RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Russell Wilson spent nearly as much time on his back getting sacked as he did standing and completing passes. Seattle's defense bent to the final yard on the final play before making a goal-line stand.
The Seahawks are lucky style points don't count in the NFL because their 14-9 win in St. Louis was an ugly, unimpressive performance.
For a week, the belief that Seattle is the best team in the NFC took a shot, even if they're the only team in the conference that's 7-1. And the news didn't get better Tuesday with the team confirming wide receiver Sidney Rice will miss the rest of the season after suffering an ACL tear in his knee.
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