The Seattle Seahawks won against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday, bringing their record at home to 8-0 for the season.
The Seahawks didn’t have a promising start to the game and were down by four points at the half. They rallied back in the last half, however, finishing out the game 20-13.
The score wasn’t as impressive as the past few weeks, where the Seahawks posted massive scores, but they still managed to rally fans together, who were heard cheering for their team during the penalty-filled game.
NBC Sports reports that the team’s rookie quarterback didn’t have the easiest day of it, as he was sacked multiple times. Despite the problems, however, he finished 15 or 19 pass attempts for 250 yards and one touchdown. He also ran the game-winning touchdown in the fourth quarter with 1:39 left on the clock.
The score of 20-13, however, pales in comparison to their past four games, where they won with a combined count of 173-47. In winning their final game of the regular season, the Seahawks were able to achieve more than one milestone.
Seahawks.com notes that the team finished undefeated at home for the third time in franchise history and also were the third team to get more than 10 wins in a season. They also tied the 1986 team with the longest winning streak to end a season at five.
Winning their game on Sunday also gave the Hawks the chance to win the division title, but the opportunity was taken away from them when the 49ers also won their game, allowing the San Francisco team to clinch the title. Seattle will still get to participate in the playoffs, however, giving them their second opportunity in a row to go to the Super Bowl.
The Seahawks’ only appearance in the Super Bowl was against the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2006, but they lost 21-10. But with the 12th man behind them, the Seattle team may just get another shot at winning.
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