Seahawks clinch NFC West with win over Rams



Highlights

  • Defense dominated the 1st half, little to show for either offense.

  • LA: 178 yards, Seattle: 116 yards.

  • LA Rams had three sacks in the 1st half, five sacks in total

  • WR DK Metcalf breaks the Seahawks' franchise record for most receiving yards


Game Story

1st Half

  • The Rams struggled through their 1st drive before a 44-yard FG put Los Angeles on the board on their 2nd possession (3-0 LA)

  • Seattle secures its 1st score with a 45 yard field goal early in the second (3-3)

  • LA pushes ahead with a 51 yard field goal with just over 9.5 minutes left in the second (6-3 LA)

  • Seahawks roughing the kicker penalty gave LA field advantage with six minutes left, but QB Jared Goff is picked off at the 10-yd line by DB Quandre Diggs, who has a 25-yard return

  • The Rams' penalty results in a 49 yard field goal for the Seahawks (6-6 HALF)

Second Half

  • Opening drive: Russell Wilson finds David Moore for the 45-yd pickup to set Seattle up at the Rams 23. Wilson finds the end zone for the 4-yard score (13-6 Seattle)

  • With 3:15 left in the 3rd, Seattle's defense holds stout on the Rams' fourth and goal drive

  • Early in the 4th: the Rams' 33 yard field goal puts them within four (13-9)

  • Wilson connects with Tyler Lockett for a 24 yard pickup at the Rams' 30. Wilson finds Jacob Hollister for the 13 yard score to seal the deal with just under three minutes left (20-9 FINAL)


Leaders

Los Angeles

  • QB Jared Goff: 24/43 for 216 yards and one INT

  • HB Darrell Henderson Jr: 12 carries for 62 yards

  • WR Cooper Kupp: 8 receptions for 66 yards

Seattle

  • QB Russell Wilson: 20/32 for 197 yards and 1 TD

  • HB Chris Carson: 16 carries for 69 yards

  • WR D.K. Metcalf: 6 receptions for 59 yards

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