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Los Angeles Rams RB Todd Gurley carries the ball against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 5, Oct. 3, 2019. Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

Game Preview: Rams, Seahawks look to continue playoff push on SNF | Rams’ official site

The Los Angeles Rams (7-5) will host the Seattle Seahawks (10-2) at the Coliseum on Sunday Night Football with playoff implications at stake for both teams.

Seattle currently holds the No. 2 seed in the NFC playoff picture, while Los Angeles is only one game behind the Minnesota Vikings for the second wild card spot.

Seahawks at Rams: Preview, predictions, key matchups, how to watch | CBS Sports

A year after contending with the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl, the Los Angeles Rams have endured a number of hardships, with serious questions emerging about even their core stars -- quarterback Jared Goff and running back Todd Gurley among them.

Seahawks at Rams Sunday Night Football prediction and preview | Athlon Sports

“Sunday Night Football” will bring football fans a fun rematch between the Seattle Seahawks and the Los Angeles Rams at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. These two teams met back in Week 5 when Seattle beat the Los Angeles 30-29 in an epic back-and-forth battle between the NFC West rivals.

John Clayton: A lot has changed with Rams-Seahawks in two months | MyNorthwest

What a difference two months makes.

When the Seahawks hosted the Los Angeles Rams on Oct. 3, they weren’t sure if they were ready to challenge for the NFC West title. The Rams came to the game as a two-time division winner and the defending NFC champions. But though the Rams were 3-1 at that time, they were coming off a 55-40 loss to the Tampa Bay Bucs.

Seahawks visit Rams for rematch with playoff hopes on the line | Q13 Fox

Greg Zuerlein has made plenty of tougher field goals than the 44-yarder he pushed barely wide right through the Seattle night air two months ago.

The Rams’ normally reliable kicker could have sent Los Angeles to a narrow win over the Seahawks. Instead, his miss with 11 seconds left in Seattle’s 30-29 win might have changed the trajectories of two seasons that intersect again Sunday night at the Coliseum.

2019 Week 14 key matchups: Seahawks at Rams | Seahawks’ official site

If the Seahawks are going to emerge with a win and stay perfect on the road, these are three key matchups that could make the difference in Sunday night’s game.

5 questions, 5 answers with Turf Show Times | Field Gulls

On December 17, 2017, the LA Rams and Seattle Seahawks met in Seattle for their second of two meetings that season. In the first meeting, the Seahawks won 16-10, scoring 16 unanswered after falling behind 10-0 and delivering the world a piece of Jared Goff’s future by holding him to no touchdowns and two interceptions.

Seahawks-Rams: 3 key matchups to watch in Week 14 | Field Gulls

In Week 5, the Seahawks and Rams delivered one of the best games of the season on Thursday Night Football, a 30-29 barn burner. As it came early on in the season, the general public was largely unsure of what to make of either team; since then, the two NFC West foes have taken different roads to meet in a crucial Week 14 game.

Week 14 picks: Who experts at taking in Rams vs. Seahawks | Rams Wire

The week opened with Seattle being favored by 2.5 points, but the betting line has since flipped to the Rams being 1.5-point favorites on Sunday. Los Angeles is projected to win based on the spread set by oddsmakers, but do NFL experts feel the same way?

Littleton deserves to make Pro Bowl after breakout season | Rams Wire

Cory Littleton signed with the Rams as an undrafted free agent out of Washington in 2016 and has slowly worked his way to become a top linebacker in the league right now.

Here’s why the Seahawks-Rams’ line has dropped to pick ‘em | LA Times

Sports bettors in Las Vegas have been backing the Rams in Sunday night’s NFC West showdown against the Seattle Seahawks. An opening line of Seattle -2.5 had dropped to pick-’em by late Wednesday.

4 reasons the Rams will defeat the Seahawks in Week 14 | Clutch Points

In the end, it comes down to what version of the Rams show up on Sunday night. On the other hand, Seattle has won five games in a row, which is the second-longest winning streak in the NFL behind the Baltimore Ravens. With that being said, here are four reasons why the Rams will defeat the Seahawks in Week 14.

Carroll: Seahawks are ready for final stretch, starting with Rams | MyNorthwest

The Seahawks are one of the hottest teams in the NFL, riding a five-game winning streak heading into a critical NFC West road showdown with the defending NFC champion Los Angeles Rams on Sunday Night Football.

Seahawks vs. Rams SNF betting preview | Sports Illustrated

NFC West rivals meet when Seattle travels to Los Angeles for the Sunday Night Football prime-time game. The Seahawks and Rams clash at 8:20 p.m. ET on Dec. 8, 2019 at L.A. Memorial Coliseum in California. This is one of several NFL Week 14 contests with major playoff implications.

2019 PFF Week 14 NFL power rankings | Pro Football Focus

Now through Week 13 of the 2019 NFL season, we at PFF have updated their power rankings using PFFELO.

McVay has fun with his “me not being an idiot” comment | Pro Football Talk

On Wednesday, Rams coach Sean McVay attributed the increase in running back Todd Gurley‘s workload not to a decision by the coach to manage Gurley’s workload but to “me not being an idiot.” On Thursday, McVay was asked about the reaction to his decision to call himself an idiot.

Clowney, Ansah questionable for Seahawks in Week 14 | Pro Football Talk

The Seahawks got defensive end Jadeveon Clowney back in the lineup for last Monday’s win over the Vikings and he was a participant in practice all week, but the team isn’t ready to rule him in for Sunday’s game against the Rams.

Week 14 injury report roundup | Pro Football Talk

Week 14 of the 2019 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Bears and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday.