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Seahawks, Rams offenses both struggle in St. Louis

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The World Series and Monday Night Football are both being played in St. Louis tonight. The football game is higher scoring. But not by much.

Both the Seahawks’ offense and the Rams’ offense are struggling in an ugly NFL game in St. Louis.

Rams quarterback Kellen Clemens, making his first start of the season in place of the injured Sam Bradford, has looked like the backup quarterback he is, with a pair of interceptions, one picked off by Seattle’s Bruce Irvin and one by Richard Sherman.

And the Seahawks’ offense was dreadful early in the game, as Seattle’s banged-up offensive line made life rough for Russell Wilson. In the first quarter, the Seahawks had negative yardage, although they finally began to move the ball in the second quarter and got on the board with a Wilson touchdown pass to Golden Tate.

That touchdown gave the Seahawks a 7-3 lead in a fairly ugly Monday night game.

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  1. thestrategyexpert says: Oct 28, 2013 9:42 PM

    Really liked Gruden’s commentary and complaint with the back-to-back QB bootleg plays. His idea of using the “heavy artillery” was smart and a better play. Plus you can’t have Russell Wilson take punishment on every snap of the ball for the rest of his career. You don’t need to get fancy and try and screw with him when you have 1st and Goal from the 1. Pete Carroll is annoying sometimes. Gruden is a lot smarter and knows football better than he does.

  2. hendeeze says: Oct 28, 2013 9:43 PM

    Looks like the away team forgot to pack their pills.

  3. i10east says: Oct 28, 2013 9:45 PM

    Big night in St Louis, with the Rams, and the Cards playing!

    To bad Baltimore can’t have two games at the same (Ravens, Orioles) because their share a parking lot. #poorcityplanning

  4. beastmode5150 says: Oct 28, 2013 9:51 PM

    Hey hendeeze, you aren’t funny.

  5. slick50ks says: Oct 28, 2013 10:00 PM

    If the Chiefs are the most overrated team in the NFL, the seachickens are the second most overrated.

  6. FlyFromTheInside says: Oct 28, 2013 10:03 PM

    Wilson is taking a brutal beating tonight. They better make some adjustments before he is out for the year

  7. seatownballers says: Oct 28, 2013 10:09 PM

    @hendeeze
    Need pills?

    We’re playing with a backup oline, and several injured receivers. Yet were winning. Keep hating. We’re doing successful as a team. Meanwhile your lowly life is filled with with insults, jealousy, and hate. Best of luck with that

  8. pacificnw7722 says: Oct 28, 2013 10:10 PM

    With LT Okung and RT Giacomini out our O-line is COMPLETELY pathetic. Pete Carroll and GM John Schneider NEED to draft for the Offensive Line in the next NFL draft.

  9. fumblenuts says: Oct 28, 2013 10:13 PM

    Darrell Bevell……….wake up!

    C’mon man!

  10. jackmayhoffer says: Oct 28, 2013 10:14 PM

    the excuses out of you children is hilarious. they very well may go on a strong run later in year like last year but they really dont look so good away from the link.

  11. detectivejimmymcnulty says: Oct 28, 2013 10:23 PM

    Ugh. I was kidding about Clemens taking us to the Superbowl, but come on. Just don’t turn the ball over, man. We’re not asking you to win the game just don’t lose it.

    By the way, impressed by the crowd tonight with the World Series literally a few blocks away. So, you want to move the Rams to LA, but San Diego has one of the worst stadiums in sports and the Raiders share their stadium with the A’s while the sewage backs up. Greed with no common sense at it’s finest people.

  12. howiefeltersnatch says: Oct 28, 2013 10:23 PM

    Bernie Kosar was right about the Rams

  13. mf7krime says: Oct 28, 2013 10:28 PM

    Ugh. Seahawks fans are the worst. Not only that but their grammar is dreadful.

  14. rationalthinker82 says: Oct 28, 2013 10:29 PM

    Guess who didnt look terrible on the road against St Louis? The 49ers.

    Real contenders play well everywhere. Overrated.

  15. ken49ers says: Oct 28, 2013 10:30 PM

    Can’t wait to see the Niners pass rush against this banged up o-line of Seattle. Hawks took round one in their noise box. Round 2 is at the ‘Stick. I like the Niners chances, especially since the team is starting to get play makers back.

  16. shadowoflambeau311 says: Oct 28, 2013 10:30 PM

    Am I really supposed to believe that this Seahawks team is a Super Bowl contender?

  17. canetic says: Oct 28, 2013 10:38 PM

    The Seahawks have the best defense in the league — at celebrating routine plays.

  18. beastmode5150 says: Oct 28, 2013 10:39 PM

    Every team has a stinker, except that one dolphins team back when there were 3 good teams.

  19. bengalguy says: Oct 28, 2013 10:40 PM

    Hey seatownballbag,

    Injuries are part of the game, every team has’m & gets’m! Stop making excuses…. Your Defense is awsome (even though Sherman’s bigass fat mouth needs to shut-it) but Wilson is overrated & the receiving corps. Is avg. @ best.
    Seahag fans need to stop beating their chests like their idiot DB ‘s do an act like you’ve been there before.
    If you have to keep convincing everyone your good….your probably not!

  20. atwatercrushesokoye says: Oct 28, 2013 10:42 PM

    Cue the Seahawks fans to complain about their injuries and tell us once they have their o-line back and Harvin they’ll be putting up 500 yards a week…

  21. napavalleyshaun says: Oct 28, 2013 10:43 PM

    As a Cards fan, I’m pulling for the Rams. But…
    I understand Kellen has trouble getting into his house at night. Someone installed an endzone between his driveway and front door.

  22. bengalguy says: Oct 28, 2013 10:47 PM

    TD Golden Tate! Stay classy Seattle

  23. jdhein22 says: Oct 28, 2013 11:13 PM

    Both teams look sluggish. It’s that damn Monday night football, I tells ya. Players just don’t have time to recover, or something.

  24. arctantheta says: Oct 28, 2013 11:20 PM

    the officiating in this game’s been suffocating. can’t we just watch some football??

  25. ballboy48 says: Oct 28, 2013 11:42 PM

    We should’ve listened to Bernie Kosar…He was right this whole time. Clemens is terrible.

  26. realitycheckbaby says: Oct 28, 2013 11:48 PM

    Yes, Seahawks are terrible.

    7 – 1

    Scoreboard

    Record

  27. pgilbert2013 says: Oct 28, 2013 11:49 PM

    Tough night in St. Louis… Great baseball team.

    Man, if I didn’t see a flashback of Akron 1 yard away from upsetting Michigan this evening.

    Man, incredibly frustrating. Take the one pass to Tate away and this was a Thursday night football game in the making.

    Good lord I’m so disappointed that they slipped by again with their usually mediocre football game.

    On a bright note damn fine defensive line play Rams.

  28. discountdoublecheck says: Oct 28, 2013 11:52 PM

    I love this Dr. Jekyl/Mr. Hyde mentality of the commenters on here.

    Had this been the blowout everyone expected, everyone on here would’ve been singing the praises of all things Seattle. Because it ended up being closer than expected, despite St. Louis being a division rival and having a good defense…out come the PED jokes and ignorant comments?

    They won the game people…

  29. ecupatsfan12 says: Oct 29, 2013 12:00 AM

    How on earth does Brian Schottenheimer have a job?!!! you have first and goal on the three yard line and you throw it four freaking times and no PA passes- no rollouts- no three step drops- just line up in empty and throw it four times. Im pretty sure any educated fan could have done better than that. The last three plays especially! Line up in heavy and run a run play-ok- then line up in heavy and throw a PA- than roll Kellen out and give him a 2 man route to read and get rid of the ball- simple stuff! HS coaches are smarter than that! The rest of the game was terrible- he throws slants 90 percent of the time and doesn’t throw PA off power. He doesn’t throw it deep at all. God I wish my dad was famous!

  30. rainponcho87 says: Oct 29, 2013 1:02 AM

    seattle has good players, I just hate their style. It so in your face. Show some sportsmanship. Taunting, trash talking, late hits, etc. If you are really so good you should just handle a team like the Rams with their backup QB no prob. And keep in mind it’s all coming back you. Every team you beat in that fashion is going to completely pound you with relish when you are not so strong due to injuries, free agency etc.

  31. ramsalltheway93 says: Oct 29, 2013 1:23 AM

    Guess who didnt look terrible on the road against St Louis? The 49ers.

    Real contenders play well everywhere. Overrated.

    Yes the Seahawks are mediocre to say the least on the road and the 49ers did take care of the Rams easily, but to say the 49ers can play well anywhere is absurd. Hence the 29-3 drubbing they took at Seattle. What gets me is how one team can play so good at home and that bad on the road.. I know the 12th man and all, but the Seahawks go from being one of the best in the NFL at home to being an iffy top 16 team on the road

  32. sweetnlow44 says: Oct 29, 2013 1:51 AM

    Haters gon’ hate. 7-1. An ugly win is still a win. The Chiefs have done it 2 weeks in a row now. At home. Against worse teams than the Rams.

  33. robseahawksfan says: Oct 29, 2013 3:13 AM

    ken49ers says:
    Oct 28, 2013 10:30 PM
    Can’t wait to see the Niners pass rush against this banged up o-line of Seattle. Hawks took round one in their noise box. Round 2 is at the ‘Stick. I like the Niners chances, especially since the team is starting to get play makers back.

    *********************************

    And yet, even after a bad road performance by us, you’re STILL a game behind us, because we won! And unlike the Rams, you won’t get THIS offensive line by the December rematch, Okung and Giacomini will be back! HAHAHAHAHA!

  34. allday38 says: Oct 29, 2013 3:37 AM

    rationalthinker82 says:
    Oct 28, 2013 10:29 PM
    Guess who didnt look terrible on the road against St Louis? The 49ers.

    Real contenders play well everywhere. Overrated.

    Oh yea, like the 49ers played in Seattle? At least the Rams scored more than 3, unlike Frisco.

  35. dolphins4 says: Oct 29, 2013 5:42 AM

    The NFL has figured out the spread offense.

  36. rublestiltzkin says: Oct 29, 2013 6:25 AM

    ken49ers October 28, 2013, 7:30 PM PDT

    Can’t wait to see the Niners pass rush against this banged up o-line of Seattle. Hawks took round one in their noise box. Round 2 is at the ‘Stick. I like the Niners chances, especially since the team is starting to get play makers back.___________________________________
    Really? Cuz, well first of all, Aldon Smith will still be in rehab then, wearing his fluffy white robe. also, by then we’ll have okung back. And Percy will be in the lineup. And we killed you guys the last two times we’ve played, and you didn’t even sniff the end zone last time we met. And Crabtree still gonna be hurt, and well,……… Were gonna hammer on your guys again!

  37. rublestiltzkin says: Oct 29, 2013 6:27 AM

    rationalthinker82 October 28, 2013, 7:29 PM PDT

    Guess who didnt look terrible on the road against St Louis? The 49ers.

    Real contenders play well everywhere. Overrated.________________________

  38. schmitty2 says: Oct 29, 2013 9:40 AM

    realitycheckbaby says:Oct 28, 2013 11:48 PM

    Yes, Seahawks are terrible.

    7 – 1

    Scoreboard

    Record

    I’ll give you a “reality check”. You better fix some things especially the o-line because your 7-1 team got outplayed by an obvious inferior team.

  39. ydousuk says: Oct 29, 2013 12:57 PM

    mf7krime says: Oct 28, 2013 10:28 PM

    Ugh. Seahawks fans are the worst. Not only that but their grammar is dreadful.
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    Ugh is not a complete sentence……….

  40. ydousuk says: Oct 29, 2013 1:00 PM

    schmitty2 says: Oct 29, 2013 9:40 AM

    realitycheckbaby says:Oct 28, 2013 11:48 PM

    Yes, Seahawks are terrible.

    7 – 1

    Scoreboard

    Record

    I’ll give you a “reality check”. You better fix some things especially the o-line because your 7-1 team got outplayed by an obvious inferior team.
    ————————————————————
    Did you see the final score?

  41. schmitty2 says: Oct 29, 2013 3:48 PM

    ydousuk says:Oct 29, 2013 1:00 PM

    schmitty2 says: Oct 29, 2013 9:40 AM

    realitycheckbaby says:Oct 28, 2013 11:48 PM

    Yes, Seahawks are terrible.

    7 – 1

    Scoreboard

    Record

    I’ll give you a “reality check”. You better fix some things especially the o-line because your 7-1 team got outplayed by an obvious inferior team.
    ————————————————————
    Did you see the final score?

    I sure did an no way the Hawks should have won. I know its hard for Hawks fans but try and be humble for once and admit you got outplayed.

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