free of coverage from Adoree' Jackson on a go route down the right sideline. He raised his hand, and Geno Smith found him for a 33-yard touchdown pass to secure a lead that the Seahawks wouldn't relinquish. And Lockett can breath a lot easier after a pair of uncharacteristic miscues kept the Giants in the game. Lockett set the Giants up for their first and only touchdown late in the second quarter while Seattle led, 7-0.wftv.com
Fantasy Football: Consider this Seahawk duo for your Week 6 waiver wire pickups
It's never too early to look toward your next matchup and a chance to bolster your fantasy football lineups. Here are two options to consider on the waiver wire ahead of Week 6. Geno Smith, QB, Seattle Seahawks (34 percent rostered in Yahoo leagues)Is it safe to say it yet? Is it safe to say that Geno Smith is a great fantasy football quarterback this season? Week 5 makes it three straight games of either 300+ yards or three scores for Smith, and he's surpassed 20 fantasy points two straight weeks.wftv.com
The Latest: Seahawks add 6 more to COVID-19 list
The Seattle Seahawks placed six more players on the reserve/COVID-19 list, including starting cornerback D.J. The six players join wide receiver Tyler Lockett and running back Alex Collins who were placed on the list on Thursday. The Chicago Bears placed cornerback Jaylon Johnson and safety Tashaun Gipson Sr. on the reserve/COVID-19 list ahead of their Monday night game. The list includes receiver Allen Robinson, backup quarterback Andy Dalton, right tackle Larry Borom and defensive end Mario Edwards Jr. The depleted Ravens also put cornerback Jimmy Smith on the COVID-19 list before the game.wftv.com
NFL updates protocols in response to COVID-19 cases
The NFL has updated its protocols in reaction to an increase in COVID-19 cases around the league, and it is pushing booster shots as the most effective protection against the coronavirus. Washington placed three more players on the COVID-19 list Thursday, following eight Wednesday. Also:—Seattle might be without one of its stars, receiver Tyler Lockett, who was put on the COVID-19 list Thursday along with running back Alex Collins. —Cleveland tight end David Njoku was activated from the COVID-19 list, adding a playmaker heading into Saturday’s game against Las Vegas. The Browns had 17 players, including 10 starters, on the COVID-19 list and are placing safety Ronnie Harrison there.wftv.com
Bears see all 3 coordinators go on COVID-19 list
Chicago put five players on the COVID-19 reserve list since Monday and have six on it overall. Washington placed three more players on the COVID-19 list Thursday, following eight Wednesday. Also:— Seattle might be without one of its stars, receiver Tyler Lockett, who was put on the COVID-19 list Thursday along with running back Alex Collins. — Cleveland tight end David Njoku was activated from the COVID-19 list, adding a playmaker heading into Saturday’s game against Las Vegas. The Browns have 17 players, including 10 starters, on the COVID-19 list.wftv.com
Rams get better of division rivals, toppling Seahawks 30-20
They watched less than two weeks ago as the Seattle Seahawks loudly celebrated a division title the Rams felt they gave away. No team was better at limiting yards or points than the Rams (11-6) and they continued to torment Wilson and the Seahawks (12-5). The victory sent the Rams into next week’s divisional playoff round, likely at top-seeded Green Bay unless Chicago upsets New Orleans. His heart, his passion for the game is special,” Rams left tackle Andrew Whitworth said. Seahawks: will head into an offseason filled with questions after winning the division but experiencing another early playoff exit.
The Latest: Henry runs for 2k, Titans' doink wins AFC South
Henry came into Sunday’s regular season finale needing 223 yards rushing to become the second man in franchise history to reach 2,000. He came in as the NFL’s rushing leader for a second straight season with a career-best 1,777 yards rushing. The Green Bay Packers have set an NFL season record for second-quarter points. With the run Newton also passed Grogan for the single-season team record for rushing yards by a quarterback. Newton entered the game 26 yards behind Grogan, who had 539 rushing yards in 1978.
Arizona knocks off undefeated Seattle with 37-34 OT victory
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) leaves the field after an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. Seattle led all of regulation until Gonzalez made a 44-yard field goal as time expired to tie it at 34. Moments later, it appeared Seattle had won on the ensuing drive when DK Metcalf caught a 48-yard touchdown pass, but the play was called back because of holding on receiver David Moore. Christian Kirk caught an 8-yard touchdown pass with 2:28 left to pull Arizona to 34-31. Seattle cruised 75 yards in just six plays, finishing with a 6-yard touchdown pass from Wilson to Lockett.
Wilson throws 5 more TDs, Seahawks topple Cowboys 38-31
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf (14) tosses the ball as he stands with running back Travis Homer (25) after Metcalf scored a touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
Wilson throws 5 more TD passes, Seahawks beat Cowboys 38-31
Wilson threw five touchdown passes, setting a record for most scoring passes in the first three games of a season with 14. Wilson became the first QB to have at least four TD passes in each of the first three games. Metcalf appeared to have a walk-in touchdown after hauling in a deep pass from Wilson late in the first quarter. Dallas trailed 30-15 after Prescott fumbled on the first play of the second half and Wilson subsequently threw his fourth TD pass. But Prescott threw TD passes of 42 yards to Cedrick Wilson and 43 yards to Michael Gallup, and Greg Zuerlein’s 42-yard field goal with 4:03 left gave Dallas a 31-30 lead.
Seahawks stuff Newton on final play, beat Patriots 35-30
Collier stuffed Cam Newton at the 1-yard line on the final play, and the Seattle Seahawks held off the New England Patriots 35-30 on Sunday night. But Newton took over the final minutes and yet another Seahawks-Patriots matchup was decided in the closing moments on a play snapped at the 1. On the final play, Newton tried to run power to the left, but was upended by Collier in the biggest play of his young career. The entire night in a normal setting would have left CenturyLink Field shaking with delirium, especially after the final play. Newton found Harry but was stopped at the 1 and New England used its final timeout, setting the stage for the final play.